Bookmark toolbar arrow is gone/bookmark toolbar seems truncated

Issue: the bookmark toolbar arrow (the one that shows bookmarks that don't fit on the toolbar) is gone from my browser, and the toolbar itself seems truncated (only like … (read more)

Issue: the bookmark toolbar arrow (the one that shows bookmarks that don't fit on the toolbar) is gone from my browser, and the toolbar itself seems truncated (only like 7/8 of the toolbar is filled).

I didn't change any settings or installed any add-ons that could have to do with this. It just disappeared one day, I didn't even notice it at first.

What I tried:

  • I launched Firefox in safe mode, didn't fix it
  • I removed my userChrome.css file, didn't fix it
  • when I cut the bookmarks and paste them into the toolbar, the arrow shows, but when I relaunch the browser it is gone again

See photo for what it looks like (ignore the anonymous favicons, I changed them temporarily with userChrome to preserve privacy, but without userChrome the issue still stands).

Anyone has an idea what happened and how to fix this? Thanks.

Asked by 嚝卮 4 minutes ago

Microphone asking permission on every page on same site

When I go to one site, Firefox is now asking me microphone permission on every page on that site during the same session. This did not happen until two days ago. It used … (read more)

When I go to one site, Firefox is now asking me microphone permission on every page on that site during the same session.

This did not happen until two days ago. It used to be when I granted permission for my microphone to be used on that site, it applied to every page on it throughout the session, as long as I did not close out, sign out or close the window. Now, every time I go to speak, when on a new page, it asks for permission. Since this is a language learning site, this has become a real pain.

There is no "remember this setting" dialog either when I first give permission to use the microphone. It is asking for permission for the general site, so it's not asking for each page. When I check the permissions box after moving to the next page, no permissions are granted.

Nothing that I can tell has changed. It's not doing this with other browsers, which is concerning.

I checked my settings site and nothing has changed. I also did Firefox refresh and that did not help. Signed off and signed in again, on both the laptop and website -- all did not change this.

Asked by earlbrown123 23 hours ago

Last reply by earlbrown123 33 minutes ago

problem with entering paypal without password using firefox browser

I have never agreed to not use a password with paypal with my firefox browser. Today I was let into my paypal account without being asked for my password. How do I resu… (read more)

I have never agreed to not use a password with paypal with my firefox browser. Today I was let into my paypal account without being asked for my password. How do I resume being asked for my password?

Asked by sondraya 4 hours ago

Last reply by sondraya 45 minutes ago

Firefox wont show photos despite all I've done

Firefox won't show photos on Yahoo websites. I'm using Windows 10. I can see the first photo of an article but the rest of the article shows blank rectangles. I've resea… (read more)

Firefox won't show photos on Yahoo websites. I'm using Windows 10. I can see the first photo of an article but the rest of the article shows blank rectangles. I've researched this online, and I see that more than a few are having this problem. I finally exported my bookmarks and deleted Firefox, using the Programs section of the Control Panel. I followed instructions from a "Sunshare" website. The instructions also said to go to File Explorer > Users > Isumsoft Li and remove a couple of app data files - there is no Isumsoft folder though. I'm also instructed to go to Program Files and remove the Mozilla Firefox folder, and there is no such folder that any of my searches show.

So anyway I deleted and reinstalled Firefox, restarted my PC, and I still have the same problem. I'd definitely like to keep using Firefox because of privacy but I'll have to find another browser if I can't get it to work.

I don't know why the upgrades I've installed won't address this problem, but that's not relevant to this post. Can anyone tell me how to fix this? Greatly appreciate any help here.

Asked by im_seldom 4 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 54 minutes ago

Errors on sites using Firefox but not using MS Edge browser

When trying to login to several sites I receive various error messages. If I use Microsoft Edge browser on the same site I don't have the problem. I've tried turning off… (read more)

When trying to login to several sites I receive various error messages. If I use Microsoft Edge browser on the same site I don't have the problem. I've tried turning off enhanced tracking but the error continues. I also tried using a private window.

Asked by nlm2 1 hour ago

Last reply by FredMcD 57 minutes ago

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trapped in bing

help. i let a driver update without paying attention to it, and now BING is my default browser. i hit my Firefox tab but bing pops up instead. looked on the extensions/ad… (read more)

help. i let a driver update without paying attention to it, and now BING is my default browser. i hit my Firefox tab but bing pops up instead. looked on the extensions/add on list and FF and DuckDuck are listed as default, bing not even on the list. tried refreshing, no effect. went into windowsX10 add/remove. its not listed. looked in rootkey, a place i have no business being, its not listed But if i go to the FF troubleshooting page, down in the Add-on lists, bing is listed and shown as enabled where is this nasty thing and how can i get rid of it

Asked by robobbob 7 hours ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 hours ago

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Firefox has huge issue as of a few days ago. Not showing Google search images, Captcha, Drop down search results etc.

Friends, I use FF extensively and prefer not to change but it's been very annoying as of late. Running v83. Even downgraded to v82 and it worked for some minutes but now… (read more)

Friends, I use FF extensively and prefer not to change but it's been very annoying as of late.

Running v83. Even downgraded to v82 and it worked for some minutes but now it's back to same behavior. [struggle to download to 82 is here: https://rezamusic.yolasite.com/technical-tips.php]

If you google "squeeze lemon" for example -- on my Chrome it shows images and a list of drop down subjects "people also ask".

On Firefox, the pictures don't show -- and drop downs are frozen (don't work). Also on other sites that have a Captcha, Firefox just doesn't work. Seems same problem with 82. Help!

Images are from Chrome -- and last one from Firefox

Asked by Someone 9 hours ago

Answered by Someone 4 hours ago

"Performing a TLS handshake" delays pageloads forever

Running W10 Pro on a new Dell XPS 15 (9500) - 1TB SSD, 32GB RAM. FF 83.0 (64-bit). Recently I've been experiencing very long (30-60 second) delays when trying to load pa… (read more)

Running W10 Pro on a new Dell XPS 15 (9500) - 1TB SSD, 32GB RAM. FF 83.0 (64-bit).

Recently I've been experiencing very long (30-60 second) delays when trying to load pages from < some > websites. Sometimes it will affect 5-10 sites; other times, only one or two. The message common to all (in the lower LH corner of my screen) is "Performing a TLS handshake..."

While some websites have off-and-on problems, this website consistently experiences long delays loading (and the TLS message): https://hymnary.org/

Any help?

Asked by Justaservant 3 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 hour ago

"forget about this site" hit by mistake

I hit by mistake "forget about this site". Is there a way to restore all the occurrencies of that site in my history? I tried with BrowsingHistoryView but all references … (read more)

I hit by mistake "forget about this site". Is there a way to restore all the occurrencies of that site in my history? I tried with BrowsingHistoryView but all references to that site seem to have been cleared away.

Asked by aichres 2 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 hour ago

locked out of a bookmarked account since an attempted hack some weeks ago

Since there was an attempted hack a few weeks ago that firefox interrupted I have been unable to access my electric utility account. I tried working through the company t… (read more)

Since there was an attempted hack a few weeks ago that firefox interrupted I have been unable to access my electric utility account. I tried working through the company trying to sign in to no avail even after changing id's and passwords numerous times. They told me they have done all they can at their end. I really would like to talk to someone who can help me. I'm 73 years old and do use my computer that often and am not really computer savvy. If you can help me, my phone number is [phone number]. I really hope to hear from somebody soon.

Asked by coolgrandma 6 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 hours ago

I cannot get adobe digital editions 4.5 to move a ebook to my kobo - it sees it but won't move the book is there some setting in firefox that is causing this problem

I use overdrive to move e books from the library to adobe digital editions 4.5 I have a kobo aura ONE and I want to move the e book from adobe to my kobo and can't it wi… (read more)

I use overdrive to move e books from the library to adobe digital editions 4.5 I have a kobo aura ONE and I want to move the e book from adobe to my kobo and can't it will work occasionally and I have spent about 50 hours trying to solve this problem (talked to kobo and adobe) and adobe suggested it may be a setting in firefox that is causing the probles I have no idea where to look for a setting that may change that - any suggestions would be welcome my computer runs the latest version of windows 10

Asked by caroline.kaus 2 hours ago

Main Menu Is Cut Off for Wayland/Sway

When I open the main menu, the menu is cut off. The lower options can be reached but only by using the scrollbar. How can I prevent this from happening? I'm running Firef… (read more)

When I open the main menu, the menu is cut off. The lower options can be reached but only by using the scrollbar. How can I prevent this from happening?

I'm running Firefox 83, Sway 1.5.1, Wayland 1.18.0, and Linux 5.9.10.

Asked by charlesreese 1 day ago

Last reply by charlesreese 9 hours ago

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Gmail won't load

Gmail will not load in Firefox, but will in Chrome. I've cleared my history, cookies, and cache. I made sure I had the latest Firefox update, restarted my computer, check… (read more)

Gmail will not load in Firefox, but will in Chrome. I've cleared my history, cookies, and cache. I made sure I had the latest Firefox update, restarted my computer, checked in internet connection, everything I could think of. There is no error message; it just stops loading and the page is totally blank, as you can see on the attached image. I've run out of ideas and know-how. Anyone else had this issue and resolved it?

Asked by jvelmore 3 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 3 weeks ago

Videos Still Autoplaying

Hello. I'm trying to get Firefox to stop autoplaying videos. Under the autoplay settings in Options, I have selected "Block Audio and Video." Didn't work, videos play mut… (read more)

Hello.

I'm trying to get Firefox to stop autoplaying videos. Under the autoplay settings in Options, I have selected "Block Audio and Video." Didn't work, videos play muted. After searching for a solution, I found a suggestion to try to set the "media.autoplay.allow-muted" to false in about:config. Nothing changed, they're still playing muted.

I'm specifically referring to videos on Facebook and Twitter.

Anyone have a suggestion?

Thanks.

Asked by wdvg 1 day ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 15 hours ago

500 Error Oh dear, something went wrong there. We've been notified and will get working on a fix.

Hi: I am using the Safari browser on my Mac. Suddenly when I wanted to login into the Firefox account I got the 500 Error message that I pasted in the Subject. I am a new… (read more)

Hi:

I am using the Safari browser on my Mac. Suddenly when I wanted to login into the Firefox account I got the 500 Error message that I pasted in the Subject. I am a new user of Firefox, just switched from Safari and I am not computer savvy...

I cannot login, I cannot create another account...

I hope I do not have to go back to Safari.... I have no idea what might cause this problem and what to do. I hope that somebody has the answer. Thanks in advance.

Asked by Sue 1 day ago

Last reply by Sue 4 hours ago

Return to last place after scrolling to another page instead of from first page.

I use Scenesource to download items of interest, after scrolling down to find what I want, the settings do not allow me to get to the last page I started from and goes ba… (read more)

I use Scenesource to download items of interest, after scrolling down to find what I want, the settings do not allow me to get to the last page I started from and goes back to the first page. I know that I found the setting before but at my age I cant seem to get to it anymore. Can someone tell me how to get that back?

Asked by dmussatti1 8 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 hours ago