Browser synchronization

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Browser synchronization (often simply called sync) is a free cloud service provided by a web browser vendor for sharing settings and data across multiple installs. This is typically used to maintain a consistent browser setup on multiple devices. The user must be logged-in to their account to sync a browser.

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These are the items synchronized for browsers that provide this service.

Browser Browsing history Passwords Form entries Bookmarks Other items
Firefox[1] Yes Yes Yes Yes add-ons, open tabs, web feeds
Google Chrome[2] Yes Yes Yes Yes Google services, extensions, open tabs, dictionaries
Opera[3] Yes Yes No Yes personal bar, speed dial, notes, search engines, content blocker list

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