Is it possible to able "automatic session restore"?

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04 Nov, 2013 01:01 PM

First of all, thaks for this marvelous browser, that permits me to keep my old dear iMac G5 still useful!
The question is the one in the tread title, and is the only feature i'm actually missing from the "original" firefox: the possibility to save some CPU by closing the browser without having to manually restore the session when i take it back.

Thanks in advance for your time,

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Cameron Kaiser on 04 Nov, 2013 01:21 PM

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    Yes, this is in TenFourFox. Go to Preferences, General and make sure "When TenFourFox starts" has "Show my windows and tabs from last time" selected. When the browser starts, only the frontmost tab is reloaded; when you go to individual tabs, they are restored automatically as you start using them.

  2. 2 Posted by rs on 10 Jun, 2014 09:58 PM

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    When I try this the "Show my windows and tabs from last time" is greyed out and cannot be selected as is the "Restore previous session" in the History drop down menu. How do I overcome this please,


  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by Chris (chtrusch... on 11 Jun, 2014 04:37 AM

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    In Preferences>Privacy – does the browser remember history at all? Does it "always use private browsing mode"? In these cases, no session restore is available.

  4. 4 Posted by Rod Scivyer on 11 Jun, 2014 08:32 AM

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    Thanks Chris hadn't thought of that. By the way I don't seem to be
    able to import bookmarks from Safari. Have followed
    the instructions, but if it is importing them I don't know where it's
    hiding them :)

    Thanks again,


  5. Support Staff 5 Posted by Chris (chtrusch... on 11 Jun, 2014 09:00 AM

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    Safari data import still doesn't work. Please use the HTML method for bookmarks, this works. Imported Safari bookmarks shop up in the Bookmarks Menu as "Bookmarks Bar" and "Bookmarks Menu".

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