Firefox - Finding the profile folder

January 2017



To locate the profile folder of Firefox (latest versions), follow the below procedure:
  • Click on the Firefox button > Help > Troubleshooting information.
  • Scroll to the "Application Basics" section.
  • Next to "Profile Folder", click on "Show Folder".



Alternatively , you can access the profile folder of Firefox by going to:
  • Windows 9x/Me : C:\Windows\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\< Profile Name >\ or C:\Windows\Profiles\<Windows login/Username>\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\< Profile Name >\
  • Windows NT 4.x : C:\Winnt\Profiles\<Windows login/username>\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\< Profile Name >\
  • Windows 2000/XP : C:\Documents and Settings\<Windows login/username>\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\< Profile Name >\
  • Windows Vista : C:\Users\<Windows login/username>\Appdata\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\< Profile Name >\ ou C:\Users\<Windows login/username>\Appdata\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\< Profile Name >
  • Windows 7- 64 bit: Computer/C:/Users/Username/Appdata/Roaming/Mozilla/Firefox/Profiles/
  • Unix/Linux : ~/.mozilla/firefox/< Profile Name >/
  • Mac OS X : ~/Library/Mozilla/Firefox/Profiles/< Profile Name >/ ou ~/Library/Application Support/Mozilla/Firefox/Profiles/< Profile Name >/


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Published by jak58. Latest update on July 26, 2013 at 07:58 AM by jak58.
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