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Delete Bookmarks

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I can't delete any bookmarks. I've followed directions, but under the three dots there is no delete option. I'm using Catalina 10.5 on a Mac. Firefox works correctly and well on my MacAir.

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks.

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Hi 1dgallup

What three dots are you talking about ?

Is that the page actions menu on the location bar or about tiles on the Firefox Home page or something else ?


This issue can be caused by a problem with the places.sqlite and favicons.sqlite databases in the Firefox profile folder.

If you use Sync then best is to disconnect Sync temporarily during troubleshooting.

This can be caused by a problem with the places.sqlite and favicons.sqlite databases in the Firefox profile folder.

  • use "Verify Integrity" button on the "Help -> Troubleshooting Information" (about:support) page

If errors are reported with "Verify Integrity", close and restart Firefox and retry.

If "Verify Integrity" cannot repair places.sqlite, rename/remove all places.sqlite and favicons.sqlite files in the Firefox profile folder. Firefox will rebuild places.sqlite and restore the bookmarks from a recent JSON backup in the bookmarkbackups folder.

  • keep a backup copy of places.sqlite in case a new places.sqlite database has to be created

See also:

You can use the button on the "Help -> Troubleshooting Information" (about:support) page to go to the current Firefox profile folder or use the about:profiles page.

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