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Cosmetic defect: Firefox refers to itself as Nightly

There is a forum where poster tried to embed YouTube video, but YouTube refused to deliver the data. All browsers display there instead their customized messages about we… (read more)

There is a forum where poster tried to embed YouTube video, but YouTube refused to deliver the data. All browsers display there instead their customized messages about website error. So does Firefox for Android 113.2.0, but in this message it refers to itself as Nightly. Seems like developers forgot to tweak some settings in project.


Nightly Can’t Open This Page

To protect your security, m.youtube.com will not allow Nightly to display the page if another site has embedded it. To see this page, you need to open it in a new window.

Asked by WhatIfItsNotMe 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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Playing in background no longer works

Until recently (sorry, I don't know which version I upgraded from), it was possible to let media play the background with Firefox for Android. Media would show up on the … (read more)

Until recently (sorry, I don't know which version I upgraded from), it was possible to let media play the background with Firefox for Android. Media would show up on the lock screen and could be played/paused from there when open in the browser. Now, I have found no way of playing media from Firefox without having the window in focus.

I'm wondering if this was an Android change or a Firefox change that broke Android detecting media playing in Firefox, and whether this is/was intended, a known issue, or a bug?

I'm on Android 13 (Oxygen OS 13 on OnePlus Nord 2T), with Firefox version 112.2.0 (release April 24 on the play store).

Asked by johannes38 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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Firefox ARM64 Windows freezes at random

Hello I am using Firefox for ARM64 Windows and noticed that the browser will lock up at random (roughly every half an hour, and usually after trying to navigate to a new… (read more)

Hello

I am using Firefox for ARM64 Windows and noticed that the browser will lock up at random (roughly every half an hour, and usually after trying to navigate to a new page). As the browser doesn't actually crash, just freezes, I have no crash reports to submit.

I am using a Windows Devkit for ARM.

As a developer myself, my instinct tells me this could be an issue with Firefox's JIT for Arm64 platforms but I have no proof.

Asked by comfycallum 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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Iphone14 app. Incognito. After clearing cache and hx, cookies come back

I visited a Realtor site once in incognito mode. I always manually clear cookies and history. Yet, when I reopen, that realtor site’s cookie is back in the list of cookie… (read more)

I visited a Realtor site once in incognito mode. I always manually clear cookies and history. Yet, when I reopen, that realtor site’s cookie is back in the list of cookies.

How do I fix this? I do not use shortcuts on the home page. How do I get rid of ALL cookies when clearing/exiting Firefox?

Asked by gatehealing 11 months ago

Last reply by gatehealing 10 months ago

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Firefox for Android fails to load YouTube comments in 'version for PC' website mode

Steps to reproduce problem. 1. Navigate to YouTube with Firefox for Android. 2. Open page of any video which has comments. 3. Switch webpage display mode to 'version for … (read more)

Steps to reproduce problem. 1. Navigate to YouTube with Firefox for Android. 2. Open page of any video which has comments. 3. Switch webpage display mode to 'version for PC'. 4. Now the page layout top-to-bottom should be like: - player with main video - list of videos that may interest you - comments section 5. Expected behavior: load comments section below list of recommended videos, like Chromium based browsers do. 6. Actual behavior: Firefox fails to load comments section, perhaps some script doesn't fire up.

Asked by WhatIfItsNotMe 1 year ago

Answered by WhatIfItsNotMe 1 year ago

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i pay my fees from mozile firefox

I pay my fees from mozile firefox but the page get refresh n fees receipt is not generated but the amount of fees will be debited from my bank account what should I do … (read more)

I pay my fees from mozile firefox but the page get refresh n fees receipt is not generated but the amount of fees will be debited from my bank account what should I do

Asked by abbasjalal07 1 year ago

Last reply by a.mpoygiatiwths 1 year ago

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Parts of the text are missing on various sited to various degrees

On various sites, e.g. DuckDuckGo search results, parts of the text are missing. Sometimes it's one or more complete lines, sometimes it's part of the line (left, right, … (read more)

On various sites, e.g. DuckDuckGo search results, parts of the text are missing. Sometimes it's one or more complete lines, sometimes it's part of the line (left, right, middle, upper, lower part). It looks like rectangles in background colour hide the text. Zooming changes the affected zones and generally makes more an more text visible again. Selecting the missing text also makes it visible. This happens on only one device. Complete deinstallation and reinstallation of Firefox for Android didn't help.

Asked by Garrett24 10 months ago

Answered by Paul 10 months ago

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tabs keep closing

all of my tabs (normal and private) keep closing. they aren't in inactive tabs or synced tabs. i've made sure the app is up to date, i deleted and reinstalled, cleared my… (read more)

all of my tabs (normal and private) keep closing. they aren't in inactive tabs or synced tabs. i've made sure the app is up to date, i deleted and reinstalled, cleared my cached and nothing has solved this issue.

Asked by cnicgus 10 months ago

Answered by Paul 10 months ago

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Firefox 112.1.0 on Android stopped playing YouTube in background.

Version 112.1.0 does not show media control when playing YouTube and stops playing in the background. For example, with DTUBE playback, media control is present and backg… (read more)

Version 112.1.0 does not show media control when playing YouTube and stops playing in the background. For example, with DTUBE playback, media control is present and background playback works as before. I activated the "video background playback fix" add-on, but it didn't help. On iOS, the version 112.1.0 has no issue with playing in background. What is the problem with Android?

Asked by YDUBINSKY 1 year ago

Last reply by Paul 1 year ago

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Firefox forgets logins and crashes a lot on iOS & iPadOS 16 and 16.1

Whenever you login a site, Firefox does not remember the cookies from the login. So when you close the app and open it later, so you need to login again. Firefox cr… (read more)

  1. Whenever you login a site, Firefox does not remember the cookies from the login. So when you close the app and open it later, so you need to login again.
  1. Firefox crashes a lot since iOS 16 and now too on 16.1, and now also since the release iPadOS 16.1. This makes the app difficult to use and really bad.

Both are very frustrating and important issue, please fix it!

Asked by Laurens 1 year ago

Last reply by Paul 1 year ago

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Firefox Android: Youtube can't play full screen in landscape mode

Dear friends, My mobile phone is OnePlus 8 Pro. ColorOS 13.0/Android 13. Firefox ver 111.1.1. I like playing YouTube video in floating windows over other apps as shown … (read more)

Dear friends,

My mobile phone is OnePlus 8 Pro. ColorOS 13.0/Android 13. Firefox ver 111.1.1.

I like playing YouTube video in floating windows over other apps as shown in 1st pic. Therefore I can open other app on phone while still watching video.

Here is my trick: Step 1: access m.youtube.com in browser then play a video. Step 2: Tap the full screen button (the square in bottom-right corner of the video screen ). The video screen enlarges and rotates from portrait to landscape full screen mode. Step 3: Use 3-button navigation. tap 'Home' button then mobile phone go to home page with the YouTube video displaying in a small window over other apps. The browser could be firefox or chrome. Both works fine for me for years. I prefer firefox.

However since last week, I can't play this trick in firefox. Chrome still works fine.

In firefox, the weird thing happened in step 2: after tapping the full screen button, the video displayed in portrait mode. It didn't rotate to landscape full screen mode. Please refer to pic 2.

Anyone has idea how to fix this? Many many thanks!

Asked by daniel.zhouyu 1 year ago

Last reply by Paul 1 year 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 5 months ago

Answered by Paul 5 months ago

White screen when accessing Google.com

I get a blank white screen when I access https://www.google.com on Firefox for Android Started about 1 hour ago Switch to a different connection - error still occurs Swi… (read more)

I get a blank white screen when I access https://www.google.com on Firefox for Android Started about 1 hour ago

Switch to a different connection - error still occurs Switch from Firefox to Firefox Focus - error still occurs Clearing cache and cookies - error still occurs

Going to https://one.google.com works Typing in the search bar and viewing the search results works Accessing all other URLs works

Accessing https://www.google.com on Chrome works

How do I resolve the issue?

Asked by DEATHFISH 5 months ago

Last reply by Paul 5 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 5 months ago

Answered by Paul 5 months ago

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Privacy concern

Hi, I am a very happy user of Firefox om both Windows an iOS. I have noticed that web site data is stored in Firefox for IOS when browsing in private mode. Can you exp… (read more)

Hi,

I am a very happy user of Firefox om both Windows an iOS. I have noticed that web site data is stored in Firefox for IOS when browsing in private mode.

Can you explain why?

My expectation was, that no data was stored in private mode.

Best regards, Morten

Asked by morten8 11 months ago

Last reply by Paul 11 months ago