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Firefox for Android crashes or freezes after sometime it is put in the background

Listening to audiobooks made me notice this problem, often whilst my phone is turned off and the audiobook is playing in the background on a tab on firefox the audio woul… (read more)

Listening to audiobooks made me notice this problem, often whilst my phone is turned off and the audiobook is playing in the background on a tab on firefox the audio would just stop and i would find either that firefox was still open but unloaded all the tabs, or that it simply crashed. I thought this was a thing that solely happened when playing audio in the background but then i noticed that it is actually a general problem when firefox is kept open in the background. It doesnt happen after a set amount of time, sometimes it happens immediately, sometimes after like 10 minutes that it is kept in the background. How can i fix this? its very annoying.

Asked by emixy06 3 weeks ago

Last reply by Paul 3 weeks ago

Search engine unable to find any results

From the image below, I asked a question and the results are there. I've tried this on my tablet as well, getting the exact sane results, no matter what I put in the sear… (read more)

From the image below, I asked a question and the results are there. I've tried this on my tablet as well, getting the exact sane results, no matter what I put in the search results.

However, I choose Google as the search engine (as you can see from the image below), while Firefox still being the main browser and I got results to the question below.

What is happening with your browser or duckduckgo search engine? In all my years of using these platforms, I've never had this issue. Yes, I'm Android user and haven't changed any devices. My setup is the sane on all my devices.

Asked by D.A.W 3 weeks ago

Last reply by James 3 weeks ago

"Troubleshooting Mozilla Firefox: How to Resolve Common Issues with Mozilla Support"

"How can I troubleshoot and resolve common issues with my Mozilla Firefox browser using the resources available on the Mozilla Support website?" … (read more)

"How can I troubleshoot and resolve common issues with my Mozilla Firefox browser using the resources available on the Mozilla Support website?"

Asked by Saimir Agolli 1 month ago

Last reply by Joe Root 1 month ago

iOS FireFox Suggestions Only Shows 1 Bookmark Result

Hi, Recently, when I type in the URL bar, there is only 1 suggestion from my bookmarks. Before, there were several bookmarks that show. I want the previous behavior bac… (read more)

Hi,

Recently, when I type in the URL bar, there is only 1 suggestion from my bookmarks. Before, there were several bookmarks that show.

I want the previous behavior back so that I only need to type a few characters and then choose one of the suggested bookmarks in the list of results. Now, I need to keep typing a lot more characters/words before the 1 bookmark I want shows up. Sometimes I can’t recall enough of the full URL so the bookmark I want never shows up.

This is a big downgrade in the user experience. Is there a setting to go back to the previous behavior?

Regards.

Asked by User 1 month ago

Last reply by Kiki 4 weeks ago

Firefox passwords not syncing across devices

For some reason accounts/passwords are not syncing on Firefox across my iPhone and MacBook. I have both signed into the account and have set up sync but it is not sharing… (read more)

For some reason accounts/passwords are not syncing on Firefox across my iPhone and MacBook. I have both signed into the account and have set up sync but it is not sharing across the devices.

Asked by CERO 3 weeks ago

Last reply by Infinity__ 3 weeks ago

can't use YouTube....... everything is too slow...???.?..

I said it all in the in the opening statement... What else am I meant to say?????????? It worked fine 2 weeks ago..? But now forget it!!!!!!! What has changed....you must… (read more)

I said it all in the in the opening statement... What else am I meant to say?????????? It worked fine 2 weeks ago..? But now forget it!!!!!!! What has changed....you must know ... So don't ask me just fix it!!!!!!

Asked by Leon.Jaeggi 2 months ago

Last reply by Paul 2 months ago

Saved to home screen icons disappeared

I thought half my apps were gone randomly, then I realized they are all the ones that were web pages Saved to Home Screen, by Firefox! I'm very upset because there's no w… (read more)

I thought half my apps were gone randomly, then I realized they are all the ones that were web pages Saved to Home Screen, by Firefox! I'm very upset because there's no way I can remember all of them, how can I restore?? Android, no desktop fixes please!

Asked by Chris Mark 2 months ago

Last reply by Paul 2 months ago

Reader Mode Not Available for Any Website

I recently noticed that the reader mode is gone from every website I visit on my android device. I've confirmed that the same websites have the option available on a des… (read more)

I recently noticed that the reader mode is gone from every website I visit on my android device. I've confirmed that the same websites have the option available on a desktop browser. This might be related to, but isn't entirely the same as, another issue I've read about here where the reader mode throws an error. My issue is different in that the reader mode simply isn't available. I don't get any error messages because there is no icon to click. Version 124.2

Anyone know if this is the same or a different issue? I almost exclusively read websites via reader mode so this is a significant impact to the way I browse and read things on my mobile device. Any help would be appreciated!

Asked by kenjiface 1 month ago

Last reply by Paul 1 month ago

can't sync and Firefox crashes regularly after last update

Firefox Update 124.2.0 (Build #2016012559), 7a0e399c7b+ GV: 124.0.2-20240401114208 AS: 124.0 Fire HD 10 (11 generation) Build 0029294005124 FireOS 7.3.2.9 Logged into M… (read more)

Firefox Update 124.2.0 (Build #2016012559), 7a0e399c7b+ GV: 124.0.2-20240401114208 AS: 124.0

Fire HD 10 (11 generation) Build 0029294005124 FireOS 7.3.2.9

Logged into Mozilla, Sync now does nothing, "Last synced: never" Also crashes frequently all since last update.

Asked by becyclist-temp 2 months ago

Last reply by Paul 2 months ago

"Mozilla Firefox Mobile Browser Crashing on Android: Seeking Troubleshooting Assistance"

"Hi there! I've been experiencing some difficulties with the Mozilla Firefox mobile browser on my Android device. Whenever I try to open certain websites, the browser cra… (read more)

"Hi there! I've been experiencing some difficulties with the Mozilla Firefox mobile browser on my Android device. Whenever I try to open certain websites, the browser crashes unexpectedly. I've tried clearing the cache and reinstalling the app, but the issue persists. Could you please provide some guidance on how to troubleshoot this issue or any possible fixes? Thanks in advance for your help!"

Asked by Wendlland Tabler 1 month ago

Last reply by Paul 1 month ago

open browser to black screen

This screen displays brackets in the corners defining the corners of a square in the middle of the screen. You cannot pinch it to make it larger or smaller or sm… (read more)

This screen displays brackets in the corners defining the corners of a square in the middle of the screen. You cannot pinch it to make it larger or smaller or smaller. If you scroll up on the windows it closes Mozilla. The only way to get rid of it to use the browser normally is to reboot my Samsung phone.

Asked by mkbk8 1 month ago

Last reply by Paul 1 month ago

Full-screen video problem

I have read the thread for this similar problems, tried all the suggestions but I'm Still experiencing videos not staying full-screen. Is there any other solution to it? … (read more)

I have read the thread for this similar problems, tried all the suggestions but I'm Still experiencing videos not staying full-screen. Is there any other solution to it? This has started since yesterday but everything was fine before then.

Asked by ple4551 1 month ago

Last reply by Kiki 1 month ago