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No printing to pdf

Hi, I noticed that the new release of the Android Firefox browser doesn't support printing (and therefore save to pdf) anymore. Is it a known issue or is there anything t… (read more)

Hi, I noticed that the new release of the Android Firefox browser doesn't support printing (and therefore save to pdf) anymore. Is it a known issue or is there anything that I am missing?

Asked by luigimaria.bonini 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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Collections deleted

Hello I am German and not used to write in english. I use Firefox on my Xperia device. Within the last Update I got the new function to collect the tabs. I created severa… (read more)

Hello I am German and not used to write in english. I use Firefox on my Xperia device. Within the last Update I got the new function to collect the tabs. I created several collections and named them. After I put in the tabs and deleted them in the list. So they were only in the collections. Today I wanted to use one Tab out of the collection. But the whole collection Was not any more there, same with 2 Others! Where are these collections and the tabs now? I did not delete them and I need them.

Where are they and how can I use them again?

Kind regards

Mischa

Asked by cx500e1 1 year ago

Answered by cx500e1 1 year ago

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All versions of Firefox Android 11

Dearest creators, Firefox for Android have a bothering issue. In any Android phone while listening directly from SoundCloud site not from app, while only in background th… (read more)

Dearest creators, Firefox for Android have a bothering issue. In any Android phone while listening directly from SoundCloud site not from app, while only in background the sound of the music is clipped and sometimes interrupted. I only use Firefox and also as a music player and it's perfect, but lately I have found that SoundCloud have problems with audio rendering while (in my case only) Firefox is in background. Also for this site cannot be applied any sound equalizer compared to any other YT or online radio. Please fix this issue... You're the best!

Asked by AlexFirefox 1 year ago

Last reply by Paul 1 year ago

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Downloads on Android

When trying to download anything the download apparently begins, since a notification appears on the notification panel, but it just does not properly start. It keeps try… (read more)

When trying to download anything the download apparently begins, since a notification appears on the notification panel, but it just does not properly start. It keeps trying but no progress is shown. After a while a failure message replaces the progress notification.

This isn't a network problem, since I've tried it with different connections. There used to be no problem before.

Anybody else experiencing a similar issue?

Asked by Baobab 1 year ago

Answered by Baobab 1 year ago

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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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Facebook

Why in this browser only Facebook shows pages like this instead of the normal dark mode? This problem does not exist in other browsers, it only happens on Facebook … (read more)

Why in this browser only Facebook shows pages like this instead of the normal dark mode? This problem does not exist in other browsers, it only happens on Facebook

Asked by bosman280 1 year ago

Last reply by Paul 1 year ago

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new tab opening unprompted

The same website opens repeatedly in a new tab. It's a trusted website (public library). I've run a virus scan and looked for solutions but can't find the problem. Any id… (read more)

The same website opens repeatedly in a new tab. It's a trusted website (public library). I've run a virus scan and looked for solutions but can't find the problem. Any ideas please?

Asked by Sarah 1 month ago

Answered by Sarah 3 weeks ago

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Browser not closing tabs

On the previous Firefox browser I had on my Android phone, I set it to close all my tabs when I closed the browser. I've just updated to the new Firefox on Android and I … (read more)

On the previous Firefox browser I had on my Android phone, I set it to close all my tabs when I closed the browser. I've just updated to the new Firefox on Android and I can't find the option to do this. I have to manually close all the tabs every time I close the browser. Surely they haven't given us less options and features in the new version?!

Pressing quit in the app closes the tabs but it doesn't also close the app down on my phone.

Asked by danjaminn 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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Crash when upload file to website

Crashing when ever upload any file to website, already given all permission (storage also) log : 5b098f11-bfb4-48b6-b037-ba58142b0e6a java.lang.RuntimeException: Failure… (read more)

Crashing when ever upload any file to website, already given all permission (storage also)


log :

5b098f11-bfb4-48b6-b037-ba58142b0e6a java.lang.RuntimeException: Failure delivering result ResultInfo{who=null, request=7113, result=-1, data=Intent { dat=content://com.android.externalstorage.documents/document/0147-1DEB:Profile.pdf flg=0x1 }} to activity {org.mozilla.firefox/org.mozilla.firefox.App}: java.lang.SecurityException: com.android.externalstorage has no access to content://media/0147-1deb/file/3242


java.lang.RuntimeException: Failure delivering result ResultInfo{who=null, request=7113, result=-1, data=Intent { dat=content://com.android.externalstorage.documents/document/0147-1DEB:Profile.pdf flg=0x1 }} to activity {org.mozilla.firefox/org.mozilla.firefox.App}: java.lang.SecurityException: com.android.externalstorage has no access to content://media/0147-1deb/file/3242 at android.app.ActivityThread.deliverResults(ActivityThread.java:5864) at android.app.ActivityThread.handleSendResult(ActivityThread.java:5903) at android.app.servertransaction.ActivityResultItem.execute(ActivityResultItem.java:54) at android.app.servertransaction.ActivityTransactionItem.execute(ActivityTransactionItem.java:45) at android.app.servertransaction.TransactionExecutor.executeCallbacks(TransactionExecutor.java:135) at android.app.servertransaction.TransactionExecutor.execute(TransactionExecutor.java:95) at android.app.ActivityThread$H.handleMessage(ActivityThread.java:2438) at android.os.Handler.dispatchMessage(Handler.java:106) at android.os.Looper.loopOnce(Looper.java:226) at android.os.Looper.loop(Looper.java:313) at android.app.ActivityThread.main(ActivityThread.java:8663) at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Native Method) at com.android.internal.os.RuntimeInit$MethodAndArgsCaller.run(RuntimeInit.java:567) at com.android.internal.os.ZygoteInit.main(ZygoteInit.java:1135) Caused by: java.lang.SecurityException: com.android.externalstorage has no access to content://media/0147-1deb/file/3242 at android.os.Parcel.createExceptionOrNull(Parcel.java:2437) at android.os.Parcel.createException(Parcel.java:2421) at android.os.Parcel.readException(Parcel.java:2404) at android.database.DatabaseUtils.readExceptionFromParcel(DatabaseUtils.java:190) at android.database.DatabaseUtils.readExceptionWithFileNotFoundExceptionFromParcel(DatabaseUtils.java:153) at android.content.ContentProviderProxy.openTypedAssetFile(ContentProviderNative.java:780) at android.content.ContentResolver.openTypedAssetFileDescriptor(ContentResolver.java:2034) at android.content.ContentResolver.openAssetFileDescriptor(ContentResolver.java:1849) at android.content.ContentResolver.openInputStream(ContentResolver.java:1525) at mozilla.components.browser.engine.gecko.prompt.GeckoPromptDelegate.access$toFileUri(GeckoPromptDelegate.kt:22) at mozilla.components.browser.engine.gecko.prompt.GeckoPromptDelegate$onFilePrompt$onSelectSingle$1.invoke(GeckoPromptDelegate.kt:4) at mozilla.components.feature.prompts.file.FilePicker$onActivityResult$1.invoke(FilePicker.kt:25) at mozilla.components.feature.prompts.PromptFeatureKt.consumePromptFrom(PromptFeature.kt:9) at mozilla.components.feature.prompts.PromptFeature.onActivityResult(PromptFeature.kt:18) at mozilla.components.support.base.feature.ViewBoundFeatureWrapper.onActivityResult(ViewBoundFeatureWrapper.kt:3) at org.mozilla.fenix.browser.BaseBrowserFragment.onActivityResult(BaseBrowserFragment.kt:6) at org.mozilla.fenix.HomeActivity.onActivityResult(HomeActivity.kt:5) at android.app.Activity.dispatchActivityResult(Activity.java:8659) at android.app.ActivityThread.deliverResults(ActivityThread.java:5857) ... 13 more

Asked by Mohit 1 week ago

Last reply by Paul 1 week ago

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restore old tabs view

I'm not sure why Firefox still bothers to call tabs, "tabs". A tab was originally called that because of its similarity to a filing cabinet's physical tabs where you can … (read more)

I'm not sure why Firefox still bothers to call tabs, "tabs". A tab was originally called that because of its similarity to a filing cabinet's physical tabs where you can see the tab markers and use your thumb to quickly select one. As far as I can see Firefox for Android no longer has tabs. There's no tab bar (and even the URL bar is auto-hidden) and to see the 'tabs' you have to drag down, then select a button and then flip your brain from expecting to see a horizontal row of tabs to a vertical list of them. Similarly, to create a new tab used to involve taping on a plus sign in the same place, right next to the other tabs in the bar. Now, to make a new one you have to redirect your attention from the top of the screen (where tabs have always beenl to a plus sign down the bottom. This smacks of just changing things for the hell of it.

So.... The big ask..... is there any way to get back to the system and layout I'm used to and that I still use without a moment's though when I use Chrome? (Which I'd still rather not do all the time...). I'd like my tabs back please.

Asked by Andy_P 1 year ago

Last reply by Paul 1 year ago

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Need help with Downloads

How do I stop a download in progress? The item being downloaded does not appear under downloads tab given in the menu. It only shows completed downloads. I own a Poco F1 … (read more)

How do I stop a download in progress?

The item being downloaded does not appear under downloads tab given in the menu. It only shows completed downloads.

I own a Poco F1 running MIUI 12.0.3.

Asked by sahebzaadsingh18 1 year ago

Answered by sahebzaadsingh18 1 year ago

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Refresh Gestures 210802

The 'pull down to refresh' feature is still missing. I was forced to install the most recent version of Firefox to appease the Android overlords, when I got the new S20. … (read more)

The 'pull down to refresh' feature is still missing. I was forced to install the most recent version of Firefox to appease the Android overlords, when I got the new S20. (Blackberry 5G still not ready...) The option to customize my gestures to refresh, is gone. When will this obvious feature be restored?

Aaron

Asked by ha.satan616 1 year ago

Last reply by Paul 1 year ago

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What are the intended uses for: media.volume_scale, media.default_volume, media.hardwaremediakeys.enabled ?

I am not sure this is the right forum to be asking all of the questions below but .. I am starting here and will be guided by your feedback if only some questions can be … (read more)

I am not sure this is the right forum to be asking all of the questions below but .. I am starting here and will be guided by your feedback if only some questions can be answered here.

All my questions pertain to Firefox Nightly on Android. 101.0a1 (Build #2015874793) It is my hope that the Q&A might help other users of Firefox Nightly on Android.

  1. (generic) Where will I find discussion of or documentation (specifications, user manual, usage notes, self-documenting source code, etc.) for the various Firefox settings accessible via about:config ?
  2. (specific) What is the intended use scenario for the media.volume_scale setting?
  3. (specific) What is the intended use scenario for the media.default_volume setting?
  4. (specific) What is the intended use scenario for the media.hardwaremediakeys.enabled setting?
  5. (generic) Is it reasonable to expect that a browser be able to determine either the RMS or Peak loudness of the src for a media element and mute (i.e. set ~.volume=0) if that loudness is above some user specified level? For example:
    • Might there be metadata within the file header that describes loudness just as there is metadata that describes duration?
    • Might parsing just the first 3-5 seconds of the file be sufficiently manageable to estimate loudness without grossly impacting page load-time or grossly taxing the CPU?
    • Might the default action be to set ~.volume=0 until such time as the browser has parsed the entire src to determine actual RMS loudness .. and only then restore ~.volume to user-prescribed maximum permitted volume iff RMS loudness is below a user prescribed threshold? (the bigger the file the longer that media is muted before it can be potentially unmuted!)

Thank you, in advance, for any time you spend responding to my questions. I am especially appreciative of links that I can follow to find answers for myself rather than being spoon-fed answers on a specific case by case basis.

Asked by najevi1 4 months ago

Last reply by Paul 4 months ago

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can't download any file

Hello, i'm using Firefox Android 82.1.3 on my Samsung note 9 (N960U1) on Android Oreo 8.1 and it's impossible for me download files from internet. It start but remain li… (read more)

Hello, i'm using Firefox Android 82.1.3 on my Samsung note 9 (N960U1) on Android Oreo 8.1 and it's impossible for me download files from internet. It start but remain like stand by and not a bit is downloaded. At the end there is a message that says that the download is not accomplished.

Thanks if you can help me.

Asked by rotten1000 1 year ago

Answered by rotten1000 1 year ago

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sync doesn't work anymore

I'm really upset! The new v79 has half the features and sync wasn't running: always shows "last sync on 1970" and didn't let me select what to sync. I cleared the cache, … (read more)

I'm really upset! The new v79 has half the features and sync wasn't running: always shows "last sync on 1970" and didn't let me select what to sync. I cleared the cache, not solved... I cleared all my data, reconfigured, but still no sync! So I removed the app and manually installed the old one. Guess what? It still doesn't sync!!! Now I'm left with the Firefox I know and love but I can't use it because I have NO credentials and no bookmarks... I would like to kick someone...

Asked by Giangi 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago