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Recover Firefox Notes

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Greetings. I have recently refreshed Firefox Nightly, and I'm wondering if the notes I took previously with the Firefox Notes addon can be retrieved anywhere on my computer. I still have the Old Firefox Data folder generated by the refresh, if that's any help.

Thank you kindly for your time.

Greetings. I have recently refreshed Firefox Nightly, and I'm wondering if the notes I took previously with the Firefox Notes addon can be retrieved anywhere on my computer. I still have the Old Firefox Data folder generated by the refresh, if that's any help. Thank you kindly for your time.

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Was the old profile usable -- it doesn't crash too much?

Assuming so, you may be able to resurrect it temporarily, export your Notes, and then figure out how to use them after that. You could look at one of my "transplant" replies for steps:

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1322197#answer-1384732

(The reason for going through all that is the difficulty of connecting the dots between add-ons and their databases when removed from their original running instance of Firefox.)

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Was the old profile usable -- it doesn't crash too much?

Assuming so, you may be able to resurrect it temporarily, export your Notes, and then figure out how to use them after that. You could look at one of my "transplant" replies for steps:

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1322197#answer-1384732

(The reason for going through all that is the difficulty of connecting the dots between add-ons and their databases when removed from their original running instance of Firefox.)

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Thanks for your reply. The transplant worked perfectly, sadly the notes are not there, possibly due to the account sync on startup, but I have recovered the rest.

Again, thank you kindly!

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