The following tutorial will teach our readers how to easily backup, restore and sync their Firefox add-ons, bookmarks, passwords, preferences, history and tabs, on all systems!Do you have lots of Firefox add-ons installed? Ever wondered if there's an easy way to backup and restore your Firefox's add-ons, preferences, history, passwords, bookmarks, and even the opened tabs?
Look no further! We have the solution right here, and it is easier than you think. Even if we tested on Ubuntu 10.10, the following tutorial is for Linux, Windows and Macintosh users, and it will teach you how to keep your Firefox extensions, bookmarks, passwords, preferences, history and tabs in sync across multiple computers.
- Open Firefox and go to Tools -> Add-ons.
- Next, go to Siphon's settings and create a new account or login into an existing one. Once logged in, click the "Synchronize" button. Your backed up extensions will be available for installation. And if you are logging in for the first time, they will be backed up.
Firefox Sync was also implemented by default in the upcoming Mozilla Firefox 4 web browser.
If you have questions or problems with the tutorial, do not hesitate to leave a comment!