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Syncing

I just got a new PC laptop and was able to sync all of my Mozilla bookmarks to the new device. I've been working on cleaning up my bookmarks - they sure do accumulate. My… (read more)

I just got a new PC laptop and was able to sync all of my Mozilla bookmarks to the new device. I've been working on cleaning up my bookmarks - they sure do accumulate.

My question is this: When I have made changes to bookmarks on one of my two PCs (one desktop and one laptop), how do I prevent the changes from being eliminated (changed back to as they were) on the device on which I made them, i.e. which computer to I sign in to first in order for the sync to have the changes take place on the second device rather than reversing the changes.

I'm sure the answer is simple and I could spend the time experimenting, but I'm more than confident someone out there can help be out easily, Please?

Something else that I really like. I have Apple for Windows 10 downloaded to my desktop. Any changes I make to my bookmarks on my PCs, get changed on my iPhone in Safari. Love dat!!

Asked by rebreps1 Prieš 1 dieną

Last reply by RageE1der Prieš 1 dieną

Sync does nothing after system restore

I just had to system-restore my PC and when I redownloaded firefox, all of my settings/toolbars/bookmarks were gone. I thought hitting "sync now" would restore them from … (read more)

I just had to system-restore my PC and when I redownloaded firefox, all of my settings/toolbars/bookmarks were gone. I thought hitting "sync now" would restore them from my Firefox account and it did nothing. I've kept the same bookmarks and saved passwords through at least three machines, I don't know what I did wrong or why it isn't working now. I'm afraid that hitting "sync now" has just overwritten all of my stored data instead of restoring it as I thought it would. Please help.

Asked by slimmercat Prieš 3 dienas

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben Prieš 3 dienas

Bookmarks missing from other computer

Hello, I was a little surprised to see that my current computer hasn't reflected the updated bookmarks which I bookmarked on my other computer with being logged into my a… (read more)

Hello,

I was a little surprised to see that my current computer hasn't reflected the updated bookmarks which I bookmarked on my other computer with being logged into my account as well which I thought would be the case after syncing Firefox on my current computer. I'm not too sure of how to get around this since I checked Firefox on my laptop which I used recently and had the recent bookmarks listed but not on my other computer where I'm on now. Hope you can help me figure out how to get around this outside of trying to sync my information which I haven't had much luck with. Thank you.

Asked by Anduma22 Prieš 6 dienas

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben Prieš 6 dienas

Sending page

If I send a page from smarthphone to PC it works correctly. If I send a page from PC to smarthphone it doesn't work and the smarthphone browser doesn't receive anything. … (read more)

If I send a page from smarthphone to PC it works correctly. If I send a page from PC to smarthphone it doesn't work and the smarthphone browser doesn't receive anything.

Asked by max.marton Prieš 6 dienas

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben Prieš 6 dienas

How to restore firefox stored usernames and passwords to a previous date?

Hello everyone, I hope someone can help me with this. So, i have logged in Firefox Accounts, in a friend's computer a few days ago. When i finished what i was doing, i s… (read more)

Hello everyone,

I hope someone can help me with this.

So, i have logged in Firefox Accounts, in a friend's computer a few days ago. When i finished what i was doing, i simply logged out and turn of the computer.

Now, i'm back home and when i turn on my computer and Firefox, i discover that i have sync all of my friend's bookmarks, usernames and passwords! He works with a lot of people's personal data, so now i have a ton of data that is hard to manualy delete; I have already restored my bookmarks to a previous date, so thats all ok! My questions now is, can i also restore my saved username and passwords to a previous date?

Thank you in advance!

SM

Asked by morpholik Prieš 6 dienas

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben Prieš 6 dienas

gmail accounts and youtube locked

I downloaded Firefox and started to web browse which i do like, but then i went ahead and pressed SYNC on Firefox and it locked me out of my Gmail account and youtube. It… (read more)

I downloaded Firefox and started to web browse which i do like, but then i went ahead and pressed SYNC on Firefox and it locked me out of my Gmail account and youtube. It does not recognize my passwords. I'm completed locked out. Please help in this matter. If you could give me a complete detail report to solving this problem since i am not tech knowledgable.

Asked by Rosegabe Prieš 1 savaitę

Last reply by Naheed Prieš 6 dienas

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 Prieš 1 savaitę

Last reply by cor-el Prieš 1 savaitę

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 Prieš 1 savaitę

Last reply by cor-el Prieš 1 savaitę

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 Prieš 5 mėnesius

Last reply by Kris Prieš 1 savaitę

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 Prieš 1 savaitę

Last reply by cor-el Prieš 1 savaitę

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 Prieš 1 savaitę

Last reply by cor-el Prieš 1 savaitę

"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 Prieš 2 savaites

Last reply by kiddcarolinagirl1989 Prieš 2 savaites

Not Syncing passwords, logins etc from one device to another from Windows 10

Hi, I am having a bit of an issue when it comes to syncing my passwords, logins etc from my windows 10 laptop to my Samsung S21 phone, Not all my passwords, logins are th… (read more)

Hi, I am having a bit of an issue when it comes to syncing my passwords, logins etc from my windows 10 laptop to my Samsung S21 phone, Not all my passwords, logins are there on my phone, yet they are there on my laptop. I am signed in to my phone and I have synced everything. And I do it regular to make sure I have all my details etc that I need. I have the very laterest versions on all my devices, so I don't get why they aren't there on my phone?

Asked by chucklez Prieš 2 savaites

Last reply by cor-el Prieš 2 savaites

Firefox Browser won't stay logged in.

I have a Mac and every time I quit Firefox, when I reopen the program all of my bookmarks and passwords are gone and I have to re-login to my Firefox account every time I… (read more)

I have a Mac and every time I quit Firefox, when I reopen the program all of my bookmarks and passwords are gone and I have to re-login to my Firefox account every time I open the program. Once I re-login all my passwords and bookmarks come back, but I don't want to login to Firefox every time I open the program. Is there anyway I can get it to stay logged in even after I've quit Firefox?

Asked by sjdysert Prieš 3 savaites

Last reply by jscher2000 Prieš 3 savaites