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Webpages are not loading, at all on FF for Android

I have no idea what is happening... But after restarting, clearing my cache, making sure I have data and it is working for other apps... Still no results. No matter what… (read more)

I have no idea what is happening... But after restarting, clearing my cache, making sure I have data and it is working for other apps... Still no results.

No matter what, whether I try to type in a URL, click on a link in the google app, or refresh a page I already have open, the app doesn't even attempt to load a page or throw up an error. Just a blank background, no loading bar, no error messages, and no redirects...

FF for Android Version 112.2.0 Build #2015946691

Asked by x10guy 11 months ago

Answered by Paul 11 months ago

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Firefox cannot open any websites on mobile data, but other browsers can

This is driving me insane. On mobile data (3,4,5g) Firefox will not open any websites, it just sits with a white page until eventually I get "connection reset". Every oth… (read more)

This is driving me insane. On mobile data (3,4,5g) Firefox will not open any websites, it just sits with a white page until eventually I get "connection reset". Every other browser on the device works fine though, and Firefox can access sites when on WiFi.

I have uninstalled and reinstalled the main app *and* installed focus,beta and nightly versions,all have the same problems. Permissions on mobile data are allowed.

I cannot even get a sensible log or network trace out of the browser as there are no Dev tools.

It sometimes feels like Mozilla are trying their absolute hardest to lose users, I even had had the old "browser uses 12gb of memory for two tabs" problem on desktop the other week.

Asked by Danington 7 months ago

Last reply by Danington 6 months ago

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Using Mozilla as Default Browser

After selecting Mozilla as my default browser, I tried to perform a search but the only page that loads is the page that wants you to download Mozilla on desktop and andr… (read more)

After selecting Mozilla as my default browser, I tried to perform a search but the only page that loads is the page that wants you to download Mozilla on desktop and android, which I already have. Each time I've tried to do a search with Firefox this is the page that appears, no search results of any kind, but when I switch my search to duckduckgo and perform the search I get results. Can someone please help me understand why I can't perform a search using firefox?? Thank you in advance for your help!

Asked by Sarecee66 5 months ago

Answered by James 4 months ago

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Gmail Stuck on Loading

Since version 115 I am having problem with some of our gmail accounts. It is stuck on loading more emails with the loading circle. Reverted to version 114 and no problem.… (read more)

Since version 115 I am having problem with some of our gmail accounts. It is stuck on loading more emails with the loading circle. Reverted to version 114 and no problem.

Asked by peter.nanasca 9 months ago

Last reply by peter.nanasca 8 months ago

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[iOS]After restarting the app, the tabs that previously opened aren't loaded, displaying default new tab screen

Procedure 1. Open Firefox iOS 2. Open some pages 3. Force-close the app 4. Open Firefox again Expected result - The tabs that previously opened is kept and possible to a… (read more)

Procedure 1. Open Firefox iOS 2. Open some pages 3. Force-close the app 4. Open Firefox again

Expected result - The tabs that previously opened is kept and possible to access

Actual result - The tabs exists, but displaying default new tab page, cannot visit the page - pageback/forward is not working - All tabs are affected

note - By pressing down pageback/forward, there is history which says "internal://local/sessionstore?url=..." is generated. - There are some people on my local app store (JP) complaining the same issue. - After erasing and reinstalling the app, this issue happened again.

The app is almost unusable because of this bug.

Asked by bleepblopp 10 months ago

Last reply by Paul 10 months ago

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Firefox Android slows down after extended browsing session

I noticed that on a regular basis, Firefox Android slows down dramatically after 1 or 2 hours of browsing. The only fix of the problem is to force stop the browser and la… (read more)

I noticed that on a regular basis, Firefox Android slows down dramatically after 1 or 2 hours of browsing. The only fix of the problem is to force stop the browser and launch it again. This happens consistently as well after disabling extentions. Firefox is updated to the latest version, 110.

Asked by TA 1 year ago

Answered by TA 1 year ago

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Youtube videos don't load

Firefox doesn't play Youtube videos. When opening Youtube website, the loading progress bar stops at around 80% and the video keeps showing the loading circle when pressi… (read more)

Firefox doesn't play Youtube videos. When opening Youtube website, the loading progress bar stops at around 80% and the video keeps showing the loading circle when pressing 'play' button.

Seems like only the tabs that have been opened for a while are affected. When opening the same video in the new tab, the issue is gone.

When the app is force stopped and started again, the issue disappears and then appears again after some time.

Installed add-ons: uBlock Origin Privacy Badger Video Background Play Fix

The issue persists when all add-ons are disabled. Can be reproduced when using a mobile network without a VPN connection.

I haven't tried to reproduce the issue with all the add-ons initially disabled.

I've found similar issues, that are however not limited to Youtube: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1411513 https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1419131 https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1374967

This issue is focused on Youtube, so that hopefully it will be easier to debug.

Thank you for developing and contributing to Firefox for Android. It's a modern and competitive mobile browser. I appreciate your effort!

Asked by Rocking Cat 7 months ago

Last reply by Paul 7 months ago

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Videos in Firefox on Adroid are not playing

Whilest using the Android Firefox app, suddenly all Videos except normal GIFs stopped playing and are instead eternally loading or showing a blank screen. This is the cas… (read more)

Whilest using the Android Firefox app, suddenly all Videos except normal GIFs stopped playing and are instead eternally loading or showing a blank screen. This is the case for Youtube, Vimeo, Imgur and all other Platforms I found so far. By using the beta version of the app in the "about:config" menu I changed the setting "media.mediasource.vp9.enabled" to "true" which fixed it for Youtube, but other Videos on other sites are still not working. I also tried disabling all addons and doing a complete clean reinstall of the app, but this too had no effect.

Any ideas on how to fix are appreciated :) Thanks in advance

Asked by AnyAnom 11 months ago

Last reply by Claudiu 11 months ago

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google.com not displaying correctly

When I tapped on the firefox widget on my phone this morning, it showed "google.com" in the address bar but the page was blank. I checked this on my wife's phone and my t… (read more)

When I tapped on the firefox widget on my phone this morning, it showed "google.com" in the address bar but the page was blank. I checked this on my wife's phone and my tablet and the exact same thing happens. I tried turning off my two add blockers to see if that would make a difference but it did not. I then uninstalled and reinstalled firefox on my phone from the Google Store and logged back in and it still acted the same way. For fun, I then turned on "Desktop site" in the menu and then my normal google.com page opened up. When I turned off 'desktop site', it went back to a blank screen with the "home" icon, the address bar, number of tabs open box and the 3 dots menu bar showing on top, but nothing else. I then opened my computer and works fine on my desktop. So, not sure what is happening but definitely some problem with "google.com" address on firefox (unless I toggle on "desktop site".) I also cleared my cache (which of course, was completely empty when I deleted and then added on the firefox app at the google store). Seems like might be a problem on your end? Especially since seems to happen on all four android devices that I have. I've also attached screenshots of the two pages I get, the first regular, the second with 'desktop site' toggled on.

Asked by jim.sajdak 3 months ago

Answered by Paul 3 months ago

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A number of my tabs will not load at all, and when I tap on them enough to try to load other options, the entire app crashes

I have an Iphone 11 Pro with iOS version 16.5.1, and I have been having some problems with the Firefox app. I have a number of tabs on my browser, with some of them being… (read more)

I have an Iphone 11 Pro with iOS version 16.5.1, and I have been having some problems with the Firefox app. I have a number of tabs on my browser, with some of them being very old. I was trying to clear some of them up and I noticed that a good portion of them will not load. Even though I can see their titles in the tab, when I select them, only a blank white page loads up, not even with a URL bar, so I am unable to reload the site. When I try to tap on the tab for longer than a few seconds to bring up additional options, the whole app crashes.

What can be done about this?

Asked by dschlessinger 8 months ago

Last reply by Paul 8 months ago

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Firefox crashing/shutting down (ios 16.7) Firefox update version 118

I just updated my Firefox web browser app to Version 118 from app store. Since then, the app is not functional at all. Most of my tabs won't load, and the app crashes eve… (read more)

I just updated my Firefox web browser app to Version 118 from app store. Since then, the app is not functional at all. Most of my tabs won't load, and the app crashes every time I open it. I am on ios 16.7.

Asked by shophome 6 months ago

Last reply by Paul 6 months ago

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unable to open certain links from gmail

in this case, when I try to open ao3 from gmail links, the website just gets stuck loading (the lock symbol also has a slash across it). i try to open link in Firefox but… (read more)

in this case, when I try to open ao3 from gmail links, the website just gets stuck loading (the lock symbol also has a slash across it). i try to open link in Firefox but same problem. (im on mobile btw)

i can access the same webpage just fine if i find it by searching manually in Firefox though

other website links work fine, and this problem only started maybe a few days ago

Asked by frost 8 months ago

Last reply by Paul 8 months ago

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Google page... mobile version loading as white page.

There is an issue with mobile version of Google page, page loads as white page even at freshly installed Firefox nightly without any addons etc. When searching via addres… (read more)

There is an issue with mobile version of Google page, page loads as white page even at freshly installed Firefox nightly without any addons etc. When searching via address bar results are presented normally, but then when click on Google button to go into main page it load white page again. In addition I have checked it in my other device and it was the same behaviour, so it seems that something wrong is with Google itself. When use option to view page in desktop/computer mode page loads normally.

Asked by welchia 3 months ago

Answered by Paul 3 months ago

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My phone tabs are hang when using firefox on andriod

Version: FF Android 101.2.0 (plus other version stuff I can provide if needed), Android 12 Hi there, I wanted to report an issue I've been experiencing on a popular news… (read more)

Version: FF Android 101.2.0 (plus other version stuff I can provide if needed), Android 12 Hi there,

I wanted to report an issue I've been experiencing on a popular news site, which seems to have been ongoing for several months now. I'm not sure if anyone else has been having this problem or if it's just me, but I thought it was worth bringing up.

The website in question is . https://alightmotion.net/

My expected behavior when browsing this site is to be able to open links and download files in the background while continuing to browse. However, I've noticed a few issues:

After opening a few tabs, Firefox for Android will hang for almost 30 seconds before doing a deep redraw/repaint of all tabs. It then functions normally until I try to open another background tab from the same website. During the hang, the tab interface continues to redraw, but the pages themselves do not repaint, and no tap events work. When the hang time ends, the pages appear to redraw from scratch, and the context pop-up for the third long-press appears on top of the tab I was looking at. This issue is 100% reproducible for me. Long-press fails when attempting to open the third background tab, but the repaint failure occurs earlier. There seems to be something toxic happening.

Interestingly, when I go back to my Android Home screen after experiencing this issue, there is a deep refresh/repaint, as if the phone has been swapped out or the garbage collector has run.

I have tried clearing all browsing data and using a guest account on my phone, but the issue persists. I don't have any add-ons installed, and neither Chrome nor Firefox Desktop exhibit this behavior. It seems to be specific to Firefox for Android.

Thank you for your help!

Asked by clientwork7861 11 months ago

Last reply by Paul 11 months ago

Firefox not displaying a portion of page's content

This has happened to me for days now. Firefox keeps hiding a portion of the page, and I have to zoom to see the parts that are hidden. Can someone help me with this error… (read more)

This has happened to me for days now. Firefox keeps hiding a portion of the page, and I have to zoom to see the parts that are hidden. Can someone help me with this error? (tor). Disabled all extensions, cleared cache and data as well.

Asked by ThisIsNot150Characters 2 months ago

Last reply by Garrett24 2 months ago

Extremely slow since last update

Firefox has become basically unusable since the iOS 17.1.2 update. Everything is extremely slow — opening a tab, selecting the address bar, waiting for keyboard to load, … (read more)

Firefox has become basically unusable since the iOS 17.1.2 update. Everything is extremely slow — opening a tab, selecting the address bar, waiting for keyboard to load, typing, loading results etc. Only after the wait at each step to load a web page does it become navigable as long as I stay there and don’t leave to return later. I’m on latest version in app store. Been a Firefox user since my first smartphone and beyond that on a PC. I prefer Firefox, but I downloaded the DuckDuckGo browser just to have something responsive for basic web searches. Please help.

Asked by rob.ocalla 4 months ago

Last reply by Paul 3 months ago