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Youtube background

Hi, With the up-to-date version of Firefox Androind 84.1, Youtube videos(m.youtube.com) won't play in the background (on a tab that isn't on the foreground or in another … (read more)

Hi,

With the up-to-date version of Firefox Androind 84.1, Youtube videos(m.youtube.com) won't play in the background (on a tab that isn't on the foreground or in another app) any more. Downgrading to an older Firefox version does allow background playing. Is disabling updates the only option to maintain this function?

Asked by R.W. 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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Print to pdf with

Hello, Quite à few month ago, after update, my new Firefox for Android does not allow me to access to the print option. I cannot find the page nor the tools options using… (read more)

Hello,

Quite à few month ago, after update, my new Firefox for Android does not allow me to access to the print option. I cannot find the page nor the tools options using my mobile. When using edge, chrome or other browser, I still do have this option and therefore able to print pdf copies of the resources I do want to archive. Is it possible to know why these printing options are unaccessible on Firefox using Android ?

Regards

Asked by Yacou 3 months ago

Answered by Paul 3 months ago

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bookmarks on mobile menu gone

I read this article: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/add-delete-and-view-bookmarked-webpages-firefox-an , but I don't seem to have a bookmark option (seen in attache… (read more)

I read this article: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/add-delete-and-view-bookmarked-webpages-firefox-an , but I don't seem to have a bookmark option (seen in attached screenshot). Is there a setting or something that would disable the option? I'm a little new to firefox for android.

Asked by Kawaii Amber 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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native full screen video player controls

in ios version of firefox when full screen video it uses native ios video player. its got very good features like forward/rewind 10 second video. so i want it for android… (read more)

in ios version of firefox when full screen video it uses native ios video player. its got very good features like forward/rewind 10 second video. so i want it for android i search for 4 month but cant find any fix. tried almost all browsers in play store, some of them got it but i want it on firefox because other browsers not good as firefox and doesnt have addon support and i dont trust.

here some browsers got that feature:that i know:

1. samsung internet browser(video assistant) 2. uc browser(untrusted) 3. aloha browser(i dont trust) 4. soul browser(i dont trust)

appreciative for any help sorry for bad english

Asked by niwip15020 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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Basic browser functions in newest Firefox Android upgrade

Automatically received the latest major firefox update on my Samsung galaxy tab s3. I don't know what Mozilla did to this release but I can't find any functions to do bas… (read more)

Automatically received the latest major firefox update on my Samsung galaxy tab s3. I don't know what Mozilla did to this release but I can't find any functions to do basic browser controls like going back to the previous page, going to the next page, or refreshing a page. I really love firefox but it's kind of unusable without these controls. I'm going to have to use chrome which I'd prefer not to do until this is fixed. Any help would be greatly appreciated!

Asked by alcavallaro 1 year ago

Answered by alcavallaro 1 year ago

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Firefox tablet mode not working on Android tablet

Hi, I'd like to use Firefox on my Android tablet in landscape mode. The "tablet mode" should list the open tabs on the top of the screen. This is not showing. Supposedly … (read more)

Hi, I'd like to use Firefox on my Android tablet in landscape mode. The "tablet mode" should list the open tabs on the top of the screen. This is not showing.

Supposedly setting the screen size (dpi) in Android developer options to a high value should help. I've tried this but it doesn't make a difference. I've tried both Firefox and Firefox Nightly.

Several screenshot are attached. One of them is of Chrome with a row of tabs on the top of the screen.

Asked by harmsma 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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Address bar hides web content. Would be better to push it up instead of overlay.

This is not really a question so much as a suggestion for a future release. If there's a better place for this, please let me know and I'll post it there. I love the new … (read more)

This is not really a question so much as a suggestion for a future release. If there's a better place for this, please let me know and I'll post it there.

I love the new Firefox Mobile with the address bar on the bottom, but it would be better if the address bar pushed the web content up instead of hiding it.

I have an example site that shows what I'm talking about: https://waxphilosophic.sdf.org/test/ (Couldn't get my mobile to cooperate for screenshots, so I have nothing but mobile emulation to offer for images.)

It's just a template I mocked up. My intention was to do something minimalist. In the template, there is a background image taking up the entire screen. The header is placed at the very bottom of the page, 10vh high. As the user scrolls up, the rest of the site content is revealed. The header is sticky and locks in place at the top.

It's a nice effect on desktop and mobile emulation. (See attachments.)

Unfortunately, with Firefox mobile's address bar being on the bottom and covering web content, the initial placement of the header is completely hidden from view, leaving the user to wonder what they're looking at. I am aware that the address bar can be configured to be at the top, but the average user is not going to do this.

I think it would be better to have the address bar push the web content out of its way rather than overlaying and hiding what's underneath. If that's possible, I'd love to see it as an enhancement.

Asked by Davina Lee 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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how to display my firefox collections

I have created some firefox collections but have difficulty getting to the collections screen. On a collections help page it says "In the Collections section on the Home … (read more)

I have created some firefox collections but have difficulty getting to the collections screen. On a collections help page it says "In the Collections section on the Home screen" but my android phone does not show a collections section, just icons. What is the problem? I also cannot figure out how to find the version of firefox that is installed, if that may be the issue.

Asked by MichaelF 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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Downloading a pdf from firefox browser saves without the file extension

I am trying to download a pdf file from a web application and I am using firefox browser. When the file is downloaded, it doesn't have any extension. I have set the conte… (read more)

I am trying to download a pdf file from a web application and I am using firefox browser. When the file is downloaded, it doesn't have any extension. I have set the content type and content disposition in the back end java code as shown below.

response.setHeader("Content-Type", "application/pdf");
 response.setHeader("Content-Disposition", "attachment; filename=\"" + myfile + "\".pdf");

I am trying to download from a firefox browser in andriod phone(Samsung Note). The behaviour obsorved in desktop firefox also.

Thanks.

Asked by kvmc09302012 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Firefox Profiles (cf. "firefox.exe -ProfileManager") on Android

Does Firefox on Android actually have profiles? If so, how can I either get Profile Manager to come up every time and ask which one I want to use, or else how can I get a… (read more)

Does Firefox on Android actually have profiles? If so, how can I either get Profile Manager to come up every time and ask which one I want to use, or else how can I get a separate launcher to launch different profiles?

I know there is sort of a work around of using e.g. mainline, beta, nightly, but I'd rather stick to mainline...

If there *is* a way to access Profile Manager etc, I think this page needs a mobile section... https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/profile-manager-create-remove-switch-firefox-profiles

Asked by KRC 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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how can I read my html files on the sd card?

Hi, I wish to use firefox to read my html files stored on the sd card. If I try to open it with a file browser such MIUI file browser, X-plore or Total Commander, Fi… (read more)

Hi, I wish to use firefox to read my html files stored on the sd card.

  1. If I try to open it with a file browser such MIUI file browser, X-plore or Total Commander, Firefox doesn't shows up in the options (I have Chrome, MIUI browser and others too).
  2. If I try to navigate to it with file:///...myfile.html in the address bar (actually copy-pasting the url from one of the file browsers, no chanche to remember it otherways) it launches a serach on duckduckgo instead of opening the file itself.

I have a Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 with MIUI 11.0.2, firefox86.1.1, and the archive permission already set for firefox. My wish is to enable the first option, of course, the second would be just a work around. Thank you

Asked by arinezumi 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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What is the last Firefox version for Android 4.4 Kitkat?

I'm making this thread since the previous one was closed and provided no real solution, yet the result shows on the very top of Google. So I like to provide helpful infor… (read more)

I'm making this thread since the previous one was closed and provided no real solution, yet the result shows on the very top of Google. So I like to provide helpful information to others in my answer below.

Asked by Nightfirefox 4 months ago

Answered by Nightfirefox 4 months ago

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Clearing Cache / Data

What are the effects of clearing cache, and maybe data too? I need to free up some space on my phone and FF has 531MB of data and 138MB of cache. Thanks in advance! … (read more)

What are the effects of clearing cache, and maybe data too? I need to free up some space on my phone and FF has 531MB of data and 138MB of cache.

Thanks in advance!

Asked by dmeyer23 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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Do collections sync?

I installed Firefox on both my phone and my tablet. As yet, collections and top sites did not get synced. Is it that by design or is there something not working? Thank yo… (read more)

I installed Firefox on both my phone and my tablet. As yet, collections and top sites did not get synced. Is it that by design or is there something not working?

Thank you.

Asked by Tiziano Solignani 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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Downloads do not work.

I can't download anything through the browser. Images, PDF's, even the extensions recommended by Firefox. Whenever I try to download something I get an indication that Fi… (read more)

I can't download anything through the browser. Images, PDF's, even the extensions recommended by Firefox. Whenever I try to download something I get an indication that Firefox is trying to download it. Then it always fails and tells me to try again. And then it fails again.

I downloaded chrome to be able to download things. That works. But running two separate browsers to get the basic features of one working browser is an annoying fix.

Asked by helpersea 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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Confrim form resubmission

Confirm Form Resubmission This web page requires data that you entered earlier in order to be properly displayed. You can send this data again, but by doing so you will r… (read more)

Confirm Form Resubmission

This web page requires data that you entered earlier in order to be properly displayed. You can send this data again, but by doing so you will repeat any action this page previously performed.

Press the reload button to resubmit the data needed to load the page. Please solve the problem

Asked by Hafizur Rahman 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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bookmarklets in Firefox Android

I am trying out bookmarklet functionality on a mobile platform (Android 10). The bookmarklet is named test and points to the code javascript:alert('boo') How I test: … (read more)

I am trying out bookmarklet functionality on a mobile platform (Android 10). The bookmarklet is named test and points to the code

javascript:alert('boo')

How I test:

  1. Save the bookmarklet as described above to the bookmarks folder;
  2. Go to some random website;
  3. In the address bar, start typing test;
  4. The browser will recognize the bookmark and offer it in a menu;
  5. Click it.

Results:

  • In Brave for Android (Chrome-based) the alert window appears as expected;
  • In Firefox for Android absolutely nothing happens.

Question:

Is this intentional on Mozilla's part and/or expected or am I missing something?

Asked by grobber 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago