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Firefox Nightly Not Auto Updating

I installed firefox nightly on a Fire Tablet. I was under the impression that firefox nightly would auto update even if the google play store doesn't exist on the androi… (read more)

I installed firefox nightly on a Fire Tablet. I was under the impression that firefox nightly would auto update even if the google play store doesn't exist on the android device. It has not been auto updating at all. Am I missing something. Do you need to do something in about:config or was my initial impression wrong.

Asked by perrinod 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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Firefox for Android giving CPU error on HiSilicon Kirin 710

Hello, I'm using a Huawei Nova Y70 and I cannot install Firefox, gives error with "CPU not supported". Any workaround for it? CPU: HiSilicon Kirin 710 Thanks. … (read more)

Hello,

I'm using a Huawei Nova Y70 and I cannot install Firefox, gives error with "CPU not supported".

Any workaround for it?

CPU: HiSilicon Kirin 710

Thanks.

Asked by Mihnea 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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How to download the .apk file in China?

Due to the Firewall of our government, we Chinese couldn't download Firefox Android on Google Play Store without violating the law. And, neither Github nor F-droid provid… (read more)

Due to the Firewall of our government, we Chinese couldn't download Firefox Android on Google Play Store without violating the law. And, neither Github nor F-droid provides the service for users in China to download the app directly.

How could we download it?

Asked by Mikachu 10 months ago

Answered by James 10 months ago

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Lost tabs on Firefox update

Hi, my Firefox on my iPhone was updated on the latest version (116.0), and upon opening it after the update, I realized all of my open tabs were completely gone! This inc… (read more)

Hi, my Firefox on my iPhone was updated on the latest version (116.0), and upon opening it after the update, I realized all of my open tabs were completely gone! This includes the private browsing tabs, which typically persisted from opening to opening of Firefox. Every tab, both normal and private browsing, is now gone. How can I restore them? I've *never* had any issues with any prior Firefox iOS update before!

This is critical to me; thank you for your help in any way, whether that be it through my synced account (which also lost the open tabs, from what I can see) and/or anything else.

Asked by Jason 10 months ago

Answered by Paul 10 months ago

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forget Firefox

Seriously, this is 2024 not 2004. Fuck your message board help system that offers no help to a problem of lost data. No way to get live help. Then, logging in to ask for … (read more)

Seriously, this is 2024 not 2004. Fuck your message board help system that offers no help to a problem of lost data. No way to get live help. Then, logging in to ask for help forces you through all these pages that route you away from where you're trying to get help.

Nothing about this process is use intuitive and it's certainly not helpful.

I regret coming back to Firefox. Fuck you for losing my data you pos devs.

Asked by mnine 5 months ago

Last reply by Paul 5 months ago

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Firefox sideloaded to Nvidia Shield - Controller doesn't work! (It works fine on Vivaldi)

Hello All, For some unknown reason, the browsers available on Play Store for Nvidia Shield are crap - so far I've not found any that allow me to easily sync bookmarks etc… (read more)

Hello All, For some unknown reason, the browsers available on Play Store for Nvidia Shield are crap - so far I've not found any that allow me to easily sync bookmarks etc between Shield/PC/Mobile.

I therefore tested and found Opera and Vivaldi sideloaded to my Nvidia Shield TV Pro both worked perfectly.

I wanted to use test Firefox as I was about to use this as my main preferred PC/mobile browser, but first I wanted to check it all worked OK.

I was able to sideload and set up Firefox, but as soon as I open a webpage the Controller stopped working.

How can this be fixed please?

Please don't suggest a browser that's intended for AndroidTV on the Shield Play Store - they are all crap due to the reasons I mentioned, the controller with Right Joysick acting as mouse pounter works perfectly on Opera and Vivaldi, so I don't understand why this it doesn't work on Firefox.

I hope this can be fixed/resolved as I would like to use Firefox as an alternative.

Thanks and regards!

Andrew Henshaw.

Asked by Andrew Henshaw 2 months ago

Answered by Andrew Henshaw 2 months ago

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ff android older

Hi, I'm using Linux and the distrib has inclueded ff 91.12. It has remote debugging in it. I would like to try it but I see I have to install this version of android ff … (read more)

Hi,

I'm using Linux and the distrib has inclueded ff 91.12. It has remote debugging in it. I would like to try it but I see I have to install this version of android ff to my device to work.

Where can I found safe/virus free older versions?

I have android-sdk/android studio installed to Linux and works well. Can I download ff android source somewhere or isn't it open source?

Ty

Asked by xboxplayer9889 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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Latest version of firefox

The Mozilla article says to go into about Firefox where you will be able to view which version of Firefox you are using. How do I know if this version is the latest versi… (read more)

The Mozilla article says to go into about Firefox where you will be able to view which version of Firefox you are using. How do I know if this version is the latest version?

The article says that the best way to update Firefox is to do it from Play store. It says to tap on the my apps link to see which apps need to be updated but there is no my apps Link in Play store.

How do I determine if I'm using the latest version of Firefox on android?

Asked by Franco 1 year ago

Answered by Franco 1 year ago

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Firefox Nightly Installation

If I want to installt he nightly version for Android on my phone. Will it be better to uninstall the common version before? Can the present settings, passwords and bookma… (read more)

If I want to installt he nightly version for Android on my phone. Will it be better to uninstall the common version before? Can the present settings, passwords and bookmarks be transfered from the common version to the Nightly. Any useful tips or recommendations, please? Thank you very much for the help provided.

Asked by Straydog 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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Firefox Desktop view on Tablet

Im really trying to understand how web broswer company that has been around since maybe 2002, has not make a firefox version for android tablet, version for firefox for p… (read more)

Im really trying to understand how web broswer company that has been around since maybe 2002, has not make a firefox version for android tablet, version for firefox for pc,firefox for mac firefox for android phone, but there is none for an android tablet. Please help me understand why?

Asked by KFCBrownBruhLA Los Ang 10 months ago

Answered by Paul 10 months ago

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Is there some place from which to download Firefox without having a google account?

We cannot get a google account because our landline neither sends nor receives text messages. We are in process of setting up and testing a cell phone, and would like to… (read more)

We cannot get a google account because our landline neither sends nor receives text messages. We are in process of setting up and testing a cell phone, and would like to load Firefox for Android as the browser. We cannot download from google play because google demands to send a text-message "verification" code. We note, thankfully, that Mozilla does not (stupidly) do likewise to set up a Firefox account.

Asked by RHVF1 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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Firefox update

Every since you update my Samsung galaxy a71 5g cellphone, mozilla firefox I don't have my collection tabs. I want them back please. PLEASE HELP ME GET NY COLLECTION BAC… (read more)

Every since you update my Samsung galaxy a71 5g cellphone, mozilla firefox I don't have my collection tabs. I want them back please.

PLEASE HELP ME GET NY COLLECTION BACK PLEASE.

It's my cellphone

Asked by ladytopaz11 8 months ago

Last reply by Paul 8 months ago

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Bookmarks and basically all data gone after an update

Hello, I recently tried to create an account to sync everything in firefox on my phone, but after a few attempts the account page just wouldn't load, so I decided to upda… (read more)

Hello, I recently tried to create an account to sync everything in firefox on my phone, but after a few attempts the account page just wouldn't load, so I decided to update the app because it was quite some time ago since I last updated it.

But right after the update, everything's gone: bookmarks, history, tabs. I was brought to a getting started page like I never installed firefox. I checked the bookmarks/history options but nothing was there. Shouldn't the app preserve its existing data even after an update? Any help will be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

Asked by Ryan McK 9 months ago

Answered by Paul 9 months ago