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after today's update and change to the new Firefox I lost thousands of links even though I was backing them up through sink and I find I can't post pictures on at least two sites that I know of any more.

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After today's update and change to the new Firefox I lost thousands of links even though I was backing them up through sync and I find I can't post pictures on at least two sites that I know of any more.

Of course I'm talking about posting pictures in the Forum on these two sites. I can tell that other people are posting freely. https://www.rawstory.com/ https://www.crooksandliars.com..

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Hi

Thank you for your question about the Firefox Sync service.

It appears from your question, that you are using Firefox Sync as a back up service. This is not what Sync is designed to do. The Firefox Sync service takes a copy of the data you wish to include and transfers it to a second device (typically a mobile device such as a tablet or a telephone) running a copy of Firefox. The storage in between all attached devices is both temporary and fragile and is not stable enough to be (and is not designed as) a reliable backup service.

If you have a copy of your Firefox profile for desktop Firefox, you may be able to recover your bookmarks and other data. Please have a read of this article.

If you have a copy of your data on a mobile version of Firefox, please follow these instructions to connect it to Firefox Sync to copy your data.

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Hi

Thank you for your question about the Firefox Sync service.

It appears from your question, that you are using Firefox Sync as a back up service. This is not what Sync is designed to do. The Firefox Sync service takes a copy of the data you wish to include and transfers it to a second device (typically a mobile device such as a tablet or a telephone) running a copy of Firefox. The storage in between all attached devices is both temporary and fragile and is not stable enough to be (and is not designed as) a reliable backup service.

If you have a copy of your Firefox profile for desktop Firefox, you may be able to recover your bookmarks and other data. Please have a read of this article.

If you have a copy of your data on a mobile version of Firefox, please follow these instructions to connect it to Firefox Sync to copy your data.

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Thank you and I do understand the sync service. My Firefox Android had all those links in it. When it updated all the links disappeared. And yes I'm organized enough to never trust software updates. I have backup.