Saving Login Information for Fast Access
Just as the automatic form-filling feature helps you fill out online forms quickly, the automatic login-filling feature helps you log in to Web sites quickly by keeping track of your usernames and their associated passwords. The first time you log in to a Web site with a username (or e-mail address) and password, Firefox asks you whether it should remember the password, as illustrated below three options.
Yes: This option saves the password in the Password Manager. When you use the same username at the Web site in the future, Firefox automatically prefills the password. See the section “Viewing and clearing saved login info with the Password Manager,” later in this chapter, for more information about viewing and removing saved passwords.
Never for This Site: Click this button if you never want Firefox to save a password on any page of this Web site. This option is useful if you never want to save passwords for a particular site, perhaps because the site is especially private or sensitive (for example, your banking site). If you choose this option but later decide that you want Firefox to remember this site’s login information after all, you can reverse this decision from the Password Manager. See “Viewing and clearing saved login info with the Password Manager,” later in this chapter.
Not Now: Click this button if you don’t want to save the password now, but you want Firefox to continue to ask when you log in to this site in the future. This is useful if you have multiple accounts at the site and might want to save login information for some of them, but not this particular one. This might also be the case if, for example, your family shares one computer, and some members