Firefox (Win) - Clearing Saved Passwords and Form Data

This document explains how to clear saved passwords and form data in Mozilla Firefox.

Clearing Saved Form & Search History

  1. Click the Library menu and go to History, then Clear Recent History....

    Click Library, then History.
    Click Clear Recent History.

  2. Click on the drop down box to the right of Time range to clear: and select Everything. Then, check Form & Search History. Click on Clear Now.

    Dialog box for clearing history.

Viewing and Deleting Saved Passwords

The Firefox Password Manager securely stores your usernames and passwords.

  1. At the top-right of the Firefox window, click on the Firefox menu button and then click Options.

    The options menu in Firefox.

  2. Select the Privacy & Security panel.  Click Saved Logins... and the Password Manager will open.

    The Privacy and Security screen in Firefox.

  • To see the passwords you have saved, click Show Passwords. When you close the window, your passwords will be automatically hidden.
  • Use the search box to find a particular website or username. Click the X in the search bar to clear your search and see the full list again.
  • To remove a username and password, select it from the list and click Remove.
  • To remove all stored usernames and passwords, click Remove All. After confirming this choice, all of your stored usernames and passwords will be deleted.

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Created2012-09-18 11:28:16Updated2019-08-30 11:25:14
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