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Found solution for changing default fonts doesn't seem to change anything / need help

I found this thread. I set font.name.sans-serif.x-western and added to the start of font.name-list.sans-serif.x-western, but I don't think something has changed. It's Fen… (read more)

I found this thread. I set font.name.sans-serif.x-western and added to the start of font.name-list.sans-serif.x-western, but I don't think something has changed. It's Fennec F-Droid and the font ABeeZee. So does anyone has some advice? Thank you very much

Asked by deinbarackenkumpel 2 days ago

Answered by Paul 19 hours ago

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Cannot access about:config as of 2022-Oct-25

About:config simply shows me a blank screen. I need to customize a few settings and I presently cannot. This question marks this as answered but the answer is talking ab… (read more)

About:config simply shows me a blank screen.

I need to customize a few settings and I presently cannot. This question marks this as answered but the answer is talking about a solution to the specific reason they were trying to access about:config, not why they cannot access it. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1373286

Others say to use the nightly build, which I don't want. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1302626

What's the deal? I've spent an hour or so now looking this up and haven't found anything.

Asked by ImplierOfThings 1 month ago

Answered by Paul 1 month ago

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No wallpapers to choose from in homepage settings

I just updated to version 106.1.0. Before the update, there were 6 wallpaper options in homepage settings. According to this after updating there was supposed to be more … (read more)

I just updated to version 106.1.0. Before the update, there were 6 wallpaper options in homepage settings. According to this after updating there was supposed to be more wallpaper options to choose from. But after updating not only there are no new options, but the existing options are also removed.

Asked by Ram Pawar 1 month ago

Answered by Ram Pawar 1 month ago

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How to prevent space after period in address bar?

I know this is a feature of Android and/or my keyboard (Gboard), but is it possible to prevent putting a space after a period when typing in the address bar? Otherwise I… (read more)

I know this is a feature of Android and/or my keyboard (Gboard), but is it possible to prevent putting a space after a period when typing in the address bar? Otherwise I end up with things like "firefox. com" which gets sent to the search engine. Thanks

Asked by taka 1 month ago

Answered by taka 1 month ago

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Custom extension for firefox android

Hello! Look, i just cannot find a way to install my own small addon for firefox android that i made on my own device. I dont need it to be publicly available. I dont need… (read more)

Hello!

Look, i just cannot find a way to install my own small addon for firefox android that i made on my own device. I dont need it to be publicly available. I dont need noone to install it. I just want to install it on my own phone, and that's it, nothing more! That's just a small, few-lines-of-code addon which blocks annoying ads on a certain site me and my wife are using. All i want to install it on our phones. I dont care if it will be firefox nightly release for devs, or anything. If there's any way to install it, like using web-ext, adb, or maybe anything other than that - please let me know. I just spent 50x time more trying to install it on my own phone than actually writing it. Please, i really hope you can help. Thank you in advance!

Asked by kkls.mike 1 month ago

Answered by Paul 1 month ago

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XDA-dev URLs open in the wrong app

When I have "Open links in apps" turned on, for some reason all links to xda-developers.com URLs are directed to the Nextcloud app — which obviously doesn't know what to … (read more)

When I have "Open links in apps" turned on, for some reason all links to xda-developers.com URLs are directed to the Nextcloud app — which obviously doesn't know what to do with them.

I enjoy the "open in app" feature but this is frustrating. I checked in the app information settings that the Nextcloud app doesn't open any URLs by default, and certainly not specific to xda-dev...?

Asked by Haverholm 2 months ago

Answered by Haverholm 1 month ago

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Physical Keyboard Access

I'm a physical keyboard user for Android and find it impossible to use Firefox, there doesn't seem to be any documentation on simple keyboard shortcuts for access the add… (read more)

I'm a physical keyboard user for Android and find it impossible to use Firefox, there doesn't seem to be any documentation on simple keyboard shortcuts for access the addressbar or menubar, getting to search in the page, or access fine-grained tools for navigation like there is on the desktop version.

Where are these features documented? The Android Talkback feature doesn't cut it for me.

Asked by Nathan 1 month ago

Answered by Paul 1 month ago

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How to keep Mozilla VPN always on with Android OS?

Mozila VPN on Android sometimes appear to automatically turn itself off. The explanation could be in your settings on Android: Go to settings, - select Apps, - - choo… (read more)

Mozila VPN on Android sometimes appear to automatically turn itself off.

The explanation could be in your settings on Android: Go to settings, - select Apps, - - choose Mozilla VPN in the list, - - - go to Battery and select background Use,

go back to Mozilla VPN in the list, - - - go to Mobile Data, - - - - turn On "Allow Background Data Usage" - - - - turn On "Allow App while Data saver is On"

now your VPN shouldn't turn off any longer.

When restarting your phone the explanation why the Mozilla VPN is OFF is that to keep your security, the app requires re-authenticating with their servers (new encryption key).

Asked by 139744cwb$×^4ho74cqo#€7bxq3b 1 year ago

Answered by 139744cwb$×^4ho74cqo#€7bxq3b 1 year ago

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Custom addons / extensions broken in Firefox nightly

Hi, I tried following this guide: https://blog.mozilla.org/addons/2020/09/29/expanded-extension-support-in-firefox-for-android-nightly/ For these add-ons: https://addons.… (read more)

Asked by thekiefs 2 months ago

Answered by thekiefs 2 months ago

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firefox freezes, uses too much data

Please, please, please... bring back the pre v. 100 ability to not remember History, and to completely Close Apps when closing Firefox!!! (& to really not remember… (read more)

Please, please, please... bring back the pre v. 100 ability to not remember History, and to completely Close Apps when closing Firefox!!! (& to really not remember history, or tabs)

High data use and freezing makes that I have to go into Settings/Apps/Firefox/Storage/cache and delete all, because Firefox froze at each use, as it was suddenly remembering every site opened, despite my checking the boxes not to remember upon closing. Many sites are opened accidentally, as Firefox is the default browser. Not really closing any site, so I run out of data room? (Deleting app data fixes the unresponsive app.)

I really miss the pre 100 versions, when Firefox was dependable, fast, and lean in data use. And tried all the other new versions, but they all have the same site cookies hoarding problem. That is a very data heavy way to be fast, that leads to a lot of crashes where internet infrastructure is minimal.

Thank you for reading. CB

Asked by wdhc 2 months ago

Last reply by Paul 2 months ago

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Print to pdf with

Hello, Quite à few month ago, after update, my new Firefox for Android does not allow me to access to the print option. I cannot find the page nor the tools options using… (read more)

Hello,

Quite à few month ago, after update, my new Firefox for Android does not allow me to access to the print option. I cannot find the page nor the tools options using my mobile. When using edge, chrome or other browser, I still do have this option and therefore able to print pdf copies of the resources I do want to archive. Is it possible to know why these printing options are unaccessible on Firefox using Android ?

Regards

Asked by Yacou 8 months ago

Answered by Paul 8 months ago

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Firefox android can't put a shortcut to Piped on my home page?

I originally was able to create the home page shortcut to Piped with Chrome, but the shortcut launched Chrome, even though Firefox is my default browser? Piped [https://p… (read more)

I originally was able to create the home page shortcut to Piped with Chrome, but the shortcut launched Chrome, even though Firefox is my default browser?

Piped [https://piped.kavin.rocks/https://pip.../|Piped]

So I deleted the shortcut. Now, Chrome no longer even offers me the option to "Add to Home Screen" from the Piped page, but it still does for other sites. Within Chrome, It now offers me the option to open the page in Firefox, even if I make Chrome the default browser.

How can I get a shortcut to Piped on my home page that will open in Firefox?

Asked by noel_envode 3 months ago

Answered by Paul 3 months ago

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Bitwarden Extension

I have been unable to get the Bitwarden Extension to add to Firefox on my Android devices. I have uploaded 4 images (from Google Pixel 3s xl) showing what I have tried. C… (read more)

I have been unable to get the Bitwarden Extension to add to Firefox on my Android devices. I have uploaded 4 images (from Google Pixel 3s xl) showing what I have tried.

Can you assist please with information how to get the correct file?

Asked by paulshanks48 3 months ago

Answered by paulshanks48 3 months ago

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Address autofill doesn't show in 104.1.0

Address autofill doesn't show, after I updated my app to version 104.1.0 yesterday. I have tried force-closing the app, deleting the cache and restarting my phone, but to… (read more)

Address autofill doesn't show, after I updated my app to version 104.1.0 yesterday. I have tried force-closing the app, deleting the cache and restarting my phone, but to no avail. The Danish translation should be "Autoudfyld adresse".

Asked by mikkel.hk 3 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 3 months ago