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reverting to a previous version

to keep things short im trying o find a way to revert to before the most recent update (89.0), the new layout and organization changes are more or less causing no end of … (read more)

to keep things short im trying o find a way to revert to before the most recent update (89.0), the new layout and organization changes are more or less causing no end of issues for me both in function and causing my anxiety issues to spike from everything being unfamiliar and i need to find a way to revert.

Asked by rook999 2 weeks ago

Last reply by andyfallows 6 days ago

v.89 proton disabled

Windows 10 Firefox 88/89 64-bit PC It seems there was a compact mode before version 89? I don't know if that's what I want. I would like to have a simple selection in FF … (read more)

Windows 10 Firefox 88/89 64-bit PC It seems there was a compact mode before version 89? I don't know if that's what I want.

I would like to have a simple selection in FF Preferences to turn OFF the Proton stuff. I am not an IT geek and I'm not comfortable doing things like changing CSS code - if I knew how to do that stuff, I'd be using Linux not Windows. Since I'm stuck with Windows, I rely on a good browser like FF v.88 to take care of the technical stuff.

Version 89 seems to be OK with Proton shut off, but I hear this is a temporary fix. I also don't know if shutting off Proton fixed the spacing nightmare in Bookmarks - I lost mine reloading v.88 and haven't had a chance to look for them. (v.89 is on the PC upstairs - this one is still on v.88.)

For some context on the anger at FF's change, those of us who use Facebook on a regular basis were forced into a horrendous update in late 2021 which barely works, and Facebook continuously changes code, fixing what isn't broken. To find that the browser we've relied on for years did the same with no warning is very upsetting.

I'd like to get a message directly to Mozilla but "Submit Feedback" has been shut down for over a week.

Asked by fidservant 5 days ago

Last reply by trev 3 hours ago

I deplore the way the browser looks now and want the old look back...

I deplore the way the browser looks now and want the old look back... I have vision problems and am totally ignorant about computers. I finally found FF and the last ve… (read more)

I deplore the way the browser looks now and want the old look back... I have vision problems and am totally ignorant about computers. I finally found FF and the last version was PERFECT. I could clearly see it, knew how to use it, and LOVED it and I WANT IT BACK. SIMPLY... Because I am so ignorant, the instructions I have seen so far might have been written in a foreign language. Is there a SIMPLE way to restore the OLD LOOK and feel. Keeping all the new security and other stuff is fine...although I was fine with the way it was, but I will have to find another browser if someone cannot help me fix the image back to the way it was. Please, why do they upgrade this stuff and not leave a way to keep the old look for those of us who don't want to change? If anyone can help me...I would really appreciate it. Thank you.

Asked by CelesteJak 5 days ago

Last reply by wapachoo 3 days ago

Hate (HATE) new appearance of FF after 89.0 update.

After updating to 89.0 the appearance of FF is horrendous. that light coloring, change of tabs, and etc. I want to revert to the color schemes I have before. How do I do … (read more)

After updating to 89.0 the appearance of FF is horrendous. that light coloring, change of tabs, and etc. I want to revert to the color schemes I have before. How do I do that? It is so ugly, I will seriously go back to Google Chrome if I cannot; and that is a huge statement coming from me.

Asked by Raubhautz 2 weeks ago

Last reply by IP_Central 1 week ago

How to rollback v.89 upgrade. Looks like crap. Lost functionality.

Netflix quit working today. It said my browser version was no longer supported. I updated from v.86 to v.89. It looks like crap. New tab + icon is gone. "tab bar" is not … (read more)

Netflix quit working today. It said my browser version was no longer supported. I updated from v.86 to v.89. It looks like crap. New tab + icon is gone. "tab bar" is not transparent or dark mode. And guess what: Netflix still doesn't work. That's probably their problem but now I have no Netflix, weird crap on the whatever bar, add-on icons are gone, and this big gaudy tab bar.

How do I rollback to a previous version? I'd rather not have excuses or sales pitches as to why 89 is better from the newer-is-better crowd. For me 89 is NOT better.

So, how do I rollback to a previous version?

Asked by dammitdanvr 2 weeks ago

Last reply by jscher2000 6 days ago

until yesterday, Firefox had the same to toolbar settings as everything else. Then YOU updated me and the toolbar now only has HORRIBLE appearance. How to turn the clock back and use the Windows settings for everything?

until yesterday, Firefox had the same to toolbar settings as everything else. Then YOU updated me and the toolbar now only has HORRIBLE appearance. How to turn the clock … (read more)

until yesterday, Firefox had the same to toolbar settings as everything else. Then YOU updated me and the toolbar now only has HORRIBLE appearance. How to turn the clock back and use the Windows settings for everything?

Asked by rweeksy 2 weeks ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 days ago

FF89 made my tab bar invisible

As I say the tabs bar is open and you can see the desktop though it. There are no tabs there - clicking in the space does nothing. As I sought a fix for hours by disablin… (read more)

As I say the tabs bar is open and you can see the desktop though it. There are no tabs there - clicking in the space does nothing. As I sought a fix for hours by disabling all add ons etc I did notice that when I opened "Customize Toolbar" that the tabs appear at the bottom of the page... I also noticed that if I click on a link a single tab appears down there and if I click a link in that page a new tab appears (the previous one disappears) and I can keep doing that. As I click the "X" on each to close it the one just before it reappears at the bottom of the page. I share all of this because it may offer clues. I, however, remain clueless. I hope I don't have to change browsers but I can't get anything done like this. Thank you for reading.

Asked by mitch77 1 week ago

change tab colors

This latest update makes everything gray on the screen and you can't tell one tab from another. How do you change the color scheme? Why'd they make it so ugly? And why… (read more)

This latest update makes everything gray on the screen and you can't tell one tab from another. How do you change the color scheme? Why'd they make it so ugly? And why didn't they put this answer on the home page?

Asked by s.a.barker 1 week ago

Last reply by nerkalis 1 week ago

New upgrade shrunk my icons to an uncomfortably small size. I want to get my old larger icons back.

How do I get the larger icons back? The new 'upgrade' made everything too small to comfortably see and use. I have to squint to see the icons on my home page, and I can b… (read more)

How do I get the larger icons back? The new 'upgrade' made everything too small to comfortably see and use. I have to squint to see the icons on my home page, and I can barely see the box at the top when I type in a search, much less see my bookmarks. HELP!....

Asked by marsh.ks 1 week ago

Last reply by kmbowns 5 days ago

Firefox Update Searc-to-Address Bar Jump

After the most recent update when I go to type in something on my Firefox homepage search bar it jumps to the address bar. I don't want this to happen, I prefer to use th… (read more)

After the most recent update when I go to type in something on my Firefox homepage search bar it jumps to the address bar. I don't want this to happen, I prefer to use the homepage search bar because it helps me keep things separate in my mind. How can I change this back to the way it was?

Asked by mUsTbEuNiQuE 1 week ago

Changes in 89.0

I have very recently upgraded to Version 89.0 (Windows 10) and I can't help but wonder why some key characteristics have been changed for the worse. The display format fo… (read more)

I have very recently upgraded to Version 89.0 (Windows 10) and I can't help but wonder why some key characteristics have been changed for the worse. The display format for the Bookmarks list is now spaced so large that my Bookmarks no longer fit on a single screen, and I can find no adjustment available to users. Also, the new tab screen no longer shows the image of the page, making the display less useful. What was broken in these features that Mozilla found a need to "fix" them? Is there anything a user can do to "undo" these changes?

Asked by bflood47 1 week ago

Last reply by HastyRA 5 days ago

updated version of Firefox has changed look of menu bar and bookmarks

When I was asked to update Firefox to the latest version something has changed on my menu bar and my bookmarks. First, my menu bar changed colors to a very dull gray wher… (read more)

When I was asked to update Firefox to the latest version something has changed on my menu bar and my bookmarks. First, my menu bar changed colors to a very dull gray whereas before it was either black or dark blue. Second, all my bookmark list is now double spaced which I don't like.

Is this something in the latest version and will it be corrected or give me instructions to change back to the previous look that I've described.

Thanks, BR-yat ejleche@hotmail.com

Asked by BR-yat 1 week ago

Proton Tabs Are Undistinguishable! Please Fix!

Please, PLEASE put back the space between the tabs in the Proton version of Firefox. As a web designer, I don't understand how any designer on your staff or any superviso… (read more)

Please, PLEASE put back the space between the tabs in the Proton version of Firefox. As a web designer, I don't understand how any designer on your staff or any supervisor would okay what looks like a seamless tab bar. The UX is horrible.

I've temporarily changed the about:config to mimic Photon. But I understand you are going to get rid of that ability in the about:config file.

Why do you tweak a decent UI into an unusable one? This is becoming an epidemic. Similar things happen on Facebook and with Photoshop (where "upgrades" make parts of the application unusable—that is, they no longer work).

Asked by JeffGates 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 week ago

Restore Default Theme

06/10/2021 To experiment I tried the light theme. Inadvertently this theme has now become my default theme. I've clicked on the menu three bars and tried to disable this … (read more)

06/10/2021 To experiment I tried the light theme. Inadvertently this theme has now become my default theme. I've clicked on the menu three bars and tried to disable this theme, but without another theme in place it doesn't allow you. There original theme is not offered as an option.

I'm completey reliant on bookmarks and tabs and would love to see the screen appear as it did yesterday. Please help. Windows 10.

Asked by mbc1 1 week ago

Last reply by Felipe 2 days ago

How do I get the old Firefox Back

I have spent an hour of my work day trying to fix what you broke!!!!! I don't have time for this crap!!!! I am not a programmer. I don't want to have to manually change… (read more)

I have spent an hour of my work day trying to fix what you broke!!!!! I don't have time for this crap!!!!

  • I am not a programmer. I don't want to have to manually change code.
  • I want to run my business. Not fiddle with changed browser settings

Appearances didn't need to change. Where are the Tab borders. Tabs were contrasted against the menu bar. There were 3 dots in the address bar for a pull down that included Screenshots and Print Preview. ALL THIS IS GONE!!!!!!! WHY????? Fix it or do I need to find another browser?

I would add a screen shot but I CAN'T you took that ways too!!!!

Asked by American Gun Works 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 week ago

What a mess after some firefox update

Everything was running JUST FINE before i turned on my laptop to find things had changed without my permission. Im just a basic man, not an I.T SPECIALIST. I just want to… (read more)

Everything was running JUST FINE before i turned on my laptop to find things had changed without my permission. Im just a basic man, not an I.T SPECIALIST. I just want to get on the net, thats it! Is that too much to ask seeing that with free will we chose Firefox, but its no better than any Microsoft crap. Takes hours to correct, if at all what these fools do to my routine online after their stupid updates. These fools must expect that everyone is a qualified proffessional who has plenty of time to fix this update mess. Its not the case FYI Firefox staff. And this stuff has been going on for years too and looks set to never end. Why cant my home page remain the same because guess what, it WAS working great until this so called update. What a mess.Firefox have caused me.

How the hell do i get my ORIGINAL, UNALTERED HOME PAGE BACK? Home tab disapeared as well which is common i see and has been going on for years now without an end in sight.. We seem to be the ones wiping Firefoxs arses, like little babies.

JUST SOME FRIENDLY INTELLIGENT ADVICE. HOW ABOUT DOING UPDATES WITHOUT TURNING EVERYTHING UPSIDE DOWN. Probably too much common sense for people today. Best thing is to just keep this internet to a minimum or you will be tearing youre out regularly.

Thanks Firefox for wasting my time on numerous occasions. Im very grateful for your expertise.

Asked by ppimms09 1 week ago

Last reply by orange 6 days ago

Firefox's horrible new look!

Ok, is Firefox now run by gmail and Bill Gates? This new 'look' is horrible, hurts the eyes and irritates the soul, much like like gmail (which is why I use the basic HTM… (read more)

Ok, is Firefox now run by gmail and Bill Gates? This new 'look' is horrible, hurts the eyes and irritates the soul, much like like gmail (which is why I use the basic HTML view there). And like the idiots at Microsoft, every new version is worse than the last (For God's sake, bring back windows 98! It worked, was easy to use, and had a great look, unlike the new Firefox!!!).

Asked by solanco82 6 days ago

Last reply by zemixboy 6 days ago