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Firefox 4 Sync step-by-step

Firefox 4's brand new Sync feature is one of the main attractions of the latest release. It allows you to sync browser data, such as bookmarks, preferences, history, and tabs – but not extensions – across multiple Firefox installations. Here's how it's done...

01 Setting up Sync
Setting up the Sync feature from scratch is a cinch. Choose Tools>Set Up Sync, press the ‘Create a New Account’ button and fill in the required fields.

02 Sync Options
If you don’t want to sync specific data (eg passwords), press the Sync Options button and disable the options you want.

03 Adding a device
If you already have an account, press the Connect button to generate a unique code. On the primary machine (the one you used to create a Sync account), choose Edit>Preferences>Sync, click on the Add Device link and enter the provided code.

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