How to sync Firefox 4 to Android

Android users, Firefox is making a major play to be your go-to browser. You can now sync all kinds of settings, open tabs, bookmarks, and passwords between Firefox 4 on your PC and Firefox 4 on your Android. Here's how it's done.

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If any single feature in the new Firefox 4 could be described as "killer," it's Firefox Sync. Originally launched as a buggy add-on called Mozilla Weave several years ago, it now comes baked directly into Firefox and with all its creases ironed out. It will synchronize your bookmarks, passwords, preferences, history, and tabs across not only multiple computers, but your Android and Maemo phones and tablets, too.

Check out the procedure for linking up Firefox on all your digital toys in this How To video, and if you have any questions about Sync, let me know in the comments below.

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Senior writer Seth Rosenblatt covers 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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