Easy Steps To Backup And Restore Firefox Bookmarks

Like any other data, bookmarks can get mislaid because of some hardware or software issues. Hence it becomes significant that one should be acquainted with backing up of bookmarks and restoring them whenever they are required. 

Providentially, Mozilla Firefox has a perfect way, which is a nice addon called Xmarks for saving and retrieving bookmarks. However, there may be a circumstance when Firefox does not work suitably. In such case, it is also crucial to know where Firefox stores bookmarks so that they can be reinstate anytime.

Backing up in recent versions of Firefox:

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox.
  2. Clack Bookmarks and then on the Organize Bookmarks.
  3. After that click on Export HTML or Click Import and Backup and then Backup.
  4. Type the filename you desire to save the file as and the destination and then clack the Save button.



Recovering bookmarks in current versions of Firefox:

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox.
  2. Click on Bookmarks and then Organize Bookmarks.
  3. Then click on Import and Backup.
  4. If the file is with JSON extension, click on Restore and then choose file. If the file is an .HTM/.HTML file or any other browser file, then click on Import HTML by using the import wizard.



Other versions of Firefox backup:

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox.
  2. Click Bookmarks and then Manage Bookmarks.
  3. In the Bookmarks Manager window click File and choose Export.
  4. By default your bookmarks file will be called bookmarks.html. Choose the location you wish to save the bookmark.


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