Sync bookmarks, tabs, history and passwords on Android

Sign in to Firefox Accounts on Firefox Android to sync your bookmarks, logins and/or history across devices.

If you do not have an existing Firefox Account, you will need to create one. For additional information, see Access Mozilla Services with a Firefox Account.

Sign in to Firefox Accounts

Option 1: Pair your Firefox Preview with Firefox desktop

To sync your bookmarks and/or history with Firefox Sync using an existing Firefox Account and QR code:

  1. Tap the menu button.

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  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Turn on Sync.
  4. Visit firefox.com/pair on your desktop.
  5. Tap the Ready to Scan button on the Turn on Sync screen within the app.
  6. Point your device's camera toward the QR code on your desktop.

Option 2: Log in with credentials

To sync your bookmarks and/or history with Firefox Sync by simply signing into your existing Firefox Account:

  1. Tap the menu button.

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  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Turn on Sync.
  4. Tap the Use email instead button on the Turn on Sync screen within the app.
  5. Enter your Firefox Account credentials.

Choose what to sync

  1. Tap the menu button.

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  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap your email address.
  4. Put a check mark next to the types of information you want to sync:
    • Bookmarks
    • History
    • Logins
    • Open Tabs
Firefox Sync is not an online backup tool but is designed to enable you to sync browsing data between two or more Firefox installations.

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