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Memory retention

Three seperate android versions, seperate manufacturers as well, browsing history will not delete. Upgrading FF version does not help. Multiple attempts and 'forced stop … (read more)

Three seperate android versions, seperate manufacturers as well, browsing history will not delete. Upgrading FF version does not help. Multiple attempts and 'forced stop -cache cleaning' helps sometimes. I have been watching this for over six months and it seems intentional. I have been installing and recommending FF since it was just the little lizard with no mammalian characteristics ;) I cannot continue currently installing you're software untill this is fixed. Microsoft edge runs cleaner now... WTF?

Asked by mlasarko1 3 weeks ago

Last reply by Seburo 1 week ago

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cannot clear clipboard

I am running Firefox on an LG Android tablet. I accidentally saved something to the clipboard, but I can't seem to clear it. I've cleared everything I could find, but th… (read more)

I am running Firefox on an LG Android tablet. I accidentally saved something to the clipboard, but I can't seem to clear it. I've cleared everything I could find, but the clipboard still has the item. Exactly how do I clear the clipboard?

Asked by crogerblair1 1 month ago

Answered by peter404 1 month ago

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Don't want Google to see the URL I type in

On my Android phone I cannot type in a URL and have Firefox take me there directly. Google (or some other search engine) sees and processes everything I type. On my deskt… (read more)

On my Android phone I cannot type in a URL and have Firefox take me there directly. Google (or some other search engine) sees and processes everything I type. On my desktop Firefox I can type a URL into the address bar without Google seeing it. (AFAIK.)

I don't want any search engine knowing a URL I type in. I want Firefox to drop it on the Internet to be resolved by the DNS.

Asked by Steve 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 month ago

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Firefox Android - No Authentication required to fill user credentials

Hi, I am an avid user of Firefox on Windows/Linux/Android. The password saving/auto-filling works great on my Windows and Linux devices. I like that the master password a… (read more)

Hi,

I am an avid user of Firefox on Windows/Linux/Android. The password saving/auto-filling works great on my Windows and Linux devices. I like that the master password allows me to authenticate before any user credentials are filled in. I did however notice that on my Android Phone, there's no way to force authentication when filling in user credentials. I consider this a great privacy risk, considering that if anyone were to get access to my phone, they would without any hassle get access to a bunch of my accounts. I checked in the settings, and I cannot find a setting for it anywhere.

I am running the latest version of Firefox from Google Play. Firefox version: 84.1.4 (Build #2015785883) Phone: Samsung S10 running Android 10

Thank you.

Asked by Mistful 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 month ago

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Fingerprint result via EFF shows it is disabled

I Have Enhanced Tracking protection "strict" level but this link shows result as attached picture. https://coveryourtracks.eff.org/ … (read more)

I Have Enhanced Tracking protection "strict" level but this link shows result as attached picture.

https://coveryourtracks.eff.org/

Asked by rockworldmi 1 month ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 month ago

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Can't access about:config in new Firefox daylight update of Android

I would like to enable ESNI and bypass ISP watchdogs. So I prefer to keep ESNI on. After last update I'm not being able to access about:config. It shows an error. What's … (read more)

I would like to enable ESNI and bypass ISP watchdogs. So I prefer to keep ESNI on. After last update I'm not being able to access about:config. It shows an error.

What's the issue here, if anybody could help I'd be much obliged. Thank you.

It redirects here:

resource://android/assets/low_and_medium_risk_error_pages.html?&title=Cannot+Complete+Request&button=Try+Again&description=%3Cp%3EAdditional+information+about+this+problem+or+error+is+currently+unavailable.%3C%2Fp%3E&image=&showSSL=false&badCertAdvanced=Advanced%E2%80%A6&badCertTechInfo=%3Clabel%3ESomeone+could+be+trying+to+impersonate+the+site+and+you+should+not+continue.%3C%2Flabel%3E+%3Cbr%3E%3Cbr%3E+%3Clabel%3EWebsites+prove+their+identity+via+certificates.+Firefox+does+not+trust+%3Cb%3Eabout%3Aconfig%3C%2Fb%3E+because+its+certificate+issuer+is+unknown%2C+the+certificate+is+self-signed%2C+or+the+server+is+not+sending+the+correct+intermediate+certificates.%3C%2Flabel%3E&badCertGoBack=Go+Back+%28Recommended%29&badCertAcceptTemporary=Accept+the+Risk+and+Continue

Asked by niazmehedi 5 months ago

Answered by Seburo 5 months ago

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Lockwise

Please tell me, how can I protect my lockwise app on my android smartphone by a password? There is only an unlock pattern. This is to unsure for me. On my laptop lockwise… (read more)

Please tell me, how can I protect my lockwise app on my android smartphone by a password? There is only an unlock pattern. This is to unsure for me. On my laptop lockwise is protected by a password. Thank you for your support!

Asked by ulrich.waldbuesser 2 months ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 2 months ago

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Updating Chrome/Android System Webview

Do I need to keep Chrome and Android System Webview updated even though I no longer use Chrome?? I'm a faithful user of Firefox For Android and I don't have any use for C… (read more)

Do I need to keep Chrome and Android System Webview updated even though I no longer use Chrome?? I'm a faithful user of Firefox For Android and I don't have any use for Chrome/ASW but I've never been 100% certain that I could leave chrome behind without updates. I'm in that long slowgoing breakup with Google Products but at the same time I want to be certain I'm not causing any harm or security issues with my devices while doing so. Thank you in advance for your time and help

Asked by Sarecee66 3 months ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 3 months ago

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Proxy settings missing from version 80

Since updating to version 80 Firefox no longer connects through my socks 5 proxy and I cannot find a way to set the proxy settings. Typing about:config in the address bar… (read more)

Since updating to version 80 Firefox no longer connects through my socks 5 proxy and I cannot find a way to set the proxy settings. Typing about:config in the address bar produces the error message "Cannot Complete Request" etc.

Asked by skiesare 5 months ago

Answered by Seburo 5 months ago

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Why is about:config no longer available in Firefox for Android?

The only advice available right now is using Nightly version as if I'm ready to sacrifice stability over about: config access. The main question is, why was it removed? I… (read more)

The only advice available right now is using Nightly version as if I'm ready to sacrifice stability over about: config access. The main question is, why was it removed? Is it really accessible in Nightly if the advice was for 79 and I'm on 81 already that I guess should have included changes from Nightly of two versions prior.

Asked by Serhiy Int 4 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 4 months ago

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Deactive URL-Bar autocomplete in Private-Mode (Android)

Hi, I accidently allowed the FF to enable autocomplete / search suggestions in private mode on my phone. With about:config gone, I can't find where I can deactivate it. S… (read more)

Hi,

I accidently allowed the FF to enable autocomplete / search suggestions in private mode on my phone. With about:config gone, I can't find where I can deactivate it.

So how do I re-deactivate the search suggenstions in private mode?

Asked by hothouse 5 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 5 months ago

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security of masterpassword

I recently started to use sync for firefox on linux and on android and looked up a password on my phone. I was shocked that the passwords are only secured by my fingerpri… (read more)

I recently started to use sync for firefox on linux and on android and looked up a password on my phone. I was shocked that the passwords are only secured by my fingerprint and unlock pattern. is there an option to force users to type the master password like on windows and linux

Asked by roedlgernot 5 months ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 4 months ago