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Firefox does not sync add-ons and themes

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Hi all.. Firefox is not syncing add-ons and themes between 2 laptops.

In laptop A (Win 10) I have deleted / added some add-ons but they were not synced to my laptop B (Linux Mint). Also in laptop B, I changed the theme but it was not synced to laptop A. It is not even shown on the list of available themes.

Thanks for any help you can provide

Hi all.. Firefox is not syncing add-ons and themes between 2 laptops. In laptop A (Win 10) I have deleted / added some add-ons but they were not synced to my laptop B (Linux Mint). Also in laptop B, I changed the theme but it was not synced to laptop A. It is not even shown on the list of available themes. Thanks for any help you can provide
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My_Cheese_Is_Slippin'
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Hi aldenchevez, In the article How do I choose what types of information to sync on Firefox? it says that "Add-ons for the desktop version of Firefox cannot be synchronized with the mobile versions of Firefox." Could this be your issue?

Hi aldenchevez, In the article [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-do-i-choose-what-types-information-sync-firefox How do I choose what types of information to sync on Firefox?] it says that "Add-ons for the desktop version of Firefox cannot be synchronized with the mobile versions of Firefox." Could this be your issue?
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My_Cheese_Is_Slippin' said

Hi aldenchevez, In the article How do I choose what types of information to sync on Firefox? it says that "Add-ons for the desktop version of Firefox cannot be synchronized with the mobile versions of Firefox." Could this be your issue?

Hi, thanks for your answer. This would not be my issue, since I'm trying to Sync for both desktop versions, Windows 10 and Linux Mint.

Thanks again

''My_Cheese_Is_Slippin' [[#answer-1249396|said]]'' <blockquote> Hi aldenchevez, In the article [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-do-i-choose-what-types-information-sync-firefox How do I choose what types of information to sync on Firefox?] it says that "Add-ons for the desktop version of Firefox cannot be synchronized with the mobile versions of Firefox." Could this be your issue? </blockquote> Hi, thanks for your answer. This would not be my issue, since I'm trying to Sync for both desktop versions, Windows 10 and Linux Mint. Thanks again
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My_Cheese_Is_Slippin'
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Double-check your Sync Settings on both laptops. (I'm not too sure about Themes.) Refer to this article: How do I choose what types of information to sync on Firefox? Then perform a Sync Now.

Double-check your Sync Settings on both laptops. (I'm not too sure about Themes.) Refer to this article: [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-do-i-choose-what-types-information-sync-firefox How do I choose what types of information to sync on Firefox?] Then perform a Sync Now.
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My_Cheese_Is_Slippin'
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Also, this thread talks about manual syncing and sync timing intervals: new steps to sync https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1264561

Also, this thread talks about manual syncing and sync timing intervals: new steps to sync https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1264561
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Hi I have previously checked the settings and I have selected to sync everything.

Hi I have previously checked the settings and I have selected to sync everything.
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cor-el
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I don't think that you can sync extensions between different platforms as it is possible that the extension isn't compatible.

I don't think that you can sync extensions between different platforms as it is possible that the extension isn't compatible.
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cor-el said

I don't think that you can sync extensions between different platforms as it is possible that the extension isn't compatible.

the extensions work if I install them manually, they are just not syncing when I modify in one side

''cor-el [[#answer-1249509|said]]'' <blockquote> I don't think that you can sync extensions between different platforms as it is possible that the extension isn't compatible. </blockquote> the extensions work if I install them manually, they are just not syncing when I modify in one side
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I have two windows 10 Laptops, with the up to date firefox version. But my addons , passwords and themes in fact nothing seems to sync.

Validations done: 1) In my manage accounts both the laptops are reflecting. 2) Firefox is up to date on both the laptops. 3) I have checked all option in the sync settings, (i.e) sync all data.

I have two windows 10 Laptops, with the up to date firefox version. But my addons , passwords and themes in fact nothing seems to sync. Validations done: 1) In my manage accounts both the laptops are reflecting. 2) Firefox is up to date on both the laptops. 3) I have checked all option in the sync settings, (i.e) sync all data.
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the-edmeister
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nivin said

I have two windows 10 Laptops, with the up to date firefox version. But my addons , passwords and themes in fact nothing seems to sync. Validations done: 1) In my manage accounts both the laptops are reflecting. 2) Firefox is up to date on both the laptops. 3) I have checked all option in the sync settings, (i.e) sync all data.

Please start your own support thread rather than hi-jacking another user's thread; a user with a different issue than you have (where Sync isn't doing anything for you).

''nivin [[#answer-1249642|said]]'' <blockquote> I have two windows 10 Laptops, with the up to date firefox version. But my addons , passwords and themes in fact nothing seems to sync. Validations done: 1) In my manage accounts both the laptops are reflecting. 2) Firefox is up to date on both the laptops. 3) I have checked all option in the sync settings, (i.e) sync all data. </blockquote> Please start your own support thread rather than hi-jacking another user's thread; a user with a different issue than you have (where Sync isn't doing anything for you).
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