How do I create a shortcut for a specific Firefox profile?

Right-click on the Mozilla Firefox icon and select “Send To -> Desktop (create shortcut)”. Go to the Firefox installation directory (usually C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox), right-click the file “firefox.exe” and select the option “Create shortcut”, then drag the new shortcut to the desktop (or other location).

How do I have two Firefox profiles open at the same time?

To get a 2nd Profile to launch while the first Profile is already running, you need to use the command line switch of -no -remote. That tells Firefox to ignore the already running firefox.exe process.

How do I force an old profile in Firefox?

To force Firefox to allow you to downgrade, you need to use the -allow-downgrade command line option when you start Firefox. You may also need to use the -ProfileManager option as well to allow you to select the old profile.

How do I know which profile Firefox is using?

Start > Run Type “firefox -P” (without quotations) and hit enter. That brings up the prompt to choose what profile to use this session.

What is the default profile in Firefox?

Open the “Application Support” folder, then open the “Firefox” folder, and then the “Profiles” folder. Your profile folder is within this folder. If you only have one profile, its folder would have “default” in the name.

How do I switch users in Firefox?

Open the Windows Start menu and type “firefox -profilemanager” (without quotes) into the “Search programs and files” text box. Press “Enter” on your keyboard. The Firefox “Choose User Profile” window appears.

How do I use old Firefox data?

Click on the Open Folder button under the”’ Local Directory, not root”’. Then right click when inside the new profile folder and select paste. Then restart Firefox. You should now have all your previous bookmarks, and data back.

What are Firefox profiles?

Profiles – Where Firefox stores your bookmarks, passwords and other user data. All of the changes you make in Firefox, such as your home page, what toolbars you use, extensions you have installed, saved passwords and your bookmarks, are stored in a special folder called a profile.

Can Firefox have different profiles?

You can have multiple Firefox profiles, each containing a separate set of user information. The Profile Manager allows you to create, remove, rename, and switch profiles. If you have (or plan to have) multiple installations of Firefox on one computer, see Dedicated profiles per Firefox installation.

How do I open profile manager?

To open the Profile Manager, press Windows key + R to open the Run dialog. Type: firefox.exe -p in the Open box and click OK or press Enter.