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Syncing passwords

I have both Win7 and Win10 on separate drives. I have been migrating from 7 to 10. From all appearances Firefox on both OS's are sync'd. I have asked for my passwords to … (read more)

I have both Win7 and Win10 on separate drives. I have been migrating from 7 to 10. From all appearances Firefox on both OS's are sync'd. I have asked for my passwords to be sync'd, yet they have not migrated to Win 10. Bookmarks have so I know something is working. Any advice? Thanks Chris

Asked by chris654 1 week ago

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Maintaining login info between tabs

On Opera and Chrome, I am logged in as a google user. I make a diary available from a web page which is limited as to how the viewer sees it. If I (or another authorised … (read more)

On Opera and Chrome, I am logged in as a google user. I make a diary available from a web page which is limited as to how the viewer sees it. If I (or another authorised user) is viewing it then they see all the detail. If anyone else sees it then they only see 'busy' against all the bookings. This has worked fine for years.

On changing to Firefox, though, when the web diary is accessed - even though I am logged in properly - it only shows the 'busy' view. It seems as if it's not maintaining my google login, hence showing the 'incorrect' view.

Is there anything that I can change to make this work properly?

TIA

Asked by Ian Smith 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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bookmarks gone after doing a factory reset on my Macbook despite signing into same Mozilla profile

Hiya good citizens of the internet 👋 Please help me recover my bookmarks 🥺 I've gone through every single support article on this topic and tried everything suggested … (read more)

Hiya good citizens of the internet 👋

Please help me recover my bookmarks 🥺

I've gone through every single support article on this topic and tried everything suggested and still no luck. This is my hail mary.

How I got here I needed to do a full wipe and reinstal of my macOS; this was conducted with the help of the Genuis bar. Upon reinstalling Firefox, I signed into my account and my bookmarks are all gone, records of them empty.

I should also note that nothing else ported over. No passwords, no browser extensions. Nada. The passowrds and extensions aren't a big deal. I use a 3rd-party password manager and can easily re-download the handful of extensions/widgets. But I heavily relied on bookmarks for both frequently visited sites and ones rarely-used which I knew were important for future reference. And I cannot remember 80% of them...

What else I've tried other than what's suggested in help article:

  • Because I did not check to confirm which Firefox profile I've been signed into for ages and ages before doing the reset, I thought maybe I had just signed into the wrong one. I proceeded to try every other email address I have, including two from my old workplace. None of the other 5 emails had profiles created. I know this because it prompted the sign up userflow; create a password, etc.
  • But I also know for a fact that the bookmarks were saved as part of a profile because I used the profile sync feature to auto-port all my bookmarks when I first got this Macbook a year and a bit ago.
  • The folders where bookmark backup info is stored locally are empty... Clearly, it wasn't stored in my icloud documents (that's on me for not double-checking)
  • I checked my other device (mobile phone) to see if I had firefox downloaded and was signed into the same account as the original, with the bookmarks still visible. Of course I didn't. I only use Safari on my phone 😭

""Grasping at straws: the only other things I can think of""

  • Is there some way of linking my MAC address with my IP address and using those to triangulate the correct profile?
  • Because my computer got wiped and nothing is saved locally, my only hope is that my bookmarks are floating around the ether. If so, I just need to figure out how to find them.

Any and all help/suggestions are massively appreciated!!

Thanks in advance,

Lauren

Asked by Lauren G 1 day ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 day ago

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Weird pixel distortion on firefox browser/pages

I've attached images of the problem I'm experiencing. Its like pixels are breaking/turning negative colors and it effects anything visible. I don't really understand what… (read more)

I've attached images of the problem I'm experiencing. Its like pixels are breaking/turning negative colors and it effects anything visible. I don't really understand what's causing this issue. It doesn't effect any other program on my computer/outside the firefox window, so I assume its a firefox issue. I've uninstalled/reinstalled the program with the refresh to hopefully fix the issue but it didn't work.

Asked by Ray Schmidt 3 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 3 days ago

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All icons are monochrome

I got an extension called BTRoblox and after installing it made most icons black and white. I uninstalled it and nothing changed, I tried changing my theme, restarting th… (read more)

I got an extension called BTRoblox and after installing it made most icons black and white. I uninstalled it and nothing changed, I tried changing my theme, restarting the browser, going in incognito tabs, and nothing has worked. I can't figure out for the life of me what this extension did to break Firefox.

Asked by Aidan 12 hours ago

Answered by Aidan 8 hours ago

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Clearing history with latest update

Since the latest firefox update, to clear history now, it has Clear site and download, saved form info, and searches all together now. There is no way to uncheck saved in… (read more)

Since the latest firefox update, to clear history now, it has Clear site and download, saved form info, and searches all together now. There is no way to uncheck saved info and searches so that does not get cleared. Will there be a fix to this? There is no way to clear the history now without clearing the saved info and searches, which I do not want to do.

Asked by Dakota66 5 days ago

Answered by cor-el 5 days ago

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Session backups

Is there a way to make backups of my session every 30 for example? The sessionstore-backups folder only saves the last session... I'd to have it saved often and not autom… (read more)

Is there a way to make backups of my session every 30 for example? The sessionstore-backups folder only saves the last session... I'd to have it saved often and not automatically deleted.

Asked by alinadeica 4 days ago

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ABC.com Videos don't play

Hello, I have no problem playing videos from any site except for abc.com. For months now these videos just don't play. I've tried removing my ad blockers, cleared the ca… (read more)

Hello,

I have no problem playing videos from any site except for abc.com. For months now these videos just don't play. I've tried removing my ad blockers, cleared the cache & cookies. Still nothing. Until recently this was not a problem. Now I have to resort to using a different browser to watch these videos. It's only when I use FF that I have this problem.

Please help!

Thanks, Andre'a

Asked by DreaSpirit 1 day ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 19 hours ago

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Be descriptive

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Asked by Aung Ko 1 week ago

Answered by Aung Ko 1 week ago

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Everything is WAY too big!

After updating to Firefox 103, everything in the browser including web pages, are way too big. Oversized. What the heck happened? Why do they do this? On the tool ba… (read more)

After updating to Firefox 103, everything in the browser including web pages, are way too big. Oversized. What the heck happened? Why do they do this? On the tool bar with the address field, on the right, I have a zoom icon, etc., and they're all much bigger!

I could adjust zoom, but this is not right. It's all messed up!

Yes I went into Customize Tool bar - Density - and it was already set to "compact - not supported"

I went into about: config - browser.display.os-zoom-behavior - changed to zero. Nothing happened.

I went into the windows settings - display - set to 125% which it always was. Changing to 100% didn't do anything. Went into display - Make display bigger - and it's 160, where I always had it.

Not happening in Chrome or Windows. So it's Firefox.

Asked by Steve09 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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Firefox simply not loading images of website

My problem is simple. I'm trying to use this supermarket website (continente.pt) and the website doesn't load up the images of the products. I have to reload a bunch of t… (read more)

My problem is simple. I'm trying to use this supermarket website (continente.pt) and the website doesn't load up the images of the products. I have to reload a bunch of times until it finally does. I switched from Google chrome but apparently it was a big mistake, never thought Firefox was so crap. BTW, It's not my adblocker, turned off Enhanced tracking protection and cleared cookies. Nothing works. (on annex I show firefox and google chrome being used on the same website)

Asked by eve_nostro 1 year ago

Answered by eve_nostro 1 year ago

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How to change menu/toolbar color after update?

Hey all, I just updated Firefox on PC and the updater asked a couple questions. I chose "Visionary" as the answer to a question because it suited me the best out of all t… (read more)

Hey all, I just updated Firefox on PC and the updater asked a couple questions. I chose "Visionary" as the answer to a question because it suited me the best out of all the options. However, this also changed the colors of my browser menu and toolbar to green. The thing is, while green is a fine color, I would never select it as "my" color for anything ever.

I've tried to change the color in about:preferences, but nothing I can find seems to work. Any ideas?

Thanks!

Asked by RoyDA 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Firefox forces https in address bar

FF keeps replacing http://mysite.domain.net:3344 with httpS://mysite.domain.net:3344 whatever I try to fix this behavior. Thing is that I own this server and there e… (read more)

FF keeps replacing

http://mysite.domain.net:3344 with httpS://mysite.domain.net:3344

whatever I try to fix this behavior. Thing is that I own this server and there ever was't any SSL implemented. I mean this - never.

Other browsers (Chromium, Chrome, Opera) don't take such a forcing action, website opens like a charm. Why FF thinks it knows better which URL I really want to open?

I already googled _a lot_ in order to find solution, but no one worked.

Setup: Debian 11 Mate no proxy and no separate "internet security" stuff on laptop (other browsers with default settings confirm that) FF 102.11.0 ESR 64 no addons (all switched off)

already tried: browser.urlbar.autoFill false browser.cache.check_doc_frequency 1 network.stricttransportsecurity.preloadlist false browser.fixup.fallback-to-https false dom.security.https_first false

What else I could do to stop this madness? Thank you in advance for any help

Asked by Godyay 1 year ago

Answered by Godyay 1 year ago

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Firefox Extensions Not Showing On Toolbar

I see where other people have posed this question but the procedure offered is not available to me. I am using Firefox (Flatpak) version 121.0 on an Ubuntu 22.04 laptop.… (read more)

I see where other people have posed this question but the procedure offered is not available to me.

I am using Firefox (Flatpak) version 121.0 on an Ubuntu 22.04 laptop.

On installing a new extension I should either see the extension's icon on my toolbar or else have a clear means of adding it. I have neither.

Clicking on the jigsaw icon in the toolbar, I get migrated to the about:addons page. On clicking the Extensions tab, I get the screen listing all installed extensions. Each extension has a ... icon beside it. But when I click on this, there is no "Pin To Toolbar" option.

What is wrong here ?

Asked by tamjk 6 months ago

Answered by tamjk 5 months ago

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What directories in Windows store Profile/Sync data?

I am using Firefox Developer Edition in a work environment that only saves directories between weekly restarts by explicitly managed rules. As a result of some missing fo… (read more)

I am using Firefox Developer Edition in a work environment that only saves directories between weekly restarts by explicitly managed rules. As a result of some missing folders from my weekly restarts, I need to sign in to my Firefox account and enable sync each week. Currently my machine retains the %APPDATA%/Mozilla and %LOCALAPPDATA%/Mozilla directories + children.

What other directories are needed by Firefox Developer Edition in Windows to retain the user profile/syncing, et. al.?

Thank you for your time!

Asked by jordwms 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Credit Card info does not autofill

Firefox has my credit card information and it shows up in a window when I go to pay for something, but when I click on the credit card I want to pay with, it won't autofi… (read more)

Firefox has my credit card information and it shows up in a window when I go to pay for something, but when I click on the credit card I want to pay with, it won't autofill. In Settings, the box to autofill is checked. This has worked a hundred times before, but stopped working a few months ago. Also, I've checked the 2 relevant items in about:config an they are enabled. How do I get the autofill to start working again?

Asked by Steve Ediger 1 year ago

Answered by Steve Ediger 1 year ago