Export bookmarks to Safari

You can export your Firefox bookmarks for use in other browsers. This article shows you how to export your Firefox bookmarks and import them into Safari.

Note: This article applies to Mac and Windows. The Safari browser is not currently available for Linux.

Exporting bookmarks from Firefox

  1. Click the Library button 57 library icon on your toolbar. (If you don't see it there, click the menu button fx57menu then click Library.) Click Bookmarks and then click the Show All Bookmarks bar at the bottom.

  2. From the toolbar on the Library window, click the Import and Backup button
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    Import and Backup and choose Export Bookmarks to HTML… from the drop-down menu.
    Library window - Export Bookmarks to HTML

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  3. In the Export Bookmarks File window that opens, choose a location to save the file, which is named bookmarks.html by default. The desktop is usually a good spot, but any place that is easy to remember will work.
  4. Click the Save button. The Export Bookmarks File window will close.
  5. Close the Library window.

Your bookmarks are successfully exported from Firefox, to import them into Safari proceed to the next section.


Importing bookmarks into Safari

  1. Start Safari
  2. On the menu bar, click on the File menu and choose Import Bookmarks....

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  3. Find the file you saved from Firefox and click Import.

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  1. Start Safari
  2. At the top of the Safari window, click on the File menu and choose Import Bookmarks....
    • If you don't see the menu bar, press the Alt key.

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  3. Find the file you saved from Firefox and click Open.

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  4. Name the Bookmark folder whatever you would like.

Click on the Bookmarks menu to ensure all of your bookmarks have been successfully imported.

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