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pair or sync 2 computers firefox - all open windows and tabs possible?

Hi! I have 2 apple computers running high sierra with updated versions of Firefox. The "laptop" has all my current work on it in Firefox using 7 browser windows with 60 t… (read more)

Hi! I have 2 apple computers running high sierra with updated versions of Firefox. The "laptop" has all my current work on it in Firefox using 7 browser windows with 60 tabs open. How do I get all that to open on the other computer "desktop?" On the desktop, the Firefox "synced tabs" sidebar is open and showing all the laptop open tabs...

I am logged into the same Firefox account on both computers which have different names in my Firefox account.

THAAANKS!!!

Asked by freedonspark 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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How to use different themes on different computers but still sync all FF data?

Hello, Is there a way to use a different theme on one machine (light) and use the dark theme on a different computer but still be able to sync the data? I have tried this… (read more)

Hello, Is there a way to use a different theme on one machine (light) and use the dark theme on a different computer but still be able to sync the data?

I have tried this from a previous question https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1242818

Set services.sync.prefs.sync.lightweightThemes to False, but this does not work.

Did it on both macOS machines, closed and restarted the browser, and changing the theme on one browser ends up changing the theme on the other machine.

Is there any way to have to separate themes on two different machines?

Thank you!

Asked by muzzle 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 month ago

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import logins

I exported logins (to .csv) before re-installing win 10 but now there does'nt seem to be any way of importing them back into Firefox. I must be missing something obvious… (read more)

I exported logins (to .csv) before re-installing win 10 but now there does'nt seem to be any way of importing them back into Firefox. I must be missing something obvious?

Asked by roger.drew8 2 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 months ago

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logins and passwords add-ons bookmarks

Yesterday I reseted my pc and once I was able to get in and reinstall Firefox I did. Once signed in usually everything is there. I might have rearrange a few add-ons but … (read more)

Yesterday I reseted my pc and once I was able to get in and reinstall Firefox I did. Once signed in usually everything is there. I might have rearrange a few add-ons but its good to go but not this time. Everything was gone. My passwords, add-ons and bookmarks.

Asked by destroyerofjericho 2 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 months ago

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Did a system restore and firefox was rzemoved from my windows 7 computer, had pword saved but now it's gone

I did a system restore because I thought an update had messed up some things, specifically I could not sign in to a site I use regularly because I would get a black scree… (read more)

I did a system restore because I thought an update had messed up some things, specifically I could not sign in to a site I use regularly because I would get a black screen and a message stating that "Northern Tool" is not currently available in your country. I had been using a vpn but it was set for a U.S. city and both I and the website are in the U.S. also. After system restore for a time only 2 days prior, my Firefox was apparently removed from my computer and all history of it. Now I am having trouble re-installing and using sync to get back my saved stuff. This is all on another PC with Windows 7.

Asked by BOB 2 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 months ago

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Sync Firefox in dual boot with Ubuntu 20.04.1 and Windows 10

Hello dear Firefox community, I'd like to sync my Firefox of my Windows 10 and Ubuntu 20.04.1. The only option available for me in the sync menu is to scan a QR-code whic… (read more)

Hello dear Firefox community,

I'd like to sync my Firefox of my Windows 10 and Ubuntu 20.04.1. The only option available for me in the sync menu is to scan a QR-code which does not work in dual boot system. Do you have any ideas what to do? Thank you very much already! -Jo

Asked by johanna.czech 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

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You mean one must sync Firefox on other devices

I do not intend to sync Firefox on my phone or iPad. My computer is the best and only place where I use Firefox. It seems completely unneccessary for you to keep sending … (read more)

I do not intend to sync Firefox on my phone or iPad. My computer is the best and only place where I use Firefox. It seems completely unneccessary for you to keep sending me notices about that as if I were a totally new user every time I log in on my Firefox. I prefer using Firefox, my guide on Internet, and I use it all day. I have already insured you I have the latest version. Is that okay for you too? /Irma Ridbäck now 80 yrs!

Asked by irma.ridback 2 months ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 2 months ago

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Can someone please help me with the SEND TO DEVICE feature?

Just made a brand new firefox account. want to sync to my phone, to easily send websites to my phone. signed in on both desktop and android and both are synced. on my … (read more)

Just made a brand new firefox account. want to sync to my phone, to easily send websites to my phone. signed in on both desktop and android and both are synced. on my phone, everything works great and i can see all my open PC tabs. Then, the erroe happens.

On my desktop, when i right click on tab, and select "send to device", it says "no devices connected". This message is incorrect. on the desktip, when i go to my forefox account settings, it conforms my phone is indeed connected.

Why can i not send to device?

Asked by Azathoth 2 months ago

Answered by Azathoth 2 months ago

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Stopping Firefox from displaying my Sync account's email

I recently made an account for Firefox so I could use Sync. Whenever I press the three lines at the top left corner it displays my email, for whatever reason. I share my … (read more)

I recently made an account for Firefox so I could use Sync. Whenever I press the three lines at the top left corner it displays my email, for whatever reason. I share my screen often and I wouldn't want to accidentally leak my email and/or any other sensitive information.

Is it possible to make Firefox display my username instead of my email, or make it go away completely without losing functionality? Thanks in advance!

Asked by User 2 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 months ago

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Dumb sync

Deleted previous account, created new. Idiotically, I can access new account in Chrome but not in FF. FF continually displays deleted account email address despite clear… (read more)

Deleted previous account, created new.

Idiotically, I can access new account in Chrome but not in FF. FF continually displays deleted account email address despite clearing cache, and when I attempt to "use a different account" - the new active account - the result is as in the screenshot. It does not accept the address.

Asked by Jason 2 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 months ago

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Sync and pair QR codes cut off at the bottom, can't scan them with phone on Linux

I am using the latest MX Linux Distro and Firefox 85. I am trying to setup sync with my phone so I can access all my bookmarks and such on my phone. It pops up with a QR … (read more)

I am using the latest MX Linux Distro and Firefox 85. I am trying to setup sync with my phone so I can access all my bookmarks and such on my phone. It pops up with a QR code to scan in the Firefox on the phone but it would never scan. After a closer look at the QR code, it is cut off at the bottom and there seems to be nothing I can do to get around that. Endless searches make it out that I am the only one having this problem.

I don't know if this is a bug in Firefox, a bug in the interface, a bug somewhere else, or what. I just want to make it work. Thank you.

Asked by markreaves1984 2 months ago

Answered by markreaves1984 2 months ago

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Old e-mail address blocked

Good day, I need to connect to my previous account, but my e-mail address is unavailable and / or deleted since few years. How could I get connected please to my account … (read more)

Good day,

I need to connect to my previous account, but my e-mail address is unavailable and / or deleted since few years. How could I get connected please to my account without the code sent to my desactivated old e-mail mailbox?

Regards,

Guylain Bastien

Asked by Guylain 2 months ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 2 months ago

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Extensions

I installed Firefox onto my third device, and it synced my data, including my extensions. The only thing is, they don't show up in my tool bar like they do on my other de… (read more)

I installed Firefox onto my third device, and it synced my data, including my extensions. The only thing is, they don't show up in my tool bar like they do on my other devices. I tried several different things, but the icons for the extensions don't even show up in the customization tab. They don't autofill or work at all, despite saying that they are installed and active.

Asked by gocoda 2 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 months ago

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Individual Sync Settings

Hello, is it possible to have individual sync settings for different instances of Firefox? In my case I would like to sync passwords only between my desktop instances and… (read more)

Hello,

is it possible to have individual sync settings for different instances of Firefox? In my case I would like to sync passwords only between my desktop instances and not to my android instance. But every time when I deselect the password sync option on Android it is also deactivated on all other instances. Having the passwords synced to Android is, in my opinion, a security issuse since the Android version of Firefox does not require any unlock procedure (password, pin, pattern, fingerprint, ...) before the stored paswords and log-in data can be used.

Best regards, Heiko

Asked by MrZeroPercent_659466216 3 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 3 months ago