Understanding Sync with PC and Android tablet

Just purchased a Windows Surface Pro and setting it up to be the same as my Windows 10 Laptop. I have synced my Laptop which I would understand to mean that my bookmarks… (மேலும் படிக்க)

Just purchased a Windows Surface Pro and setting it up to be the same as my Windows 10 Laptop. I have synced my Laptop which I would understand to mean that my bookmarks, ID/passwords etc are copied to a master in their cloud. Signing in to Firefox on Surface Pro and turning on sync does not give me the same setup as the PC.

1st question: How does Sync know that a device should be updated to match the cloud version, or the cloud version should be updated to match the device? If two devices are made different by daily actions, and both have sync turned on, does that make duplicates on both devices?

2nd question: I was expecting to see my pinned tabs, and my bookmark folders with contents be synced as well but not sure that is included.  ?

Asked by Donald Travis 3 மணி நேரத்திற்கு முன்பு

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How to view mobile history on desktop?

I have Sync setup both on desktop and on my phone (Firefox for Android). If I go on my desktop I can't see the history of my phone, I see only the history from my desktop… (மேலும் படிக்க)

I have Sync setup both on desktop and on my phone (Firefox for Android). If I go on my desktop I can't see the history of my phone, I see only the history from my desktop Firefox. On my phone I can see the history of both. I activated the sync for Bookmarks, History and Tabs on both devices. How could I solve it?

Firefox for Desktop version: 82.0.3 (64 bit) on Ubuntu 18.04.5 LTS Firefox for Android version: 83.1.0 on Android 6.0

Thank you for your help!

Asked by Antonio 1 நாள் முன்பு

Firefox Account problem

Dear Volunteer, First of all, I have to thank you to build the community in your freetime. I've changed my computer. I have 2 firefox accounts, the first for private brow… (மேலும் படிக்க)

Dear Volunteer,

First of all, I have to thank you to build the community in your freetime. I've changed my computer. I have 2 firefox accounts, the first for private browsing, the second one for work browsing, and I use them via different Firefox profiles. The configuration of the private account (adamsterbinszky@gmail.com) was succesful. But the configuration of the work account (sterbi@orfk.police.hu) was not. I've used this accounts since 2013, and I'd reconfigured them so many times, and there wasn't any problem until now. The actually problem is the unreceived verigfication email. I've tried the actions below: - checking email working -> Perfectly works. - checking spam folder -> There is no any mail in the spam folder. - adding accounts@firefox.com to contact list -> Done. I did not get the verification emails. The administrators probably changed the security settings. I cannot log in, I cannot sync. I tried to send you this letter from my work e-mail, but I did not find any support address, just this option. How can I resolve this problem? Thans for your help.

Kind regards,

Adam Sterbinszky

Asked by adamsterbinszky 1 நாள் முன்பு

When I Click Disconnect by Mistake

As the topic says, I click disconnect by mistake. When I log back in, Firefox prompts me that the current device is disconnected. So I couldn't log in.How can I rebind t… (மேலும் படிக்க)

As the topic says, I click disconnect by mistake. When I log back in, Firefox prompts me that the current device is disconnected. So I couldn't log in.How can I rebind the device?

Asked by 1264538441 2 நாட்கள் முன்பு

How Can I Change An Old Defunct Email On a New Device?

Recently, I had to deactivate my old email. Unfortunately, I didn't think to change the email address to my new email before deleting my old one. Now that I have a new co… (மேலும் படிக்க)

Recently, I had to deactivate my old email. Unfortunately, I didn't think to change the email address to my new email before deleting my old one. Now that I have a new computer (Windows 10, same as the old), I can't sync my old Firefox setup to my new setup since I have to verify my account through my old defunct email (impossible to do).

How can I change my Firefox account's email without verifying through the old email address?

Asked by rod.alexander.a 2 நாட்கள் முன்பு

Dual boot (Win7 & openSUSE TW) ZBook-17-G2-Tumbleweed

The machine name ZBook-17-G2-Tumbleweed is not showing in Sync Tabs. Firefox has lost all my tabs a few time in the past 2 weeks and when I opened the sync tab to bring … (மேலும் படிக்க)

The machine name ZBook-17-G2-Tumbleweed is not showing in Sync Tabs. Firefox has lost all my tabs a few time in the past 2 weeks and when I opened the sync tab to bring the tabs back the machine name is not there and all my open tabs are gone.

Firefox 82.0 (64-bit) Operating System: openSUSE Tumbleweed 20201104 KDE Plasma Version: 5.20.2 KDE Frameworks Version: 5.75.0 Qt Version: 5.15.1 Kernel Version: 5.9.1-1-default OS Type: 64-bit Processors: 8 × Intel® Core™ i7-4810MQ CPU @ 2.80GHz Memory: 31.0 GiB of RAM Graphics Processor: Mesa DRI Intel® HD Graphics 4600

Asked by jonzn4SUSE 3 வாரங்களுக்கு முன்பு

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Firefox Locked Account - Email was Returned

I am unable to sync into my firefox account. It says, "The confirmation email we sent to *email address* was returned and we’ve locked your account to protect your Firefo… (மேலும் படிக்க)

I am unable to sync into my firefox account. It says, "The confirmation email we sent to *email address* was returned and we’ve locked your account to protect your Firefox data." According to other threads, one is to wait 24 hours before trying to log in again. It has been more than 24 hours, and I am still unable to access my account.

Any assistance would be appreciated.

Asked by Akarai Ulfren 5 நாட்கள் முன்பு

Firefox does not sync all settings

It seems that Firefox does not sync all settings the way for example Chrome does. In Google chrome one can expect absolutely all settings to sync across browser instances… (மேலும் படிக்க)

It seems that Firefox does not sync all settings the way for example Chrome does. In Google chrome one can expect absolutely all settings to sync across browser instances instantly. In Firefox only parts of the settings are synced. This makes Firefox unreliable and inconvenient because it is not apparent to the user which settings are synced and which are not.

Here is my experience:

- I made a new Firefox account - Signed in - Made sure syncing is on for:

  • Bookmarks
  • Credit cards
  • History
  • Add-ons
  • Logins and password
  • Options

- Added some add-ons, added some bookmarks - Customized the interface - Changed some Settings - Opened a Windows 10 VM - Installed Firefox 83 (so both computers have the same version) - Logged in with my Firefox account - Waited for the sync

So far I can see that my extensions are synced and my bookmarks. However there are some things that don't sync:

- Customization for controls, buttons and toolbars - Default search engine - Alternative search engines - Settings for "Firefox Data Collection and Use"

There might be more settings that don't sync, which I have not tested. Is this behavior expected? If so I might switch back to Chrome. Syncing only certain settings defeats the purpose of syncing, at least for me.

Also is there any list or information about which settings are syncing and which are not?

Asked by 32411844 6 நாட்கள் முன்பு