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Firefox keeps signing me out when restarting computer

Every time I restart my computer I get logged out of my Firefox account. This does not happen when I close the browser only when I shutdown or restart my computer. I have… (read more)

Every time I restart my computer I get logged out of my Firefox account. This does not happen when I close the browser only when I shutdown or restart my computer. I have tried removing add-ons and also making sure the browser remembers cookies when it closes. Is there a way so Firefox won't log me out and have to sign into sync after a computer restart?

Asked by Jacob 5 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 months ago

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'recommended by pocket' option not visible in about:preferences#home, not in new tabs

I am unable to get the 'recommended by Pocket' panel to appear in new tabs with my normal user Firefox profile (Firefox account sign-in) on Mac Catalina. When I go to ab… (read more)

I am unable to get the 'recommended by Pocket' panel to appear in new tabs with my normal user Firefox profile (Firefox account sign-in) on Mac Catalina. When I go to about:preferences#home the option simply is not present.

I created a new user login on my mac to access banking and other financials. This uses a separate Firefox profile (including new Firefox account sign-in and email), and the 'recomended by Pocket' panel is present.

The panel is present on new tabs opened for my normal Firefox account sign-in on my iOS (iPhone) Firefox install.

The about:config settings searching for 'pocket' appear to be the defaults, and match the settings in the financials account.

I have tried in 'safe mode' (add-ons disabled) and have done a Firefox 'refresh', however my add-ons (and presumably everything else) were restored when I signed back into my normal Firefox user account.

Hovering over the Pocket icon in the address bar displays 'save to Pocket', implying to me that it has signed me into Pocket. I've signed in at getpocket.com. New Firefox profiles without signing in do not show 'recommended by Pocket' in either new tabs or the about:preferences#home configuration page, but I expect the functionality requires being signed in to a Firefox account.

Help or suggestions much appreciated.

Asked by rob92 5 months ago

Answered by Shashank Shekhar 5 months ago

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What do I need to do to get the classic address bar back

Plainly speaking, I don't like the new address bar, how it auto completes my searches or the results it pulls. I didn't like it when it was defaulted to being on starting… (read more)

Plainly speaking, I don't like the new address bar, how it auto completes my searches or the results it pulls. I didn't like it when it was defaulted to being on starting with version 75 but I was able to easily switch a few setting in about:config to fix it. Those settings no longer affect the address bar as of update 77.

The settings I had changed were:

browser.urlbar.openViewOnFocus browser.urlbar.update1 browser.urlbar.update1.interventions browser.urlbar.update1.searchTips

which were all set to false. I saw that setting "browser.urlbar.disableExtendForTests" to "true" might be the solution but, while it does stop the address bar from expanding when using it, it also stops it from expanding at all so the websites that would come up from searching can no longer be seen either (they are still called and using the down arrow will let me scroll through the results, I just can't see any of them). It also doesn't fix the results issue which I would say is the most important.

I would like to know what I need to do so that: 1. The results it shows me are no longer based on frequent visit (basically, the pre-update search system, as is they are scattered and look messy, pulling many different sites in a seemingly random order and it's not particularly useful) 2. It no longer autocompletes results (IE. "F" autocompleting to "facebook.com", this is always something that has bothered me regardless is context) 3. It no longer pops out/expands when in use (admittedly this is mostly an aesthetic issue but I still don't like how it looks)

Asked by Mike 5 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 months ago

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How to disable audio indicator icon in pinned/unpinned tabs after removal of browser.tabs.showAudioPlayingIcon ?

Hello, suddently after upgrading my Firefox Developer Edition to version 77 I noticed that my pinned tabs have sound icon again, which i previously disabled using browser… (read more)

Hello, suddently after upgrading my Firefox Developer Edition to version 77 I noticed that my pinned tabs have sound icon again, which i previously disabled using

browser.tabs.showAudioPlayingIcon = false

Now however I found that it was removed here:

https://hg.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/rev/1360dbbd2d6d

How can i disable this annoying audio icon now ?

Asked by Nikita 6 months ago

Answered by cor-el 4 months ago

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Firefox dev unable to display https://www.networkwestmidlands.com/

When visiting the above site in the latest version of Firefox Developer the page fails to render. However, when I view the page in Firefox (regular non-developer version)… (read more)

When visiting the above site in the latest version of Firefox Developer the page fails to render. However, when I view the page in Firefox (regular non-developer version) there are warnings regarding the site using an unsupported version of TLS. Here is the warning:

This site uses a deprecated version of TLS that will be disabled in March 2020. Please upgrade to TLS 1.2 or 1.3.

Will Firefox in the future drop support for TLS 1.1 and lower?

Asked by graham.harris.1975 6 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 6 months ago

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Firefox on the PC open Youtube only as Mibile m.youtube.com dont work

Hi, since a while I have the issue, that if I click on a Youtube line on my Win10 PC Firefox trys to open Youtube as a Mobile Version and dies not play the Video. ends up… (read more)

Hi, since a while I have the issue, that if I click on a Youtube line on my Win10 PC Firefox trys to open Youtube as a Mobile Version and dies not play the Video. ends up m.youtube.com Any idea? thanks

Asked by mhauth 6 months ago

Answered by McCoy 6 months ago

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How do I change my Mozilla Support profile picture?

I want to change my profile picture on Mozilla Support to a different photo, but I can't figure out how to do so. I know that the profile picture is connected to your Fir… (read more)

I want to change my profile picture on Mozilla Support to a different photo, but I can't figure out how to do so. I know that the profile picture is connected to your Firefox account, and it sets your profile photo to your Firefox account photo, but it won't change to my new photo. How do I change my profile photo for my Mozilla Support account?

Asked by Jeremy West 6 months ago

Answered by Jeremy West 6 months ago

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Developer edition | responsive design mode | does not allow forward slash in input fields

I've found that input fields will not allow entering a forward slash (/) on Firefox Developer Edition (I am on 77.0b7 64bit at present; Windows 10 64-bit). It has been ha… (read more)

I've found that input fields will not allow entering a forward slash (/) on Firefox Developer Edition (I am on 77.0b7 64bit at present; Windows 10 64-bit). It has been happening for at least a few weeks now.

This does not happen outside of responsive design mode. This does not happen on regular Firefox (I am on 76.0.1, 64 bit currently) either.

Here is my setup at present. Will provide more if asked!

add-ons: adaware ad block installed. plug-ins: openh264 video codec provided by Cisco systems inc. shockwave flash 32.0r0 widevine content decryption module provided by google inc themes: 'light' is enabled.

Anybody got any thoughts as to what may be going on?

Asked by Yishmeray 6 months ago

Answered by cor-el 6 months ago

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Folder colours

HI I have just updated FF from a very old version to 77.0b8 (64-bit). My favourite bookmarks bar had coloured (like windows) folder icons, now they are black, bland and h… (read more)

HI I have just updated FF from a very old version to 77.0b8 (64-bit). My favourite bookmarks bar had coloured (like windows) folder icons, now they are black, bland and horrible. I have tried searching for an add on that changes the folder icon colours, but the search brings up far to many bookmark add ons not related. I have tried many different searches but can't get a result. Does anyone know of a mod/add on, or a way to change the Folder icons colour please? Many thanks for reading.

Asked by Ajax 6 months ago

Answered by Ajax 6 months ago

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Is there a way to enable the address bar dropdown menu?

With the most recent update I can no longer enable the dropdown menu with my most visited websites. With previous versions setting browser.urlbar.openViewOnFocus to false… (read more)

With the most recent update I can no longer enable the dropdown menu with my most visited websites. With previous versions setting browser.urlbar.openViewOnFocus to false solved this problem. But it doesn't seem to be working now. Is there anything else I can try?

Asked by PeaceLoveBananas 6 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 6 months ago

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Downloading and Opening docx Firefox appends doc onto file

I am using Hotdocs portal, which is an in-house document assembly tool. Firefox is the recommended browser, but it is recently handling 2016 docx files incorrectly. Whe… (read more)

I am using Hotdocs portal, which is an in-house document assembly tool. Firefox is the recommended browser, but it is recently handling 2016 docx files incorrectly. When we choose a file on the portal site (internal site), we go through the interview and are presented with a link to "download" the assembled file. When you click that link, a pop-up appears showing the file name as abc.docx but then says it is a Word 97 - 2003 document, even though it is not. The original template is not. If I choose to open the file, it ends up opening and showing as abc.docx.doc If I save the file, instead of opening it, it saves as abc.docx.

If we run this same process in IE/Edge, the file opens as abc.docx as it should. I have uninstalled Firefox and reinstalled. Is there anything that could be causing this? I've tried a bunch of troubleshooting steps and nothing seems to change this outcome.

Thank you.

Asked by misscrf 6 months ago

Answered by cor-el 6 months ago

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Firefox v77 enlarging URL bar

In v76, I was able to stop the URL bar from enlarging by setting browser.urlbar.update1 to false in about:config. In v77, this enlarging URL bar behavior seems permanent.… (read more)

In v76, I was able to stop the URL bar from enlarging by setting browser.urlbar.update1 to false in about:config. In v77, this enlarging URL bar behavior seems permanent. I find this behavior annoying and unnecessary for me. Actually, I think this is just plain dumb. The text does not enlarge, just the URL box. Is there a way that I may be able to disable this behavior, thank you.

Asked by Dad1966 6 months ago

Answered by Dad1966 6 months ago

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How do I disable the animation that occurs in a tab when a page is fully loaded?

I've just updated FF to version 77 and now I get an animation that occurs on a tab whenever a page is fully loaded in. See the attached image for what I mean. How do I tu… (read more)

I've just updated FF to version 77 and now I get an animation that occurs on a tab whenever a page is fully loaded in. See the attached image for what I mean.

How do I turn this off? Thanks.

Asked by Sigma 6 months ago

Answered by Sigma 6 months ago

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is there any way to hide the status bar (or pop-up) at the bottom left?

Hi, I'd like to get rid of the status bar at the bottom left corner. I know it goes away and it seems impossible to remove. But is there any way to remove it? I add an im… (read more)

Hi, I'd like to get rid of the status bar at the bottom left corner. I know it goes away and it seems impossible to remove. But is there any way to remove it? I add an image to show what I want to remove. Thanks in advance!

Asked by hyeseung97 6 months ago

Answered by cor-el 6 months ago

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New Tab Addon

I have used the newtab addon for years. My home page is google.com. Just today, I get an error message when clicking the new tab button as follows: Blocked by X-Frame-Opt… (read more)

I have used the newtab addon for years. My home page is google.com. Just today, I get an error message when clicking the new tab button as follows: Blocked by X-Frame-Options Policy. Does anyone know what is going on here?

Asked by ffohl 6 months ago

Answered by Roland Tanglao 6 months ago

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Starting Firefox brings up blank page instead of homepage

After Firefox updated today, it no longer brings up my homepage when I launch the browser. Instead, it's just a blank page (not even a default page). Clicking on the home… (read more)

After Firefox updated today, it no longer brings up my homepage when I launch the browser. Instead, it's just a blank page (not even a default page). Clicking on the homepage takes me to the correct address.

>Properties show "C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe" with no extension.

>I've tried resetting homepage defaults in the options, to no change.

Is there anyway I can get my homepage to show up when I launch the browser?

Asked by a.mackaman 6 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 6 months ago