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Export Firefox passwords

Current browsers have a convenient feature: help people save their passwords and logins, so they don’t need to type the passwords again and again. This is very user-friendly, and people may need to export the saved passwords and save it as a CSV file in another place. MiniTool Solution shows you how to export Firefox passwords step by step.

It’s an amazing feature to have your passwords and logins saved in browsers. You just need to tell the browser to remember your passwords the first time you’re entering them; when you access the same websites and they require the same passwords, it will fill in for you automatically. This prevents many troubles and is very time-saving. The following content takes Firefox as an example to show you the steps to export Firefox passwords.

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Why Do You Need to Export Firefox Passwords

There are mainly 3 reasons to explain why users want to export passwords from Firefox:

  • People want to import the passwords to another browser or a new computer.
  • Some people want to keep a backup of the passwords locally instead of putting them in the cloud.
  • Users are so dependent on the browser that they forget their passwords and can’t type them correctly in other browsers or on other devices.

Luckily, it doesn’t require complex steps to export passwords Firefox. There’s a built-in feature for users to export saved passwords Firefox and export saved logins Firefox.

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Firefox Export Passwords

Please make sure your local hard drive/SSD works well if you want to save the exported CSV file there. Otherwise, you should prepare an external hard disk or USB drive to keep the CSV file and then transfer it to another computer.

Note: The CSV file should contain these things: url, username, password, httpRealm, formActionOrigin, guid, timeCreated, timeLastUsed, and timePasswordChanged.

The following steps of Firefox export saved passwords are finished in Windows 10. If you’re performing operations in other systems or on other devices, the steps may be slightly different.

How to Export Firefox Passwords

How to export passwords from Firefox:

  1. Double click on the Firefox icon on desktop or search for Firefox & click it through Windows.
  2. Click on the menu icon (represented by three horizontal lines) in the top right corner.
  3. Select Logins and Passwords from the drop-down menu.
  4. The Firefox Lockwise window will appear then.
  5. Click on the menu icon (represented by three dots) in the top right corner.
  6. Select Export Logins… from the drop-down menu.
  7. A small window will pop up to prompt you that “Your passwords will be saved as readable text so anyone who can open the exported file can view them”. If you want to continue, click on the .. button at the bottom left.
  8. You may be asked to enter your Windows login credentials to protect the security of your accounts. Type the correct password and click OK.
  9. The Export Logins File window will appear. Please navigate to the location you want to keep the file and give it a new file name; then, click Save to confirm.
  10. The exported passwords and logins will be saved in a CSV file.
  11. Please copy & paste the file to an external disk or USB drive to make a backup.

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Export logins and passwords

Firefox Lockwise is a password manager provided by Mozilla for the Firefox web browser. It syncs passwords from the browser so that you can access the saved passwords from anywhere outside the Firefox.

Firefox Export Passwords to New Computer

  1. Connect the external disk or USB drive to the new computer.
  2. Open Firefox.
  3. Click on the menu icon.
  4. Select Logins and Passwords.
  5. Click on the menu icon in the Firefox Lockwise window.
  6. Select Import from a File….
  7. Choose your CSV file and click Open.
  8. The passwords and logins will be added/updated in Firefox Lockwise.

Import from a File

Attention:

Firefox Export Saved Logins to Google Chrome

  1. Close Firefox.
  2. Open Chrome and click on the three-dots menu icon.
  3. Select Settings.
  4. Click Import bookmarks and settings.
  5. Choose Mozilla Firefox from the drop-down menu.
  6. Uncheck other items, but keep Saved passwords.
  7. Click Import.

Import Saved passwords

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Delete Saved Passwords in Firefox

After talking about how to export saved passwords from Firefox, I’d like to show you how to deleted saved passwords in it.

  1. Open Firefox and click on the menu icon.
  2. Select Logins and Passwords.
  3. Click on the menu icon in the Firefox Lockwise window.
  4. Click Remove All Logins.

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