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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 2 years ago

Answered by TyDraniu 2 years 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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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 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 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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How do I force Desktop Mode for all websites? Every Time.

Most mobile sites are of a lower quality than their desktop counterparts. Less features and constant requests to download unnecessary apps are annoying and waste screen s… (read more)

Most mobile sites are of a lower quality than their desktop counterparts. Less features and constant requests to download unnecessary apps are annoying and waste screen space. How do I force the Firefox app to only open desktop sites?

Because when I do the toggle bar it only works for one tab and when I open links to new tabs, it switches them back to the mobile version. Which for some sites that prevents me from being able to read or access things because the mobile version switches to a page that is just a prompt to download the app and clicking the desktop toggle doesn't bring me back to the page I wanted.

I saw there used to be an addon that would have been useful. It's dead now. Is there any useful replacement add on? Any convenient workarounds?

Asked by helpersea 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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Disable Immersive mode

The latest Android+Firefox update has Firefox opening in Immersive Mode (full screen, hiding Navigation bar and Status/notification bar). I am frequently navigating betw… (read more)

The latest Android+Firefox update has Firefox opening in Immersive Mode (full screen, hiding Navigation bar and Status/notification bar). I am frequently navigating between apps, so this requires me to do a lot of extra gestures in my daily interactions with Firefox. Also, I miss being able to quickly check the time and my battery life in the status bar. I know some people like immersive mode, but there are many use cases where forced full screen is not desirable, so there should be a setting to toggle this off.

Asked by Sara 11 months ago

Answered by Sara 11 months ago

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Refreshing page on Firefox Android by dragging down the viewport.

Hello, Is there a way to refresh a page on Firefox for Android by dragging down the viewport? I use it all the time on Opera for Android and it's really helpful. Wonderin… (read more)

Hello,

Is there a way to refresh a page on Firefox for Android by dragging down the viewport?

I use it all the time on Opera for Android and it's really helpful.

Wondering if you can enable that option or where to request that feature for a new version of the browser.

Thank you!

Asked by Andy C. 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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New tab every time

Since an update a few weeks ago, every time I enter an address or tap one of my most visited sites, instead of continuing on from the previous site, it opens a new tab. I… (read more)

Since an update a few weeks ago, every time I enter an address or tap one of my most visited sites, instead of continuing on from the previous site, it opens a new tab.

I've scoured the settings but can't find anything. Surely this is a bug? I end up with 10 tabs within minutes. Can't understand what the purpose of this change is

Asked by oscaranderson1 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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Can't download images from Google

Every time I try to look up an image on Google and download it by long pressing on the image, it just tries to select the text below it. This doesn't happen in other brow… (read more)

Every time I try to look up an image on Google and download it by long pressing on the image, it just tries to select the text below it. This doesn't happen in other browsers

Asked by Darciukas 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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export android bookmarks

I want to know how to export on my android Firefox browser bookmarks to a android chrome browser. What are the steps to accomplish this? Thank you for your assistance! … (read more)

I want to know how to export on my android Firefox browser bookmarks to a android chrome browser. What are the steps to accomplish this? Thank you for your assistance!

Asked by cellphone 12 months ago

Answered by Paul 12 months ago

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Can't save photos from Goggle search (Android)

I am unable to save images from a Google images search. This has been an ongoing issues for many months now, possibly closure to 1 year now. Previously, I was able to se… (read more)

I am unable to save images from a Google images search. This has been an ongoing issues for many months now, possibly closure to 1 year now. Previously, I was able to search in google images, click the image to enlarge, long press and have an option to save that image. Now, I search the image and have no way to save it. Long press and nothing happens, or it highlights the words below the image. No options come up at all. I can save the image if I switch to desktop view or if I click the images link and go to the source location of the image and save from that website. I simply cannot save from Google images. It's extremely frustrating. Have uninstalled and reinstalled and updated during this time. No current updates available. Firefox Android Version 93.2.0

Asked by TJ 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 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 2 years ago

Answered by Paul 2 years ago

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How to stop Firefox mobile form refreshing every time I leave the app and come back?

How do I stop Firefox mobile from refreshing every time I leave the app and come back? This wouldn't be such a big issue expect for the fact that I use bitwarden as my pa… (read more)

How do I stop Firefox mobile from refreshing every time I leave the app and come back? This wouldn't be such a big issue expect for the fact that I use bitwarden as my password manager. So every time I want to enter my password bitwarden leaves Firefox so I can unlock my vault. Then when I re-enter Firefox Bitwarden is unable to fill in the username and password cause the page is refreshing. Sometimes it even takes me out of the password page because the login screen for the site is a pop-up. Not a separate window.

This also becomes super annoying when filling out any forms and I need to grab info from another app cause a lot of time on form pages when you refresh the page the form gets cleared. It's at it's worst if I have to leave Firefox to copy and paste multiple items because then I copy one item, re enter Firefox paste, leave Firefox to copy the next item, re enter Firefox and the thing I pasted before is gone because the page refreshed! STOP REFRESHING THE PAGE EVERY TIME I LEAVE AND RENTER THE APP!!! It doesn't matter if I leave for mear seconds or used the recent app section to quickly switch between Firefox and another app.

I am on a Samsung Galaxy S20 FE.

Asked by Andrew B 11 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 11 months ago

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How do I move my firefox profile from one android device to another?

Hello, As the title reads, I'm trying to keep my browser settings including all the tweaks I have painstakingly made to "about:config" as well as the extensions. I have d… (read more)

Hello,

As the title reads, I'm trying to keep my browser settings including all the tweaks I have painstakingly made to "about:config" as well as the extensions.

I have done this before on a windows machine and it's quite straight forward in just having to copy the profile folder to the firefox installation in the appdata directory on another machine.

I have gained root access on both devices and a root permissioned file explorer to copy the profile to an SD card that I can trasnfer between the phones. Once the profile folder is copied to the data/data/org.mozilla.firefox/files/mozilla directory and the fresh installation of firefox executed on the new device, firefox instantly crashes.

What am I missing?

Asked by Malice 11 months ago

Answered by Paul 11 months ago

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How can I add Qwant.com as a browser to Firefox for Android?

In the search settings it is possible to add a search engine not in the list. Qwant.com is an excellent, privacy oriented search engine far better than DuckDuckGo in my … (read more)

In the search settings it is possible to add a search engine not in the list. Qwant.com is an excellent, privacy oriented search engine far better than DuckDuckGo in my experience. However, it does not follow the format Firefox for Android requires which is to add "%s" at the end of the string. Please let me know the exact string to use to add Qwant.com Thank you for all of your help. Please just provide the string needed in quotes if possible to make it very clear.

Asked by tomdall 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago