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Different name showing when I send tabs

When I send tabs from my laptop to my phone, it always says "Tab from [other name]'s Firefox on LAPTOP", and I would like to change this name but I cannot figure out how … (read more)

When I send tabs from my laptop to my phone, it always says "Tab from [other name]'s Firefox on LAPTOP", and I would like to change this name but I cannot figure out how to, as my Firefox shows my actual name.

Asked by Michael 23 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 23 hours ago

Creating separate Firefox profiles on different user accounts

Hello, I am wondering it this is possible - I have a Windows 10 laptop that needs to be upgraded to V202H and I am told that the upgrade will probably delete all of my cu… (read more)

Hello,

I am wondering it this is possible - I have a Windows 10 laptop that needs to be upgraded to V202H and I am told that the upgrade will probably delete all of my current programs and settings - including my Firefox install and all bookmarks. To help recover from that, I wanted to know if it would be possible to set up an alternate Firefox in a not often used local account on my Windows 7 laptop and then sync the two so that after the upgrade, I can download Firefox again onto the Win 10 laptop and then sync it back so that I can get all of my bookmarks and settings for FF back onto the Win 10 laptop.

I don't want to sync it with the Firefox that I use in my regular Win 7 user account since that has a separate set of bookmarks and settings that I wouldn't want to change. I just wanted a way to "hold" all of the Win 10 Firefox stuff and "reinstall" it, and had thought that sync might be a way to do that.

If that won't work, is there a way to transfer the entire FF profile over to a new install on that laptop once it is upgraded?

Thanks for any help! Much appreciated!

Asked by TaylorNorth2 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 23 hours ago

Sync does nothing after system restore

I just had to system-restore my PC and when I redownloaded firefox, all of my settings/toolbars/bookmarks were gone. I thought hitting "sync now" would restore them from … (read more)

I just had to system-restore my PC and when I redownloaded firefox, all of my settings/toolbars/bookmarks were gone. I thought hitting "sync now" would restore them from my Firefox account and it did nothing. I've kept the same bookmarks and saved passwords through at least three machines, I don't know what I did wrong or why it isn't working now. I'm afraid that hitting "sync now" has just overwritten all of my stored data instead of restoring it as I thought it would. Please help.

Asked by slimmercat 1 day ago

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 1 day ago

Bookmarks missing from other computer

Hello, I was a little surprised to see that my current computer hasn't reflected the updated bookmarks which I bookmarked on my other computer with being logged into my a… (read more)

Hello,

I was a little surprised to see that my current computer hasn't reflected the updated bookmarks which I bookmarked on my other computer with being logged into my account as well which I thought would be the case after syncing Firefox on my current computer. I'm not too sure of how to get around this since I checked Firefox on my laptop which I used recently and had the recent bookmarks listed but not on my other computer where I'm on now. Hope you can help me figure out how to get around this outside of trying to sync my information which I haven't had much luck with. Thank you.

Asked by Anduma22 4 days ago

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 4 days ago

Sending page

If I send a page from smarthphone to PC it works correctly. If I send a page from PC to smarthphone it doesn't work and the smarthphone browser doesn't receive anything. … (read more)

If I send a page from smarthphone to PC it works correctly. If I send a page from PC to smarthphone it doesn't work and the smarthphone browser doesn't receive anything.

Asked by max.marton 4 days ago

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 4 days ago

How to restore firefox stored usernames and passwords to a previous date?

Hello everyone, I hope someone can help me with this. So, i have logged in Firefox Accounts, in a friend's computer a few days ago. When i finished what i was doing, i s… (read more)

Hello everyone,

I hope someone can help me with this.

So, i have logged in Firefox Accounts, in a friend's computer a few days ago. When i finished what i was doing, i simply logged out and turn of the computer.

Now, i'm back home and when i turn on my computer and Firefox, i discover that i have sync all of my friend's bookmarks, usernames and passwords! He works with a lot of people's personal data, so now i have a ton of data that is hard to manualy delete; I have already restored my bookmarks to a previous date, so thats all ok! My questions now is, can i also restore my saved username and passwords to a previous date?

Thank you in advance!

SM

Asked by morpholik 4 days ago

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 4 days ago

gmail accounts and youtube locked

I downloaded Firefox and started to web browse which i do like, but then i went ahead and pressed SYNC on Firefox and it locked me out of my Gmail account and youtube. It… (read more)

I downloaded Firefox and started to web browse which i do like, but then i went ahead and pressed SYNC on Firefox and it locked me out of my Gmail account and youtube. It does not recognize my passwords. I'm completed locked out. Please help in this matter. If you could give me a complete detail report to solving this problem since i am not tech knowledgable.

Asked by Rosegabe 5 days ago

Last reply by Naheed 5 days ago

How to set the master in Sync?

I recently changed my PC and need the replacement to become the master so that an older PC gets synced from the new one. As the older PC has no addons/extensions and only… (read more)

I recently changed my PC and need the replacement to become the master so that an older PC gets synced from the new one. As the older PC has no addons/extensions and only 1 tab open, the last thing I want is for it to sync what it has to the new machine which was accurately synced from the PC it just replaced.

I can find no setting in Sync to specify which machine should be the master from which all other connected devices (slaves) will get their synced data from.

Asked by PBC 6 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 days ago

Sync trouble

Hello, I installed Firefox on a new imac. It requested I set up sync with another device. Said device already has Firefox. The only option is to link to ios app store and… (read more)

Hello, I installed Firefox on a new imac. It requested I set up sync with another device. Said device already has Firefox. The only option is to link to ios app store and it opens the Firefox already on my iPhone. What am I missing? It's a very frustrating loop of ridiculousness... Thx Pierce.

Asked by Mark 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

Sync - data lost - strategy to restore data wanted

I have used sync for long on several devices and different operating systems (Win 7, Win 10, IOS) in parallel. Most interesting and useful is for me synchronisation of th… (read more)

I have used sync for long on several devices and different operating systems (Win 7, Win 10, IOS) in parallel. Most interesting and useful is for me synchronisation of the toolbars with Bookmarks. It worked fine up to today. Today I opened Firefox and found my bookmarks as they were about two years ago. Oops... so I tried to synchronize but failed. No changes were applied to my bookmarks. I assume, my bookmarks are also being stored on several other devices I used for Firefox. However the newest sinchronization on the mozilla server does not contain the accurate valuable data. How can I manage to save sync data from a destinct device to the sync server and determine that as the current data set to be valid for synchronization with all my other devices? In other words: set the direction for synchronization. I did not find this option on my current (82.0.3 (64-Bit)) installation. Could anybody help me? Thanks Juergen

Asked by Hanofahrer 5 months ago

Last reply by Kris 1 week ago

Mozilla Firefox account -- lost access to primary email and requires authentication to switch to my registered secondary address

Hello, I have lost access to the primary email on my account. I will never be able to get it back, it was a work email address from a previous employer. I had already … (read more)

Hello,

I have lost access to the primary email on my account. I will never be able to get it back, it was a work email address from a previous employer.

I had already registered a secondary email address but it won't let me switch it to primary without confirmation to the current primary address. Is there a way around this issue, or am I stuck with my account set permanently to a dead inbox?

Asked by Darrell Bunger 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

Firefox has no sync now in the menu

I have been trying to set up my Note 9 and my computer to sync. I was following instructions and I have no "sync now" menu item. I am logged in and under my email account… (read more)

I have been trying to set up my Note 9 and my computer to sync. I was following instructions and I have no "sync now" menu item. I am logged in and under my email account, I can't even take a screen shot of the menu so this is what is under my email protection dashboard new window new private window restore previous session zoom Edit library logins and passwords add-ons Option Customize Open file save page as Print find in this page more web dev help exit Help hasn't provided any help to this problem. I am also up-to-date with firefox. Has Sync been eliminated? I did notice a lot of other problems when looking for help.

Asked by OAH 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

"Send to tab" didn't work. How do I get a list of recently sent tabs?

I had no access to my computer (a Mac) for a month, and sent many tabs from Firefox on my iPhone. Today, I log onto my computer, macOS starts Firefox automatically (it wa… (read more)

I had no access to my computer (a Mac) for a month, and sent many tabs from Firefox on my iPhone.

Today, I log onto my computer, macOS starts Firefox automatically (it was open when I shut the computer down), I get a notification that 71 tabs have been sent to Firefox (yay), but then when Firefox opens, I only see one window, containing the Firefox session restore, and nothing else. When I click "restore session", I get my month-old session, but not the 71 tabs.

Where can I get a list of all the tabs I sent to my devices?

Thanks!

Asked by Joachim 2 weeks ago

Last reply by kiddcarolinagirl1989 2 weeks ago

Not Syncing passwords, logins etc from one device to another from Windows 10

Hi, I am having a bit of an issue when it comes to syncing my passwords, logins etc from my windows 10 laptop to my Samsung S21 phone, Not all my passwords, logins are th… (read more)

Hi, I am having a bit of an issue when it comes to syncing my passwords, logins etc from my windows 10 laptop to my Samsung S21 phone, Not all my passwords, logins are there on my phone, yet they are there on my laptop. I am signed in to my phone and I have synced everything. And I do it regular to make sure I have all my details etc that I need. I have the very laterest versions on all my devices, so I don't get why they aren't there on my phone?

Asked by chucklez 2 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 weeks ago

Firefox Browser won't stay logged in.

I have a Mac and every time I quit Firefox, when I reopen the program all of my bookmarks and passwords are gone and I have to re-login to my Firefox account every time I… (read more)

I have a Mac and every time I quit Firefox, when I reopen the program all of my bookmarks and passwords are gone and I have to re-login to my Firefox account every time I open the program. Once I re-login all my passwords and bookmarks come back, but I don't want to login to Firefox every time I open the program. Is there anyway I can get it to stay logged in even after I've quit Firefox?

Asked by sjdysert 3 weeks ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 weeks ago