Firefox logging out of accounts

Hi, I recently had to "refresh" Firefox after internet connectivity issues (Firefox would randomly be unable to connect to the internet for several minutes at a time, man… (read more)

Hi,

I recently had to "refresh" Firefox after internet connectivity issues (Firefox would randomly be unable to connect to the internet for several minutes at a time, many times throughout the day). A refresh seemed to take care of that connectivity issue, but it did reset everything else. I'm having issues now where Firefox is automatically logging me out of accounts that I would normally be logged into all the time. Passwords don't autofill anymore when I attempt to re-login to this accounts (even though post-refresh I have opted for Firefox to remember them).

"Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed" is currently UNchecked, and besides that, I haven't quit Firefox. I've put my computer (mac) to sleep several times but I don't quit firefox when I do this.

Any other ideas? I've used Firefox for years without a single issue but have had several things pop up over the course of the past month that are making it a bit inconvenient...

Thanks in advance-

Asked by sjb 1 week ago

Last reply by sjb 6 days ago

Digital certificate - ask you every time

"When a server requests your personal certificate" my preference is set to "Ask you every time" but Firefox is remembering the certificate I used last time for a site and… (read more)

"When a server requests your personal certificate" my preference is set to "Ask you every time" but Firefox is remembering the certificate I used last time for a site and does not allow me to select a different certificate. How can I change this please? My Firefox browser version is 84.0.2 (64 bit). Thanks

Asked by julie_jakings 3 months ago

Last reply by juliovc77 6 days ago

Firefox Blocking Allowed Pop-Ups After Update

We run Firefox on all our clerk computers at the public library where I work. Since the most recent update, our online circulation website which we use to check out books… (read more)

We run Firefox on all our clerk computers at the public library where I work. Since the most recent update, our online circulation website which we use to check out books, receives a pop-up blocked message every time we try to print a hold receipt for an item. The website has always been added as an exception to our pop-up blockers, and until just after the most recent update, the blocker had no problem allowing the website through. Now it does. I have tried clearing the browser caches, removing and adding the website to the exceptions list again, and restarting the browser, as well as adding different variations of the website to the exceptions list. In the end, we just had to turn the pop-up blockers off. I searched online for anyone else who had this issue, but the ones I found dated back to 2014-2015, and the solution they came up with no longer seems to exist in the Firefox settings. So I'm hoping to find an answer here! Thanks.

Asked by awakenedvc 2 months ago

Last reply by jupis 2 months ago

cache not clearing

Suddenly, cache is not emptying when 'Clear data' is used. Also suddenly, 'Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed' preference is faded out/ unavailable. 'N… (read more)

Suddenly, cache is not emptying when 'Clear data' is used. Also suddenly, 'Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed' preference is faded out/ unavailable. 'Never remember history' is checked as usual but cache does not clear when Firefox is closed. All cookies and data cleared without problem 2 days ago. This has never happened before.

Asked by ssmith205 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 days ago

I'm concerned about Firfox sharing my personal data with Google Chrome. Is it possible that you DO NOT SHARE USER DATA WITH THEM?

I'm asking if it's possible for Firefox to Not Share USER Personal Data with Google Chrome. I have set all my preferences in Firefox browser to not share, be secure, use… (read more)

I'm asking if it's possible for Firefox to Not Share USER Personal Data with Google Chrome. I have set all my preferences in Firefox browser to not share, be secure, use private browser, etc. to a the extent possible based on settings. I don't have "location services" turned on on my Mac or Ipad mini and yet some things open up and they know where I am. I feel like I've lost any ability to maintain privacy and that I feel I cannot control it as even setting up settings, I'm aware that some coding only gives impression your safe but in fact YOU ARE NOT!! I am security conceous to a fault and yet I don't feel safe on either device. Can Mozilla/Firefox stop sending user data to Google Chrome to help with keeping privacy user personal data. I saw an article recently that says they are testing .05 of their users to in effect "from MY PERSONAL OPINION" they are stealing this data for them to use WITHOUT MY PERMISSION. Government protections are not kept up to speed and using a computer these days seems to insist that I give up my personal rights to MY DATA. It's ALWAYS MY DATA and not theirs... Using a "any service" does not make it your data but they do have a responsibility to keep it safe and it should not be shared out side MY express consent. It seems we are losing that ability more and more. So I'm asking if Mozilla can stop sharing USER PERSONAL DATA with Google Chrome?

Asked by DLAlfano 1 month ago

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 1 month ago

access to online banking

i can no longer access online backing through Firefox. When i place my name and password in the boxes i get directed to an "authentication" screen and nothing happens. … (read more)

i can no longer access online backing through Firefox. When i place my name and password in the boxes i get directed to an "authentication" screen and nothing happens. The back indicates the condition is not caused by them.

Asked by jwtrachy 1 week ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 week ago

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Show (website Account) stored password using Windows default password or Firefox Account password

Showing stored password without any security check is vulnerable. The Master/Primary password is system is difficult to set in multiple device. Is it possible to set wind… (read more)

Showing stored password without any security check is vulnerable.

The Master/Primary password is system is difficult to set in multiple device.

Is it possible to set windows default password to show Firefox stored password, which is used all chromium based browser...?

I attach a screenshot to understand.

Asked by ony432 1 week ago

Answered by ony432 1 week ago

I accidentely deleted some of my Passwords/logins i had saved with firefox, am i still able to "recover" them?

I accidentally deleted some of my Passwords/logins i had saved with firefox Lockwise, i need to know if i can still recover them, or if they are completely gone.Thank you… (read more)

I accidentally deleted some of my Passwords/logins i had saved with firefox Lockwise, i need to know if i can still recover them, or if they are completely gone.Thank you for the answers in advance.

Asked by someone_ 1 week ago

How do I allow third-party cookies for certain websites?

Currently, I have configured my Privacy & Security settings in which all third-party cookies are blocked. This causes certain websites to break and become nonfunction… (read more)

Currently, I have configured my Privacy & Security settings in which all third-party cookies are blocked. This causes certain websites to break and become nonfunctional.

How do I configure my settings to which all third-party cookies are blocked by default, but for specific websites I choose they are not blocked?

I do not want to change my settings in which cookies are blocked only from websites I have not visited; because there are some websites I frequent that I still wish to block third-party cookies.

Thank you

Asked by zachsparks 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

https mode not working

I have noticed previous reports of https only not working. I am running https only mode on a mac version 89, sha256:433d54fe4ecc8d3c2dfc562f7bda007bd88c918ffc2ad85ae60e56… (read more)

I have noticed previous reports of https only not working. I am running https only mode on a mac version 89, sha256:433d54fe4ecc8d3c2dfc562f7bda007bd88c918ffc2ad85ae60e564e61c0067d. while configuring anetwork device that doesn't support https I realized that it allowed http. FF was configured for https only and should of provided a message at the very least but it continued to configure the non https.

This is a critical fault as it clear says in the configuration https only. See the screen capture enclosed

Asked by Mace2 1 week ago

My Firefox Browser login Usermame is saved to a "X" not the real name

I am working with 89.0 (64-bit) . When I access my weburl, it is prompt to save the Username and Password, but it is always by default saved "X" for the Username, is it… (read more)

I am working with 89.0 (64-bit) . When I access my weburl, it is prompt to save the Username and Password, but it is always by default saved "X" for the Username, is it working as designed? Is there any other config for it? Of there is something wrong with my web project? Wish you can help, thank.

Asked by lingma 6 days ago

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change my login to what I want, and NOT what Mozilla wants

Will YOU PLEASE STOP trying to make me use an email that you choose, and NOT what I want to use. Everytime I try to change my login, I get the message "you must use your… (read more)

Will YOU PLEASE STOP trying to make me use an email that you choose, and NOT what I want to use. Everytime I try to change my login, I get the message "you must use your primary email". To my mind the primary email is the one that was my FIRST. I am trying to. To my mind [REMOVED BY MODERATOR] is MY PRIMARY EMAIL, THIS IS THE FIRST I HAVE EVER HAD, AND I DO NOT WANT TO CHANGE IT. I WANT TO CHANGE MY EMAIL ADDRESS TO MY ORIGINAL, not the one that this website keeps trying to make me use. Can you just flaming STOP IT. I believe in the freedom of speech, and what I do on my PC is MY business not mozilla's. So if you can get yourselves sorted out, please let me know. I have just read your blurb on the RH side of this page, and the experience I have had, is a million miles away from my experience with this website. One final thing "I WILL NOT BE DICTATED TO, MY EMAIL IS UP TO ME NOT MOZILLA."

Randall

[Personal information removed by moderator. Please read Mozilla Support rules and guidelines, thanks.]

Asked by bugrit 6 days ago

Answered by Chris Ilias 6 days ago

Cookies for blocked sites

I have a problematic site where I have to delete all cookies before I can get access. I have tried setting the "Cookie and Site Data" Exceptions to both "Allow for Sessi… (read more)

I have a problematic site where I have to delete all cookies before I can get access. I have tried setting the "Cookie and Site Data" Exceptions to both "Allow for Session" and "Block". Despite these settings, Firefox continues to store cookies from this site....therefore, I still have to clear them from the "manage data" area before I can gain access.

Is this a Firefox quirk? I am at a loss.

Thanks.

Asked by scoker813 6 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 23 hours ago

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2 Step Authentication Account Issues with email that no longer exists

Hello, Since 2 step authentication has been added to the Mozilla add-on accounts, we no longer have access to this account. We have the email address and password, but ca… (read more)

Hello,

Since 2 step authentication has been added to the Mozilla add-on accounts, we no longer have access to this account. We have the email address and password, but cant enter the code for the 2 step authentication as the code is sent to an email that no longer exists. We have another account that we would like to transfer an extension to from the old email account. Is there any way to access the old account or transfer the extension from the old account to the new one without having the access to emails sent to the email address of the old account?

This is important to us as the id of the extension used within the non-existent account is preventing us from loading another extension with the same id. This is to prevent us from having to rebuild our NMH software that must use the appropriate id for communication.

Any help would be appreciated.

Asked by topazsystemsinc 6 days ago

Answered by cor-el 5 days ago

Can't Change Password

When I try to change my password, it makes me log in, which I do using my old password. Then it makes me authenticate it with a code it sends to my email, which I do. The… (read more)

When I try to change my password, it makes me log in, which I do using my old password. Then it makes me authenticate it with a code it sends to my email, which I do. Then I get to the change password screen, enter my old password, my new password, and my new password again to confirm. But it won't let me save it because it says "incorrect password." I know it's not the incorrect password, because I just used it to log in.

Asked by Colin 5 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 days ago

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Why is Mozilla suggesting websites?

So I am not sure what this is about. I know the search bar and URL are combined no matter what at this point, but the issue is that if I type any letter; it suggests a we… (read more)

So I am not sure what this is about. I know the search bar and URL are combined no matter what at this point, but the issue is that if I type any letter; it suggests a website that I have never visited, bookmarked, searched, etc.

Please see the screen shot I have attached. In this example, I typed the letter "y", although it can be done with any other letter, and an unwarranted site will pre-populate. I am assuming this is Mozilla is promoting/sponsoring certain websites when you start typing any letter, which I don't want a part of.

It can't be DuckDuckGo causing this (the search engine of this user's choice), because changing the Firefox settings from URL to Search bar only doesn't make this issue stop. Not sure what I can do to prevent unsolicited sites from showing up when I am typing into the URL field.

To replicate, you can start typing any letter into the URL/Search bar field and the first result directly underneath is a "random" website suggestion.

This is why I assume it is coming from Mozilla (not DuckDuckGo), because before the recent updates, there was never this issue. It is great that you guys want to promote your favorite sites, but from the user's end: it is forced upon us; which is not supposed to be Firefox-like.

I don't read the blogs and articles about Mozilla's vision, so perhaps this is a new feature and it works as expected; however, there should be an opt-out so that users can just search for a website name without a favored suggestion appearing directly below.

Asked by AntidoteYYMBR 5 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 days ago

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Firefox autofills in username and password from ME on a form designed for person attributes (not me - anybody)

Newer release of Firefox auto-fill username and password when they should not. I have a web application that has a list of people. Optionally (form is even hidden requiri… (read more)

Newer release of Firefox auto-fill username and password when they should not. I have a web application that has a list of people. Optionally (form is even hidden requiring a click to see) a person can be a user (rare). My username and password are auto filled in ALWAYS now for the person (even when the form is not showing). Can I just change the field names (username, password) in the jsp and have Firefox NOT fill mine in automagically? Or if not, how do I tell the browser that these are normal fields - leave them alone PLEASE (do not auto-fill)?

Asked by rholme 5 days ago

Answered by rholme 3 days ago

The new tab now but the "search google or enter address" puts the http in the place to move to it.

This is a security problem. Checking emails I often suspect a spam so I do the inspect to find the URL that they want you to go to. But on Google I can inspect it using… (read more)

This is a security problem. Checking emails I often suspect a spam so I do the inspect to find the URL that they want you to go to. But on Google I can inspect it using the search of the URL and not move to the URL. But on the Firefox new tab it seems like I'm supposed to go to the spam website as I'm not to search the URL, just go to it.

So is there a way to change this?

And oh yeah I did finally figure out that the older computer (that Microsoft killed with an update) kind of made some of the problems I had before using Firefox. And now I'm back to really liking it. So again is there a way to stop the Firefox new tab from forcing me to go to the spam URL? Over all I can ignore it and just use Google home page. Thanks if you know how to stop that.

Asked by IAmThatStrange 5 days ago

Last reply by Franz_von_Suppe 5 days ago

Bloquer la fenêtre automatique "+Add Music World Search to your browser"

Bonjour, Je souhaite télécharger une vidéo technique Youtube à partir du convertisseur "https://youtube-mp4.download/fr/best-online-converter". Le téléchargement est bloq… (read more)

Bonjour, Je souhaite télécharger une vidéo technique Youtube à partir du convertisseur "https://youtube-mp4.download/fr/best-online-converter". Le téléchargement est bloqué par la fenêtre "+Add Music World Search to your browser". Le blocage de fenêtres est actif dans mes paramètres Firefox. Je voudrais empêcher en permanence cet affichage intempestif. Je vous remercie de m'apporter vos compétences pour répondre à mon besoin. Avec mes remerciements. Daniel CHAUX

Asked by danielchaux 5 days ago

Foxnews Comments not available

I am trying to read and respond to comments on articles on the Foxnews.com site. I have been doing this for a long time, Suddenly I can not. Using iMac with latest SW. … (read more)

I am trying to read and respond to comments on articles on the Foxnews.com site. I have been doing this for a long time, Suddenly I can not.

Using iMac with latest SW. Firefox latest version. Also tried Chrome and Safari.

When I go to their home page my computer is logged in as usual automatically. However when I click on an article it displays the article but the comments section is never displayed and my computer is not logged on on that page, Nor is there a button to login again.

I have turned off tracking protection. And listedf the website as to allow ads etc I think, Not sure about the latter,


Baffling me. Any help would be nice.

Asked by jbracket 5 days ago

Last reply by jbracket 3 days ago