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Firefox Sync operations

What does Sync do? (My primary concern is that I do not want to lose information) ... I am NOT talking about how to set Sync up, but when I execute "Sync NOW" ... what … (read more)

What does Sync do? (My primary concern is that I do not want to lose information) ... I am NOT talking about how to set Sync up, but when I execute "Sync NOW" ... what does it do?. There are many ways a sync can be performed.if I don't understand what it does, I can lose information. If i execute "Sync NOW" - does can Sync both push or pull information? - will Sync push information from the computer where I am sitting ... to a server or buffer then push to all my other devices? ... or will it push directly to all my devices? ... or instead of pushing ... without warning, Sync pulls information to my device? - Is the transfer of information immediate or is there some type of buffer? - Is the transfer of information a (complete or partial) merger or does it override all existing information? - Is the complete transfer of information immediate or is it buffered? - when pulling information does it inform of a timestamp on the information source of when it was last updated? - are these operations immediate, scheduled, or automatic? Do you see where I am going? ... I need to be able to predict Sync's performance.

Asked by Val 5 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 5 days ago

my account is lock

my account xxxxxxxx.xxxxx@xxxxx.xxx is locked, can pls sent me new email and unlock, ty (email address removed by moderator; please do not post personal information on a … (read more)

my account xxxxxxxx.xxxxx@xxxxx.xxx is locked, can pls sent me new email and unlock, ty

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

Asked by pavlovic marijana stevo 4 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 days ago

cant change password, cant log in on second laptop with current password

Trying to sync new laptop, but cant log in on new laptop as the password shows incorrect. Ive double checked username and password million times. Tried to reset my pass… (read more)

Trying to sync new laptop, but cant log in on new laptop as the password shows incorrect. Ive double checked username and password million times. Tried to reset my password on old laptop but get error that the old password is incorrect. It also shows a date the old password was created which is not correct.

Any suggestions? Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Asked by clarkb57 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

Sync issues

My account is not syncing to any Firefox browser, extensions, passwords, bookmarks non of this attributes will be loaded to my browser back after re-installation, What mi… (read more)

My account is not syncing to any Firefox browser, extensions, passwords, bookmarks non of this attributes will be loaded to my browser back after re-installation, What might the issue be?

Asked by Martin 1 day ago

Last reply by Seburo 1 day ago

Backing up Firefox data from mobile/ipad

So I forgot my Firefox account password, but it is open on my android and ipad but not on the main laptop browser. I don't want to reset my password since I need my data,… (read more)

So I forgot my Firefox account password, but it is open on my android and ipad but not on the main laptop browser. I don't want to reset my password since I need my data, so the only way I see is backing up data from mobile and then pushing it to the laptop. How this is possible? Also, can why I cannot login on laptop with scanning a QR code? Any method I can use to login to my account without the password?

Asked by barish2003 8 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 hours ago

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I can't see anything to confirm that I'm not a robot! The box is empty.

I'm using FF 3.6.8 on a Mac with OS 10.6.4. I can't see any words in the box where I'm supposed to confirm that I'm not a robot, so I can't start Firefox Sync. What setti… (read more)

I'm using FF 3.6.8 on a Mac with OS 10.6.4. I can't see any words in the box where I'm supposed to confirm that I'm not a robot, so I can't start Firefox Sync. What settings may be wrong?

Asked by Elmerot 10 years ago

Last reply by John99 9 years ago

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e for the iPhoneAfter downloading Firefox Hom, I restarted Firefox but was not prompted to create an account.

I was emailed instructions for installing the free Firefox Sync add-on on my desktop. After successfully installing the add-on (Step 1) after Firefox restarted I was not … (read more)

I was emailed instructions for installing the free Firefox Sync add-on on my desktop. After successfully installing the add-on (Step 1) after Firefox restarted I was not prompted to create an account (Step 2). So I'm stuck.

Asked by mnicholas@unica.com 10 years ago

Last reply by Michael Verdi 10 years ago

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Firefox Sync: Must all Firefox versions be the same?

My laptop uses Firefox 3.6.8, but my Windows XP desktop is stuck at Firefox 3.0.19. (Firefox crashes when I use 3.5 or 3.6 on my XP system. I've never been able to debug … (read more)

My laptop uses Firefox 3.6.8, but my Windows XP desktop is stuck at Firefox 3.0.19. (Firefox crashes when I use 3.5 or 3.6 on my XP system. I've never been able to debug the reason.)

So, will Firefox Sync work with this mix?

Thanks

Asked by ddrane 10 years ago

Last reply by TonyE 10 years ago

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Sync won't install. I've tried several times on both XP and Vista machines, and after install/restart - nothing. No desktop icon, no screen prompts - its like nothing happened. Feels like a waste of time!

How much more detail can I add? I've got Firefox 3.6.8; I've tried to set up Home - but similar experience. I re-open Firefox and everything is exactly as it was. I've… (read more)

How much more detail can I add? I've got Firefox 3.6.8; I've tried to set up Home - but similar experience. I re-open Firefox and everything is exactly as it was. I've downloaded to both my XP desktop (and was charged $1 by iTunes for Sync, even though it's shown as 'Free'!), and - nothing. The download process looked OK, but after re-start, there were no on-screen prompts on restart, no desktop icon, nothing - not even a saved file in 'downloads' - my default location. I'm in the UAE, btw.

John

Asked by john_wigham 10 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 10 years ago

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when trying to set up sync, why does it always tell me invalid email address?

I've downloaded Sync, I registered and signed up for Firefox add-ons. When I try to set up Firefox Sync.. I type in my username, password, then when it comes to email add… (read more)

I've downloaded Sync, I registered and signed up for Firefox add-ons. When I try to set up Firefox Sync.. I type in my username, password, then when it comes to email address, whatever letter I type first a red/white X box comes up saying invalid email address. Why?

Asked by BootyGuy 10 years ago

Last reply by rinehart 9 years ago

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Installed sync on Firefox 3.6.8. I receive error message: Server Incorrectly Configured. How to fix it?

I installed Sync on Windows XP Home Edition, Firefox 3.6.8, with Zone Alarm and AVG anti-virus. Sync is not updating, instead it produces error message: Server Incorrectl… (read more)

I installed Sync on Windows XP Home Edition, Firefox 3.6.8, with Zone Alarm and AVG anti-virus. Sync is not updating, instead it produces error message: Server Incorrectly Configured and hangs up. How to fix it?

Asked by januszb 10 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 10 years ago

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Why do I have to Setup Sync everytime I open Firefox? Shouldn't it stay setup once you do it until you disconnect?

I have to setup Sync everytime I open Firefox. I'm using sync on 3 different computers and I have to re-set it up on all 3 of them everytime I open Firefox. How can I mak… (read more)

I have to setup Sync everytime I open Firefox. I'm using sync on 3 different computers and I have to re-set it up on all 3 of them everytime I open Firefox. How can I make it so that once it is setup I don't have to do it again?

Asked by TimOwen 10 years ago

Last reply by xxswfxx 9 years ago

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I don't remember my firefox sync username.

I uninstalled Firefox 4 beta 5 and all the data from Firefox Sync. I don't remember my username for Sync. I'm wondering if there is a way that I can recover my username. … (read more)

I uninstalled Firefox 4 beta 5 and all the data from Firefox Sync. I don't remember my username for Sync. I'm wondering if there is a way that I can recover my username.

Asked by xingfi 10 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 years ago

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Where do I set up my account for Firefox Sync? I downloaded Firefox Home on my iPhone and

I downloaded Firefox Home on my iPhone. I downloaded Firefox Sync on my PC. After I restarted Firefox, I did not receive prompts to set up a Sync Account. Where can I… (read more)

I downloaded Firefox Home on my iPhone. I downloaded Firefox Sync on my PC. After I restarted Firefox, I did not receive prompts to set up a Sync Account. Where can I do this?

Asked by trudyshaw 10 years ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 10 years ago