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Restore bookmarks

Due to a massive bug, my computer uninstalled Firefox without warning. When I installed it back, Sync kept the passwords, which is great, but no bookmarks. Is there a way… (læs mere)

Due to a massive bug, my computer uninstalled Firefox without warning.

When I installed it back, Sync kept the passwords, which is great, but no bookmarks. Is there a way to get them back?

Thank you for your time

Stillet af treflev86 for 46 minutter siden

Seneste svar af DMFJ for 13 minutter siden

Unncessary Browsing History - Gmail/Outlook/Facebook.

Just wondering if any of the developers could add a domain exclusion option within the browser history settings where users could exclude the domains which they don't wan… (læs mere)

Just wondering if any of the developers could add a domain exclusion option within the browser history settings where users could exclude the domains which they don't want the browser to record the history of.

Now many of you would argue that why don't you use private mode. Blah blah blah. But it's not the same thing. I gotta use my GMail, Google-drive, Outlook, or Facebook, etc everyday, so the private mode is not an option.

These domain URLs are not necessarily required to be stored and synced every day after day when nobody or at least 99% of people are not gonna use them ever.

Would be better, if users get the option where they can control which domains they want to keep the history of. This would offset millions and billions bytes of the data from Mozilla and also speed up and improve the history management.

Please share your thoughts.

Stillet af lovelyday_786 for 5 timer siden

Seneste svar af Paul for 4 timer siden

Lost all synced data

I reset my windows and downloaded firefox but all my data synced to my previous firefox on this same account has been lost. Please help me recover that synced data includ… (læs mere)

I reset my windows and downloaded firefox but all my data synced to my previous firefox on this same account has been lost. Please help me recover that synced data including bookmarks, logins, passwords, etc.

Stillet af Kevin Joseph for 16 timer siden

Seneste svar af Paul for 15 timer siden

Extensions not Syncing

Some of the Extensions are not Syncing. I have the same version of the Browser on both devices. The Extensions are updated on both devices. I have logged out and in. I ha… (læs mere)

Some of the Extensions are not Syncing. I have the same version of the Browser on both devices. The Extensions are updated on both devices. I have logged out and in. I have disabled and enabled back the syncing of extensions. I have disabled and enabled back the syncing of each individual extension. I have hit mannual sync multiple times. Both Machines are updated, and have been restarted.

I have no idea what is going on for it not to sync, when I go to install the extension on the PC that is missing, it recognizes that is installed.

I have no more ideas

Stillet af AAC for 2 dage siden

Seneste svar af cor-el for 1 dag siden

How to transfer old Browsing History from Firefox to another one on another CPU?

Hi there, I have an old laptop which has FireFox installed on it with a lot of older Browsing History dated as far back as 2015 or 2016 which I've been attempting to tra… (læs mere)

Hi there, I have an old laptop which has FireFox installed on it with a lot of older Browsing History dated as far back as 2015 or 2016 which I've been attempting to transfer over to my newer Laptop's FireFox by synchronizing my FireFox account on both browsers. The bookmarks & tabs were synchronized between both, however, the browsing history from the older laptop doesn't transfer over to my newer laptop's Firefox.

I searched online for some troubleshooting, & discovered how to use about:config, where I found

  1. "places.history.expiration.transient_current_max_pages'" &
  2. "places.history.expiration.max_pages",

& for both I set the value to 999999. The result was the same.

I would like to inquire for assistance regarding this, if possible. Thank you!

Stillet af wilson1762 for 3 dage siden

Seneste svar af cor-el for 3 dage siden

Different profiles synch with eachother

Hello, I would like to set up different profiles for different purposes. I tried creating a new profile with the profile manager. When I opened the new profile in a new w… (læs mere)

Hello,

I would like to set up different profiles for different purposes. I tried creating a new profile with the profile manager. When I opened the new profile in a new window, it asked me to sign in. After signing in, it synced all my bookmarks and settings from the default profile.

I then tried to edit the new profile by deleting the bookmarks that I don't need it to have. But this was then instantly synced to my default profile and I lost those bookmarks entirely.

So, I don't understand how to make separate profiles that have separate settings and bookmarks and whatnot. I would like to have different profiles that are all attached to the same account and can be used on multiple devices, but i don't want them to sync with one another. That seems to completely defeat the purpose of having multiple profiles (they all end up exactly the same).

I tried to get around this problem by creating an entirely new Firefox account, but then I get a message saying it will merge it's info with the account I just logged out of. This behavior makes no sense. Lets assume I have more than one user on a machine, and they each have their own account. If one logs off, and the other comes and logs in, now all their info gets lumped together?

I also tried to have two Firefox windows open, with one signed in and one not, but they mirror each other. So I can't work in multiple profiles or accounts on the same machine at the same time.

Back to the main question. I assume I am just using profiles wrong. How do I set it up so different profiles DO NOT sync with one another, but only with themselves across multiple devices.

Stillet af ryankanebuckley for 3 dage siden

Seneste svar af cor-el for 3 dage siden

Unable to sync devices.

This is the message when the sync between devices failed. Wrong state for fxaccounts:pair_supplicant_metadata. Valid expected states: PendingConfirmations, PendingLocalCo… (læs mere)

This is the message when the sync between devices failed. Wrong state for fxaccounts:pair_supplicant_metadata. Valid expected states: PendingConfirmations, PendingLocalConfirmation. Current state: Errored.

Stillet af Joe Michaels for 4 dage siden

Seneste svar af jonzn4SUSE for 4 dage siden

Signed into my account on my dad's laptop. Data was lost and merged with mine?

All his bookmarks and saved passwords were merged into my Firefox account and deleted from his laptop when I signed in from my PC. Is there any way to undo this and retur… (læs mere)

All his bookmarks and saved passwords were merged into my Firefox account and deleted from his laptop when I signed in from my PC. Is there any way to undo this and return/restore the settings on his laptop?

Stillet af Neko Alchemy for 5 dage siden

Seneste svar af cor-el for 5 dage siden

Which files I need to recover my password?

Hi everybody this will be a long question, and I would be really grateful for any kind of help anyone could give me, this is my case: I use `firefox-sync` to manage all m… (læs mere)

Hi everybody this will be a long question, and I would be really grateful for any kind of help anyone could give me, this is my case:

I use `firefox-sync` to manage all my logins information and firefox-sync's password is the unique password I save manually.

Currently I has problems with my O.S and I decided reinstall it. But also I have 2FA enable for mostly of my accounts, and firefox-sync is not the exception, and firefox-sync's 2FA is based on my gmail, so when I tried get logged on firefox-sync, firefox asks me for my verification code, but my verification code is in my gmail, and my gmail's password is in firefox-sync.

So I lost access to all my accounts, I lose my gmail, github, gitlab, stackoverflow, discord, etc etc... :'(

From the gmail side, I tried all that gmail let me try but unsuccessfully.

So, the only possibility that I see, is recover the information of the formatted partition and rebuild the previous state of Firefox. I mean:

Reading about firefox loggins, and taking a look to firefox's workdir (`$HOME/.mozilla`), I see firefox saves login's info in a json file located in `$HOME/.mozilla/$profile$/logins.json`.

So the basic idea is with a data recovery tool, try recover `.mozilla`s directory and replace it over the current environment so when I start firefox can get access to my login's info. But I'm not sure how much it is possible to recover the whole directory, and if is not posible, my question is:

What files next to `logins.json` should be my recovery targets to replace inside the `.mozilla` folder in order to reconstruct my accounts login information?

Stillet af 04l3xxxx for 1 uge siden

Seneste svar af cor-el for 6 dage siden

Firefox disconnects my account every time I close the browser and I have to log back in when I restart Firefox

I use FF all day, every day and recently it stopped automatically logging me into my account when I open the browser. I've read through the other posts on this topic and … (læs mere)

I use FF all day, every day and recently it stopped automatically logging me into my account when I open the browser. I've read through the other posts on this topic and tried everything from creating a new profile to changing the History settings. Unfortunately, none of the solutions provided have worked. I know it's only one password to type in and then my profile is synced and it retrieves my bookmarks, saved logins, etc. but it's very annoying to have to do.

Does anyone else have any other potential solutions?

Stillet af mburnett for 1 uge siden

Seneste svar af cor-el for 1 uge siden

Syncing Firefox on 2 laptops

I want to sync Firefox on my old laptop with my new laptop, but when I select Sync another device the only option is to sync a phone or tablet. How do I sync my other lap… (læs mere)

I want to sync Firefox on my old laptop with my new laptop, but when I select Sync another device the only option is to sync a phone or tablet. How do I sync my other laptop?

Stillet af davidob1996 for 1 uge siden

Seneste svar af cor-el for 1 uge siden

Sync doesn't work between Windows, Linux, and Android

I recently switched to Firefox from Chrome. I imported all the bookmarks and passwords from Chrome into Firefox on Windows. Next, I installed it on Linux and later on And… (læs mere)

I recently switched to Firefox from Chrome. I imported all the bookmarks and passwords from Chrome into Firefox on Windows.

Next, I installed it on Linux and later on Android. The sync is not working properly that is what I noticed. Basically I have all the data on my Windows PC Firefox. It is not syncing between other devices, that will be my notebook running Linux and my Android Phone.

I read other similar question son the forum and did a Google search as well. I already did re-install a few times to no avail.

Here is the log from "about:sync-log" : https://paste.ee/p/5e57H

How do I fix this?

Stillet af sul007 for 1 uge siden

Seneste svar af jonzn4SUSE for 1 uge siden