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Shared tab not opening in FireFox for iOS

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When I send a tab from my computer to my iPhone, my iPhone doesn't open it automatically. The tabs sync between devices though. If I send a tab from my iPhone to my computer, the tab opens as expected. Any ideas?

When I send a tab from my computer to my iPhone, my iPhone doesn't open it automatically. The tabs sync between devices though. If I send a tab from my iPhone to my computer, the tab opens as expected. Any ideas?

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Found this on Reddit and it worked for me.

- Check first notifications are allowed in iOS. Settings > Notifications > Firefox. - On your iOS device tap menu > your email address > Manage Account & Devices > Devices & apps > Show. Disconnect your iOS device. - Sign in back in FireFox and now the shared tabs should work.

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Chosen Solution

Found this on Reddit and it worked for me.

- Check first notifications are allowed in iOS. Settings > Notifications > Firefox. - On your iOS device tap menu > your email address > Manage Account & Devices > Devices & apps > Show. Disconnect your iOS device. - Sign in back in FireFox and now the shared tabs should work.

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Juma, thank you so much for this solution. I have put hours into this over the years.

To Firefox, I would simply say, state this in your help files about sending tabs. This info is critical to make this feature work. Your failure to adequately document this has been the biggest impediment to me adopting Firefox as my primary browser.

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