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Does Firefox Sync also sync cookies?

Which one of the many options activates this: Open Tabs, Bookmarks, Logins, History, Add-ons, or Preferences?

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  • None, of those options, would sync cookies. – Ramhound Jan 29 '18 at 16:38
  • @Ramhound "None, of those options, would sync cookies." --- So sync does not sync cookies? (This is what I want to know.) – Daniel Jan 29 '18 at 16:47
  • "Which of the many options† activates this?" - The options you listed would not include cookies. – Ramhound Jan 29 '18 at 19:29
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It looks like the official answer is "no."

There is a long-standing Bugzilla report asking them to enable this capability. Based upon the subsequent discussions within that page, trying to sync cookies would be problematic:

Richard Newman [:rnewman]
It could be done, but I doubt we'd want to support it.


alex
why not? would be useful for many people. when its a problem with storage space on mozilla servers ... it would okay when its only supported on own sync-servers.


Richard Newman [:rnewman]
Nothing to do with space, and everything to do with potentially destroying your browsing experience. I have little confidence in being able to reconcile simultaneous changes to your Facebook session cookie, for example. That means data loss.


Gregory Szorc [:gps]
Cookie sync is not currently on the roadmap.

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Chrome has a great plugin for this, SyncMyCookie, maybe work with Chrome Store Foxified.

UPDATE: Seems worked fine to me, but I had to follow the plugin instructions to install unsigned extensions.

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