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Sync doesn't work between Windows, Linux, and Android

I recently switched to Firefox from Chrome. I imported all the bookmarks and passwords from Chrome into Firefox on Windows. Next, I installed it on Linux and later on And… (funda kabanzi)

I recently switched to Firefox from Chrome. I imported all the bookmarks and passwords from Chrome into Firefox on Windows.

Next, I installed it on Linux and later on Android. The sync is not working properly that is what I noticed. Basically I have all the data on my Windows PC Firefox. It is not syncing between other devices, that will be my notebook running Linux and my Android Phone.

I read other similar question son the forum and did a Google search as well. I already did re-install a few times to no avail.

Here is the log from "about:sync-log" : https://paste.ee/p/5e57H

How do I fix this?

Asked by sul007 2 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 2 izinyanga ezidlule

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Sync failed - links recoverable?

repost from there, here its probably more appropriate: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1391582 In the meantime I figured out that sent tabs apparently only re… (funda kabanzi)

repost from there, here its probably more appropriate: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1391582 In the meantime I figured out that sent tabs apparently only remain on the server for 60 days and that there is probably no log, even offline. But no definitive answer. And my feature request still remains for a history of sent tabs.

Dear Mozilla Team,

during the recent weeks I was away from my main PC and primarily used my iphone to browse the web. Every now and then I sent a link to the PC using Safari's share and the integrated send to function of Firefox for iOS. This usually worked really well, even when my PC was powered off. When I got back home and started my PC, sync would take forever, but was then interupted and all further tries to sync (hoping to get those tabs eventually) failed.

My question is if there is a log file of all those links that are sent to different devices? I believe there has to be one given that Mozilla's servers are being used and tabs (usually) arrive on powered-off devices following a request to the server.

If there is, please tell me how to access it/send it to me. If there is not, please take this as a feature request (a sent links history being gathered locally as part of the wider Firefox profile maybe and as a viewable list of all shared tabs for all devices so that tabs can still be sent to single devices but also accessed from others, similar to how tabs can be accessed from all synced devices).

xxhen

Asked by xxhen 1 inyanga edlule

Last reply by Paul 1 inyanga edlule

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my saved information is gone

hello and good day to whom ever this massage gets to. I just updated my windows at my work pc and all my programs were deleted and so I got signed out of all my accounts… (funda kabanzi)

hello and good day to whom ever this massage gets to.

I just updated my windows at my work pc and all my programs were deleted and so I got signed out of all my accounts. I reinstalled firefox and tried to sign in but because its been a while I couldn't remember my password and had to reset it. but after all this and when I finally got into my account (with the same email address I was using until now) no matter how many times I click sync, nothing gets added to my bookmarks, history, passwords, etc.

then I checked with one on my phone to see whether that was working or not, and that was signed out as well and asks me to sign in again. I've been using this browser for years now and have many save information on this account I CAN'T LOSE ALL THAT. the primary account was on my laptop which is at home and currently I am terrified of turning that on and finding everything's gone again. please help me get my info back. I can't remember years of saved bookmarks and passwords.

Asked by Maika 1 inyanga edlule

Answered by Paul 1 inyanga edlule

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Sync not working and stuck on loading forever

Hello, I have problems making the sync feature work on my Laptop+Android device. On my laptop, the "synchronize now" feature seems to work, but after ending doesn't actua… (funda kabanzi)

Hello, I have problems making the sync feature work on my Laptop+Android device. On my laptop, the "synchronize now" feature seems to work, but after ending doesn't actually update my open pages. On my Android device it's even worse, it gets stuck on loading forever and never syncrhonizes anything. I had read that other synchronization features like history, bookmarks etc. might be the problem because they require a lot of time, so I kept them out of my synchronization. Even after that, the problem is still present on both my PC and my Smartphone

Asked by fil.hip 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by fil.hip 1 unyaka odlule

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Two Different Firefox account but the Same email address

I have Firefox browsers installed both on my Linux computer and Windows computer, but however, one of them is downloaded from firefox.com.cn(Chinese version) and the othe… (funda kabanzi)

I have Firefox browsers installed both on my Linux computer and Windows computer, but however, one of them is downloaded from firefox.com.cn(Chinese version) and the other is from mozilla.org(English version). I signed up a Firefox account at the Chinese version Firefox browser and only found that it was impossible(at that time) to login in the English version Firefox browser. I clicked signed up at that time and I ended up with having TWO independent Firefox account but however they do share the SAME email address, and they cannot sync together of course. I just wanna sync my Firefox browsers... plz help, thank you

Asked by xenonhydride 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by xenonhydride 1 unyaka odlule

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Remote Tech Chat Window left open, main window with 1200 synced tabs closed, need synced tabs back

A remote tech was logged in to my machine and had a chat window (Firefox window) opened. My main Firefox window was also opened as it always is. My main firefox window h… (funda kabanzi)

A remote tech was logged in to my machine and had a chat window (Firefox window) opened. My main Firefox window was also opened as it always is. My main firefox window had approximately 1200 tabs that were synced and have been opening when I open firefox for more than a year. Most of these tabs were very important. Well the main Firefox window was closed with the secondary chat window still opened. Just like that, my massively important 1200 synced tabs were gone!!! Can someone please tell me how to recover them. The tech did open a few blank tabs once i pointed out what had been done. How can I recover all of those tabs?

Secondly, can a synced tab session be saved (or backed up) as you used to be able to do in the early days of tabs / session manager?

And finally, I need to have my internal drive replaced, is there some way that I can save my open / synced tabs for restoring on new drive after windows reload? Thank you

Asked by Johnny 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by cor-el 1 unyaka odlule

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Updated sites from Firefox Sync on other computers not showing up

Good morning, Hope this finds you all well and safe with 2021 well here. I got wondering about this hence me posting this to see about why the Firefox synced tabs informa… (funda kabanzi)

Good morning,

Hope this finds you all well and safe with 2021 well here. I got wondering about this hence me posting this to see about why the Firefox synced tabs information which I have my other laptops connected to my account doesn't have the updated sites shown or anything relevant to not having any tabs open since I don't have Firefox open on one of my other laptops but see an open webpage under Sync for it. Hope this makes sense for you to help out so I can see how to get around this if anything. Thank you. Hope to hear from one of you. Have a good day and stay safe.

Asked by Anduma22 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 unyaka odlule

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My account locked!

https://support.mozilla.org/ko/kb/accounts-blocked I haven't received the verification email because my email is dormant. When I unlock the dormant email and click the Re… (funda kabanzi)

https://support.mozilla.org/ko/kb/accounts-blocked

I haven't received the verification email because my email is dormant.

When I unlock the dormant email and click the Resend button, the account is locked and it cannot be synced.

Asked by wnrdmadmlaneh 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by Mad Maks 1 unyaka odlule

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Account is Locked

There was a problem with my email account, and in the process Firefox locked my account because the email bounced. Now the problem is resolved, but my account is still lo… (funda kabanzi)

There was a problem with my email account, and in the process Firefox locked my account because the email bounced. Now the problem is resolved, but my account is still locked.

I can't find the right place to ask for help. I'm hoping this is the right place.

Asked by furkan.uzumcu 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by cor-el 1 unyaka odlule

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Individual Sync Settings

Hello, is it possible to have individual sync settings for different instances of Firefox? In my case I would like to sync passwords only between my desktop instances and… (funda kabanzi)

Hello,

is it possible to have individual sync settings for different instances of Firefox? In my case I would like to sync passwords only between my desktop instances and not to my android instance. But every time when I deselect the password sync option on Android it is also deactivated on all other instances. Having the passwords synced to Android is, in my opinion, a security issuse since the Android version of Firefox does not require any unlock procedure (password, pin, pattern, fingerprint, ...) before the stored paswords and log-in data can be used.

Best regards, Heiko

Asked by MrZeroPercent_659466216 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by FredMcD 1 unyaka odlule

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Extensions

I installed Firefox onto my third device, and it synced my data, including my extensions. The only thing is, they don't show up in my tool bar like they do on my other de… (funda kabanzi)

I installed Firefox onto my third device, and it synced my data, including my extensions. The only thing is, they don't show up in my tool bar like they do on my other devices. I tried several different things, but the icons for the extensions don't even show up in the customization tab. They don't autofill or work at all, despite saying that they are installed and active.

Asked by gocoda 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 unyaka odlule

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You mean one must sync Firefox on other devices

I do not intend to sync Firefox on my phone or iPad. My computer is the best and only place where I use Firefox. It seems completely unneccessary for you to keep sending … (funda kabanzi)

I do not intend to sync Firefox on my phone or iPad. My computer is the best and only place where I use Firefox. It seems completely unneccessary for you to keep sending me notices about that as if I were a totally new user every time I log in on my Firefox. I prefer using Firefox, my guide on Internet, and I use it all day. I have already insured you I have the latest version. Is that okay for you too? /Irma Ridbäck now 80 yrs!

Asked by irma.ridback 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by Wesley Branton 1 unyaka odlule

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Did a system restore and firefox was rzemoved from my windows 7 computer, had pword saved but now it's gone

I did a system restore because I thought an update had messed up some things, specifically I could not sign in to a site I use regularly because I would get a black scree… (funda kabanzi)

I did a system restore because I thought an update had messed up some things, specifically I could not sign in to a site I use regularly because I would get a black screen and a message stating that "Northern Tool" is not currently available in your country. I had been using a vpn but it was set for a U.S. city and both I and the website are in the U.S. also. After system restore for a time only 2 days prior, my Firefox was apparently removed from my computer and all history of it. Now I am having trouble re-installing and using sync to get back my saved stuff. This is all on another PC with Windows 7.

Asked by BOB 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 unyaka odlule

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import logins

I exported logins (to .csv) before re-installing win 10 but now there does'nt seem to be any way of importing them back into Firefox. I must be missing something obvious… (funda kabanzi)

I exported logins (to .csv) before re-installing win 10 but now there does'nt seem to be any way of importing them back into Firefox. I must be missing something obvious?

Asked by roger.drew8 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 unyaka odlule

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Sync is not working completely (logs included)

I have reinstalled the OS on my lap top and after a successful login to my account I am unable to sync everything from the account. The logs can be found in: https://cont… (funda kabanzi)

I have reinstalled the OS on my lap top and after a successful login to my account I am unable to sync everything from the account. The logs can be found in: https://controlc.com/8afabe84

I have the same account set on two different devices (My desktop PC and my android phone, this device I am trying to sync is the third one) and both those device were synced long time ago.

I tried with another profile which I am using for my work related stuff, still no success. First I tried syncing on Ubuntu 20.10 and then installed on Ubuntu 20.04(currently) but it is without success.

I need to sync to this device the bookmarks, extensions, saved logins, etc... Currently I do not have my other PC to export this stuff, please help.

Some of the thing in the logs:

1618133031444 Sync.Service DEBUG Exception calling WrappedLock: LockException: Could not acquire lock. Label: "service.js: login".(resource://services-sync/util.js:62:5) JS Stack trace: LockException@util.js:62:5 throwLockException@util.js:148:11 WrappedLock@util.js:162:15 WrappedCatch@util.js:133:27 login@service.js:1049:66 sync/<@service.js:1327:26 WrappedCatch@util.js:133:27 sync@service.js:1335:7


1618133047237 Sync.Resource WARN GET request to https://sync-1-us-west1-g.sync.services.mozilla.com/1.5/167262145/info/collections failed: [Exception... "The connection has timed out" nsresult: "0x804b000e (NS_ERROR_NET_TIMEOUT)" location: "<unknown>" data: no] No traceback available 1618133047237 Sync.Service DEBUG verifyLogin failed: [Exception... "The connection has timed out" nsresult: "0x804b000e (NS_ERROR_NET_TIMEOUT)" location: "<unknown>" data: no] No traceback available 1618133047238 Sync.Status DEBUG Status.login: success.login => error.login.reason.network 1618133047238 Sync.Status DEBUG Status.service: success.status_ok => error.login.failed 1618133047238 Sync.Status DEBUG Status.login: error.login.reason.network => error.login.reason.network 1618133047238 Sync.Status DEBUG Status.service: error.login.failed => error.login.failed 1618133047238 Sync.ErrorHandler ERROR Sync encountered a login error 1618133047239 Sync.SyncScheduler DEBUG Clearing sync triggers and the global score. 1618133047241 Sync.SyncScheduler DEBUG Next sync in 3600000 ms. (why=schedule) 1618133047242 Sync.Service DEBUG Exception calling WrappedLock: Error: Login failed: error.login.reason.network(resource://services-sync/service.js:1038:15) JS Stack trace: onNotify@service.js:1038:15 1618133047242 Sync.Service DEBUG Not syncing: login returned false.

Asked by Nikola Lozanovski 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by Nikola Lozanovski 1 unyaka odlule

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Creating separate Firefox profiles on different user accounts

Hello, I am wondering it this is possible - I have a Windows 10 laptop that needs to be upgraded to V202H and I am told that the upgrade will probably delete all of my cu… (funda kabanzi)

Hello,

I am wondering it this is possible - I have a Windows 10 laptop that needs to be upgraded to V202H and I am told that the upgrade will probably delete all of my current programs and settings - including my Firefox install and all bookmarks. To help recover from that, I wanted to know if it would be possible to set up an alternate Firefox in a not often used local account on my Windows 7 laptop and then sync the two so that after the upgrade, I can download Firefox again onto the Win 10 laptop and then sync it back so that I can get all of my bookmarks and settings for FF back onto the Win 10 laptop.

I don't want to sync it with the Firefox that I use in my regular Win 7 user account since that has a separate set of bookmarks and settings that I wouldn't want to change. I just wanted a way to "hold" all of the Win 10 Firefox stuff and "reinstall" it, and had thought that sync might be a way to do that.

If that won't work, is there a way to transfer the entire FF profile over to a new install on that laptop once it is upgraded?

Thanks for any help! Much appreciated!

Asked by TaylorNorth2 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 unyaka odlule

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Choose where to store my information

I would like to be able to choose where Sync stores my information. Because it might contain sensitive personal information, people should want to have control over where… (funda kabanzi)

I would like to be able to choose where Sync stores my information. Because it might contain sensitive personal information, people should want to have control over where exactly the data is stored. Right now it seems to be stored in some magical cloud service somewhere in the universe.

So for example, I might want to store it as a file on my GDrive, or as a digest in my Github account, or upload a file to my own server somehow.

For personal information storage, it is absolutely vital that it doesn't go to place where I don't want it to be, and a place that I have a reasonable level of control over.

So, million dollar question: how can I set this up?

Asked by thany 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by TyDraniu 1 unyaka odlule

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Firefox Sync'd setting caused lost session

Hi, I had logged onto my Firefox sync account and shutdown my computer with "clear Firefox history on close" activated and can't recover my session even looking through … (funda kabanzi)

Hi,

I had logged onto my Firefox sync account and shutdown my computer with "clear Firefox history on close" activated and can't recover my session even looking through my profiles folder for .jsonlz4 files.

Does this just clear my local history or is the sync'd history irrecoverable? (It seems like it is)

I've tried using window's file recovery tool to scan for the deleted files on my SSD but after reviewing the files with a hex editor, a huge top portion was zero'd out. Is this to do with TRIM or the data recovery tool just not picking up the right sectors?

Asked by TechieWasteLAN 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by cor-el 1 unyaka odlule