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How to maintain different active sessions in single firefox and internet explorer?

How to maintain different active sessions in single firefox and internet explorer?

Suppose we are working in Firefox. Now I have opened 3 tabs. In all 3 tabs I need to work on an application e.g. gmail account. i.e. Tab 1 has Account 1, tab 2 has account2 and tab 3 has account 3. I need to do this simultaneously. Please suggest method or add-on to do this task. I also need to do the same in Internet Explorer as well.

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Guest [Entry]

"I use Yoono for Firefox this sort of thing.

It's designed to help out with your multiple social network accounts, but it works for any website.

After installing, you'll likely want to hide the toolbar Yoono adds (left side of the screen -> right click -> close), and then use the 'Yoono profile selector' (just left of the url) to add 3 gmail profiles, each with the same url: mail.google.com/

When you've added your profiles, you can open those profiles (with the 'Yoono profile selector') in different tabs, and enjoy browsing the same web site with different sessions in the same browser window.

The downside to Multifox Firefox, by the way, is you have to use a new window for each new session on the same web site."
Guest [Entry]

"Internet Explorer 8's ""Private Browsing mode"" gives you a totally independent session with no shared cookies or other login details. That gets you two sessions (albeit in two different windows, rather than tabs) out of the box.

You can't do the same thing in Firefox as Firefox 3.5's ""Private Browsing"" mode is more of a toggle, it closes and saves your main session first.

If you have more than one user account set up on your machine you could do a Run As on Firefox to open a second (third, etc) window up as a brand new Windows user, this would get you totally independent windows with independent sessions, but again in different windows."
"Internet Explorer 8's ""Private Browsing mode"" gives you a totally independent session with no shared cookies or other login details. That gets you two sessions (albeit in two different windows, rather than tabs) out of the box.

You can't do the same thing in Firefox as Firefox 3.5's ""Private Browsing"" mode is more of a toggle, it closes and saves your main session first.

If you have more than one user account set up on your machine you could do a Run As on Firefox to open a second (third, etc) window up as a brand new Windows user, this would get you totally independent windows with independent sessions, but again in different windows."
Guest [Entry]

Your best bet is to use Prism and create a separate 'web app for each instance (login).
Guest [Entry]

"Easiest way to do that in Internet Explorer is to do the following:

File > New Session

Then you get a new browser session, which will not use the same session as the one logged into gmail.

For Firefox use the private Browsing as others have suggested."