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Browser not closing tabs

On the previous Firefox browser I had on my Android phone, I set it to close all my tabs when I closed the browser. I've just updated to the new Firefox on Android and I … (read more)

On the previous Firefox browser I had on my Android phone, I set it to close all my tabs when I closed the browser. I've just updated to the new Firefox on Android and I can't find the option to do this. I have to manually close all the tabs every time I close the browser. Surely they haven't given us less options and features in the new version?!

Pressing quit in the app closes the tabs but it doesn't also close the app down on my phone.

Asked by danjaminn 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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Proxy settings missing from version 80

Since updating to version 80 Firefox no longer connects through my socks 5 proxy and I cannot find a way to set the proxy settings. Typing about:config in the address bar… (read more)

Since updating to version 80 Firefox no longer connects through my socks 5 proxy and I cannot find a way to set the proxy settings. Typing about:config in the address bar produces the error message "Cannot Complete Request" etc.

Asked by skiesare 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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What is my User ID?

Hello! I'm currently using Firefox nightly for Android, simply for the reason of installing custom add-ons, rather than having to choose from the given list. I've followe… (read more)

Hello!

I'm currently using Firefox nightly for Android, simply for the reason of installing custom add-ons, rather than having to choose from the given list.

I've followed this guide so far: [https://www.ghacks.net/2020/10/01/you-can-now-install-any-add-on-in-fi...]

And I've added the 3 extensions I need at, by signing in with this very Firefox account: [https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/fire.../collections/]

My problem is when I attempt to add a custom Add-on collection, it asks me: Collection owner (User ID) What is my User ID? How do I add my custom collection so I can use my own add-ons? Apologies in advance if this is a silly question and I'm missing something obvious.

Asked by What? 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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What is the last Firefox version for Android 4.4 Kitkat?

I'm making this thread since the previous one was closed and provided no real solution, yet the result shows on the very top of Google. So I like to provide helpful infor… (read more)

I'm making this thread since the previous one was closed and provided no real solution, yet the result shows on the very top of Google. So I like to provide helpful information to others in my answer below.

Asked by Nightfirefox 5 months ago

Answered by Nightfirefox 5 months ago

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Print to pdf with

Hello, Quite à few month ago, after update, my new Firefox for Android does not allow me to access to the print option. I cannot find the page nor the tools options using… (read more)

Hello,

Quite à few month ago, after update, my new Firefox for Android does not allow me to access to the print option. I cannot find the page nor the tools options using my mobile. When using edge, chrome or other browser, I still do have this option and therefore able to print pdf copies of the resources I do want to archive. Is it possible to know why these printing options are unaccessible on Firefox using Android ?

Regards

Asked by Yacou 4 months ago

Answered by Paul 4 months ago

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Secure Connection Failed on every single website

I'm getting Secure Connection Failed error on every single website I try to visit. Including sites such as microsoft.com, duckduckgo.com, google.com, etc. (Strangely, moz… (read more)

I'm getting Secure Connection Failed error on every single website I try to visit. Including sites such as microsoft.com, duckduckgo.com, google.com, etc. (Strangely, mozilla.org works fine.) Try Again never works, and Advanced - Accept risk works sometimes, but not always and if I close Firefox app and re-open it's back to the error page. I can't believe this is a common problem, so there must be something about my phone that's causing this. Android 11. Happens whether or not WiFi is enabled. What could it be?

Asked by don.wingate 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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Firefox tablet mode not working on Android tablet

Hi, I'd like to use Firefox on my Android tablet in landscape mode. The "tablet mode" should list the open tabs on the top of the screen. This is not showing. Supposedly … (read more)

Hi, I'd like to use Firefox on my Android tablet in landscape mode. The "tablet mode" should list the open tabs on the top of the screen. This is not showing.

Supposedly setting the screen size (dpi) in Android developer options to a high value should help. I've tried this but it doesn't make a difference. I've tried both Firefox and Firefox Nightly.

Several screenshot are attached. One of them is of Chrome with a row of tabs on the top of the screen.

Asked by harmsma 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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小米手机安全键盘会造成火狐浏览器卡死,有时还会自动退出

手机:小米11pro 中国版 miui版本:12.5.12 火狐浏览器版本:google play 版 92.1.1

描述:在火狐中打开只要是输入密码的网页,手机调用小米安全键盘,浏览器就会卡主,有时会卡死。 这种现象100%出现,希望你们检查一下,我同时也向小米公司反馈了,小米还没有答复。

Asked by a7728588 11 months ago

Answered by Paul 10 months ago

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Can't copy links from Youtube share button

When I click the Share symbol on Youtube videos Forefox no longer has a "copy link" function, instead it offers me a dozen different ways to share the video that aren't r… (read more)

When I click the Share symbol on Youtube videos Forefox no longer has a "copy link" function, instead it offers me a dozen different ways to share the video that aren't relevant.

If I want to paste a youtube link or imbed a video onto a forum, I have to click on share, text message it to myself, and then copy and paste the link from the message.

This is insane. Just let me copy the link like it used to.

Does anyone know how to fix this?

Asked by verticalgain1 1 year ago

Answered by verticalgain1 1 year ago

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Firefox Addons unavailable

For some reason most addons stopped being available on android, I'm not sure if this happended because of the build I'm using or is it like that for everyone Is there any… (read more)

For some reason most addons stopped being available on android, I'm not sure if this happended because of the build I'm using or is it like that for everyone Is there any way to fix this?

I read something about Firefox Nightly having an option to install all addons, but that doesn't work for me either

Asked by Archimedes5000 1 year ago

Answered by Archimedes5000 1 year ago

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WhatsApp chat not invoking from Firefox android

In previous version of Firefox (the one with regular tabbed browsing for normal and private browsing) if use https://api.whatsapp.com/send?phone=0919848012345, I used to … (read more)

In previous version of Firefox (the one with regular tabbed browsing for normal and private browsing) if use https://api.whatsapp.com/send?phone=0919848012345, I used to get a button continue chat and clicking on it used to take me to WhatsApp directly. Not the button directing me to an WhatsApp page asks me install :(. Also selecting the URL used to give me WhatsApp app icon along with cut copy paste options, which also used to direct me to WhatsApp. Now that icon is missing. The same is working on chrome on the same mobile. Firefox version : 89.1.1 (Build #2015812947) AC: 75.0.22, 5204f4025 GV: 89.0-20210527174632 AS: 74.0.1

Attaching pics : 1. Firefox showing message that WhatsApp isn't installed 2.selecting URL doesn't show WhatsApp option 5. On Chrome, Clicking on chat button directs me to WhatsApp. 3,4. On different mobile with same version of Firefox, Selecting URL shows option to open and clicking on it gives option of whatsapp

Asked by gayatriaditya.italypics 1 year ago

Answered by Dutch Dummie 1 year ago

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javascript

since the new version of firefox android installed on my tablet it does not recognise about:config to enable javascript, some site wont work without it, how do i enble ja… (read more)

since the new version of firefox android installed on my tablet it does not recognise about:config to enable javascript, some site wont work without it, how do i enble javascript?, thanks, Bryan

Asked by bpurser11 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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Significant urls Lag/Delay when typing into Address/Search bar

Websites are fine, but if I open up the address/search bar firefox instantly begins to lag and there is a serious (5 seconds or so) delay between typing and the text appe… (read more)

Websites are fine, but if I open up the address/search bar firefox instantly begins to lag and there is a serious (5 seconds or so) delay between typing and the text appearing.

I have tried disabling search features (search from history, search bookmarks), I have tried disabling add-ons, and I have tried clearing the app cache

Weirdly enough, this problem persists on Firefox Nightly, which I had never downloaded before just now.

Please help.

Asked by BasketOfSpiders 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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Where can I download Firefox Fenix/Daylight APK directly?

As mentioned in [1], Firefox "Fennec" has reached "end of support" (Version 68.11.0 is the latest you can get). Its successor is Firefox Daylight (codename "Fenix"). But … (read more)

As mentioned in [1], Firefox "Fennec" has reached "end of support" (Version 68.11.0 is the latest you can get). Its successor is Firefox Daylight (codename "Fenix"). But I can't find a place at Mozillas webservices, where I can download an APK to install Firefox Fenix on my Android mobile device.

Using Google Play is no option to me, since I want to run a privacy friendly mobile device without any Google services. Privacy is my main reason, why I would like to use Firefox on my mobile device.

@Mozilla: Please provide such an APK download location for Firefox Daylight (Fenix), as you did with Firefox Fennec!

There is already a discussion about this topic in https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1293461, but this topic is about "Fennec APK download" and is marked as "solved", since a "Fennec APK downloads" had been provided. And there is https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1293483, talking about "Fennec nightly APKs".

Using https://github.com/mozilla-mobile/fenix/releases to download APKs seems to be a bit unreliable, since not every build has attached APKs.

So I start this new question, in order to find a solution for Firefox Daylight (Fenix) APK downloads.

Thanks you!

[1]: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-android-68-and-earlier-end-support

Asked by peter357 1 year ago

Answered by peter357 1 year ago

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Collections deleted

Hello I am German and not used to write in english. I use Firefox on my Xperia device. Within the last Update I got the new function to collect the tabs. I created severa… (read more)

Hello I am German and not used to write in english. I use Firefox on my Xperia device. Within the last Update I got the new function to collect the tabs. I created several collections and named them. After I put in the tabs and deleted them in the list. So they were only in the collections. Today I wanted to use one Tab out of the collection. But the whole collection Was not any more there, same with 2 Others! Where are these collections and the tabs now? I did not delete them and I need them.

Where are they and how can I use them again?

Kind regards

Mischa

Asked by cx500e1 1 year ago

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Address bar hides web content. Would be better to push it up instead of overlay.

This is not really a question so much as a suggestion for a future release. If there's a better place for this, please let me know and I'll post it there. I love the new … (read more)

This is not really a question so much as a suggestion for a future release. If there's a better place for this, please let me know and I'll post it there.

I love the new Firefox Mobile with the address bar on the bottom, but it would be better if the address bar pushed the web content up instead of hiding it.

I have an example site that shows what I'm talking about: https://waxphilosophic.sdf.org/test/ (Couldn't get my mobile to cooperate for screenshots, so I have nothing but mobile emulation to offer for images.)

It's just a template I mocked up. My intention was to do something minimalist. In the template, there is a background image taking up the entire screen. The header is placed at the very bottom of the page, 10vh high. As the user scrolls up, the rest of the site content is revealed. The header is sticky and locks in place at the top.

It's a nice effect on desktop and mobile emulation. (See attachments.)

Unfortunately, with Firefox mobile's address bar being on the bottom and covering web content, the initial placement of the header is completely hidden from view, leaving the user to wonder what they're looking at. I am aware that the address bar can be configured to be at the top, but the average user is not going to do this.

I think it would be better to have the address bar push the web content out of its way rather than overlaying and hiding what's underneath. If that's possible, I'd love to see it as an enhancement.

Asked by Davina Lee 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago