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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 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

Sync tabs doesn't work right

Hello, I'm using firefox sync with an own sync server. Since a few weeks the synchronization of tabs doesn't work right. I use five devices. On my Macbook, the iPhone … (read more)

Hello,

I'm using firefox sync with an own sync server.

Since a few weeks the synchronization of tabs doesn't work right. I use five devices. On my Macbook, the iPhone and the iPad mini I can see and reach the tab-sync of these three devices.

On another iPad and an Linux-PC, wich I added at last, I can see the tab-sync of all five devices.

How can I force the first three devices to sync the tabs of all five devices? I did alread several steps of testing and trying, like manual synchronization or remove and adding again all devices to the account.

It would be great to find some help! Thanks in advance and best regards - Daniel

Asked by Daniel_WW 1 week ago

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MY ACCOUNT CANT SYNC

Hello, I format my desktop and i install firefox, i log in with my account but firefox not sync anything. I made many formats in the past but sync worked perfect. Why now… (read more)

Hello, I format my desktop and i install firefox, i log in with my account but firefox not sync anything. I made many formats in the past but sync worked perfect. Why now dont work?

Asked by Thanos Seitar 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

I can’t sync

I can’t see my bookmarks from PC in any of my other devices. I have uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox in all of them. I have logged in with the same Firefox account in… (read more)

I can’t see my bookmarks from PC in any of my other devices. I have uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox in all of them. I have logged in with the same Firefox account in all of them. I’ve clicked and touched the buttom SYNC NOW in all of them. Sync runs, spins for some seconds and stops. However no bookmarks appear. I am trying to do that for more than a year. What else am I supposed to do?

Asked by jmjr49sp 1 week 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

Windows 10 Fresh Install / Will Firefox be just how I left it?

It looks like I have to do a fresh install of windows 10, due to malware. After this is done and I re-install Firefox, and log in, will it be just how I left it? If some… (read more)

It looks like I have to do a fresh install of windows 10, due to malware. After this is done and I re-install Firefox, and log in, will it be just how I left it?

If someone knows how I can get these "Allowed Threats" to not be allowed anymore, that would be great!

Asked by jamesoncocherell 2 weeks ago

Last reply by jamesoncocherell 2 weeks ago

Logins not syncing between 2 Mac laptops

Hello, I purposely signed up for a Firefox account so I could move all my logins and bookmarks to my new MacBook Pro. I signed in from both devices and the "new" device w… (read more)

Hello, I purposely signed up for a Firefox account so I could move all my logins and bookmarks to my new MacBook Pro. I signed in from both devices and the "new" device won't sync. I can't get any of my 119 logins to appear. Why is this? The original laptop is a MacBook Air. Thank you

Asked by kbs.smith 2 weeks ago

FF syncing appears to lack luster

About FF sync-ing feature: As a test I deleted one book mark from FF desktop. Then I did a sync. I was expecting for that bookmark to be restored from the data that … (read more)

About FF sync-ing feature:

As a test I deleted one book mark from FF desktop. Then I did a sync. I was expecting for that bookmark to be restored from the data that had been previously uploaded to the FF account. But it did not.

So the question begs to be asked, Why doesnt FF account have backups of our bookmarks (and other data) that we can download onto our desktop when needed?

Asked by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 2 weeks 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

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Bookmark import from Firefox Sync.

Hi, I have a probem. My PC broke down. I lost all my data. After i reinstaled Firefox on my pc and Connected it to Sync, i was not able to get my bookmarks back. I see th… (read more)

Hi, I have a probem. My PC broke down. I lost all my data. After i reinstaled Firefox on my pc and Connected it to Sync, i was not able to get my bookmarks back. I see them on my phone under - Bookmarks - Desktop Bookmarks, but i can' t see them on my PC. I tryed to sync them, but nothing. I remember that when this happened last time, i just loged in and got all my bookmarks back, but now i have lost half a day, but got nothing out of it....

Asked by Armands 2 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 2 weeks ago

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UNABLE TO GET INTO MY ACCOUNTS!!!

NOTHING ABOUT FIREFOX SEEMS TO WORK FOR ME! I NEED TO GET INTO MY ACCOUNT URGENTLY!!! I AM SICK OF NOT BEING ABLE TO TAKE CARE OF MY AFFAIRS!!! E-MAIL IS VERY IMPORTAN… (read more)

NOTHING ABOUT FIREFOX SEEMS TO WORK FOR ME! I NEED TO GET INTO MY ACCOUNT URGENTLY!!! I AM SICK OF NOT BEING ABLE TO TAKE CARE OF MY AFFAIRS!!! E-MAIL IS VERY IMPORTANT, ESPECIALLY WHEN ONE IS HANDICAPPED. SURE WOULD LIKE TO KNOW WHAT I CAN DO TO SOLVE MY PROBLEMS ASAP!!! THANKS!

duplicate. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1331265

Asked by blawrence6247@yahoo.com 2 weeks ago