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Is there a way to restore my bookmaks from my account after deleting operating system?

Dear community, After my OS re-installation I was hoping and I was pretty sure, that my Firefox account is backing-up all of my bookmarks. I have done this again in the p… (read more)

Dear community,

After my OS re-installation I was hoping and I was pretty sure, that my Firefox account is backing-up all of my bookmarks. I have done this again in the past and I had the bookmarks bar there always waiting for me intact. This time though I had to reset my Firefox account password as I forgot to store it somewhere and after that I managed to get access to my account but the bookmarks are nowhere to be found.

Is there a way to restore them without having a backup file (JSON or something else from the previous OS installation?). Is Mozilla storing these bookmarks somewhere so I can have them again but from the "cloud"? If not it is quite catastrophic for me. I hope there is a solution!

Thank you in advance!

Asked by azwris 2 days ago

Last reply by azwris 1 day ago

"Remember browsing and download history" and bookmark favicons

Greetings. I have been experiencing a problem saving bookmarks with favicons. I am able to save bookmarks but unable to save favicons with them. This only happens when th… (read more)

Greetings.

I have been experiencing a problem saving bookmarks with favicons. I am able to save bookmarks but unable to save favicons with them. This only happens when the option "Remember browsing and download history" is OFF. Thus to save a bookmark with favicon I do need to ON the above option. Consequently if the option "Remember browsing and download history-Browsing & Download History" is ON then these favicons will be deleted when close Firefox.

A few examples of websites affecting are, https://www.alfaromeo.com.au/ https://flagfox.net/index.php https://www.qbittorrent.org/

It seems only some sites are affected and in my bookmarks they are 14 of them. I would like to know how to keep favicons permanently and make Firefox not to remember browsing and download history plus let it clean browsing & download history when Firefox closes.

Windows 10 18363.836/Firefox 76.0.1

Regards,

Asked by qp 5 days ago

Last reply by qp 3 days ago

Sort Bookmarks

Is there a way to sort bookmarks or require the newest bookmark to be at the top of the list? I keep adding bookmarks and the program puts the newest ones in the middle o… (read more)

Is there a way to sort bookmarks or require the newest bookmark to be at the top of the list? I keep adding bookmarks and the program puts the newest ones in the middle of the list somewhere. I can't figure out how to stop it from putting them in some random order. (Firefox for Android)

Asked by gordonam3 4 days ago

Last reply by gordonam3 3 days ago

Bookmarks not syncing with desktop on regular app but they do with beta!

My android bookmarks have never synced with those on my PC ie android won't import any of them. I know about the 5,000 limit but I only have 1,100. I just installed the a… (read more)

My android bookmarks have never synced with those on my PC ie android won't import any of them. I know about the 5,000 limit but I only have 1,100.

I just installed the android beta version and all the PC bookmarks appear immediately.

What is the problem here and how can I get my PC bookmarks into the Android app?

Asked by Paul A 5 days ago

Last reply by Paul A 5 days ago

Bookmark Menu Icon (Star over tray) doesn't shoe bookmarks folders as before

Before downloading/reloading Firefox on my computer last night, a left click on the Bookmark Menu icon (star within a tray; moved into header space from "Customize screen… (read more)

Before downloading/reloading Firefox on my computer last night, a left click on the Bookmark Menu icon (star within a tray; moved into header space from "Customize screen) would yield a listing of my bookmark folders along with bookmarks not placed in folders. Now, to get to the same place, I have to click the icon, then click Other Bookmarks. I had this issue some time ago, and recall the solution was rather simple....something like placing the "Other Bookmarks" in another location, but I can't recall the process....help!

Asked by mschmehl 5 days ago

Last reply by mschmehl 4 days ago

How to change favicons

I want to change some of my bookmark favicons. I went online and found a few recommendations for extensions that purport to do that, but when I tried to access them, I go… (read more)

I want to change some of my bookmark favicons. I went online and found a few recommendations for extensions that purport to do that, but when I tried to access them, I got "This page does not exist", which I assume to mean that those extensions are obsolete. When I tried to find a solution on the support forum, I got "1900" responses. I went through about 50 of them and none had anything to do with changing favicons!

There are a couple of YouTube videos that address this problem, but I can't understand the speech of the authors, and, from what I did understand, the process advocated is complex. I assume this is a simple task. Am I wrong? Just looking for a simple list of instructions.

Asked by mburwen 1 day ago

Issue with sync altering bookmarks even when bookmarks are not selected.

I have 2 windows 10 systems which I thought I might try sync to manage logins and bookmarks. Initially it all worked smoothly then duplicate bookmarks started appearing,… (read more)

I have 2 windows 10 systems which I thought I might try sync to manage logins and bookmarks.

Initially it all worked smoothly then duplicate bookmarks started appearing, folders also duplicated and the only way to restore things was to revert to a saved version. I turned off sync for bookmarks but still changes appear almost every time I log into either device.

I am tempted to remove sync unless someone can suggest a solution.

Asked by leigh.campbell 5 days ago

Outlook

For the past two months, every time I click on my Outlook bookmark to get my emails, it never works the first time. You must always click a first time, then a second time… (read more)

For the past two months, every time I click on my Outlook bookmark to get my emails, it never works the first time. You must always click a first time, then a second time. Hint: it's only with Outlook. All the other bookmarks work well.

Asked by rogberube 7 hours ago