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Firefox has stopped saving passwords

In Settings the box for saving logins and passwords is checked. Still the program refuses to save my passwords. What can I do? Are other settings disabling the save passw… (read more)

In Settings the box for saving logins and passwords is checked. Still the program refuses to save my passwords.

What can I do? Are other settings disabling the save passwords feature?

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Asked by Stringence 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Lost settings for most addons after system crash

I had a system crash, probably with Firefox opened. After restarting PC and starting Firefox, most of the addons I have had lost all of their settings and were reset to d… (read more)

I had a system crash, probably with Firefox opened.

After restarting PC and starting Firefox, most of the addons I have had lost all of their settings and were reset to default - Tampermonkey lost all the scripts I had installed, uBlock lost all settings and rules, etc. Weirdly some extensions kept portions of their settings, like TreeTabs saved tree structure despite also getting reset to default.

Additionally Firefox also got its own settings reset to default, while the tabs from my session and bookmarks were saved.

Is there any way to recover addon and Firefox settings, is there any backup of them?

Asked by Shajirr 1 year ago

Answered by Shajirr 1 year ago

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Onetab saved items gone after firefox update

A couple of Firefox updates ago, I lost everything I had saved in OneTab. I didn't export or otherwise save partly because they had always been there after the update. Is… (read more)

A couple of Firefox updates ago, I lost everything I had saved in OneTab. I didn't export or otherwise save partly because they had always been there after the update. Is there any way to recover them? (probably 100+)

Asked by cyteen 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Firefox screenshots suddenly stopped downloading my shots

Hello, Suddenly, when using the screenshots tool, it doesn't save save my shot when I screenshot it and click on the "Download" button anymore. Nothing happens and I can'… (read more)

Hello,

Suddenly, when using the screenshots tool, it doesn't save save my shot when I screenshot it and click on the "Download" button anymore.

Nothing happens and I can't see anymore that blue down arrow beside the URL bar.

Asked by Hesham_3del 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Firefox 78.0.1 hangs trying to access websites but other browsers can

I have been using firefox for years and am very happy with it. I have a Dell optiplex 7010 desktop. I am running Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS. I do not have a firewall turned on.… (read more)

I have been using firefox for years and am very happy with it. I have a Dell optiplex 7010 desktop. I am running Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS. I do not have a firewall turned on. Apparently, my desktop browser was updated to Firefox 78.0.1 (64-bit) on 7-1-2020. Since that time, I have been unable to access any websites from Firefox including mozilla.org. I am connected through WiFi. After downloading the Opera browser I have been able to access any website with no problems. I read community troubleshooting on this issue and tried various fixes including turning off IPv6. I read the community article about turning off my personal firewall. I was unaware of using any firewall so I installed Gufw Firewall 18.04.0. Running this program shows my firewall status is "OFF". I checked my AT&T modem and could not find any firewall settings that specifically mentioned Firefox. I would like to continue using Firefox since I use it on my phone and laptop also use it.

My laptop is a Dell Vostro 1520 running Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS 64 bit. It also accesses the internet through the same WiFi. It currently has no problems loading web sites with Firefox version 78.0.1

Please help.

Asked by charles.goodrich 1 month ago

Answered by charles.goodrich 1 month ago

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Am going to reformat my laptop, need assistance with settings

I am going to reformat my laptop, my dilemma is the Firefox settings and speed-dial. I have an add on - "FVD Speed-dial" with loads of pages. Is there a similar way of… (read more)

I am going to reformat my laptop, my dilemma is the Firefox settings and speed-dial. I have an add on - "FVD Speed-dial" with loads of pages. Is there a similar way of transferring this speed-dial as with Thunderbird? I used that method with success when building my wife's new laptop. Looking forward to your help Many thanks

Asked by EJohnDavies 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Any form in my Firefox (in two different PCs doesn't accept letter q (lowercase)

I have two Windows 10 PC with Firefox. Since several weeks in forms like gmail compose or facebook messenger or hotmail both sujbect and message, I cannot type the letter… (read more)

I have two Windows 10 PC with Firefox.

Since several weeks in forms like gmail compose or facebook messenger or hotmail both sujbect and message, I cannot type the letter q in lowercase.

Fine typing Q but no q

I tried to find any solution to this but no results. I found a similar topic here with letter Q instead. I followed the steps but no luck as well. (Cannot type letter Q (weird bug!))

The issue is simple, typing q doesn't type anything. I can paste the Q from clipboard and works fine (this how I survived)

I have Spanish (Mexico) language and Latin American keyboard by default. Tried with the standard English (US) and US international keyboard with the same behavior .

Any help is appreciated.

Asked by aouton 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Nothing happens after choosing account in Google Account Picker page

I recently migrated from Chrome to Firefox, and have been facing problems during Google sign-in. I have two Google accounts, A & B, and I use either one to register o… (read more)

I recently migrated from Chrome to Firefox, and have been facing problems during Google sign-in.

I have two Google accounts, A & B, and I use either one to register on most websites.

After migrating to Firefox, I'm facing a problem whenever I try logging into a site using my Google ID.

Here's what happens:

1. I click on the "Login with Google" button. 2. Since I have already signed in to Google using both accounts, I see both A and B in the Account Picker page. 3. I choose A. 4. The page changes to a loading screen, where I get a "One moment please..." message.

After this, the loading circle keeps rotating, but nothing happens.

I think it has something to do with content blocking, but since I'm quite new to Firefox, I'm not sure how to fix this.

I'd really appreciate any help.

Thanks in advance!

Asked by gsmrn 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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can only open outlook.com in safe mode, why

Help! Do not want to refresh or reset or reload Firefox - too much work. Worked fine when I closed computer last night. Cannot access Outlook.com, while two other mail ac… (read more)

Help!

Do not want to refresh or reset or reload Firefox - too much work.

Worked fine when I closed computer last night. Cannot access Outlook.com, while two other mail accounts (that are fed from OL) are working.

Thank you.

Asked by CiaoBella1 3 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 3 months ago

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browser says unsupported?

So I've been using firefox for a while now, and I really like it, but in the past few months it has suddenly decided that my browser is out of date (not the case, I'm run… (read more)

So I've been using firefox for a while now, and I really like it, but in the past few months it has suddenly decided that my browser is out of date (not the case, I'm running the latest update) and unsupported, even though it says firefox is supported. This happens on a lot of different sites. I tried resetting my useragent and clearing my cache and cookies, but nothing seems to have happened. I still get the bug. I submitted to webcompat too.

https://github.com/webcompat/web-bugs/issues/55085

Please help, its super irritating to deal with, and I don't want to have to switch browser.

Asked by caperantagonist 1 month ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 month ago

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unread emails in Firefox do not display senders names but read messages do show sender's name

Emails used to display the sender's names but stopped displaying sender's name, happens in all email accounts viewed in Firefox. Once the emails are marked as Unread, the… (read more)

Emails used to display the sender's names but stopped displaying sender's name, happens in all email accounts viewed in Firefox. Once the emails are marked as Unread, the names are displayed as should be. Have cleared cookies and searched preferences for something to change. Mac OS 10.10.5, Firefox 63.0.

Asked by Dana 1 year ago

Answered by Dana 1 year ago

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I've gone over to Chrome

Firefox has gotten worse and worse. I updated FF and can't view all of my Facebook pages because I need to activate Javascript but FF doesn't allow it, making FB useless… (read more)

Firefox has gotten worse and worse. I updated FF and can't view all of my Facebook pages because I need to activate Javascript but FF doesn't allow it, making FB useless on Firefox. What a waste!

John

Asked by squonk 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Troubleshoot and Refresh does not work, images only show some of them

The website 'https://1-rich-collins.pixels.com/' only shows some images on Firefox 74.0 while I can see all of the images on Microsoft Edge and Tor. I have followed the i… (read more)

The website 'https://1-rich-collins.pixels.com/' only shows some images on Firefox 74.0 while I can see all of the images on Microsoft Edge and Tor. I have followed the instructions at 'about:config' which stated 'look for 'browser.display.document_under_use' and then set to 0 but no 0 exists. It is only true or false. It was set to Boolean and when I clicked far right all I could do was click on a double arrow which now won't show Boolean. So I left it at True. I also tried Permissions on Firefox Page Info window, but the command Load Images (if I recall correctly) was not available so I could not click on a checkmark.

I've spoken with the website manager, whom I've known for years and she tells me nothing is wrong with the site, which is using fineartamerica.com as the domain. pixels is the subdomain if I understand her correctly. And at the fine art website all of my images display:https://fineartamerica.com/profiles/1-rich-collins


Let me know if I can provide any more details, or I've missed or mistakenly added anything, thanks Rich


A week or two ago I Refreshed Firefox 74.0 and it worked. But the next time I reopened it it wasn't working again.

Asked by 7q8u322iLf 4 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 months ago

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After last update firefox 64 the addon ''Ultrawidey'' on youtube do not working anymore on automaticaly mode. On firefox 63.0.3 was working. Can u tell me why?

After last update firefox 64 the addon Ultrawidey;; do not working automaticaly on fullscreen on youtube! , This addon was streching 16;9 content to 21:9 contect screen a… (read more)

After last update firefox 64 the addon Ultrawidey;; do not working automaticaly on fullscreen on youtube! , This addon was streching 16;9 content to 21:9 contect screen automaticaly. Also the function on addon Z key not working, only her X key is working , but i have to press X evrytime to get rid off blackbars now!! So I downgrade to Firefox 63.0.3, now automaticaly strech screen to 21:9 working again!! and addon function Z key working again on youtube . Can u tell me why?

Asked by Dan 1 year ago

Answered by Dan 1 year ago

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"a" key shortcut

Whenever I want to search something or type anything in Firefox it will automatically click what ever my cursor is over. This only happens when I press the A key though. … (read more)

Whenever I want to search something or type anything in Firefox it will automatically click what ever my cursor is over. This only happens when I press the A key though. I've tested it and it only happens on Firefox, and it doesn't matter what it is that the cursor is hovering over, as long as I press the A key it will register as a click. Is there a way to disable this as It's incredibly frustrating when I'm trying to search something and I end up "clicking" some random Youtube video or link.

Asked by Tedresell 1 year ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 1 year ago

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Commenting login and share buttons disabled

On all platforms running Disqus the three share controls and Disqus login control have all gone dead. Clicking has zero effect. Have already tried disabling all addons … (read more)

On all platforms running Disqus the three share controls and Disqus login control have all gone dead. Clicking has zero effect. Have already tried disabling all addons -- no effect.

Asked by JoeJupa 8 months ago

Answered by Eve 8 months ago

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how can I remove youtube blog from screen

When I go to youtube,I get someones blog in the centre of the screen and I can`t remove it.I did get a message saying "We`ll soon stop supporting this browser soon,for th… (read more)

When I go to youtube,I get someones blog in the centre of the screen and I can`t remove it.I did get a message saying "We`ll soon stop supporting this browser soon,for the best experience please update your..........what?Is this something to do with the problem?

Asked by Terrysutt 3 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 months ago

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Lots of Youtube-Videos not loading

Hi there, since the beginning of June (probably the update with the PiP notification) I noticed that a lot of specific Youtube-videos are endlessly loading (the spinning … (read more)

Hi there,

since the beginning of June (probably the update with the PiP notification) I noticed that a lot of specific Youtube-videos are endlessly loading (the spinning circle animation) and not showing any controls (play/pause, next video, etc.). It's not like I could try multiple times and sometimes videos load and sometimes they don't, it seems to be specific videos, but I can't figure out what differs them from others. Examples that work: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yqy7_zUKyNQ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ftuctYN60j0

Examples that do not load: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FF3Dr3_h0Hw https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LAN1LXO1eG8

Generally I could say that about 60% of the videos aren't loading. I tried them in another Browser and also inside of other Software (Discord, Mattermost) where everything seems to work just fine, it's just my Firefox having issues and I really don't want to switch to another browser.

I really hope somebody can help me, I tried finding a solution, but all the other issues seem to differ from mine or are Mobile-issues.

Asked by jenniferroberts1116 1 month ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 month ago