How to Reset Firefox Master Password?

Reset Firefox Master Password

Surely, you are here and stuck in with Mozilla Firefox master password. You may have created a master password to Firefox browser and later forgot that password and now looking the way to remove or reset Firefox master password from the browser.

By any chance, if you do remember the old master password of Firefox or still available, you can easily remove it from Firefox settings. There is another option wherein you can remove master password instead of resetting it.

[Read: Setup and Remove Firefox Master Password]

You must have following questions in your mind if you lost or forgot your current firefox master password.

What happen if you forgot your current master password?
How would we remove master password now?
What happens with my saved logins in Firefox?

Don’t worry, we have another way to reset this master password to its default settings.

Do You Forgot Master Password of Mozilla Firefox?

Mozilla do have an option to reset master password settings to default.

Caution: Resetting your master password with below method will remove all of your saved or stored credentials (usernames and passwords) from the browser. Once they are removed, cannot be revoked.

Hence, make your mind before you proceed with below steps:

Step 1. Firstly, launch Mozilla Firefox.

In the Firefox address bar on the top, enter the following path and hit Enter from our keyboard.

chrome://pippki/content/resetpassword.xhtml

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Step 2. As a result of your above action, Reset Master Password page will appear on the screen with a warning message as below:

If you reset our master password, all your stored web and e-mail passwords, form data, personal certificates, and private keys will be forgotten. Are you sure you want to reset your master password?

Finally, if you are okay, click the Reset button to the bottom right in order to reset Firefox Master Password.

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Within few seconds, you will be notified with a message that “Your password has been reset“.

Now, it’s up to you if you want to create a new master password for your firefox browser or doesn’t want to setup.

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