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Pop-ups: Firefox keeps forgetting allowed websites

For quite some time now I have to notice that Firefox keeps forgetting the addresses of websites that I have allowed to open pop-ups. I used such a pop-up site just yest… (read more)

For quite some time now I have to notice that Firefox keeps forgetting the addresses of websites that I have allowed to open pop-ups. I used such a pop-up site just yesterday, the computer has in hibernation over night - and now Firefox blocked opening such a pop-up again, the list of allowed sites is empty.

Asked by berndleutenecker 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 week ago

What kind of data in 'All data entered when creating your custom search engine is uploaded to paste.mozilla.org'

The Add-on 'Add custom search engine' wanted to update itself and asked for more privileges: In the German information it seems that all data entered will hencforth be se… (read more)

The Add-on 'Add custom search engine' wanted to update itself and asked for more privileges: In the German information it seems that all data entered will hencforth be sent to paste.mozilla.org. When I check the more detailed information it says: 'Due to a technical limitation with Firefox WebExtensions, all data entered when creating your custom search engine is uploaded to paste.mozilla.org.' What is meant with 'all data entered'? Only the information I use while and for creating another search engine or any data when I use that search engine?

Thank you!

Asked by berndleutenecker 6 days ago

Last reply by berndleutenecker 40 minutes ago

Why blocks Firefox instead of popups printig?

When I want to print a page of Firefox I get the response: "Firefox is blocking popups". When I try to change this, I get the mask for exception, but only for websites, n… (read more)

When I want to print a page of Firefox I get the response: "Firefox is blocking popups". When I try to change this, I get the mask for exception, but only for websites, not for things like printing. Why do I need a popup to print, why can't I define printing as exception?

Asked by Andreas Laue 1 hour ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 hour ago

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Recent update forced top sites in address bar?

I did search the site, but I didn't see a setting that can get rid of the suggestions in the address bar. The library and history clearing methods did nothing. Any help… (read more)

I did search the site, but I didn't see a setting that can get rid of the suggestions in the address bar. The library and history clearing methods did nothing. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.

Asked by Brasky 7 hours ago

Answered by Brasky 7 hours ago

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Firefox block autoplay not working, preferences are showing "Block Audio and Video"

Hi there! I have been having trouble with Firefox continuing to autoplay videos even with preferences set to "Block Audio and Video." If I go to twitter.com or elsewhere … (read more)

Hi there!

I have been having trouble with Firefox continuing to autoplay videos even with preferences set to "Block Audio and Video."

If I go to twitter.com or elsewhere Firefox will show that auto play is disabled, but videos will autoplay with no audio. I would just like to get this feature working as autoplaying videos are incredibly annoying!

Thanks for any help!

Firefox 72.0.1

Asked by GuyManSir657438 5 months ago

Answered by cor-el 5 months ago

Logging into Apple Forum with FF logi and password

FF 77.01 and previous versions login and password that are saved does not work correctly. When trying to login to Apple forum it will show a login name which does not sho… (read more)

FF 77.01 and previous versions login and password that are saved does not work correctly. When trying to login to Apple forum it will show a login name which does not show in FF "logins and password" or I have to type the whole login name before the password is recognized. The problem is it is not consistant when logging into Apple forum I may click on the login and it works or I click on login and have to enter my logiin acount. Another problem is I click on the login name and it shows 2 login names one correct the other doesn't exist in the "loging and password" field.

Why does this occur?

Asked by Mace2 3 days ago

Last reply by Mace2 13 hours ago

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Screen sharing for Glance Technologies (aka Perk Labs) is blocked by some Firefox Privacy settings?

My financial firm rep said they use Glance Technologies (aka Perk Labs) for screen sharing with their client devices. However, the screen sharing could not be made to wor… (read more)

My financial firm rep said they use Glance Technologies (aka Perk Labs) for screen sharing with their client devices. However, the screen sharing could not be made to work today with the rep on the phone, even though I unchecked the button in my Firefox Privacy settings for blocking popups. I am now wondering if some other Privacy settings in Firefox are known to create issues with Glance Technologies screen sharing. It would also be interesting to find out more generally about Firefox settings and screen sharing using other screen sharing technology firms.

Asked by Quenchoo 1 day ago

Answered by ARMAN KHAN 16 hours ago

The "never save" function for usernames and passwords does not work

Even though I say "never save" for logging in to a website, when I login the next time, it asks me again "if I want to save password". I have also gone to the exception l… (read more)

Even though I say "never save" for logging in to a website, when I login the next time, it asks me again "if I want to save password". I have also gone to the exception list and manually entered the websites, and even though I block and save that website, the websites disappear from the exception list and I am again asked if I want to save password.

Asked by didaviscpa 1 day ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 18 hours ago

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Why isn't DuckDuckGo, Startpage, Searx, etc. Default search engine?

Hello SUMO Team! I always had this question but never really asked it. Why isn't DuckDuckGo or a more privacy based Search engine set as default? You even have to manua… (read more)

Hello SUMO Team!

  I always had this question but never really asked it. Why isn't DuckDuckGo or a more privacy based Search engine set as default? You even have to manually add Startpage and others... 

 It just hurts me how a privacy browser has the Google search engine as default after all, most people come to Firefox for privacy and Google is the opposite. Maybe one of the developers can change that?

Thank you so much for trying to help me and Stay Safe!

Asked by Tommy 3 weeks ago

Answered by McCoy 3 weeks ago

Confirm Identity

After putting in my username and password, at a site I frequently access, it asks me a 'confirm identity' question. This happens each time I sign in, even though I check … (read more)

After putting in my username and password, at a site I frequently access, it asks me a 'confirm identity' question. This happens each time I sign in, even though I check the box saying I am using a trusted computer.

Asked by rjgulovsen 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 23 hours ago

Unable to Clear Cookies and Site Data and unable to uncheck Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed.

I have tried to Clear Cookies and Site Data repeatedly in Standard, Strict and Custom modes with no success and repeated that test when trying to uncheck Delete cookies a… (read more)

I have tried to Clear Cookies and Site Data repeatedly in Standard, Strict and Custom modes with no success and repeated that test when trying to uncheck Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed. Incidentally this problem began occurring when Firefox offered me the opportunity to use DNS Over HTTPS. I Like using DNS over HTTPS although it may very well be that hackers and info miners (Phishing) do Not like this new firefox setting and have adjusted their cookies into Permanent SOLs. Google hires hackers for many things. How can you help me you ask? Please repair the problem.

Asked by f3iu6pifo 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

Certificate handling in Firefox 78.0.

Hi, could anyone tell me the difference between the policy settings Import Enterprise Roots and new for Firefox 78.0 : security.osclientcerts.autoload. Thanks Juergen … (read more)

Hi,

could anyone tell me the difference between the policy settings Import Enterprise Roots and new for Firefox 78.0 : security.osclientcerts.autoload. Thanks Juergen

Asked by Juergen.schroth 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 day ago

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MFA on Mobile number

Hello team, I wanted to setup my firefox account for multi factor authentication via sms on my mobile number. I don't want app authenticator, as it's not working, and not… (read more)

Hello team, I wanted to setup my firefox account for multi factor authentication via sms on my mobile number. I don't want app authenticator, as it's not working, and not that efficient. how can I do that?

Thanks, Gaurav

Asked by gaurav.sharma1274 5 days ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 3 days ago

Clearing Cookies and Site Data: There are always a few kilobytes of data when I open the browser

Hi, Why a few kilobytes of Cookies and Site Data are always left uncleared? I clear them manually and I close the browser, but I still find them next time I launch Firefo… (read more)

Hi,

Why a few kilobytes of Cookies and Site Data are always left uncleared?

I clear them manually and I close the browser, but I still find them next time I launch Firefox ...


My settings are towards complete deletion of cookies and site data when Firefox is closed:

1. I have set Custom protection with blocking of All third-party cookies 'In all windows'. Please see 'Additional Screenshot.png'.

2. I manually Clear Data before closing the browser.

3. I still find a few kilobytes of data the next time I launch a fresh Firefox. Please see 'Main Screenshot.png'.


Thank you!

Asked by under.skies 3 days ago

Last reply by ARMAN KHAN 1 day ago

Not prompted for master password

Hi, For some unknown reason, Firefox does not prompt me for the master password. This started happening after I opened quite a lot of tabs few weeks back. The prompt used… (read more)

Hi,

For some unknown reason, Firefox does not prompt me for the master password. This started happening after I opened quite a lot of tabs few weeks back. The prompt used to pop up on Firefox start up. But now it doesn't. I would have to do something to manually pop up the prompt. By something I mean, trying to save a password on a site, go to login page of a site, click on view logins etc. I'm not sure why this odd behavior is been shown. Any clues on how I could debug the issue?

Asked by ninostephen.dev 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 day ago

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How do I turn 'pop-up blocked' message on again?

So, I want to turn the message that tells you when a pop-up(s) has been blocked as is shown here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/pop-blocker-settings-exceptions-tro… (read more)

So, I want to turn the message that tells you when a pop-up(s) has been blocked as is shown here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/pop-blocker-settings-exceptions-troubleshooting Unintentionally, I clicked on 'don't show this message anymore'. How to turn this on again? Thank you.

Asked by Juanchi-09 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago