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Can I recover my Firefox Bookmarks

Unfortunately my main desktop computer decided it no longer wants to boot up. I was using Firefox as my browser and would like to know if there is some way I can get all … (read more)

Unfortunately my main desktop computer decided it no longer wants to boot up. I was using Firefox as my browser and would like to know if there is some way I can get all my bookmarks back. I have a second desktop computer and was wondering if I opened a Firefox account on that computer and then signed in with the same email and password, would I be able to see all my bookmarks or am I simply out of luck?

Thank you for your help--Matt

Asked by mcmlekush 4 hours ago

Bookmarks Won't Import

I lost all faith in Firefox a few years ago after a botched upgrade ruined it, so I downgraded and stopped upgrading entirely. The new interface is garbage, and I hate i… (read more)

I lost all faith in Firefox a few years ago after a botched upgrade ruined it, so I downgraded and stopped upgrading entirely. The new interface is garbage, and I hate it. Everything HAS to be a distracting theme. Stupid.

But I'm finally trying to upgrade anyway for security reasons. When I try to use the new version of Firefox, I try to import my bookmarks, and only the bookmarks NOT inside the Bookmarks Toolbar import. Obviously, this means I can't upgrade, and I sure as hell am not risking upgrading this browser directly, since I have zero faith in Mozilla these days.

My question to Mozilla: Why can't we just import directly from another version of Firefox like I could if I'd been smart enough to use Chrome instead? And I receive a bloody warning when I open it, telling me to either create a new profile or quit, so there isn't even an option to import my bookmarks directly! I'm honestly thinking about just dropping you for Chrome at this point. It would just be easier.

My question to everyone: WHAT AM I SUPPOSED TO DO to get my bookmarks toolbar imported? I export. I import. NOTHING.

Thanks!

Asked by SunSpirit13 1 day ago

Last reply by 1-dimensional_box 13 hours ago

awesomebar: allow narrow interpretation of search terms

I have been a fan of the awesomebar for quite some time; tab selection using % enables progress after chaotic web surfing and bookmark searching using * circumvents the n… (read more)

I have been a fan of the awesomebar for quite some time; tab selection using % enables progress after chaotic web surfing and bookmark searching using * circumvents the need of retracing already known websites. (I have removed suggestions and history though, I find that those are mostly in the way.)

One limitation for me as a programmer is that while searching for Python helps me find the correct bookmarks, including C in a search is not helpful, as a c anywhere in a bookmark will give a hit. This even goes for '.com'! The same problem occurs when searching for bookmarks in the bookmark library.

My suggested improvement would be to allow search terms to be interpreted narrowly. This could be done by adding quotes, for example "C" (single quotes could also work).

Is this already possible in some way? And if not, where would be the best place to suggest the improvement? [feedback page reads "Please check back soon"] ( and I'm not sure whether this suits the Bugzilla platform.

Asked by 1-dimensional_box 13 hours ago

Bookmark dropdown menu disappears under Windows taskbar

Hi there! Some background info: I have a desktop PC. I just got the newest firefox update. ...Thanks; I hate it. And they've altered the way the bookmarks look. So now th… (read more)

Hi there! Some background info: I have a desktop PC. I just got the newest firefox update. ...Thanks; I hate it. And they've altered the way the bookmarks look. So now the bookmarks drop-down menu is so long that I have to scroll down to see everything on it, (I didn't have to before). And what's worse is that sometimes one moment it will be over the Windows taskbar that's at the bottom of my screen and suddenly it will disappear UNDER the taskbar where I can't see everything and I struggle to access anything with my mouse. It's SO aggravating. How do I fix this??

Asked by gmkorn1 14 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 14 hours ago

'Bookmark this page' is missing from Bookmarks dropdown menu

Firefox updated itself two days ago and now 'Bookmark this page' is no longer listed in the Bookmarks drop down menu. I want it replaced. Just as it was. LIKE THIS: Click… (read more)

Firefox updated itself two days ago and now 'Bookmark this page' is no longer listed in the Bookmarks drop down menu. I want it replaced. Just as it was. LIKE THIS: Click on Bookmarks, select 'Bookmark this page' or Edit this bookmark' , select 'Done'. Then I am finished with that particular bookmark. I know all about the "bookmark star" procedure - not interested. The question is simply how to put 'Bookmark this page' BACK WHERE IT WAS? In the 'Bookmarks' drop down menu. Nothing else, just this one thing. I have read too many post with out seeing a solution to this exact question that I and others are asking. Thanks for anyone's help

Asked by shawnaf 15 hours ago

android bookmarks sync

I cannot get the bookmarks in my android phone to sync with my Firefox desktop browser. I have tried the suggestions I have been able to find & nothing is working. Th… (read more)

I cannot get the bookmarks in my android phone to sync with my Firefox desktop browser. I have tried the suggestions I have been able to find & nothing is working. The android bookmark folders continue to be empty. I have gone to Firefox Settings; Account & Sync now. It makes no difference. I have gone to my android Settings; Accounts; + Add Account. I do a search for Firefox. It is found but there seems to be no way to add it. What in the world am I doing wrong? Thanks

Asked by David 16 hours ago

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Where is the "View pocket list" button on the last Firefox version?

In new version of Firefox I can't get the view pocket list button under the bookmarks. The changelog of the new version says that this function was removed because it has… (read more)

In new version of Firefox I can't get the view pocket list button under the bookmarks. The changelog of the new version says that this function was removed because it has other access point. How can I get access point to view pocket list now?

Asked by Dayls 20 hours ago

Answered by TyDraniu 19 hours ago

All my bookmarks are gone! Please help!

I'm Not sure what happened, my laptop updated last night and suddenly all my bookmarks for school and school assignments are GONE! I also now have a folder on my desktop … (read more)

I'm Not sure what happened, my laptop updated last night and suddenly all my bookmarks for school and school assignments are GONE! I also now have a folder on my desktop from today(4/21/21)labeled "old firefox data" but it's pretty much empty besides amazon & booking.com which I've never used..

How can I restore all my previous settings? I have SOOO many research links for papers, school based sites, bibliography references, etc not to mention things like discord and other sites to connect with classmates(I'm a ft online college student!) In those bookmarks.

Thanks in advanced!

Asked by Fxybx3 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 day ago

New Firefox version did not keep my Bookmarks

3-26-21: I just upgraded to the latest version of Firefox and NONE of my bookmarks are available. I've tried all the tips I've found and nothing works. I tried to Restore… (read more)

3-26-21: I just upgraded to the latest version of Firefox and NONE of my bookmarks are available. I've tried all the tips I've found and nothing works. I tried to Restore Bookmarks and get the error: Unable to process the backup file. This is a terrible version of Firefox. I need my Bookmarks. Where did they go?? How do I get them back? I am not a computer expert. I am a user of your product. I should not have to jump through hoops just to get my browser set up the way I had it before. Right now it is a big mess. I've used Firefox for years when other browsers are available. I will dump Firefox if I have to but I would prefer to solve this problem.

Asked by sue_anderson2000 3 weeks ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 day ago

удалилась история и закладки

20.04.2021 г. маленький ребенок несколько раз включил и выключил компьютер, после чего супруга отключила компьютер от сети. Вечером же, я как обычно запустил браузер, при… (read more)

20.04.2021 г. маленький ребенок несколько раз включил и выключил компьютер, после чего супруга отключила компьютер от сети. Вечером же, я как обычно запустил браузер, при этом всплыло маленькое окно, что там было точно-не помню. Когда запустился браузер, я обнаружил, что все вкладки, закладки и история исчезли вообще. Караул!!!! Практически всё связано с работой. Помогите добрые люди, как всё вернуть обратно? Не судите строго, но я откровенно слаб в компьютерных познаниях...

Asked by petrovdod 1 day ago

new bookmark menu on 89B1

hello why with the new 89b1 1 have a lot less bookmark on my screen. On a 1080p screen i've calclulated that the new bookmark menu give me 14 less bookmarks on the screen… (read more)

hello why with the new 89b1 1 have a lot less bookmark on my screen. On a 1080p screen i've calclulated that the new bookmark menu give me 14 less bookmarks on the screen for the rest 1 have to scroll down a lot and beofre 1 had organized the bookmarks folders to not have to scroll down.

Can we make the menu more compact to have the same density than the older versions.

Thx in advance.

a very surprised customer.

Asked by spidey011 2 days ago

Last reply by spidey011 2 days ago

Updated Firefox Changed Bookmarks List Length

Firefox appears to have just updated. Now my bookmarks list is so long I have to scroll down to see everything. It looks like everything has been spaced out further, whic… (read more)

Firefox appears to have just updated. Now my bookmarks list is so long I have to scroll down to see everything. It looks like everything has been spaced out further, which I hate. It takes up was too much space. They were probably going for a more elegant, less cluttered look, but it just ended up making things more aggravating for me. There should be a way to adjust or turn off the spacing feature. Any suggestions?

Asked by gmkorn1 2 days ago

"Add Bookmark" has disappeared from Bookmarks menu - we all want to know how to get it back!

I thought perhaps the cat had hit some keyboard shortcut (goodness it would be nice to be able to disable those!) and removed "Bookmark This Page" from the Bookmarks pull… (read more)

I thought perhaps the cat had hit some keyboard shortcut (goodness it would be nice to be able to disable those!) and removed "Bookmark This Page" from the Bookmarks pull-down menu, but based on the number of people asking the same question, I now suspect that the latest Firefox update somehow removed it. I have seen MANY people asking about this, invariably answered with how to work around it being missing by using a tiny blob of an icon (which tiny meaningless blob among many, my not-so-young eyes are not certain - apparently it looks like a star). WE WANT IT BACK. Please put "Bookmark This Page" back where it belongs - in the pulldown menu called "Bookmarks". Or tell us how to put it there ourselves. Leave it in the teeny blob menu also if you like - maybe there's someone out there who actually likes it there. But please, for the love of usability, put that entry back on the list of things you can do from the Bookmarks pull-down menu! Not all of your users are 20-somethings with perfect eyesight!

Asked by hybridvigor 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

Field missing from Firefox bookmarks “Library” window

How can I access the Description text field that disappeared from the Firefox bookmarks “Library” window in some relatively recent release (a year or so ago maybe)? Highl… (read more)

How can I access the Description text field that disappeared from the Firefox bookmarks “Library” window in some relatively recent release (a year or so ago maybe)?

Highlighting any bookmark in the “Library” window currently displays only a “Name”, “Location”, “Tags” & “Keyword” field in the bottom of the window's RH pane but it used to also display a larger, 5th text field called Description (or something similar). Likewise, highlighting any bookmark folder in the “Library” window currently only displays a “Name” field but it used to also display a Description field.

This bookmark Description field was invaluable in storing text notes on what a given bookmark was useful for and, equally importantly, what it wasn't useful for (i.e. when to use a different bookmark). If one has hundreds of bookmarks, this type of information cannot adequately be captured in just the “Name” & “Tags” fields.

Asked by sadlax 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

Cannot delete bookmarks

Hey, I cannot, for the life of me, get to a point where I can delete individual bookmarks. I have researched all avenues and fixes here on the forum, and NONE seem to he… (read more)

Hey, I cannot, for the life of me, get to a point where I can delete individual bookmarks. I have researched all avenues and fixes here on the forum, and NONE seem to help out. Sync is not on. I have tried removing the places.sqlite, rebooting Firefox, then putting the places file back into the profile.

Verifying integrity gives me this: > Task: checkIntegrity - Unable to check places.sqlite integrity: Error: Error(s) encountered during statement execution: > Task: invalidateCaches - The task queue was cleared by an error in another task. > Task: checkCoherence - The task queue was cleared by an error in another task. > Task: expire - The task queue was cleared by an error in another task. > Task: originFrecencyStats - The task queue was cleared by an error in another task. > Task: vacuum - The task queue was cleared by an error in another task. > Task: stats - The task queue was cleared by an error in another task. > Task: _refreshUI - The task queue was cleared by an error in another task.

But I don't know how to remedy this "error".

I have tried to restore bookmarks, but that just erases ALL bookmarks, leaving the folders in place.

Any suggestions would be very appreciated! Thanks

Asked by dennyfreeman 4 days ago

Last reply by dennyfreeman 2 days ago

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Bookmark for Facebook Notifications - Can't Remove

So, I had to do a clean install of my OS, and after reinstalling firefox, I have a Facebook Notification bookmark I cannot remove. Can anyone advise on how to remove it? … (read more)

So, I had to do a clean install of my OS, and after reinstalling firefox, I have a Facebook Notification bookmark I cannot remove. Can anyone advise on how to remove it?

Asked by iam-sovereign 3 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 days ago

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Search bookmark folder location on Firefox Library

Hello, I have my Firefox bookmarks separated by folders according to the theme. Every time I use the 'search bookmarks' option, firefox shows me all the hypotheses based … (read more)

Hello, I have my Firefox bookmarks separated by folders according to the theme. Every time I use the 'search bookmarks' option, firefox shows me all the hypotheses based on my search but hides the folders and doesn’t show me in which folder the bookmark I looked for is located. This way, I always have to do a search because I still don't know what folder it is in unless I remember it again or browse through all the folders until I find it. Is there any way to do this? Thank you.

Asked by Pedro 2 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 2 weeks ago

Bookmarks not Syncing

A massive chunk of my bookmarks have not synced to my computer. But they all are still there on my phone. I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling, restating my compute… (read more)

A massive chunk of my bookmarks have not synced to my computer. But they all are still there on my phone. I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling, restating my computer, singing out of all of devices and then signing in again. How do i fix this?

Asked by koda545 3 days ago

Last reply by milosagastume11 2 days ago

Is there a way to add custom icons to Bookmarks on the Bookmarks Toolbar?

Just updated to the latest version of firefox, is there a simple/easy way to have custom icons to Bookmarks on the Bookmarks Toolbar? None of the add ons I found work! I'… (read more)

Just updated to the latest version of firefox, is there a simple/easy way to have custom icons to Bookmarks on the Bookmarks Toolbar? None of the add ons I found work! I'd really like it if there was a way to do this. Thanks.

Asked by revai.tomi 2 days ago

Last reply by RageE1der 2 days ago