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WhatsApp chat not invoking from Firefox android

In previous version of Firefox (the one with regular tabbed browsing for normal and private browsing) if use https://api.whatsapp.com/send?phone=0919848012345, I used to … (read more)

In previous version of Firefox (the one with regular tabbed browsing for normal and private browsing) if use https://api.whatsapp.com/send?phone=0919848012345, I used to get a button continue chat and clicking on it used to take me to WhatsApp directly. Not the button directing me to an WhatsApp page asks me install :(. Also selecting the URL used to give me WhatsApp app icon along with cut copy paste options, which also used to direct me to WhatsApp. Now that icon is missing. The same is working on chrome on the same mobile. Firefox version : 89.1.1 (Build #2015812947) AC: 75.0.22, 5204f4025 GV: 89.0-20210527174632 AS: 74.0.1

Attaching pics : 1. Firefox showing message that WhatsApp isn't installed 2.selecting URL doesn't show WhatsApp option 5. On Chrome, Clicking on chat button directs me to WhatsApp. 3,4. On different mobile with same version of Firefox, Selecting URL shows option to open and clicking on it gives option of whatsapp

Asked by gayatriaditya.italypics 1 year ago

Answered by Dutch Dummie 1 year ago

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how to allow popups in my browser?

I made a payment online, & when I tried to print a receipt I got a notice that the popup was blocked. How do I unblock that? I wasn't aware that I have a block on thi… (read more)

I made a payment online, & when I tried to print a receipt I got a notice that the popup was blocked. How do I unblock that? I wasn't aware that I have a block on this browser. Thanks for your help!

Asked by pcarson77 1 year ago

Answered by Fredrick 1 year ago

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Firefox tab height

Hi! With the latest update to Firefox, the tab height is now taking up too much of my vertical screen space and the option to make them compact seems to be gone from wher… (read more)

Hi! With the latest update to Firefox, the tab height is now taking up too much of my vertical screen space and the option to make them compact seems to be gone from where it used to be in the settings. I've tried to search for an extension to fix this, but haven't managed to find one. What do you all suggest I do?

(I don't want to use Chrome. It takes so much RAM that I can't really run both Chrome & Discord at the same time, let alone anything else with it.)

Thank you!

Asked by seandbreslin 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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Menu Bar Colour

Good morning. My Firefox appears to have updated overnight and now my menu bar is a light grey colour instead of it's original black. I want to reset the menu bar colour … (read more)

Good morning. My Firefox appears to have updated overnight and now my menu bar is a light grey colour instead of it's original black. I want to reset the menu bar colour to black because I now have no contrast between it and my tabs. I have searched the help articles but none of them tells me how to do this. I am directed down the path: settings> extensions and themes> manage your themes.

Unfortunately I can see no way to 'manage' this theme. I would mention that I am a native English speaker but any so called 'discussion' of this issue uses what I call 'geek-speak' which is unintelligible to a non IT professional.

I would be most grateful for someone to explain to me in simple terms (ie keystroke by keystroke) how to re-set my menu bar colour to black, whilst noting that the text for (file, edit,view etc) needs to then be white rather than the pale grey which it has become.

As an after thought, does anyone know which developer it is that thinks it a good idea to mess with my original view settings during an update. It is NOT helpful and, quite frankly, really annoying.

Many thanks in advance to you wizards out there Chris

Asked by Chris 1 year ago

Answered by Chris Ilias 1 year ago

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White text on white background

Dear Community, after one of recent Firefox updates I experience an issue with text display on certain pages. Some text is not visible because it is white on white backgr… (read more)

Dear Community, after one of recent Firefox updates I experience an issue with text display on certain pages. Some text is not visible because it is white on white background. The text is there, I can highlight it. I am using latest Firefox release as suggested by auto update. This white on white issue is regardless of selected Theme, even in dark theme it is white on white. Please have a look at the attached screenshots.

Asked by waldektroc 1 year ago

Answered by waldektroc 1 year ago

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How do I force Desktop Mode for all websites? Every Time.

Most mobile sites are of a lower quality than their desktop counterparts. Less features and constant requests to download unnecessary apps are annoying and waste screen s… (read more)

Most mobile sites are of a lower quality than their desktop counterparts. Less features and constant requests to download unnecessary apps are annoying and waste screen space. How do I force the Firefox app to only open desktop sites?

Because when I do the toggle bar it only works for one tab and when I open links to new tabs, it switches them back to the mobile version. Which for some sites that prevents me from being able to read or access things because the mobile version switches to a page that is just a prompt to download the app and clicking the desktop toggle doesn't bring me back to the page I wanted.

I saw there used to be an addon that would have been useful. It's dead now. Is there any useful replacement add on? Any convenient workarounds?

Asked by helpersea 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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The new update removed lines between the tabs. How do I get them back?

With the latest update, my tabs are now a complete blank space with tiny little words. How can I get something back, like a border, to define them again? Thanks for you… (read more)

With the latest update, my tabs are now a complete blank space with tiny little words. How can I get something back, like a border, to define them again? Thanks for your help.

Asked by Azalea Grove 1 year ago

Answered by pg_78 1 year ago

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How do I roll back update?

Hello. I am vision impaired and the Firefox 89.0 (20210527174632) does not delineate tabs in view any longer. Only the active tab shows the outline of the complete tab an… (read more)

Hello. I am vision impaired and the Firefox 89.0 (20210527174632) does not delineate tabs in view any longer. Only the active tab shows the outline of the complete tab and I am having a terrible time seeing other tabs I wish to select. How do I return/restore former version of Firefox? Below are versions seen local on my workstation. Thank you for any help.

I had completed install of Firefox 89.0 (20210527174632)Details Installed on: June 1, 2021, 7:04:53 PMStatus: The Update was successfully installed


I require return to Firefox 88.0.1 (20210504152106)Details Installed on: May 10, 2021, 7:30:55 AMStatus: The Update was successfully installed

Asked by nerkalis 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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What content is required in userChrome.css to move the tabs bar under all other bars?

Every solution which I have found for Firefox 89 "Proton" so far which moves the Tabs Bar below the Navigation Bar (AKA "address bar"), with the Menu Bar above it, does N… (read more)

Every solution which I have found for Firefox 89 "Proton" so far which moves the Tabs Bar below the Navigation Bar (AKA "address bar"), with the Menu Bar above it, does NOT move the Tabs Bar below the Bookmarks Bar. The Bookmarks Bar appears to be overwritten and blank, and occupies space below the Menu Bar, Navigation Bar, and Tabs Bar. This empty space separates the three bars which are implemented and the content of the currently-selected tab below it.

Currently, my userChrome.css file is a copy posted by Corel-10 (?): __________________________________________________________________________________________________

@namespace url("http://www.mozilla.org/keymaster/gatekeeper/there.is.only.xul");

/* TABS: bottom - Firefox 65 and later - updated for 89+ */
/* https://searchfox.org/mozilla-release/source/browser/themes/shared/tabs.inc.css */
/* https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Tools/Browser_Toolbox */

/* TABS: below nav-bar - Firefox 65 and newer - fixed 89+  */

/* ROOT -variables */
*|*:root {
  --tab-toolbar-navbar-overlap: 0px !important;
  
  --tab-min-height: 25px !important; /*override density*/
  --tab-min-width:  80px !important; /*override default*/
}

/* TABS: below nav-bar  */
#navigator-toolbox toolbar:not(#nav-bar):not(#toolbar-menubar) {
  -moz-box-ordinal-group: 10 !important;
}

#TabsToolbar {
  -moz-box-ordinal-group: 1000 !important;
}

/* TABS: position */
#TabsToolbar {
  display: block !important;
  position: absolute !important;
  bottom: 0 !important;
  width: 100vw !important;
}

/* reove this rul in 108+ *//*
#tabbrowser-tabs {
  width: 100vw !important;
} */

/* navigator-toolbox: PADDING */
*|*:root:not([chromehidden*="toolbar"]) #navigator-toolbox {
  padding-bottom: calc(var(--tab-min-height) + 1px) !important; /*ADJUST*/
  position: relative !important;
}

/* TABS: HEIGHT */
#tabbrowser-tabs,
#tabbrowser-arrowscrollbox,
#tabbrowser-tabs .tabbrowser-tab {
  min-height: var(--tab-min-height) !important;
  max-height: var(--tab-min-height) !important;
}

/* TABS: APPEARANCE */
#TabsToolbar {
  height: var(--tab-min-height) !important;
  margin-bottom: 1px !important;
  box-shadow: ThreeDShadow 0 -1px inset, -moz-dialog 0 1px !important; /*OPTIONAL*/
  background-color: var(--toolbar-bgcolor) !important;
  color: var(--toolbar-color) !important;
}

/* indicators - hide  */
.private-browsing-indicator {display: none !important;}
.accessibility-indicator    {display: none !important;}

/* window controls in full screen - hide*/
#TabsToolbar #window-controls {display: none !important;}

/* caption buttons on tab bar - hide */
*|*:root[tabsintitlebar]:not([inFullscreen="true"])
 #toolbar-menubar[autohide="true"] ~ #TabsToolbar
 .titlebar-buttonbox-container {display: none !important;}
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Evidently, the text editor for this website does several things to the above original text that, frankly, seem unnecessary and undesirable. The .CSS file is just an unformatted text file, so what is the problem with simply copying its contents and pasting it in to the body of this post?

Which is also to say that I do NOT have a clue as to what any line in the file is meant to do, what effect it has, why it is even in the file at all, or why it is written in the way that it is. So DO NOT tell me that I "CAN" create a Cascading Style Sheet on my own when I cannot even modify one that has been provided. 

On the face of it, something is missing from the above CSS text. What change needs to be made to the above content so that the Bookmark Bar will appear between the Navigation Bar and the Tabs Bar??

Thank-you very much for your time and attention to this request for assistance.

Asked by Blacklisted 1 year ago

Answered by DB-1 1 year ago

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How do I create a shortcut to launch the profile manager?

I know this is an obscure question but it would save time typing it all in each time. I would like to create a windows shortcut to launch the profile manager like so: "C:… (read more)

I know this is an obscure question but it would save time typing it all in each time.

I would like to create a windows shortcut to launch the profile manager like so:

"C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe -profilemanager" - but it says "the name specified in the target box is not valid. Make sure the filename and path are correct." It works fine without the -profilemanager part.

Maybe it would have to be a batch file I'm not sure.

Asked by RedXIII 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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Can't access some website.

I cannot access to Facebook or Messenger on Firefox, when i open, Firefox said Secure Connection Failed. I got this error for a week,i have used Edge and Facebook still w… (read more)

I cannot access to Facebook or Messenger on Firefox, when i open, Firefox said Secure Connection Failed. I got this error for a week,i have used Edge and Facebook still work,pls help me.

Asked by Trung Kiên 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Firefox browser presents blurry text

Hello Mozilla Firefox support, Can you help with the following issue? I'd like to use Firefox as my primary browser however it presents blurry letters, particularly the … (read more)

Hello Mozilla Firefox support, Can you help with the following issue? I'd like to use Firefox as my primary browser however it presents blurry letters, particularly the smaller the letter size. I am using Windows 10 Home, Firefox Version 89.0 (64-bit)on a Surface Pro 7. The SP7 screen presents clearly, however, my external monitor, a BenQ SW Series LCD Monitor has the blurry text. Thanks in advance for help or directions to pursue in fixing this issue.

Asked by elle 1 year ago

Answered by elle 1 year ago

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Sharing a link via airdrop

I used to use a lot the three dots next to a webpage to share the page via airdrop (to have it/share it with my own phone or others'). Now the three dots have disappeared… (read more)

I used to use a lot the three dots next to a webpage to share the page via airdrop (to have it/share it with my own phone or others'). Now the three dots have disappeared and, although I read here that I could do that by right clicking the page, the option for SHARE does not appear. Can you please explain how to do this now? (I use a Mac).

Asked by findmariag 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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drop down menus went into dark mode

So I have been using a theme for Firefox for some time now, years, called Abstract Electric, makes the tool bar dark with a nice little streak of lightning or something. … (read more)

So I have been using a theme for Firefox for some time now, years, called Abstract Electric, makes the tool bar dark with a nice little streak of lightning or something. The tabs are dark but the drop down menus used to be white with black writing. Now this morning there was an update to Firefox and everything stayed the same except the drop down menus are now black with white writing. Can't figure out how to keep my theme which I like but put the drop down menus back to white with dark writing. I only want to change the drop down menus, not the color of the tabs or anything else, just want to put the drop down menus back to black on white

Asked by Ashkevron 1 year ago

Answered by satscout 1 year ago

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RDD process hogs system resources

Hey all, I upgraded firefox to 89.0 (firefox for ubuntu). When playing videos it now uses RDD process instead of Web Content. The problem however comes from the resources… (read more)

Hey all,

I upgraded firefox to 89.0 (firefox for ubuntu). When playing videos it now uses RDD process instead of Web Content. The problem however comes from the resources "RDD process" uses. It is consistently at 100% usage of a CPU core and this is causing my fans to be really loud. I fixed this by changing media.rdd-process.enabled to disabled in about:config and this fixed the system resource issue but I don't think this is what is meant to happen.

As far as I know "RDD process" is meant to use the GPU. My computer has a dedicated GPU so I am at a loss as to what is going on here. Anybody who has any idea?

Thanks in advance.

Asked by benji1 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago