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2 Ways to Recover Firefox Password on Mac OS X

May 20th, 2016 by Admin

Is there any way to retrieve saved passwords from a non-working Firefox? Where are Firefox passwords stored on Mac OS X? In this tutorial we’ll show you 2 ways to recover forgotten Firefox password on Mac OS X.


Method 1: Recover Password Using Firefox’s Built-in Option

If you can still access the Firefox browser, it’s quite easy to view the saved website passwords by following these steps:

  1. Click the hamburger button (three horozontal lines) in the top-right corner of your Firefox browser, then select Preferences.


  2. In the Preferences window, click on the Security tab and then click the Saved Logins button.


  3. Now you will see list of website and username which has been saved in Firefox browser. Passwords are hidden for security reasons, you can click the Show Passwords button to reveal the saved passwords.


Method 2: Recover Firefox Password Using Password Recovery Tool

If your Firefox browse stops working or you need to recover passwords from an old hard drive, you can use the Firefox Password Recovery program. Here’s how to recover passwords from Firefox profile on Mac OS X:

  1. From the OS X desktop or a Finder window, simply press Command(⌘) + Shift + G to bring up the Go to Folder dialog. Type the following path and press Enter.
    ~/Library/Application Support/Firefox


  2. It will open your specified folder in the Finder window. From there you can see the Profiles folder which is used by Firefox to stored passwords and bookmarks.


    As the Firefox Password Recovery program can run in Windows only, you need to copy the whole profile folder to a USB flash drive, and then transfer it to a Windows-based computer.

  3. Now download and install the Firefox Password Recovery program on your Windows-based computer. After installing, launch the program and click on the Recover From File button.


  4. In the pop-up dialog box, click on Browse button to select the Firefox profile folder stored in your USB flash drive. Once it’s done, click OK.


  5. The program will quickly decrypt the Firefox profile and display the login URLs, usernames and passwords for all saved login credentials.


How to Retrieve Firefox Passwords from Crashed Computer

January 18th, 2013 by Admin

My old computer crashed and it had all my old passwords on it! I was wondering if it were possible to somehow retrieve them. I can access data from the computer, but I can’t open the Firefox application due to the virus. I was running it on Vista with the newest version of Firefox as of April 2011. I’d really appreciate the help – I cant remember all of my passwords.

In case you ever find yourself in a situation where your computer crashes or you can’t start Windows anymore, you can retrieve Firefox passwords easily from your hard drive. Just add the hard drive to your current computer as a slave drive, Firefox Password Recovery program allows you to decrypt and recover the passwords saved in Firefox password file in just a few mouse clicks. Let’s proceed.

How to Retrieve Firefox Passwords from Crashed Computer?

  1. Connect your crashed hard drive to a working computer as a slave drive
  2. Download Firefox Password Recovery software and install it on your computer.
  3. Launch Firefox Password Recovery program and click on Recover From File button.

  4. On the next window, choose your Firefox installation directory and profile path.

  5. Click OK. It will retrieve the Firefox passwords quickly from the external hard drive.

Firefox Password Recovery also allows you to retrieve Firefox passwords for your current working computer. It’s helpful for you to export/backup Firefox passwords before re-installing Windows or formatting your hard drive.

How to Recover Firefox Passwords In 3 Steps

May 3rd, 2012 by Admin

Firefox is one of the most popular browser and my favorite also. I have been using it for about five years. Often we tend to use Remember Me option when we log into any password protected website. This saves the password inside Firefox and next time when we open the same site, password field is automatically filled. This saves our lot of time but indeed this method is also at high risk compromising password. Password saved inside Firefox could be easily revealed with Password Recovery Bundle. Firefox hidden password with asterisk characters so normal users will not see the actual password. But the password could be easily decrypted with Password Recovery Bundle. It’s able to decrypt all password saved inside Firefox. It’s a great software to test security and protect password from compromising.

Let’s see how can we recover Firefox password in just 3 steps:

  1. First install Password Recovery Bundle on your local computer.
  2. Launch the program, then click Start Recovery button. The program will pop up a drop-down menu that displays all supported password types.
  3. Select the Firefox Password option. The program will instantly reveal all saved passwords with website URLs, logins and passwords.

Additionally, Password Recovery Bundle also supports Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Opera, Apple Safari. It has ability to uncover any saved password saved in all popular web browsers.