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How to disable the update dialog?

So I've disabled Firefox updates because of the personal preferences. It keeps nagging me every day with the modal to update. How do I disable this annoying useless fea… (read more)

So I've disabled Firefox updates because of the personal preferences. It keeps nagging me every day with the modal to update. How do I disable this annoying useless feature?

Firefox 85.0 on mac os.

I've tried searching "about:config" for all preferences that contain "update" and look like timers and changed the timestamps to something in the far future. Still no dice, the update dialog keeps appearing every day like clockwork.

Asked by Alex 5 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 day ago

Print Page Scale

This is less of a question than it is negative feedback. The new print experience allows me to enter a page scale, but it removed the previous ability to pick a page scal… (read more)

This is less of a question than it is negative feedback.

The new print experience allows me to enter a page scale, but it removed the previous ability to pick a page scale from a drop-down. It also closes as soon as the print is compete, retaining the manually entered scale.

Here's my old process: Load the page that needs 70% scale. Set the scale from drop-down. Print. Return the scale to 100% from drop-down. Close. The next page does not require any special attention, it will print from a single button push.

New process: Load the page that needs 70% scale. Open "more settings." Remove hands from mouse to type in 70. Print. Next page now requires undoing the first. Open page that needs 100% scale, open "more settings", remove hands from mouse to type in 100. Print.

The old process took 3 extra clicks. The new process takes 6 extra clicks plus moving hands to the keyboard. Talk about a "first world problem!" Nevertheless, there was no need to take something that was working well and make it less functional.

Asked by mgilberg@aol.com 5 months ago

Last reply by toddmnuccio 1 week ago

How do I edit the current theme?

Firefox colour addon removed the whole existing theme, replaced everything with it's default selections. I use a custom theme, I just want to change the text colours on t… (read more)

Firefox colour addon removed the whole existing theme, replaced everything with it's default selections.

I use a custom theme, I just want to change the text colours on the menu bar, tab bar and bookmark bar. But the color addon destroyed the whole theme when I made any single change. I had disable and enable the theme to restore it. How do I import the theme to color addon so I can edit it?

Asked by peter.d.hill 5 months ago

Last reply by SpringSong25 1 month ago

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Sync issues

My account is not syncing to any Firefox browser, extensions, passwords, bookmarks non of this attributes will be loaded to my browser back after re-installation, What mi… (read more)

My account is not syncing to any Firefox browser, extensions, passwords, bookmarks non of this attributes will be loaded to my browser back after re-installation, What might the issue be?

Asked by Martin 6 months ago

Last reply by Sausad 1 month ago

No left margin, part of left text missing when printing PDF file from WEB

When printing PDF document from web site using Firefox part of the left text is cut off. I have tried "Fit to Page" and shrink to 90% and still have issue. I can print … (read more)

When printing PDF document from web site using Firefox part of the left text is cut off. I have tried "Fit to Page" and shrink to 90% and still have issue. I can print this web document with Edge with no problem. This problem just started in the last several days. I am using Win 10 professional on a Del Opti-Plex 5080.

Asked by j.thoren 5 months ago

Last reply by Justin 1 month ago

Latest updat sucks.

Latest update blocking website like indeed from loading in information about employers and other sites too. Every update makes firefox worse. I started using other brows… (read more)

Latest update blocking website like indeed from loading in information about employers and other sites too. Every update makes firefox worse. I started using other browsers because now some video's don't work either. Last thing I saw was a QUICK pop-up that said something about bits of trackers now being blocked. Well lots of things are being blocked and making browsing a miserable experience. I tried using the standards system in options. Can't find anything to make it work. Allow lots of things and nothing is working except to probably make the web browser more vulnerable to creeps. Please undo your current update and stop making so many updates. I've had three in the last two weeks and every time they screw up the browser more and more. Just stop it!

Asked by jarekorn 5 months ago

Last reply by mikefinder 1 month ago

Can't change Firefox Account password

Hi, I'm unable to change my Firefox Account password. I navigate to the Manage Account page, click Change next to Password and enter my old and new password and nothing … (read more)

Hi, I'm unable to change my Firefox Account password.

I navigate to the Manage Account page, click Change next to Password and enter my old and new password and nothing happens. The page gives no indication that the change has applied and my password remains the same.

I have also tried this in a private window, on Google Chrome and on my phone and the same thing happens.

Asked by alex190 5 months ago

Last reply by denholm.hsun 2 months ago

Bookmark Folder Icons

Hello, I have recently purchased a new laptop computer as my old one crashed. It is running Windows 10 which is new and unfamiliar to me. I am also using Firefox V85 as m… (read more)

Hello, I have recently purchased a new laptop computer as my old one crashed. It is running Windows 10 which is new and unfamiliar to me. I am also using Firefox V85 as my default browser. In building my new bookmarks folder list I found the folder icons are coloured a nasty shade of grey. However, running Firefox on older operating systems (eg XP or Windows 8.1) the folders are a pleasing yellow colour. I have exhausted myself trawling the web, Youtube, and the Firefox help topics in trying to find a way to change the folder icon colour, but with no sucess. Please accept my apologies as I suspect that this question will have been asked before, but I cannot find any references to it. If anyone knows how to do this, please be aware that, whilst I am literate, I don't necessarily understand arcane computer terminology so I would welcome a simple key stroke by key stroke walk through. If there is a fix, it needs to work in both the Toolbar and the Sidebar. Many Thanks Chris

Asked by Chris 5 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 months ago

can't sign in to one of my google accounts, but I can on another

one of my google accounts, which I have been able to sign in through firefox for years, suddenly started giving me an error message after entering my email address on the… (read more)

one of my google accounts, which I have been able to sign in through firefox for years, suddenly started giving me an error message after entering my email address on the google sign in page. I have another google account and I'm able to sign i using firefox just fine. The error message given is:

This browser or app may not be secure. Learn more Try using a different browser. If you’re already using a supported browser, you can refresh your screen and try again to sign in.

I'm using a windows 7 box and Firefox 85.0.2.

I'm able to sign in just fine when I use google chrome. I've cleared cache and data in the browser. I'm not sure what else to try. Any suggestions? Any other information I can provide to help identify the problem?

Asked by vseavello 3 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 months ago

Firefox Browser crashes on Macbook Pro running Big Sur

Hello, My Firefox routinely shuts down while I'm using my 2018 Macbook Pro, and the problem began when I updated my IOS to Big Sur This is a systemic problem with non-nat… (read more)

Hello,

My Firefox routinely shuts down while I'm using my 2018 Macbook Pro, and the problem began when I updated my IOS to Big Sur This is a systemic problem with non-native apps ever since installing Big Sur. Apple won't address the problem unless I confirm that my non-native apps are compatible with Big Sur. Can you please confirm the most updated version of the Firefox Browser is compatible with Apple's Big Sur IOS? Can you also let me know if other users have experienced problems and if there is any fix?

Asked by anthony.orourke 5 months ago

Last reply by marcikr 2 months ago

Updates

Sowas kompliziertes wie Firefox support habe ich in meinem leben noch nie gesehen. Es wird zeit sich von Firefox zu trennen. Ich musste mich jetzt anmelden um überhaupt h… (read more)

Sowas kompliziertes wie Firefox support habe ich in meinem leben noch nie gesehen. Es wird zeit sich von Firefox zu trennen. Ich musste mich jetzt anmelden um überhaupt hier etwas zu schreiben. Ob ich eine Antwort bekomme steht auf ein anderes blatt papier. IHR SEID SCHEIßE!!!!! Wenn mein gesamter PC noch mal wegen FirefoxUpdate runterfährt, schmeiß ich alle Mozilla produkte von meinem PC runter und nutze Microsoft Edge oder Chrome. Jetzt reichts. Euer SCHEIß Update könnt ihr euch selber verpassen. Jedes mal gehen meine ARbeiten verloren, weil Firefox sich oberste Prioritäten setzt den PC runter zu fahren. Das kann's nicht sein. Und um kontakt aufzunehmen mußte ich 30 klicks machen. Ich werde euch nicht mehr weiter empfehlen. Ich habe 8 PC's in meinem Haushalt und alle das selbe problem.

Asked by kadirguver 5 months ago

Last reply by oliverliermann 2 months ago

Firefox Dark Mode to Light mode switch problem

In MacOS Big Sur 11.1 on my MacBook, I have set MacOS to automatically switch between Light Mode and Dark Mode. But I notice that Firefox does not handle this well. When … (read more)

In MacOS Big Sur 11.1 on my MacBook, I have set MacOS to automatically switch between Light Mode and Dark Mode. But I notice that Firefox does not handle this well. When I have used my MacBook Dark Mode and switch back to Light Mode, Firefox still hangs in Dark Mode. The only way to solve this is to choose Light Mode in System Preferences instead of automatic.

Asked by Martijn 5 months ago

Last reply by plausibel 2 months ago

Yahoo email account issue

Firefox browser not allowing me to log into my Yahoo email account, system returning password error #201. I'm able to Login to account using Microsoft Edge browser. … (read more)

Firefox browser not allowing me to log into my Yahoo email account, system returning password error #201. I'm able to Login to account using Microsoft Edge browser.

Asked by ericy61 6 months ago

Last reply by jergar 3 months ago

I cannot remove a language I added in "Options - Languages"

To show Firefox menu in english, I added English to Language Settings. Now is not removable at all: the "Remove" button is non-active... And English seems to be the prima… (read more)

To show Firefox menu in english, I added English to Language Settings. Now is not removable at all: the "Remove" button is non-active... And English seems to be the primary language EVER: each word written in Italian in every website is underlined in red as "mistake"... How can I remove English language from the settings ? Thank you

Massimo

Asked by Massimo 3 months ago

Last reply by TerryN21 3 months ago