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No Longer See ‘Recommended by Pocket’ option

Hello: I’m running iOS 17.3.1 on iPhone. The problem I’m experiencing: I used to see the Recommended by Pocket articles on my iOS Firefox homepage, but they stopped appe… (read more)

Hello: I’m running iOS 17.3.1 on iPhone. The problem I’m experiencing: I used to see the Recommended by Pocket articles on my iOS Firefox homepage, but they stopped appearing a few weeks ago. I’ve searched for a resolution, but all I can find are the steps for customizing/personalizing my HomePage: the problem is that although I’m signed into my Firefox/Mozilla account and have chosen Firefox as my Homepage for New Tabs, and I’ve signed out, restarted the app and changed my Firefox settings several times, the option: ‘Recommended by Pocket’ ( along with the actual articles appearing on the homepage) doesn’t even appear anymore: I’m at a loss as to locating that option, as well as, again, seeing the Recommended Articles as they appeared previously. Thanks so very much for any help !

Asked by theport 4 months ago

Last reply by Paul 1 month ago

How to move Firefox on home page in Tablet?

Dear Sir I have started using a Tablet yesterday. I want to have Firefox on the home page but not know how to do that. At the presence every time I want to open Fire… (read more)

Dear Sir

I have started using a Tablet yesterday.

I want to have Firefox on the home page but not know how to do that.

At the presence every time I want to open Firefox I had have go to app and click Firefox to open it...it is not like smart phone I could just open Firefox in home page.

Can you give me the instructions?

Thank you. Regards.

Louise

Asked by louiseloren 1 month ago

Last reply by Paul 1 month ago

I selected duck duck go search engine but my phone defaults to Bing every time. How can I eliminate Bing? I

I'm trying to search and selected my preferred search engine. Default selected is duckduckgo. But every time I search it jumps to Bing. Not my preference. How do I elimin… (read more)

I'm trying to search and selected my preferred search engine. Default selected is duckduckgo. But every time I search it jumps to Bing. Not my preference. How do I eliminate Bing from this phone?

Asked by Carden 1 month ago

Last reply by L. M. 1 month ago

iOS FireFox Suggestions Only Shows 1 Bookmark Result

Hi, Recently, when I type in the URL bar, there is only 1 suggestion from my bookmarks. Before, there were several bookmarks that show. I want the previous behavior bac… (read more)

Hi,

Recently, when I type in the URL bar, there is only 1 suggestion from my bookmarks. Before, there were several bookmarks that show.

I want the previous behavior back so that I only need to type a few characters and then choose one of the suggested bookmarks in the list of results. Now, I need to keep typing a lot more characters/words before the 1 bookmark I want shows up. Sometimes I can’t recall enough of the full URL so the bookmark I want never shows up.

This is a big downgrade in the user experience. Is there a setting to go back to the previous behavior?

Regards.

Asked by User 2 months ago

Last reply by Kiki 2 months ago

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Hey guys apparently I have opened a web site that instantly installed adware on my Samsung Galaxy S21 ultra 5G phone. I have installed AVG virus protection. I also have i… (read more)

Hey guys apparently I have opened a web site that instantly installed adware on my Samsung Galaxy S21 ultra 5G phone. I have installed AVG virus protection. I also have installed adblock app, and a Malware block app. Nothing works. I've tried the web fixes for Chrome. And Samsung Internet. Still nothing works. Anyone know how to fix this without resetting the phone back to factory.

Asked by Keith Fonville 2 months ago

Last reply by Paul 2 months ago

Disabled most visited websites automatically added in homepage ?

How to disbale most visited websites get automatically added in homepage of Firefox android browser ? I kept shortcuts option enabled to add shortcut manually as pe… (read more)

How to disbale most visited websites get automatically added in homepage of Firefox android browser ?

I kept shortcuts option enabled to add shortcut manually as per user choice. I don't want browser to add most recently visited websites to get add as shortcuts in tile form in homepage of firebox browser.

Is there any config to disabled for this issue ? Please help

Asked by dilal35221 3 months ago

Last reply by Paul 2 months ago

Homepage polluted by recently visited

Hi, this issue has been present for a long time for me, and with many versions of Firefox Nightly for Android. I'm always using the latest nightly for browsing Youtube o… (read more)

Hi, this issue has been present for a long time for me, and with many versions of Firefox Nightly for Android.

I'm always using the latest nightly for browsing Youtube only, with a set of specific settings and addons (since we can't use profiles on Android yet)

My problem is I've configured the Homepage to never show anything but a few URLs I chose to pin, you can see my settings and my homepage in the screenshots attached.

Despite the "Recently visited" setting being disabled, sometimes, but not everytime, the last pages I visited are added to the Homepage, after the pinned sites. I have no idea what triggers it or not, if I'm doing something wrong or if it's a bug.

Thanks for your help !

Asked by Nonoy7 3 months ago

Last reply by Paul 2 months ago

Firefox BROWSER

I've emailed you twice about having downloaded the firefox browser and I keep getting a: get the browser in the Google play store message. See my former emailsfor more in… (read more)

I've emailed you twice about having downloaded the firefox browser and I keep getting a: get the browser in the Google play store message. See my former emailsfor more information.

Reply to: [email address] or

               [email address]

Asked by frieradler 3 months ago

Last reply by Paul 3 months ago

Firefox randomly switches to dark mode (Fennec for Android)

Sometimes I use the browser while the system is in dark mode. Then I switch system to light mode. FF recognizes it and switches to light mode accordingly. Then I … (read more)

  1. Sometimes I use the browser while the system is in dark mode.
  2. Then I switch system to light mode. FF recognizes it and switches to light mode accordingly.
  3. Then I use it in light mode for a little more.
  4. Then some time passes (maybe a few hours), I don't use FF during that time.
  5. Then, I tap on FF icon, the browser starts, but immediately switches back to dark mode, while the system is still in light mode.
  6. I have to close FF by swiping on it in task switcher, and then tap on the app again.
  7. FF now uses light/dark theme according to system.

Device: Motorola Edge 30 Neo with stock Android 14.

I am using Fennec: 124.1.0 (Build #1241020), 516df33ca9+ GV: 124.0.1-20240326023132 AS: 124.0

Asked by lajby95 3 months ago

Last reply by Paul 3 months 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 3 months ago

Last reply by Paul 3 months ago

Saved to home screen icons disappeared

I thought half my apps were gone randomly, then I realized they are all the ones that were web pages Saved to Home Screen, by Firefox! I'm very upset because there's no w… (read more)

I thought half my apps were gone randomly, then I realized they are all the ones that were web pages Saved to Home Screen, by Firefox! I'm very upset because there's no way I can remember all of them, how can I restore?? Android, no desktop fixes please!

Asked by Chris Mark 3 months ago

Last reply by Paul 3 months ago