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How do I pull my bookmarks onto a new C:\ H.D

I've had to replace my C:\ and want to pull my Bookmarks from Sync. I presume that using Sync, actually stores my Bookmarks etc. in the cloud somewhere, so how do I go a… (read more)

I've had to replace my C:\ and want to pull my Bookmarks from Sync. I presume that using Sync, actually stores my Bookmarks etc. in the cloud somewhere, so how do I go about pulling them back down out of the cloud to sync with my "new" computer?

I've also upgraded the OS from Win XP to Win 7

Thanks for your time.

Asked by Miguel 7 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 7 years ago

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Firefox Sync for iPhone

It does not appear that there is a Firefox browser for the iPhone. Correct me if I'm wrong, though. If there isn't a Firefox browser for my iPhone, then how can I get th… (read more)

It does not appear that there is a Firefox browser for the iPhone. Correct me if I'm wrong, though.

If there isn't a Firefox browser for my iPhone, then how can I get the firefox sync to work on my iPhone? Right now, I have all of my computers using the sync, so I can have all my bookmarks across of all my devices, and I want this capability on my iPhone as well. Anyway to do that?

Asked by firefox118 7 years ago

Last reply by Andrew 6 years ago

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There is no "manage account" option for sync on any of my devices, and I can't set up any new sync devices. How do I fix this?

Since none of my devices have a "manage account" selection under Sync (or Sync set up), there's no way to get or reset my recovery key. I only see "Set up Firefox sync" a… (read more)

Since none of my devices have a "manage account" selection under Sync (or Sync set up), there's no way to get or reset my recovery key. I only see "Set up Firefox sync" and "Pair a device". Everything else leads to a dead end without access to a recovery key or being able to manage the account.

Asked by olacanty 6 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 6 years ago

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Restore my passwords from Sync

I formatted my computer 30th April and started all over to get my Mozilla working and have all of my bookmarks and passwords. As always I tried to log into Sync and have… (read more)

I formatted my computer 30th April and started all over to get my Mozilla working and have all of my bookmarks and passwords. As always I tried to log into Sync and have my info back but, as soon as I entered both email/pass and recover key none of my 'personal bookmarks' and /or passwords were visible. I tried to get a new recovery key in case it was wrong and now I finally synced it but I only have 2-3 passwords that I saved till today. So I would like you to somehow restore my account 3-4 days ago were I actually hadn't formatted and had all of my passwords(MOST important actually). Thank you for your time .

Asked by Stergios89 7 years ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 7 years ago

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Why can't I log in to my sync account without entering a Recovery key?

Yeah, why? I just want to log in to my account so I can pair a device and re-sync, but it won't allow me to log in without a Recovery key - it's stupid. Can you maybe del… (read more)

Yeah, why? I just want to log in to my account so I can pair a device and re-sync, but it won't allow me to log in without a Recovery key - it's stupid. Can you maybe delete my current Sync account so I could re-register it?

Asked by LogainTB 7 years ago

Last reply by tdc720 6 years ago

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How do I stop tabs from a DEAD PC from syncing?

I set up sync on my previous laptop and synced with two other PCs some time ago. A couple of months ago I damaged that laptop and it no longer works. However, the tabs op… (read more)

I set up sync on my previous laptop and synced with two other PCs some time ago. A couple of months ago I damaged that laptop and it no longer works. However, the tabs open on that laptop when it died are still appearing in "Tabs from other devices" on my new laptop and the two other PCs.

How can I stop this from happening?

Asked by PJMillerUK 6 years ago

Last reply by glmoneo 6 years ago

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Impossible to find recovery key

I first downloaded Firefox Syn to my iPhone a couple of years ago and now I have an iPad and I'm trying to set it up for that I remembered why I never managed to set it u… (read more)

I first downloaded Firefox Syn to my iPhone a couple of years ago and now I have an iPad and I'm trying to set it up for that I remembered why I never managed to set it up on my phone. IT'S IMPOSSIBLE! I just go round and round in this idiotic circle for pairing a device. First it took a long time to just get my iPad to give me the option of entering the numbers from my laptop, for the longest time all I could get it to do was give me another set of numbers to enter on my laptop (useless since that same page on my laptop was giving me numbers to enter on my iPad. Huh?) After I finally managed to get my iPad to allow me to enter the pairing numbers from my laptop, it then asks for the recovery key. THIS IS IMPOSSIBLE TO FIND! I have no "manage account" option under preferences on my laptop. All I have on my Mac under Firefox/Preferences/Sync is set up or pair a device. When I set up it asks me "create an account" or "have an account". Every time I chose have an account it takes me back to pair a device. I tried "create an account" but when I entered my email address it tells me I already have an account (I have a password as well). I'm just going round and round in circles and this is just the MOST IDIOTIC SET UP EVER. And judging by the hours I've spent trawling all the help forums and myriad postings on this I'm not the only one in this position.

How the hell do I get my recovery key?

How on earth do I get to the "manage accounts" option?

FYI I have the same problem with my iPhone. The only option I have there is "send me instructions" or "I have a sync account". When I select that I have an account it just gives me the 3 sets of numbers to enter on my other device and tells me to select "add a device" on the other device. But on the other device (my Mac) I I can't get past pair a device. There is no add a device option. There is no manage accounts option. Nothing but this endless circular hell that has me wanting to smash something. I'm not dumb, I'm relatively tech savvy, but I'm stumped.

I'm on a Mac OS X, Firefox 27. Both iPhone and iPad are on iOS7. Using Firefox Virtual Browser on the iPad, Firefox Home on the iPhone.

Asked by superclio 6 years ago

Last reply by Moses 6 years ago

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Doesn't the new Sync work between Windows and Android?

As directed, I removed sync on the Windows browser, and logged in to create a new Sync account. On Android, it was a new install. Couldn't see my bookmarks from the Win… (read more)

As directed, I removed sync on the Windows browser, and logged in to create a new Sync account. On Android, it was a new install. Couldn't see my bookmarks from the Windows browser on Android, just some bookmarks added to new installs. On Windows, I deleted my sync account and added it again, and uninstalled/reinstalled Firefox on Android. Same result. The old sync let me see my Windows bookmarks on Android (although not the reverse). Now there is nothing. What's the point of sync if it no longer crosses between different platforms?

Asked by creigsmith 6 years ago

Last reply by creigsmith 6 years ago

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Seriously, what is the point in Firefox 29 in removing from Sync the ability to copy all the settings on Device A to Device B?

Sync used to work, albeit clunkily before Firefox 29. Now it does nothing at all in Firefox 29. What is the point? Bring back Sync functionality so we can copy all the ta… (read more)

Sync used to work, albeit clunkily before Firefox 29. Now it does nothing at all in Firefox 29. What is the point? Bring back Sync functionality so we can copy all the tabs, bookmarks, passwords, and history from Device A to Device B.

Asked by profggiles 6 years ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 6 years ago

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Firefox freezes for few seconds while syncing new bookmarks. Happens everytime I add a bookmark or when I chage a folder's place.

Firefox freezes for few seconds while syncing new bookmarks. Happens everytime I add a bookmark or when I chage a folder's place. Everytime I bookmark some site, firefox … (read more)

Firefox freezes for few seconds while syncing new bookmarks. Happens everytime I add a bookmark or when I chage a folder's place.

Everytime I bookmark some site, firefox syncs it right away, which is good in a way. But it takes a few seconds (around 5 secs) and whil FF syncs the whole window freezes. Means nothing responds anymore, not to a click nor to a roll over or scroll.

It's quite annoying actually.

So I'd say : FireFox should run this sync in background of other tasks, seamlessly.

If FF cannot run this sync in background of other tasks, is there a way to tell sync ton only sincronize just before quitting or such ?

OR, is there a way to quickly shut sync down and activate it back up when needed ?

Thanks for the answers to this time consumming problem.

Asked by Macdunet 6 years ago

Last reply by guigs 6 years ago

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about Firefox

Which one of the Firefox's should I set up for Android cellphone, Smartphone, and what is Mozilla do I have to get it to ? And there was something about OS do I need it … (read more)

Which one of the Firefox's should I set up for Android cellphone, Smartphone, and what is Mozilla do I have to get it to ? And there was something about OS do I need it

Asked by indiana1girl 5 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 5 years ago

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sinhronizaciya

> Доброго времени суток. > 08 октября 2014 года, я создал аккаунт Firefox, и включил синхронизацию закладок. После этого неоднократно переустанавливал Firefox и ус… (read more)

> Доброго времени суток. > 08 октября 2014 года, я создал аккаунт Firefox, и включил синхронизацию закладок. После этого неоднократно переустанавливал Firefox и успешно пользовался синхронизацией, возвращая закладки назад в новую программу. Сегодня 14 декабря 2014 года, я переустановил на своём компьютере виндовс и заново поставил браузер Firefox. Включив опять синхронизацию я заметил, что закладки не восстановились. В чём может быть проблема? Заранее благодарен за помощь.

Asked by sadkovoj.alexander 5 years ago

Last reply by alex_mayorga 5 years ago

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Why do I get the "incorrect account name or password" error every time I launch firefox?

I've created a sync account so that my laptop and desktop can share bookmarks, history, etc., but every time I launch FF, I get the yellow bar at the bottom of windows sa… (read more)

I've created a sync account so that my laptop and desktop can share bookmarks, history, etc., but every time I launch FF, I get the yellow bar at the bottom of windows saying:

"Sync encountered an error while syncing: Incorrect account name or password. Sync will automatically retry this action."

I go into my sync preferences and manually log into sync. It seems fine. It tells me that syncing will begin.

Stuff syncs.

Then if I have to relaunch firefox, the same thing happens. Why is it not storing the password?

This happens on both laptop and desktop, which are Macs on Yosemite running Firefox 35.0.

Asked by sk4p 5 years ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 5 years ago