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Commit 888c8525 authored by Nkep Renate's avatar Nkep Renate

made requested changes on the export and import bookmarks documentation

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> Bookmarks can be transferred from Firefox to Tor Browser. There are two ways to export and import bookmarks in Firefox: [HTML file](https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/export-firefox-bookmarks-to-backup-or-transfer) or JSON file. Remember any custom bridges and search engine additions.
After exporting the data from the browser, follow the above step to import the bookmark file into your Tor Browser.
**Export and Import bookmarks from Tor Browser for Android**
> We can also export Bookmarks from an old version of Tor Browser for Android and import in a new version of the Tor Browser for Android following the steps below.
1. Install a portable Firefox Extended Support Release (esr) which is of the same version used in the "old version" of your Tor Browser on your phone.
2. Drag your old bookmark file (named places.sqlite which can be found in [profile folder.](https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/profiles-where-firefox-stores-user-data)) into the firefox profile. This will replace the new default bookmarks file.
3. Start up the Firefox, open bookmarks manager, then export bookmarks file with the .html extension.
4. Then start current Tor Browser, open bookmarks manager, then import that .html file. Those bookmarks will show up as a folder added at the end of the bookmarks manager tree pane.
- Always place the bookmarks.JSON backup file at a different location so your file could be saved, since the contents of the Tor Browser directory will be cleared when an update occurs.
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- Always place the bookmark.JSON backup file in a different location inorder to save your file. This is because when an update occurs, Tor Browser directory is usually cleared.
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