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Feature request in Reading mode

I would like to request a feature for reading mode. If we could flip page like Kindle book, instead of page scroll, especially in reading mode, it will be great! BTW I h… (read more)

I would like to request a feature for reading mode. If we could flip page like Kindle book, instead of page scroll, especially in reading mode, it will be great!

BTW I have chosen to use Mozilla Firefox instead of chrome because of this reading mode feature. Thank you for this great feature!

Asked by p_achalam 2 weeks ago

Last reply by Paul 2 weeks ago

When typing into an input field on Firefox on iPad, a white bar appears

This bug appears to have happened before: https://github.com/mozilla-mobile/firefox-ios/issues/15525 A white toolbar appears at the bottom of the screen (when using a Bl… (read more)

This bug appears to have happened before: https://github.com/mozilla-mobile/firefox-ios/issues/15525

A white toolbar appears at the bottom of the screen (when using a Bluetooth keyboard) or above the floating keyboard (if using the iPad on-screen keyboard). It takes up space but serves no function and often makes it difficult to view whatever webpage I’m looking at, or, even worse, to see what I’m typing if the input field is at the bottom of the screen.

If the “Done” button is clicked, the bar goes away, but then doing so also exits the input field, so I can’t type any further if I close this toolbar. The up/down arrows seem to serve no function.

I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling the Firefox app but the issue did not go away.

This does not happen in any other app, including other web browsers like Safari.

Any advice, or a bug fix, would be much appreciated.

Asked by Noon 4 weeks ago

Last reply by Rawan Abdelrahman 4 weeks ago

Home Button Feature Implementation

1. When we press Home button in the app toolbar, It opens a new tab and sends the active tab in background instead of closing the tab. The correct working of Home button … (read more)

1. When we press Home button in the app toolbar, It opens a new tab and sends the active tab in background instead of closing the tab. The correct working of Home button is to show Homepage in current tab. For opening new tab, we can use "New Tab" option. Because of this all tabs keep getting stored in background and it's quote irritating.

2. Same for back swipe gesture, the tab gets stored in background instead of closing. For example, I clicked on an Article in Google Feed, it redirects to Firefox, now after reading the article, I swiped back to go back to Google Feed. Now swiping back gesture doesn't close the active tab, instead it stored the tab in background. Because of this too much tabs gets stored in background and need manual effort to remove the tabs.

So, Fix these two features.

Asked by RtR 1 month ago

Last reply by Paul 1 month ago

Bookmark access

Firefox is my GoTo browser. I appreciate that it is open source and respects privacy and security. Right now I am struggling with release 126.0 on a Lenovo tablet runni… (read more)

Firefox is my GoTo browser. I appreciate that it is open source and respects privacy and security.

Right now I am struggling with release 126.0 on a Lenovo tablet running Android 13. My issue is the use and access to bookmarks. Unlike previous versions of Firefox there seems to be no way to get a bookmarks toolbar. That was a helpful feature in previous versions. And favorites are not as clean. My hope is that Mozilla will return to a bookmark toolbar.

Regards, Tom

Asked by Tom 1 month ago

Last reply by Paul 1 month ago

Bookmark symbol bar

i like firefox on my cell phone as well as on my pc, but i encounter a problem on my tablet. The screen is big enough that I could display my bookmarks bar permanently (a… (read more)

i like firefox on my cell phone as well as on my pc, but i encounter a problem on my tablet. The screen is big enough that I could display my bookmarks bar permanently (as well as tabs). if I want to look up several things quickly, which would certainly be possible with my tablet with keyboard and mouse, I can't even do that because I can't open the bookmarks that quickly.

however, i can understand that this is not permanently implemented, but i would like to have a customization option via on/off in the settings and while we are on the subject, an option to switch tabs on/off like on the desktop like the page marker permanently on desktop mode would be really nice.

of course it could be that these options already exist, then it would be that i am too stupid to find them because i really couldn't imagine that they don't exist and have already rummaged through all the options.

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Asked by maxweiss360 1 month ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 1 month ago

Doubleclick timeframe too short.

It is impossible to trigger a doubleclick or from some tests, extremelly difficult to do. I calculated that in order to trigger a doubleclick, the 2 clicks needs to be so… (read more)

It is impossible to trigger a doubleclick or from some tests, extremelly difficult to do. I calculated that in order to trigger a doubleclick, the 2 clicks needs to be somewhat no more than 0.08 seconds aparts. :That's wrog and inaccessible, the value should be between 0.4 and 0.8, NOT 0.08.

Firefox mobile should support doubleclick: https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/API/Element/dblclick_event

Test page: https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/API/Element/dblclick_event

Asked by Fed 1 month ago

Last reply by Paul 1 month ago

Night mode gone

My option for night mode to invert the colors for websites has suddenly disappeared from the menu. If I go to settings I can turn on dark mode but it does not work for a … (read more)

My option for night mode to invert the colors for websites has suddenly disappeared from the menu. If I go to settings I can turn on dark mode but it does not work for a lot of websites. How can I get night mode back?

Asked by Jules Kronen 2 months ago

Last reply by lostbydesign 1 month ago

IOS/iPadOS Dark Mode Theme No Longer Working

With version 124 of Firefox, the ‘Dark Mode’ theme no longer works. Whether I set the theme to “Use System Light/Dark Mode” or if I manually set the theme to dark, it st… (read more)

With version 124 of Firefox, the ‘Dark Mode’ theme no longer works. Whether I set the theme to “Use System Light/Dark Mode” or if I manually set the theme to dark, it still always shows ‘light’ mode. FYI, my iPad settings are set to ‘Dark’ mode.

I prefer to read white text on a black background - much easier on the eyes! In earlier releases of Firefox, I was able to enjoy reading stories. Now I must set my iPad (manually whenever I want to use Firefox to read) to ‘Smart Invert’ (which will switch the Firefox window to dark mode), then turn off ‘Smart Invert’ to do anything else on my iPad.

Any assistance would be appreciated. Thanks.

Asked by Rick 3 months ago

Last reply by lostbydesign 1 month ago

Accessing local HTML files on my android, sync

There are three problems, all related, that are frustrating me with Firefox on Android. I have a Samsung Galaxy 24+. I am trying to get Firefox to use a local HTML file t… (read more)

There are three problems, all related, that are frustrating me with Firefox on Android. I have a Samsung Galaxy 24+. I am trying to get Firefox to use a local HTML file that are my bookmarks, but I am stymied at every turn:

1) when I click on the local, Galaxy, HTML file, I get the standard "Open with" pop up, but they only list: Chrome, HTML View, Android's Internet browser, and Samsung Print Services. Why doesn't Firefox show up there? This is important to me. Is Firefox failing to register its browser properly in Galaxy products?

2) The next thing I try to do is to sync bookmarks so that I can use my hundreds of bookmarks (rather than adding them into Firefox one at a time). So, I click on the famous three vertical dots and there is no "Sync" function in that menu, see attached. So I cannot import my bookmarks from my PC's bookmarks.

3) Thirdly, I try to type into the URL field what Chrome uses to access local files, which is for example: "content://media/external/file/1000005061" but Firefox android does not recognize that. When I change it to "file://media/external/file/1000005061" that does not work either.

Can you fix the three issues above? Thanks. Rick. see attached.

Asked by Rick17 2 months ago

Last reply by Paul 2 months ago

Night Mode/Reader

Hey, not sure if there was an update but night mode/reader is no longer an option available in the bottom right menu. The inverter is my favorite feature; I hope it’s not… (read more)

Hey, not sure if there was an update but night mode/reader is no longer an option available in the bottom right menu. The inverter is my favorite feature; I hope it’s not going away permanently.

Asked by pocketcobra 2 months ago

Last reply by James 2 months ago

Home page keeps opening new tabs

When I press the home button, the tab I was on remains in the background and a new tab is opened if I tap on one of the shortcuts. Is it possible to make it so that it st… (read more)

When I press the home button, the tab I was on remains in the background and a new tab is opened if I tap on one of the shortcuts. Is it possible to make it so that it stays in the same tab like on PC?

Asked by sz.zoltan939 2 months ago

Last reply by Paul 2 months ago

YouTube sometimes redirects me to the YouTube app and signs me out on Firefox

I honestly don’t khow to describe this, but when I open YouTube, there’s a random chance for it to redirect me to the YouTube app and to add insult to injury, signs me ou… (read more)

I honestly don’t khow to describe this, but when I open YouTube, there’s a random chance for it to redirect me to the YouTube app and to add insult to injury, signs me out of the YouTube site on Firefox too… I have no idea how to fix this, I tried everything I could think of

Asked by GuyWithAHat 3 months ago

Last reply by Infinity__ 3 months ago

Display long press options om the bottom of screen

Using android firefox latest. I just have a suggestion. I'm using the browser with the url bar and buttons on.the bottom of the screen, to be better reachable with my thu… (read more)

Using android firefox latest. I just have a suggestion. I'm using the browser with the url bar and buttons on.the bottom of the screen, to be better reachable with my thumb. Now when I long press a link the popup with the options list appears in the middle of the screen, making me reach quite high/using both hands. If it appeared on the bottom it would be more comfortable to use.

Thanks for making firefox!

Asked by Klemen Červ 3 months ago

Last reply by Paul 3 months ago

Buggy link and tab behavior

Any else seeing this lately? 1. **Navigation Issues**: Firefox fails to correctly navigate forwards or backwards through browser history. It often does not load the inte… (read more)

Any else seeing this lately?

1. **Navigation Issues**: Firefox fails to correctly navigate forwards or backwards through browser history. It often does not load the intended previous page, skips pages, or refuses to load a page entirely, requiring the user to close all tabs and manually re-enter the URL.

2. **Loading Issues with External Links**: When opening links from external applications (e.g., email clients), Firefox frequently fails to load the expected webpage. Sometimes, it does not load any page, or it loads to a blank or the home page despite the URL being visible and highlighted in the address bar.

Asked by m4dc4p 4 months ago

Last reply by Kiki 3 months ago

I went to launch the app when I saw that the logo was fc written in white on a pink background.

Can you tell me why when I went to launch the app when I saw that the logo was fc written in white on a pink background? It went away after I launched the app and exited… (read more)

Can you tell me why when I went to launch the app when I saw that the logo was fc written in white on a pink background? It went away after I launched the app and exited it again.

Asked by Ambar Bando 3 months ago

Last reply by Paul 3 months ago

Pull to Refresh is overly sensitive

The "pull to refresh" is overly sensitive. It triggers almost as soon as I touch the screen to scroll, it usually occurs when I attempt to scroll right after a page loads… (read more)

The "pull to refresh" is overly sensitive. It triggers almost as soon as I touch the screen to scroll, it usually occurs when I attempt to scroll right after a page loads.

Asked by ellisker 4 months ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 4 months ago