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Firefox - Export Bookmarks to Safari

You can export your Firefox bookmarks for use in other browsers. This article shows you how to export your Firefox bookmarks and import them into Safari.

Table of Contents

  • Exporting bookmarks from Firefox
  • Importing bookmarks into Safari

Exporting bookmarks from Firefox

  1. Click the library icon , then click Bookmarks. Scroll to the bottom and click Show all Bookmarks.

  2. From the toolbar on the Library window, click import and backup icon Import and Backup and choose Export Bookmarks to HTML....
  3. In the Export Bookmarks File window that opens, choose a location to save the file, which is named bookmarks.html by default. The desktop is usually a good spot, but any place that is easy to remember will work.
  4. Click the Save button. The Export Bookmarks File window will close.
  5. Close the Library window.

Your bookmarks are successfully exported from Firefox, to import them into Safari proceed to the next section.

Importing bookmarks into Safari

  1. Start Safari
  2. On the menu bar, click on the File menu and choose Import Bookmarks....

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  3. Find the file you saved from Firefox and click Import.

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Click on the Bookmarks menu to ensure all of your bookmarks have been successfully imported. 

If you have any questions, come by the Help Desk at Hardman & Jacobs Undergraduate Learning Center Room 105, call 646-1840, or email us at

Keywords:Firefox - Export Bookmarks to Safari web browser internet   Doc ID:82303
Owner:John B.Group:New Mexico State University
Created:2018-05-16 13:07 MDTUpdated:2018-05-16 14:24 MDT
Sites:New Mexico State University
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