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Which folder does Firefox store browsing history? I need to find it so that I can use Time Machine to restore my deleted browsing history.

There must be a place on my Mac (Sierra version 10.12.5) that Firefox stores browsing history. All of my browsing history was accidentally deleted after my computer was b… (read more)

There must be a place on my Mac (Sierra version 10.12.5) that Firefox stores browsing history. All of my browsing history was accidentally deleted after my computer was backed up to Time Machine, and I want to use Time Machine to restore the browsing history. But I don't know where the browsing history folder is, and neither did Apple support.

Asked by rjf380 3 years ago

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Who put "view pocket list" on my bookmarks and how do I dump it??

What's this stupid "view pocket list" thing doing in my bookmarks? I right click on it and there's no way to delete it. I HATE stuff invading my browser like that, how … (read more)

What's this stupid "view pocket list" thing doing in my bookmarks? I right click on it and there's no way to delete it. I HATE stuff invading my browser like that, how do I nuke it?

Asked by zorro6204 5 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 5 years ago

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How can I change the default bookmark location from Bookmarks Menu to Bookmarks Toolbar?

The question already precisely describes my problem. Every time I bookmark a page, the default location is set to Folder Bookmarks Menu. However, I want to change this to… (read more)

The question already precisely describes my problem.

Every time I bookmark a page, the default location is set to Folder Bookmarks Menu.

However, I want to change this to the Bookmarks Toolbar. How can I do that?

Thanks!

Asked by airuun 6 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 6 years ago

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where is the location on my desktop found for the bookmarks

Don't know if anyone will answer this question correctly? And when it comes to time, I have very little of it. I work my butt off to be sitting here wasting time on findi… (read more)

Don't know if anyone will answer this question correctly? And when it comes to time, I have very little of it. I work my butt off to be sitting here wasting time on finding simple info. So the real question i have is, Where is the bookmarks folder located on my Desktop PC? I have Windows 7 Pro and I am using Mozilla Firefox 34.0.5 I am fed up with Internet Explorer, however I do like the way Internet Explorer stores my favorites on my Desktop PC. I gave a direct description to what i want to know and i expect a direct answer, not some long drawn out run me here and there answer. Like all support communities, everyone thinks everyone asking a question has time to spend days, weeks, months looking for a simple answer to a simple question. Like day and night is there such a folder for Firefox, like there is for Internet Explorer, saved to a PC. Thank You For Your Time And Info.

Asked by sch7777 5 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 5 years ago

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Sort bookmarks alphabetically

When I right-click on a bookmark in a bookmark folder, I am not presented with a way to sort the bookmarks. I am used to IE where there is an option to sort the links (or… (read more)

When I right-click on a bookmark in a bookmark folder, I am not presented with a way to sort the bookmarks. I am used to IE where there is an option to sort the links (or folders within a folder) alphabetically with just one click.

Asked by Ryan Nelson 7 years ago

Answered by philipp 7 years ago

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how to manage bookmarks

I have a load of unsorted bookmarks which I wish to move to the various bookmark folders. In earlier versions of Firefox there was the provision to right click on the bo… (read more)

I have a load of unsorted bookmarks which I wish to move to the various bookmark folders. In earlier versions of Firefox there was the provision to right click on the bookmark which then generated a screen with the options of editing the bookmark name and the provision to 'move' bookmark to selected folder. How does one go about this in the latest version of Firefox. or am missing the obvious

Asked by michol49 5 years ago

Answered by Seburo 5 years ago

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How do I change/add icons on the bookmark toolbar?

I'm really new to Firefox and having a little trouble customizing the appearance. On the bookmark toolbar, some "buttons" have icons that represent the website...google,… (read more)

I'm really new to Firefox and having a little trouble customizing the appearance. On the bookmark toolbar, some "buttons" have icons that represent the website...google, for instance, has the blue square with "g" in the center, duckduckgo has the duck head icon. Some websites however don't automatically show an icon on the bookmark button. Some show nothing, while others show a dotted square. Is there anyway to set an icon for these buttons? I can do that using IE but can't seem to figure out how to on Firefox.

Asked by Anzaron 7 years ago

Last reply by thepipe 6 years ago

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I want to backup just my Bookmarks TOOLBAR not my bookmarks

I need to be sure I do not lose the items and groupings on my Bookmarks TOOLBAR - NOT my bookmarks I know how to back up my bookmarks. HOW do I back up my Bookmarks TOO… (read more)

I need to be sure I do not lose the items and groupings on my Bookmarks TOOLBAR

- NOT my bookmarks 

I know how to back up my bookmarks. HOW do I back up my Bookmarks TOOLBAR so I can recover just that - the Toolbar?

 I don't see any way or any individual file that contains this organized data so I can use it

to restore or migrate the toolbar

 Not the whole Profile. I have FEBE - but that doesn't seem to do what I am looking for.

Asked by Bryllars 7 years ago

Answered by neatdesign 7 years ago

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restoring deleted history

I am on a MAC. I had my LIBRARY window open because I use it daily, mostly for bookmarks. I wanted to delete some specific history links in the large window (with column… (read more)

I am on a MAC. I had my LIBRARY window open because I use it daily, mostly for bookmarks.

I wanted to delete some specific history links in the large window (with columns like Name and Location, Visit Date etc). I did not notice that the highlighted place was in the left toolbar under History so I accidentally deleted HISTORY--- Today, Yesterday and ALL of April. This is a business computer and this is a BIG problem. I tried several times under Edit to hit UNDO but it did nothing.

Why would Firefox not have some warning box to tell you you are about to delete a large amount of info? And why is it not reversible?

Also I am on my computer EVERY day for hours and the most recent bookmark backup point was today AFTER the large deletion of info mentioned above. And then the next previous one was April 23. So 2 more questions-- 1--why has it not auto backed up in almost 10 days? I don't do any manual backups. 2--does this restore point also restore history?

Asked by pezdude1 7 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 7 years ago

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Is there a way to convert the compressed jsonlz4 files to json?

Hi, is it possible to know how to properly restore a bookmarks session via jsonlz4 file? Firefox lost all of my bookmarks and when trying to restore them using the recove… (read more)

Hi, is it possible to know how to properly restore a bookmarks session via jsonlz4 file? Firefox lost all of my bookmarks and when trying to restore them using the recovery session with the last jsonlz4 file the process simply does not end, starts but after couple hours is still running, with continuos warnings of scripts busy, or stopped responding. Is there a way to do it properly? Or a tool to convert the compressed jsonlz4 to json, maybe html. Thank you.

Asked by pibaw 5 years ago

Answered by pibaw 5 years ago

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Which folder does Firefox store Bookmarks & history? I need to find it so that I can use Time Machine to restore my deleted browsing history.

This question was asked .. And SOLVED for the person asking it .. but, not in a way that was understandable to me. So, I'm just asking for some details which could be f… (read more)

This question was asked .. And SOLVED for the person asking it .. but, not in a way that was understandable to me. So, I'm just asking for some details which could be followed as a tutorial.

This was the final comment from rjf380 on 9/19/17:

"So, between these posts, and a visit to Apple's Genius Bar, I found a solution. (1) Access the Firefox profile folder as described above and click to have it open in Finder. (2) Close Firefox application. (3) While having the Firefox profile folder open in Finder, open Time Machine from the menu bar at the top of the Mac screen. (4) The Finder folder will then be displayed for all previous updates. Select the most recent update (or the update that would contain your browsing history), select the profile folder, and then click restore. (5) Exit Time Machine.

My Firefox browsing history is fully restored."

This is good to know .. there is hope, for I have the same problem.. I had to delete Firefox after using it from the beginning .. For some reason the selection of my preferred search engine (Google) always came up with "Yahoo" .. no matter how I configured preferences .. I assumed there was a Yahoo virus in the system.. :-) .. so, I deleted Firefox .. then realized I had 20 years of bookmarks I really didn't want to delete. I've donated to Firefox several times and my wife has a $5/month auto donation that's still active... So, I'm determined to restore it .. with a working Google search engine and prior Bookmarks & History.

From rjf380's pionts for solution:

1) Which Firefox "Profile folder" ? ... places.sqlite or about:profiles  ?? (I don't see how to make a word in BOLD text)

Also .. nothing was said about Bookmarks .. or the bookmarks bar ...

Thanks much for more specifics.. Regards, michael

Asked by Lamboom.ML 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 years ago

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Why do I need to keep moving my mouse in order to play videos with Adobe Flash player?

When I open a video from a website or Youtube, it will not continue to play unless I keep moving the mouse. I use a wireless mouse. Same problem occurs for downloads. If … (read more)

When I open a video from a website or Youtube, it will not continue to play unless I keep moving the mouse. I use a wireless mouse. Same problem occurs for downloads. If I don't move the mouse the downloads freezes. This is only happening on Firefox. I do not have this problem with Internet Explorer. I have tried resetting firefox, doing a complete search and clean with Winzip, trying all the tips on your help page, but nothing works. Can you offer a simple solution? I am not a PC wiz so the simpler the better.

Many thanks John Borgas

Asked by Johnborgas 7 years ago

Answered by s.ping 6 years ago

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Bookmarks - Convert from places.sqlite to .xlsx (Excel) - How?

I have installed SQLite Manager 0.8.1 https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/sqlite-manager/ Go to File Explorer / Show Hidden items (so you can see App Data, nex… (read more)

I have installed SQLite Manager 0.8.1

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/sqlite-manager/

Go to File Explorer / Show Hidden items (so you can see App Data, next)

Put a copy of places.sqlite in C:\temp (work from a copy)

C: \ Users \ Username \ App Data \ Roaming \ Mozilla \ Firefox \ Profiles \ long string \ places.sqlite

Go to the FF drop down menu in the top left / Web Developer / SQLite Manager

. . . it opens the program in a new window

Within the program, go to:

Database / Connect Database / C:/temp/places.sqlite

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You will see many Tables. The two pertinent ones I think are:

moz_bookmarks / Browse & Search tab

all the new bookmark Titles are in here at the bottom, even ones not in the Unsorted folder, but the URLs are not here!

the Titles appear to be added in sequential order, according to the id


moz_places / Browse & Search tab

all the new bookmark Titles, and URLs, are in here, they are not readily identifiable, you have to use Ctrl+F

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To export the tables:

right-click on the table / Export Table /

CSV tab / [check] First row contains column names

Comma, Double quotes, Save CSV Export Settings

Ok / Save it to desktop as a CSV

Open the CSV, and then save it as an xlsx

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Question: How can I get my Title and URLs?

There are over 17,000 rows in moz_places.

I would be putting all new bookmark in Unsorted though, so the question is, how do you identify them?

This seems possible.

Alternatively, if I could add the URL column to moz_bookmarks, then I could just export that. I would work from a copy . . . but it doesn't look like SQLite Manager will let me do this.

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I have also installed: SQLite Database Browser, Version 2.0b1

http://sourceforge.net/projects/sqlitebrowser/

I try to open places.sqlite with it, and nothing happens. Any idea why? Thx.

Asked by sludge7051-x 6 years ago

Answered by cor-el 6 years ago

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How do I get rid of the "Recently Bookmarked" section in my bookmarks toolbar?

Just updated and all of a sudden I have this obnoxious section in my bookmarks toolbar telling me what I recently bookmarked and an unnecessary folder titled "Other Bookm… (read more)

Just updated and all of a sudden I have this obnoxious section in my bookmarks toolbar telling me what I recently bookmarked and an unnecessary folder titled "Other Bookmarks" which I can't delete. How do I get rid of them, and who in their right mind thinks that adding more clutter that can't easily be removed is a good idea?

Asked by Immortal009 4 years ago

Answered by cor-el 4 years ago

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add icons to saved bookmarks on toolbar

Hi, I have recently added some bookmarks to my toolbar and I was wondering if and how I can add a little picture or icon next to the Name of the bookmark (like the little… (read more)

Hi,

I have recently added some bookmarks to my toolbar and I was wondering if and how I can add a little picture or icon next to the Name of the bookmark (like the little horse or whatever it is next to the "getting Started" bookmark)

Sorry this is probably really straight forward and my 5 year old son could would be able to work it out but I am however, technologically challenged.

Thank you for you for your valued time. Looking forward to hearing from you

Regards, Kirsty

Asked by KT86 6 years ago

Answered by alan_r 6 years ago

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How do I remove 'recent highlights' appearing under bookmarks?

Am using the latest Beta version of Firefox. In the menu under the bookmarks tab 'Recent Highlights' now appears. I want to remove this feature but cannot find the meth… (read more)

Am using the latest Beta version of Firefox. In the menu under the bookmarks tab 'Recent Highlights' now appears. I want to remove this feature but cannot find the method.

Asked by Oldgreycells 3 years ago

Answered by cor-el 3 years ago

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Bookmarks lost during Firefox refresh

I updated to Firefox 35.0 and after I did so, I noticed that Firefox became slow and laggy, crashing more than usual. I refreshed Firefox and noticed that it had gone bac… (read more)

I updated to Firefox 35.0 and after I did so, I noticed that Firefox became slow and laggy, crashing more than usual. I refreshed Firefox and noticed that it had gone back to a much older setting with most of my saved passwords missing and having to re-enter them all. Now I've noticed that all my bookmarks have disappeared too! I need to get these back :( I have a folder on my desktop called Old Firefox Data that was created yesterday when I did the Refresh. It has a sub-folder called Bookmarks within if this could work, that would be great. I've also seen this link: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/back-and-restore-information-firefox-profiles - but not being very tech-savvy, it has only served to confuse me more.

Could anyone please help me by way of bullet points exactly what I need to do to restore my browser either to the setting before the Refresh yesterday (spent better part of today clicking 'Forgotten Password' on various sites!), or failing that at least reinstate all of my bookmarks.

Thank you all very much!

Asked by Rachel123 5 years ago

Answered by Rachel123 5 years ago