Can you have different profiles on Firefox?

Can you have different profiles on Firefox?

Firefox saves your personal information such as bookmarks, passwords and user preferences in a set of files called your profile, which is stored in a separate location from the Firefox program files. You can have multiple Firefox profiles, each containing a separate set of user information.

How do I run multiple Firefox profiles at once?

You have to close and relaunch your browser to switch between profiles. But, with a little modification to the shortcut you use to launch it, Firefox can run multiple profiles at the same time. To enable multiple Firefox profiles at once, you must launch Firefox with the -no-remote command line option.

How do I run a specific Firefox profile?

You could either use -P “profile_name” or you can use -profile “profile_path” when you launch Firefox. You do this by appending the command line option to the end of the target value of your Firefox desktop shortcut (since I assume you aren’t opening Firefox using the Windows Command Prompt).

Can I run two instances of Firefox?

Is it possible to have two completely separate Firefox instances running at the same time with different parameters with Desktop Shortcuts? Yes. Setup two profiles. To setup a new profile, go to about:profiles in Firefox.

What are Firefox profiles?

Profiles – Where Firefox stores your bookmarks, passwords and other user data. All of the changes you make in Firefox, such as your home page, what toolbars you use, extensions you have installed, saved passwords and your bookmarks, are stored in a special folder called a profile.

Why are there two Firefox profiles?

The problem is that Firefox uses all the space from the user profile. This causes a storage space error every two days. To solve it, I open Firefox profile manager, multiple profiles are visible. So I delete the non-used profiles.

How do I create a shortcut for a specific Firefox profile?

Right-click on the desktop shortcut and select Properties. Enter -P “profile-name” at the end of the Target box. Click the OK button. Double-click on the desktop shortcut to open Firefox with a specific profile.

How do I pin another Firefox profile to the taskbar?

Right-click the new Firefox icon in the taskbar. Press “Pin to taskbar”. Right-click the same new Firefox icon in the taskbar. Press tab “General”.

Is Firefox Chinese app?

Mozilla Online is a separate organization that operates in China and is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Mozilla Corporation.

Does Firefox track you like Chrome?

Firefox has a Do Not Track feature that lets you tell every website you visit, their advertisers, and content providers that you don’t want your browsing behavior tracked. Honoring this setting is voluntary — individual websites are not required to respect it.

Where are Firefox profiles?

%APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\ A list of profiles will appear at the top of the Start menu. Click on the profile folder you wish to open (it will open in a window). If you only have a single profile, its folder would have “default” in the name.