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Backing up my Firefox history

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Is there a way that you can backup your Firefox history? Because I would like to save my history as a file, and I'm just curious to know if there's an option.

Is there a way that you can backup your Firefox history? Because I would like to save my history as a file, and I'm just curious to know if there's an option.
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FredMcD
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Only the bookmarks are saved.

Back up and restore information in Firefox profiles.{web link} I use an add-on that makes backups of my user profile, Just In Case. Unfortunately, it is not compatible with the current Firefox.

Every now and then, open the profile folder and create a copy of the current profile as is to another location on your hard drive. This way you will have a backup.

If you do this each day, you will not lose much data. This should be done with Firefox Closed.

Note: In case you need to restore from these backups, you may need to overwrite old or corrupted files.

Only the bookmarks are saved. [[Back up and restore information in Firefox profiles]].{web link} I use an add-on that makes backups of my user profile, Just In Case. Unfortunately, it is not compatible with the current Firefox. Every now and then, open the profile folder and create a '''copy''' of the current profile '''as is''' to another location on your hard drive. This way you will have a backup. If you do this each day, you will not lose much data. This should be done with '''Firefox Closed. ''' Note: In case you need to restore from these backups, you may need to overwrite old or corrupted files.
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FredMcD
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Go to the Mozilla Add-ons Web Page {web Link} (There’s a lot of good stuff here) and search for what you want.

Go to the [https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/ Mozilla Add-ons Web Page] {web Link} (There’s a lot of good stuff here) and search for what you want.
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Browsing history is stored in a file called places.sqlite in your profile folder. On Windows it is located in the randomly named < .default > folder found in this directory: %APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles You can copy the places.sqlite file to the new profile to get the bookmarks/history & cookies. Hope this helps

Browsing history is stored in a file called places.sqlite in your profile folder. On Windows it is located in the randomly named < .default > folder found in this directory: %APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles You can copy the places.sqlite file to the new profile to get the bookmarks/history & cookies. Hope this helps
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cor-el
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You can look at this Nirsoft utility:

Note that you can use Copy and Paste in the Bookmarks Manager (Library) to copy history items to a bookmarks folder and make history become part of a bookmarks backup.

You can look at this Nirsoft utility: *http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/browsing_history_view.html Note that you can use Copy and Paste in the Bookmarks Manager (Library) to copy history items to a bookmarks folder and make history become part of a bookmarks backup.
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cor-el said

You can look at this Nirsoft utility: Note that you can use Copy and Paste in the Bookmarks Manager (Library) to copy history items to a bookmarks folder and make history become part of a bookmarks backup.

Thank you. I will look into that.

''cor-el [[#answer-1250042|said]]'' <blockquote> You can look at this Nirsoft utility: *http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/browsing_history_view.html Note that you can use Copy and Paste in the Bookmarks Manager (Library) to copy history items to a bookmarks folder and make history become part of a bookmarks backup. </blockquote> Thank you. I will look into that.
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