8 years ago
6 years ago


(Reporter: Andrzej Borucki, Unassigned)


3.6 Branch
Windows XP

Firefox Tracking Flags

(Not tracked)




8 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; pl; rv: Gecko/20100401 Firefox/3.6.3 GTB7.0
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; pl; rv: Gecko/20100401 Firefox/3.6.3 GTB7.0

I have more than one Gmail account. For the first time I check "Remeber me" for first account, but not check for second account.
Sometimes if I click on E-mail don't show account list and I must write. If I write - password field fill - partialy OK for first account, but if I write second account password field not fill.

Reproducible: Sometimes

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Create two accounts
2.For the first time check "Remeber me" for first account, but not check for second account.
3.Login to first, logout, login to second, logout, login to first etc.
Actual Results:  
Sometimes don't show accounts list and don't fill password

Expected Results:  
Always show accounts list and fill password

Comment 1

8 years ago
This has nothing to do with the browser.

The "Remember me" checkbox is displayed by the website, and will force it to use a permanent cookie to remember your account status. Unchecking it will force it not to use a cookie, or perhaps a session cookie (wiped out when you restart). But the control (and potentially bugs) is entirely in hands of the website.

Note that the accounts list (the names that might pop up to help you fill in thew field) is displayed by the browser, but has nothing to do with the "Remember me" checkbox. The popup is entirely based on previous occasions where you filled in the field, whether you clicked the checkbox or not. The website has no control over this, except for an indication that a cache might not be wanted (often used for the password field). But don't forget that the website can also pre-fill the textfields before the page is shown. That's what the "Remember me" checkbox is really for, but as said before, it's not controlled by the browser or its account list.

I know it's rather confusing, but on the web, some of the behavior is dictated by the website (here: the pre-filled account in the textfield), some by the browser (the popup that you see when you try to fill in the textfield. And they can clash together.
Last Resolved: 8 years ago
Resolution: --- → INVALID

Comment 2

8 years ago
I remove cookies but nothing helped, auto filling e-mail field isn't Firefox feature?
Resolution: INVALID → ---


7 years ago
Version: unspecified → 3.6 Branch
Reporter, Firefox 4.0.1 has been released, and it features significant improvements over previous releases. Can you please update to Firefox 4.0.1 or later, and retest your bug? Please also create a fresh profile (, update your plugins (Flash, Java, Quicktime, Reader, etc) and update your graphics driver and Operating system to the latest versions available. 

If you still continue to see this issue, please comment. If you do not, please close this bug as RESOLVED > WORKSFORME

filter: prefirefox4uncobugs

Comment 4

6 years ago
Andrzej, do you still see this problem?
Whiteboard: [closeme 2011-12-15]

Comment 5

6 years ago
No, I now use LastPass

Comment 6

6 years ago
Resolved per whiteboard
Last Resolved: 8 years ago6 years ago
Resolution: --- → INCOMPLETE
Whiteboard: [closeme 2011-12-15]
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