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Minimize, Maximise and Exit all now hiding.

I live with Firefix always in full screen. I Don't like seeing any bars or buttons of any kind. Befor the latest update, when I moved my mouse to the top of the screen … (read more)

I live with Firefix always in full screen. I Don't like seeing any bars or buttons of any kind.

Befor the latest update, when I moved my mouse to the top of the screen my tabs popped down and in the top right corner was the standard icons for "minimize" "maximize" and "exit".

With the latest update the tabs are there but the 3 buttons have gone.

If I exit full screen (F11) then they are there again, but I dont want to have to exit full screen every time I change between programes which I do every few mins. I'd be popping pages in and out of full screen every few mins!

How do I get the buttons back all the time?

Asked by lucyblairs 2 years ago

Last reply by tiffanyboyd78 2 years ago

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Spotify keep showing premium page

I used to use Spotify web player to listen music,but I can not do it anymore yesterday. And it keeps showing the premium page that ask me to pay for it,even I click refre… (read more)

I used to use Spotify web player to listen music,but I can not do it anymore yesterday. And it keeps showing the premium page that ask me to pay for it,even I click refresh or review 2021 best songs,it won't work properly. And I use Edge to try it again,then Edge works fine,by the way,I already clear cache and cookies,also restart Firefox multiple times,and even try the private mode and remove all my add-ons,still not working. Any idea would be great,Best regards.

Asked by 坂井泉水 2 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 years ago

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with each update another site doesn't function without being forced into a private window with an extension

AOP is the extension that "fixes" the issue. Sometimes a site won't open at all, WFUV. Some sites won't auto log-in. Citi & NY Times. Safari has no issue with any.… (read more)

AOP is the extension that "fixes" the issue.

Sometimes a site won't open at all, WFUV. Some sites won't auto log-in. Citi & NY Times.


Safari has no issue with any.

Big Sur. Mac Mini.

Asked by metropical 2 years ago

Last reply by metropical 1 year ago

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Where to find the "code scanner"?

I just installed Firefox for Android. I'm trying to sync my device for the first time. The app said to open firefox.com/pair on my desktop & take a picture with my c… (read more)

I just installed Firefox for Android. I'm trying to sync my device for the first time. The app said to open firefox.com/pair on my desktop & take a picture with my camera of the symbol. So I opened firefox.com/pair on my desktop (Windows 10) and it shows a box that says, "Connect to another device {title} Open the code scanner on your Firefox app and show the code when ready. [Show code] {button}"

I looked on my app & can't find a code scanner anywhere. Anyone know where to find it?

Asked by Sandy 2 years ago

Last reply by donovan_dion_oblsb 1 year ago

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Checking for Updates Bug with Firefox

Hi can somebody help me please? Sitting here on Christmas Eve at work trying to fix Firefox. In a nutshell I have a really really annoying bug with Firefox which is goi… (read more)

Hi can somebody help me please? Sitting here on Christmas Eve at work trying to fix Firefox.

In a nutshell I have a really really annoying bug with Firefox which is going to cause me to pull all my hair out.

In the past the program used to check for updates and it used to work fine during this procedure.

Lately though I've been experiencing a really strange bug.

Whenever Firefox checks for updates the browser then cannot load a single webpage or anything while it is checking. Sometimes the checks can take around 3-5 minutes to complete.

Any videos or streams come to an eventual halt.

I have tried tweak a few settings in about:config such as app.update.interval

I have tried uninstalling and re-installing the browser - No change. This still happens usually about 5-8 times a day.

This computer is used for medical emergencies for our clients. We need a full functioning browser. I thought Firefox was that browser but I am beginning to think about installing something else now.

In these situations lives could be put at risk and I want to remedy this problem now before the new year. I imagine we will have a lot of patients coming in. I need to quickly submit forms at times and I really need a stable browser.

a) Can I turn off updates? I would prefer to check manually for updates once a week or so via Help -> About b) Can I reduce the frequency of the checks for updates? c) Is this going to be a normal feature for Firefox from now on?

Asked by reloadedx23 2 years ago

Last reply by reloadedx23 1 year ago

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Firefox stops displaying images in Facebook, only shows a description.

I have found that after a short time Firefox stops displaying images in Facebook and only shows a description of what it thinks the image is. I have Firefox version 95.0.… (read more)

I have found that after a short time Firefox stops displaying images in Facebook and only shows a description of what it thinks the image is. I have Firefox version 95.0.2 (64-bit) with Windows 10 with the latest updates installed. I have a Dell laptop with an i7 cpu and 63 GB of RAM. This does not occur with other browsers. Reloading the page does not fix it, only a complete shutdown and startup of Firefox.

Asked by bp1952 2 years ago

Last reply by Terry 1 year ago

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Minimize, maximize and close options disappear when in full screen.

When I am not in full screen the minimize, maximize and close options are there. They disappear when I go into full screen and I am forced to get out of full screen to mi… (read more)

When I am not in full screen the minimize, maximize and close options are there. They disappear when I go into full screen and I am forced to get out of full screen to minimize or close firefox. This only started happening recently. Does anybody know how to make these options appear again while in full screen?

Asked by nilxin0 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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Search bar redirects keyword to https instead of searching

When I type "thesaurus" (without the quotes) into the search bar and hit enter, it redirects to https://thesaurus and the tab says "Server Not Found". In order to actual… (read more)

When I type "thesaurus" (without the quotes) into the search bar and hit enter, it redirects to https://thesaurus and the tab says "Server Not Found". In order to actually search for thesaurus I have to go through the dropdown and select to google thesaurus.

This is an absolutely ridiculous issue that so far seems to only be triggered with one keyword. I have used multiple one word searches to attempt to replicate and none of them trigger the same action. I have cleared my history, disabled search bar autofill from about:config, disabled search suggestions, restarted my computer, restarted firefox, none of these corrects the issue.

Obviously, I can simply go to google and search for a thesaurus, but this seems like an issue for tech support to correct rather than something expected to be worked around.

Asked by xaroso8373 2 years ago

Last reply by petearmitage 1 year ago

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Can not Remove Bookmark

Hi I Can not remove Bookmarks. I test all usual ways but nothing happened!i first i test manage Bookmarks and select delete but it did not work... then i made my own a… (read more)

Hi I Can not remove Bookmarks. I test all usual ways but nothing happened!i first i test manage Bookmarks and select delete but it did not work... then i made my own account and nothing change... steal i can not delete bookmarks.

 Please help me. 

Thank you

Asked by elaheh_bahrami_99 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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google not loading after connecting to VPN network

google.com and google related websites doesn't load at all. For example, gmail slowly loads, but loading icon never disappears, loading icon is always shown and then ofte… (read more)

google.com and google related websites doesn't load at all. For example, gmail slowly loads, but loading icon never disappears, loading icon is always shown and then often it shows 'reconnecting' message. This works OK in Chrome.

Steps to reproduce: 1. Open Firefox without VPN - all loads well. 2. Enable VPN - stops loading. If I then disable VPN - it starts loading again.

If I restart Firefox it starts working OK, but after a while stops working again.

Asked by kantix 2 years ago

Answered by kantix 2 years ago

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I read Kindle books from my Library on Kindle Cloud Reader through my Macbook Pro. The books open but "freeze" .

I read Kindle books from my Library on Kindle Cloud Reader through my Macbook Pro. It has been fine until today when the books open but "freeze" - i.e. the pages can't tu… (read more)

I read Kindle books from my Library on Kindle Cloud Reader through my Macbook Pro. It has been fine until today when the books open but "freeze" - i.e. the pages can't turn. If I go to Contents of the book it fails to load and a sign declares Error Try Later. This just keeps happening. The books are fine reading on my Samsung phone. I have restarted the Mac 4-5 times. Everything else works but not Kindle Cloud Reader on this Mac. I have restarted Firefox. I have not changed any settings. I don't understand this problem. Kindle Cloud Reader works on the phone but since this morning the books "freeze" and the pages don't turn. When I could not access the books before Amazon confessed to having a system breakdown (early December) - but the Kindle KDP Suppport have just said there is not problem currently. Could this be a browser problem - or with the settings?

Asked by imagefact2014 2 years ago

Last reply by Pwilly 1 year ago

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Is Firefox no longer reading *local* VTT files?

I have a website that has MP4 video in a HTML5 video player, with subtitles done in the WebVTT format (*.vtt). I just noticed that, when testing my pages locally on my C … (read more)

I have a website that has MP4 video in a HTML5 video player, with subtitles done in the WebVTT format (*.vtt). I just noticed that, when testing my pages locally on my C drive, the subtitles no longer appear on the movies. They do appear on the website (thankfully). Does this mean that lately Firefox has dropped support for local VTT files? Chrome has always ignored local VTTs, for some reason, which is why - until now - I used Firefox to test subtitles off the C drive. Note: If I link the local page to the VTT file on my website, subtitles still do not appear in Firefox. It could be something else, of course, so just need to know if VTTs are now unloadable locally in FF.

Asked by roberto32 2 years ago

Last reply by roberto32 1 year ago

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access to michaels crafts store denied

Why am I denied access to Michaels craft store. this is the message I receive. You don't have permission to access "http://www.michaels.com/?" on this server. Referenc… (read more)

Why am I denied access to Michaels craft store. this is the message I receive. You don't have permission to access "http://www.michaels.com/?" on this server.

Reference #18.beeb7068.1641080631.1ce8b9b5

Asked by juice4u 2 years ago

Answered by Chris Ilias 2 years ago

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Firefox fails to download any file, download immediately fails.

Hello Whenever I start a download, it immediately crashes, no matter what you do all downloads fail. Tried solutions that didn't work: refresh ff, delete profiles, … (read more)

Hello Whenever I start a download, it immediately crashes, no matter what you do all downloads fail. Tried solutions that didn't work:

  • refresh ff,
  • delete profiles,
  • uninstall + reinstall.

Asked by JFM02FFP2NR 2 years ago

Answered by JFM02FFP2NR 2 years ago

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List Websites Given a Permission or more

It seems that there was an internal page for permissions, namely about:permissions. As I was trying to find an answer to my question, I found many volunteers at Mozilla S… (read more)

It seems that there was an internal page for permissions, namely about:permissions. As I was trying to find an answer to my question, I found many volunteers at Mozilla Support would talk about this, but what I'm asking for is different. I'm looking for a way to list websites per permission, that is, when I want to disable a permission for a bunch of websites at once, I specify the permission and remove the websites I do not want to have that permission. In one of the questions on the site, an extension called SQLite Manager was mentioned and seemed to be the solution. This extension, though, doesn't exist anymore. If what I'm looking for can be done through this extension, I'd like to know if there is an alternative. If it doesn't serve the purpose that I am talking about, I'd be happy to know if there is a different workaround.

Asked by Hassan Khalloof 2 years ago

Last reply by Hassan Khalloof 1 year ago

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Sync of critical preferences like search engine, privacy etc don't sync, they change too

OK I have been trying to go 100% Firefox for just a few months but with privacy and security as primary directive. It would be wonderful to just be in ine well moderated … (read more)

OK I have been trying to go 100% Firefox for just a few months but with privacy and security as primary directive. It would be wonderful to just be in ine well moderated browser ecosystem and actually being able to have my preferences, interest and personal information centralized with eventual goal of digitally divorcing tech companies from my personal data. I still have to use a lot of different devies with varying OS and it literally took me two years to help Apple fix an AppleId problem. Now that I have that sorted out I have been hoping to move away from gmail entirely and eventually have my own mailserver but using icloud now for macs and pcs.


At a minimum it seems like even after forced manual I have not properly sync an imac with windows 10 PC. So to keep it simple I stay there but this morning when I typed into Firefox on my iMac its was google search not Duckduckgo. Not only have I synced it in firefox but icloud should be redudant and I had removed google from list of potential search engines. There seems to be some way for a hostile takeover of these settings and google connstant agressive intrusions asking for data is not just wrong or annoying its simply impossible to not have facebook or google track me beyond california digital privacy standards. The worst offender may be youtube. I want to fix the browser and sync my stuff. But I am also looking for extensions that will help me do that better.

I am pretty thorough and now just want to learn more and would like to believe one can have a semblance of privacy but it seems like it will be an adversarial experience when the companies that do can rollback privacy with clever tv ads. The 'providers' clearly do not give hoot about rules, preferences and laws designed to protect people's rights.. That is what is particulary frustrating. It is not a fair fight but a good one. I guess what I am wondering is if there are specific modules you could add to detect maybewhen an event like change in search engine occurs and whether logs may exist as to how or why the change was made. Even if it was an accidental quick through a popup in chromium or edge where I was always being cued to come back to Chrome. Logging out doesnt always seem to work so i tried syncing with and chrome with more or less same results. Very little actual control or at least a tendency to revert back to the data miners preferences over mine. I want to help stop that.

Asked by 0light 2 years ago

Last reply by Melchior blausand 1 year ago