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I want to add a bookmark to a URL on my android home page.

I want to add a bookmark to a URL on my android home page. only shortcuts option appears.. and no shortcuts is not what I need/want... also please add more slots to short… (read more)

I want to add a bookmark to a URL on my android home page. only shortcuts option appears.. and no shortcuts is not what I need/want... also please add more slots to shortcuts, like the entire home screen from firefox browser.

Asked by experiaabraham 1 year ago

Answered by experiaabraham 1 year ago

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Purple themed private window

Is there a toggle to turn off the purple theme in private windows? As an elderly person I find it hard to see things and it's quite irritating to say the least. This on… (read more)

Is there a toggle to turn off the purple theme in private windows? As an elderly person I find it hard to see things and it's quite irritating to say the least. This only started showing up in my Windows 10 and my linux systems in FF Version 106 and is also violating my preferences to have a totally blank page when a new private window is opened. Suggestions would be most appreciated.

Asked by llpropman8 1 year ago

Answered by llpropman8 1 year ago

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No wallpapers to choose from in homepage settings

I just updated to version 106.1.0. Before the update, there were 6 wallpaper options in homepage settings. According to this after updating there was supposed to be more … (read more)

I just updated to version 106.1.0. Before the update, there were 6 wallpaper options in homepage settings. According to this after updating there was supposed to be more wallpaper options to choose from. But after updating not only there are no new options, but the existing options are also removed.

Asked by Ram Pawar 1 year ago

Answered by Ram Pawar 1 year ago

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Is there a "manage colors" for mobile, or something similar?

Is there a way to force "dark mode" for websites on mobile WITHOUT using an extension like Dark Reader? I am comparing this to coming from Brave, where I am using their … (read more)

Is there a way to force "dark mode" for websites on mobile WITHOUT using an extension like Dark Reader?

I am comparing this to coming from Brave, where I am using their "experimental" Night Mode settings (which works great). For the desktop browser, I've gone to Manage Colors and swapped text/background white/black to make most websites appear as if they have a dark mode, but that option doesn't seem to exist on mobile.

I've attached 4 images that show the differences across the two browsers on mobile. Even Google's own Dark Theme doesn't seem accessible through whatever method FireFox uses, so I can't even use that dark theme without an extension at the moment.

If this is not currently possible, I'm hoping it's planned for future implementation. I can't suggest it either since the feature suggestion page appears to be down at the moment (being reworked?).

Asked by matthewrjwilson 12 months ago

Answered by Paul 12 months ago

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Bitwarden Extension

I have been unable to get the Bitwarden Extension to add to Firefox on my Android devices. I have uploaded 4 images (from Google Pixel 3s xl) showing what I have tried. … (read more)

I have been unable to get the Bitwarden Extension to add to Firefox on my Android devices. I have uploaded 4 images (from Google Pixel 3s xl) showing what I have tried.

Can you assist please with information how to get the correct file?

Asked by paulshanks48 1 year ago

Answered by paulshanks48 1 year ago

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Want to block Google popup that keeps telling me I should switch to Chrome

Every time I do a Google search in Firefox, a popup from Google appears suggesting that I change my browser to Chrome. It ignores my previous answers of “No thanks.” How … (read more)

Every time I do a Google search in Firefox, a popup from Google appears suggesting that I change my browser to Chrome. It ignores my previous answers of “No thanks.” How can I block that? I already have the popup blocker turned on in Firefox.

Asked by daywood 1 year ago

Answered by daywood 1 year ago

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How to download (not view) a pdf-file ?

Android 13 / Firefox 111.1.0 Since a short while it seems that Firefox for Android opens pdf-files directly in the browser instead of offering the download option (as it… (read more)

Android 13 / Firefox 111.1.0

Since a short while it seems that Firefox for Android opens pdf-files directly in the browser instead of offering the download option (as it used to be). My Samsung Tab6 Light shows the pdf in compressed fonts, thus it is mostly unreadable. How can I download the pdf instead of viewing it? Or: How can I download the pdf to save it on my device? If I tap the opened pdf a function 'Share' is offered, but then when I try to share via Email nothing is shared!??

Thank you kindly for any support in this. Ueli (Switzerland)

Asked by UeliF 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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Disable the history grouping.

Hello, Am I missing something, or is it unfortunately still (v114.2.0) not possible to deactivate the grouping of the history? Found an older thread here: https://suppor… (read more)

Hello,

Am I missing something, or is it unfortunately still (v114.2.0) not possible to deactivate the grouping of the history? Found an older thread here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1367126

Please consider to support this feature request: https://connect.mozilla.org/t5/ideas/disable-history-search-groups-show-android-history/idi-p/20504

Thank you, greetings Martin

Asked by m.fessler1 9 months ago

Answered by Paul 9 months ago

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How to download the .apk file in China?

Due to the Firewall of our government, we Chinese couldn't download Firefox Android on Google Play Store without violating the law. And, neither Github nor F-droid provid… (read more)

Due to the Firewall of our government, we Chinese couldn't download Firefox Android on Google Play Store without violating the law. And, neither Github nor F-droid provides the service for users in China to download the app directly.

How could we download it?

Asked by Mikachu 8 months ago

Answered by James 8 months ago

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Favorites Homepage

Hello, my name is Devin. Long time use of all Mozilla Products. I would like to know how to add more favorites or bookmarks to my homepage on Firefox Focus. I have 4 alre… (read more)

Hello, my name is Devin. Long time use of all Mozilla Products. I would like to know how to add more favorites or bookmarks to my homepage on Firefox Focus. I have 4 already. Is there a limit on the amount of favorites you can add?

Thanks, Your Loyal Customer & User, Dev “

Asked by Devvyy 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 12 months ago

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Install custom add-on

Hello, I am trying to install an add-on on my (android) firefox beta by following this blog https://blog.mozilla.org/addons/2022/12/15/new-extensions-available-now-on-fi… (read more)

Hello,

I am trying to install an add-on on my (android) firefox beta by following this blog https://blog.mozilla.org/addons/2022/12/15/new-extensions-available-now-on-firefox-for-android-nightly/ I have submitted my add-on,it has been approved and i downloaded the xpi file. I have created a collection (https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-use-collections-addonsmozillaorg) How do i add the xpi file on my collection?

Thanks

Asked by dreamewaver91 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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Add ons not syncing on Android

Hi All, On desktop I have uBlock Origin and in the Sync list option "add ons" it ticked. On Android I can't see "add ons" in the Sync list option and if I go to the ad… (read more)

Hi All,

On desktop I have uBlock Origin and in the Sync list option "add ons" it ticked.

On Android I can't see "add ons" in the Sync list option and if I go to the add ons settings I can only see the Recommended. uBlock Origin is listed but it looks like I have to install it again on Android, it is not automatically there.

Is this normal? Do I have to reinstall it?

Thanks

Asked by marco761 7 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 7 months ago

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Android FF turned black

I hit something in error and now my search results are dark. Only the google screen as attached. if I go to the links on the search page they will be light. I read someon… (read more)

I hit something in error and now my search results are dark. Only the google screen as attached. if I go to the links on the search page they will be light. I read someone say that by touching the top of the screen can do that?. I may have done I was half asleep.

There is no about:config

The theme is light in settings/ customise. Latest FF in android 12 on an Honor x6

Also it is only FF, Brave shows search results as light.

I hate that dark look and want the ligh one back

Asked by GardenSurfer 9 months ago

Answered by GardenSurfer 9 months ago

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Firefox Nightly Installation

If I want to installt he nightly version for Android on my phone. Will it be better to uninstall the common version before? Can the present settings, passwords and bookma… (read more)

If I want to installt he nightly version for Android on my phone. Will it be better to uninstall the common version before? Can the present settings, passwords and bookmarks be transfered from the common version to the Nightly. Any useful tips or recommendations, please? Thank you very much for the help provided.

Asked by Straydog 10 months ago

Answered by Paul 10 months ago

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Firefox View as new Tab

Dear Firefox Team, since updating, I've been enjoying the new Firefox View function. Sadly, as I'm using a few tweaks here and there (vertical tree tabs, modified chrome… (read more)

Dear Firefox Team, since updating, I've been enjoying the new Firefox View function. Sadly, as I'm using a few tweaks here and there (vertical tree tabs, modified chrome.css to remove horizontal tabs, etc.), its not visible at the place where it originally belongs. Because of that I'm searching for a way to include it in my workflow. To do this, I've made it my Homepage, and now, I'm trying to change it to my NewTab page as well. I find it more useful than clicking on a random website. I have tried to achieve this with addons and inside about:config; but as you know, "about:newtaburl" has been removed a long time ago.

Do you have an Idea how I could achieve this, or do you think it would be possible to create an option to this in a future release?

Thank you for reading my message, who knows maybe I can give you an Idea

Asked by jiorugu 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago