Want to Export and Import Bookmarks in Firefox?
Here’s a guide presenting methods to export or import bookmarks in Firefox. I have added separate solutions for individuals willing to keep up with their favorite web browser. However, I will only be discussing completing this task on a computer.
Firefox is one of the most favored alternatives to Chrome. It actually has its own add-ons store and provides all the security features, which every internet user dreams of.
Likewise, the bookmarks management is available to all users, you can add or remove any webpage to bookmark, to make it more accessible.
And, if you want to same bookmarks on a different browser or vice versa, you are required to execute the perspective operations, directly from Firefox.
How Do I Export and Import Bookmarks in Firefox?
Time needed: 3 minutes.
Users are required to implement separate methods to execute exporting or importing of bookmarks in Firefox. What’s common in these procedures is that the bookmarks file should in the HTML format, so their web browser can support it.
Let’s dive into the details to get this job done:
- Export Bookmarks in Firefox
From your browser library, you have to export the bookmarks file in HTML, to make them accessible to other browsers.
a. Click on the Hamburger icon (Firefox’s menu).
b. Navigate to Bookmarks and click on Manage Bookmarks.
c. Click on Import and Backup – and select Export Bookmarks in HTML.
d. Choose the file destination of your choice and click on the Save button.
- Import Bookmarks in Firefox
Importing bookmarks from Firefox requires the execution of a procedure to help you only import the bookmarks file in HTML.
a. Launch Firefox and click on the Menu button.
b. Select Bookmarks and hit Manage Bookmarks.
c. Navigate to Import and Backup menu.
d. Click on Import Bookmarks from HTML.
e. Select a bookmarks file and click on the Open button.
Yes, Mozilla Firefox allows every user to export bookmarks to the device’s storage. Though the exported files are within HTML format, so there’s no difficulty in importing them, in the future.
You need to first export Firefox bookmarks on your computer and then transfer the exported to your new PC. For that, you can either email the saved HTML file or transfer it via USB, as you please.
All your Firefox bookmarks are saved in the library section, by default. But if you export them, you get to decide the folder destination of your choice.
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