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Firefox on macOS

Hi guys. I'm wondering if it's possible to send tab from macOS Firefox to another device... I couldn't find any clue to achieve that, since that right click doesn't have … (read more)

Hi guys.

I'm wondering if it's possible to send tab from macOS Firefox to another device... I couldn't find any clue to achieve that, since that right click doesn't have the option to send tab throughout the devices like on windows.

Tks.

Asked by Matheus 6 days ago

Answered by Matheus 14 hours ago

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Can't sync firefox custom preferences

I know there's [[an article|https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/sync-custom-preferences#w_sync-custom-preferences]] on how to sync custom preferences. I wanted to sync m… (read more)

I know there's [[an article|https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/sync-custom-preferences#w_sync-custom-preferences]] on how to sync custom preferences. I wanted to sync my toolbar customizations and some other preferences like disabling disk caching. And I don't even have other firefox instances, instead I just want to sync only on one device, so that I can continue the same setup when I signin later on the same device.

I've tried to add services.sync.prefs.sync.browser.uiCustomization.state, "services.sync.prefs.sync.browser.cache.disk.enable" and set it to true. But it doesn't work. What am I missing? No one seems to address this. May I am missing something.

Asked by Prince Cooper 3 weeks ago

Answered by Prince Cooper 1 day ago

Lost Pinned Websites

I use Firefox in 4 Machines.. very recently I signed my firefox account in College PC.. after signing in there when I try to open in my laptop. I lost all the pinned site… (read more)

I use Firefox in 4 Machines.. very recently I signed my firefox account in College PC.. after signing in there when I try to open in my laptop. I lost all the pinned sites in my firefox. it only shows the College PC pinned websites and histories.. not the previous ones

Asked by Sarath Pavithran 2 days ago

Last reply by Paul 2 days ago

I changed my firefox account password and lost all of my saved logins and bookmarks is there any way to restore it please help its very imp coz i dont have backup

I changed my firefox account password and lost all of my saved logins and bookmarks is there any way to restore it please help its very imp coz i dont have backup. … (read more)

I changed my firefox account password and lost all of my saved logins and bookmarks is there any way to restore it please help its very imp coz i dont have backup.

Asked by karanarunraut 2 days ago

Last reply by Paul 2 days ago

Cant delete my account

Hi! I want delete my account. I go to Delete button, at bottom of page. When i complete step 1, in step 2 requires from me a password. I put the correct one, but the web … (read more)

Hi! I want delete my account. I go to Delete button, at bottom of page. When i complete step 1, in step 2 requires from me a password. I put the correct one, but the web say me Wrong password.

This looks like a server error. There is a report in help from 2019...Please delete my account. Thanks.!

Asked by stosco 2 days ago

Last reply by Dropa 2 days ago

sync not working between PCs

Hi! I have a primary computer with all bookmarks, history, extensions, etc. I've logged in to another computer and clicked to sync my information, but nothing is coming o… (read more)

Hi! I have a primary computer with all bookmarks, history, extensions, etc. I've logged in to another computer and clicked to sync my information, but nothing is coming over. Now I'm worried my bookmarks, etc., have been erased, but I won't have access to my primary computer for several days. Is the sync just not working? Please help, thank you.

Asked by Allison 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

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logins and passwords are gone...

my passwords and logins are not showing..!! even my bookmarks are not showing on firefox after i logged in using my firefox account. please help me resolve this its very … (read more)

my passwords and logins are not showing..!! even my bookmarks are not showing on firefox after i logged in using my firefox account. please help me resolve this its very important Sir/Ma'am.

Asked by karanarunraut 2 days ago

Last reply by Paul 2 days ago

Lost all syncronisation data after resinstall PC

After my PC had a blue screen, I reinstalled Windows. Since I use Firefox Snc, I relied on it. Unfortunately, I had to realize that after reinstalling and successfully lo… (read more)

After my PC had a blue screen, I reinstalled Windows. Since I use Firefox Snc, I relied on it. Unfortunately, I had to realize that after reinstalling and successfully logging in to fIrefox sync, all my data is gone. He says that he has successfully syncronized, but all bookmarks are missing as well as the settings.

Asked by klausriebe 3 days ago

Last reply by Paul 2 days ago

sync stuck on login

I try to log in into sync on fresh new laptop after downloading browser, so it has no extensions. It is stuck on login page with 'working' on login endlessly. It shows f… (read more)

I try to log in into sync on fresh new laptop after downloading browser, so it has no extensions. It is stuck on login page with 'working' on login endlessly. It shows following error in the console:

***********
Working… instrument.js:109:42
    v instrument.js:109
    error logger.js:69
    captureError error-utils.js:63
    logError base.js:786
    O base.js:80
    Underscore 2
    _workingTimeout notify_delayed_request.js:21
    i timer-mixin.js:29
    s helpers.js:74
***********
Response not received for: fxaccounts:can_link_account instrument.js:109:42
    v instrument.js:109
    error logger.js:72
    timeout duplex.js:35
    s helpers.js:74
***********

refreshing and reinstalling did no good, and older pc on the same network logs in to sync perfectly.

Asked by bartosz.sternal 4 days ago

UNABLE TO RESTORE MY DATA ON BOOKMARKS, OPEN TABS AND HISTORY

Hi I had restalled my laptop and hence firefox on laptop. But after that, I have been unable to retrieve my old data from firefox. All my bookmarks, history, open tabs… (read more)

Hi I had restalled my laptop and hence firefox on laptop. But after that, I have been unable to retrieve my old data from firefox. All my bookmarks, history, open tabs have been lost. Please help me resolve this issue urgently.

Asked by shilpasonika 4 days ago

Last reply by Paul 4 days ago

Send tab do not work - Mac Monterey to iOS

all of my devices are on the latest update as of today. My Iphone can send tabs to firefox on my Macbook. After hitting send, it takes 2-3 seconds for the mac to open the… (read more)

all of my devices are on the latest update as of today.

My Iphone can send tabs to firefox on my Macbook. After hitting send, it takes 2-3 seconds for the mac to open the new tab.

However, when I send a tab from my macbook to iphone, it does not work.

all devices are connected on the same network.

Asked by k2adir 4 days ago

Lost Bookmarks

Hello, I lost my bookmarks when I changed my password. Can Firefox recover them on its servers? I've seen many similar complaints arising from similar problems. One would… (read more)

Hello,

I lost my bookmarks when I changed my password. Can Firefox recover them on its servers? I've seen many similar complaints arising from similar problems. One would think that Firefox would address this issue to improve the user experience.

Regards, G

Asked by siket.g 4 days ago

Last reply by siket.g 4 days ago

New Computer, Saved Logins are not showing when I log into Firefox account

I'm working on a new computer, as my work laptop is being upgraded to Windows 11. In the meantime, I have logged into Firefox, but none of the login info that I had prev… (read more)

I'm working on a new computer, as my work laptop is being upgraded to Windows 11. In the meantime, I have logged into Firefox, but none of the login info that I had previously saved is available. I can still see it on my mobile browser, but not on this new laptop.

Am I just missing a step?

Asked by mmccormack2 4 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 days ago

Recovering Passwords

My company just pushed out new group policies for Firefox that blocks use of Firefox Sync. That also, apparently, blocked use of my saved logins and passwords. I can fin… (read more)

My company just pushed out new group policies for Firefox that blocks use of Firefox Sync. That also, apparently, blocked use of my saved logins and passwords.

I can find the encrypted password files in my profile: key4.db logins.json

but I can't open them.

Is there any way to get my login and password information?

MJA

Asked by MarkJ.Ambrose 5 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 4 days ago

Sync fails with search engines

Every now and then, somebody asks why Firefox Sync fails so hard when it comes to custom search engines such as those installed from mycroft.mozdev.org, now https://mycro… (read more)

Every now and then, somebody asks why Firefox Sync fails so hard when it comes to custom search engines such as those installed from mycroft.mozdev.org, now https://mycroftproject.com/ for no apparent reason. We are talking about OpenSearch standard and Sherlock.

As of now, the search results on https://support.mozilla.org are either archived or unanswered. Please work on the ranking of search results so users can see

  • when a thread has been started / last updated
  • which answer is actually solving the problem or at least linking to the correct statement of the developers concerning the topic.

Asked by Melchior blausand 5 days ago

Last reply by Paul 5 days ago

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Sync of critical preferences like search engine, privacy etc don't sync, they change too

OK I have been trying to go 100% Firefox for just a few months but with privacy and security as primary directive. It would be wonderful to just be in ine well moderated … (read more)

OK I have been trying to go 100% Firefox for just a few months but with privacy and security as primary directive. It would be wonderful to just be in ine well moderated browser ecosystem and actually being able to have my preferences, interest and personal information centralized with eventual goal of digitally divorcing tech companies from my personal data. I still have to use a lot of different devies with varying OS and it literally took me two years to help Apple fix an AppleId problem. Now that I have that sorted out I have been hoping to move away from gmail entirely and eventually have my own mailserver but using icloud now for macs and pcs.


At a minimum it seems like even after forced manual I have not properly sync an imac with windows 10 PC. So to keep it simple I stay there but this morning when I typed into Firefox on my iMac its was google search not Duckduckgo. Not only have I synced it in firefox but icloud should be redudant and I had removed google from list of potential search engines. There seems to be some way for a hostile takeover of these settings and google connstant agressive intrusions asking for data is not just wrong or annoying its simply impossible to not have facebook or google track me beyond california digital privacy standards. The worst offender may be youtube. I want to fix the browser and sync my stuff. But I am also looking for extensions that will help me do that better.

I am pretty thorough and now just want to learn more and would like to believe one can have a semblance of privacy but it seems like it will be an adversarial experience when the companies that do can rollback privacy with clever tv ads. The 'providers' clearly do not give hoot about rules, preferences and laws designed to protect people's rights.. That is what is particulary frustrating. It is not a fair fight but a good one. I guess what I am wondering is if there are specific modules you could add to detect maybewhen an event like change in search engine occurs and whether logs may exist as to how or why the change was made. Even if it was an accidental quick through a popup in chromium or edge where I was always being cued to come back to Chrome. Logging out doesnt always seem to work so i tried syncing with and chrome with more or less same results. Very little actual control or at least a tendency to revert back to the data miners preferences over mine. I want to help stop that.

Asked by 0light 6 months ago

Last reply by Melchior blausand 5 days ago

Firefox sync does not work on chromebook

I recently got a chromebook and the firefox sync is not working on it. For "last synced" it gives the last time I tried to refresg it but nothing syncs up. I've had it fo… (read more)

I recently got a chromebook and the firefox sync is not working on it. For "last synced" it gives the last time I tried to refresg it but nothing syncs up. I've had it for a few hours and since it's via google play I beleive it's technically the Android version.

Asked by ffrealsync 6 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 5 days ago

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Themes are synced even though I've disabled it with lightweightThemes and activeThemeID

Hello, I have 3 different profiles and I'd like to have a visual indication of the currently active profile. I've found that using themes is the best option (a red theme … (read more)

Hello,

I have 3 different profiles and I'd like to have a visual indication of the currently active profile. I've found that using themes is the best option (a red theme for production, green for test, grey for default) but I can't prevent Firefox Sync to sync the active theme between my profiles.

I have set both services.sync.prefs.sync.extensions.activeThemeID and services.sync.prefs.sync.lightweightThemes to false and restarted all my Firefox profiles.

After a while, all windows/profiles are synced to the same theme.

Are those settings really read by Firefox Sync ? I'm on Windows 10, Firefox 91.10.0esr (32-bit)

Thanks in advance for your help !

Asked by Cédric 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

Sync has never worked correctly

All my available devices do not display on screen when I am in tab share mode. I receive Tab Sent notice when sending, but new tab doesn't show up on other device. When I… (read more)

All my available devices do not display on screen when I am in tab share mode. I receive Tab Sent notice when sending, but new tab doesn't show up on other device. When I sync my device it says sync complete, however nothing seems to syncs ever, tabs on browser don't sync with anything, but nothing different on other devices. Open tabs on one device do not migrate to other devices when Firefox browser is opened. New desktop pc does not show up as available device to sync with or send tabs to. All devices are signed in and synced yet nothing really syncs

Asked by flyingreg 1 week ago

Last reply by flyingreg 1 week ago