How to Fix the Bookmark Toolbar Not Showing Up In Firefox
It’s one of the most frustrating moments imaginable: Your bookmarks are gone. The good news is that if Firefox has lost your bookmarks, you should be able to recover them.
This article will show you how to recover your bookmark toolbar in Firefox when you think all is lost. We'll also cover what to do if your bookmark toolbar appears but you're still missing bookmarks.
If you're ready for a more dependable bookmark manager for Firefox, try Workona. It automatically saves your work, so you never have to worry about losing bookmarks.
- How to enable the missing bookmarks toolbar
- What to do if all of your bookmarks are missing
- What to do if some of your bookmarks are missing
- What to do if your imported bookmarks are missing
What to do if the bookmarks toolbar is not showing up (how to show the bookmark toolbar)
The most common way of losing bookmarks within Firefox is when the bookmarks toolbar is gone. Usually this means the bookmarks toolbar was accidentally turned off. To turn it back on, click
This should bring up your bookmarks toolbar, with all of your bookmarks there as you remember them.
If your bookmark toolbar appears but you're still missing bookmarks, keep reading.
What to do if none of your bookmarks are showing up
Firefox automatically saves and backs up your recent bookmarks (up to 15 backups). You can restore them by clicking
Show all bookmarks.
Within the library window, click the
Import/export icon >
Restore. You can then select the backup that you want to restore, either from an automatic backup or from a manual backup that you upload.
Warning — restoring bookmarks from a backup overwrites any current bookmarks with the ones in the backup file. If you'd rather start over with a more reliable bookmark manager, Workona is a free option.
What to do if some of your bookmarks and folders aren’t showing up
You may encounter an issue with Firefox where you can't find all of your bookmarks and folders. One option is to create a button that takes you to all of your bookmarks. Simply click the
Library icon >
Bookmarking Tools >
Add Bookmarks Menu to Toolbar. An icon will show up right next to the Library button, where all of your bookmarks and folders are now accessible.
What to do if your imported bookmarks from another browser aren’t showing up
If you’ve recently lost your bookmarks after importing them from another browser, it's likely they're hiding in a specific folder. To find them, click the
Library icon >
Show all Bookmarks.
At this point, you may see a uniquely named folder (that refers to your former browser) in the bookmark list, which will house your bookmarks. It's important to note that Firefox keeps any hierarchical structures intact from your last browser.