Configuration Pane : Browsers

Indexation of Browser Bookmarks and History

In the Options Window, the Browsers tab allows you to index the content of your History folders and Favorites/Bookmarks folders.

You can index Google® Chrome , Mozilla® Firefox and Internet Explorer®.

To Index your browser Bookmarks and History:

    • In the Tools menu, click Options...
    • Click the Browsers tab.
    • Select the check boxes corresponding to the bookmarks and/or history of the browsers you wish to index  (Google® Chrome, Mozilla® Firefox and Internet Explorer ®).
    • Click Back to main view or Escape key to confirm and close the Optionswindow.
Note: An extension is needed for Google ® Chrome and Mozilla ® Firefox .
Note: These options COULD be greyed and not activated when the concerned browser is not installed on your computer.
Return to top

Copernic Desktop Search Google® Chrome extension

To index the bookmarks and history of Google® Chrome an extension is needed.

To index your Google® Chrome  Bookmarks and History:

    • In the Tools menu, click Options...
    • Click the Browsers tab.
    • Click the Install Google Chrome extension to index favorites and history link.
    • In the opened Google® Chrome  window, click the Add to Chrome button.

Note: You must have Google® Chrome installed to download this extension.
NOTE: GOOGLE® CHROME NEEDS TO BE OPENED TO BE INDEXED.
Note: This may take five minutes after you have force an update to see your new bookmarks and/or history for Google® Chrome.
Return to top

Copernic Desktop Search Mozilla® Firefox extension

To index the bookmarks and history of Mozilla ® Firefox an extension is needed.

When the indexation of Mozilla® Firefox bookmarks and/or history is activated the extension will be automatically detected at next launch of Mozilla® Firefox and you will be prompted to allow the installation via the Add-on tab.

You can manually enable the Copernic Desktop Search Connector via Mozilla ® Firefox .

    • In the Firefox menu, click Add-ons.
    • Select the Extensions tab.
    • Click Enable for the extension Copernic Desktop Search Connector.
Note: Mozilla® Firefox needs to be opened to be indexed.
NOTE: THIS MAY TAKE FIVE MINUTES AFTER YOU HAVE FORCE AN UPDATE TO SEE YOUR NEW BOOKMARKS AND/OR HISTORY FOR MOZILLA® FIREFOX.
Return to top