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I keep importing my IE favorites to Firefox, then Firefox will say everything's been imported, but nothing ever shows up in my Bookmarks tab.

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I just downloaded Firefox last week. I want to import my IE Favorites to Firefox, so I go to File, then Import, and follow the instructions to import them. I've done this a few times, because each time the message will say that everything has imported correctly, but when I go to my Bookmarks tab, none of my favorites have bookmarked.

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It usually works better if you export the Favorites in IE to an HTML file and import that file in the Firefox Bookmarks Manager.

  • Export the favorites in IE to an HTML file (bookmarks.html): File > Import and Export
  • Import the HTML file in Firefox: Bookmarks > Organize Bookmarks > Import & Backup > Import HTML: From File

See also ("Import from another browser" and "Import from file")

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Thank you so much! That worked :)

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You're welcome