How to Lock and Password Protect Firefox 4 Stored Passwords

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firefox 4 protect your saved passwordsAs you know there are a lot of ways to view saved and stored password in Firefox 4 (as well as other Internet browsers), that’s why you might wish to lock and protect them from nosy users. Firefox 4 latest features let you password protect all those passwords you saved in the browser in a very secure way. In fact, now you can set a “master password“, that adds an extra layer of protection to all your passwords and usernames. Let’s see how to achieve this and secure all your sensitive data, emails accounts, shopping accounts etc. for your peace of mind.

  1. Open Firefox 4.
  2. Click Tools.
  3. Click Options.
  4. Click the Security tab.
  5. Tick the Use a Master Password checkbox. This will open a new window. Set a master password to protect your other passwords. Please, have a look at the Password Quality Meter available inside such window that will tell you if the master password you have created and set is secure or not.
  6. Click OK.


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