How to set up Firefox Sync (video)

Weave Sync's setup was simple but buggy. Now renamed as Firefox Sync, Mozilla's in-house syncing tool for Firefox works much better, but requires more steps to get going. We walk you through the process in this How To video from CNET TV.

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The world first knew it as Weave Sync, but Mozilla has moved Firefox's in-house synchronization project out of its Labs, calling it Firefox Sync to emphasize its connection to the browser and hint at its importance for the future.

The upcoming Firefox 4 will have the add-on's syncing features baked in, but why wait? Download the add-on and check out how Firefox Sync matches up your preferences, bookmarks, passwords, history, and open tabs in this How To video.

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Set up Firefox Sync

The world first knew it as Weave Sync, but Mozilla has moved Firefox's in-house synchronization project out of its Labs, giving it a new name. Check out how Firefox Sync, which will be included in Firefox 4, matches up your preferences, bookmarks, passwords, history, and open tabs in this How To video.

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Senior writer Seth Rosenblatt covered Google and security for CNET News, with occasional forays into tech and pop culture. Formerly a CNET Reviews senior editor for software, he has written about nearly every category of software and app available.

 

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