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My bookmarks have been deleted from both my devices after getting sync account and syncing

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I set up a new sync account and ran sync on both my devices ( my laptop and android phone) now all my bookmarks are gone! The folders are there but the bookmarks are gone!

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You can check for problems with the places.sqlite database (bookmarks and history) in the Firefox profile folder.

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If you use Sync to sync the bookmarks then best is to disconnect Sync while performing maintenance/repair efforts to files in the Firefox profile folder.

You can try to restore the bookmarks from a recent compressed .jsonlz4 backup in the bookmarkbackups folder. The name of a JSON bookmarks backup file includes a total item count (folders and separators included) and an hash value to prevent saving the same backup more than once.

  • bookmarks-YYYY-MM-DD_<item count>_<hash>.jsonlz4.
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Now that they are restored if I sync again will the same thing happen?