Windows 10: Firefox Tip, transferring profiles from a old pc

Discus and support Firefox Tip, transferring profiles from a old pc in Browsers and Email to solve the problem; If you are coming from a old pc and need to transfer your old profiles try this. Go to your old pc Press Windows + R to open the run command... Discussion in 'Browsers and Email' started by timmyriggie, Jan 13, 2021 at 4:42 AM.

  1. Firefox Tip, transferring profiles from a old pc


    If you are coming from a old pc and need to transfer your old profiles try this.

    Go to your old pc

    Press Windows + R to open the run command

    type%appdata%

    Go to the mozilla folder

    Click Firefox

    and Profiles

    Copy the folder(s) if you have more than one folder

    Make a folder on the desktop. Paste on Desktop in the folder for example using control v


    To add those profiles to a new pc

    Paste the profiles you copied from the old pc on a thumb drive/external hard drive

    Once that is done

    Install firefox as normal

    To transfer the new profiles do these steps

    There's many different methods but this easier

    Press Windows + R to open the run command

    Type firefox (or firefox.exe) -p

    You see choose user profile

    There is a default folder. Leave this be
    Click create profile
    Make a name if you want
    Click choose folder
    There should be the default folder only
    Find the folder you created on the desktop
    And paste it in that folder
    Once complete, you see all data intact. You may have to key in the passwords again on newer firefox.

    Hope this helps

    If this is in the wrong section, feel free to move

    :)
     

  2. Firefox Tip, transferring profiles from a old pc

    If you are coming from a old pc and need to transfer your old profiles try this.

    Go to your old pc

    Press Windows + R to open the run command

    type%appdata%

    Go to the mozilla folder

    Click Firefox

    and Profiles

    Copy the folder(s) if you have more than one folder

    Make a folder on the desktop. Paste on Desktop in the folder for example using control v


    To add those profiles to a new pc

    Paste the profiles you copied from the old pc on a thumb drive/external hard drive

    Once that is done

    Install firefox as normal

    To transfer the new profiles do these steps

    There's many different methods but this easier

    Press Windows + R to open the run command

    Type firefox (or firefox.exe) -p

    You see choose user profile

    There is a default folder. Leave this be
    Click create profile
    Make a name if you want
    Click choose folder
    There should be the default folder only
    Find the folder you created on the desktop
    And paste it in that folder
    Once complete, you see all data intact. You may have to key in the passwords again on newer firefox.

    Hope this helps

    If this is in the wrong section, feel free to move
     
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    Firefox Tip, transferring profiles from a old pc

    And that Firefox Help article was written for your case as much as for other cases.

    Denis
     
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