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Lost bookmarks

A couple of months ago, I suddenly lost all my saved bookmarks, plus the ones on my toolbar. Strange thing is, all the folders and sub-folders I created are still there, … (read more)

A couple of months ago, I suddenly lost all my saved bookmarks, plus the ones on my toolbar. Strange thing is, all the folders and sub-folders I created are still there, they're just all empty.

Can I get them back somehow? I've been collecting them for years so can't replace them all!

Firefox 125.2 iMac OS x10.15

Asked by amanda52 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 month ago

How to disable auto form fill but keep search history

Firefox provides the option to Remember search and form history under custom settings. I want the browser to remember search history but not remember form history. Is t… (read more)

Firefox provides the option to Remember search and form history under custom settings. I want the browser to remember search history but not remember form history. Is there a way to separate these two settings?

Asked by Mark Rutz 5 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 days ago

Firefox BYOB for iOS Shortcuts

I was doing some research, and I came across for Firefox BYOB, which was a way to create your own skinned, branded version of firefox for company or personal use. https:… (read more)

I was doing some research, and I came across for Firefox BYOB, which was a way to create your own skinned, branded version of firefox for company or personal use.

https://wiki.mozilla.org/images/b/ba/BYOB_pitch-deck_v5.pdf

I went to the site, and it was inactive. I am interested in this because of the fact that adding reactive web apps to the home screen in browsers is not an option on iOS, and I think a solution for this would be to have a specific protocol that can be called in shortcuts to open a reactive web app in a specific mode so as to not break the immersion.

Thank you, please let me know if there are ways to build forked apps.

Asked by aidanh 5 days ago

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Cannot Log On to Internet Banking

Firefox recently 'crashed' on my desktop PC. It asked me to restart in safe mode or restore to the original state. I chose to restore. This meant that I had to re-add all… (read more)

Firefox recently 'crashed' on my desktop PC. It asked me to restart in safe mode or restore to the original state. I chose to restore. This meant that I had to re-add all of my add-ons and log back into my favourite sites as my log-in details had disappeared. I got everything back to normal eventually, except for one very important site. I am now no longer able to log on to my bank website to review my accounts. I get an error message on the site saying " Log on error. You need to enable cookies in your browser to logon to Internet Banking." I have never had this problem before. I am able to log on successfully on my tablet, and also via a different browser on my desktop PC. I'm not a tech expert so this is very frustrating. I've tried clearing cookies/cache/data in the settings but no success. I really need to access my bank accounts on my desktop as I find this easier. Hopefully you can help as I don't want to use a different browser.

Best regards Andrew Sambrooks

Asked by andrewsambrooks 3 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 6 days ago

New install, wrong email address choice.

New install of Firefox set up with a 'wrong' email account. Tried to use the 'Mozilla account' page to fix this by using secondary email and then making it primary. Bu… (read more)

New install of Firefox set up with a 'wrong' email account. Tried to use the 'Mozilla account' page to fix this by using secondary email and then making it primary. But the secondary email I want to use is not allowed by Firefox giving an 'Account already exists' error. What should I do?

Asked by harrigaauburn 1 month ago

"browser.tabs.loadBookmarksInBackground" does not work when clicking on "Open All in Tabs" in the bookmarks menu

Hello According to this thread I set the values: «browser.bookmarks.openInTabClosesMenu» → «false». «browser.tabs.loadBookmarksInBackground» → «true». But when you clic… (read more)

Hello According to this thread I set the values:

«browser.bookmarks.openInTabClosesMenu» → «false». «browser.tabs.loadBookmarksInBackground» → «true».

But when you click on "Open All in Tabs" in the bookmarks menu, it redirects to the first tab to open, that is, the value "browser.tabs.loadBookmarksInBackground" does not work.

Asked by moninah 6 days ago

Last reply by moninah 5 days ago

Login problem to the The Guardian Newspaper site/ hangs after clicking "sign in"

Yesterday I was unable to sign into The Guardian website (https://profile.theguardian.com/signin?INTCMP=DOTCOM_NEWHEADER_SIGNIN&ABCMP=ab-sign-in&componentEventPar… (read more)

Yesterday I was unable to sign into The Guardian website (https://profile.theguardian.com/signin?INTCMP=DOTCOM_NEWHEADER_SIGNIN&ABCMP=ab-sign-in&componentEventParams=componentType%3Didentityauthentication%26componentId%3Dguardian_signin_header and https://profile.theguardian.com/signin? )

The problem is that after I click "Sign In", that little circling line becomes the Energizer Bunny, circling away and circling away, but not logging me in.

I have no problem logging in using those login pages on Edge, so confident of username/password combo

I have (repeatedly) turned off tracking protection, Adblock Plus & Privacy Badger for the site, cleared history (cookies and cache, as well as all), followed the complete set of instructions at https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/fix-login-issues-on-websites-require-passwords, and refreshed Firefox. Still the same problem.

HELP - I don't want to be forced to use Edge :)

Asked by PaulWermer 1 month ago

Last reply by zeroknight 1 month ago

Browser issue with Microsoft Outlook

Hello, My name is Grey, and I'm experiencing an issue using Firefox as a browser to open my Outlook mail. For the past three days I have not been able to open any emails… (read more)

Hello,

My name is Grey, and I'm experiencing an issue using Firefox as a browser to open my Outlook mail. For the past three days I have not been able to open any emails as a network error screen appears. Using other devices and other browsers like Edge, the emails open fine, so it is not actually a network issue. This problem only occurs using Firefox, and specifically with Outlook emails. Everything else functions fine and I have not made any changes, besides the regular Firefox update. My computer is also up to date.

What can I do about this issue? I appreciate the advice,

grey

Asked by AshenLion 1 month ago

Last reply by AshenLion 1 month ago

Hero Wars "Dominion era"

I have played "Hero Wars,Dominion Era " for years on Fire Fox...They did an "update" last week(Thursday or friday 04/25-26?24)and I haven't been able to log onto the game… (read more)

I have played "Hero Wars,Dominion Era " for years on Fire Fox...They did an "update" last week(Thursday or friday 04/25-26?24)and I haven't been able to log onto the game itself since...I can still open the Hero wars home page,I can get into my "discord" chat etc etc etc,but I cannot get into my individual game.(If it helps,my Hero wars game ID # is 10920140)...I had to start playing the game itself on Google Chrome...I am hopeing you can help find a solution as everything I do is from Fire Fox & I really don't like chrome :(...PLEASE Help me resolve this if possible! ( Nexus suggested I use "Incognito" on FireFox ( I remeber that from a few yrs back,but honestly,i haven't used or seen "incognito" since :()

Asked by Wayne Hoiensahl 1 month ago

Last reply by zeroknight 1 month ago

Firefox updates delete my exceptions for saved cookies

On every new release of an update for Firefox, the update process deletes all of my saved cookies that I have established an exception for. I do this so that I don't have… (read more)

On every new release of an update for Firefox, the update process deletes all of my saved cookies that I have established an exception for. I do this so that I don't have to continually enter my user name and password for sites that I visit regularly. The developers must change the updates so that the exceptions carryover to the new version of Firefox.

Asked by seasidesquirrel 1 month ago

Can I change the date format from „month, day, year“ to „day, month, year“?

In Firefox the date format is set at „month, day, year“, but I need „day, month, year“. I tried all the solutions, I even installed Firefox - English (British) version, … (read more)

In Firefox the date format is set at „month, day, year“, but I need „day, month, year“.

I tried all the solutions, I even installed Firefox - English (British) version, but nothing changes.

Can you also implement an alternative, to be able to choose between the 2 options?

Thank you very much.

Asked by Cristi Nefiru 1 month ago

Saving all open tabs: links saved but not to the specified folder

Firefox 125.0.2 on Mac When I press shift+cmd+D to bookmark all open tabs, instead of the links being saved to the designated folder, they are all saved to "Bookmarks Me… (read more)

Firefox 125.0.2 on Mac

When I press shift+cmd+D to bookmark all open tabs, instead of the links being saved to the designated folder, they are all saved to "Bookmarks Menu". The designated folder itself also appears with these links but it itself is empty.

I would expect shift+cmd+D to bookmark all links in the folder and the folder to appear in "Bookmarks Menu". This is what use to happen ages ago. I'm not sure what caused the change in behavior. Anyone have any ideas on fixing this?

Asked by Tom 1 month ago

Last reply by Tom 1 month ago

Getting my OLD Firefox Configuration back

Dear People --- FIRST: I apologize for taking so ling. I had physical probs, that kept me from coming back. SECOND: I'm afraid that I can't solve this problem with the a… (read more)

Dear People --- FIRST: I apologize for taking so ling. I had physical probs, that kept me from coming back. SECOND: I'm afraid that I can't solve this problem with the advice provided. There was a file mentioned [which slips my mind, and I can't look for it with out leaving this screen] that is supposed to be on my desk top. I couldn't find it, so things stopped there.

SO..... I'm reiterating my problem: I loaded an "update" to Firefox that was supposed to get around the obnoxious "THIS BROWSER IS NO LONGER SUPPORTED" message I'd get on certain web-sites [such as the Milwaukee Journal]. I never understood that, as I am careful to update programs, when the updates are available. SO: While I was on the Milwaukee Journal Site, I clicked on the "Firefox Update" that the Journal's site recommended. What happened was I got the Current Version, and LOST all of my add-ons. After problems I can't go into here, "The Cat's Back." Please advise whether I can get things back after this much time.

N.B.: I'm running Windows 10.

THANKX! C M The Gray Cat

Asked by The Gray Cat 1 month ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 month ago

Unable To Connect

Hi Guys! Huge fan of Firefox since the early 2000s when I first learned about it. Way more secure, efficient, and lighter than any other browser (IE, Chrome, and now Edge… (read more)

Hi Guys! Huge fan of Firefox since the early 2000s when I first learned about it. Way more secure, efficient, and lighter than any other browser (IE, Chrome, and now Edge). Firefox is my first download on every new device and my go to even on my iPad.

I've been getting this error message lately and I don't know what to make of it. My saved tabs are working normally (email, work, streaming entertainment). This automatically comes out on ever new start / re-start (Firefox is my default) on separate tab but I am not opening any new website. It's been 2-3 days. At first I didn't mind it but its consistently happening and not just a one time thing. I already cleared my cache data. I've also ran a scan and it's come up clean (I have a paid BitDefender subscription). It's also not the local ip of my machine.

So any help would be great as I really don't want to leak any personal data or have any viruses.

Thank you for your time!

Asked by leoandrewa 1 month ago

Last reply by zeroknight 1 month ago

Problems with the browser not accessing the established links after a few minutes.

I am able to start FF with no problem. I open a few tabs and then without warning I can't access any of the sites without closing FF and restarting. Then the whole cycle … (read more)

I am able to start FF with no problem. I open a few tabs and then without warning I can't access any of the sites without closing FF and restarting. Then the whole cycle is repeated. I am considering getting rid of FF this started just over a month ago.

Asked by notsofast7 1 month ago

Last reply by zeroknight 1 month ago

Firefox Debian significantly slower page loads than Chromium Debian

Hello, have been scratching my head for a while on this one. Have a freshly setup install of Debian 12, using Sway (wayland) as my Window Manager. I am really struggling … (read more)

Hello, have been scratching my head for a while on this one. Have a freshly setup install of Debian 12, using Sway (wayland) as my Window Manager. I am really struggling with slowness in Firefox, page loads take easily 15 seconds whereas loading the exact same page in another window at the same time with Chromium Debian build has near instantaneous load times. I've tried the following troubleshooting steps: - Created a new firefox profile - Tried "Troubleshooting Mode" in Firefox - Disabled ipv6 in firefox about:config and in Debian - Tried different DNS servers - Tried different non-debian specific builds of Firefox - Tried Firefox Beta and Firefox Nightly for Debian

None of these steps made any difference, and Chromium has continued to be significantly faster. Am really stuck here and would love to get to the bottom of this as Firefox is the only browser that works with a HiDPI display in Sway without blurryness. Happy to provide any and all diagnostics and reports that are needed. Thanks in advance!

EDIT: It seems to be some kind of networking issue, using a VPN solves it. But still doesn't explain why Chromium would behave differently.

Asked by Samuel (+Uni) 1 month ago

Last reply by zeroknight 1 month ago

Firefox Private cannot be opened since the start of 2024

When I open Firefox and want to go to Private. I go to the three lines at the top right of the Firefox page. I go down to Private. Then after selecting it, YET ANOTHER… (read more)

When I open Firefox and want to go to Private. I go to the three lines at the top right of the Firefox page. I go down to Private. Then after selecting it, YET ANOTHER REGULAR FIREFOX PAGE OPENS. I NEVER had this problem until the start of 2024.

Please help as I used to have FIREFOX PRIVATE as my go to browser. Now, I use others and they do not work with some pages.

Please help as it is frustrating to keep getting a new Regular page.

Asked by L Wille 1 month ago

Last reply by zeroknight 1 month ago

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English

Bulleted list itemI understand! You're asking how to use Mozilla Firefox or Safari. Here are some basic steps to get you started: Mozilla Firefox: 1. Download and in… (read more)

  • Bulleted list itemI understand! You're asking how to use Mozilla Firefox or Safari. Here are some basic steps to get you started:

Mozilla Firefox:

1. Download and install Firefox from the official website. 2. Open Firefox and set your default search engine and homepage. 3. Use the address bar to enter URLs or search queries. 4. Explore the toolbar for bookmarks, history, and extensions. 5. Customize Firefox with themes, add-ons, and settings.

Safari:

1. Open Safari on your Apple device (it comes pre-installed). 2. Use the address bar to enter URLs or search queries. 3. Explore the toolbar for bookmarks, history, and sharing options. 4. Customize Safari with extensions, settings, and privacy features. 5. Use iCloud to sync bookmarks and history across devices.

If you have specific questions or need further assistance, feel free to ask!

Asked by Hamza Hm 1 month ago

Answered by Hamza Hm 1 month ago

Firefox Kiosk does not appear when I log in but does when I start it manually from the GNOME x-terminal

I have Ubuntu 22.04 (on a Dell Optiplex 3000) with a minimal installation. I downloaded Firefox 125, removed the SNAP Firefox and installed this Firefox with no issue. I… (read more)

I have Ubuntu 22.04 (on a Dell Optiplex 3000) with a minimal installation. I downloaded Firefox 125, removed the SNAP Firefox and installed this Firefox with no issue. I can run "firefox --kiosk" and Firefox runs in kiosk mode with no issue.

I have made some changes in the "about:config" part of Firefox. I have also made some changes to the Ubuntu keyboard shortcut list. There is only one user created on this system and I have configured Ubuntu to login this user automatically upon reboot.

However, if I setup Firefox --kiosk to start automatically (I use the gnome-session-properties application to achieve this) and then reboot, Firefox does run, but it does not appear on the screen. If I enter the "switch windows" keyboard shortcut (ALT-TAB), the Firefox kiosk appears.

So, is this something I can fix by changing the Firefox configuration, or is it an Ubuntu configuration change. If so, can anyone tell me what I should do, or have an idea how to debug this?

Asked by srednausab 1 month ago