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Sync in the right direction

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Hello,

I had to return my laptop to factory settings and am now re-customising it. I reinstalled Firefox and tried to sync my bookmarks but the sync went the wrong way: it wiped out my phone bookmarks rather than bringing them over to my laptop.

I was able to restore my bookmarks by exporting them from my desktop computer (on which syncing was turned off) but this wasn't perfect re folders etc, and I've done a lot of manual tidying up. Now there's inevitably a slight divergence.

I would like to reactivate syncing but am worried that the same thing will happen again. How can I sync in a way that transfers all my bookmarks and folders etc from my desktop computer to other devices, rather than in the other direction. (Perhaps it's a question of what order I reconnect my devices in?)

Many thanks!

Starveling

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Hi, I found the answer to this on the first answer here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1157664

Not sure how to take my own query down but perhaps someone will find it useful!

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Hi, I found the answer to this on the first answer here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1157664

Not sure how to take my own query down but perhaps someone will find it useful!

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That was very good work. Well Done. Please flag your last post as Solved Problem as this can help others with similar problems. Go to that post and click the 'Solved' button to its right.

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