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Freeze and links don't work

Hi, I am a regular user of the Android version but currently when I get my search results it freezes and when it doesn't none of the links are clickable. Other browsers … (read more)

Hi,

I am a regular user of the Android version but currently when I get my search results it freezes and when it doesn't none of the links are clickable. Other browsers have no issues, anything I can do?

Asked by wilpang20 9 months ago

Answered by wilpang20 9 months ago

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Set Firefox as a default browser on Android

Hi I have an issue when I try to set Firefox as my default browser on Huawei P20 lite (EMUI 9.1) device. When I go to the app Settings--> Set as default browser opt… (read more)

Hi

I have an issue when I try to set Firefox as my default browser on Huawei P20 lite (EMUI 9.1) device.

When I go to the app Settings--> Set as default browser option, I'm not getting the default apps page (screenshot 3). Instead, a premission settings page (screenshot 1) is popping up, and the button on Settings--> Set as default browser, is still grey (screenshot 2).

Earlier today, I've installed Firefox Focus browser, and when I tried to set it as my default browser, everything worked as it should, and the page of defaults apps opened up (screenshot 3).

I'll be very happy to know if this is a bug related to my device, or it happens with other devices.

Thanks in advance

Asked by Garcia 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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sync on android stuck on working when logging In.

I'm trying to login to my Firefox sync account, and when I login with email or qr code I get stuck with the screen saying warning. Soon after I left my phone to login and… (read more)

I'm trying to login to my Firefox sync account, and when I login with email or qr code I get stuck with the screen saying warning. Soon after I left my phone to login and came back 15 minuets, and it continued "working".

Asked by causingnose5432 1 year ago

Answered by causingnose5432 1 year ago

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Nothing is working at all after the update

Websites are not loading, search is not working. The app is not working at all. Tried closing and reopening FF, cleared cache, rebooting phone and few other settings but … (read more)

Websites are not loading, search is not working. The app is not working at all. Tried closing and reopening FF, cleared cache, rebooting phone and few other settings but nothing helped. Tried googling around the problem and most of the users are also facing same issue. It might be fixed by reinstalling the app but I CANNOT do that because my site data is important and I don't see any way to backup site data to my PC. Please help with the issue without losing FF app data.

Asked by Ravindra R 11 months ago

Answered by Paul 11 months ago

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Firefox crashes Android system and System UI processes after every image download

Firefox crashes Android system and System UI processes after every image download. It happens after every image download finishes. Firefox version in screenshots. … (read more)

Firefox crashes Android system and System UI processes after every image download.

It happens after every image download finishes.

Firefox version in screenshots.

Asked by ssssaaaa 8 months ago

Answered by Paul 8 months ago

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Firefox on Android not working on mobile data

Firefox on my android phone times out on any webpage whenever I am not connected to a Wi-Fi. All webpages and IP addresses timeout with no response. Same issue occurs on … (read more)

Firefox on my android phone times out on any webpage whenever I am not connected to a Wi-Fi. All webpages and IP addresses timeout with no response. Same issue occurs on Firefox Beta app and Firefox Nightly. All other applications work as expected with full internet access on mobile data. The same pages/addresses respond as expected on Chrome and the built-in browser.

Simply put, all Firefox apps have no internet connectivity on mobile data.

Solutions I've attempted with no success or change: Re-install Firefox. Logging out of Firefox Sync. Clear Firefox data and cache. Disabling tracking protection. Disabling HTTPS-only mode. No proxy settings are enabled. Confirmed Firefox application has mobile data network privileges. Disabling, re-enabling mobile data network privs. Installing Firefox Beta and Firefox Nightly; same issue.

Another possibly related issue: Firefox does not follow routes from a Cisco AnyConnect VPN on my phone. Opening pages/IP addresses routed through the VPN are rejected or timeout as if the VPN is not active at all. The same pages/addresses respond as expected on Chrome and the built-in browser. This occurs over Wi-Fi as well, of course nothing works on mobile data as described above.

Device: Oneplus 8T (KB2003) OS: OxygenOS 13.1 (Android 13) Firefox version: 117.0.1

Asked by ingitho 9 months ago

Answered by ingitho 6 months ago

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Firefox for iPhone keeps crashing

Hi Whenever I start Firefox it crashes after 10 seconds or so. Already reinstalled the app. Very annoying! iOS version 16.1.1 Firefox version 106.2 iPhone 11 Erik … (read more)

Hi

Whenever I start Firefox it crashes after 10 seconds or so. Already reinstalled the app. Very annoying! iOS version 16.1.1 Firefox version 106.2 iPhone 11

Erik

Asked by Erik 1 year ago

Answered by Erik 1 year ago

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videos freezing on any site

Hi. Around the last few days of July the videos on Youtube started freezing like when they stop playing to load, except it never stops loading and continue the video. Whe… (read more)

Hi. Around the last few days of July the videos on Youtube started freezing like when they stop playing to load, except it never stops loading and continue the video. When I skip ahead it plays for a few seconds and then stops again. I tried playing videos on other sites, and the same thing happens. The Youtube app works perfectly, and so does the Netflix app and the Chrome app - so I know it's a problem particular to the Firefox app. I removed most of my add-ons to test and it didn't help (the only ones I didn't remove are the uBlock Origin and the Search by Image ones). Also tried uninstalling and installing the app again, but no dice. Any idea how I can fix that?

Asked by Debellatis 10 months ago

Answered by Debellatis 10 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 7 months ago

Answered by James 6 months ago

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iOS password/ logins not synching between Desktop and mobile app.

Hello, I have not been able to get my Firefox iOS app and desktop to sync. On both my desktop and phone logins are selected for syncing but each device has its own list … (read more)

Hello,

I have not been able to get my Firefox iOS app and desktop to sync. On both my desktop and phone logins are selected for syncing but each device has its own list of logins which they wont share with each other. I can sync tabs and send tabs from desktop to my phone and the same the other way around. The only thing that doesn't seem to sync is passwords/ logins.

I have uninstalled the app on my phone I have logged out and back in I have cleared connected devices on my account and relogged in

None of the above have worked in getting my device to sync.

When I do a fresh install I only get back the logins that I've manually entered onto my phone. It seems to have it's own list separate form the desktop and neither device is sharing login sync.

Any help would be appreciated, I have 300+ logins on my desktop version and have only manually moved over a small handful to my phone because manually doing so is a pain and they won't sync if I update one on the phone or computer to the other device.

I'm on iOS 109 and desktop version is 109.0 (64-bit). I have been trying for weeks on and off to resolve this issue.

Asked by Roadkillcafe 1 year ago

Answered by Roadkillcafe 1 year ago

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com.android.phone Crashing

For the past few weeks builds, downloading image from any website is weirdly triggering a crash of com.android.phone due to which mobile network is lost as well. Using Sa… (read more)

For the past few weeks builds, downloading image from any website is weirdly triggering a crash of com.android.phone due to which mobile network is lost as well. Using Samsung Galaxy Note9.

Asked by Ved 10 months ago

Answered by Paul 10 months ago

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Installation fails for Yomichan add-on on Nightly for Android

I'm trying to get Yomichan by FooSoft to install on Nightly for Android (v117.0a1) to no success. Here's what I've tried: 1. Add Yomichan to a custom add-on collectio… (read more)

I'm trying to get Yomichan by FooSoft to install on Nightly for Android (v117.0a1) to no success. Here's what I've tried:

  1. 1. Add Yomichan to a custom add-on collection.
  2. 2. Go to the add-on manager and tap on install.
  3. 3. A little toast that says "Failed to install Yomichan" comes up instantly (see screenshot attached). Nothing is even downloaded.

Notes and information:

  • a. The development of Yomichan has ceased and the version on AMO is behind by 3 years (June 4, 2020).
  • b. The latest version of Yomichan (October 23, 2022) is only available as an XPI file on the add-on developer's GitHub page. Unfortunately, it is not possible to install add-ons from XPI files on Nightly for Android, so I have no idea if this version would work on Nightly for Android.
  • c. Another user (Occupied Octopus) uploaded a rebranded version of Yomichan's latest release in 'note b' called "KiYomi" to AMO. Unfortunately, installation fails on Nightly for Android too, with the same results as in the screenshot after attempting to install it.
  • d. Installation of other add-ons (e.g. uBlock Origin, SingleFile) succeeds.

Asked by Firefoxuser4327 11 months ago

Answered by Firefoxuser4327 11 months ago

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Embedded videos have closed captions enabled by default

I just got a new phone (Pixel 7a) and embedded videos have closed captions enabled by default in Firefox. Even if I turn them off while watching one video, they'll be bac… (read more)

I just got a new phone (Pixel 7a) and embedded videos have closed captions enabled by default in Firefox. Even if I turn them off while watching one video, they'll be back on the next video. I want them to just be off by default. It's not an Android setting as far as I can tell - I have all live captioning turned off and the video player isn't showing captions when I use Chrome to watch the same videos. Here's a link to a video that has captions on by default when I view it in FF for Android. I've also included a screenshot of the CC controls.

Asked by Nick T 10 months ago

Answered by Nick T 10 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 5 months ago

Answered by Paul 5 months ago

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Video playback not working

Video playback initially works, until suddenly it doesn't; no new videos will work, and videos that previously played in the same browsing session will stop working. Easy… (read more)

Video playback initially works, until suddenly it doesn't; no new videos will work, and videos that previously played in the same browsing session will stop working. Easy to reproduce on Reddit by browsing any video-heavy subreddit. Leaving a broken video in a tab seems to infect the rest of the browser across websites; if a broken video from site A is open in another tab, videos on site B won't play.

Sometimes quitting and restarting Firefox is enough to temporarily get video playback working again; sometimes I have to manually clear the browser cache; at least once I've had to reboot my phone.

Screen recording with symptoms: https://youtu.be/5O6FOax7ozA

Device is a Sony Xperia I V

Asked by Jens Lyn IV 4 months ago

Answered by Jens Lyn IV 3 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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Only blank pages on firefox for android since yesterday.

Hello. My Firefox for Android shows only blank pages on my Samsung A53 5G. Last month I had the same issue but an update was available immediately and it fixed the issue.… (read more)

Hello. My Firefox for Android shows only blank pages on my Samsung A53 5G. Last month I had the same issue but an update was available immediately and it fixed the issue. Does anyone have the same issue? Thank you.

Asked by johnny 11 months ago

Answered by Paul 11 months ago