How to backup and restore Vivaldi profile?

If you are about to reinstall Windows and you are worried about losing your Vivaldi browser data as you need to install it recently, don’t worry! We’re protecting you. We are offering the steps to backup and to restore Vivaldi browser profile so that you do not lose any of your browsing data such as sessions, extensions, bookmarks, cookies, etc. after clean installation. All changes made in the browser will be kept and restored without any problem.

Backup Vivaldi Profile

1. Close the Vivaldi browser if it is open, launch the Run dialog and enter the path below

%localappdata%VivaldiUser Data

2. Once the Vivaldi Profile directory is open, you can see the Default folder.

To backup your Vivaldi profile, copy the ‘Default’ folder to a location other than your operating system drive. The backup job has completed.

READ: Export bookmarks in Vivaldi to an HTML file

Restore Vivaldi profile

1. When you install Vivaldi recently, make sure the browser is closed, paste the above path into the Run dialog and press enter

2. To restore the old Vivaldi profile, while in the Vivaldi user data folder, copy and paste the Default folder to replace the new one, when a dialog asks to replace or skip files, select ‘Replace the files in destiny ‘.

backup restore Vivaldi profile

5. Done,

Launch the Vivaldi browser, your old data will still be there: you can see bookmarks, history, extensions, etc.

READ: Import Chrome, Firefox, IE, Edge and Opera bookmarks into Vivaldi browser

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Reset Vivaldi Settings

Good navigation in Vivaldi!

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