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Instagram won't open

duplicate of /questions/1359208 and also moved from Firefox for iOS to Firefox section as you are using Firefox on a Mac. I have had an Instagram account for many years.… (read more)

duplicate of /questions/1359208 and also moved from Firefox for iOS to Firefox section as you are using Firefox on a Mac.


I have had an Instagram account for many years. Two days ago it stopped coming up when I entered it on the Firefox web site bar. I tried turning off the enhanced tracking protection in the shield but it didn't help. I get Instagram on my iPhone and iPad so it is not a problem with my Instagram account. Why can't I get Instagram anymore on my iMac OS Version 10.14.6 on my Firefox browser?

Asked by lmillender 5 days ago

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apparently FVD speed dial was blocked by mozilla today. My saved dials need to be recovered somehow.

Apparently Mozilla disabled FVD speed dial for all users today. My speed dials were my link to business stuff I need. Can anyone help me restore the dials or somehow tran… (read more)

Apparently Mozilla disabled FVD speed dial for all users today. My speed dials were my link to business stuff I need.

Can anyone help me restore the dials or somehow transfer them so that I can find them again?


Thanks david

Asked by davidr9 1 week ago

Last reply by Seburo 1 week ago

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Speed dials dissapeared today.

My speed dial disappeared today. I have business logins saved by speed dial so I am a bit desperate. I have restarted both firefox and the computer. I think I was not … (read more)

My speed dial disappeared today. I have business logins saved by speed dial so I am a bit desperate. I have restarted both firefox and the computer. I think I was not home when speed dial disappeared. I dont understand computers very well, I have mac OS 11.2.3. I don't know whether firefox was updated without my knowledge today. I have time machine and regular backups.

Asked by davidr9 1 week ago

Last reply by Seburo 1 week ago

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Firefox not showing the "X" in Settings checkboxes!

Systems: MacMini (2018) running Mojave 10.14.6 Windows 10 Pro v20H2, build 19042.1165, experience pack 120.2212.3530.0 Ever since FF v89 when I go into FF Settings in ei… (read more)

Systems: MacMini (2018) running Mojave 10.14.6 Windows 10 Pro v20H2, build 19042.1165, experience pack 120.2212.3530.0

Ever since FF v89 when I go into FF Settings in either system none of the options I have selected display an 'X' in that option's checkbox. In previous versions when I clicked in an option's checkbox an 'X' would appear and disappear when clicked again.

No more.

I've tried changing the theme to Dark, Light, System . . . no change to this issue in either my Mac or pc: I cannot see an 'X' in any option's checkbox in FF Settings.

Please see attached screenshots. They are with "Dark" theme, but its the same no matter what theme I choose.

How to get my Settings choices to show that I have checked off this or that option?

Solution??

-((

Thanks!

Asked by JohnDohe 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago

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FF 94.0.1 on Mac shuts fullscreen mode on esc

One of the latest FF updates broke my workflow. (https://xkcd.com/1172/) I'm using the browser in full-screen mode all the time (13" doesn't provide that much of vertical… (read more)

One of the latest FF updates broke my workflow. (https://xkcd.com/1172/) I'm using the browser in full-screen mode all the time (13" doesn't provide that much of vertical space), and now it shots down every time I tap ESC — which, as you may imagine, I do a lot. Don't like being that guy, but this _really_ breaks the flow. Could you tell, is it 1) intentional change; 2) and configurable behavior. What can I do to revert this particular thing?

Asked by kadmil 3 weeks ago

Answered by kadmil 3 weeks ago

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Firefox on my one AIR computer works fine But for last couple days not on my other comouter, it says account disconnected. I am using a lap topp, NOphone. One hint: Tried to install on Nov 12. Message continues to say "Install Pending". Thank you

duplicate of /questions/1357816 Firefox is working fine on my one AIR (i.e. this) computer.. On other AIR computer, Last several days it has not worked. Accepts my passw… (read more)

duplicate of /questions/1357816

Firefox is working fine on my one AIR (i.e. this) computer.. On other AIR computer, Last several days it has not worked. Accepts my password but can not access internet. It says account is disconnected. Network is OK. One hint: Tried to update on Nov 12. Message continues to say "Install Pending". Please tell me how to fix. Thank you

Asked by burkh001 2 weeks ago

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Looking for Library file in Mac Library/Application Support that Time Machine can use to restore tabs lost in crash

Hello, I wrote in about an hour ago, but clicking Submit resulted in a blank page - no acknowledgement or notice from you in email since. Pls forgive if you get this twic… (read more)

Hello,

I wrote in about an hour ago, but clicking Submit resulted in a blank page - no acknowledgement or notice from you in email since. Pls forgive if you get this twice.

I was clearing Recent History when FF crashed and lost many important open tabs. This happened with V. 93.

I back up daily with Time Machine. I'm wondering if there's a file in Application Support or elsewhere it can restore to bring the tabs back?

System profile attached.

Any help appreciated. Peter

Asked by Gemwriter 4 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 weeks ago

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Firefox 93 Way Too Slow!

Got the "new & improved" version 93, and it doesn't seem so improved. I can barely write this, as it keeps stopping and starting, and acts like we're underwater! It's… (read more)

Got the "new & improved" version 93, and it doesn't seem so improved. I can barely write this, as it keeps stopping and starting, and acts like we're underwater! It's using about 15GBs of RAM, and while I still have plenty on-hand, it's barely functioning! Come one, what's going on, will this browser ever just work?

Asked by StevenCee 1 month ago

Last reply by Seburo 1 month ago

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Proton Tabs Are Undistinguishable! Please Fix!

Please, PLEASE put back the space between the tabs in the Proton version of Firefox. As a web designer, I don't understand how any designer on your staff or any superviso… (read more)

Please, PLEASE put back the space between the tabs in the Proton version of Firefox. As a web designer, I don't understand how any designer on your staff or any supervisor would okay what looks like a seamless tab bar. The UX is horrible.

I've temporarily changed the about:config to mimic Photon. But I understand you are going to get rid of that ability in the about:config file.

Why do you tweak a decent UI into an unusable one? This is becoming an epidemic. Similar things happen on Facebook and with Photoshop (where "upgrades" make parts of the application unusable—that is, they no longer work).

Asked by JeffGates 5 months ago

Last reply by Chris Ilias 3 months ago

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change tab colors

This latest update makes everything gray on the screen and you can't tell one tab from another. How do you change the color scheme? Why'd they make it so ugly? And why… (read more)

This latest update makes everything gray on the screen and you can't tell one tab from another. How do you change the color scheme? Why'd they make it so ugly? And why didn't they put this answer on the home page?

Asked by s.a.barker 6 months ago

Last reply by Chris Ilias 3 months ago

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Firefox color management on Mac seems broken, renders all color over saturate.

My Firefox version is 86.0 on Mac. OS Version is 11.2.2 Big Sur. I found that basically all color rendered in Firefox is more vibrant than Safari and Chrome, maybe Firefo… (read more)

My Firefox version is 86.0 on Mac. OS Version is 11.2.2 Big Sur.

I found that basically all color rendered in Firefox is more vibrant than Safari and Chrome, maybe Firefox doesn't handles color management right and renders sRGB in full P3 color space, lead to a over saturate color for almost every element on webpage.

Hopes firefox can fix this soon, I love the efficiency and privacy features on Firefox, This is the only bit I found a little uncomfortable.

You can test your browser here: https://cameratico.com/tools/web-browser-color-management-test/ if you have a P3 support Mac or Windows.

Asked by abnernat 9 months ago

Last reply by FabioPili 9 months ago

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Firefox 89

Whoever thought Firefox 89 was a good idea is not someone with whom I agree. 89 is awful - I disregarded the update notice for days but then got sick of the reminder. BAD… (read more)

Whoever thought Firefox 89 was a good idea is not someone with whom I agree. 89 is awful - I disregarded the update notice for days but then got sick of the reminder. BAD idea on my part. Is there any way to get rid of the topmost "tab" - they ARE NOT tabs - bar? I really liked the previous tabs that LOOKED LIKE TABS and DID NOT TAKE UP MORE ROOM on the page. Can I go back to the previous version? This one is really bad. Like, REALLY bad. Firefox "developers" need to give an option to check out the new update before committing to it.

Asked by srbevans 5 months ago

Answered by Felipe Koji 5 months ago

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Bookmarks

I guess I didn't make myself clear about book marks. When I click on Bookmarks the following is listed: Show Bookmarks Bookmark Current Tab Bookmark All Tabs Other Bookma… (read more)

I guess I didn't make myself clear about book marks.

When I click on Bookmarks the following is listed: Show Bookmarks Bookmark Current Tab Bookmark All Tabs Other Bookmark Then my list of bookmarks

When I bookmark a tab, I am not given a choice as to where I wish to put the bookmark. The tab is placed in whatever previous bookmark folder last saved. I then click on bookmarks again and then there is "edit bookmark". At this time when I do the edit I can choose where to place the bookmark. I understand how to edit a book mark.

The problem is you CAN NOT choose where to place the bookmark when you first bookmark a tab. You have to return to the bookmark and do an edit. Before several updates you could choose where to place the bookmark and not have to come back and do an edit to get the bookmark in the desired folder.

My original question was is this a bug or was this method intentional leaving out being able to choose without have to do an edit after the fact?

By the way there is NO blue start showing when I do an edit. It may be because I am using a Mac.

Asked by Rosecity 5 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 5 months ago

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My plug ins

For the sake of improvements all my plug ins have been erased/deleted by Mozilla. I have lost the Password Mgr, especially. [removed] idiots, I am done with this. Switchi… (read more)

For the sake of improvements all my plug ins have been erased/deleted by Mozilla. I have lost the Password Mgr, especially. [removed] idiots, I am done with this. Switching back to Safari, a way more stable browser. [removed]!

Asked by lockwood76 6 months ago

Last reply by Seburo 6 months ago

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Firefox won't find some web sites, other browsers do just fine IOS 11.2.3

Got one response from a volunteer but that response, unfortunately, was for Windows. I'm on a Mac... When I select the bookmark, Firefox does nothing, apparently. iPhone … (read more)

Got one response from a volunteer but that response, unfortunately, was for Windows. I'm on a Mac...

When I select the bookmark, Firefox does nothing, apparently.

iPhone works just fine on sites that Firefox won't access, so it's not the modem or the ISP.

Thanks in advance!

Asked by updates 7 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 7 months ago

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Unresponsive Firefox browser

Turned on my imac this morning and the Firefox browser gave a "Error code: SEC_ERROR_BAD_SIGNATURE" for every page I tried to open. I have reinstalled the browser and tha… (read more)

Turned on my imac this morning and the Firefox browser gave a "Error code: SEC_ERROR_BAD_SIGNATURE" for every page I tried to open. I have reinstalled the browser and that one is working properly. However, when I try to add Dashlane to it, the old browser opens and the same error message is displayed making it impossible to use Dashlane on the newer version of the browser. How can I get rid of the version that opens up when I try to install Dashlane on the working browser?

Asked by kflynn1948 8 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 8 months ago