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How to save inactive tabs to desktop

I have probably over 1000 tabs on my Android that I wanted to start to bookmark in my desktop. I find that most of them are inactive now, which I appreciate the intent, b… (read more)

I have probably over 1000 tabs on my Android that I wanted to start to bookmark in my desktop. I find that most of them are inactive now, which I appreciate the intent, but I never asked for. Now when I have time to deal with them, I have tried multiple ways to bring them to my computer or bookmark them from my phone, but nothing seems to work. It doesn't seem like there is much of anything that you can do with inactive tabs even if you share them to your desktop.

It is my understanding from trying to research this, that the Collections you create on your phone are not synced to my Firefox account so that doesn't seem helpful. Is there an extension that could solve this for me? It doesn't work to try to bookmark them from my phone because they don't show up in my desktop bookmark folder that I assigned.

The thing that has worked best so far is to Share my tabs to a temporary folder [Phone Inactive Tabs] on my desktop then search (for example: recipe) then open some in tabs and bookmark them. However, after I have categorized them into the proper bookmark folder (Food/Recipes), they disappear from that folder when I try to delete them from my temporary folder. It does the same thing if I save tabs into OneTab first.

Can someone please help me so that I don't lose years of things that I really want to keep? I would appreciate it! It would be helpful if I could even share all my inactive tabs (or even URLs) into a folder on my desktop so that I could search and bookmark them at a later time without it deleting all that work. Thanks in advance!

Asked by Kathy 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Imported logins (passwords) won't be synced

I tried and did all solutions on the website like* Clicking disconnect next to all devices Clicking Done Closing Firefox Re-adding just the machine with the passw… (read more)

I tried and did all solutions on the website like* Clicking disconnect next to all devices

  • Clicking Done
  • Closing Firefox
  • Re-adding just the machine with the passwords

But didn’t work for me.

Asked by YUNEχ 10 months ago

Answered by YUNEχ 10 months ago

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imported logins and passwords from Microsoft Edge to Firefox desktop doesn't sync with iOS version

I checked community and tried every single suggestion like; I did disconnect all devices and reconnected desktop version first and then synced with my iOS one, didn't wor… (read more)

I checked community and tried every single suggestion like; I did disconnect all devices and reconnected desktop version first and then synced with my iOS one, didn't work for me.

Asked by YUNEχ 10 months ago

Answered by YUNEχ 10 months ago

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Firefox iOS crashes after having activated syncronization and keeps crashing every 3 seconds

I have tried to reinstall the application, but it doesn't seem to work. Whenever I start again to sync my account in Firefox for iOS it begins to stop unexpectedly; after… (read more)

I have tried to reinstall the application, but it doesn't seem to work. Whenever I start again to sync my account in Firefox for iOS it begins to stop unexpectedly; after 2 to 3 seconds that I reopen the browser, it asks if I want to restore the previous (empty) session and then - without any input from me - it crashes again. I've tried everything, but seems that nothing works after syncronization. Present configuration: iOS 16.1.1 iPhone 13 firefox for iOS: version 107.2

Asked by Luca 10 months ago

Answered by Paul 10 months ago

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how to sync

My Lenovo tablet does not show Sync in Firefox. "Tap Settings. Tap Synchronise and save your data. " Details: 107.2.0 (Build #2015918523), 1490acda7+ AC: 107.0.8, e189e… (read more)

My Lenovo tablet does not show Sync in Firefox. "Tap Settings. Tap Synchronise and save your data. " Details: 107.2.0 (Build #2015918523), 1490acda7+ AC: 107.0.8, e189e99662 GV: 107.0.1-20221128144904 AS: 94.2.2

It's time to sync to my Windows 10 computer, since that hasnt been done since I got the table last January.

Asked by rlstanfill 9 months ago

Answered by rlstanfill 9 months ago

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iOS password/ logins not synching between Desktop and mobile app.

Hello, I have not been able to get my Firefox iOS app and desktop to sync. On both my desktop and phone logins are selected for syncing but each device has its own list … (read more)

Hello,

I have not been able to get my Firefox iOS app and desktop to sync. On both my desktop and phone logins are selected for syncing but each device has its own list of logins which they wont share with each other. I can sync tabs and send tabs from desktop to my phone and the same the other way around. The only thing that doesn't seem to sync is passwords/ logins.

I have uninstalled the app on my phone I have logged out and back in I have cleared connected devices on my account and relogged in

None of the above have worked in getting my device to sync.

When I do a fresh install I only get back the logins that I've manually entered onto my phone. It seems to have it's own list separate form the desktop and neither device is sharing login sync.

Any help would be appreciated, I have 300+ logins on my desktop version and have only manually moved over a small handful to my phone because manually doing so is a pain and they won't sync if I update one on the phone or computer to the other device.

I'm on iOS 109 and desktop version is 109.0 (64-bit). I have been trying for weeks on and off to resolve this issue.

Asked by Roadkillcafe 8 months ago

Answered by Roadkillcafe 8 months ago

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Sync Firefox on your phone or tablet

I'm trying to sync my bookmarks from Firefox mobile (Android) to my laptop (Dell) for the first time but there's no "Sync and save data" option under the dot menu on my p… (read more)

I'm trying to sync my bookmarks from Firefox mobile (Android) to my laptop (Dell) for the first time but there's no "Sync and save data" option under the dot menu on my phone nor is there any equivalent that I can find. How do I proceed?

Asked by asloane1412 8 months ago

Answered by asloane1412 8 months ago

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sync on android stuck on working when logging In.

I'm trying to login to my Firefox sync account, and when I login with email or qr code I get stuck with the screen saying warning. Soon after I left my phone to login and… (read more)

I'm trying to login to my Firefox sync account, and when I login with email or qr code I get stuck with the screen saying warning. Soon after I left my phone to login and came back 15 minuets, and it continued "working".

Asked by causingnose5432 8 months ago

Answered by causingnose5432 8 months ago

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Transferring bookmarks

Need assistance in transferring my firefix android bookmarks from galaxy 22 to galaxy 23. These bookmarks aren't saved anywhere else. These are just for my mobile. Can an… (read more)

Need assistance in transferring my firefix android bookmarks from galaxy 22 to galaxy 23. These bookmarks aren't saved anywhere else. These are just for my mobile. Can anyone help? Thank you

Asked by Jjinja 7 months ago

Last reply by Paul 7 months ago

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How to send Passwords stored in Firefox Desktop to Firefox for Android without using Firefox Sync

It's too dangerous to use Firefox Sync to send myself Passwords list to Firefox's servers once. I don't like it. For example, using QRCode and symmetric key cryptography… (read more)

It's too dangerous to use Firefox Sync to send myself Passwords list to Firefox's servers once. I don't like it.

For example, using QRCode and symmetric key cryptography, password information can be sent directly from a PC to a phone. I think so.

Asked by Ibuki 7 months ago

Answered by Paul 7 months ago

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Cant login to Firefox sync

Well, I scan the qr code, I login in the Website, it sends me to the account settings, and then nothing. Still not logged in to Firefox. Im using graphene OS, maybe it's … (read more)

Well, I scan the qr code, I login in the Website, it sends me to the account settings, and then nothing. Still not logged in to Firefox. Im using graphene OS, maybe it's some permission issue?

Asked by ludovitkramar 5 months ago

Answered by Paul 5 months ago

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Firefox Nightly Installation

If I want to installt he nightly version for Android on my phone. Will it be better to uninstall the common version before? Can the present settings, passwords and bookma… (read more)

If I want to installt he nightly version for Android on my phone. Will it be better to uninstall the common version before? Can the present settings, passwords and bookmarks be transfered from the common version to the Nightly. Any useful tips or recommendations, please? Thank you very much for the help provided.

Asked by Straydog 4 months ago

Answered by Paul 4 months ago