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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 1 month ago

Answered by Paul 1 month ago

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Extend interface language support

Hello dear Firefox Focus team, At the moment I see a bunch of interface languages available for the Firefox Focus application. At the same time the list is far from full… (read more)

Hello dear Firefox Focus team,

At the moment I see a bunch of interface languages available for the Firefox Focus application. At the same time the list is far from full in comparison even with Firefox app itself.

Personally I wish Belarusian language to be added to the app so that I would like to clarify the following:

1. Is there any way I could personally help with this and perform a translation from English to Belarusain (I'm a native speaker and a software engineer)? If yep who is the best contact point to kick-off the process? 2. Where can I raise the feature request if external contributions are not available?

Thank you.

Asked by rakkattakka 1 year ago

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Suggestions for password managers, ad blockers and add-ons.

Suggestions for Firefox for Android Since the built-in password manager is not good enough in terms of security and functionality, (and I don't think it will be good eno… (read more)

Suggestions for Firefox for Android

Since the built-in password manager is not good enough in terms of security and functionality, (and I don't think it will be good enough for the foreseeable future), it would actually be a good idea to build an app instead of the built-in one, or to choose a third party app as a partner as an official recommendation, and so forth.

I find the browser's ad-blocking features to be very unorganized, repetitive, and not easy to use. I wish you could build a comprehensive enough and personalized built-in pan-ad blocker.

And please allow the beta version's custom "add-ons collection" to be added to the official version

Anyway, there are many problems and many solutions, I hope Firefox will be better and better.

Thanks.

Asked by CaoLiPengJL 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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Will Firefox help users auto opt out of cookies?

Hello, I am wondering if Firefox will help users auto opt out of cookies. By this I mean will Firefox implement a feature that the user can turn on in the settings that … (read more)

Hello,

I am wondering if Firefox will help users auto opt out of cookies. By this I mean will Firefox implement a feature that the user can turn on in the settings that automatically deleted cookies that are not needed even if they select that they want to opt in or check the cookies that they are opting into and accidentally opt into ones they don't need to. I believe this could be achieved with machine learning that looks at the cookies that are required by websites and the cookies that are more than what are required. Is Mozilla thinking about adding this future or will it in the future? I believe it could change the industry.

Asked by michaelalex376 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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Searching privately

When I select a text from any website there is no option to search privately (unless you're already in private mode). Having Firefox Focus installed makes the option appe… (read more)

When I select a text from any website there is no option to search privately (unless you're already in private mode). Having Firefox Focus installed makes the option appear but it opens the link there aka in a different app, it would be a lot better if you need have to install another app and yes I know i can just do it manually by copying the text, switch to private mode, pasting and then finally searching. It would save you 3 taps. (The images are with the Firefox Focus app uninstalled, I can provide more with it being installed and how it works.)

Asked by Alex 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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ad free

I'm a long time supporter of firefox, more from a philosophical point of view than a practical one. it's my daily driver on mac, not so much on windows as chrome works be… (read more)

I'm a long time supporter of firefox, more from a philosophical point of view than a practical one. it's my daily driver on mac, not so much on windows as chrome works better there.

Now my feedback is about iOS. I've tried many times to use firefox but the app is simply not good enough, not fast enough and what I don't really get is why the safari + firefox focus add on is better than the standard firefox app?????? start there, you'll probably get more users. love seb

Asked by Seb Cinquini 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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Why impossible to find a YouTube ad blocker extension for Firefox Android

Why impossible to find a YouTube ad blocker extension for Firefox Android Why is it impossible to find support? Why is it impossible to even give Firefox feedback? It see… (read more)

Why impossible to find a YouTube ad blocker extension for Firefox Android Why is it impossible to find support? Why is it impossible to even give Firefox feedback? It seems like it's a company ran by Bots four Bots humans go away

Asked by rick400tec 7 months ago

Answered by Paul 7 months ago

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A suggestion regarding accounts

Hello, My name is Nyayesh Abdollahi and I have a suggestion for Firefox; I've earlier been unable to access an account I created because the e-mail connected to it had b… (read more)

Hello,

My name is Nyayesh Abdollahi and I have a suggestion for Firefox; I've earlier been unable to access an account I created because the e-mail connected to it had been deleten.

This seems to me a proper weakness in Firefox and perhaps should be ameliorated...?

I just wanted to let you know this because I do think it's the best browser around.

If the problem has already been adressed, my apologies.

Kind regards, Nyayesh Abdollahi

Asked by Nyayesh Abdollahi 9 months ago

Answered by Paul 9 months ago

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Is it possible to move "Right to Left" languages to the right when searching?

When opening the mobile app and searching in english, the language appears on the left and it works great :), When searching in hebrew, the language appears on the … (read more)

When opening the mobile app and searching in english, the language appears on the left and it works great :),

When searching in hebrew, the language appears on the left as well, and it is really hard to type or edit.

Is it possible to add a new language that is Right To Left And display it on the Right?

Asked by yonatanab1 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year 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 5 months ago

Answered by Paul 5 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 4 months ago

Answered by Paul 4 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 7 months ago

Answered by Paul 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 4 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 4 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 4 months ago

Answered by Paul 4 months ago

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Credit Card Autofill

Hello. I'm Android Developer at Nord Security @NordPass password manager. I just wanted to ask about credit card autofill on Firefox Android browser. As far as I understa… (read more)

Hello. I'm Android Developer at Nord Security @NordPass password manager. I just wanted to ask about credit card autofill on Firefox Android browser. As far as I understand, it's not possible at the moment. Do you have any plans on making it possible? Or maybe there are any settings that need to be set before autofilling? I'm not talking about internal Firefox password manager solution, but about autofilling Credit Cards using another password manager such as 1Password, LastPass, NordPass etc.

Thanks in advance :) Zilvinas

Asked by zilvinas.tomkevicius 1 year ago

Answered by zilvinas.tomkevicius 1 year ago

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Idea: Being able to organize tabs by changing their order (manual sorting)

Hi, this is an idea: To be able to sort the order of tabs. Often I'll be browsing for something one day, then move on to something else and continue browsing/researching… (read more)

Hi, this is an idea: To be able to sort the order of tabs.

Often I'll be browsing for something one day, then move on to something else and continue browsing/researching the first thing again later or the next day. Suddenly I have lots of tabs on differrent subjects open and no way to organize the order of them, with using bookmarks/collections, which would be timeconsuming. Being able to reordering them would be really helpful, and also make the „swipe between tabs“ a lot more useful, without having to scroll back and forth through tabs within different subjects.

And especially on my tablet, where I have lots of tabs open when researching this would be great. :)

Hope you'll consider this.

Asked by ssssaaaa 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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Start at the Top Level

More a Concern or Desire than a question. Very common these days (2023) are device types - PCs, Cell Phones, etc. Firefox browser is available to (my main interest) Wind… (read more)

More a Concern or Desire than a question.

Very common these days (2023) are device types - PCs, Cell Phones, etc. Firefox browser is available to (my main interest) Windows PCs and Android Cell Phone. Then their OS, versions, etc. All have many differences so establishing these differences in the beginning of questios and explainations are critical to the assumptions going forward in support.

The moz://a Support (most support forums) overlook this vital step before delving down into the myriad of complex and different option settings and discussions. I'm no professional but am confident that instruction details are likely very specific to the different device/OS, versions, Platforms, etc. That said I am very frustrated to the lack of a definite starting point for research as most if not all that information is useless to ones specific needs.

Hope you can take this to Hart and consider adjusting the Top Level Titles and/or providing Option Filters to better guide users to their specific needs.

A little different but related, in the old DOS days the c:\\ path format was a very useful practice to provide an orientation of where you are logically. It even accommodates a backward or higher level logic projection up into the internet or devices. I'm only amateur in the full understanding but am fairly certain of its existence. These no nonsense logical establishments go a long way in understanding & conveying complex theory. STANDARDS.

Thank you. Rod

Asked by rmynatt 7 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 7 months ago