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Getting a new computer... Can I use Firefox Sync To Move Passwords, Bookmarks etc to New PC

Hi All, I am planning to get a new computer and I am wondering if I can use Sync to migrate all my numerous bookmarks and passwords over to the new PC? Or do I need to ex… (read more)

Hi All,

I am planning to get a new computer and I am wondering if I can use Sync to migrate all my numerous bookmarks and passwords over to the new PC?

Or do I need to export all this info into a file or files and then load that on my computer?

Also if I can use Sync to move all my bookmarks and passwords over... can I store this information on the hard drive of the new pc or is it stored on the cloud?

Asked by spywriter007 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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What or which "Authentication app"??

I am attempting to perform a 2 steps verification. Firefox is asking me: "Open your authentication app and enter the security code it provides." What "Authentication a… (read more)

I am attempting to perform a 2 steps verification.

Firefox is asking me: "Open your authentication app and enter the security code it provides." What "Authentication app"?? On my Mac? On my iPhone? I have been unable to figure out what Firefox means.

I have tried a number of those apps, but none of the codes was accepted (Authenticator, Google's Authenticator, iDnow).

Any suggestion will be greatly appreciated. /Boris D.

Asked by DragonB 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Sorry. We’ve locked your account.

I'm trying to sync my firefox account but everytime it appears, I have already did what it ask me to do in "Firefox Sync Verification Email FAQs" what do I do now? I need… (read more)

I'm trying to sync my firefox account but everytime it appears, I have already did what it ask me to do in "Firefox Sync Verification Email FAQs" what do I do now? I need my bookmarks, GOD PLEASE.

Asked by denielt 2 years ago

Last reply by gwh74137 1 year ago

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Cant sign in cant sync cant reset

When I go to sign in, The confirmation email we sent to sxxxx1@gmail.com was returned and we’ve locked your account to protect your Firefox data. I can't reset Your emai… (read more)

When I go to sign in, The confirmation email we sent to sxxxx1@gmail.com was returned and we’ve locked your account to protect your Firefox data. I can't reset Your email was just returned. What the heck is going on? My password is correct i use roboform password manager

Asked by Steve 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Account locked

Once again my account is locked on one of my computers. It says the email was returned but there was no email sent to the address. Oddly, the account is locked on one ma… (read more)

Once again my account is locked on one of my computers. It says the email was returned but there was no email sent to the address. Oddly, the account is locked on one machine, the one that has been logged on the longest, but my other three machines have no trouble connecting and syncing. This seems to have happened after firefox updated itself (even though I had it set not to. It also removed all the settings I had spent a considerable amount of time customizing)

Asked by libelo95 11 months ago

Last reply by AliceWyman 11 months ago

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Account locked but email works fine

Tried signing in to firefox sync and account got locked with the following message, "The confirmation email we sent to <my email-id>@gmail.com was returned and we’v… (read more)

Tried signing in to firefox sync and account got locked with the following message, "The confirmation email we sent to <my email-id>@gmail.com was returned and we’ve locked your account to protect your Firefox data."

My email works fine and I could use it to login and ask this question. Please help

Asked by alokminesh 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 11 months ago

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"Sorry. We’ve locked your account". -> How do I reopen my account?

Hi I have been locked out of my firefox account: I can log in, but I can't sync my saved passwords, bookmarks, search history and so on. I now have access to my email acc… (read more)

Hi

I have been locked out of my firefox account: I can log in, but I can't sync my saved passwords, bookmarks, search history and so on. I now have access to my email account again: xxx@sol.dk - but how do I unlocke it, so that I can sync my stuff to my new, re-installed firefox browser??

When I press the link 'let us know' (see photo), I'm redirected to this page: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/ And I'm stuck, I can't seem to figure out how to solve this..

Hope you can help me! Kind regards

Asked by blomstergirl 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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How to recover Saved Login Password

Dear Concern, I reset my Firefox password & i Lost browser Saved logins & password . This logins & password is very much important to me. please help. … (read more)

Dear Concern,

I reset my Firefox password & i Lost browser Saved logins & password . This logins & password is very much important to me. please help.

Asked by Ashiq Khan 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Bookmarks form Firefox on old PC

I had a lot of important bookmarks in Firefox without signed in Firefox account on my old PC. Before moving away from that old PC, I signed in to firefox account to it co… (read more)

I had a lot of important bookmarks in Firefox without signed in Firefox account on my old PC. Before moving away from that old PC, I signed in to firefox account to it connect Firefox data with my mail and account. I even tested that in way that I signed out from my account, removed all the data from Firefox, and when I signed in again, it was all there. It was about 5 months ago. Now, on my new PC, when I signed in with same account, there is no any those bookmarks. I tried to restore bookmarks, but it offers me only two time points in past for restoring, and none of those gives me back bookmarks or any other data. I didn't use that account with Firefox until now. Please help, there was a lot of important bookmarks to me for work.

Asked by darian.pesut.poslovni 1 year ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 1 year ago

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Synch firefox bookmarks, history, logins & passwords & preferences

I just received my new MacBook Air and am trying to use the synch to synch the above-referenced items from my old MacBook Pro. I am NOT synching to a phone. Each time I c… (read more)

I just received my new MacBook Air and am trying to use the synch to synch the above-referenced items from my old MacBook Pro. I am NOT synching to a phone. Each time I choose to not continue w/a QR code or SMS message, I'm taken to a screen about FF Monitor and am never able to enter "another device", which is where I began, "Connect another device" - any assistance or work around will be gladly appreciated. Thank you in advance, DD

Asked by ddirving 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Savefromnet youtube downloader

Just now,I am no longer able to download youtube videos with Firefox . I contacted Savefromnet,and they tell me you no longer support their coding?? Any info on this plea… (read more)

Just now,I am no longer able to download youtube videos with Firefox . I contacted Savefromnet,and they tell me you no longer support their coding?? Any info on this please. Uasing version 82.0

Asked by alcotecstar 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Finding Password

Is there a way for me to test out passwords without having to wait 15 minutes after testing out a few? I lost my password but there are usually a few combinations so I've… (read more)

Is there a way for me to test out passwords without having to wait 15 minutes after testing out a few? I lost my password but there are usually a few combinations so I've been trying to brute force it but it just doesn't workout. Thankfully I have a backup profile but it is rather old and I'd like to sync stuff to that account but I also don't want to wipe my data because I have quite a few new bookmarks and things I keep to remind myself of stuff (I have way too many bookmarks). Thanks

Asked by mxnmnmpanda35 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Recover Firefox password without losing bookmarks and saved logins

I've been using Firefox to store logins and passwords and manage bookmarks on one computer for 10 years+. I always just opened a browser, clicked "tools" then went to my … (read more)

I've been using Firefox to store logins and passwords and manage bookmarks on one computer for 10 years+. I always just opened a browser, clicked "tools" then went to my saved passwords. Today I got a new computer and wanted to sync with my Firefox from the old computer. The old computer is asking for a Firefox password, which I don't have (I've tried everything I can think of but I set it 10 years ago). I searched for help online and tried setting a "Master Password." Now, despite entering the EXACT password I selected, it is saying it's wrong and I'm locked out of all of my saved logins on the original computer as well.

I have a secondary email but nothing seems to generate a recovery email (yes, I am stupid and didn't enable recovery key and now I cannot do it because I don't have the password). Is there any way for me to get back into my saved logins? I am using the old computer to work from home and cannot complete any work now. The company sent me a brand new laptop, but all of my logins and passwords are on the old computer tha now wants a master password.

Asked by rl.witter 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Is Firefox Sync bi-directional?

I only want to sync my bookmarks FROM my Windows desktop TO my android tablet. I do not want my desktop bookmarks disturbed or changed in any way. Is this possible? … (read more)

I only want to sync my bookmarks FROM my Windows desktop TO my android tablet. I do not want my desktop bookmarks disturbed or changed in any way. Is this possible?

Asked by Randy G. 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago