Mozilla, the company behind the popular Firefox web browser, recently announced it would discontinue support for Firefox Lockwise password manager next month. Although the application will continue to run, it will no longer be available for download and will not receive any new updates.
Firefox Lockwise was announced in 2018 as part of Mozilla’s experimental program to try out new features before deciding whether to integrate them into the company’s web browser or not. Like other password managers, Firefox Lockwise allows users to check all their credentials stored in the Firefox web browser.
As he noticed The Verge, the app has been released for iOS, Android and desktop, but now most of its features are integrated into Mozilla’s web browser. As a result, the company announced that Firefox Lockwise will no longer be supported from December 13, 2021.
Mozilla will discontinue support for the Firefox Lockwise app on Android and iOS from December 13, 2021. You will no longer be able to install or reinstall Firefox Lockwise from the App Store or Google Play Store. iOS version 1.8.1 and Android version 4.0.3 will be the latest releases for Firefox Lockwise. The application may continue to run on your device, but will no longer receive support or security updates.
Users will still be able to see their login information stored in the app, but the company recommends migrating Lockwise data to the Firefox web browser password manager. After December 13, the app will be removed from the App Store and no updates will be released for it – not even security updates.
Earlier this month, the Firefox app for iOS and Android was updated with a new homepage that suggests content to the user. You can get the Firefox web browser for free in the App Store.
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