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Why do I have to sign in to sync every single time I open the browswer..? it never remebers me at all until after I sign in.

It has my sign in saved...but it doesnt let me select it at all as supposed to. Then its like I just downloaded it as a new program every time I open it from my task bar … (read more)

It has my sign in saved...but it doesnt let me select it at all as supposed to. Then its like I just downloaded it as a new program every time I open it from my task bar

Asked by Peter M 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 day ago

Jumbled text

Every so often when I am browsing and go onto a website the text becomes all jumbled as if it can't read the font properly. This has only started happening recently. It d… (read more)

Every so often when I am browsing and go onto a website the text becomes all jumbled as if it can't read the font properly. This has only started happening recently. It definitely seems to be a font issue as when I copy the text and paste it into a document it reads perfectly and if I close the browser then open it again the text is back to normal. It seems to happen after I've been using the browser for a while.

Asked by richard192 1 month ago

Last reply by richard192 1 day ago

Firefox disabled ublock extension

FF produced a yellow message under URL pane say something like FF has disabled extension... unfortunately I could not read the entire message in time. I doul Ublock 1.33.… (read more)

FF produced a yellow message under URL pane say something like FF has disabled extension... unfortunately I could not read the entire message in time. I doul Ublock 1.33.2 disabled.

What would cause FF, version 86 to disable an extension

Asked by Mace2 1 day ago

Does using Firefox make cookie opt in on sites ineffective ?

Hi, I am confused about the two ways we control cookies. Firefox says its blocks trackers ( ie cookies), esp third party ones, which are the problematic ones. But when … (read more)

Hi,

I am confused about the two ways we control cookies. Firefox says its blocks trackers ( ie cookies), esp third party ones, which are the problematic ones. 

But when we surf, we see options to accept third party cookies. So far I always go ahead and select No. But could I be saving time by clicking yes; knowing Firefox blocks them anyway ? Shouldn't there be a way that Firefo sends information to the site I'm visiting automatically about my wish not to have third party trackers?

Thanks, Caroline

Asked by caroline16 2 days ago

Last reply by caroline16 2 days ago

Update to Firefox 86.0 (Mac) renamed the app Firefox 2!

I just updated Firefox on my Mac to Firefox 86.0 and the app itself became named Firefox 2. When it is running the name on dock is now Firefox 2. I tried to change it b… (read more)

I just updated Firefox on my Mac to Firefox 86.0 and the app itself became named Firefox 2. When it is running the name on dock is now Firefox 2.

I tried to change it back to plain Firefox (removing the space character and 2 from its name in the Application folder).

When I did that an relaunched it the display looked a bit weird and all of my bookmarks were gone!

Changing it back to Firefox 2 made it well again. I have never, ever seen Firefox do this.

Asked by laffitte 3 days ago

Last reply by laffitte 2 days ago

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Firefox won't open certain websites

My Firefox has started refusing to open certain websites which I have previously accessed. These include, but I suspect are not limited to: warhorn.net foambrain.com mybe… (read more)

My Firefox has started refusing to open certain websites which I have previously accessed. These include, but I suspect are not limited to: warhorn.net foambrain.com mybestjudymerch.com

Google Chrome on this computer will open these sites, as will my Firefox install on my work computer. I'm running Big Sur 11.2.1. I have tried every step on https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-cant-load-websites-other-browsers-can and https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1290042

Asked by xalxecraft 3 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

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boookmark dropdown menu opens to right of screen, I want it to the left

I updated to the latest v of Firefox, now my bookmark folder dropdown menus open to the right of the screen, not the left as before. How do I restore the previous behavio… (read more)

I updated to the latest v of Firefox, now my bookmark folder dropdown menus open to the right of the screen, not the left as before. How do I restore the previous behavior? I can't find a clear command anywhere.

Asked by TIMCO880 6 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 6 days ago

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Moving Multiple Firefox Profiles - Confused by Profile Names and Profiles Aren't Recognized on New Computer

I have 100s of profiles that i need to move to a new computer but the names of the profiles are not .default (see attached screenshot named "Profile names on old computer… (read more)

I have 100s of profiles that i need to move to a new computer but the names of the profiles are not .default (see attached screenshot named "Profile names on old computer") - they appear instead to be what i named the profiles.

And when I do move them to the Profile Directory, they aren't recognized in Profile Manager, I assume because they don't end in .default (see screenshot named "Profiles on New Computer" and screenshot "New computer's Profile Manager").

But on my old Macbook, they are recognized just fine. What am I missing or doing wrong?

Thank you

Asked by pegasis3 2 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 days ago

Since update can't access a local IP address

Updated to Firefox 86.0. MacOS. If I now attempt to access my router using its local address (192.x.x.1) it simply doesn't happen. I've allowed pop-ups for the sign in… (read more)

Updated to Firefox 86.0. MacOS. If I now attempt to access my router using its local address (192.x.x.1) it simply doesn't happen. I've allowed pop-ups for the sign in window - although it never needed it before. Tried http and https. Also have a bookmark for it which no longer works. All I get is a blank tab, yet there's some endless communication happening according to Menu Meters Rx/Tx display. If I do the same as always using Safari I can log into the router exactly as I always have done. Why? What has been changed? What has Firefox blocked? Help please.

Asked by aka_pseudonym 2 days ago

Sort YouTube playlists alphabetically in Firefox browser for Mac

Is there a way to sort YouTube playlists alphabetically in the Firefox browser on Mac OS? I can do it on my iPhone X using the YouTube app; but I normally use YouTube usi… (read more)

Is there a way to sort YouTube playlists alphabetically in the Firefox browser on Mac OS? I can do it on my iPhone X using the YouTube app; but I normally use YouTube using the Firefox browser on my MacBook Pro.

I'm using Firefox 86.0 on a MacBook Pro 13" early 2015 running Mac OS 10.14.6.

Asked by KT 2 days ago

Restricting Extensions to Specific Domains

Many extensions ask for access to your entire browsing activity. While many extensions claim they are not doing so, this is not a technical restriction, but a policy rest… (read more)

Many extensions ask for access to your entire browsing activity. While many extensions claim they are not doing so, this is not a technical restriction, but a policy restriction of their own.

In Chrome, there is a option within the browser to restrict extensions to operate within certain domains. For example, you could say that Honey is only allowed to run on *.amazon.com domains.

Is there a way to configure this option within FireFox? If not, what's the best way to request this feature be added? There are a number of extensions like Honey that are helpful for ecommerce and product research, but I want to provide a technical restriction to what data they can collect from the browser by restricting them to specific domains.

Thanks! Moose

Asked by Moose 2 days ago

how to see all passwords

hello, I have just had a serious scare and nearly lost all my passwords. Firefox used to have a facility to see all passwords I know i can see them individually but is t… (read more)

hello, I have just had a serious scare and nearly lost all my passwords. Firefox used to have a facility to see all passwords I know i can see them individually but is there a facility where i can see them all to take a hard copy please? j

Asked by jeremyknight1 2 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 days ago

Resizing bookmark column width doesn't work

User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10.14; rv:86.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/86.0 Steps to reproduce: 1.Opening bookmark by command-shift-o 2.Dragging bounda… (read more)

User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10.14; rv:86.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/86.0

Steps to reproduce: 1.Opening bookmark by command-shift-o 2.Dragging boundary line of bookmark column (name, url, added date...) to resize the width

Expected results: The width of column is changed

Actual results: The width doesn't changed properly. The column next to dragged one is changed or completely ignores change at all.

Asked by bleepblopp 4 days ago

Last reply by bleepblopp 2 days ago

i cannot tick boxes anymore on firefox (mac user)

bold text many issues lately with firefox. cannot tick boxes(tick is not being placed when i choose a box), cannot use search bars (no response) etc I cant even tick the … (read more)

bold text many issues lately with firefox. cannot tick boxes(tick is not being placed when i choose a box), cannot use search bars (no response) etc I cant even tick the ox further down on this form that allows me to be notified when someone answers this question..I've supported firefox since its beginning and its a great engine but it becomes mode difficult to use. can u help?

Asked by steliosmakridis13 2 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 days ago

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Enable/disable automatic redirect.

So I was having some trouble a few days ago with a website that automatically re-directed as soon as I landed on it to another page. So I happily went off in the settings… (read more)

So I was having some trouble a few days ago with a website that automatically re-directed as soon as I landed on it to another page. So I happily went off in the settings and disable the automatic redirect. Now a week or two later I'm sitting here going I can't find the setting anymore? I can't even search for it and have absolutely no results you would think searching for "redirect" in the settings pain would bring it up. it's probably something that got buried in developer tools that I would never be able to turn off/toggle again unless I get lucky with the right extremely memorable and easily accessible incantation in the about : config because that's just all so well documented. Is it a "1" is it a "0" is it a "5" which one disabled / enabled what is the other options do?

Asked by iMark77 3 days ago

Answered by cor-el 3 days ago

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Preferences window only opens when I type about:preferences

Hi - The last 2-3 Mac OS versions of FF (85.0.2, 86.0) are not allowing me to open Firefox>Preferences from the Firefox menu, the dashboard icon, or using Command-, I'… (read more)

Hi - The last 2-3 Mac OS versions of FF (85.0.2, 86.0) are not allowing me to open Firefox>Preferences from the Firefox menu, the dashboard icon, or using Command-,

I'm only able to open the Preferences window by typing about:preferences in the address bar. If I keep a Preferences tab available, I'm able to navigate to that window using the aforementioned methods.

Any ideas?

Many thanks

Asked by pointy 3 days ago

Answered by pointy 3 days ago