Import login and password data from a file

Firefox Firefox Last updated: 01/25/2024 19% of users voted this helpful

Starting in Firefox version 116, you can import login and password information from a .csv (comma separated values) file. You can use either one of these methods:

Import from Firefox Settings

  1. In the Menu bar at the top of the screen, click Firefox and then select Preferences or Settings, depending on your macOS version.Click the menu button Fx89menuButton and select Settings.
  2. In the General panel to the left, click on Import Data under the Import Browser Data section.
    Import from file 1
  3. Select Passwords from CSV file.
    Import from file 2
  4. Select the .csv file that contains the login data you wish to import and click Open.
    Import from file choose file
  5. All set! Click Done to wrap up the import.
    Import from file 3

Import from Logins menu

  1. Click the menu button Fx89menuButton to open the menu panel.
  2. Click Logins and PasswordsPasswords.
    • The Firefox about:logins page will open in a new tab.
  3. Click the 3-dot menu icon, then click Import from a File…
  4. Select the .csv file that contains the login data you wish to import and click Open.
  5. Click Done to complete the import.
Note: Firefox does not save or sync login data from another browser or file unless you choose to import it. This data is stored locally in a readable form on your computer by the other browser.

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