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Bookmarks gone after update - tried everything!

Hello helpers! I have lost my bookmarks and several add-ons after latest install (77.0.1). I can't find old profiles to use and restoring to an older bookmarks backup doe… (read more)

Hello helpers! I have lost my bookmarks and several add-ons after latest install (77.0.1). I can't find old profiles to use and restoring to an older bookmarks backup doesn't work either; I get an error message "unable to process the backup file - but it does at least see the last relevant version from 10.6.2020.

To compound the problem, whist working my way through several solutions offered on these forums, I hit the Refresh Firefox button, which created an Old Firefox Data folder on my desktop - but seems to only contains the new stuff after today's upgrade) AND I also reset my Firefox password and got the message that Personal Data will be lost so that has added to the problem. Basically a massive mess!

Can I revert to the older Version of Firefox or using an old computer backup or is there another way to fix this?? It's nearly 3000 bookmarks going way back to 2014 - I'd be gutted to lose it all.

I appreciate any help - thanks in advance! Nicole

Asked by nicole.heinzel 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Search bookmark - found - but where it is ? In which bookmark folder ?

Bookmark manager is quite good - the manual organization is simple, but I'm confused in same case over and over... I'm pretty sure, I have some bookmarks already saved to… (read more)

Bookmark manager is quite good - the manual organization is simple, but I'm confused in same case over and over...

I'm pretty sure, I have some bookmarks already saved to somewhere. But I have a lot of bookmarks. And yes, I can search for some bookmark - the manager find them - I can click and all is running, but - where is the bookmark hidden ? In which folder ? Next time I want to go to bookmarks menu and select that bookmark directly... Not calling BM again and again...

This simple information is missing in searched bookmark, when clicked on them once.

It shows: - name - address - tags - keywords

BUT NOT WHERE IT IS... (?) The folder where it stays...

Do You think it is not important ? For Me sure...

Or I have overlooked something ? Maybe ?

Thank You.

Asked by Robert UHRIK 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Any way to change the color of individual Bookmark folders?

I use the Bookmarks Bar extensively. But all the folders are the same color. I would find it much easier to find things quickly if I could change individual folder colors… (read more)

I use the Bookmarks Bar extensively. But all the folders are the same color. I would find it much easier to find things quickly if I could change individual folder colors.

Any way to do this?

I'm already using Jscher's excellent UserChrome script to make the folders an attractive yellow, instead of gray. But can this be done for individual foders?

Asked by MartyJames 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Bookmark toolbar for only the new tab not other sites.

Hey, I recently shifted completely to firefox from edge, i was wondering how can i enable the bookmark toolbar only for the new tab, like i have it on but it stays on for… (read more)

Hey, I recently shifted completely to firefox from edge, i was wondering how can i enable the bookmark toolbar only for the new tab, like i have it on but it stays on for every site, is there a way that will make it appear only on the new tab but not on other sites? thanks.

Asked by ByTheStars 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 12 months ago

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Other Bookmarks appears in Bookmark Toolbar

Hello, I'm using Firefox Nightly and it just updated to 84.0a1 (2020-10-30) (64-bit). With this update, the "Other Bookmarks" folder appears on the Bookmarks Toolbar. It'… (read more)

Hello,

I'm using Firefox Nightly and it just updated to 84.0a1 (2020-10-30) (64-bit). With this update, the "Other Bookmarks" folder appears on the Bookmarks Toolbar. It's situated on the far right, after the 2 right arrows that show the rest on the bookmarks from the toolbar. I've looked into the settings to see if this new addition can be hidden or removed, but I couldn't find anything. Can somebody tell me how I can hide it ?

Thank you, Flavius

Asked by Flavius Bejan 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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I can't delete bookmarks

Hello. I had to reinstall Windows 10. I moved the entire folder Roaming\Mozilla on the same place after new instalation Firefox. I can add bookmark, but can't delete any… (read more)

Hello. I had to reinstall Windows 10. I moved the entire folder Roaming\Mozilla on the same place after new instalation Firefox. I can add bookmark, but can't delete any bookmarks. When delete folder mozilla in clear browser work fine. I don't want to lose my saved browser data and passwords. Can I fix it somehow?

Thanks

Asked by CeBeS486 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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no import /export option when i click libary

My laptop is getting a new hard drive but I want to save my bookmarks from Mozilla . i googled it but i have no import /export option when i click libary Thanks in adva… (read more)

My laptop is getting a new hard drive but I want to save my bookmarks from Mozilla . i googled it but i have no import /export option when i click libary Thanks in advance

Asked by gavdjohns 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Cannot Turn off bookmark alphasort

Since a recent Firefox update, Firefox has alpha-sorted my bookmarks automatically and I cannot turn this new feature off - this is annoying! I want to custom organise th… (read more)

Since a recent Firefox update, Firefox has alpha-sorted my bookmarks automatically and I cannot turn this new feature off - this is annoying!

I want to custom organise the order of my bookmarks - NOT by alpha-sorting.

The 'sort by name' menu option does not have a counter option - ie 'DO NOT sort bookmarks'

So how do I turn off book mark sorting ???

Asked by bloodline1 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Firefox Browser Bookmarks bar arrows not working (>>)

Hello, I've Firefox on Fedora last version Fedora 33 (Workstation Edition) 64 bit The bookmarks bar works fine for the standard visible part, but the arrows button (check… (read more)

Hello, I've Firefox on Fedora last version Fedora 33 (Workstation Edition) 64 bit

The bookmarks bar works fine for the standard visible part, but the arrows button (check out the pic attached) to open the rest of the bookmarks contained in the list, is not working, doesn't open the rest of the list at all.

Thank you Marino

Asked by marinodolcettibernes 12 months ago

Answered by marinodolcettibernes 12 months ago

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Accidentally removed the bookmark star button from address bar- how do I get it back?

I accidentally deleted the Blue start for favorites on the address line. I got it back but it does not recognize any of my previous saved pages. As of now I would have t… (read more)

I accidentally deleted the Blue start for favorites on the address line. I got it back but it does not recognize any of my previous saved pages. As of now I would have to re save all my previously saved web sites. Any way I can get back the original blue star and have it show my previously saved pages. Thanks in advance.

NOTE: if you look at the pic you need to X ot of the 1st pic. For some reason it is popping up in front of mine Sry

Asked by rfc716 12 months ago

Answered by cor-el 12 months ago

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Can't Retrieve Bookmarks after latest update - 76

Hello. I can't find my bookmarks after update 76. I followed the directions, and I ouldn't find anything. I searched my computer and all my drives for json files and 'bo… (read more)

Hello. I can't find my bookmarks after update 76. I followed the directions, and I ouldn't find anything. I searched my computer and all my drives for json files and 'bookmarks', and I found backups from 2001, 2013, and I know I have backups 'older' than those on discs, but the ones missing (so far) are the most important and complete ones from the past 7 years. Please correct me if I'm wrong, but update 76 'seems' to necessitate syncing devices. I only have reason to browse on my desktop, so I didn't plan on syncing it with anything. I 'do' have a smartphone, but other than downloading malwarebytes and one other app, that I need, that's the extent of my 'online' activities on the phone. However, since I couldn't find my bookmarks without doing so, I decided to download Firefox onto my phone and try to sync them up. When I signed up for the Firefox account earlier, I changed my password with a password generator. However, my phone doesn't have all the characters on its keyboard that are in my password. You can customize the keyboard, but it looked like a magnificent pain to do so. Instead, it seemed easier to 'dumb down' my password from 40 characters down to around the minimum, at least until I got them synced. However, I tried twice with typing visible on the phone and it said the password was wrong, so instead of trying a third time, and getting locked out of Firefox - I came here to see if anyone could help me. I know that rebooting often corrects a lot of things, but since I don't have these bookmarks backed up anywhere - I was afraid this might be a case where it may make the bookmarks more difficult or impossible to retrieve. Thanks in advance.

Asked by Help Please 12 months ago

Answered by Help Please 12 months ago

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Booklmark Folders accidentally feleted

I had 'Show All Bookmarks' on my screen and accidentally pressed delete, which deleted all of my Bookmark folders ( arranged alphabetically) after the ones beginning with… (read more)

I had 'Show All Bookmarks' on my screen and accidentally pressed delete, which deleted all of my Bookmark folders ( arranged alphabetically) after the ones beginning with the letter P. How do i restore the remaining folders to the active list??

Asked by ppacook 12 months ago

Answered by cor-el 12 months ago

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Accidentally deleted bookmark folders

With the 'Show all Bookmarks' page open on my MAC desktop monitor screen i accidentally deleted all of my bookmark folders (listed alphabetically) following those beginni… (read more)

With the 'Show all Bookmarks' page open on my MAC desktop monitor screen i accidentally deleted all of my bookmark folders (listed alphabetically) following those beginning with the letter 'P'. I am in REAL trouble unless i can restore those deleted folders to the active list.

i tried following the suggestion that i open up my 'profile' in 'Library' and i found the deletedbookmarks file. But that file seems just to list deleted bookmarks by recent dates.. Whereas I need to restore the list of deleted bookmark FOLDERS to my active bookmark list and status.

I hope someone can help me. I'd be willing to provide a telephone number, though I guess that's generally inadvisable. Otherwise my e-mail address -- which you may already have -- is xxxxxx@xxxxxxxxxx.xxx

Thank you for any help.

Peter Cook

(email address removed by moderator; please do not post personal information on a public website; Forum rules and guidelines)

Asked by ppacook 12 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 12 months ago

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Bookmark toolbar arrow is gone/bookmark toolbar seems truncated

Issue: the bookmark toolbar arrow (the one that shows bookmarks that don't fit on the toolbar) is gone from my browser, and the toolbar itself seems truncated (only like … (read more)

Issue: the bookmark toolbar arrow (the one that shows bookmarks that don't fit on the toolbar) is gone from my browser, and the toolbar itself seems truncated (only like 7/8 of the toolbar is filled).

I didn't change any settings or installed any add-ons that could have to do with this. It just disappeared one day, I didn't even notice it at first.

What I tried:

  • I launched Firefox in safe mode, didn't fix it
  • I removed my userChrome.css file, didn't fix it
  • when I cut the bookmarks and paste them into the toolbar, the arrow shows, but when I relaunch the browser it is gone again

See photo for what it looks like (ignore the anonymous favicons, I changed them temporarily with userChrome to preserve privacy, but without userChrome the issue still stands).

Anyone has an idea what happened and how to fix this? Thanks.

Asked by huang_zhi34 12 months ago

Answered by huang_zhi34 9 months ago

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How do I get rid of the extremely annoying and useless "Other Bookmarks" folder which I NEVER use?

How do I get rid of the extremely annoying and useless "Other Bookmarks" folder which I NEVER use? This forum is misleading because it says only 3 people have this proble… (read more)

How do I get rid of the extremely annoying and useless "Other Bookmarks" folder which I NEVER use? This forum is misleading because it says only 3 people have this problem. I'm sure there are many thousands but it is almost impossible to comment or reply. It was a major puzzle for me to get this far. Firefox should to make a simple list of bookmarks available, when you have the Bookmarks symbol on the toolbar. It should be the default instead of hiding them in "other folders". If someone wants to make it more complex they easily can add folders. The default now is too complex and difficult to change. Every time I need to add the Firefox browser to a new operating system I need to do extensive research and fiddling just to simplify because I cannot remember the gymnastics I had to go through the last time.This time it made me so exasperated I nearly gave up went to Edge.

Asked by robby2499 11 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 11 months ago

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Bookmarks

When I add a new bookmark, it goes to the top of the Bookmarks menu, pushing down the sites that I want there because I visit them most frequently. How can I get new book… (read more)

When I add a new bookmark, it goes to the top of the Bookmarks menu, pushing down the sites that I want there because I visit them most frequently. How can I get new bookmarks to appear at the end of the Bookmarks menu? Thank you.

Asked by Will 11 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 11 months ago