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Change back / forward mouse button (Logitech MX Master 3) behaviour from Scroll Mode to back / forward navigation

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I use a Logitech MX Master 3 mouse, without any custom Logitech or other mouse software. When I press the mouse's back/forward buttons, instead of navigating back/forward, Firefox enter Scroll Mode (more info here). This is the same behaviour as when pressing the middle mouse button. However, I already have the middle mouse button for that! I want the back/forward buttons on the mouse to navigate back/forward. See the attached image for the back and forward buttons I'm referring to: they're directly under the horizontal scroll wheel.

Is there a way for Firefox to register the back/forward button presses as back/forward navigation commands?

I use a Logitech MX Master 3 mouse, without any custom Logitech or other mouse software. When I press the mouse's back/forward buttons, instead of navigating back/forward, Firefox enter Scroll Mode (more info [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/mouse-shortcuts-perform-common-tasks here]). This is the same behaviour as when pressing the middle mouse button. However, I already have the middle mouse button for that! I want the back/forward buttons on the mouse to navigate back/forward. See the attached image for the back and forward buttons I'm referring to: they're directly under the horizontal scroll wheel. Is there a way for Firefox to register the back/forward button presses as back/forward navigation commands?
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Are you sure you don't have the Logitech Options.app running on your machine? I've seen this countless times before. I've resolved it by killing the Logitech Options Daemon. This is a background process (daemon) that seems to get into a buggy state from time/to time.

In short, what's worked for me is killing the `Logitech Options Daemon` process. It will automatically start up again, and then viola, the forward and back buttons begin to work again.

I think the logitech team might need to look into this because I think the problem lies with their software.

I noticed you said you don't have any custom Logitech software. I have the app installed, but don't have any custom behavior. Perhaps that's the case for you?

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Thanks for your reply. I double checked the Activity Monitor and Firefox (and updated to the latest stable version), but no luck. I have no Logi process running and Firefox still behaves as described in my question.