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How to delete synced tab on other device?

I have alot of open tabs on mobile phone and want to view - and then delete - each of the tabs on my desktop because it's massively slowing down my mobile. I am able to … (read more)

I have alot of open tabs on mobile phone and want to view - and then delete - each of the tabs on my desktop because it's massively slowing down my mobile. I am able to open on my desktop the synced tabs - although I can only open them either one-by-one, or the entire lot of 1,000 of them - but cannot seem to delete singular ones or a few tabs at a time when are no longer needed. Is there a way to delete a synced tab individually from a connected device that's NOT the device where the tab is currently open/ originally saved? Thanks!

Asked by berie376 2 hours ago

Passwords gone from Firefox but still appear in Lockwise app

Dear community, I use Firefox on a Linux laptop and an Android phone. For the past several months, I have been successfully using the Lockwise app on the Android phone to… (read more)

Dear community,

I use Firefox on a Linux laptop and an Android phone.

For the past several months, I have been successfully using the Lockwise app on the Android phone to access passwords synced from my computer. I was not logged in to Firefox proper (the browser) until much more recently. Apparently, I have failed to notice that my passwords never synced to Firefox browser.

I have now reinstalled the OS on my laptop and all my passwords are gone there. They still appear in the Lockwise app, but none of my Firefox browser installs (which I all added to Firefox Sync much more recently than Lockwise) can access them. Essentially, it is as if they are only stored on my phone, anymore.

How can I get them back to the browser?

Kind regards, fNek

Asked by f_nek 4 hours ago

Dropping from Beta to release channel

I am stuck between two machines and can't stay on beta updates anymore because FF won't let me sync my profiles anymore. If I can't migrate my beta channel profile to t… (read more)

I am stuck between two machines and can't stay on beta updates anymore because FF won't let me sync my profiles anymore.

If I can't migrate my beta channel profile to the release channel, how can I quit beta updates until the release channel catches up to me?

FF preference selected is 'download updates but let me install them' but really there is no choice. It installs and next opening of FF it is automatically installed. I already changed about:config preference for update channel to 'release' but FF merrily kept on with beta channel updates.

I need my beta channel profile customizations--varied management of permissions and add-ons and passwords on dozens of sites, customizations to stop the blinking and autoplay and movement and noise.

But: FF won't let me keep them if I go back to release.

So: how can I force FF to stop updating while the release channel catches up?

Mac/Mojave Beta channel 80.something, need to sync with release channel 79

Asked by Foxfree99 19 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 hours ago

[Sorry. We’ve locked your account.] Brand new account got locked because I couldn't receive the confirmation e-mail as the e-mail was still unusable

Today I switched the Firefox Sync account from old one to new one (just personal hobby, won't use the old e-mail anymore). I received this message: "The confirmation emai… (read more)

Today I switched the Firefox Sync account from old one to new one (just personal hobby, won't use the old e-mail anymore). I received this message: "The confirmation email we sent to ******@********* was returned and we’ve locked your account to protect your Firefox data. If this is a valid email address, let us know and we can help unlock your account." because the new e-mail was inactive for 48hrs so. It was my bad, I registered the new e-mail to Firefox Sync not long after it was made, so I have to wait for 48hrs till it is usable (provider's policy). Err... I'm not sure if the e-mail I wrote got auto-censor or not, so I censored it myself. I can give it to you whom concern later, if necessary. But I don't get the point here. How can you protect my Firefox data if it is just a whole new account that even not login successfully first time, still waiting for e-mail verification?

Asked by ftwh 3 weeks ago

Last reply by Emre Turunç 12 hours ago

Firefox Sync does not have anything saved

I had a laptop with a broken screen and needed repair. Before sending it in, I created a firefox account and synced everything (with the intent to be able to get my bookm… (read more)

I had a laptop with a broken screen and needed repair. Before sending it in, I created a firefox account and synced everything (with the intent to be able to get my bookmarks on a friend's desktop if needed while my laptop was in repair.)

I had only switched from chrome about six months ago, and had not made a firefox account until I was about to send it in for repair. I did not double check that this was working (beyond the fact that it synced successfully), nor did I connect a phone or other laptop, as I figured I would be getting mine back soon, and syncing things was just on the off chance I needed to get a bookmark in the week my laptop was away.

I was then told that the screen was not repairable, and that I would be getting the cost of the laptop as credit to buy a new one. NOT IDEAL. But I figured hey, I save all my files on an external anyways, can reinstall the programs I use, and can sync firefox and chrome to get my bookmarks and history back. None of my files/info was actually lost at this point.

So I did that. Got the new laptop, started reinstalling everything.

Downloaded firefox, logged in to my account to start the sync. It did not load a single bookmark, history, anything, although I had set it to save all of that, and made sure to sync and make sure everything was up-to-date before I sent my original laptop away.

So now I no longer have access to the original laptop, did not plan on this, and I can not manually export bookmarks to transfer them over. Synching firefox is my only hope for getting them back.

I've lost links to wedding planning, research articles, and several more things, and only now, when I started panicking about sync not restoring everything, have I been googling and finding articles warning that sync is should not be used as a backup.

Chrome, on the other hand, restored everything perfectly, but does not have any of the current bookmarks I'd needed and used in the past few months. Y'know, the most relevant ones I'd like to have.

What can I do now, and is there any even slight possibility someone behind the scenes as firefox can find my bookmarks/history saved on a server somewhere? I wasn't able to find a direct email or contact us form to fill out and ask.

Asked by Moose 1 day ago

sincronizar dispositivos,

no se como continuar la sincronizacio, una vez terminado el proceso, sale una imagen comunicando "sincronizando"... y ahí se queda sin sincronizar nada. Solamente encontr… (read more)

no se como continuar la sincronizacio, una vez terminado el proceso, sale una imagen comunicando "sincronizando"... y ahí se queda sin sincronizar nada. Solamente encontré un consejo donde indica cambiar a un firefox mas actual. Antes de eso prefiero pasar los datos,enlaces, contactos... por correo. se queda en la imagen enviada y ahí se acabo todo.

Asked by franlbula 1 day ago

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data exchange between pc and smartphone

I lost all my data in firefox after system reinstal on pc and now im have problem becouse ,I can't send any saved page login credentials or saved bookmarks from Android t… (read more)

I lost all my data in firefox after system reinstal on pc and now im have problem becouse ,I can't send any saved page login credentials or saved bookmarks from Android to pc. firefox from pc sees sync I did 15s earlier on android but still can't even access tabs from my devices! On android, I have never had a problem to send data from pc, now for the first time I need to do the same on pc and nothing works. Smartphone huawey y6 cam l21 android 6.0 , firefox last version on pc and apk. wtf? someone has a wise solution? I lost half a day on these syncs, setting up accounts on all related mozilla sites etc etc ... so please seriously solve the problem, not like in the guide or something: P

Asked by Skibson 1 day ago

Answered by Skibson 1 day ago

missing all data after reformatting cpu.

i just reformatted my computer, reinstalled firefox. after logging in to firefox sync, nothing happend...so i pressed sync, nothing was installing... i lost all bookmarks… (read more)

i just reformatted my computer, reinstalled firefox. after logging in to firefox sync, nothing happend...so i pressed sync, nothing was installing...

i lost all bookmarks, addons, data etc...

i tried switching profiles, nothing happened. only two profiles were in firefox, default-release and default...

Asked by djkimchee 1 day ago

all my passwords got erased

I opened up my computer this morning just to find that all my passwords where erased. i was logged out of my account so i logged back into my normal one and i found that … (read more)

I opened up my computer this morning just to find that all my passwords where erased. i was logged out of my account so i logged back into my normal one and i found that all my bookmarks, addons and history was all there. the only thing that wasnt where my passwords. im running kubuntu 18.04 and have updated my pc and restarted it and none of my passwords showed up. is there any way i can recover them or will i have to add them all back manually.

Asked by alpha9292 2 days ago

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Lost bookmarks when synced

How can I retrieve lost bookmarks? Syncing between two Firefox browsers replaced my newer bookmarks with the bookmarks of my less-often used browser. I expected the newer… (read more)

How can I retrieve lost bookmarks? Syncing between two Firefox browsers replaced my newer bookmarks with the bookmarks of my less-often used browser. I expected the newer bookmarks to appear on the other browser. But instead the more-often used browser now has the same bookmarks as the less-oft used one.

Asked by Terry 3 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

elimination of the synced password

I did not usemy pc for a while. After about two months, I found out that Firefox account was requesting to log in again. But after logging in, I was surprised to see that… (read more)

I did not usemy pc for a while. After about two months, I found out that Firefox account was requesting to log in again. But after logging in, I was surprised to see that all my account passwords had been deleted. Previously, I considered Firefox account and synced passwords to be the safest way, but there is no place left for trust. It is regrettable...

Asked by amin5020-21 2 days ago

Add-on syncing between windows and mac

Hi there, I recently switched to windows and I used firefox sync to import all my bookmarks etc. However, I had some issues with video streaming. I took the pc back to th… (read more)

Hi there,

I recently switched to windows and I used firefox sync to import all my bookmarks etc. However, I had some issues with video streaming. I took the pc back to the store and they claim it is because of the firefox syncing. Is it possible that by syncing it installed some add-ons on windows that aren't compatible with the OS?

Asked by kyrianvangenderen 3 days ago

retrieve settings and add-on's

I recently did a clean install of Window's on my computer. I have a Firefox account and am signed into sync, but I don't know how to get my add-ons and settings back. W… (read more)

I recently did a clean install of Window's on my computer. I have a Firefox account and am signed into sync, but I don't know how to get my add-ons and settings back. When I go to "Manage Your Extensions" I see all of them there, but I don't know how to make it so that their icons are viewable in my Toolbar where I can click and use them. In the Manage Your Extensions area I can't click on them to load the extension. For example: I have Notes by Firefox where I have stored irreplaceable information, but I am unable to access any of the information stored in notes because I am unable to "reinstall" Notes. So in short how do I get the extensions listed in the attached screenshot to show up in the Toolbar(highlighted area in the screenshot)?

Asked by joseph_oates 3 days ago

My account not syncing

Hi, I just formatted my laptop and while i installed firefox on my laptop and tried syncing my old settings (including logging passwords and addons) via logging to my fir… (read more)

Hi, I just formatted my laptop and while i installed firefox on my laptop and tried syncing my old settings (including logging passwords and addons) via logging to my firefox acccount, it just isnt syncing. Can someone help me? Also, i guess the firefox browser version before formatting was 78 or 77 but when i installed it yesterday it was version 79. Is this posing a problem?

Best regards, Gautam

Asked by Gautam Saraswat 5 days ago

I can't export the HTML bookmarks file on my PC if bookmarks come from a mobile device syncronized with firefox sync

I need the HTML file on my PC of my bookmarks sroted on my mobile device, I made following operations: - with firefox sink, I sinked bookmards: DONE, bookmarks are on my … (read more)

I need the HTML file on my PC of my bookmarks sroted on my mobile device, I made following operations: - with firefox sink, I sinked bookmards: DONE, bookmarks are on my PC - I go on library, bookmark, view all bookmark (I can see bookmarks from mobile device, I only have those bookmark) - now if I export the HTML, an empy file is shown, only with the header, but I can't see bookmarks from my mobile device.

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The json export seems working fine.

Asked by cavo.android 6 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 6 days ago

Firefox not syncronizing

Hiya. I have reset my pc today and installed firefox but when i sign in and click syncronize nothing appears to happen yet everything was fine yesterday and had everythin… (read more)

Hiya.

I have reset my pc today and installed firefox but when i sign in and click syncronize nothing appears to happen yet everything was fine yesterday and had everything on my firefox sync. Normally it does it straight away but it hasn't this time. How can i fix it?

Cheers Robot_mic

Asked by robot_mic 6 days ago

Last reply by em1392 6 days ago

History of the synchronized devices - Firefox Sync

Hello everyone, I had Firefox Sync. on an old computer and I removed this computer from the devices synchronized around early September 2018. Is there a way to know the e… (read more)

Hello everyone,

I had Firefox Sync. on an old computer and I removed this computer from the devices synchronized around early September 2018. Is there a way to know the exact date when I've removed this synchronization ? It would help me a lot to know that.

Also, is there a way to know from which device bookmarks/history/preferences have been added/modified. I'd like to show that all the bookmarks I've added to my account have been added from my current device.

Thanks a lot for your precious help, Best regards, Quentin

Asked by quent.mondot 2 months ago

Last reply by quent.mondot 1 week ago

Firefox Sync Account disabled

Hello World!!! Today i just restored my computer and my FF sync account got blocked at the login because (many tries) For the login i use my corporative email, to my bad… (read more)

Hello World!!!

Today i just restored my computer and my FF sync account got blocked at the login because (many tries) For the login i use my corporative email, to my bad luck just in time our net admin at my work was running a maintaince and the Firefox sync sent me (to my email for confirm it was me trying to login) never got delivered and lost.

I know all my account data (email and Password to login in FirefoxSync.)

What i can do to unlock it? i don't want start a new account, there's a lot of bookmarks and logins in my account.

Hope someone here can helpme. TY!

Asked by jpasten 1 week ago

Last reply by Wesley Branton 1 week ago

Firefox sync not working

I have Firefox sync on three computers, has worked flawlessly for years, yesterday had to reinstall Windows 10 Pro and all the software that I use, after installing Firef… (read more)

I have Firefox sync on three computers, has worked flawlessly for years, yesterday had to reinstall Windows 10 Pro and all the software that I use, after installing Firefox on this machine by the way it installed the latest version which happened to be Firefox 79. I signed into sync as usual because this is not the first time I've had to do this over the last few years actually about two months ago I did the exact same thing to another computer with no issues on the same account. This time however sync did everything except for all my add ins after waiting, trying to find solutions online etc. etc. gave up, but gave it 24 hours more to try to figure out what was going on. Ran across a few articles that Firefox 79 change something with sync but don't understand exactly what they're talking about why this would affect this installation, so I then looked at the versions installed on each system, my main system is running Firefox 78 or I should say was running Firefox 78 I thought upgrading it to 79 would fix the issue so I did and that did not work. in the meantime I proceeded to uninstall Firefox 79 on the second machine that refuses to sync the add-ons and replace it with Firefox 78, during this process I removed all Firefox entries related to profiles installs updates etc. I tried to wipe every mention of Firefox on the machine as if it never have Firefox installed on it before. Installed 78 signed in to sink expecting everything to work as normal and still nothing it's been two hours since the install I have re-synced multiple times in hopes of getting it to work with no success it appears to sync everything but the add-ons, and yes I have add-ons on the sync list on all computers have double triple and quadruple checked that to make sure . I really don't want to have to manually run from computer to computer to figure out what add-ons I have and all the settings of each one to make it perfect because I have had issues in the past of installing an add-on on one machine and the settings being different on another causing issues between the add-ons would appreciate if somebody could tell me how why or what the hell I'm supposed to do here to make Firefox think actually work again the way it had worked for years I really need these computers identical in every way as i am disabled and have mobility issues such related to all be installing and uninstalling. Thanks for your help in this matter and I'll do my best to answer any questions to help you guys figure this out. Also I'm not even remotely familiar how to file bug reports or anything else so somebody wants to suggest that I would appreciated if they are able to do it on my behalf and I will give them all the information so it's done properly. Thanks againI just noticed that there's troubleshooting information able to be shared this information is being shared from the computer that works absolutely perfect and is the computer I want to sync from below if somebody wants to explain to me how I can get that data and add it to this post so you guys can compare and figure out what the heck the problem is I will do it.

Asked by hillvalleyfarms 1 week ago