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Filtering search results.

DuckDuckGo is default browser on iOS ad iMac. I want to block any and all Amazon.com results from my searches. How do I do that? If an overall block is not possible, h… (read more)

DuckDuckGo is default browser on iOS ad iMac. I want to block any and all Amazon.com results from my searches. How do I do that? If an overall block is not possible, how to I customize a search or the results list to filter out Amazon.com?

Asked by tynbai 4 weeks ago

Answered by Kiki 3 weeks ago

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DNS over HTTPS is undermining my family DNS filter. Can I password protect the DNS settings or other solution?

Hello all, I had been using firefox as the standard browser for years, but since the DNS-over-HTTPS feature I have had trouble with protecting my family on the web via D… (read more)

Hello all,

I had been using firefox as the standard browser for years, but since the DNS-over-HTTPS feature I have had trouble with protecting my family on the web via DNS filtering. Currently the only solution that has worked is to use a different browser (the Spin browser, for whoever is interested). I have Firefox blocked using the Android family link feature (and they can't install new apps without permission). Personally, I would love to move everyone back to Firefox, but I can't find a way to do it safely. Is there a way to effectively disable DNS-over-HTTPS such that it can't be changed (kids are pretty quick at figuring out that they can just go to the settings and figuring out that they can turn the feautre back on). A parental control feature would be ideal, so I can just set the DNS-over-HTTPS to use the family DNS filter in a way they can't turn it off. Does anyone have an helpful solution, or is Firefox dead for family protection?

Respectfully, Andrew

Asked by Andrew Davis 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 month ago

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disable auto refresh

duplicate of /questions/1443129 thread. Hello! Does anyone know how to disable auto refresh on an iPad with Firefox for IOS? About:config does not run on the iPad... … (read more)

duplicate of /questions/1443129 thread.

Hello! Does anyone know how to disable auto refresh on an iPad with Firefox for IOS? About:config does not run on the iPad... Thanks!!

Asked by mdhilliard 2 months ago

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Custom tab title bar color matches the source app but navigation bar color doesn't

This example should be straightforward, as you can see the title bar on the bottom has a dark blue color from the source app (Tusky) while the navigation bar is white. On… (read more)

This example should be straightforward, as you can see the title bar on the bottom has a dark blue color from the source app (Tusky) while the navigation bar is white. On Tusky the navigation bar is the same dark blue as the title bar.

I'm not sure if Android allows getting the color of the source app's navigation bar, but anything could be better than a pure white one especially when the title bar is put on the bottom. I suggest Firefox to use either 1. Same color as the title bar 2. A slightly darker version of title bar color.

Asked by Frank Xu 2 months ago

Answered by Paul 2 months ago

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suggestion for features for firefox android

Please add the following features. Once the bookmarks are in a collection, then save the whole collection to bookmarks. When selecting open tabs to save, have the abili… (read more)

Please add the following features.

Once the bookmarks are in a collection, then save the whole collection to bookmarks.

When selecting open tabs to save, have the ability to save to both collections and bookmarks at the same time.

Have the ability to select all open tabs so you don't have to select individual tabs.

Asked by Roderick Holland 4 months ago

Answered by Paul 4 months ago

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Timestamps on pdf download

Hi, I downloaded webpages as pdfs on FF android and have noticed every page has the timestamp on it. How do l get rid of that? I notice in Chrome it doesn't do that. (Nor… (read more)

Hi, I downloaded webpages as pdfs on FF android and have noticed every page has the timestamp on it. How do l get rid of that? I notice in Chrome it doesn't do that. (Nor does it have the link on every page). I prefer Firefox but want it to download a simple pdf. Thanks for any help.

Asked by NJ95 7 months ago

Answered by NJ95 6 months ago

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Will "Fullpage translation" make it to Android?

The new on-device translation has been integrated into Firefox starting from version 118. I can't find any information about when (or if) this is coming to the Android (a… (read more)

The new on-device translation has been integrated into Firefox starting from version 118. I can't find any information about when (or if) this is coming to the Android (and, while we're at it, iOS) version?

For many in my friends and family circle, this is _the_ feature that keeps them on Chrome.

Asked by Lukas Helebrandt 7 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 7 months ago

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How do Mozilla think it is acceptable that Firefox for Android simply does not work with proxies.

I recently logged into the WIFI of my TAFE, which uses a proxy, only to find that Firefox would not work. 1 hour of crazed searching later I have found that you pretty mu… (read more)

I recently logged into the WIFI of my TAFE, which uses a proxy, only to find that Firefox would not work. 1 hour of crazed searching later I have found that you pretty much *cannot use a proxy with Firefox on Android*.

Sure technically you can download the FoxyProxy add-on or go to about:config and change the settings there (but not on the stable build which y'know most people use) but the fact that the stock, stable install has *zero* support for proxies, which are extremely common on school/work networks, is absolutely unacceptable. This is *basic* functionality that was reported as missing as far back as 10 years ago and *nothing* has been done to fix this.

The worst part is Mozilla are clearly aware of this. An issue was opened on github and was only closed to be moved over to bugzilla where it remains open. And for some reason on bugzilla the severity is marked as N/A even though this literally means you cannot use Firefox Android on any network with a proxy

I apologize for the harsh and direct tone but I am truly astonished that no one seems to think that this is as severe as it actually is. I use Firefox because I love open source software and I hate the idea of google having a monopoly over browsers. Things like this where basic features are missing (resulting in the browser being completely unusable on certain networks) make me reconsider if this browser is even worth using. And please don't say that FoxyProxy solves all of this because the fact that basic functionality is locked behind a third party extension is unacceptable.

Asked by Petzah394 7 months ago

Answered by Paul 7 months ago

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Website whitelist?

I have noticed that mobile browsers (including Firefox Mobile) don't seem to give you the option to clear cookies and other website data on close while preserving website… (read more)

I have noticed that mobile browsers (including Firefox Mobile) don't seem to give you the option to clear cookies and other website data on close while preserving website info/cookies of sites you want to keep logged into.

Is this a feature that will eventually be implemented in Firefox? Or is there some kind of limitation in Android/iOS that makes implementing this not possible or tricky?

Asked by dromeo 8 months ago

Answered by Paul 8 months ago

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How to change where downloaded items go?

I am on Android Firefox and I accidentally chose "Always" on the pop-up asking where I want my downloaded items to go. I want to change it because where the files are now… (read more)

I am on Android Firefox and I accidentally chose "Always" on the pop-up asking where I want my downloaded items to go. I want to change it because where the files are now sent is inconvenient at best but i cannot find such an option to change my preference in either the Firefox settings bar nor my phone's device settings.

Asked by e.yvette058 8 months ago

Answered by e.yvette058 8 months ago

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addons/extenstions for iPad not working

I’ve been trying to install an ad blocker for FF on my iPad and I’m stuck in an endless loop. I navigate to the add on store and it says I have to install FF, even though… (read more)

I’ve been trying to install an ad blocker for FF on my iPad and I’m stuck in an endless loop. I navigate to the add on store and it says I have to install FF, even though it’s installed and set as default. The store has the “open” button, not install or download. I have a 5th gen iPad running 16.6. FF is at ver 117.0.

I ran across a bunch of posts about addons not working but they were from about 4 yrs ago. Here are some screenshots of what happens. Are addons prohibited on an iPad?

https://imgur.com/a/wsRruw4

Thanks in advance

Asked by only1too 8 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 8 months ago

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lockwise iOS frequent logout

hi team I am a multi decade, firefox in Mozilla supporter About five years ago, had to transition to iPhone The best solution was Lockwise for managing passwords, ret… (read more)

hi team

I am a multi decade, firefox in Mozilla supporter

About five years ago, had to transition to iPhone

The best solution was Lockwise for managing passwords, retaining cross platform support using firefox sync

In the last week or so Lockwise started automatically logging me out at least every day. This is extremely annoying and frustrating.

I would ditch lockwise, however it is the only solution to get Firefox sync passwords on iOS

Please advise - that seems like a bug in Lockwise that was recently introduced as a regression

It seems like Firefox password is not supported as a source in Firefox yet either on iPhone otherwise I would switch to that

Asked by Matt Callaghan 9 months ago

Answered by Paul 9 months ago

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how to change back to startup splash screen minimalist logo?

I was told to ask for support here rather than at bugzilla. User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Android 10; Mobile; rv:109.0) Gecko/116.0 Firefox/116.0 Steps to reproduce: 1. Inst… (read more)

I was told to ask for support here rather than at bugzilla.

User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Android 10; Mobile; rv:109.0) Gecko/116.0 Firefox/116.0

Steps to reproduce: 1. Install Fennec from F-droid 2. Open browser 3. Observe splash screen 4. The original logo is back

Actual results: 116.2.0 changed the startup splash screen back to the regular logo. I actually rather liked the minimalist splash screen logo we had for a few weeks prior.

Expected results: Is there a flag in the config that I can change to get back the minimalist logo?

Asked by Jacob 9 months ago

Answered by Paul 9 months ago

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Why does the iOS version has a Reading list while the Desktop version only has Pocket?

I am confused: why can I add articles on iOS to a Reading list which I cannot read on Dekstop since there's no Reading list only Pocket. Or am I missing something? See s… (read more)

I am confused: why can I add articles on iOS to a Reading list which I cannot read on Dekstop since there's no Reading list only Pocket. Or am I missing something?

See screenshot attached (in Dutch).

Asked by marco125 10 months ago

Answered by Paul 10 months ago