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Restoring Safari Bookmarks And Settings

Applies to:
  • CrashPlan PRO
  • CrashPlan PROe

Overview

This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions for restoring your Safari bookmarks and preferences on your Mac. You can use the steps provided to restore your bookmarks and preferences on the original Mac or a new Mac.

Non-Code42 Products
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Affects

Mac OS X

Steps

  1. Open the CrashPlan app and go to Restore.
  2. If there are multiple computers on your account, select the computer you want to restore.
  3. If you are backing up to multiple destinations, select the backup destination that you want to use for this restore.
  4. Locate and select the following file from the file tree:
    /Users/<username>/Library/Preferences/com.apple.safari.plist
  5. Locate and select the following folder from the file tree:
    /Users/<username>/Library/Preferences/Safari

Restore Safari Settings

  1. From the restore options, click original permissions to change the selection to current permissions.
  2. From the restore options, click Desktop, then original location to change the location of where the files are restored. The location should be set to a folder
  3. Change the folder by clicking on the default (Desktop).
  4. From the Select a Directory dialog, choose Users/<user name>/Library and click Ok.
  5. Click Restore.

External Resources

For more information on Safari, see Mac Apps Support.