Zoeken in Support

Avoid support scams. We will never ask you to call or text a phone number or share personal information. Please report suspicious activity using the “Report Abuse” option.

Learn More

Deze conversatie is gearchiveerd. Stel een nieuwe vraag als u hulp nodig hebt.

How do I recover lost history and bookmarks from Time Machine.

  • 2 antwoorden
  • 3 hebben dit probleem
  • 1400 weergaven
  • Laatste antwoord van praylett

more options

I know this Q was asked recently but I cannot follow the disjointed and part missing thread. Would appreciate if someone could give me a complete reply. I know how to display hidden files and find my Application Support folder but profile files are all several years old. I have up to date Time Machine backups.

I am running Firefox 58.0.2 on OSX but inadvertently ran Firefox 34 and now my v58 has lost all history and bookmarks.

Gekozen oplossing

I restored the places.sqlite as specified. Nothing. Then I hit upon restarting Firefox and Voile - all history and bookmarks restored. Thank you.

Dit antwoord in context lezen 👍 0

Alle antwoorden (2)

more options

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.

That should give you the location of the profile folder so you know where to look in the Time Machine backup. You would have to restore the places.sqlite file.

Note that in Mac OS X v10.7 and later, the "~/Library" folder in the Home directory where the profile folder is located is a hidden folder.

more options

Gekozen oplossing

I restored the places.sqlite as specified. Nothing. Then I hit upon restarting Firefox and Voile - all history and bookmarks restored. Thank you.