Firefox lets you import your Favorites (called Bookmarks in Firefox), saved logins, passwords, browsing history and other data from Microsoft Edge, saving you from having to configure them yourself. This article gives you step-by-step instructions for getting it done.
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Start the import process
Use one of these methods to import bookmarks and other data from Microsoft Edge into Firefox:
Import data from Firefox Settings
Starting in Firefox version 113, you can import your data from the Firefox Settings panel:
- In the Menu bar at the top of the screen, click and then select or , depending on your macOS version.Click the menu button and select .
- In the
- The Import Wizard will open.
- From here, you can select Microsoft Edge and the profile from which you wish to import data to complete the process (see below).
Import data from the Library
You can also start the import process from the Bookmarks Library window.
- Click the Firefox menu button to open the menu panel. Click
- From the toolbar in the Library window, click and choose . The Import Wizard will open.
Choose data and complete the import
- In the Import Wizard that appears, select the Microsoft Edge profile and data you wish to import.
- To choose the data you want to import, click on the button to make your selection.
- Click the button.
- The import will start. You may be prompted to add your system password to proceed.
- All set! Click
- The import process will transfer the following data to Firefox:
to wrap up the import.
- Bookmarks: Web pages you have saved in your bookmarks.
- Saved Logins and Passwords: Your usernames and passwords.
- Browsing History: Information on the sites you have visited.
- Saved Form history: Information you use to populate online forms.
Your imported favorites from Microsoft Edge will appear as a folder in your Bookmarks Toolbar and Bookmarks menu.
- To import passwords from a CSV file, see Import login and password data from a file.