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Safari bookmarks lost associated icon

420 Views 3 Replies Latest reply: Jun 25, 2013 2:37 PM by newMacUser09 RSS
newMacUser09 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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Dec 7, 2012 8:15 AM



I copied over my bookmarks.plist to a new laptop.  Now all the bookmarks have a blue dot next to the name of the bookmark.  On my old laptop, it had the associated icon, for that website.  I clicked on one of the bookmarks and the icon appeared.  Do I have to do it manually or can I somehow 'refresh' to get the 'associated' icons back.


The reason I copied it overmanually was because it merged with the iCloud.  I didnt want it to merge with iCloud version as the most up to date was on the laptop.


I hope you understand what I refer to.

Thank you.

MacBook Pro (15-inch 2.53 GHz), OS X Mountain Lion (10.8)
  • Linc Davis Level 10 Level 10 (108,160 points)
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    Dec 7, 2012 1:50 PM (in response to newMacUser09)

    You can try copying over the file WebpageIcons.db from the Safari folder, but I don't know whether that will work. If Safari starts crashing after you copy the file, delete it (the file, not the Safari application.)

  • vicpamr Calculating status...
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    Jun 24, 2013 4:57 PM (in response to Linc Davis)

    I have Safari 6.0.5 , Mountain Lion on a  2012 MacBook Pro, purchased as a refurb from the Apple Store.


    Our local Apple dealer transferred over all my files from my old MBP including my bookmarks.


    I have the same issue as the original poster....however, I have no file called Webpageicons.db on my computer.  I miss my little bookmarks webpage icons.


    Any suggestions?


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