Firefox lets you easily import bookmarks and other data from Google Chrome. This article gives you step-by-step instructions for getting it done.
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Start the Firefox import process
Use one of these methods to import your data into Firefox from Google Chrome:
Import from Firefox Settings
Starting in Firefox version 113, you can import your Google Chrome bookmarks and other data from the Firefox Settings panel:
- In the Menu bar at the top of the screen, click and then select or , depending on your macOS version.Click the menu button and select .
- In the
The Import Wizard will open. From here, you can choose the Google Chrome profile and the data you wish to import (see below).
Import from the Library window
You can import data from Google Chrome into Firefox from the Bookmarks Library window:
- Click the Firefox menu button to open the menu panel. Click
- From the toolbar in the Library window, click and choose . This will open the Import Wizard.
- Tip: Another way to import from another browser is to enable the Menu bar (press Alt on the keyboard to enable it temporarily), click in Menu bar at the top of the screen and select .
Choose data and complete the import
- In the Import Wizard that appears, select the Chrome profile and the data you wish to import.
- To choose the data you want to import, click on the
button. Once you've made your selection, click on to kick off the import process.
- Note: The Payment methods option enables you to import payment methods saved in Chrome to Firefox.
- All set! Click
- The import process will transfer the following data to Firefox:
to wrap up the import.
- Bookmarks: Web pages you have saved in your bookmarks.
- Saved passwords: Your usernames and passwords.
- Browsing history: Information on the sites you have visited.
- Extensions: Chrome extensions that match similar Firefox versions.
- Form autofill data: Information you use to populate online forms.
- Payment methods: Payment methods saved in Chrome.
Because Chrome defaults to saving bookmarks in its bookmarks toolbar, you should be able to find your imported bookmarks in a folder named From Google Chrome in the Firefox Bookmarks Toolbar. The Bookmarks Toolbar may be hidden. To show the Bookmarks Toolbar:
- Click the menu button , click and choose .
- Click the Toolbars dropdown menu at the bottom of the screen and select
- The Bookmarks Toolbar can be set to , , or .
- Click .
Complete imported extensions installation
Starting in Firefox version 116, you can import extensions from Google Chrome. When you import your data from Chrome to Firefox, we aim to provide a smooth transition for your extensions by carefully matching the most-used Chrome add-ons to similar Firefox versions. The import process focuses on finding comparable Firefox extensions that:
- Are created by the same developer.
- Have updated in the last six months.
- Are approved and recommended on AMO.
- Offer equivalent functionality.
This ensures we transfer over optimized extensions that integrate securely and reliably into your Firefox browser. After importing your data, there are just a couple steps to finalize the installation of your new Firefox extensions:
- Click the menu button in the top-right corner.
- Select Finalize the installation of your imported add-ons from the menu.
That's it! The compatible extensions you imported from Chrome will finish installing.
- To import passwords from a CSV file, see Import login and password data from a file.
- To import bookmarks from an HTML file, see Import Bookmarks from an HTML file.
- To import your information from another browser, see Import data from another browser.
- To learn more about customizing Firefox, see Customize Firefox controls, buttons and toolbars.
- For more information on using bookmarks in Firefox, see Bookmarks in Firefox.