How To Transfer Firefox 2 Passwords To Firefox 3

by on June 19, 2008
in Firefox, Tips and Tricks

Firefox 3 was released 2 days ago, and since then there have been tips and tricks popping up all over the blogosphere to enhance your Firefox 3 experience. While browsing thorugh my feed reader for my daily dose of Internet bytes, I came across a very useful article on The Pick C on how you can transfer your old Firefox 2 passwords to your new Firefox 3 and thought to share it with you all in case you also experienced similar problem.

How To Transfer Firefox 2 Passwords To Firefox 3

1. Open your Firefox Profile folder by navigating to:

C:\Documents and Settings\<user account>\Application Data\Mozilla\ Firefox\Profiles\<profile folder>

2. Look for signons2 and open it in any text editor.

3. Copy all the data from the file and close it.

3. Now look for signons3, open it in a text editor and replace its data with the copied one.

4. Save the file and close it.

5. Restart Firefox and all your passwords will be updated now.

I hope you enjoyed this trick and found it useful. Keith, from Techie Buzz, has shared an ultimate list of Firefox tips and tricks. Don’t forget to try them!

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  • Lol Don’t forget to miss them… :D, thanks for the link :)

  • @Keith:
    Damn! What’s going on with me :/ Gone crazy these days.

  • Cant find Application Data folder anywhere @_@!!!

  • nice tips haris
    good job……i wanted to do that because i cant remember my passwords :P

  • veronica

    I want to copy all of my passwords in the firerfox folder(security)
    To have a record. However, u can not highlight or right click. Any suggestions? Thank u