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I'm having constant issues with Facebook and Youtube

For the last month or so I'm constantly having issues with messaging on Facebook and with playback on Youtube. On Facebook my messages are often not sending (I sometimes… (read more)

For the last month or so I'm constantly having issues with messaging on Facebook and with playback on Youtube.

On Facebook my messages are often not sending (I sometimes get a red "couldn't send message" tag under the message(s) I've tried to send; other times whatever I've tried to send just disappears without trace); also often my chats do not show up properly and they also don't sync properly with messages on my android phone. (Both my Firefox and my Messenger app are up to date.)

On Youtube I get issues with video playback (I have a premium account on Youtube): the videos sometimes randomly stop mid-playback and they either continue after 5-10 seconds or they just never continue at all. If the video quality is set higher than 1080p this happens more often. Other times the image freezes, but the audio keeps going. When I've watched a video and I press replay/play again, the video and the audio are delayed. I have an 11th gen i5 processor with 16 GB RAM and 250/25 Gb/s internet connection. To my knowledge all drivers are up to date. I've been chatting with Youtube support and they were adamant that I need to change to Chrome browser because this is Firefox's fault...

Also, when I use Facebook or Youtube, Firefox consumes a TON of resources (almost all resources) and makes my laptop run hot.

The only thing I can think of that might be an issue from my side is that I have many (and I mean many) tabs open in Firefox. But even after cleaning all history/cache and restarting Firefox and going straight to Facebook/Youtube, without touching any other tabs, I still have the issues with both - the two pages I use most. It's getting very tiring & annoying.

I'm using AdBlock Plus, but for Youtube it is disabled. (Youtube support wanted me to uninstall it... surprise, surprise...)

I hope you can help me find a way to fix this. Thank you

Asked by roman.istvan 6 days ago

Tab crash errors

I have just started to encounter Tab Crash errors in FireFox. FireFox usually loads with no problems and runs OK for several minutes, with several Tabs open; but then wi… (read more)

I have just started to encounter Tab Crash errors in FireFox. FireFox usually loads with no problems and runs OK for several minutes, with several Tabs open; but then will start to reprot Tab Crash errors when trying to open new or already open pages. I have tried following the steps on the online support: using latest versions of Firefox and Windows drivers; checked for spyware and malware; opened Firefox in Troubleshooting mode - the errors still occur, even in Troubleshooting mode.

I have one submitted crash report; ID bp-39f08be2-f4d8-486f-87d5-b69ef0240607

very grateful for any help or advice

Gareth

Asked by Gareth Roberts 1 week ago

Last reply by Gareth Roberts 6 days ago

Firefox opens with no tabs from last session, then immediately closes and reopens with the tabs

i formatted my computer, and used last session .Json files to restore my tabs from before. this allowed me to have my tabs. but even weeks after reinstalling, Firefox doe… (read more)

i formatted my computer, and used last session .Json files to restore my tabs from before. this allowed me to have my tabs. but even weeks after reinstalling, Firefox does something uncharacteristic. it opens with one window with one tab. then after a second or two, it closes. and then reopens with all the tabs. I would consider a re-install but i don't want to lose the tabs again, and i have 2 computers with different tab sessions (different users on the reformatted one as its a family computer)

its functional but annoying. What can i do?

i would include screenshots but you can't really screen grab a PROCESS, so that doesn't help here.

i am running windows 10.

Asked by Mike King 6 days ago

Firefox crashes

Firefox crashes. I tried to enable safe mode in the browser and there were also crashes. browser updated to latest version bp-a4cfcddb-2647-4541-98b0-912f70240605 bp-d2d0… (read more)

Firefox crashes. I tried to enable safe mode in the browser and there were also crashes. browser updated to latest version bp-a4cfcddb-2647-4541-98b0-912f70240605 bp-d2d0e21d-ec26-4fb4-9bd0-2d97e0240605 The browser crashed 15 times in a day, I’m already tired

Asked by EGCH 6 days ago

Help Needed with Display Issues for Pokémon Infinite Fusion Site on Firefox

Hello Mozilla Support, I am encountering display issues with my WordPress website, which is dedicated to a fan-made game called Pokémon Infinite Fusion. The site appears… (read more)

Hello Mozilla Support,

I am encountering display issues with my WordPress website, which is dedicated to a fan-made game called Pokémon Infinite Fusion. The site appears to load correctly on other browsers like Chrome and Edge, but certain elements are not displaying properly on Firefox.

Website Details:

   Main URL: Pokémon Infinite Fusion
   Specific Pages with Issues:
       Pokémon Infinite Fusion Sprite Installer
       Pokémon Infinite Fusion Calculator

What I Tried:

   CSS and JavaScript Debugging: Checked and validated CSS and JavaScript for compatibility issues.
   Browser Cache Clearing: Cleared the cache and cookies in Firefox to ensure it wasn’t a caching issue.
   Add-ons Disabled: Ran Firefox in Safe Mode with all add-ons disabled to see if any extensions were causing the issue.
   Responsive Design Mode: Used Firefox's Responsive Design Mode to check how the site renders on different screen sizes.
   Error Console: Reviewed the Error Console in Firefox to identify any specific errors or warnings.

What I Expected:

I expected that the website would display consistently across all browsers, including Firefox.

What Actually Happened:

Despite my efforts, certain elements on the site, such as images and interactive features, still do not display correctly on Firefox. These issues are not present on other browsers, which suggests a compatibility problem specific to Firefox.

Questions:

   Are there any known compatibility issues between Firefox and certain WordPress themes or plugins that might cause this problem?
   Could there be specific CSS or JavaScript practices that work in other browsers but not in Firefox?
   Are there additional tools or techniques in Firefox that I can use to diagnose and fix these display issues?

I would appreciate any advice or suggestions on how to resolve these display issues. Ensuring a consistent user experience across all browsers is important for my website.

Thank you in advance for your assistance!

Best regards, Saimhbx

Asked by Saim Hasan 5 days ago

After I finished downloading a file, the browser's download manager completely stopped working.

I was able to use it normally before, but when I downloaded a file, the browser froze, so I used Task Manager to terminate Firefox and reopened it, and then I encountered… (read more)

I was able to use it normally before, but when I downloaded a file, the browser froze, so I used Task Manager to terminate Firefox and reopened it, and then I encountered this situation.

When I open the "Downloads" in Firefox, the browser hangs and prompts unresponsive. I have tried the troubleshooting mode, but it did not work, the problem still exists. I also tried to "Refresh Firefox", but this did not solve the problem either. I also tried to delete places.sqlite, but it was also ineffective. Then I created a new user profile, but the same situation occurred. I also tried to uninstall Firefox, delete AppData/Local/Mozilla and AppData/Roaming/Mozilla, and then reinstall it, but it also couldn't solve this problem. I've had this problem on both 126 and 125.

Asked by ZnCookie 4 days ago

Downloading .docx file from Facebook Messenger saves it as .pdf and shows empty file.

When downloading a file in Facebook Messenger, Firefox changes file extension to .pdf. My case was .docx file but looking for help found people have problem with other fo… (read more)

When downloading a file in Facebook Messenger, Firefox changes file extension to .pdf. My case was .docx file but looking for help found people have problem with other formats, even non document saving as .pdf.

Not asking for help, just reporting problem

Asked by katto777 4 days ago

Firefox is unstable - tabs crash, pages freeze, slow

Have used Firefox for decades and suddenly it is having problems. If I surf around and have a few tabs open, some of them might crash. Firefox tries to restore them and s… (read more)

Have used Firefox for decades and suddenly it is having problems. If I surf around and have a few tabs open, some of them might crash. Firefox tries to restore them and sometimes it works and sometimes they just crash again immediately. I can go to Amazon and the page won't load completely so I can't do anything. If I try and close Firefox it won't close, it is frozen. And often, pages just load very slowly even though my internet connection is strong. This just started about a month or so ago. I have refreshed Firefox, updated it, and checked the systems on my computer. All my internal diagnostics returned "no issues." So it has to be the program.

Asked by quidom 3 days ago

Last reply by quidom 3 days ago

Firefox on macOS hangs for a few seconds when a video stream with audio starts playing, when using bluetooth

I've been dealing with this issue for a long time now, without finding any solution On macOS, whenever I am using Bluetooth headphones (Sony XM4, Airpods Pro), videos wi… (read more)

I've been dealing with this issue for a long time now, without finding any solution

On macOS, whenever I am using Bluetooth headphones (Sony XM4, Airpods Pro), videos will hang for a few seconds just as the video is starting. This happens again if I pause/unpause or if I seek forward/backward on a video. The video "spinning animation" will appear and it will take 2-3 seconds for the video to start. This happens immediately, even if I click pause/start fast (ie: this is not after some delay necessarily). Also, if I mute audio on the video, the issue does not manifest itself.

During the waiting, Firefox itself seem to be hanging: for instance if I click on an extension icon in the toolbar, nothing will happen until the video finally start playing and then the extension menu will open up

When using Google Meet or Zoom for instance, I sometimes have to wait up to 10 seconds or so before Bluetooth Audio/Microphone starts after I've joined a meeting.

The issue is not specific to these platforms: I experience the same issue on other platforms such as Facebook, dailymotion, vimeo, zoom. On Facebook, since videos start muted, I can see the videos start playing right away, and then if I unmute sound the video stops, and start again with sound after 3 seconds or so

The issue does NOT manifest itself when playing an audio-only stream: ex Soundcloud or local radio stations audio stream

Things I've tried and didn't help - Troubleshoot mode - Different Firefox profile - Different Firefox install - Restarting my system

This feels like Firefox/macOS is waiting for Bluetooth to activate, or something like that. I have a feeling this only happens for certain types of video/audio codecs but I am not sure how to validate that (ex: no issues on soundcloud, petron audio-only posts).

The problem is entirely non-existent when I'm using sound output that is not Bluetooth.

This does not happen with other browsers otherwise I wouldn't be posting here :)

macOS 14.5, M1 Macbook Pro

Asked by jfchevrette 3 days ago

Last reply by jfchevrette 3 days ago

At random times (with several Gitlab and Google Cloud UI tabs open) keyboard starts severely lagging in Firefox/Ubuntu

The lag is very problematic to me, because I do most of my work using the browser. When the keyboard starts lagging I can only enter text using copy/paste with mouse (whi… (read more)

The lag is very problematic to me, because I do most of my work using the browser. When the keyboard starts lagging I can only enter text using copy/paste with mouse (which works fine). The only way to solve it is to restart Firefox (which can result in lost work).

The lag, when it starts, is 10 seconds or more for each keystroke. It occurs about once every few days.

Ubuntu 22.04.4 LTS

126.0.1 (64-bit) Mozilla Firefox Snap For Ubuntu Canonical-002 - 1.0

I don't use Wayland.

Setting accessibility.force_disabled to 1 did NOT help.

Some lines from the top when this happened:

``` top - 20:21:22 up 2 days, 11:27, 1 user, load average: 0,36, 0,83, 1,02 Tasks: 270 total, 1 running, 268 sleeping, 0 stopped, 1 zombie %Cpu(s): 1,7 us, 0,3 sy, 0,0 ni, 98,0 id, 0,0 wa, 0,0 hi, 0,0 si, 0,0 st MiB Mem : 11776,5 total, 1221,4 free, 7160,2 used, 3394,9 buff/cache MiB Swap: 18432,0 total, 18154,1 free, 277,9 used. 3535,6 avail Mem

  VIRT    RES    SHR S  %CPU  %MEM     TIME+ COMMAND                                                               

6234092 3,1g 101052 S 1,0 26,7 217:04.66 /snap/firefox/4336/usr/lib/firefox/firefox -contentproc -childID 138 +

 20,8g 754008 235476 S   1,0   6,3 204:17.24 /snap/firefox/4336/usr/lib/firefox/firefox                            

7402104 518340 108992 S 0,0 4,3 18:16.64 /snap/firefox/4336/usr/lib/firefox/firefox -contentproc -childID 4 -i+ 1576384 372564 158532 S 0,0 3,1 3:45.49 /usr/lib/libreoffice/program/soffice.bin --calc file:///home/user/w+ 2913372 356592 100916 S 1,0 3,0 15:18.84 /snap/firefox/4336/usr/lib/firefox/firefox -contentproc -childID 278 + 2762568 304556 94852 S 0,3 2,5 0:50.35 /snap/firefox/4336/usr/lib/firefox/firefox -contentproc -childID 552 + 3155860 303900 58316 S 0,3 2,5 6:06.12 /home/user/.dropbox-dist/dropbox-lnx.x86_64-200.4.7134/dropbox 4997304 285560 102988 S 0,0 2,4 59:54.84 /usr/bin/gnome-shell 2796144 250836 94468 S 0,3 2,1 1:29.30 /snap/firefox/4336/usr/lib/firefox/firefox -contentproc -childID 469 + 2604896 243840 84184 S 0,0 2,0 0:43.95 /snap/firefox/4336/usr/lib/firefox/firefox -contentproc -childID 1 -i+ 2797868 217532 95100 S 0,0 1,8 2:41.74 /snap/firefox/4336/usr/lib/firefox/firefox -contentproc -childID 327 + 2610924 187876 92820 S 0,0 1,6 0:14.77 /snap/firefox/4336/usr/lib/firefox/firefox -contentproc -childID 577 + 2619764 171224 92892 S 0,0 1,4 0:17.94 /snap/firefox/4336/usr/lib/firefox/firefox -contentproc -childID 579 + 2514872 163516 93684 S 0,0 1,4 0:14.78 /snap/firefox/4336/usr/lib/firefox/firefox -contentproc -childID 591 + 2556276 160004 91440 S 0,0 1,3 0:04.57 /snap/firefox/4336/usr/lib/firefox/firefox -contentproc -childID 581 + ```

Asked by valentas 3 days ago

Last reply by valentas 3 days ago

Salesforce - experience site -LWR - home page not loading

Hi All, This salesforce site is working in safari, chrome and edge but it is not working in the latest Firefox browser. It crashes after getting stuck for minutes. Is th… (read more)

Hi All,

This salesforce site is working in safari, chrome and edge but it is not working in the latest Firefox browser. It crashes after getting stuck for minutes. Is this technology not supported by Firefox?

https://newbalance--nbtu.sandbox.my.site.com/teamstore/

Asked by Tinsae XC 2 days ago

WebGL Randomly Shuts Off

Sometimes, when I try loading a webpage that uses WebGL, the WebGL elements won't display and it'll show a black area where the elements would be, and the only way to fix… (read more)

Sometimes, when I try loading a webpage that uses WebGL, the WebGL elements won't display and it'll show a black area where the elements would be, and the only way to fix it is to restart Firefox. This doesn't happen all the time, but it happens enough to be super annoying.

Asked by greendognc 2 days ago

Update 127.0 is causing a laggy experience

Hey everyone, When I opened firefox this morning, I was notified of the update 127.0 update. I have auto-update enabled. Since the update, my browser experience has reve… (read more)

Hey everyone,

When I opened firefox this morning, I was notified of the update 127.0 update. I have auto-update enabled. Since the update, my browser experience has reverted back to 1999, where opening a tab is slow to a crawl, scrolling on (for example) facebook is delayed, and youtube videos keep buffering.

Note: I have a beast PC with 36GB RAM, and a 1000W PSU, yet in my task manager it stays as using almost 4GB of RAM and "Very high" power usage.

I've updated drivers, tried the "firefox safe mode" which had the same issues, and confirmed that this doesn't impact any other of my internet-based activities (like gaming and discord).

I've also run a malware check (deep scan) and found nada.

Lastly, I've tried ye-olde 'turn it off and on again'.

Nothing has helped. Any suggestions? I'd love it firefox had a revert update feature but it does not, which is a huge bummer. Please gimme a hand, 'cause I hate Chrome, which is working just fine.

Asked by Tim Tuinstra 2 days ago

Font Issue on Firefox for MAC under OS Sonoma

Hey, I constantly have unreadable fonts in Firefox for Mac. This only happens since I started using a new Mac (M2 Chip). I know there are some "solutions" flagged but I… (read more)

Hey,

I constantly have unreadable fonts in Firefox for Mac. This only happens since I started using a new Mac (M2 Chip).

I know there are some "solutions" flagged but I cannot get it to work. My main issue is, the inspector it self has completely garbled fonts. So does the elements of the browser itself, for instance my favorites bar.

I know I am supposed to check my fonts, but I don't know how? I used the fonts application on my mac and let it validate the fonts. No issue there.

Only thing to resolve this issue is to reboot. And this is extremely frustrating since it means out of the blue my Firefox won't show fonts and I have to save all my work and reboot to be able to use it again.

I would highly appreciate a step by step solution on how to fix this. It seems to be a common problem so maybe there is a solutions that describes it better than the text I found here to inspect elements and check fonts.

Thanks in advance.

Julian

Asked by Julian 2 days ago

YouTube playback speed

Whenever I try to watch a video on YouTube, Firefox would automatically set the playback speed to max, mute the audio, and the video would just end (as if someone moved t… (read more)

Whenever I try to watch a video on YouTube, Firefox would automatically set the playback speed to max, mute the audio, and the video would just end (as if someone moved the seek pointer to the end). Since my YouTube is set to automatically play the next video, I would be presented with a screen showing me what the next video would be playing. At this point, I need to do the following:

  1. quickly click cancel
  2. hit the replay button
  3. set the playback speed to anything but normal
  4. set playback speed to normal
  5. unmute audio
  6. move seek pointer back to beginning

From this point on, videos would play normally and I can jump around and watch different videos. But once I close Firefox and restart it, it would reset to the above issues (max playback speed, mute audio, skip first video).

Anyone else having the same problem? Anyone know what's going on?

On a tangent, on my Windows machine, every now and then, Firefox would flash a white blank screen. I would be surfing and reading stuff and all of a sudden, the screen would just go blank. After a few seconds, it would come back. This only happens on my Windows machine and not my Mac.

Asked by drjk 2 days ago

Firefox picture in picture problem and crashes

Hi I recently upgraded to win 11 and was so happy that god listened to me and you've added PIP to your browser!!!!!! but I have few problems.... most of them I fixed on m… (read more)

Hi I recently upgraded to win 11 and was so happy that god listened to me and you've added PIP to your browser!!!!!! but I have few problems.... most of them I fixed on my own... I have the latest release and I'm using for now the developer edition. I used the regular too but I thought that the developer edition will be more stable. and its not... I needed to buy a new graphics card GTX 4060 OC 8GB just so I can see all the streams smooth without lagging I needed to upgrade to 24GB (I had 12) memory so Firefox will not crash my computer all the time. your memory consumption problem is ridicules!!! :(((( added a screen shot I have i7 4 cores. i ordered Intel XEON X5675 6 cores it should arrive in a few days just so it will be more stable. 1.from time to time it still crashes (submitted my crash report just now) its closing streams and i don't know why. is it Firefox? is it the stream website? is it my computer?? how can i pinpoint the problem?? 2. I'm seeing multiple live streams usually 6 or more with PIP , I'm organizing the layouts so that I can see them all together. I've sent you a screen shot. for some reason the streams windows keeps centering themself to the borders of the actual screen its driving me nuts. like it has a mind of its own. I keep moving it beyond the border so i can see al the streams but after a minute or two it keeps moving back to the actual screen border. sometimes it doesn't move. its like AI is controlling when it moves and when it stays. is there a way that a computer program!! will listen to my command instead of having a mind of its own and moving my stuff to where he wants too?? is there a fix to it???

Asked by cameltospace 2 days ago

Clicking on link opens new tab but never gets to the site

When I click on any link, Firefox opens a new tab but the site will never come up. I've tried Troubleshoot mode and refreshing Firefox but something in one of the rece… (read more)

When I click on any link, Firefox opens a new tab but the site will never come up.

I've tried Troubleshoot mode and refreshing Firefox but something in one of the recent updates has caused me to not be able to click on any link and have it open. Troubleshoot mode will solve the problem for a couple of clicks and then the problem returns even while still in troubleshoot mode. Firefox has become unusable at this point but I'd like to go back. Please help.

Asked by Michael Kohn 2 days ago

internet broswer issues

we did an update and having issues connecting to our Emr keeps saying not secure website but it is firefox is blocking us can someone call me [removed phone# from support… (read more)

we did an update and having issues connecting to our Emr keeps saying not secure website but it is firefox is blocking us can someone call me [removed phone# from support forum] Nathalie

Asked by bethanyprimarycaredoctor 2 days ago