How to Add a Passcode to View Logins in the Firefox iPhone App

The Firefox app on your iPhone includes a number of convenience features that can improve the way you use the browser. Among these options is the ability to save login information for certain websites.

But these usernames and passwords can be viewed by anyone with access to the device, which is a potential security risk should your iPhone ever get lost or stolen. Fortunately you have the ability to password protect the login section of the Firefox menu so that your saved login information can’t be viewed without entering that password.

How to Password Protect Login Menu in Firefox on an iPhone

The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 7 Plus in iOS 12.1.4, using the most current version of the Firefox app available when this article was written. Note that the password you will be creating in the steps below is six digits, and can be different than other passcodes you have on the device, such as the one to login into the device, or manage app restrictions.

Step 1: Open the Firefox app.

open firefox iphone app

Step 2: Touch the menu button at the bottom-right corner of the screen.

open the firefox menu

Step 3: Choose the Settings option.

firefox iphone settings

Step 4: Scroll down and tap the Touch ID & Passcode button.

firefox touch id and passcode options

Step 5: Touch the Turn Passcode On button.

how to create passcode to protect logins firefox iphone

Step 6: Create the passcode.

create the passcode

Step 7: Confirm the passcode.

confirm the passcode

Does it seem like the screen is too bright when you are using Firefox? Find out how to enable Night Mode if you would prefer a darker color scheme when browsing.

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