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Finding desktop tabs on an Android device after syncing

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I set up FF Sync between my desktop and my Android phone, but I do not see any of my desktop tabs on my phone. I saw something about sharing the desktop tab with other devices, but there are no *3 dots* next to my address bar to allow me to do this.

How is this done?

It might be just another promised *feature* that doesn't work as advertised, or at least doesn't live up to the hype that FF boasts.

Thanks, Bruce

I set up FF Sync between my desktop and my Android phone, but I do not see any of my desktop tabs on my phone. I saw something about sharing the desktop tab with other devices, but there are no *3 dots* next to my address bar to allow me to do this. How is this done? It might be just another promised *feature* that doesn't work as advertised, or at least doesn't live up to the hype that FF boasts. Thanks, Bruce

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Hey Bruce,

I'm sorry that you have this issue.

In Firefox Android, you can click the tab button. There, you'll see three options: Normal browsing tabs, Private Browsing tabs, and Synchronized tabs. The icon for Synchronized tabs looks like a horizontally positioned phone on the top left corner of a computer.

Once you are there, click sync and it should tell you what tabs are open in all your other firefox browsers. When clicking sync, you will also get notified that you are syncing with another device.

Also, I'm sorry for your loss of trust in Firefox. It is a non-profit organization working really hard to give you the browser you love. After all, they are letting you browse the web.

Anyways, I hope this helps. Happy browsing!