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  1. psyxologos

    psyxologos Well-Known Member
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    As above really. Is it possible to import my firefox bookmarks to my Desire? If so, how? Many thanks in advance!
     

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  2. anoniemouse

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    If i remember reading correctly, you need the firefox browser installed from market place. The option will then become available to you.
     
  3. psyxologos

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    Many thanks. I will have a go!
     
  4. lekky

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    There isn't a firefox browser on the market...!
     
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  5. snowmobile

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    I've found a useful little app called LinkPush which will send web links from your pc browser through to your phone. You have to do them one at a time though.

    Before I found that I used to add the links I wanted to a draft email and access them on my phone via that.
     
  6. Pojken

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  7. psyxologos

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    worked a treat. Thanks
     
  8. Scary

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    Firefox saves it's bookmarks as an HTML file called bookmarks.html. You can just copy that over to your phone and then use that as a page of links
     
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  9. Pojken

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    Personally, I find it easier to use Xmarks. It syncs over several computers and can be used through the web. I set my homepage to Xmarks and all my bookmarks are there.

    Tim

    (And there is an app for Xmarks, but I haven't tried it.)
     
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  10. psyxologos

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    Thanks. I have been using xmarks in firefox but I had not thought about it.
     
  11. psyxologos

    psyxologos Well-Known Member
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    Edit: I get to the log in page, i input my user name and password but it does nothing. It just stays in the log in page... Please help!
     
  12. Pojken

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    Login of what? Xmarks? Go to the corner where it says My Bookmarks and click on that (yeah, the interface of the login page is bad).

    Then just bookmark that page and/or set it as your homepage.

    Tim
     
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  13. psyxologos

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    Done it. Works great. Many thanks!
     
  14. gd123

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    What Xmarks apps are you using and is it free or paid?

    Only free I can find is Xmarks sync free bydebueb but seems restricted to10 bookmarks
     
  15. psyxologos

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    No, I am using 'normal' xmarks and it gives me the whole file, about 5000 pages.
     
  16. Pojken

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    I don't think he's using the app, but rather the webpage. Xmarks

    I haven't tried the paid app yet. If anyone has, let me know how it works. Edit: Looks like it doesn't do folders (the app) and that's a no-go. I've too many bookmarks to just lay them out without folders.

    Tim
     
  17. jmt9779

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    Gravy! That is exactly what I just did :)

    (I looked into the app... The free version is limited to 10 bookmarks and the paid version is unlimited but some of the reviews claim is doesn't do folders. With the method Tim mentioned above, you get everything organized just as it is on your computer.)
     
  18. Cornflake

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    The later versions don't, although you could still export them as html from within Firefox.
     
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