Is there Handoff support for MacOS to iOS Devices?

Firefox has handoff support for iOS to Macs – by opening a firefox tab on your iOS device, you can then resume your activity from your Mac device by pressing the firefox … (read more)

Firefox has handoff support for iOS to Macs – by opening a firefox tab on your iOS device, you can then resume your activity from your Mac device by pressing the firefox icon in the dock at the left hand side.

However is there handoff support from Mac device to iOS device where you open a firefox tab on the Mac device and can continue off on an iOS device. I noticed that it is not supported – am i missing something

Asked by Nabil Ridhwan 6 days ago

Java Script

Both PC & Laptop tells me to "turn on Java". Some items don't open, some attempt, but don't. In a section of help, it told that Java was included in the up-date? I've… (read more)

Both PC & Laptop tells me to "turn on Java". Some items don't open, some attempt, but don't. In a section of help, it told that Java was included in the up-date? I've gone to settings, add-ons, but can't find Java.

Asked by Vera 6 days ago

Dedicated Home Button

Suggestion Dedicated home button A few years since I last used Firefox on Android, now I'm back and I'm missing a dedicated home button on the toolbar/ address bar like … (read more)

Suggestion

Dedicated home button

A few years since I last used Firefox on Android, now I'm back and I'm missing a dedicated home button on the toolbar/ address bar like the one on Opera and Chrome.

Getting from an active page back to the speed dial is not one tap but three taps, which doesn't seem to be a very efficient way to do things?

Google search tells me I'm not alone wishing for a dedicated home button on Firefox Android so perhaps something to consider seriously in a not so distant future...?

Asked by misqmasq 6 days ago

firefox 81 freezes entire machine

Fedora 31 box, 5.8.13 distro kernel, distro firefox I play online poker at https://www.playwpt.com/ With firefox 81.0.1, my entire computer will be frozen/unresponsive wi… (read more)

Fedora 31 box, 5.8.13 distro kernel, distro firefox

I play online poker at https://www.playwpt.com/ With firefox 81.0.1, my entire computer will be frozen/unresponsive within 30 sec of playing. I revert to 80.0.1, I can play as usual. I haven't seen other problems with other sites.

I've had a similar issue before, I think it was the 78-79 update, something about paging getting stuck, something something.

Anybody else run into this? Fix coming?

Asked by bats999red 6 days ago

Comcast drops IP address when ONLY using Firefox

HELP!! Comcast keeps dropping my home network IP address ONLY when I am using the Firefox browser. When I open the browser to access the internet (any site) within a few … (read more)

HELP!!

Comcast keeps dropping my home network IP address ONLY when I am using the Firefox browser.

When I open the browser to access the internet (any site) within a few minutes or less the home network IP address is dropped by Comcast and I lose the internet. This does NOT happen when I am using Chrome.

My laptop wi-fi can still see - and connect to - other wi-fi networks in the vicinity and if I turn off the wi-fi for a few seconds and then turn it back on again connection is restored.

I have raised this issue with Comcast four (4) times and they have not addressed the issue, so my choice now is: stop using Firefox, keep turning the wi-fi off and on again or..........?

Can someone please tell me what is going on here and ideally how to to fix this issue - thank you.

Asked by mlw5280 6 days ago

Unable to block videos after update

Just installed 81.0.2 update, did not install cleanly, had to reset. All privacy & security settings were wiped. Redid everything, am now unable to block videos on … (read more)

Just installed 81.0.2 update, did not install cleanly, had to reset. All privacy & security settings were wiped. Redid everything, am now unable to block videos on news sites, which I had done previously. Can block autoplay with following config settings -

media.autoplay.allow-extension-background-pages - false media.autoplay.block-event.enabled - true media.autoplay.block-webaudio - true media.autoplay.blocking_policy - 1 media.autoplay.default - 5

Can no longer block videos from loading. How to do this in 81.0.2?

Asked by krash19 6 days ago

DNS-over-HTTPS throwing connection reset errors (in Canada)

Hi – I recently restarted my browser and realized that I couldn't connect to any https sites – each attempt would throw a "the connection was reset" error. I've changed … (read more)

Hi – I recently restarted my browser and realized that I couldn't connect to any https sites – each attempt would throw a "the connection was reset" error.

I've changed my network settings from DNS-over-HTTPS to No Proxy and sites are now loading correctly.

I'd certainly like to use DNS-over-HTTPS if possible for the greater security, so I'd like to know what's causing the problem.

a. Is it just because I'm in Canada that DNS-over-HTTPS is throwing these errors? (Note: I was living in the US until recently) b. Are there some other proxy or ISP settings that might be causing the problem? c. Or should I be considering whether my connection has an actual security concern?

Thanks.

Asked by michael.ames.brigham 6 days ago

My computer crashed and after rebooting I lost most of my Firefox browsing history. Is there a way to recover it?

I rebooted my computer after it crashed, due to what appeared to be a hard drive error (at first when I restarted the computer I got the message, "Default Boot Device Mis… (read more)

I rebooted my computer after it crashed, due to what appeared to be a hard drive error (at first when I restarted the computer I got the message, "Default Boot Device Missing or Boot Failed)". Once I managed to get the PC started again I opened Firefox and found out that all of my saved passwords were gone as well as nearly all of my browsing history, which goes back over a year. Strangely enough, not everything is deleted - there are still several webpages that I visited in the past that still show up in the browser history, especially from the last few months. Not only that, but when I scroll through list of web results, webpages that I previously visited are still highlighted in purple, even though many of them do not show up in the much reduced browser history. Does this mean that the remainder of the browsing history is still somewhere? The Firefox profile is the same one as before the crash.

Thank you!

Asked by liammurrayfolder 6 days ago

I cannot change my default browser

I use Firefox as my primary browser on my Mac Book. I have never changed my default browser from Google and if I go into preferences it says my default browser is still G… (read more)

I use Firefox as my primary browser on my Mac Book. I have never changed my default browser from Google and if I go into preferences it says my default browser is still Google. Despite this, about 2 weeks ago all my searches started being in Yahoo instead of Google and it is getting really annoying now. I can't change it to any other browsers or back to Google, it's just stuck on Yahoo.

Asked by Kestrel 6 days ago

Lags appear when dragging tabs

When dragging tabs in the browser, they "lag" strongly (not the contents of the tabs, but the "tab icons" themselves). Tested on multiple devices and the problem persists… (read more)

When dragging tabs in the browser, they "lag" strongly (not the contents of the tabs, but the "tab icons" themselves). Tested on multiple devices and the problem persists, what can I do about it. If anything, then the PC is not very weak and in other browsers there is no such problem.

Asked by Nixxon6 6 days ago

outlook and firefox

when i click on a link in Outlook email, a Firefox window opens, but it opens in the background. i would like to automatically switch from Outlook to the newly opened Fir… (read more)

when i click on a link in Outlook email, a Firefox window opens, but it opens in the background. i would like to automatically switch from Outlook to the newly opened Firefox window. i asked Microsoft about this and they said there was nowt they could do, and to contact you. any ideas?

Asked by hermanthomas 6 days ago

options menu

I have several users who continue to change the proxy settings in firefox 81 to by pass my security, I want to turn off the options menu so that they can not change the s… (read more)

I have several users who continue to change the proxy settings in firefox 81 to by pass my security, I want to turn off the options menu so that they can not change the setting going forward.

Asked by phil.anderson 6 days ago

Dashlane Extension

I use Dashlane as a password manager. Firefox is my browser. On my desktop computer no problems. On my laptop it tells me that i'm using an incorrect password. Both compu… (read more)

I use Dashlane as a password manager. Firefox is my browser. On my desktop computer no problems. On my laptop it tells me that i'm using an incorrect password. Both computers have the Dashlane extension installed. Both computers are running windows 10. Any suggestions you might give would be appreciated. Even my android phone accepts the password. Thanks for any help you might give. Maureen avalonfarm1@embarqmail.com

Asked by avalonfarm1 6 days ago

Is anyone else having trouble on Bandcamp?

I can't play anything on Bandcamp. I don't know if this is a Firefox problem or an OSX problem or a Bandcamp problem, but hoped it might ring bells with someone here. Bee… (read more)

I can't play anything on Bandcamp. I don't know if this is a Firefox problem or an OSX problem or a Bandcamp problem, but hoped it might ring bells with someone here. Been going on for a good couple of months (but I was away for a chunk of that so just getting back to it now). Bandcamp is the best of the streaming services and the fairest to musicians, so it deeply bothers me I can't play anything on it. I just click play, the pending wheel goes round as it fails to play track after track, and then it stops. I had a look on their help but no help there (at the time). I'm running Mojave (OS 10.14.16) on a 2018 mac mini.

Asked by moonson 6 days ago

Problem with search bar

There's an Amazon-URL that appears in the first place of my search bar every time I want to type something. It doesn't disappear even when I clear the search history - as… (read more)

There's an Amazon-URL that appears in the first place of my search bar every time I want to type something. It doesn't disappear even when I clear the search history - as you can see on the picture, there's a pin symbol attached to the traditional Amazon symbol. How can I remove this?

Asked by kamilmoll 6 days ago

URLs not starting

I have 4 tabs open on the home page. Upon startup, 2 of them load & start, 2 do not. On the 2 that do not start, I have to click in the address bar to launch that s… (read more)

I have 4 tabs open on the home page. Upon startup, 2 of them load & start, 2 do not. On the 2 that do not start, I have to click in the address bar to launch that site. Why? this started recently, about the time the new Firefox was launched.

Asked by lbhatten1 5 days ago