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sync doesn't work anymore

I'm really upset! The new v79 has half the features and sync wasn't running: always shows "last sync on 1970" and didn't let me select what to sync. I cleared the cache, … (pročitajte više)

I'm really upset! The new v79 has half the features and sync wasn't running: always shows "last sync on 1970" and didn't let me select what to sync. I cleared the cache, not solved... I cleared all my data, reconfigured, but still no sync! So I removed the app and manually installed the old one. Guess what? It still doesn't sync!!! Now I'm left with the Firefox I know and love but I can't use it because I have NO credentials and no bookmarks... I would like to kick someone...

Asked by Giangi prije 1 godina

Answered by Paul prije 1 godina

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Do collections sync?

I installed Firefox on both my phone and my tablet. As yet, collections and top sites did not get synced. Is it that by design or is there something not working? Thank yo… (pročitajte više)

I installed Firefox on both my phone and my tablet. As yet, collections and top sites did not get synced. Is it that by design or is there something not working?

Thank you.

Asked by Tiziano Solignani prije 1 godina

Answered by TyDraniu prije 1 godina

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Desktop passwords do not sync with Android.

I've searched and read several "fixes" for this problem, but they either don't make sense, are old, or don't work. I have enabled sync on both devices. I have selected lo… (pročitajte više)

I've searched and read several "fixes" for this problem, but they either don't make sense, are old, or don't work.

I have enabled sync on both devices. I have selected logins to be synced on both devices. I am not using primary password on either device. Still, I cannot get my passwords to show up in my android device.

Please help and keep it simple, because some of the answers elsewhere made no sense to me. I apparently need very small words to understand.

Asked by C. Michael prije 3 mjeseci

Answered by C. Michael prije 3 mjeseci

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Sync tabs won't work between my laptop and android

I am logged in on both my laptop (windows 8) and android, using my email. I want to sync my tabs so that I can open the same page on my phone and my laptop. I have three… (pročitajte više)

I am logged in on both my laptop (windows 8) and android, using my email. I want to sync my tabs so that I can open the same page on my phone and my laptop. I have three tabs open on my android, I go to firefox desktop, click the three lines in the top right corner, click library, click synced tabs, there is nothing there but "view synced tabs sidebar" (which is empty), "manage devices" (when I click it opens a blank page), and "sync now" (nothing happens when I click this). In my settings, under connected services, I see both my desktop and my android device, so it is recognizing that I am logged in to both places. Somehow I managed to migrate my bookmarks from my laptop to my phone, but it doesn't update when I add anything new (should it? I can't find a 'sync bookmarks' button). If it's important, I had to sign in on my phone with my email address, as the QR code on my laptop doesn't show up, instead says "pairing unsuccessful, try again". Nothing changes when I click this. Please help, this is very frustrating and I can't find anything that will explain why this is happening or what I'm doing wrong.

Asked by MegL prije 1 godina

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How to get to the QR code?

L.s., I'm trying to set up firefox sync between my laptop and my phone. In my phone it says to go to firefox.com/pair and scan the QR code, but there isn't any there. How… (pročitajte više)

L.s.,

I'm trying to set up firefox sync between my laptop and my phone. In my phone it says to go to firefox.com/pair and scan the QR code, but there isn't any there. How do you get to it?

Thanks in advance,

Rinus

Asked by rinusbroekmans01 prije 1 godina

Last reply by TyDraniu prije 1 godina

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request to unlock Facebook locked Facebook account

Hello dear Facebook team my Facebook account has been locked it has problem regarding confirmed identity i have nothing to confirm my safe please help me to unlock my Fac… (pročitajte više)

Hello dear Facebook team my Facebook account has been locked it has problem regarding confirmed identity i have nothing to confirm my safe please help me to unlock my Facebook account name ma ka laadla my

Asked by mdjamshed17240 prije 2 mjeseci

Answered by Paul prije 2 mjeseci

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Where to find the "code scanner"?

I just installed Firefox for Android. I'm trying to sync my device for the first time. The app said to open firefox.com/pair on my desktop & take a picture with my c… (pročitajte više)

I just installed Firefox for Android. I'm trying to sync my device for the first time. The app said to open firefox.com/pair on my desktop & take a picture with my camera of the symbol. So I opened firefox.com/pair on my desktop (Windows 10) and it shows a box that says, "Connect to another device {title} Open the code scanner on your Firefox app and show the code when ready. [Show code] {button}"

I looked on my app & can't find a code scanner anywhere. Anyone know where to find it?

Asked by Sandy prije 6 mjeseci

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Android Firefox can't login

I can login to post in this Demoncrat filthy forum, but I can't login into Firefox Sync in Android because it says my account is blocked. Crappy management, crappy softwa… (pročitajte više)

I can login to post in this Demoncrat filthy forum, but I can't login into Firefox Sync in Android because it says my account is blocked. Crappy management, crappy software.

Asked by heitor1 prije 9 mjeseci

Last reply by Paul prije 9 mjeseci

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Firefox Android not syncing with hosted sync server

Hello everybody, I hope you're doing well in theses days, and your health is good ! A few months ago, I installed with success my own Firefox sync server. It is working l… (pročitajte više)

Hello everybody,

I hope you're doing well in theses days, and your health is good ! A few months ago, I installed with success my own Firefox sync server. It is working like a charm with both desktop Windows and Linux version, but it doesn't work with Android version. I discovered that the client try to reach a bad URL (see my preceding post: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1288028). Moreover, with the last version, we can't modify anymore the identity.sync.tokenserver.uri In the Nightly version, this parameter isn't present. Have we any chance to use Firefox android version with a custom sync server ? Thanks a lot in advance for your help.

Pascal

Asked by pilou2 prije 1 godina

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Changed phones and it didn't sync my collections.

I recently upgraded my phone from a galaxy s8+ to a galaxy s21. I had chose to do trade in so i just factory reset my old phone and sent it in but what i forgot to do was… (pročitajte više)

I recently upgraded my phone from a galaxy s8+ to a galaxy s21. I had chose to do trade in so i just factory reset my old phone and sent it in but what i forgot to do was sync my collections as I had a lot of those on my old phone. Sadly I only realized that after I sent it in and reset it. I'd like to get those back but I do not know how. Everything else seems to have synced fine but not collections. I checked what all accounts are supposed to be synced and that phones account is one of them, but I am not sure since I know longer have access to that phone if I am actually able to get those collections back. So I was wondering if that would be possible or not. Any help would be greatly appreciated!

Asked by Undertale4612 prije 9 mjeseci

Answered by TyDraniu prije 9 mjeseci

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Can't pair devices

Recently I tried to sent tab to my smartphone, but couldn`t do it. I'm logged in on both devices, desktop and android, but they don't paired. I can't find such option (wh… (pročitajte više)

Recently I tried to sent tab to my smartphone, but couldn`t do it. I'm logged in on both devices, desktop and android, but they don't paired. I can't find such option (when I`m trying to log out and log in again, I just need to put my email and password, there is no pair option). Also sync doesn't work on Android (I tried to tap, but nothing happened) and sync options are inactive.

Asked by Belk1n prije 1 godina

Answered by Belk1n prije 1 godina

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Add Collections to Firefox Sync

Firefox for Mobile needs to sync Collections too. My wife typically trusts me to make the tech decisions in my household, and is fine with using and supporting Mozilla an… (pročitajte više)

Firefox for Mobile needs to sync Collections too.

My wife typically trusts me to make the tech decisions in my household, and is fine with using and supporting Mozilla and Firefox. Overall, she likes the new Mobile Firefox too, as do I.

She's a typical Tab Hoarder kind of user. On her last phone, I introduced her to Collections. Much easier to use and get to than Bookmarks, easy to understand, good at helping her control the immense amount of tabs she otherwise has open. She basically fell in love with the feature.

A few days ago she got a new phone. We still have her old one, but the screen is 1/3 cracks and it no longer holds a charge well. "Well loved", for sure.

Install Firefox on new phone --> sync over her stuff --> all good... Well, wait... Where are her collections with her hundred-or-more tabs in them for various stuff?

Turns out they don't sync?

I've been helping her manually move over the tabs from the collections on her old phone to the new phone, but I feel *extremely* lucky we still have the phone. If she'd lost her phone instead, that would be quite the amount of time she'd spent getting acquainted with and using this feature just to find it doesn't save anywhere.

This was all essentially written as a real-life use-case, for the following plea:

Please, *please* add Collections to what is able to be synced with the Firefox Sync feature.

Asked by AreBC prije 1 godina

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I'm going to have a seizure trying to fix things by text! I've used FF for over 20 years, give me a break!

CALL ME! xxx-xxx-xxxx, SO I CAN LIE BACK & TELL SOMEONE HOW I SCREWED UP! I HAVE TBI, & AM GOING TO HAVE A SEIZURE IF I CAN'T GET BOTH MY PHONES BACK HOW THEY WER… (pročitajte više)

CALL ME! xxx-xxx-xxxx, SO I CAN LIE BACK & TELL SOMEONE HOW I SCREWED UP! I HAVE TBI, & AM GOING TO HAVE A SEIZURE IF I CAN'T GET BOTH MY PHONES BACK HOW THEY WERE! I'M REPLACING 1 OF 2 PHONES I USE EVERY DAY, BOTH HAVE 15 YEARS OF BOOKMARKS, WHICH I CANNOT LOSE! I'M HAVING TROUBLE TYPING, & SEEING! ALL I WANT IS TO HAVE PHONES WORK! NO, I'M NOT CALLING 911, I WANT TO FIX PHONES! ... @gmail.com aka Ron Jordan aka ... @gmail.com I live out of these phones! Can you just help me so I can eat dinner, then sit back & relax?


edited email and phone# from search/spam bots view as this is a public community forum and nobody here does one on one support by phone or email.

Asked by TBIMan2000 aka R.J. prije 11 mjeseci

Last reply by Paul prije 10 mjeseci

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Failed sync setup between new Note 20 Ultra and desktop Firefox

I've been trying to setup sync between Firefox on my new Note 20 Ultra and my laptop and I keep failing at step #7. Sync Setup process as I understand it: 1. Login to Fi… (pročitajte više)

I've been trying to setup sync between Firefox on my new Note 20 Ultra and my laptop and I keep failing at step #7.

Sync Setup process as I understand it:

  1. 1. Login to Firefox on both smartphone and in desktop device
  2. 2. From Firefox in smartphone go to Settings -> Synced Tabs then click "Sign into sync"
  3. 3. On desktop device, go to firefox.com/pair
  4. 4. On the Firefox pairing site, click "Show Code"
  5. 5. On smartphone, click "Ready to scan" then scan the QR code on your desktop with your smartphone
  6. 6. On smartphone, confirm that the information listed for the device you're trying to sync with is correct and click "Confirm pairing"
  7. 7. On your desktop device a page opens that states, "Open your authentication app and enter the security code it provides".

And here is where I hit the snag. I don't understand what authentication app it wants me to use or where this 6-digit security code is supposed to come from. I have used Lockwise, I have it installed on my Note and am logged in, but I don't receive any sort of notification on my phone or on my laptop telling me what security code I'm supposed to use.

Additionally, I have tried using the email method instead of the QR code scanning method to sync and I still end up at a dead-end in the exact same spot in the process. Please help.

Asked by Rebecca prije 1 godina

Answered by Paul prije 1 godina

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Sync android phone with Firefox on PC. Keept getting "missing oauth parameter.channel.id" Bad request.

I want to sync my android phone with my desktop PC. I follow the instructions on the phone and scan the QR code on the PC and then I always get "missing oauth parameter.… (pročitajte više)

I want to sync my android phone with my desktop PC. I follow the instructions on the phone and scan the QR code on the PC and then I always get "missing oauth parameter.channel.id" Bad request.

Please assist.

Asked by talucp prije 10 mjeseci

Last reply by Paul prije 10 mjeseci

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.htpasswd autocomplete not working

Normal logins are working fine, but if I have to sign into sites which require a .htpasswd login, no user and no password will be filled, though the data exists, because … (pročitajte više)

Normal logins are working fine, but if I have to sign into sites which require a .htpasswd login, no user and no password will be filled, though the data exists, because on desktop Firefox, it's working without problems.

If you need more information or maybe I can help you fix it, I'll do my best.

Asked by andi448 prije 1 godina

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer prije 1 godina