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Firefox won't backup synced mobile bookmarks

Backing up to a json or html file will save all my bookmarks except for the mobile ones I sync between my laptop and my phone. The jsonlz4 file in my profile folder also … (read more)

Backing up to a json or html file will save all my bookmarks except for the mobile ones I sync between my laptop and my phone. The jsonlz4 file in my profile folder also does not save mobile bookmarks. Sync by itself is usually enough to preserve all my bookmarks, but I made the mistake of installing FF ESR alongside regular FF which screwed everything up; it would have been nice to have had my complete bookmarks backed up at that point, so I could have restored all of them.

Btw, my laptop browser is spoofed: I'm using FF 60.0.1 on Linux Mint; I'm syncing my laptop with my android phone (FF 60.0.1 also).

Asked by hedgehoggy 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 years ago

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i've some of cookies in my fire fox account but now i can't find them?

Hi. i used the fire fox sync many years but now i cant find my save log and cookies in my account . . . what should i do ? and i saw you didn't have some one in Iran i… (read more)

Hi. i used the fire fox sync many years but now i cant find my save log and cookies in my account . . . what should i do ?

and

i saw you didn't have some one in Iran i want work whit fire fox in Iran, what should i do ?

my pleasure Dear .

Asked by roozbeh206 2 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 years ago

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Mozilla firefox dev. version says it's synced, but nothing is synced, no browsing history, no login record, etc.

I just changed my windows and installed Mozilla firefox developer edition (65.0b7 (64-bit)), It says my account is synced bu nothing is synced at all. I have done syncing… (read more)

I just changed my windows and installed Mozilla firefox developer edition (65.0b7 (64-bit)), It says my account is synced bu nothing is synced at all. I have done syncing my exact account 4 or 5 time before with no problem. What should I do? tnx

Asked by hsbr13 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Linux & Mac computers not syncing bookmarks but show both FF sessions

If I display Firefox Accounts under sync in preferences, each computer shows the other's session, and each indicates the correct time of the other's sync. But the bookmar… (read more)

If I display Firefox Accounts under sync in preferences, each computer shows the other's session, and each indicates the correct time of the other's sync. But the bookmarks are not being transferred between the two. The Linux computer (running Quantum 67.0) has not been used for awhile, but it has a big buildup of bookmarks that need to be transferred to the Mac (67.0.2). Both machines have probably 10's of thousands of bookmarks organized in a complex nested hierarchy.

The Mac and a second Mac (also 67.0.2) are syncing bookmarks with each other correctly.

Asked by ProoVit 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

I use two Firefox browsers

I get that I need to have certain addons only for the developer Version, but I've been having difficulty keeping up with what I need for one and ones that meet my specifi… (read more)

I get that I need to have certain addons only for the developer Version, but I've been having difficulty keeping up with what I need for one and ones that meet my specific needs otherwise. I can only type using one finger at a time due to my autism causing poor coordination. I've been having trouble keeping my gmail synced up in places and it's the mail one I use. But I can't sync my password to different devices as it always asks for a password I haven't used before. I am happy to keep the addons proper on the developer version, and not use it for anything until I ca get it set up without having to re-sync everything. Do you have a suggestion for limited motor ability?

Asked by Stormkynd 4 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 months ago

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Not all bookmarks are syncing

I have many, many bookmark - all the the toolbar folder. Most of them sync, but a few folders won't for some reason. "Sync now" seems to have no effect. I used to use Xm… (read more)

I have many, many bookmark - all the the toolbar folder. Most of them sync, but a few folders won't for some reason. "Sync now" seems to have no effect.

I used to use Xmarks, and Xmarks had a lot more control over syncing. You could force upload (overwrite server) and force download (overwrite local), for one thing - that could often be used to fix sync issues. You could also view your server bookmark list online (via web).

How can I troubleshoot this? Or how can I force a sync?

Asked by cbp67 2 years ago

Last reply by Standard8 2 years ago

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Why does firefox sync does not sync my bookmarks?

I've recently bought a new laptop. On my old laptop I used Firefox and synced my bookmarks. Now I login on my new laptop and try to sync the bookmarks from my old laptop … (read more)

I've recently bought a new laptop. On my old laptop I used Firefox and synced my bookmarks. Now I login on my new laptop and try to sync the bookmarks from my old laptop but nothing shows up... Please help.

Asked by MarcianoDB 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Sync works perfectly on two devices (W7, 64b) but will not update on a third device (W7, 32b), all with latest Firefox version...suggestions, anyone?

I've tried the suggestions found on this site but none work. Two of the computers sync beautifully but the third refuses to sync. There is no error message, simply when t… (read more)

I've tried the suggestions found on this site but none work. Two of the computers sync beautifully but the third refuses to sync. There is no error message, simply when the sync process is complete nothing has been updated.

Asked by JavaDonut 2 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 years ago

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Sync not working with no master password

I did a Firefox restore due to suspect browser hijack ( it wasn't). All mu saved logins have been eraases so tried to do a manaul sync. This pops up a yellow bar along t… (read more)

I did a Firefox restore due to suspect browser hijack ( it wasn't). All mu saved logins have been eraases so tried to do a manaul sync.

This pops up a yellow bar along the top of the "Logins and Paswords" page saying "Please enter your master password to view saved logics and passwords" . I don't have a master password set so that makes little sense. To the right of the yellow bar is a button "login". if i click the button ther yellow bar goes away but there is no log in dialog.

What do I do to get Fiefox to sync?

Asked by CScotty 10 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 10 months ago

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Can not get two desktop computers to sync after installing version 68.0.1

Recently got a new work desktop computer and when Firefox 68.0.1 was installed, it will not sync with my home desktop computer. On both computers, in the "Devices and Ap… (read more)

Recently got a new work desktop computer and when Firefox 68.0.1 was installed, it will not sync with my home desktop computer. On both computers, in the "Devices and Apps", both do show up as connected, but the work computer still will not sync. When I click to "connect another device", it only tried to install Firefox on my phone - no other option. I have spent 15 hours doing everything I can find on line to fix, but nothing works. I even uninstalled Firefox and ALL related items on my work computer and tried to install a couple of older versions, thinking maybe I could get it to sync and then do an update; however when ever I try to install any older version, it only installs 68.0.1. I am a CEO/software engineer I know my way around computers very well, but still can not solve this problem. I may be forced to switch browsers.

Asked by clange1 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Sync never completes

Windows 10 (1903). Quite often I find that sync never completes, the spinning wheel, it just keeps spinning. I have to exit Firefox and restart, and upon restart I need t… (read more)

Windows 10 (1903). Quite often I find that sync never completes, the spinning wheel, it just keeps spinning. I have to exit Firefox and restart, and upon restart I need to kill the previous Firefox instance. Then, and only then, will sync work. But not for long, usually in a few hours it's hung up again. This only happens on my Windows 10 machine (sync works fine with my FF mobile and Windows 7 devices).

Asked by Drewskers 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Bookmarks Problem

Hello Mozilla Community My problem is really serious because I have a lot of things on this bookmarks So I got a new hard drive because the old one burned and I couldn't … (read more)

Hello Mozilla Community

My problem is really serious because I have a lot of things on this bookmarks So I got a new hard drive because the old one burned and I couldn't retrieve anything from it after that I installed and opened my account (sign in to sync) on the new Firefox but the bookmarks didn't sync after I sign in and I don't have any HTML backup because I thought It is a sync service my bookmarks should be on this account So I want a way to retrieve them whatever it takes

thanks in advance

Asked by Painxsama 2 years ago

Last reply by Shadow110 2 years ago

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Sync not syncing

Hello, i just changed HDD to SSD in my laptop, installed new Windows, instaled Firefox, logged in, it says synced, but i dont have my bookmarks, history, tabs, nothing. I… (read more)

Hello, i just changed HDD to SSD in my laptop, installed new Windows, instaled Firefox, logged in, it says synced, but i dont have my bookmarks, history, tabs, nothing.

If i look into Manage acccount -> Devices and apps -> There is current device synced and also previous device synced few hours ago, but nothing from previous device is synced. Before i wiped old HDD i checked everything, so all was synced (tabs, bookmarks, ...). When i did just system reinstal last time, it was syncing correctly.

Thank you for help.

Asked by Tmthetom 2 years ago

Last reply by Shadow110 2 years ago

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bookmarks not synchronised in account?

Hello, I have a sync account and believed the bookmarks data was saved online. I reset windows and lost all my bookmarks in firefox ! (I had plenty..) Please anyone can t… (read more)

Hello,

I have a sync account and believed the bookmarks data was saved online. I reset windows and lost all my bookmarks in firefox ! (I had plenty..)

Please anyone can tell me if there is a way to recover them?

I already tried the backup & restore solution available in "Show all bookmarks" in bookmarks menu. Thank you for your help

raxer

Asked by raxer 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 years ago

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Some of the addons cannot be sync.

I have 17 addons in all, but only 10 of which is in the sync server according to the about-sync extension. I've turned the sync extensions button on and I also tried to r… (read more)

I have 17 addons in all, but only 10 of which is in the sync server according to the about-sync extension. I've turned the sync extensions button on and I also tried to remove my account and sign up for a new one, but it doesn't help.

Asked by xqqmznpa 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 years ago

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my firefox doesn't sync the bookmarks

my firefox in my computer doesn't sync the bookmarks, and I typed :about:sync-log and I opened the last file: error-sync-1540522066731.txt it shows: 1540522066692 Sync.L… (read more)

my firefox in my computer doesn't sync the bookmarks, and I typed :about:sync-log and I opened the last file: error-sync-1540522066731.txt

it shows:

1540522066692 Sync.LogManager DEBUG Flushing file log 1540522066700 Sync.SyncScheduler DEBUG Global Score threshold hit, triggering sync. 1540522066718 Sync.Service DEBUG User-Agent: Firefox/62.0.3 (Intel Mac OS X 10.13) FxSync/1.64.0.20181001155545.desktop 1540522066719 Sync.Service INFO Starting sync at 2018-10-26 10:47:46 in browser session AUEU3F8W7hkZ 1540522066719 Sync.Service DEBUG In sync: should login. 1540522066719 Sync.Service INFO User logged in successfully - verifying login. 1540522066723 Sync.BrowserIDManager DEBUG unlockAndVerifyAuthState re-fetched credentials and is returning: error.login.reason.account 1540522066723 Sync.Status DEBUG Status.login: error.login.reason.account => error.login.reason.account 1540522066723 Sync.Status DEBUG Status.service: error.login.failed => error.login.failed 1540522066724 Sync.Service DEBUG Fetching unlocked auth state returned error.login.reason.account 1540522066724 Sync.ErrorHandler ERROR Sync encountered a login error 1540522066725 Sync.SyncScheduler DEBUG Clearing sync triggers and the global score. 1540522066728 Sync.Service DEBUG Exception calling WrappedLock: Error: Login failed: error.login.reason.account (resource://services-sync/service.js:868:15) JS Stack trace: onNotify@service.js:868:15 1540522066729 Sync.Service DEBUG Not syncing: login returned false.

what should I do now?

Asked by hidamali 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago