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Removing and adding back AOL email accounts

I use TB 68.8.1 with 4 AOL accounts, 3 of them are POP and 1 IMAP on a Windows 7 PC. AOL just sent a notice saying that by October 20th, I need to 1. download their apps… (read more)

I use TB 68.8.1 with 4 AOL accounts, 3 of them are POP and 1 IMAP on a Windows 7 PC. AOL just sent a notice saying that by October 20th, I need to 1. download their apps to my devices, not going to happen, 2. continue using a 3rd party client but remove and add back the accounts to reconfigure for their new security or 3. use a 1 time app password that must be redone every time you sign out. This option seems cumbersome since my computer is not on all the time. Do I really need to remove the accounts and re add or is it just some settings to change? If I have to remove the accounts what about my messages that are not saved in specific local folders? I had the Import/Export Tools but it had been disabled many version ago as legacy. Can this be done by creating a new profile before and moving messages after adding the accounts again? I do have EMailchemy which can save the messages but not sure about getting back into TB. Thanks

Asked by MikeZZ 1 month ago

Answered by sfhowes 1 month ago

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adobe flash player for firefox

Hi,my name is Amit.I just got the message that adobe flash player will stop working in firefox in December 2020. What will replace it? Should I download something for my … (read more)

Hi,my name is Amit.I just got the message that adobe flash player will stop working in firefox in December 2020. What will replace it? Should I download something for my browser?Where from should I download? I've got the Hebrew version of firefox for windows.Thank you very much!

Asked by amitbr16 3 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 3 days ago

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Can't unpin a site

Hi, I opened Firefox this morning and found Amazon pinned among my top sites. Weirdly enough, I can't unpin it or dismiss it - it just stays there whatever I do (in contr… (read more)

Hi, I opened Firefox this morning and found Amazon pinned among my top sites. Weirdly enough, I can't unpin it or dismiss it - it just stays there whatever I do (in contrast to other pinned sites). It's not a huge problem, but I have some ethical issues with Amazon, so the last thing I want to see every time I open my browser is their logo. I also wonder how did it get there in the first place (I sometimes do browse the site to get an idea what are the prices of various products, but not too often and I'm not sure if there is a way to pin it by accident at all). Does anyone have the same problem?

Asked by rypeld 1 week ago

Answered by rypeld 1 week ago

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All downloads on Firefox Android fail.

Since I installed Firefox on my android phone, I cannot download anything directly from the browser. Anything I try to download returns with the "Download Failed" message… (read more)

Since I installed Firefox on my android phone, I cannot download anything directly from the browser. Anything I try to download returns with the "Download Failed" message, it being a photo, a .zip file, a pdf file or anything in between.

I'm using a Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 with Android 7.0. Chrome on the other hand seems to work flawlessly. Firefox is set as the default browser for the device, given all the permissions (storage, camera, microphone, etc) and set to unlimited data usage on both WiFi and mobile data. What is rather peculiar is that my friend's Xiaomi Redmi Note 4x that has firefox installed, downloads any file without error.

Attached are pics showing the issue.

Asked by Bambacha 1 week ago

Answered by Bambacha 6 days ago

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Message list panel now has more white space (fewer messages shown) and dangerously confusing hover highlighting v78.3.2

I just upgraded to 78.3.2, and the message list panel now has significantly more spacing, less denstiy. There is more whitespace between lines. And there does not appear … (read more)

I just upgraded to 78.3.2, and the message list panel now has significantly more spacing, less denstiy. There is more whitespace between lines. And there does not appear to be any option to reset this back to the previous compact view?

EDIT: Adding a note about an additional issue with the message list panel that is discussed in this thread... Prior to v78.3.2, a message/line in the message list pane would not become highlighted until I *clicked* on it. Now, whenever I just pass my mouse over the list, the message under the mouse becomes highlighted (and the last message(s) *selected* also remains highlighted). This results in two or more non-adjacent messages being highlighted in the same way at the same time. This is a poor usability experience and dangerous design that has caused me to perform operations on unintended messages multiple times, even nearly accidentally deleting messages. This usability degradation creates a risk of data loss.

KEYWORDS: message thread pane, message list panel, UX, UI design, usability, accessibility

Asked by sells59 1 week ago

Answered by Toad-Hall 1 week ago

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Stop sharing address books between accounts

I recently added a Gmail account to my laptop (in addition to my regular Comcast account). After the addition, I noticed the Gmail account has the same address book at t… (read more)

I recently added a Gmail account to my laptop (in addition to my regular Comcast account). After the addition, I noticed the Gmail account has the same address book at the Comcast account. I do NOT want this to be the case. How do I fix this? I want to end up with all my old addresses in the Comcast account and no addresses in the Gmail account (so I can start building a separate Gmail account address book)

Asked by newdayrj 12 hours ago

Answered by sfhowes 11 hours ago

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Opened PDF from site is missing: "File moved or missing"

Hello Everyone, Last Friday (10/16/20) I opened a pdf file from a link that expired at the end of the day. I believe I clicked "open" instead of "save" and was able to vi… (read more)

Hello Everyone,

Last Friday (10/16/20) I opened a pdf file from a link that expired at the end of the day. I believe I clicked "open" instead of "save" and was able to view the pdf from the browser with a URL destination leading to a directory in my computer. No sweat, its on the computer... I figured I can access it later on. Today I look in my temp folder (URL destination) and my downloads, and can't find the file. I go to my firefox Library and see that the file is in the "downloads" section. However, it says that the file is moved or missing, and I don't remember moving or deleting this file...

Any idea what firefox did with this file? Is there any way i can restore it or restore firefox history containing the file data? Appreciate any help. Thank You.

Asked by ilikegamesnstuff 12 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 8 hours ago

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gogle and yahoo analytics

I am getting a note from BitDefender that is is blocking my default browser (Opera) from contacting analytics.yahoo.com. Is there a way in firefox to block all analytics… (read more)

I am getting a note from BitDefender that is is blocking my default browser (Opera) from contacting analytics.yahoo.com. Is there a way in firefox to block all analytics ?

Asked by Manfreddy 13 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 12 hours ago

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New Tab Pocket Settings Missing

I had accidentally refreshed my Firefox, and after adding back all my old data, I found that the pocket stories were missing form my new tab. I manged to fix this issue, … (read more)

I had accidentally refreshed my Firefox, and after adding back all my old data, I found that the pocket stories were missing form my new tab. I manged to fix this issue, but when I go into new tab settings to make it show more than 3 stories, there are no options for them. It just gives me options for search, top sites, highlights, and snippets. How do I get these settings back?

Asked by K00lman 13 hours ago

Answered by K00lman 4 hours ago

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TB message list display format

I have a friend who has persisted with Eudora all these years but finally is about to bite the bullet and use TB. She misses the "ruled page" format of inboxes/outboxes t… (read more)

I have a friend who has persisted with Eudora all these years but finally is about to bite the bullet and use TB. She misses the "ruled page" format of inboxes/outboxes that she found helpful in Eudora because of a slight visual impairment. This is nothing more than a horizontal line separating one message entry from the next in a message list.

Is there any way to add this functionality to TB's display format? Add-on? Alternate CSS? TIA for any insight

Asked by dougf1 13 hours ago

Answered by sfhowes 10 hours ago

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lost bookmarks

Locking this thread.Please continue here: [/questions/1309336] 2 days ago i clicked a firefox add on to speed up my computer. It has removed my bookmarks and toolbar acc… (read more)

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2 days ago i clicked a firefox add on to speed up my computer. It has removed my bookmarks and toolbar access for my emails. So I want to remove this add on. Ive found a option called firefox default setting but will this again remove my bookmarks etc. I just want to go back to where my computer was before this add on- which didnt even speed up my system - so I can restore my data.

Philip

Asked by philipgperry 14 hours ago

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bookmarks

How can I get back the bookmarks that were deleted on the recent upgrade? I've tried system restore to the day before the upgrade, but the folder is empty and the new "bo… (read more)

How can I get back the bookmarks that were deleted on the recent upgrade? I've tried system restore to the day before the upgrade, but the folder is empty and the new "bookmark" process is a mess. I'd hate to lose the many references stored in the previous collection.

Asked by e_schorr 15 hours ago

Answered by FredMcD 13 hours ago

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How to deactivate recently visited sites on main (home) page?

How to deactivate saving recently visited sites on main (home) page? Maybe with any option in about:config? Without using any plugins! Как отключить сохранение недавних п… (read more)

How to deactivate saving recently visited sites on main (home) page? Maybe with any option in about:config? Without using any plugins!

Как отключить сохранение недавних посещенных сайтов на главной (домашней) странице Firefox? Возможно есть варианты сделать это через about:config? Без использования сторонних плагинов и расширений!

Asked by m39fz1 16 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 12 hours ago

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Profile size and concern that it may crash as too large.

I am using Thunderbird 78.3.3 (32-bit) as my email client and my profile file is 30GB, is this too big ? Is there a sensible limit on size ? can I place some emails off… (read more)

I am using Thunderbird 78.3.3 (32-bit) as my email client and my profile file is 30GB, is this too big ? Is there a sensible limit on size ? can I place some emails off my profile that I may want to access in the future but are not needed on a day to day basis ? how do i do this. Help please. Thanks. Mark

Asked by MarkKennett 21 hours ago

Answered by Stans 14 hours ago

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Thunderbird

I am using Thunderbird V 78.3.3 (32 Bit) which is up to date on a Windows 7 Ultimate '(64 Bit)' Would this cause any problems. I am scared to upgrade to 64 Bit for fear I… (read more)

I am using Thunderbird V 78.3.3 (32 Bit) which is up to date on a Windows 7 Ultimate '(64 Bit)' Would this cause any problems. I am scared to upgrade to 64 Bit for fear I may lose all my emails.

Asked by brianbydesign 22 hours ago

Answered by Toad-Hall 12 hours ago