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Sync not working since had to reinstall Windows

In the past, logging in to my Firefox account has caused new installs to just sync with my previous settings, bookmarks etc, but my computer had a... spaz & I had to … (ketahui selanjutnya)

In the past, logging in to my Firefox account has caused new installs to just sync with my previous settings, bookmarks etc, but my computer had a... spaz & I had to do a new install of Windows 10, and Firefox will not sync. I've tried hitting 'sync now'...

Asked by Anya 2 jam lepas

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 jam lepas

ACCIDENTALY DELETED SOME SYNC DATA (TAB) WITH HUNDREDS OF BOOK MARKS IN IT....CAN I RECOVER IT ??

Hi I goofed Was was sorting and organizing hundred of bookmarks in my Firefox sync I had the all stored in one tab ( column/ header ) I accidentally deleted this tab and … (ketahui selanjutnya)

Hi I goofed Was was sorting and organizing hundred of bookmarks in my Firefox sync I had the all stored in one tab ( column/ header ) I accidentally deleted this tab and all its subordinate data The data is very important Is there any way to recover this or restore it ??

Asked by rdw5 9 jam lepas

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 9 jam lepas

I HAVE RE-INSTALLED FIREFOX. VERY OLD VERSION OF BOOKMARKS / PASSWORDS SAVED RESTORED

i hope to ask in the right way. i got a problem yesterday. Firefox stop working (when i try to go a webpage and/or open settings) nothing happened. i searched here and to… (ketahui selanjutnya)

i hope to ask in the right way. i got a problem yesterday. Firefox stop working (when i try to go a webpage and/or open settings) nothing happened. i searched here and to be quick it was problem with VCRUNTIME140_1.dll missing. unfortunately before understanding it was enough to copy the file in the directory of Mozilla i decided to uninstall and reinstall firefox and this come the surprise: i have created my profile like for other browsers so i was thinking once re-enter in my profile theme, settings, bookmarks and passwords were restored..... and actually they are but not the actual ones... some 6-months or 1 year ago version.... WHY???

i changed a lot in this period and this is not good for me. luckily i was able to import manually bookmarks as i have backup of all my hard drive did 2 days ago but passwords, themes, settings.... how it happens? it was my mistake in something? i thought sync was useful in this scenario....now i have fear that even if i fix everything next time i will have same problem..... SORRY FOR MY BAD ENGLISH. i hope it was clear what happened to me.

Asked by Khaled 16 jam lepas

Same Firefox Home Page on all my computers

Is it possible to set the same "home page" on all three of my Mac computers? I want the same links across all three, but they keep changing with "syncs" despite being pin… (ketahui selanjutnya)

Is it possible to set the same "home page" on all three of my Mac computers? I want the same links across all three, but they keep changing with "syncs" despite being pinned. Ver. 107.0.1

Thank you, Polly

Asked by Polly Seven 17 jam lepas

Problem with syncing two browsers

Hello I’ll make this as brief as possible, so here goes. When I was working I had Firefox on my computer, my iPhone and my iPad and all three were synced together. Now t… (ketahui selanjutnya)

Hello

I’ll make this as brief as possible, so here goes. When I was working I had Firefox on my computer, my iPhone and my iPad and all three were synced together. Now that I no longer work I don’t have access to the computer any longer. Only my iPhone and iPad. Up until a few weeks ago that was fine. Both of them were still synced. Then, for reasons completely unknown, the one on the iPad became problematic. So, without giving it much thought I, installed a brand new one on the iPad. It told me to set up a login for that one which, I did , again without giving it much thought. Then, when I hit sync, nothing. And I believe that’s where the problem lies. I sat down with the iPad on one side and the iPhone on the other and went through every setting I could find. The only difference I could see was with the account names. The one on the iPhone is “overworked” which I believe was originally on all three. But when I set up the new one on the iPad, once again not giving it enough thought, I used my email address which is “gregcocks193@gmail.com.” So my belief is that the difference in the account names is why one can’t find the other. But, what to do? I don’t want to just experiment because if I do it wrong I could potentially lose the ones on the iPhone, which is the only one left that has all my bookmarks and logins, and if I lose them, they are gone forever. So I’m hoping you can tell me what to do. If I need to change one of the account names, which one? How do I do it. Or is there another way to sync them together, without changing either of the names. I really don’t know. But since I only have one shot at getting it right I’m not going to do anything until I hear back from you. I have always used Firefox and nothing else, going all the way back to ver. 17 on the computer, and I don’t want to change. So now that you know my dilemma, I hope you can help. People ask me why I don’t use Google because it’s the #1 browser, and my answer is always the same. Just because their name is plastered everywhere doesn’t make their browser better. In fact, I think their mobile browser is horrible. So please give me some advice on what to do so I can continue using Firefox.

Thanks for taking the time to read this and I look forward to getting your help.

Take care Greg

Asked by Old & Tired 1 hari lepas

Last reply by Dropa 1 hari lepas

Firefox sync is empty after system reinstall

Hi. This is quite similar problem to mine: https://www.reddit.com/r/firefox/comments/szmlim/firefox_sync_is_empty_blank_after_fresh_windows/ Long story short: my compute… (ketahui selanjutnya)

Hi.

This is quite similar problem to mine: https://www.reddit.com/r/firefox/comments/szmlim/firefox_sync_is_empty_blank_after_fresh_windows/

Long story short: my computer crashed. I'm using Linux, and some lib package files got wiped along the way. Anyways, I checked I have nothing important locally and installed a fresh system, because I have everything in the cloud and don't care about my local files.

In my new Garuda Linux I opened Firefox, tried to log in. It asked me to confirm by email. I confirmed the code. It said it's wrong. I tried again. It said it was wrong again. Okay, I returned the password and got a new one. It synced... and I have no bookmarks, no settings, nothing. What the hell, how do I get them back?

This is the first time I get this issue. In the past the same situation with reinstall happened to me, too. All data was always safe in the sync. I really need all my bookmarks back, please help.

I could not find any useful info in the sync settings.

Asked by marfa.dontsova 1 hari lepas

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 hari lepas

How do I get my sync data restored to a previous state? Firefox has a programming issue and I need a staff member from there to help me...

I have Firefox 107.0.1 installed on my windows 11 22H2 OS Build 22621.900 and I had around 63 tabs or so open. I ALWAYS click the "X" in the top right corner and then it … (ketahui selanjutnya)

I have Firefox 107.0.1 installed on my windows 11 22H2 OS Build 22621.900 and I had around 63 tabs or so open. I ALWAYS click the "X" in the top right corner and then it brings up the "close xx" tabs window. Then when I reopen firefox I can click history>restore previous session. Anyways I closed regular firefox.. because a friend of mine wanted to look up something but not interfere with my open tabs so we opened firefox private browsing.. thinking it wouldn't interfere with normal firefox... Yet when I went back to normal firefox and tried to go to history>restore previous session it was grayed out. So how do I get a hold of Mozilla to restore my account and stuff to 12/01/2022 at around 3am CST? Also how do I let them know that firefox private browsing has this issue with messing up open tabs in non-private browsing firefox? This is severely annoying and disappointing. I have tabs open for a reason and they should all stay there until I close them. But now they're gone and I wish to have them back. So if someone could let me know how to get a hold of a Mozilla/firefox staff member so they can revert my account that would be awesome. Just to be clear I was able to replicate the issue by having a few tabs open in normal firefox and then closing it.. then opening private browsing firefox and closing it. You should be able to go to history>restore previous session in normal firefox to be able to get your tabs back.. but are unable to do so after opening and closing private browsing firefox. Why is this? I thought they were separate and shouldn't interfere with each other in this way?

Asked by Brad 3 hari lepas

Last reply by Dropa 1 hari lepas

moving from Mac to Windows doesn't restore bookmars

Hello all, I was using a macbook and I had activated the syncing option. I moved to a windows laptop and bookmarks were not synchronized for some reason, I have tried onl… (ketahui selanjutnya)

Hello all,

I was using a macbook and I had activated the syncing option. I moved to a windows laptop and bookmarks were not synchronized for some reason, I have tried online solutions without any success, any suggestions how to recover all my data?

Thank you

Asked by Andres 3 hari lepas

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 2 hari lepas

Firefox sync didn't work

I just set up firefox sync with my home computer in order to transfer my settings,etc to my work computer, but when I logged in at work and tried to sync it just kept all… (ketahui selanjutnya)

I just set up firefox sync with my home computer in order to transfer my settings,etc to my work computer, but when I logged in at work and tried to sync it just kept all my work computer settings the same as they were before.

Asked by yoceph.takif 3 hari lepas

Last reply by Dropa 3 hari lepas

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greetings, Mozilla Firefox, we've been fighting with a lie for two years now, what's going on, it's just written, not responding, it can be solved, that's more (email add… (ketahui selanjutnya)

greetings, Mozilla Firefox, we've been fighting with a lie for two years now, what's going on, it's just written, not responding, it can be solved, that's more

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Asked by fehimkljajic 4 hari lepas

Last reply by Paul 4 hari lepas

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Regenerating recovery key

I've gone down a rabbit hole of authentication in regards to Sync with Firefox. I'm wondering if I can regenerate a recovery key by removing the recovery key from my acc… (ketahui selanjutnya)

I've gone down a rabbit hole of authentication in regards to Sync with Firefox. I'm wondering if I can regenerate a recovery key by removing the recovery key from my account and then choosing to re-enable a recovery key on my account? I do have the password for my primary email on my account, but I can't find the recovery key value for it.

I also have a secondary email on my account that I don't have a password for, and need to reset a password for it, but one problem at a time...

Asked by EJ 4 hari lepas

Answered by cor-el 4 hari lepas

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Change Mail

Hello, I have a firefox Account "accountA" which has the primary eMail-Address "mailA". I had an other Account "accountB" with primary eMail-Address "mailB" and secondary… (ketahui selanjutnya)

Hello,

I have a firefox Account "accountA" which has the primary eMail-Address "mailA". I had an other Account "accountB" with primary eMail-Address "mailB" and secondary eMail-Address "mailC". Sadly I lost access to "accountB" and it's primary Mail-Address "mailB" (which is ok) but want to change the Mail from "accountA" to "mailC".

However, this is not possible since "mailC" is locked to "accountB" which I can no longer access (since I need the primary Mail Address. This meens I can never again use "mailC" for my Firefox account, which is now my primary Mail-Address. Is there should be a way to disconnect a Mail-Address from an account, if one has ownership of this Mail-Address?

Sincerly Robin

Asked by Robin 4 hari lepas

Answered by Robin 4 hari lepas

Firefox Account - How to STOP making new "service" device entries

I do a lot of OS switching - I test various Linux distros on my 5 laptops and one really old 32 bit system for my mother-in-law and I am wondering if I can use FireFox Ac… (ketahui selanjutnya)

I do a lot of OS switching - I test various Linux distros on my 5 laptops and one really old 32 bit system for my mother-in-law and I am wondering if I can use FireFox Accounts over and over without making a new service device every time I need something from FF Accts :P

This has bugged my off and on for a long time but I have mostly ignored the issue ... until last week I discovered I had like 20 some odd devices on my account -- going back 2 years or more. Now, I signed out of many of them and I am down to about 15 -- mostly because I am a little confused about how FF Accts determines what to sync ... especially since I use FF for testing and the shouldnt be that much in each 'sync' device ...

So, is there a way to use FF Accts 'sync' to get my data to a new device without making a new 'synced' device?

Thx/Bill

PS - a few FF releases in the past I got what I wanted by just copying the .mozilla directory to the new system but that broke a few releases ago :P too bad stuff has to change :(

Also, please understand that I am on Android, iOS, MacOS, and Linux daily so trying to 'gather' what I am submitting this question on will not lend itself to trying to solve my insanity >< Sorry!

Asked by Bill Jones 1 bulan lepas

Last reply by cor-el 5 hari lepas

Syncing everything, but nothing's appeared

I'm setting up two Firefox profiles on a new machine. In both I have signed into Firefox and the sync has completed. Both profiles are set to synchronize everything (book… (ketahui selanjutnya)

I'm setting up two Firefox profiles on a new machine. In both I have signed into Firefox and the sync has completed. Both profiles are set to synchronize everything (bookmarks, history, open tabs, logins & passwords, add-ons, and settings).

Although sync appears to have finished I do not see any of my stuff, the theme remains unchanged, there are no add-ons, the bookmarks toolbars are empty, and there are no saved passwords.

What's going on and how do I fix it?

Asked by tim_regan82 5 hari lepas

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 5 hari lepas