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Imported logins (passwords) won't be synced

I tried and did all solutions on the website like* Clicking disconnect next to all devices Clicking Done Closing Firefox Re-adding just the machine with the passw… (read more)

I tried and did all solutions on the website like* Clicking disconnect next to all devices

  • Clicking Done
  • Closing Firefox
  • Re-adding just the machine with the passwords

But didn’t work for me.

Asked by YUNEχ 1 year ago

Answered by YUNEχ 1 year ago

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Firefox iOS crashes after having activated syncronization and keeps crashing every 3 seconds

I have tried to reinstall the application, but it doesn't seem to work. Whenever I start again to sync my account in Firefox for iOS it begins to stop unexpectedly; after… (read more)

I have tried to reinstall the application, but it doesn't seem to work. Whenever I start again to sync my account in Firefox for iOS it begins to stop unexpectedly; after 2 to 3 seconds that I reopen the browser, it asks if I want to restore the previous (empty) session and then - without any input from me - it crashes again. I've tried everything, but seems that nothing works after syncronization. Present configuration: iOS 16.1.1 iPhone 13 firefox for iOS: version 107.2

Asked by Luca 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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Sync and save data

Hi. The option to "sync and save your data" no longer appears in the main menu, nor under settings on my Firefox Android phone. What can I do to get back this option? You… (read more)

Hi. The option to "sync and save your data" no longer appears in the main menu, nor under settings on my Firefox Android phone. What can I do to get back this option? Your support is greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.

Asked by Ray 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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How to save inactive tabs to desktop

I have probably over 1000 tabs on my Android that I wanted to start to bookmark in my desktop. I find that most of them are inactive now, which I appreciate the intent, b… (read more)

I have probably over 1000 tabs on my Android that I wanted to start to bookmark in my desktop. I find that most of them are inactive now, which I appreciate the intent, but I never asked for. Now when I have time to deal with them, I have tried multiple ways to bring them to my computer or bookmark them from my phone, but nothing seems to work. It doesn't seem like there is much of anything that you can do with inactive tabs even if you share them to your desktop.

It is my understanding from trying to research this, that the Collections you create on your phone are not synced to my Firefox account so that doesn't seem helpful. Is there an extension that could solve this for me? It doesn't work to try to bookmark them from my phone because they don't show up in my desktop bookmark folder that I assigned.

The thing that has worked best so far is to Share my tabs to a temporary folder [Phone Inactive Tabs] on my desktop then search (for example: recipe) then open some in tabs and bookmark them. However, after I have categorized them into the proper bookmark folder (Food/Recipes), they disappear from that folder when I try to delete them from my temporary folder. It does the same thing if I save tabs into OneTab first.

Can someone please help me so that I don't lose years of things that I really want to keep? I would appreciate it! It would be helpful if I could even share all my inactive tabs (or even URLs) into a folder on my desktop so that I could search and bookmark them at a later time without it deleting all that work. Thanks in advance!

Asked by Kathy 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Sync Firefox on your phone or tablet

I'm trying to sync my bookmarks from Firefox mobile (Android) to my laptop (Dell) for the first time but there's no "Sync and save data" option under the dot menu on my p… (read more)

I'm trying to sync my bookmarks from Firefox mobile (Android) to my laptop (Dell) for the first time but there's no "Sync and save data" option under the dot menu on my phone nor is there any equivalent that I can find. How do I proceed?

Asked by asloane1412 1 year ago

Answered by asloane1412 1 year ago

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sync on android stuck on working when logging In.

I'm trying to login to my Firefox sync account, and when I login with email or qr code I get stuck with the screen saying warning. Soon after I left my phone to login and… (read more)

I'm trying to login to my Firefox sync account, and when I login with email or qr code I get stuck with the screen saying warning. Soon after I left my phone to login and came back 15 minuets, and it continued "working".

Asked by causingnose5432 1 year ago

Answered by causingnose5432 1 year ago

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Selecting synched tabs crashes for me in Firefox for iPad

My Firefox on my iPad alsways crashes when I try to select a synched tabs from another Firefox on a different device. The tabs from the other devices show up and the sync… (read more)

My Firefox on my iPad alsways crashes when I try to select a synched tabs from another Firefox on a different device. The tabs from the other devices show up and the sync is always up to date, but the windows does not react on any interaction, instead the Browser crashes after about 1 minute of inresponsiveness and returns to the home screen of my iPad. I already discenneted and reconnected the Firefox account used for sync on this browser, it did not help. I use the same Firefox version on my iPhone and that does not have this issues, selecting tabs from other devices works as intended.

Firefox version: 114.3 (31916) iPad OS: 16.5.1 (did not work in iPadOS 16.5. either)

Asked by marcusmuench+firefox 8 months ago

Answered by marcusmuench+firefox 8 months ago

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Add ons not syncing on Android

Hi All, On desktop I have uBlock Origin and in the Sync list option "add ons" it ticked. On Android I can't see "add ons" in the Sync list option and if I go to the ad… (read more)

Hi All,

On desktop I have uBlock Origin and in the Sync list option "add ons" it ticked.

On Android I can't see "add ons" in the Sync list option and if I go to the add ons settings I can only see the Recommended. uBlock Origin is listed but it looks like I have to install it again on Android, it is not automatically there.

Is this normal? Do I have to reinstall it?

Thanks

Asked by marco761 5 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 5 months ago

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iOS password/ logins not synching between Desktop and mobile app.

Hello, I have not been able to get my Firefox iOS app and desktop to sync. On both my desktop and phone logins are selected for syncing but each device has its own list … (read more)

Hello,

I have not been able to get my Firefox iOS app and desktop to sync. On both my desktop and phone logins are selected for syncing but each device has its own list of logins which they wont share with each other. I can sync tabs and send tabs from desktop to my phone and the same the other way around. The only thing that doesn't seem to sync is passwords/ logins.

I have uninstalled the app on my phone I have logged out and back in I have cleared connected devices on my account and relogged in

None of the above have worked in getting my device to sync.

When I do a fresh install I only get back the logins that I've manually entered onto my phone. It seems to have it's own list separate form the desktop and neither device is sharing login sync.

Any help would be appreciated, I have 300+ logins on my desktop version and have only manually moved over a small handful to my phone because manually doing so is a pain and they won't sync if I update one on the phone or computer to the other device.

I'm on iOS 109 and desktop version is 109.0 (64-bit). I have been trying for weeks on and off to resolve this issue.

Asked by Roadkillcafe 1 year ago

Answered by Roadkillcafe 1 year ago

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having trouble with the tab syncing between chrome and Firefox mobile

I am trying to move all the synced tabs brought in from android chrome and Firefox pc into the current active tabs I have on Firefox android. I've only been able to get … (read more)

I am trying to move all the synced tabs brought in from android chrome and Firefox pc into the current active tabs I have on Firefox android.

I've only been able to get 1 at a time to move over, but I have well over a hundred open in putting the two other browsers together..

Everything I've been able to look up about it only deals either the syncing part.


And, is there a way to have am active sync? As in, I open a tab in Firefox on laptop, it opens that tab on my Firefox mobile? And vice versa.

Asked by Katerpie 4 months ago

Answered by Katerpie 2 months ago

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Syncing PC Firefox with Android Firefox

These days, how do you sync an Android phone or tablet with a PC? The instructions given don't work because I can't find the "Sync" button on Android Firefox. Thanks. … (read more)

These days, how do you sync an Android phone or tablet with a PC? The instructions given don't work because I can't find the "Sync" button on Android Firefox.

Thanks.

Asked by crogerblair1 4 months ago

Answered by Paul 4 months ago

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Firefox Nightly Installation

If I want to installt he nightly version for Android on my phone. Will it be better to uninstall the common version before? Can the present settings, passwords and bookma… (read more)

If I want to installt he nightly version for Android on my phone. Will it be better to uninstall the common version before? Can the present settings, passwords and bookmarks be transfered from the common version to the Nightly. Any useful tips or recommendations, please? Thank you very much for the help provided.

Asked by Straydog 9 months ago

Answered by Paul 9 months ago

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Bookmarks not migrated to new phone after using "copy apps & data"

Hey, I had to replace my Android phone and send the old one in. I had the google cloud backup activated + used the transfer data and apps function when migrating (Androi… (read more)

Hey,

I had to replace my Android phone and send the old one in. I had the google cloud backup activated + used the transfer data and apps function when migrating (Android to Android). However, it seems like my bookmarks are gone, I guess there is no way to get them back. Is this correct behavior?

I understand that there is Firefox sync and save feature (which I use on my personal device). However my understanding was that migrating phones with the "copy apps & data" function should migrate things seamless without having to worry about custom logins in each app. Did I do something wrong? Or is this understanding wrong? If so, would this be different in ios (this was a very painful experience that I don't want to repeat)?

Thanks for your help & sorry if this is only partially Firefox specific and partially about my general understanding.

Asked by ckdwuwdzhofigzlamo 5 months ago

Answered by Paul 5 months ago

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Cant login to Firefox sync

Well, I scan the qr code, I login in the Website, it sends me to the account settings, and then nothing. Still not logged in to Firefox. Im using graphene OS, maybe it's … (read more)

Well, I scan the qr code, I login in the Website, it sends me to the account settings, and then nothing. Still not logged in to Firefox. Im using graphene OS, maybe it's some permission issue?

Asked by ludovitkramar 10 months ago

Answered by Paul 10 months ago