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New OS installed - Recover old passwords

  • Hi,

    I recently reinstalled my OS and didn't realize that Sync passwords would be locked behind the old password.

    The old password was randomly generated and I was relying on sync to store it, so there's no way of me knowing what that old password was.

    I can't give my password because it's stored in the place that needs the password.

    Lesson learned, but is there any way to resolve this issue? I've got a lot of pretty important passwords in there and I could jump through any verification hoops but there doesn't seem to be any formal support for Opera.

  • @makoedits That's why I don't like using automatic generated passwords.

    Unfortunately, there is nothing that can be done. Opera depends on the old Opera account password to decrypt the synced saved passwords, so if you don't remember it, you can't access the passwords.