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Forgotten login details, how do I recover or reset?

I set up an account with Firefox Sync earlier, and have a new computer to sync, unfortunately I cannot remember the credentials needed, such as password and secret phrase… (read more)

I set up an account with Firefox Sync earlier, and have a new computer to sync, unfortunately I cannot remember the credentials needed, such as password and secret phrase. How can I recover or reset this information?

Asked by Galorin 10 years ago

Last reply by TonyE 10 years ago

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what happens when Sync "connects to" local server?

While setting up an account, one of the options is "Connect to." There is a drop-down with a default setting of "Firefox Sync Server." I believe the other option is somet… (read more)

While setting up an account, one of the options is "Connect to." There is a drop-down with a default setting of "Firefox Sync Server." I believe the other option is something about setting up your info on a local server, but I can't find anything in the instructions about it.

I have a Western Digital network attached storage drive which looks just like extra drives to all my PCs. Can Firefox Sync save my data on a device attached to my LAN? If so, can I move the target for the existing account or do I have to make a new account?

Asked by Sarah451 10 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 10 years ago

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How does firefox guarantee User data privacy and protection?

As I understand Firfox Sync Service will store user data on its personal servers, i have 2 doubts then - 1: If a user stores his passwords to Firfox server and there is … (read more)

As I understand Firfox Sync Service will store user data on its personal servers, i have 2 doubts then -

1: If a user stores his passwords to Firfox server and there is a security breach on that server and User's private data has gone to wrong hands then who would take responsibility of such incidence? How secure is the server that firfox uses in general !!

2: Once this data store grows in size, Firfox would have to use better and reliable technology, that comes with a cost tag, so would Firfox start charging those users who have no idea of this right now?

Asked by ashi_kec 10 years ago

Last reply by TonyE 10 years ago

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I don't have a problem. I want to understand how I can get the bookmarks imported to Firefox sync now that Xmarks will be discontinued.

I have all my bookmarks sync'd via Xmarks, across computers. Now that Xmarks is being discontinued, I want to have my bookmarks sync'd via Firefox sync. So how do I make … (read more)

I have all my bookmarks sync'd via Xmarks, across computers. Now that Xmarks is being discontinued, I want to have my bookmarks sync'd via Firefox sync. So how do I make sure that once I install Firefox sync, I get all my bookmarks from Xmarks into Firefox sync. I assume I import, but it doesn't say anything about this in the info about Firefox sync. Before I install, I want to know what measures to take with the bookmarks from Xmarks. Thanks for taking the time to answer this, I am sure, simplistic question.

Asked by DancingCat 10 years ago

Last reply by DancingCat 10 years ago

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I don't know how private my Sync information is. Who can access it?

I cannot find any mention of how private the information is that sync saves on the Mozilla computers. These data would seem to be gold to a data miner. You should publis… (read more)

I cannot find any mention of how private the information is that sync saves on the Mozilla computers. These data would seem to be gold to a data miner.

You should publish a Privacy statement regarding off-site Sync data and under what conditions it would be released to anyone for any purpose. How soon will it be "shared" with third-party "partners" in order to enhance my "online experience"?

Your current Sync information is totally silent on this question.

Dick Flanagan

Asked by dickflanagan 10 years ago

Answered by TonyE 10 years ago

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Can't download Sync: popup says I am using Firefox 3.0.7, whereas I clearly have 3.6.1

At the bottom of the About Firefox version 3.6.1 box is the following: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.0; en-US; rv:1.9.2.10) Gecko/20100914 Ant.com Toolbar 2.0 Fir… (read more)

At the bottom of the About Firefox version 3.6.1 box is the following:

Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.0; en-US; rv:1.9.2.10) Gecko/20100914 Ant.com Toolbar 2.0 Firefox/3.0.7,

Asked by LloydTx 10 years ago

Answered by Shawn 10 years ago

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How i can export Xmarks settings (passwords, bookmarks) to import on Firefox Sync ?

Today, i use Xmarks and now, i hope to save all my settings on Xmarks to Firefox Sync (because Xmarks server will be shutdown on Janury 2011. How can export from Xmarks… (read more)

Today, i use Xmarks and now, i hope to save all my settings on Xmarks to Firefox Sync (because Xmarks server will be shutdown on Janury 2011. How can export from Xmarks my passwords to import in Firefox Sync ?

Thank you.

Asked by tecumuman 10 years ago

Last reply by crenvy 10 years ago

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having installed the Sync Software and restarted Firefox the prompt to set up Sync has not appeared

I'm trying to switch form Xmarks to Firefox Sync -. According to the your description I should be automatically prompted to set up my Sync account after I restart Firefo… (read more)

I'm trying to switch form Xmarks to Firefox Sync -. According to the your description I should be automatically prompted to set up my Sync account after I restart Firefox following download and installation of the Sync software. This is not happening - so how do I proceed? Cheers

Andy Waters

Asked by andywaters 10 years ago

Last reply by TonyE 10 years ago

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I'd like to sync my Firefox bookmarks with my Safari bookmarks.

Is there a way to sync my Firefox bookmarks with my Safari bookmarks? I am used to using Xmarks, but they are discontinuing their service in January 2011. I set up Firefo… (read more)

Is there a way to sync my Firefox bookmarks with my Safari bookmarks? I am used to using Xmarks, but they are discontinuing their service in January 2011. I set up Firefox Sync, but it seems to only sync Firefox to Firefox.

Asked by macximize 10 years ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 10 years ago

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cannot install add-on because system thinks I am running v. 3.0.4, whereas I am running 3.6.10

I am running Firefox v. 3.610, and there are no updates to the system available. I cannot install the Firefox Synch add-on, as it reports that I am running v. 3.0.4 … (read more)

I am running Firefox v. 3.610, and there are no updates to the system available. I cannot install the Firefox Synch add-on, as it reports that I am running v. 3.0.4

Asked by amm2t 10 years ago

Last reply by amm2t 10 years ago

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I currently have Firefox 3.6.10 but the Firefox sync add-on page tells me I am currently using 3.0.6. How do you fix this?

I currently use Xmarks to sync my bookmarks, but after their soon-to-be demise, I have no choice but to use Firefox sync. I want to sync 2 computers. One in the office, &… (read more)

I currently use Xmarks to sync my bookmarks, but after their soon-to-be demise, I have no choice but to use Firefox sync.

I want to sync 2 computers. One in the office, & another one at home. My office computer is OK & the Firefox Sync Add-on page detects it as compatible. My Firefox at home is having compatibility problems because the Firefox Sync Add-on page detects my home FF as version 3.0.6, which is incorrect & I have checked the Help menu & yes, i currently have the latest version installed, version 3.6.10

Your help would be very much appreciated.

Regards, Gerry

Asked by Morning_Thief 10 years ago

Last reply by Morning_Thief 10 years ago

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sync does not appear in options window

downloaded Firefoxsetup.3.6.10 from Mozilla Firefox Sync webpage. Twice Installed > restart Firefox > opens as normal NO other message. Sync is NOT in "options" win… (read more)

downloaded Firefoxsetup.3.6.10 from Mozilla Firefox Sync webpage. Twice Installed > restart Firefox > opens as normal NO other message. Sync is NOT in "options" window. Windows XP SP3 up to date. Was 3.6.10 before instal. How do I instal Sync?

Asked by doggus 9 years ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 9 years ago

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automatic synchronization FireFox Sync

Hello! Question: Why does not automatically synchronizing, for example- onсe per 30 minutes (or at another time) or before closing the browser? I've - Firefox 3.6.10 Tha… (read more)

Hello!

Question: Why does not automatically synchronizing, for example- onсe per 30 minutes (or at another time) or before closing the browser?

I've - Firefox 3.6.10

Thank you!

Asked by ap2002ua 9 years ago

Last reply by TonyE 9 years ago

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What does it mean to synchronize "Preferences"?

I don't want to sync everything at this time. As a user of Xmarks, I only synchronized bookmarks. I have not been able to find out what gets synchronized if "Preference… (read more)

I don't want to sync everything at this time. As a user of Xmarks, I only synchronized bookmarks. I have not been able to find out what gets synchronized if "Preferences" is checked.

Asked by ragollhofer 9 years ago

Last reply by TonyE 9 years ago

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Custom server.

I'm interested in running a custom server (even if just for my own data). Where can I go to information on setting one up? (I have severs on the web I can use.)

Asked by Rukbat 9 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 9 years ago