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How do I import old Firefox data to new Firefox?

How do I import old Firefox data to new Firefox?

Copying files between profile folders

  1. Open your profile folder:
  2. Click the Firefox menu and select Exit.
  3. Right-clickHold down the control key while you click on a file you want to copy and choose Copy.
  4. Open the new Firefox profile folder as explained in step 1, above.

How do I import from an old Firefox profile?

Launch Run Utility

  1. Launch Run Utility.
  2. The very first step is to close Mozilla Firefox. On your keyboard, press and hold the Windows button and the X button.
  3. Open Firefox Profile Folder.
  4. In the bar, type “%APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\”.
  5. Transfer Folder.
  6. You can now transfer the folder to a new computer.

Where is my old Firefox data folder?


  1. Click the Windows Start button. The Start menu will open.
  2. In the Search box at the bottom of the Start menu, type: %APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\
  3. Click on the profile folder you wish to open (it will open in a window).

What do I do with old Firefox data?

Once you are sure you no longer have need of the old profile, you can remove it if you want. The “Old Firefox Data” folder is created when the browser is refreshed. It contains the original profile you were using before the refresh. If anything seems wrong or missing, you might be able to recover what you want from it.

How do I restore my old Firefox bookmarks?

Click Bookmarks and then click the BookmarksManage Bookmarks bar at the bottom. Import and Backup button and then select Restore. Select the backup from which you want to restore: The dated entries are automatic bookmark backups.

How do I restore Firefox?

When you select Restore Previous Session from the Firefox menu

  1. Click the menu button. on the right side of your toolbar.
  2. Click History and then select Restore Previous Session.

How do I restore Firefox bookmarks from old Firefox data?

* Open Firefox and click on Bookmarks in the tool bar.

  1. Click on Show All Bookmarks.
  2. Click on Import and Backup.
  3. Click on Import Bookmarks from HTML.
  4. Locate this file, highlight it and click on Open button.
  5. Click on “Bookmarks” on your Firefox tool bar to make sure your bookmarks are restored.

How do I restore my Firefox bookmarks and Backup?

How do I move my Firefox bookmarks to a new computer?

Export Firefox bookmarks to an HTML file to back up or transfer…

  1. Click on the menu button to open the menu panel.
  2. From the toolbar on the Library window, click.
  3. In the Export Bookmarks File window that opens, choose a location to save the file, which is named bookmarks.
  4. Click the Save button.

Can I safely delete old Firefox data folder?

If you are not interested in files from that era, you can delete them. If the files in the folder are not updating — for example, look at ”’places.

How do I import my Firefox bookmarks?

Click Bookmarks and then click the BookmarksManage Bookmarks bar at the bottom. Import and Backup and choose Import Bookmarks from HTML…. Within the Import Bookmarks File window that opens, navigate to the bookmarks HTML file you are importing and select the file. Click the Open button.

How do I get my old bookmarks back?

In your Chrome browser, click the Chrome menu icon and go to Bookmarks > Bookmark Manager. Click the menu icon beside search bar and click “Import Bookmarks”. Select the HTML file that contains your bookmarks. Your bookmarks should now be imported back to Chrome.

Why is there an old Firefox data folder on my Desktop?

If you have an “Old Firefox Data” folder on your desktop then you must have used the “Reset Firefox” feature, either from the Help -> Troubleshooting Information page , as shown in the screenshot in this article, or from the Firefox Safe Mode window, shown here.

Is there a way to restore old Firefox addons?

Glad to help, happy surfing. 🙂 For reference: as of Firefox Quantum (57) and ”on Windows”, the Firefox installer may offer to restore default settings and remove old add-ons when an older copy is detected, which is similar to refreshing Firefox (possibly creating the folder).

How do I recover data from an old Firefox profile?

It is possible to recover data from the old profile, but be cautious not to copy corrupted files to avoid carrying over problems. You can use this button to go to the currently used Firefox profile folder: Help > Troubleshooting Information > Profile Directory: Show Folder (Linux: Open Directory; Mac: Show in Finder)

How do I get to the Firefox profile folder?

Under the page logo on the left side you will see ”’Application Basics.”’ Under this find ”’Profile Folder.”’ To it’s right press the button ”’Show Folder.”’ This will open your file browser to the current Firefox profile. Now ”’Close Firefox.”’ You can use this button to go to the current Firefox profile folder: