Frequently Asked Questions

FireFox: Backup/Restore Firefox Bookmarks
Last Updated 3 years ago

Backup and restore

Manual backup

  1. Click the Library button 57 library icon , then click Bookmarks. Scroll to the bottom and click Show all Bookmarks.
  2. In the Library window, click the Import and Backup button and then select Backup....

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  3. In the Bookmarks backup filename window that opens, choose a location to save the file, which is named bookmarks-"date".json by default. The desktop is usually a good spot, but any place that is easy to remember will work.
  4. Save the bookmarks json file. The Bookmarks backup filename window will close and then you can close the Library window.
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Restoring from backups

Caution: Restoring bookmarks from a backup will overwrite your current set of bookmarks with the ones in the backup file.
  1. Click the Library button 57 library icon , then click Bookmarks. Scroll to the bottom and click Show all Bookmarks.
  2. In the Library window, click the Import and Backup button and then select Restore.

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  3. Select the backup from which you want to restore:
    • The dated entries are automatic backups.
    • Choose File... lets you restore from a manual backup (see above).
  4. After choosing a backup, your bookmarks from that file will be restored. Close the Library window.

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