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Bookmarks v81 - Just Access, Not Create Another Tab

Hi All, I want to access ABC News, then change to viewing NBC News, etc. I just want to go from one bookmarked site to another with the least amount of hassle - just like… (read more)

Hi All,

I want to access ABC News, then change to viewing NBC News, etc. I just want to go from one bookmarked site to another with the least amount of hassle - just like how the desktop version works.

Q #1) With android v81 I tap the menu 3dots, select Bookmarks dropdown, tap on the Bookmark name/URL, it opens but as a new tab (3 steps). I must eventually close this tab >Select tabs icon, tap X to close that tab, then select the tab I just left. This is now SIX STEPS. I just want one open tab and change that URL to other bookmarked sites. I can't find a way to do this, or setting to change.

In the previous version I would I would tap the address bar, it defaulted to viewing Bookmarks tab. I selected a bookmark and the page would open - Done. This was TWO STEPS.

Q #2) BOOKMARK ORDER: "We listened to what features you want...blah blah". Is there a way to reorder bookmarks? Our bookmarks migrated into v81 are not alphabetical, by date saved, by URL, or even in their order from the previous version. This is just odd. Does anyone know the criteria on how v81 reordered bookmarks?

The previous version put new bookmarks at the very bottom of the list. People hated this and asked year after for the ability to rearrange their order. It's a tiny ask, 60 minutes worth of code. Many just don't want to push their highly personal bookmarks through a server (Create account -Sync with PC). To get their list order Android users would remove all bookmarks then add them by one in the order they want, doing this several times a year as the list changes. Mozilla has allowed the reorder of Bookmarks in the desktop version since it's inception. So there's has to be an ulterior motive why they won't allow this with mobile devices.

Asked by AZMedia 12 hours ago

Searching for bookmarks in the address bar don't show up expected results

Hello, Whenever I search for a particular bookmark in the address bar, the first result is the general URL address of the bookmark (which I don't want) and the second is … (read more)

Hello,

Whenever I search for a particular bookmark in the address bar, the first result is the general URL address of the bookmark (which I don't want) and the second is the bookmark (which I want) : https://user-media-prod-cdn.itsre-sumo.mozilla.net/uploads/images/2020-10-18-05-34-48-9d41d0.png

Searching * steamdb doesn't really help, because the bookmark I want is still the second result after the search engine suggestion : https://user-media-prod-cdn.itsre-sumo.mozilla.net/uploads/images/2020-10-18-05-39-15-2031ad.png

This issue affects all my bookmarks, not only this one.

I know I just have to hit the down arrow key to access the bookmark, but it would be infinitely more convenient if I could disable the first result (the general URL address of the bookmark).

Asked by smalltheif 1 week ago

Problème d'importation des bookmarks en html

Hello. After a reinstallation of W10, I imported in Firefox the file "bookmarks.html" that I saved before this installation. Usually it works very well, but this time, th… (read more)

Hello. After a reinstallation of W10, I imported in Firefox the file "bookmarks.html" that I saved before this installation. Usually it works very well, but this time, there are no more bookmarks in my menu after the import than before ! It looks as there was nothing in my file Bookmarks.html, however I am sure that this file is complete because I verified it in Excel (.csv). What happens ?... Thank you by advance to the community ! Patrick

Asked by patmaub 1 week ago

Last reply by patmaub 1 day ago

Missing favicons

Hi - Some of my bookmarks are missing their favicons (like Southwest Airlines, WalMart). I just get the generic globe favicon for them. I've tried deleting the bookmark, … (read more)

Hi - Some of my bookmarks are missing their favicons (like Southwest Airlines, WalMart). I just get the generic globe favicon for them. I've tried deleting the bookmark, reloading, renaming, clearing the cache, etc., but nothing works. How do I get these favicons to appear?

Asked by shawn15 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 days ago

Duplicate Bookmark entries

Win 7 Pro, 64-bit, FF 81.0.2, 32-bit. It appears that FF will not permit me to enter a duplicate bookmark. However, there are times when I would like the same bookmark t… (read more)

Win 7 Pro, 64-bit, FF 81.0.2, 32-bit.

It appears that FF will not permit me to enter a duplicate bookmark. However, there are times when I would like the same bookmark to appear in more that one location. Is there a way to do this?

Asked by LesF 6 days ago

I have two copies of my bookmarks

As I scroll down through the bookmarks in the sidebar I eventually come to a point where the bookmarks repeat. Can someone tell me what might have caused this? Is there a… (read more)

As I scroll down through the bookmarks in the sidebar I eventually come to a point where the bookmarks repeat. Can someone tell me what might have caused this? Is there any way to clean this up (like deleting one of the sets)?

Jim B.

Asked by jimbir 6 days ago

Bookmarks

My laptop died and I had to get an adapter to use my hard drive as an external. I'm wondering how I can get my old bookmarks onto my new laptop. Thanks in advance, Michel… (read more)

My laptop died and I had to get an adapter to use my hard drive as an external. I'm wondering how I can get my old bookmarks onto my new laptop.

Thanks in advance,

Michelle

Asked by sassie2u 6 days ago

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Cannot delete old bookmarks in browser on Mac

I have searched and tried everything, but I cannot delete old bookmarks. I have tried to click on the blue bookmark star, delete from the edit tab, open all Bookmarks and… (read more)

I have searched and tried everything, but I cannot delete old bookmarks. I have tried to click on the blue bookmark star, delete from the edit tab, open all Bookmarks and try to right click and delete. Nothing happens, but I can add new bookmarks. The bookmarks window does not have an organize tab to manage the links that way either. Is there a glitch in the system for macbooks?

Asked by japrincess76 5 days ago

Answered by cor-el 5 days ago

Collapse bookmark list when modifying the folder of a bookmark

Dear community, does anybody know a mean to collapse the individual folders of the bookmark list when editing bookmarks? I sync my bookmarks from the desktop browser - th… (read more)

Dear community, does anybody know a mean to collapse the individual folders of the bookmark list when editing bookmarks?

I sync my bookmarks from the desktop browser - therefore I've got a lot of nested bookmark folders.

When I try to stash away a new bookmark on my android device I get the full expanded list of my bookmark folders, which makes it difficult to find the correct base folder.

Thanks for ideas !

Yours Wolfgang

Asked by Dr. W. Wirth 5 days ago

Last reply by Dr. W. Wirth 5 days ago

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bookmarks

How can I get back the bookmarks that were deleted on the recent upgrade? I've tried system restore to the day before the upgrade, but the folder is empty and the new "bo… (read more)

How can I get back the bookmarks that were deleted on the recent upgrade? I've tried system restore to the day before the upgrade, but the folder is empty and the new "bookmark" process is a mess. I'd hate to lose the many references stored in the previous collection.

Asked by e_schorr 5 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 days ago

Bookmarks disappeared after comp reset

Hi there, I reset my computer to the factory settings and I thought that my google account will hold all my saved bookmarks, that I need only to sign in and find them aga… (read more)

Hi there, I reset my computer to the factory settings and I thought that my google account will hold all my saved bookmarks, that I need only to sign in and find them again in the bookmark manager. I can't find them anymore and there is no backup file as the comp was restored. Is it possible to get them back somehow? Some of them were quite important. Thank you very much.

Asked by dosztalmonika 5 days ago

firefox bookmarks

hi from italy, i'm having a problem with the bookmark's backup file. after the windows update all my bookmarks are gone, and i can't even save new ones i've followed the … (read more)

hi from italy, i'm having a problem with the bookmark's backup file. after the windows update all my bookmarks are gone, and i can't even save new ones i've followed the guide for the backup file for my bookmarks, but when i click it, the message "unable to restore backup files" appears, "Impossibile elaborare il file di backup." in italian. i don't know what to do, i'm everything but a computer guy, i saved some important sites and now i can't find them, i really need your help thanks

Asked by giuliorosati98 5 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 days ago

FireFox 82.0 Exporting bookmarks

FireFox 82.0 Exporting bookmarks -- How ? I like to keep a copy on my computer . I do not wish to do a SYNC . Why do I need to do a SYNC -- I like to keep my info to m… (read more)

FireFox 82.0 Exporting bookmarks -- How ? I like to keep a copy on my computer . I do not wish to do a SYNC .

Why do I need to do a SYNC -- I like to keep my info to me and not all over the internet /cloud .

Asked by UgotNO1 4 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 4 days ago

why firefox push ads on my bookmarks?

I'm using firefox 82.0 (64 bit) and I haven't added this bookmark before(look at images).But it appeared today. It's a link to https://s.click.taobao.com/rFGLKvu ,A shopp… (read more)

I'm using firefox 82.0 (64 bit) and I haven't added this bookmark before(look at images).But it appeared today. It's a link to https://s.click.taobao.com/rFGLKvu ,A shopping site like Amazon Is that because I am using a localized firefox?(Chinese version) But I downloaded it from mozilla.org

Asked by wwwwyccom 4 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 days ago

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Export Mobile Bookmarks

I need to backup my bookmark from Firefox for Android. To this end I am syncing them with my desktop Firefox on Ubuntu. The bookmarks appear as Mobile Bookmarks. Now, whe… (read more)

I need to backup my bookmark from Firefox for Android. To this end I am syncing them with my desktop Firefox on Ubuntu. The bookmarks appear as Mobile Bookmarks. Now, when I export the bookmarks with the bookmarks manager, the Mobile Bookmarks are surprisingly NOT included.

Is there a way to export the Mobile Bookmarks, either on Android or Desktop?

(I am about to prepare a number of tablets for education puposes.)

Asked by Algenib 3 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 days ago