Importing bookmarks and other data from Flock

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This article describes how to export your bookmarks from the Flock browser and import them into Firefox.

Export bookmarks from Flock

  1. Open Flock.
  2. Click on Flock's Favorites menu and select Organize Favorites.... Flock's Library window will open.


  3. In Flock's Library window, click on Import and Backup, and then select Export HTML.... A Save As window will appear.


  4. In the Save As window, select a location on your computer to store the exported bookmarks file.

After you have saved the bookmarks file, close Flock and all its windows.

Import bookmarks into Firefox

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Click on the menu button fx57menuFx89menuButton to open the menu panel. Click the Library 57 library icon button on your toolbar. (If you don't see it, click the menu fx57menu button, then click Libraryclick the menu fx89menuButton button.) Click Bookmarks and then click the Show All BookmarksManage Bookmarks bar at the bottom.
  3. In Firefox's Library window, click on Import and Backup, and then select Import HTML.... The Import Wizard window will appear.


  4. Select From an HTML file and then click Next. The Import bookmark file window will open.
  5. Navigate to the location where you saved Flock's bookmark file, select it, and click Open.

Your Flock bookmarks will be merged with your Firefox bookmarks.

Importing other data

Importing settings, saved passwords, cookies, and history is an advanced operation that will replace existing Firefox data.

  1. Open the Flock profile folder. If you need help locating this folder, there is a support link at the bottom of the FAQ page.
  2. In a separate window, open the Firefox profile folder. See How do I find my profile? to locate your Firefox profile.
  3. Copy the files you want to import from the Flock folder to the Firefox folder. See Your important data and their files to determine which files to copy.

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