Ryan asks: I want to reformat my computer. But I am avoiding it because I am afraid I will lose all my Firefox bookmarks. Is there a way by which I can backup my Firefox bookmarks and restore them later too?
Ryan, backing up Firefox bookmarks is a very easy. There are basically three ways by which you can backup your Firefox bookmarks. These are
1: Backing up Firefox Bookmarks as html file.
2: Backing up the Firefox user files.
3: Using an addon.
In this article we will discuss the first method.
How to Backup Firefox Bookmarks as HTML file
Step 1: Load Firefox Browser.
Step 2: Press Ctrl+Shift+B or Click Bookmarks on Menu Bar and then click “Organize Bookmarks”
Step 3: In the pop up window, click on Import and Backup
Step 4: Now Click Export HTML
Step 5: Choose the destination folder and Click Save the html file.
How to Restore Firefox Bookmarks
Steps 1 to 3 are same as above
Step 4: Click Import HTML
Step 5: In the pop up window, select “From and HTML file”, and click Next.
Step 6: Browse and select the HTML file where you took the backup and Click Open. Your Firefox bookmarks will be automatically restored.
This is how you backup and restore your Firefox bookmarks as an HTML file. We will discuss the other two methods in upcoming articles.
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