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Can I export cookies and history to new computer?

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I am getting a new laptop and I would like to export my browsing history and all cookies. I saw the info about exporting bookmarks, but that is not what I am looking for.

Thanks! Karen

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You can copy the places.sqlite file to the new profile to get the bookmarks and the history and cookies.sqlite for the cookies.
There are also JSON backups (bookmarks-####-##-##_xx.json) in the bookmarkbackups folder that can be used to restore the bookmarks.
You may also want to copy the permissions.sqlite file for the allow/block cookie exceptions and other exceptions.

You can use this button to go to the Firefox profile folder:

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You can copy the places.sqlite file to the new profile to get the bookmarks and the history and cookies.sqlite for the cookies.
There are also JSON backups (bookmarks-####-##-##_xx.json) in the bookmarkbackups folder that can be used to restore the bookmarks.
You may also want to copy the permissions.sqlite file for the allow/block cookie exceptions and other exceptions.

You can use this button to go to the Firefox profile folder: