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Accessing about:config on Firefox Android (August 2020)

How can I access about:config on Firefox Android? I've updated it to latest version (17 August 2020) but every time I try to open about:config in address bar, it can't co… (read more)

How can I access about:config on Firefox Android? I've updated it to latest version (17 August 2020) but every time I try to open about:config in address bar, it can't complete request.

I also need to configure DNS over HTTPS on Firefox Android. How to do this?

Asked by raynalgobel 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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Can't access about:config in new Firefox daylight update of Android

I would like to enable ESNI and bypass ISP watchdogs. So I prefer to keep ESNI on. After last update I'm not being able to access about:config. It shows an error. What's … (read more)

I would like to enable ESNI and bypass ISP watchdogs. So I prefer to keep ESNI on. After last update I'm not being able to access about:config. It shows an error.

What's the issue here, if anybody could help I'd be much obliged. Thank you.

It redirects here:

resource://android/assets/low_and_medium_risk_error_pages.html?&title=Cannot+Complete+Request&button=Try+Again&description=%3Cp%3EAdditional+information+about+this+problem+or+error+is+currently+unavailable.%3C%2Fp%3E&image=&showSSL=false&badCertAdvanced=Advanced%E2%80%A6&badCertTechInfo=%3Clabel%3ESomeone+could+be+trying+to+impersonate+the+site+and+you+should+not+continue.%3C%2Flabel%3E+%3Cbr%3E%3Cbr%3E+%3Clabel%3EWebsites+prove+their+identity+via+certificates.+Firefox+does+not+trust+%3Cb%3Eabout%3Aconfig%3C%2Fb%3E+because+its+certificate+issuer+is+unknown%2C+the+certificate+is+self-signed%2C+or+the+server+is+not+sending+the+correct+intermediate+certificates.%3C%2Flabel%3E&badCertGoBack=Go+Back+%28Recommended%29&badCertAcceptTemporary=Accept+the+Risk+and+Continue

Asked by niazmehedi 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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How can I download a previous version of Firefox for Android?

I don't want to be completely negative about Firefox for Android 79, but it doesn't work for me. Extensions that I relied on are no longer supported, and the new functio… (read more)

I don't want to be completely negative about Firefox for Android 79, but it doesn't work for me. Extensions that I relied on are no longer supported, and the new functionality doesn't make up for that.

Is there anywhere I can download the .apk for a previous version and install that?

Asked by pg_78 1 year ago

Answered by pg_78 1 year ago

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Install Firefox on Android 4.4.2

Hello, I just reseted my HP10 tablet to factory settings. I'm looking to install an old version but I dont know where to download it. Thank you for helping Michel - LL-Li… (read more)

Hello, I just reseted my HP10 tablet to factory settings. I'm looking to install an old version but I dont know where to download it. Thank you for helping Michel - LL-Linux

Asked by Michel Goujon 9 months ago

Answered by Paul 9 months ago

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No printing to pdf

Hi, I noticed that the new release of the Android Firefox browser doesn't support printing (and therefore save to pdf) anymore. Is it a known issue or is there anything t… (read more)

Hi, I noticed that the new release of the Android Firefox browser doesn't support printing (and therefore save to pdf) anymore. Is it a known issue or is there anything that I am missing?

Asked by luigimaria.bonini 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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sync doesn't work anymore

I'm really upset! The new v79 has half the features and sync wasn't running: always shows "last sync on 1970" and didn't let me select what to sync. I cleared the cache, … (read more)

I'm really upset! The new v79 has half the features and sync wasn't running: always shows "last sync on 1970" and didn't let me select what to sync. I cleared the cache, not solved... I cleared all my data, reconfigured, but still no sync! So I removed the app and manually installed the old one. Guess what? It still doesn't sync!!! Now I'm left with the Firefox I know and love but I can't use it because I have NO credentials and no bookmarks... I would like to kick someone...

Asked by Giangi 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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"Add to Home screen" option missing from menu

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/add-web-page-shortcuts-your-home-screen indicates that to add a bookmark to my Android home screen, I should navigate to the desired … (read more)

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/add-web-page-shortcuts-your-home-screen indicates that to add a bookmark to my Android home screen, I should navigate to the desired website, open the three dot menu and click on "Add to Home screen." I have successfully done this in the past. But now the option is missing from the menu. I am using Firefox Daylight V 91.1.0. The option still shows up and works in my Andriod Chrome, but not in my Android Firefox Thank you in advance for your ideas.

Asked by Tom Lent 10 months ago

Answered by Paul 10 months ago

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where is the homepage?

First and foremost I am trying to find the homepage. I have read articles on how to set the homepage but the images don't look like my Android app. I will attach screensh… (read more)

First and foremost I am trying to find the homepage. I have read articles on how to set the homepage but the images don't look like my Android app. I will attach screenshots I have my settings and nowhere does it say anything about home. Any ideas of how to set a homepage so that I will have one place to go to when I first start when I open Firefox that would be awesome cuz right now I don't like the way it set up. it takes me to my account page and I can't do anything.

My next question is tabs. I don't see anything about opening a new tab or setting a new tab so any information on that would be most appreciative.

Thanks for anyone who will assist.

Asked by Krazy Furlady 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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How to enable tabs bar on an Android tablet

Hi, I have installed Firefox on my kids Android tablets and the tabs bar is missing and I am not able to turn it on. Without the tabs bar they cannot easily switch betwee… (read more)

Hi,

I have installed Firefox on my kids Android tablets and the tabs bar is missing and I am not able to turn it on. Without the tabs bar they cannot easily switch between tabs, they also don't immediately see what pages they have open - without clicking the tabs button. The tablets are 10" and running Android 10 and the latest Firefox.

Asked by lukaszk 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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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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cannot clear clipboard

I am running Firefox on an LG Android tablet. I accidentally saved something to the clipboard, but I can't seem to clear it. I've cleared everything I could find, but th… (read more)

I am running Firefox on an LG Android tablet. I accidentally saved something to the clipboard, but I can't seem to clear it. I've cleared everything I could find, but the clipboard still has the item. Exactly how do I clear the clipboard?

Asked by crogerblair1 1 year ago

Answered by peter404 1 year 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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Widevine Content Decryption Module on a Mobile

I'm trying to watch video on my Android (Fairphone 3) in Firefox. I get an error message saying that DRM is not enabled and I need to add Widevine Content Decryption Modu… (read more)

I'm trying to watch video on my Android (Fairphone 3) in Firefox. I get an error message saying that DRM is not enabled and I need to add Widevine Content Decryption Module.

Widevine Content Decryption Module is not available in the Addons/Extensions when I search for it.

I Google it, advice says go to Options/Preferences to enable. Neither Options nor Preferences are in the menu on my android device.

I cannot fine any youtube videos, screen shots or advice on where the Preferences/Option I am supposed to got to to enable/disable Widevine actually is on an Android.

I have clicked the three dots in the top right and been through EVERY menu option in there several times as I wonder if I am loosing my mind. Help please.

Asked by lilthuglet.evilbad 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