How would I go about copying my bookmarks from my old phone to my new one

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How would I go about copying my bookmarks from my old phone to my new one

Postby Bohandas » Mon Jul 17, 2017 7:05 am

Step-by-step how would I go about copying my bookmarks from my old phone to my new one? Is there any way to do this?

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Re: How would I go about copying my bookmarks from my old phone to my new one

Postby Moonchild » Wed Jul 19, 2017 12:04 am

I think the easiest way would be by using Sync.
  1. Install Pale Moon on a desktop PC
  2. Set up a Sync account in it with your e-mail address and a chosen password (don't forget it!)
  3. Use the "easy setup" method to pair both phones to the desktop installation
    http://www.palemoon.org/sync/help/easy-setup.shtml
  4. Synchronize!
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Re: How would I go about copying my bookmarks from my old phone to my new one

Postby Bohandas » Fri Jul 21, 2017 4:49 pm

and that'll still let me keep my desktop bookmarks seperate?

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Re: How would I go about copying my bookmarks from my old phone to my new one

Postby CraigPD » Fri Jul 21, 2017 7:07 pm

Affirmative. Anything added (synced) to desktop bookmarks are contained in a Mobile Bookmarks subheading.

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Re: How would I go about copying my bookmarks from my old phone to my new one

Postby Bohandas » Sun Oct 08, 2017 5:56 pm

The new phone initially seemed to download the synced bookmarks from the old phone, but now it only seems to be able to access my desktop bookmarks. Help.

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Re: How would I go about copying my bookmarks from my old phone to my new one

Postby Moonchild » Sun Oct 08, 2017 8:02 pm

Considering it was over 2 months since your last post, I thought this was solved. Are you still synchronizing the old phone? If not, then that would be why: Pale Moon sync is not a backup server; it's for synchronizing data between actively-used installations.
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Re: How would I go about copying my bookmarks from my old phone to my new one

Postby Bohandas » Sun Oct 08, 2017 9:49 pm

(This is a new new phone. The last one was a lemon and broke before I got around to synchronizing it with the old phone)

So you're saying that I should disconnect the old phone from the sync account now that it's been connected once in order to get the old phone's bookmarks onto my new phone?

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Re: How would I go about copying my bookmarks from my old phone to my new one

Postby Moonchild » Mon Oct 09, 2017 6:09 am

No, I was saying that for Sync to work, you have to have both phones linked, and you have to make sure you use both phones -- if you stop actively using the old phone, then the Sync server will eventually stop carrying its data, and the new phone will no longer see it.

If there's an issue and it doesn't work right now, you can always try un-linking and re-adding the phone you don't see the bookmarks of, to force a synchronization and refresh of the device on the server.
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Re: How would I go about copying my bookmarks from my old phone to my new one

Postby Bohandas » Wed Oct 11, 2017 6:28 am

Is there any way to download the data permanently?

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Re: How would I go about copying my bookmarks from my old phone to my new one

Postby Bohandas » Sun Oct 15, 2017 12:41 am

I tried unlinking and readding a couple of times, I still don't see the bookmarks on the other phone.


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