Firefox 93 for Android becomes system-wide password manager


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The upcoming Firefox 93 web browser for Android may be used as a system-wide password manager by its users. Up until now, passwords saved in the browser were restricted for use in the browser. If you saved a Reddit or Amazon password in Firefox, you could open Reddit's or Amazon's website to sign-in automatically using the saved data.

What you could not do until now was launch the Reddit or Amazon application on the Android device and expect to be signed-in automatically. A password manager was required for that functionality.

Starting in Firefox 93 for Android, out on October 5, 2021, Firefox users may use the browser's password manager to sign-in to any application on the device.
With sync enabled in Firefox, Firefox will synchronize all user credentials to other Firefox installations, provided that the same account is used on these devices.

Firefox 93 includes a new option to save passwords manually. All it takes is to type the site URL, username and password, to save the credentials in the browser. These may then be used to sign-in on websites in Firefox, but also in applications on the Android device.

Select Menu > Settings > Logins and passwords > Saved logins, type the Android Pin, and use the new "add login" option on the page that opens to add a new site to Firefox's password manager manually.

Check out the full blog post on Mozilla's website.