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Updated by Tracy King on Jan 04, 2024

Workable Solutions Step-by-step Troubleshooting
1. Manual Way Start the first troubleshoot to eliminate the error by writing the passwords manually...Full steps
2. EaseUS Key Finder Step 1. Click "Internet & Network" under Password; Step 2. Check Browser Accounts...Full steps
3. Firefox Settings Step 1: Click on the Menu button - to open the menu panel; Step 2: Tap on Passwords...Full steps

Firefox users are having issues with password saving while using the web browser. The free web browsing platform offers the browsing and collecting information via the internet and provides users with data. When you crawl on websites, create accounts, and need to re-login, you check Firefox and find there is no saving password data. If you are in similar circumstances, stay with the write-up as we are unboxing the solutions of the error issue of Firefox won't remember passwords.

Error: Firefox Won't Remember Passwords

Password is the gateway of your digital accounts. Without the code, you cannot even access your own accounts. In this context, saving passwords is crucial to access your digital accounts and go through the information you want. On the other hand, Firefox or Mozilla Firefox is a web browser that offers a free platform to browse the internet and collect the data you want. When the error is giving you trouble, you need to fix it. To address the solution, you need to cultivate the reasons behind the error. 

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If Firefox won't remember passwords, even you forgot and attempted based on your intuition, you will end up blocking the account and need to reset the password through a link or going through Forget Password option, which is a bit complex method. Further, it's impossible to retrieve the lost passwords if you do not set the recovery mail with your accounts. It will consume your time, and the account retrieval process goes waste at the end of the day.

However, before addressing the solution, you must know why Firefox won't remember the passwords. 

Facts: Mozilla is a non-profit organization and Firefox developed by Mozilla; you can be assured that they will not sell your data to any third party. Hence, you can use Firefox unhesitantly. 

Why Does Firefox Not Remember My Password? 

Mozilla Firefox or Firefox is developed by Mozilla Foundation, a non-profit organization, the web browser is known for its high speed. You can browse the information that floats on the internet and use it for your purpose. So, when the web browser cannot remember the passwords, you must dig out the reasons.

Here are a few reasons that Firefox won't remember my password: 

  • If you forgot to save the password: You need to set your login ID and Password when creating the account. After finishing the process, you need to click on the Save Password option. If you overlook the saving option, Firefox will not remember the password.
  • Website prohibited password saving option: Few websites do not allow to save passwords following an autofill form to protect their privacy policy. In that case, every time you try to log in, you have to remember the login credentials. Here, Firefox cannot help you.
  • If you forget to change the settings of Firefox to save passwords: If you forgot to change the settings and do not enable the save password option, Firefox cannot remember the passwords you are looking for.
  • If you forget to add the Website manually: There is an option to add a website in Firefox. If you do not add the sites you have visited frequently, Firefox cannot help you to trace the passwords.

If you click on the clear data option to recover the space, all your data can be erased, including passwords. In some cases, Firefox cannot remember the passwords until freshly added.

These are some possible reasons that Firefox won't remember your passwords. Fix them as soon as possible so that your account does not get blocked, and you can visit websites or access accounts.

Full Solutions to Fix 'Firefox Won't Remember Passwords' Error

After knowing the reasons, you can chalk out the solutions easily to eliminate the error. If you cannot manage alone, follow the solutions we will present here. Try one after another until the error eliminates from the Firefox web browser. 

Let's start!

1. Save Passwords in Firefox Manually

Start the first troubleshoot to eliminate the error by writing the passwords manually in some files or Notes and keeping them safe. Manual writing will make you remember for a long time. Whenever you know that Firefox won't remember the passwords, you immediately note them down before you also forget. Even when you autofill the form of the websites you have visited often, note down the ID credentials to avoid further issues. 

2. Extract and Backup Passwords in Firefox Automatically

Another way to fix the error is to take help from a reliable tool that can save your passwords if Firefox won't. EaseUS Key Finder tool is a trustworthy brand that can extract and backup vital data like passwords and rescue you in your critical time. A feature called Internet & Network helps you backup and extract the passwords from Firefox. 

Apart from Firefox passwords, the tool is helpful to find out lost WiFi passwords, license codes, product keys, etc., crucial data that you need anytime. Most importantly, the EaseUS tool helps you keep the web browser user id and passwords if you are using several web browsers. Without remembering them, you can get access to any websites, web browsers, and accounts login access.

The tool offers many other benefits that you can avail yourself of once you install it on your desktop. Go to their official page, click on the Download button and let the tool backup all the passwords of the websites you have landed frequently.

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Step 1. Click "Internet & Network" under Password.

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Step 2. Check Browser Accounts & Passwords of Chrome, Edge, Firefox, and IE.

"Copy" - Click it, then directly paste.

"Save" - Save as a PDF file.

"Print" -  Connect Printer to print.

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3. Configure Firefox Settings for Logins and Passwords

Firefox offers autofill form settings that store the login details automatically. Next time you open the Website, you can get the login access in auto mode. It's an effective method to save your time as Firefox remembers the passwords and id. How can you enable the option in Settings? Let us show you. Follow the below method: 

Step 1: Click on the Menu button - to open the menu panel.

Step 2: Tap on Passwords.

Step 3: Tap on the Firefox logins menu ( the three dots at the right corner); next, tap on Options.

Once you click the Privacy and Security panel will appear in the Login and Passwords section

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Step 4: Add the checkbox next to Ask to Save logins and passwords for websites 

Step 5: Add the Checkbox next to Autofil logins and passwords, and you're done.

Your id passwords will show automatically in the login box. You can access the websites and accounts without entering them manually.

To check whether your passwords are saved in auto logins mode, try to visit the Website and make sure you can smoothly enter into the site by following the steps aptly. 


Passwords are important data for the user. And the password is the gateway to access websites, accounts, etc. In this light, if Firefox won't remember passwords, you need to switch to other options, as we have mentioned in the above discussion. You can easily apply the solution after digging out why Firefox messed up with your passwords. Thus, we can come to a nutshell: First, identify the reason, Apply the error rectification method, and finally, get rid of the issue. And don't forget to backup your essential accounts details and save them on the browser.

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Updated by Tracy King

Tracy became a member of the EaseUS content team in 2013. Being a technical writer for over 10 years, she is enthusiastic about sharing tips to assist readers in resolving complex issues in disk management, file transfer, PC & Mac performance optimization, etc., like an expert.

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