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Got a new computer in Firefox sync won't sync

I just got a new computer and my Firefox sync that I set up that computer had bookmarks, my theme, and how I had things laid out, I tried for over an hour trying to get F… (read more)

I just got a new computer and my Firefox sync that I set up that computer had bookmarks, my theme, and how I had things laid out, I tried for over an hour trying to get Firefox to sync, but after it's still the same, I was also switching from Windows 7 to Windows 10 which made it even more nauseating

Asked by jmac21012 2 years ago

Answered by wdtabor 1 year ago

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Not show my bookmark in firefox linux

Hello, I install new linux distro on my laptop, and sing in my firefox account. But my bookmark not sync and I not show them in my firefox. My bookmark still show in my f… (read more)

Hello, I install new linux distro on my laptop, and sing in my firefox account. But my bookmark not sync and I not show them in my firefox. My bookmark still show in my firefox android device.

Asked by Erfan 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Firefox Sync data not showing up on new laptop but still available on Firefox Android on my phone

Hi, I've tried finding the solution online but I can't. My old computer broke a while ago but all my data on Sync was backup up, and I've been accessing it from my Androi… (read more)

Hi, I've tried finding the solution online but I can't. My old computer broke a while ago but all my data on Sync was backup up, and I've been accessing it from my Android phone and other laptops just fine. I just got a new laptop and wanted to sign into Sync to get all my data on here. However, even after syncing, nothing is showing up (bookmarks, saved passwords, etc.). It's all still on my phone though, under "Desktop Bookmarks".

Also my phone is currently disconnected from my Sync account because I changed the password to it and haven't logged back in yet. I'm scared that now if I log back in, I will lose everything because it will Sync and take the new data from this computer, which is nothing.

Thank you for your help!

Asked by Léa Davoine 1 year ago

Last reply by robertfarmer1+z8kbczzgnjaatfyhgtnc 1 year ago

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Unable to Sync Notes by Firefox

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. What few add-ons I am able to get to show up in the Toolbar I got by either going directly to the add-ons website and installing from there, or by uninstalling them via the add-ons Manager page and then reinstalling. Which in my opinion defeats the whole point of having a Firefox account and sync activated.

Of critical importance is my need to get back the information that I had stored in Notes by Firefox. I was finally able to get the add-on to show up in the Toolbar buy following the above mentioned steps, however I am unable to sign in to Sync. Below I have listed each of the step I take along with attaching screenshots. 1) Click on Sign in to Sync - This opens a new Firefox browser window that prompts me to enter my email to continue to Notes. 2) I enter my email and click the blue Continue button. 3) I enter my password and click the blue Sign in button. 4) I enter my Two Factor Authentication. 5) The browser window that opened when I clicked Sign in to Sync closes and I'm back where I was when I started the Sync process, but now instead of showing Sign in to Sync Notes shows Reconnect to Sync with a warning triangle on the left side. 6) I Click to Reconnect to Sync and got through steps 2 - 5 but Notes still shows the warning triangle with the Reconnect to Sync message.

At no point in this process do I get any error message or invalid credentials prompt.

Please help!

Asked by joseph_oates 1 year ago

Last reply by robertfarmer1+z8kbczzgnjaatfyhgtnc 1 year ago

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Sync - I cannot for the life of me figure out the parameters of operation

After hooking up four devices to sync through Firefox, I ended up with a mess and a lot of irritation which I have not recovered from. That was six months ago. What I f… (read more)

After hooking up four devices to sync through Firefox, I ended up with a mess and a lot of irritation which I have not recovered from. That was six months ago. What I failed to understand is that there is no control of the direction of sync. I presumed that all would sync from my primary account computer. Wrong and truly a disaster because I had spent hours organizing thousands of bookmarks. An old computer with an old bookmarks setup (very disorganized) added its confused mess back into my attempt on the new computer to finally get organized. I still have not sorted through most of the mess.

So how in the hell does Sync actually and exactly work? Is there any directional flow? Or does it just mash the shared stuff together. How can I delete any bookmark file Sync has at Firefox server with exact knowledge of what I am doing? Why is this stuff so obscure? I exactly want to know how to ensure that Sync has no cache of obsolete material and exactly, if possible, to direct the flow....should I use only share a tab? one at a time?

Thanks, Michael Mandeville, Arizona mwman@q.com

Asked by mwman 1 year ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 1 year ago

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Firefox Accounts

I want to have two Firefox accounts. One for Work and one for home. On my account I was using one of my home email accounts as a primary and another home email as a sec… (read more)

I want to have two Firefox accounts. One for Work and one for home. On my account I was using one of my home email accounts as a primary and another home email as a secondary. I added my work email address and and made it the primary and removed my home address that was the original primary for this account. Can I now start a new account with that home email or will it not be available to use since it was once a primary for the other account?

Asked by Lance Cole 1 year ago

Last reply by la3amon 1 year ago

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Firefox not syncing old account

Hello, I reinstalled windows on my laptop, and when i installed firefox and signed in with my account, none of the old settings, bookmerks, singins etc got synced. I down… (read more)

Hello,

I reinstalled windows on my laptop, and when i installed firefox and signed in with my account, none of the old settings, bookmerks, singins etc got synced. I downloaded newest version from website. Does anybody have a solution to this problem?

Thanks!

Asked by Luka 1 year ago

Answered by Luka 1 year ago

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Can't Log In to FireFox Sync

Greetings, Recently I am unable to log in to FireFox Sync from my desktop. I am using an older version of FireFox so I am wondering if support for older versions of FireF… (read more)

Greetings,

Recently I am unable to log in to FireFox Sync from my desktop. I am using an older version of FireFox so I am wondering if support for older versions of FireFox was recently dropped? If this is the case where can I find details of what versions were dropped from FireFox Sync support.

Thanks!

Asked by StaticNoise 2 years ago

Last reply by StaticNoise 1 year ago

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I'm having problems with my Firefox Account

Hi team support, I have a problem with my saved information not showing up I recently re-downloaded Firefox to my computer last month And I entered my information My … (read more)

Hi team support, I have a problem with my saved information not showing up

 I recently re-downloaded Firefox to my computer last month
 And I entered my information 

My saved information was not shown on the browser Is there any solution?.

Asked by atanane.22 1 year ago

Last reply by Paul 1 year ago

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After reinstallation my data I synced previously with my account is not restored.

Please help me fix this. I had reset my windows and after I installed and signed in to my firefox account. The data from my previous sessions like bookmarks, logins and p… (read more)

Please help me fix this. I had reset my windows and after I installed and signed in to my firefox account. The data from my previous sessions like bookmarks, logins and passwords are not synced with my account. Those were very crucial for my work. Please Please help me out asap.

Asked by firsthimanshu 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Different Bookmark Layouts Between Synced Devices?

I have a desktop that I use for personal use and a laptop that I will be using for school use. I have organized all my bookmarks just the way I like them for when I'm rel… (read more)

I have a desktop that I use for personal use and a laptop that I will be using for school use. I have organized all my bookmarks just the way I like them for when I'm relaxing, but if I'm going to primarily doing schoolwork on this laptop, I would like to organize it differently. I have a bunch of bookmarks that are ever changing so I would like to continue to sync them, but doing so would also sync how I've laid them out.

I'm thinking I would like it to even be as simple as displaying a folder laid out like these bookmarks are (see image) but designate that bookmark folder differently for each device. I expect that would require something 3rd party, but I'm not exactly sure to what extent you can manipulate Firefox. I think plugins affect the browser instead of just the site like extensions, but I'm not sure.

Thanks in advance for any help you provide, even if it is just crushing my dreams.

Asked by PennyJim 1 year ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 1 year ago

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Restore a specific sync from Firefox Sync

I was transferring my data from an older version of Firefox to the new version and always have enabled Firefox sync. While setting up the new browser, I uninstalled an ex… (read more)

I was transferring my data from an older version of Firefox to the new version and always have enabled Firefox sync.

While setting up the new browser, I uninstalled an extension that had my settings from the new browser and it was automatically uninstalled from the older browser too.

Since I use Firefox sync, I want to know if it's possible to restore a restore the extension data from a specific time (before I deleted it). Trying to sync only restores it after the extension was deleted.

Asked by TRx-856 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Account locked up and waiting for 24h didn't work

I met the same problem as https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/que.../1191123 I have read this https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/forum-response-firefox-sync-verifica... I… (read more)

I met the same problem as https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/que.../1191123

I have read this https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/forum-response-firefox-sync-verifica...

I have tried waiting for more than 24h, not working, and submitted a request at Bugzilla (maybe it's because I didn't write the request in the right way so I haven't got response yet).

I have some so many bookmarks in my firefox account and passwords in my lockwise account. Please help me out, my account email is xxxxxxxxxx@xx.xxx

(email address phone number removed by moderator; please do not post personal information on a public website)

Asked by 1319324245 1 year ago

Answered by 1319324245 1 year ago

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Syncing passwords, bookmarks, tabs, etc. without Firefox Sync

Hey, My employer recently updated its information security policy, and as a part of that disabled Firefox accounts on our work laptops. Is there a way to "manually" sync … (read more)

Hey,

My employer recently updated its information security policy, and as a part of that disabled Firefox accounts on our work laptops. Is there a way to "manually" sync passwords, bookmarks, tabs etc. to and from a computer that is not logged in? Installing third party software is, because of the same security policy, not an option.

I've relied heavily on Firefox Sync in the past, as I often come across items of interest that I bookmark on my private laptop that I would like to access on my work computer and vice versa, passwords are updated often etc. The updated security policy has become a real nuisance, so I am looking for a workaround. ;)

(And yes, I am talking to our IT department, and they are at least semi interested in finding a solution.)

Appreciate any help!

-K

Asked by kristian.vea 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Lockwise

This piece of **** novelty lost all my saved logins after syncing. I synced as usual, unaware of this Lockwise nonsense you recently added to Firefox unnecessarily, and e… (read more)

This piece of **** novelty lost all my saved logins after syncing. I synced as usual, unaware of this Lockwise nonsense you recently added to Firefox unnecessarily, and expecting just the open tabs from my device to sync. Well I found all my logins on someone else's computer that I was using at the time to browse the net. Wtf? So I removed the logins from Lockwise (one by one, btw, because there's no option to just remove them all at once, facepalm). Later on I find I can't find them anywhere anymore, on any of my own devices. Why the **** would passwords and login information be synced by default, and what was wrong with the old password manager?! I'm now switching over to Chrome, which I hate. But not as much as this piece of ****.

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Asked by user22399 1 year ago

Last reply by user22399 1 year ago

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"Sorry. We've locked your account."

what are the steps now.. ? I have access to that email but for some odd reason mozilla doesn't deem that email to be worthy? "The confirmation email we sent to ********* … (read more)

what are the steps now.. ? I have access to that email but for some odd reason mozilla doesn't deem that email to be worthy?

"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."

Asked by ScatteredCaribou 1 year ago

Answered by ScatteredCaribou 1 year ago

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locked out of my sync account

email was returned that you sent me because I was setting up a new server at the time if you could resend the email the new server is up now. My email is bryan@bryanmarsh… (read more)

email was returned that you sent me because I was setting up a new server at the time if you could resend the email the new server is up now. My email is bryan@bryanmarsh.navy Thank You Bryan

Asked by Bryan Marsh 1 year ago

Answered by Bryan Marsh 1 year ago

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Firefox Sync is not syncing

Hi, I'm having some trouble re-syncing my firefox account. I have multiple access on smartphone and computers but rightnow I cannot sync my pc after a Windows 10 reset. M… (read more)

Hi, I'm having some trouble re-syncing my firefox account. I have multiple access on smartphone and computers but rightnow I cannot sync my pc after a Windows 10 reset. My log is here https://pastebin.com/dTiYHyKn

Thanks for your support

Asked by Cagio 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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Avoiding the sync page when I click on Firefox icon

Thanks for your kind and prompt reply, but I'm still confused. I don't want to see the sync page at all. I simply want to click on the Firefox icon on my dock, see the se… (read more)

Thanks for your kind and prompt reply, but I'm still confused. I don't want to see the sync page at all. I simply want to click on the Firefox icon on my dock, see the search box, and fill it in with what I want to find. How can I arrange that? Once I get this straightened out, I will be happy to use some of Firefox's extensions.

Thanks in advance!

Asked by EinNYC 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago