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Data loss

I want to recover my data: 1- Favorite / Bookmark 2- Passwords 3- Additions The device was serviced and when installing firefox, registering my account and syncing my dat… (read more)

I want to recover my data: 1- Favorite / Bookmark 2- Passwords 3- Additions

The device was serviced and when installing firefox, registering my account and syncing my data is not restored

please help

Asked by khalidsarie // خالد سريع 1 year ago

Answered by khalidsarie // خالد سريع 1 year ago

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Missing bookmarks

Hello, Last night I went to bed and all my bookmarks were there. Today I woke up and all the bookmarks are gone on my laptop and the open tabs, add-ons etc. I am signed i… (read more)

Hello,

Last night I went to bed and all my bookmarks were there. Today I woke up and all the bookmarks are gone on my laptop and the open tabs, add-ons etc. I am signed in. Restoration does not help (last backup is with today date). But on my smartphone I see them in bookmarks-> desktop bookmarks. How do I save them? I really don´t want to lose them.

Thanks a lot for any advice,

Cyril

Asked by cyril.sup 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Bookmarks

I recently refreshed Firefox, in the process of which all my bookmarks disappeared. When I try to manually add bookmarks, Firefox will not allow any bookmarks. When I att… (read more)

I recently refreshed Firefox, in the process of which all my bookmarks disappeared. When I try to manually add bookmarks, Firefox will not allow any bookmarks. When I attempted to add the information from the Old Firefox Data icon onscreen, it still refused to add or restore my bookmarks. I have checked my profile page and there is only 1 profile shown, so I cannot enable any other profile. Any ideas?

Asked by iandcgertel 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Bookmarks on screen ALL THE TIME!

This is a moan more than a question. About every six months or so my bookmark sidebar disappears because i have clicked Control and B without meaning to. And that is how… (read more)

This is a moan more than a question. About every six months or so my bookmark sidebar disappears because i have clicked Control and B without meaning to. And that is how to get it back again. Except, I never remember and search all over the page (View, Options etc) without finding how to get it back. So I eventually do a search for how to recover it and find all the archived guides from when other people had the same problem and the same question and ther same frustration. So my moan/quesion is this: why the blankety blank, doesn't Firefox add something into the menu (View or Options or somewhere) that says "Show toolbar permanently". Would save all this frsutration and irritation. The impression I get is that Mozilla thinks we should not want to have the menu on screen all the time. But that is the problem with users! We have our own way of doing things! Please!

Asked by petermcintyre1 4 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 4 weeks ago

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Is there an easy way to move all my bookmarks when I switch browsers?

Currently I am using the Chrome browser and I am planning to switch to Firefox. I have a lot of bookmarks in my Chrome browser which some are quite important. I tried to … (read more)

Currently I am using the Chrome browser and I am planning to switch to Firefox. I have a lot of bookmarks in my Chrome browser which some are quite important. I tried to manually save my bookmarks into the Firefox browser, however, the process is quite tedious. Is there an easier way to do this?

Asked by yukokarui 3 weeks ago

Answered by p19010770 3 weeks ago

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corrupted booksmarks Firefox 99.0.1 on MacOS 12.3.1 Macbook Air (M1)

Many of my bookmarks are corrupted. They point to other websites, not the bookmarked one. Has anyone else had this problem? Is there a fix? Thanks for any info/advice… (read more)

Many of my bookmarks are corrupted. They point to other websites, not the bookmarked one. Has anyone else had this problem? Is there a fix? Thanks for any info/advice. George

Asked by 7640 2 weeks ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 weeks ago

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Cannot see all Bookmarks when importing HTML file from old computer into Firefox

Hello, I exported the old bookmarks from an old computer into a new computer with the firefox HTML file option Once I imported them into the new version of Firefox, I cou… (read more)

Hello,

I exported the old bookmarks from an old computer into a new computer with the firefox HTML file option

Once I imported them into the new version of Firefox, I could only see the "recent" bookmarks in the bookmark menu view.

I checked the settings but could not find anything to modify this.

I can see all of the bookmarks if I go into Manage Bookmarks but I can't see anything but the recent ones in the bookmark menu

I tried this on two different computers so perhaps I am missing a setting somewhere?

Thanks!

Matt

Asked by matthew.dunn1 2 weeks ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 weeks ago

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Bookrmarks missing

I have re-installed my windows on my PC. Then after installing firefox I've signed in with my account. All my extensions are restored ind installed automatically. But the… (read more)

I have re-installed my windows on my PC. Then after installing firefox I've signed in with my account. All my extensions are restored ind installed automatically. But there is no any of my bookmarks. I'm sure that is was synced before installing windows. However, now I don't have my bookmarks. Is there any way to check from server side, were my bookmarks saved or not. Maybe they are still on server but cannot sync to my PC?

Asked by mateking 1 year ago

Answered by mateking 1 year ago

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Where has the "keyword" field gone? Quick way to add keyword bookmarks?

Hi! Ever since Quantum, I haven't paid much attention to Firefox (not much of a point, is there -_-). But today, I found myself using modern Firefox again and wanted to a… (read more)

Hi! Ever since Quantum, I haven't paid much attention to Firefox (not much of a point, is there -_-). But today, I found myself using modern Firefox again and wanted to add a keyword search bookmark. Where has the "keyword" field gone from the "Add Bookmark" dialog? Is there a way to bring it back? I found nothing promising under about:config :(

All I see when googling is guides saying I should first add a bookmark, then go to the bookmarks panel, find and select my new bookmark, edit properties, and then I'll be allowed, by Firefox's grace, to add/edit keywords. This takes all of the convenience out of the process.

Does anyone maybe know an extension that can bring the field back?

Thank you all :)

Asked by Benjamin Philipp 4 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 4 weeks ago

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My links!

I was trying to solve a hanging issue with firefox and following a 'tip' I changed the name of places.sq.lite to places.sq.lite.old I figured the renamed file would be th… (read more)

I was trying to solve a hanging issue with firefox and following a 'tip' I changed the name of places.sq.lite to places.sq.lite.old I figured the renamed file would be there to back-up from if something went wrong and although the hanging issue seems to have been fixed I have lost hundreds of links that have taken ages to put together.

Where is sq.lite.old located as it is missing from the original folder? It is not in my recycle bin so renaming it to old hasn't simply deleted it. In another folder there are bookmark backups with dates (JSONLZ4 files) but I have no idea how to get my old links back from them, if indeed that is what they are for.

Please help.

Asked by martinsphotoart 2 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 2 weeks ago

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Bookmarks are missing

I did a System Restore and when it completed I clicked on the Firefox Icon to get back online. When I did it said that the program had been moved. I had to re-download Fi… (read more)

I did a System Restore and when it completed I clicked on the Firefox Icon to get back online. When I did it said that the program had been moved. I had to re-download Firefox and of course all of my previous bookmarks were gone. I have tried to complete the steps to recover them but nothing I'm doing is working. Can you please help. I do have an "Old Firefox Data" Folder on my desktop. I have alot of bookmarks ranging from current to a long time ago and would like to know how to retrieve them. Thank you.

Colleen CMReno1031@outlook.com

Asked by CMReno1031 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Bookmarks on Windows 7

Hello On Windows 7, when I click on the top menu option "Bookmarks", I can see them and click on them, BUT I can't delete them nor move using the options on the right-but… (read more)

Hello On Windows 7, when I click on the top menu option "Bookmarks", I can see them and click on them, BUT I can't delete them nor move using the options on the right-button menu of my mouse. I could before. I can't either create create a new Folder

Thanks Kind regards Miguel

Asked by migibanezs 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Bookmarks can´t be saved

Hi all, Once and a while, suddenly, bookmarks can´t be saved any longer. So I restart Firefox and all is ok again. This happens perhaps twice a month. - Existing Bookmar… (read more)

Hi all, Once and a while, suddenly, bookmarks can´t be saved any longer. So I restart Firefox and all is ok again. This happens perhaps twice a month. - Existing Bookmarks can be opened, but can´t be moved in the structure. - This issue exists since many Firefox versions. - The *.sqlite files are not write protected. - All Add Ons are switched off.

I have to close for each new start of Firefox all windows and so I am loosing the workflow :-(. Does anybody know about this issue? Many thanks Achim

Asked by stino56 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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new update 91.3.Oesr.

My Firefox has just been updated to 91.3.Oesr. Previously the lock symbol in the URL could be dragged to the desktop to save the URL as a bookmark. This update doesn't a… (read more)

My Firefox has just been updated to 91.3.Oesr. Previously the lock symbol in the URL could be dragged to the desktop to save the URL as a bookmark. This update doesn't allow me to do that. Please advise.

Asked by no1uno 6 months ago

Answered by no1uno 6 months ago

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Bookmarks don't restore into their folders

Hello, I'm trying to restore my bookmarks from a .json backup file, but when I restore from it, all the bookmarks go into the Other Bookmarks folder. All the other folder… (read more)

Hello,

I'm trying to restore my bookmarks from a .json backup file, but when I restore from it, all the bookmarks go into the Other Bookmarks folder. All the other folders are imported but are empty. I've tried the automatic backups and the same thing happens.

Obviously I don't want to have to drag and drop 2000 bookmarks back into their folders... how can I fix this?

Thanks, Barnaby

Asked by barnabyde 1 month ago

Answered by barnabyde 1 month ago