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Mobile bookmarks folder dissapeared on PC

There used to be 4 root folders in my bookmarks toolbar on PC: bookmarks toolbar, bookmarks menu, other bookmarks and mobile bookmarks. Recently I noticed the "mobile boo… (read more)

There used to be 4 root folders in my bookmarks toolbar on PC: bookmarks toolbar, bookmarks menu, other bookmarks and mobile bookmarks. Recently I noticed the "mobile bookmarks" folder is gone. That is where bookmarks saved in the default folder on mobile were synced. What happened?

Asked by Vilko 2 months ago

Answered by Vilko 2 months ago

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How to get "Favorites" or "Bookmarks" spelled out on top of page rather than Star icon

I just got a new computer and had my info transferred. It is probably the latest version of Firefox on the new computer now. On the previous version it seems like Favor… (read more)

I just got a new computer and had my info transferred. It is probably the latest version of Firefox on the new computer now. On the previous version it seems like Favorites was spelled out toward the top of the page on the left hand side. I see now it is just a star icon. Is there any way to get it the way it used to be? I'm sure I will get used to it the new way, but I still liked it the other way. Thanks

Asked by Larry/Nancy Jones 2 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 2 months ago

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BOOKMARKS Automatically Opening

Bookmarks Sidebar Automatically Opening. Please advise how to stop. Suddenly started happening once before [April 7, 2022], self corrected itself. Happening again [April … (read more)

Bookmarks Sidebar Automatically Opening. Please advise how to stop. Suddenly started happening once before [April 7, 2022], self corrected itself. Happening again [April 6, 2024]

No windows/tabs with bookmarks are open.

⬛️ When using top menu bar to open a new window does not occur; ⬛️ When using current window to add a new tab does not occur;

⬛️ When right clicking Firefox icon in dock to open new window,

    New window opens with bookmarks open.

FF Version 124.0.2 Thank you for your time and help.

Asked by Jemmma 2 months ago

Answered by Jemmma 2 months ago

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Continue to get Failed to Connect window when tying to reach my bank website

Locking this thread, please continue here: [/questions/1443976] Why has my firefox browser failed to connect with my banking website? … (read more)

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Why has my firefox browser failed to connect with my banking website?

Asked by Richard Lang 2 months ago

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cannot import bookmarks into firefox

I'm setting up a user on a new computer. I've exported her bookmarks from her old computer. On the new computer I go to Bookmarks > Manage Bookmarks > (select bookm… (read more)

I'm setting up a user on a new computer. I've exported her bookmarks from her old computer. On the new computer I go to Bookmarks > Manage Bookmarks > (select bookmarks toolbar) > Import and Backup > Import bookmarks from HTML. I browse to my folder containing the bookmarks.html file, Open it, and nothing.

I've tried all the suggestions I can find. Places Database Verify Integrity gives me: > Task: checkIntegrity + The places.sqlite database is sane + The favicons.sqlite database is sane > Task: checkCoherence + The database is coherent etc. Opening the bookmarks.html file shows a list of bookmarks. That file is not empty.

This shouldn't be this hard. How do I accomplish this?

Asked by Mark Foley 2 months ago

Answered by Mark Foley 2 months ago

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Increase number of bookmark folders when bookmarks get saved - THIS WORKS

The solution given by cor-el works very well. Thanks cor-el ! I needed that. But you won't know it until you access more unique folders than you already have in th… (read more)

The solution given by cor-el works very well.

Thanks cor-el ! I needed that.

But you won't know it until you access more unique folders than you already have in the list.

For instance, when you access the 8th folder that is different it will be sticky, when you access a 9th that is different it will be sticky. Kind of like a "most recently used" list. You won't see the extras until they happen.

Solution given by Cor-el: There is a pref on the about:config page that defaults to 7 to set the number of entries to show in this list of recently used folders.

- about:config => browser.bookmarks.editDialog.maxRecentFolders = 7
- https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/about-config-editor-firefox 

Original post at: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1410392#answer-1574837

Thanks again,

Mike.

Asked by mnixon1930 2 months ago

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How do I a bookmark export that includes folders?

To export my bookmarks => Bookmarks > Manage Bookmarks > Import and Backup > Export Bookmarks => results in bookmarks.HTML. Unfortunately that HTML does… (read more)

To export my bookmarks => Bookmarks > Manage Bookmarks > Import and Backup > Export Bookmarks => results in bookmarks.HTML.

Unfortunately that HTML does not include the "folders" in the bookmarks. For example I keep the forum folders (C# Corner folder, Mozilla folder, Microsoft Office folder, etc.) separate from other folders.

How do I a bookmark export that includes folders?

Asked by bhs67 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago

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How can I get the library (accessed from the icon on the address toolbar) to show me all bookmarks, as it used to? Now, the Library only shows "recent" (not really) bookmarks.

I used to be able to access all bookmarks from the Library icon on the address toolbar. Now, it only shows a list of what it labels "recent bookmarks" (the bookmarks sho… (read more)

I used to be able to access all bookmarks from the Library icon on the address toolbar. Now, it only shows a list of what it labels "recent bookmarks" (the bookmarks shown are really not recent). I would like to be able to open the Library and access all bookmarks, which is the way it used to work. I will attach a screen shot to illustrate what I mean.

Asked by rayny 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago

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Unable to remove shortcut links from address bar

I recently installed openSUSE TW on my new laptop, and as part of the default Firefox install it bookmarked many openSUSE websites. I removed them from my bookmarks, but … (read more)

I recently installed openSUSE TW on my new laptop, and as part of the default Firefox install it bookmarked many openSUSE websites. I removed them from my bookmarks, but they still remain in the address bar recommendations every time I click/open the address bar (see pic). I have cleared the all time history, I have double checked to make sure that they are no longer bookmarked, and the only way I can get them to disappear is by completely disabling "Shortcuts" in Settings -> Address Bar — Firefox Suggest -> Shortcuts => Untick. I'd prefer being able to just click the address bar and click on the websites I frequently visit. This has happened in the past, but I thought I just removed them from the bookmarks and the links went away. Any help greatly appreciated!

Asked by cisumtlp 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago

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A new window for bookmark

I used to click on a bookmark to open a new window and load the link, but now it's loaded directly into the original window, how do I revert back to the previous state? … (read more)

I used to click on a bookmark to open a new window and load the link, but now it's loaded directly into the original window, how do I revert back to the previous state?

Asked by William 3 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 3 months ago

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Bookmarks backup folder is empty after renaming the profile

I use mac and I have three profiles on Firefox to separate different accounts on the same websites, and today I renamed one of them from finder instead of just using the … (read more)

I use mac and I have three profiles on Firefox to separate different accounts on the same websites, and today I renamed one of them from finder instead of just using the rename option because it was an account name that I later changed (which was a stupid move, I should've just left it as is). However when I launched that profile all of my bookmarks, history and passwords in that profile had disappeared. I checked in finder and everything in my bookmarksbackup file had disappeared. I do have sync on but my bookmarks are not synced across profiles. Is there a way to restore my bookmarks?

Asked by VI 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago

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Missing Bookmarks in Firefox 123.0.1 (64-bit) after update

Firefox just updated. Now my Bookmarks Toolbar Menu is decimated and replaced by "Most Visited". How do I get back all the bookmarks I have saved over many years. I want … (read more)

Firefox just updated. Now my Bookmarks Toolbar Menu is decimated and replaced by "Most Visited". How do I get back all the bookmarks I have saved over many years. I want them even though I don't visit them often.

Asked by Ken Fowler 3 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 3 months ago

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Cannot add bookmarkleets to bookmarks bar

Whenever i put javascript code into the url box when making a bookmark, (trying to add a bookmarklet to my bookmark bar.) after i click save, the bookmark just doesnt eve… (read more)

Whenever i put javascript code into the url box when making a bookmark, (trying to add a bookmarklet to my bookmark bar.) after i click save, the bookmark just doesnt even show up, its like firefox isnt even making the bookmark. i dont even know whats going on it was doing this before i had any addons

Asked by wyattmcwater nuggets 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago

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Bookmark recovery from automatic bookmark backups failed

Recently I accidentially deleted some bookmarks. I tried a recovery from my latest automatic bookmark recovery session and also from the day before. This worked only part… (read more)

Recently I accidentially deleted some bookmarks. I tried a recovery from my latest automatic bookmark recovery session and also from the day before. This worked only partially. All bookmarks and the bookmark folder structure has been restored, but seperately. I now have about seventy empty folders and about 2000 bookmarks not in their folders but all in the "root" folder. The information about which bookmark was in which folder, is lost.

Any idea how this could be fixed? I'm using an up to date version of firefox 115.8.0esr.

Regards, Matthias

Asked by matthias_precht 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago

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Firefoxx bookmarks

Hello. I just wonder why firefox connects to bookmarks url's right after you open firefox? Opening page is always set to:about:blank. I discovered this when I want to kno… (read more)

Hello. I just wonder why firefox connects to bookmarks url's right after you open firefox? Opening page is always set to:about:blank. I discovered this when I want to know some netwrok traffic from my laptop and I wanted to know which software causes that traffic. And then I noticed that only open firefox it takes connection to bookmarks url even it does not open any web pages - because the opening page is about:blank

Asked by juhani.salminen 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago

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Desktop Bookmarks folder won't open

I have synced my android tablet to my linux pc, but when i try to open the desktop bookmarks folder, I get a message saying I can't edit default folders. I know it's sync… (read more)

I have synced my android tablet to my linux pc, but when i try to open the desktop bookmarks folder, I get a message saying I can't edit default folders. I know it's synced, because when I search bookmarks for a bookmark that I know to be on my pc, it comes up. The problem is that the folder will not open.

I have tried reinstalling. I don't know what else to try.

Nanette

Asked by nanette_tolbert 3 months ago

Answered by nanette_tolbert 3 months ago

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Bookmarks toolbar

Hi, I just downloaded a Firefox browser, but on the left of bookmarks toolbar there is an "Import bookmarks" that I can't get rid of. I've seen a couple other things tha… (read more)

Hi, I just downloaded a Firefox browser, but on the left of bookmarks toolbar there is an "Import bookmarks" that I can't get rid of. I've seen a couple other things that say it's like removing a bookmark, but that doesn't work for me. I've looked and can't find how to remove it. Any suggestions are appreciated!

Ross

Asked by Ross Cashion 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago