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About:config

When I enter about:config in the address bar and hit enter in ios firefox all I get is a blank page. Can’t one access about:config in ios firefox?

Asked by s4s 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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Changing user agent on Firefox iOS

Hi, is there a way to change the user agent on iOS? The FxiOS part makes the browser way more fingerprint-able than standard safari, even with all the anti-fingerprint se… (read more)

Hi, is there a way to change the user agent on iOS? The FxiOS part makes the browser way more fingerprint-able than standard safari, even with all the anti-fingerprint settings to the max.

Asked by carloalberto 10 months ago

Answered by Paul 10 months ago

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Credit card autofill feature has disappeared from settings??

I constantly used the auto fill for credit cards, but went to pay for something and it didn't auto fill so I went to settings and there is no auto fill section under priv… (read more)

I constantly used the auto fill for credit cards, but went to pay for something and it didn't auto fill so I went to settings and there is no auto fill section under privacy and security?? WTH??

Asked by cobbsimone 8 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 8 months ago

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Javascript on iOS

Lately several websites (like the Washington Post) have told me that I need Javascript to read articles (with a subscription). Is someone at Mozilla working on this? It's… (read more)

Lately several websites (like the Washington Post) have told me that I need Javascript to read articles (with a subscription). Is someone at Mozilla working on this? It's really not tolerable.

Asked by Joseph 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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"How to open iOS Firefox on blank home page"

"ios homepage settings" (benisjesus2003 9/13/21, 10:44 AM) and "How to open iOS Firefox on blank home page" (miggy.ad 9/16/21, 5:57 PM), both started discussions regardin… (read more)

"ios homepage settings" (benisjesus2003 9/13/21, 10:44 AM) and "How to open iOS Firefox on blank home page" (miggy.ad 9/16/21, 5:57 PM), both started discussions regarding the use of "about:blank" and seeing a blank page when Firefox iOS opens. There really was not a solution provided. I've a work around for the time being and would like to know if anyone else has a better solution because "about:blank" has been a favorite homepage, Opening Screen, ...etc. Start with the 3 horizontal bars in the bottom right corner. Select {Settings} and {Homepage} is selected, the first setting is [OPENING SCREEN]. Set this to {Homepage}. Scroll down to [CURRENT HOMEPAGE] and type "https://www.blank.org" into {Custom URL}. To save the entry, touch {Firefox Home} just above the entry. The results while not the same as "about:blank" are very similar. If anyone else has a better solution, please post it here. (Please keep any replies positive to we can share ideals and solutions in the common forum.)

Asked by nbarc 1 year ago

Answered by nbarc 1 year ago

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Google constantly asking for Login

Since a little while whenever I open a new tab and hit something in the search bar, Google will always ask me to accept cookies and login. I have tried a bunch of things … (read more)

Since a little while whenever I open a new tab and hit something in the search bar, Google will always ask me to accept cookies and login. I have tried a bunch of things - reinstalling - restarting - adjusting security settings

None of which worked.

Asked by kamranbabazadeh 8 months ago

Answered by kamranbabazadeh 8 months ago

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XCode Simulator mozilla-mobile/firefox-ios: Firefox for iOS Build error

Monterey 12.6.1 , Xcode :Version 14.1 (14B47b) I am getting a compilation error even though I follow the instructions in the "README.md" file. 5. Open Client.xcode… (read more)

Monterey 12.6.1 , Xcode :Version 14.1 (14B47b)

I am getting a compilation error even though I follow the instructions in the "README.md" file.

5. Open Client.xcodeproj in Xcode. 6. Build the Fennec scheme in Xcode.

I can't pass these steps.

https://github.com/mozilla-mobile/firefox-ios

I want to run firefox application on Mac OS simulator. can you help.

Asked by Edward 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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Want to block Google popup that keeps telling me I should switch to Chrome

Every time I do a Google search in Firefox, a popup from Google appears suggesting that I change my browser to Chrome. It ignores my previous answers of “No thanks.” How … (read more)

Every time I do a Google search in Firefox, a popup from Google appears suggesting that I change my browser to Chrome. It ignores my previous answers of “No thanks.” How can I block that? I already have the popup blocker turned on in Firefox.

Asked by daywood 1 year ago

Answered by daywood 1 year ago

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What does "Clear Private Data" in Firefox IOS remove?

I've seen this asked (and unanswered) previously. Since there is an option, I want to know what this is. Does that mean all the rest of the stuff in the cache is publi… (read more)

I've seen this asked (and unanswered) previously.

Since there is an option, I want to know what this is. Does that mean all the rest of the stuff in the cache is public? ' What sort of stuff is in private data? Why do I want to (or not want to delete it.)?

I haven't seen this before and haven't seen it on the OSX Version.

Asked by Ryq Seattle 1 year ago

Answered by Ryq Seattle 1 year ago

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When viewing Youtube on Firefox on iPhone, battery charge depletes rapidly

In either standard Firefox, when I watch Youtube videos, roughly 1% of battery charge is used per minute of viewing, i.e. if I watch 20 minutes of a video, my charge has … (read more)

In either standard Firefox, when I watch Youtube videos, roughly 1% of battery charge is used per minute of viewing, i.e. if I watch 20 minutes of a video, my charge has gone down 20%. Is there something I can do to fix this besides getting rid of Firefox?

Asked by vp 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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Entering search string in the URL text field doesn't work

Hi community, Hopefully, someone can help me with this strange issue: I've installed Firefox for iOS (iPhone) and would like to add DuckDuckGo as my default search engi… (read more)

Hi community,

Hopefully, someone can help me with this strange issue:

I've installed Firefox for iOS (iPhone) and would like to add DuckDuckGo as my default search engine but there seems to be an issue with the query string as shown on this support page.

When entering DDG to the list in Settings using the suggested query string "https://www.duckduckgo.com/search?q=%s", every search in the URL text field (in this case "vin") sends me to the DDG start page where my string is changed to "search" in the search field (see image) and below with a bunch of search engines. Then I have to enter my initial search string one more time.

Hopefully, this explanation makes sense.

What can I do? Any help is very much appreciated.

Kind regards,

Peter

Asked by Peter Hartig 2 months ago

Answered by Kiki - Currently off (back April 16) 1 month ago

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Deleting files

I have saved several files to the Firefox download page on my iPad. However, I do not know how to share or delete them. I can only view them. Is there any way I can mana… (read more)

I have saved several files to the Firefox download page on my iPad. However, I do not know how to share or delete them. I can only view them. Is there any way I can manage them?

Asked by davidseltzer 1 year ago

Answered by Infinity__ 1 year ago

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Firefox for iPadOS tabs

Firefox for iPadOS tabs are periodically gone when I launch the app. History and recently closed are still there, so I can reopen them, but it’s a pain to have to keep do… (read more)

Firefox for iPadOS tabs are periodically gone when I launch the app. History and recently closed are still there, so I can reopen them, but it’s a pain to have to keep doing it!

Asked by Dale 7 months ago

Answered by Paul 7 months ago