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I have mistakenly forgotten a website. But i still have it (the data) on another device(ipad). Can i somehow sync my data only from my other device instead of my firefox account?

Good evening, as i've already mentioned i have forgotten a website. Luckily i still have all of my data on my ipad. I disconnected it from wlan and then removed sync opti… (read more)

Good evening,

as i've already mentioned i have forgotten a website. Luckily i still have all of my data on my ipad. I disconnected it from wlan and then removed sync option. So it shouldn't delete my data as soon as i connected to my internet again. But my big question is, if i active sync once again, won't everything be deleted or can i somehow choose what i like to keep? Or will it just overwrite everything? What will sync do in this case? Perhaps there is even a better solution to my problem...?

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Asked by Alex 2 months ago

Answered by Alex 2 months ago

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Sync 2 laptops

I am trying to sync my new laptop to my old one. I have set my old laptop to sync bookmarks, etc. I logged in to my new laptop and clicked on sync, but nothing happens. … (read more)

I am trying to sync my new laptop to my old one. I have set my old laptop to sync bookmarks, etc. I logged in to my new laptop and clicked on sync, but nothing happens.

Asked by ellenhargis1 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

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Sync in the right direction

Hello, I had to return my laptop to factory settings and am now re-customising it. I reinstalled Firefox and tried to sync my bookmarks but the sync went the wrong way: i… (read more)

Hello,

I had to return my laptop to factory settings and am now re-customising it. I reinstalled Firefox and tried to sync my bookmarks but the sync went the wrong way: it wiped out my phone bookmarks rather than bringing them over to my laptop.

I was able to restore my bookmarks by exporting them from my desktop computer (on which syncing was turned off) but this wasn't perfect re folders etc, and I've done a lot of manual tidying up. Now there's inevitably a slight divergence.

I would like to reactivate syncing but am worried that the same thing will happen again. How can I sync in a way that transfers all my bookmarks and folders etc from my desktop computer to other devices, rather than in the other direction. (Perhaps it's a question of what order I reconnect my devices in?)

Many thanks!

Starveling

Asked by Ruth 2 months ago

Answered by Ruth 2 months ago

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Lost all my Google account passwords from stored passwords on firefox

I store passwords on firefox account and use sync to share passwords across devices. I did not delete any passwords on any device. recently, I saw that only google accoun… (read more)

I store passwords on firefox account and use sync to share passwords across devices. I did not delete any passwords on any device. recently, I saw that only google account passwords are missing and rest passwords are intact in saved passwords. my google passwords have been stored since a long time. all my old and recent stored passwords are shown in firefox but only my google account passwords are gone on all the devices. I tried login-backup.json but there is no change in passwords shown. need help.

Asked by vvons 3 months ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 2 months ago

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Oddest thing - asking for a "code scanner on your Firefox app" to complete set-up

I initially just wanted to get some ad-blocking program to keep down the volume of all the flashing ads showing up on webpages. I'm working with a new laptop computer, an… (read more)

I initially just wanted to get some ad-blocking program to keep down the volume of all the flashing ads showing up on webpages. I'm working with a new laptop computer, and my old laptop had been "tweaked" with some Mozilla extensions (?) to address this, and I wanted to get the same on my new laptop. So I opened the application menu - the 3 horizontal bar icon, top right. First thing at the top, it asks me to sign in. Honestly, I don't think I ever did this. So I used one of the many secondary email addresses I use for this type of thing, put in a password, and created an account. Up popped a screen saying, "This Firefox is connected". Then down below, it said, "Sign in to Firefox on another device to complete set-up". Ugh, really? Ok, fire up the old laptop and open up Firefox and sign in using the same email and password. Here's where I get lost - up pops a screen that says, "Connect another device". Then down below it says, "Open the code scanner on your Firefox app and show code when ready." And there's a "Show Code" button down below this. But I'm hesitant to press it, because I don't know what my code scanner is, I don't have a flatbed scanner (if that's what they're talking about), my phone is broken (part of the reason I have a new laptop today), and I don't see any Firefox apps called "code scanner", and nothing in the help community that I can find about code scanning. So what the hell? I can't be the only person who's gone down this rabbit hole...

Asked by cjm999 6 months ago

Answered by cor-el 6 months ago

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Can't sync my data

Hello. I have been using firefox for a quite while now, I have LOTS of critical data linked to my firefox account (all the passwords, important bookmarks for work, etc) I… (read more)

Hello.

I have been using firefox for a quite while now, I have LOTS of critical data linked to my firefox account (all the passwords, important bookmarks for work, etc)

I completely formatted and reinstalled windows on my pc because it had software issues that made it impossible for me to use my pc, after that I installed firefox , but forgot password for my firefox account, so I reset it with my mail, but now I can not sync to my very important older data that I desperately need.

Is there any way I can recover my data? Please, it is very important for me.

you can check that all the activities happened from same IP address, and that I searched for "windows 7 iso file" using duckduckgo right before I requested password reset


thank you in advance.

Asked by gigimakatsaria 2 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 months ago

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Logins and passwordx

I am running Linux version of Firefox. It has just upgraded itself - without any warning that logins and passwords would no longer be accessible The upgrade cannot read p… (read more)

I am running Linux version of Firefox. It has just upgraded itself - without any warning that logins and passwords would no longer be accessible The upgrade cannot read previous version of my profile, so I cannot access login and password from my old profile I have used Profile Manager, but it refuses to open my previous profile with the updated Firefox. How can I access my passwords from before this update?

Asked by phil152 3 months ago

Answered by phil152 3 months ago

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Lost passwords

Today Firefox opened with my account disconnected. No passwords. I reset my account password but still no passwords. The logins file shows a .corrupt extension. I rename … (read more)

Today Firefox opened with my account disconnected. No passwords. I reset my account password but still no passwords. The logins file shows a .corrupt extension. I rename this and nothing happens. Every time I re-open FF (v 93.0) the .corrupt is added and I can't get to my passwords. I have hundreds.

Asked by HalFx64 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago

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Sync issues

I don't have any account icon in my tool bar and no option to sync. I try to login/sign up to sync through this page https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/sync/ and the … (read more)

I don't have any account icon in my tool bar and no option to sync. I try to login/sign up to sync through this page https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/sync/ and the loading icon just spins and spins and spins and spins and spins for.ev.er. Please help. I just want my browser to sync on different devices.

Asked by april.ross 3 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 months ago

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Firefix 93 No "Send Tab" Option, Unable to See Synced Tabs

I've just set up Firefox Sync, but it is only working one way. I can see my computer's tabs from my phone but I cannot see my phone's tabs from the computer - if I use th… (read more)

I've just set up Firefox Sync, but it is only working one way. I can see my computer's tabs from my phone but I cannot see my phone's tabs from the computer - if I use the quick access "Show tabs from other devices" it just spins a loading wheel with "Syncing".

Also, the "Send Tab" option when you right click a tab does not appear at all. Sending a tab from the phone to computer does not result in anything appearing on my computer.

Everything is set to sync on both devices, and I have tried to sync it manually. Both versions are up to date.

Asked by jas57 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago

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Facebook account unlock

duplicate of /questions/1353322 Please my Facebook account unlock Not show opshen get a code on your phone Please show opshen my mobile number Password email: please … (read more)

duplicate of /questions/1353322

Please my Facebook account unlock Not show opshen get a code on your phone Please show opshen my mobile number Password email: please reply to my email and unlock Facebook


edited email, password and phone# from public and search/spam bots view as this is a public community support forum.

Asked by ap7196960 3 months ago

Last reply by ap7196960 3 months ago

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Firefox is asking me for a primary password to see saved accounts and passwords

Hello. I had to reinstall firefox and while i eventually managed to get my phone to sync with my computer, the browser asks for a primary password in order to see the sav… (read more)

Hello. I had to reinstall firefox and while i eventually managed to get my phone to sync with my computer, the browser asks for a primary password in order to see the saved logins. The problem is that i don't use a primary password, and is there any way i can get around this?

Asked by henriquenprestes 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago

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Synchronization Settings

Is there a way to undo and Synchronization that Hinders my Bookmarks Majorly? I was on my Laptop and i had an old recovery backup go thru and when i sync to fix it, it ch… (read more)

Is there a way to undo and Synchronization that Hinders my Bookmarks Majorly? I was on my Laptop and i had an old recovery backup go thru and when i sync to fix it, it changed my most recent settings and i lost all my Bookmarks.

Asked by m.cooley475 3 months ago

Answered by m.cooley475 3 months ago

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Delete Firefox sync account after email change

Hi, during maintenance of my logins in my password manager I discovered that I still have the login data for a FireFox Sync account. I can login to that account and see m… (read more)

Hi,

during maintenance of my logins in my password manager I discovered that I still have the login data for a FireFox Sync account. I can login to that account and see my settings, but I actually want to delete the account completely. The problem: The mail address associated with that account does not exist anymore (changed the company). When trying to delete the account (or when trying to add a seconday mail address), Firefox Sync prompts me to enter a verification code that was sent by mail.

I'll never receive that code, as that original mail adress does not exist anymore.

How can I delete that FS Sync account?

Thanks, Frank

Asked by frank.aurich 4 months ago

Answered by frank.aurich 4 months ago

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account and password from logins.json file

Hello, I have folder with old Firefox data, I need Google account name and password, mostly name. How can i decrypt the name from file logins.json or how can I import it … (read more)

Hello, I have folder with old Firefox data, I need Google account name and password, mostly name. How can i decrypt the name from file logins.json or how can I import it to my current Firefox profile? In properties of passwords in Firefox I don't have option to import from file, I don't know how to find option that will let me do it.

Asked by sawicka.katarzyna91 4 months ago

Answered by cor-el 4 months ago

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Unable to log into Firefox Sync

I recently got all new devices and traded in my previous ones and when trying to login to Firefox Sync, I can sign in successfully but then I’m required to provide the 6-… (read more)

I recently got all new devices and traded in my previous ones and when trying to login to Firefox Sync, I can sign in successfully but then I’m required to provide the 6-digit code that is sent to my email. I am unable to login to my email because the password in stored in my Firefox Sync saved passwords.

Attempted to reset my email password (Gmail) but I need to enter the last password that I used, which I have no idea since I’ve always used Firefox Sync and all I get from Google is “we are unable to verify this account belongs to you”. So not much traction on gaining access to my email account.

In my mind, I assumed that by utilizing Firefox Sync as a form of a password manager, I wouldn’t be in this situation as long as I knew my Firefox Sync password. I have since learned otherwise. I can sign-in on accounts.firefox.com but of course making any change requires that I put in the code that was sent via email.

I attempted to download Lockwise and again prompted to enter the code sent via email.

So at this point, I’m just wondering if I’m out of luck and although I know my password to my Firefox account that I’ll be unable to regain access to it or my email because I can’t access the 6-digit code being sent to that email.

Any additional support or suggestions are appreciated but I feel like I’m unfortunately at the end of the line here on what else could be done.

Asked by Corey W 4 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 months ago