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How can I stop a piece of history from being shown in "Firefox Suggestions", which was made on an unapproachable device?

I just want to stop a piece of my own history from being shown on "Firefox Suggestion", which was made with a firefox browser on my previous device and is relatively priv… (read more)

I just want to stop a piece of my own history from being shown on "Firefox Suggestion", which was made with a firefox browser on my previous device and is relatively private.(I know I can do this by modifying "Search Suggestions->Show search suggestions ahead of browsing history in address bar results", but I would like to preserve the function itself). That device is permanently unapproachable, and so is that browser. I tried "Clear recent history -> Everything", but it didn't work as expected and that is still shown. I think clear all my history(not only those made on this currently used device) may help, how can I do it?

Asked by cheng.cheng56 1 month ago

Answered by cheng.cheng56 1 month ago

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Primary password implementation order

I'm using Firefox password manager, which syncs passwords on 4 PCs and 1 Android phone that I use. Getting ready to set up Primary Passwords. Once it is set on one PC, wh… (read more)

I'm using Firefox password manager, which syncs passwords on 4 PCs and 1 Android phone that I use. Getting ready to set up Primary Passwords. Once it is set on one PC, what happens when I go to use one of the other ones, where PP is not set yet? Don't need lock outs or other hassles that I see many users struggle with. Thanks!

Asked by yennif54 1 month ago

Answered by zeroknight 1 month ago

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Recent "refresh firefox. Now auto login does not work

Firefox 123.0.1 W10 Pro. Recent refresh of Firefox, suggested by Mozilla, due to some HTTP conflict. Refresh created a new profile and backed up/saved old profile. No… (read more)

Firefox 123.0.1 W10 Pro.

Recent refresh of Firefox, suggested by Mozilla, due to some HTTP conflict.

Refresh created a new profile and backed up/saved old profile. Now can not get auto login or auto fill to work. Will not stay logged in when leaving a page.

Can I remove the new profile and use the old one?

Asked by alphonsobellinni 1 month ago

Answered by Infinity__ 1 month ago

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"No proxy for" setting does not seem to consistently work

I use a privoxy hosted on my home server to route Firefox traffic through a VPN. It usually works fine, but I am trying to set a few services to bypass the proxy using th… (read more)

I use a privoxy hosted on my home server to route Firefox traffic through a VPN. It usually works fine, but I am trying to set a few services to bypass the proxy using the "No proxy for" box in the Firefox connection settings - specifically streaming sites like netflix, hulu, and plex. Despite putting these domains in the "no proxy for" box, the proxy still seems to be applied - ie. Netflix fails to stream as it would if I were connecting through the VPN.

To test, I also tried adding "whatismyipaddress.com" to the "no proxy for" box, and this did successfully bypass the vpn (showing my real IP), so it is working to some degree. I can also confirm that that site shows my vpn IP when it is not on the whitelist.

I assume that these streaming services are connecting to a different domain when streaming video, which is not on the whitelist to bypass the proxy because I have not added them. Does anyone know if this is the case, and if so, how I could fix the issue?

Thanks.

Asked by isthissoup 1 month ago

Answered by isthissoup 1 month ago

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Unwanted "Manage Password" suggestions in Special:UserRights on MediaWiki sites

Hi everyone, I'm encountering an issue specifically on MediaWiki sites, like this one, where the "Special:UserRights" page behaves strangely. Whenever I try to type in t… (read more)

Hi everyone,

I'm encountering an issue specifically on MediaWiki sites, like this one, where the "Special:UserRights" page behaves strangely. Whenever I try to type in the input area, the browser suggests "Manage Password" even though it's not a relevant action on this page.

I'm using Firefox 123.00 and this happens on both my Linux (Ubuntu 22.04) and Windows 11 OS. I don't have any password manager extensions installed.

While this might seem like a minor inconvenience, it's quite disruptive to the workflow when managing user rights on MediaWiki sites.

Has anyone else experienced this issue? Is there a known solution or workaround to prevent the "Manage Password" suggestion from appearing on the "Special:UserRights" page?

Thanks in advance for any help!

Asked by Abrarul Hasan 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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Deceptive Site warning

When I try to go to my webmail I sometimes am presented with a Deceptive Site Ahead warning. I am quite happy that although the SSL might not be current that the website… (read more)

When I try to go to my webmail I sometimes am presented with a Deceptive Site Ahead warning.

I am quite happy that although the SSL might not be current that the website is safe for me to go there. How do I stop this annoying feature from activating?

Asked by Paul Barrow 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 month ago

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Disconnection from my mozilla account everytime I load utube

Today I went to utube and couldn't watch anything. I noticed a new item in the bar at top of screen, it stated account has disconnected. I changed my password and went ba… (read more)

Today I went to utube and couldn't watch anything. I noticed a new item in the bar at top of screen, it stated account has disconnected. I changed my password and went back to utube and locked out again. I am running a full system scan just in case.

Image of account button.

Asked by ardy01 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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No option for autofilling credit cards in Privacy & Security settings.

I've been trying to add my credit card to my account on Firefox but I cant seem to find a setting for autofilling in settings. I've looked at the forum but cant find the … (read more)

I've been trying to add my credit card to my account on Firefox but I cant seem to find a setting for autofilling in settings. I've looked at the forum but cant find the "Autofill credit cards" checkbox.

Am I missing something here? I have attached screenshots of what I see in my settings section.

Asked by Brion 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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Firefox very buggy!!!

My Firefox has gotten so buggy lately I can't use it. I'm writing from Edge. THere are numerous issues. The sign in process got messed up a couple months ago. IT asks… (read more)

My Firefox has gotten so buggy lately I can't use it. I'm writing from Edge. THere are numerous issues. The sign in process got messed up a couple months ago. IT asks for email address, then doesn't provide password screen option, takes forever to send email, and then sometimes repeats itself. Tabs crash and clicks fail to work randomly. Out of desperation I reset my Firefox password and that seemed to help temporarily, but not enough. So what's happened and how to fix??? Thanks.

Asked by dbissett 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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I can't turn off SafeSearch, set on Strict by default

Bing says my browser is the one to set my SafeSearch on strict by default, but I can't find the option to turn it off. Is there even an option or is this a Bing issue? … (read more)

Bing says my browser is the one to set my SafeSearch on strict by default, but I can't find the option to turn it off. Is there even an option or is this a Bing issue?

Asked by lu 1 month ago

Answered by lu 1 month ago

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Sudden lack of access to university gmail account

Hi folks, So my university uses gmail and accesses with Duo Mobile. I usually use Firefox on a Win11 PC, no problem. This morning for some reason firefox will not let m… (read more)

Hi folks, So my university uses gmail and accesses with Duo Mobile. I usually use Firefox on a Win11 PC, no problem. This morning for some reason firefox will not let me even begin the login process. Chrome works fine. I have disabled four extensions (DuckDuckGoprivacy, Unpaywall, YoutubeNonstop, Boomerang) and restarted, no change.

Screenshot shows errormessage on Firefox, with functional Chrome screen in background.

This has to be a firefox issue? help please!

Asked by SLG 1 month ago

Answered by SLG 1 month ago

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adding websites to location permissions in firefox

I cannot find a way to add websites to the location permissions in Firefox Windows PC. I can easily get to the "Location Permissions settings " but there is no way to add… (read more)

I cannot find a way to add websites to the location permissions in Firefox Windows PC. I can easily get to the "Location Permissions settings " but there is no way to add, only remove. When I display the access icon in the URL address bar, it shows " you have granted the website additional permissions" , but the site does not display in the FF Settings-Location Box, and the target website does allow me access based on location. Is there another area where location is restricted? would appreciate some help, thx.

Asked by rejemard 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

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Credit Card Auto-Fill

Hi there, Using up to date Firefox on a Mac, London UK. Recently returned from travel in Japan. The bank cards auto-fill stopped working & Auto-fill does not appear … (read more)

Hi there,

Using up to date Firefox on a Mac, London UK. Recently returned from travel in Japan. The bank cards auto-fill stopped working & Auto-fill does not appear in Privacy Settings (it is not there – no need to request a check please:)?

Spent 2 hours on Mozilla support/community etc. No answers – including 'make a new profile'...(& why - won' that affect history etc)?

Would be very grateful for any help please?

With thanks,

Alex

Asked by amreuben 2 months ago

Answered by amreuben 2 months ago