How to Recover Saved Passwords in Waterfox Browser

How to Recover Saved Passwords in Waterfox Browser

This research article shows you all password secrets of Waterfox browser including where all your website passwords are stored, how it is stored and how to recover it automatically.

Waterfox Browser Password Secrets

Waterfox browser saves all your website logins at following location

[Windows Vista/7/8/10]
C:\Users\[user_name]\AppData\Roaming\Waterfox\Profiles\[random name].default\

[Windows XP/2003] 
C:\Documents and Settings\[user_name]\Application Data\Waterfox\Profiles\[random name].default\

Waterfox browser stores all the website login passwords in JSON format file called ‘logins.json’

Here is one of the website entry,

{
"id":1,
"hostname":"https://accounts.google.com",
"httpRealm":null,
"formSubmitURL":"https://accounts.google.com",
"usernameField":"user",
"passwordField":"pwd",
"encryptedUsername":"MDIEEPgBBBBABBBEwFAYIbaZIhvcNAwcEaAFsqdqBAiJyHK56O9cid==",
"encryptedPassword":"MDoEEPgBCCCCAAAAAAEwFCDIKoZIBAtABCG4rNAexni08zRm4Sraz/",
"guid":"{46cfe997-9043-40e8-8207-6d6cf222bcb4}",
"encType":1,
"timeCreated":1304064618760,
"timesUsed":25
},

Here formSubmitURL, encryptedUsername and encryptedPassword refers to website login link, encrypted username and encrypted password respectively.

Waterfox browser uses Triple DES and SHA1 algorithm to encrypt both username & password. After encryption, resulting password is stored in Base64 format in the above file.

How to Recover Waterfox Browser Passwords Automatically

Here is simple way to recover all your Waterfox browser passwords without worrying about where it is stored and how to decrypt it.

You can use our XenArmor Browser Password Recovery Pro software to instantly & easily recover all your saved website login passwords from Waterfox browser as shown in video below,

Here are the simple steps to recover all your saved passwords,

  • Step 1: Download & Install Browser Password Pro from here
  • Step 2: Next launch the software on your computer
  • Step 3: It will automatically discover, decrypt and display all the saved Waterfox passwords as shown below
It can also help you to delete your saved website passwords to protect from other users, hackers or ransomwares on your computer.

For more details, please refer to Online User Guide

Hope this article has helped you to understand the password secrets of Waterfox browser.

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