Friday, July 1, 2011

Synchronize Bookmarks in Firefox

Many computer users find themselves on multiple computers throughout the course of the day, from the home-based PC to a work desktop to a laptop. The constant computer switching makes it difficult to keep your bookmarks up to date and in sync. Fortunately, most modern Web browsers include built-in bookmark sync tools that can ensure you always have access to your bookmarks, no matter what computer you are using. If you use multiple different Web browsers, there are tools that offer cross-browser support.

This article will help you to Synchronize Bookmarks in IE.

  1. Launch Firefox.
  2. Select "Tools" and then "Add-ons."
  3. Click "Get Add-ons."
  4. Type "Firefox Sync" into the search box and press "Enter."
  5. Click "Add to Firefox" and then restart the browser. This will install the Firefox Sync browser extension. The extension keeps your Firefox information synchronized across computers.
  6. Click "I never used Sync before" when the Firefox Sync Setup window launches.
  7. Create your Firefox sync account by entering a user name, password and email address and then click "Next."
  8. Enter a secret phase to secure your account and then click "Next."
  9. Enter a name for your computer and select the items you wish to synchronize and then click "Next."
  10. Answer the catchpa and then click "Next."
  11. Click "Finish" to complete set up and synchronize your Firefox bookmarks.
  12. Install the extension on additional computers to keep Firefox synced across different computers.