window.addEventListener('storage' ...) not Firing When "Clear Data" Button Used from "Settings | Privacy and Security"

In JavaScript I did addEventListener('storage', ...), and it's working fine as long as I use localStorage.setItem(), .removeItem(), or .clear(). However, when I use the "… (read more)

In JavaScript I did addEventListener('storage', ...), and it's working fine as long as I use localStorage.setItem(), .removeItem(), or .clear(). However, when I use the "Clear Data..." button under "Settings | Privacy and Security" it seems the event does not fire. I noticed that in Chrome the corresponding settings option to clear all data does fire the storage listener, and this is the behavior I'm looking for.

Thanks.

Asked by matt.miller 27 minutes ago

Synced tabs and history on new computer

I got a new computer so I created an acct and set all my open tabs and history to sync. It wasn't intuitive to my not techie brain, but found out how to open all the ta… (read more)

I got a new computer so I created an acct and set all my open tabs and history to sync. It wasn't intuitive to my not techie brain, but found out how to open all the tabs on the new computer. However, they don't open in the same order (makes it almost useless when you have a lot of tabs), and the tabs don't have their associated history.

Is there some way to have Firefox open tabs and history in the same state on the new device?

Asked by RR123 16 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 28 minutes ago

Can't change the firefox interface language on nightly

I can only see the option to change display language for websites, but nothing for the browser. Works fine on the regular firefox browser, but nightly doesnt seem to have… (read more)

I can only see the option to change display language for websites, but nothing for the browser. Works fine on the regular firefox browser, but nightly doesnt seem to have it for some reason

Asked by miloszjan7 9 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 34 minutes ago

Firefox ask where to save downloaded file crashes the browser.

I'm not sure if this is related to the most recent Firefox version or the most recent MacOS version. Suddenly I get the "Firefox (not responding)" status when trying to d… (read more)

I'm not sure if this is related to the most recent Firefox version or the most recent MacOS version.

Suddenly I get the "Firefox (not responding)" status when trying to download files when:

  1. the "Always ask you where to save files" checkbox is checked OR
  2. when trying to change the default folder where files should be saved to.

Dowloading to the default downloads folder is in order and files download just fine.

Update: I just tried to upload a profile pic to my Firefox account and the same thing happened - it looks like a permissions issue, probably related to latest MacOS?

Asked by Jayx 1 hour ago

Last reply by Jayx 1 hour ago

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How do I search only specific folders when using the bookmarks searchbar?

Whenever I use the searchbar in the bookmarks manager, it always searches all of my bookmarks, but sometimes I might only want to search for that query within a specific … (read more)

Whenever I use the searchbar in the bookmarks manager, it always searches all of my bookmarks, but sometimes I might only want to search for that query within a specific folder. Is there any way to limit a bookmarks search to only a specific folder rather than the entirety of my bookmarks?

Asked by tfaholic09 5 months ago

Answered by cor-el 5 months ago

Account Login - Recovery Code/2FA

This is a burner account, obviously because I can't access my "main" account. I haven't used Firefox since 2020-ish and I felt like I wanna come back to see if it's bette… (read more)

This is a burner account, obviously because I can't access my "main" account.

I haven't used Firefox since 2020-ish and I felt like I wanna come back to see if it's better than my current browser, but when I tried logging in, it asked for my 2FA code, I do not have that anymore, I have the Authenticator app from Google but I must've deleted Firefox after not using it. Now I looked into how to find the recovery code or whatever the hell it's called, but that I also can't find whether it be in files for a real old notebook.

Is there any possible way to find this code or change it? I don't care about all the information on said account if it gets deleted or not. I just hope to get access to this "main" account so I don't have to continue using a burner.

-Thanks, Random Guy on The Internet.

Asked by whyareusernamessohard87 1 hour ago

How to delete these notifications that appear when screenshots are taken

Hello, I want to permanently remove these notifications by whatever means necessary. This is the same issue that was[[ previously discussed here.|https://support.mozill… (read more)

Hello,

I want to permanently remove these notifications by whatever means necessary.

This is the same issue that was[[ previously discussed here.|https://support.mozilla.org/no/questions/1237229]] previously discussed here. However, the chosen solution is only a temporary workaround, I am only interested in a permanent fix. I have dom.webnotifications.enabled set to false yet these notifications still appear. Is it possible to disable them using a policies.json file?

Asked by gsrgtrdg4565653 1 hour ago

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Multiaccount containers multiplying my tabs?

3 days ago I closed my main Firefox Windowby accident, while other windows were open. To restore, I just used the normal "recently closed windows" option and reopened my … (read more)

3 days ago I closed my main Firefox Windowby accident, while other windows were open. To restore, I just used the normal "recently closed windows" option and reopened my windows. Immediatly, all my tabs that were assigned to "Containers" were duplicated, and I lost the "Simple Tab Groups" order. For each tab on a container, a second was created without an assigned container. Fine, i thought, just closed 130 tabs that were unassigned, and moved them to the right Groups again. Next day, i open firefox, same thing. All tabs duplicated (but now on the proper groups). Closed 130 duplicated tabs and moved on. But I can't spend 5 minutes each day doing it! Testing more, I realized that every time I close and reopen Firefox, all the tabs assigned to a Container get a copy. If i close and reopen firefox 10 times, i will get 10 copies of all tabs, with no assigned containers to them, ending up with 1300 unnecessary tabs.

I just cant figure out how to fix it. Any advice?

Asked by stereohearts0242 1 day ago

Answered by stereohearts0242 2 hours ago

Firefox will not load anymore

Firefox will no longer load. Task manager shows it is running, but nothing comes up on screen. All of this seemed to have started when I downloaded Thunderbird, which I… (read more)

Firefox will no longer load. Task manager shows it is running, but nothing comes up on screen. All of this seemed to have started when I downloaded Thunderbird, which I have also deleted off the computer. That is the only thing I have downloaded on this computer. I have noticed a white box appears on screen, bottom right corner every time I try to open Firefox. Nothing is in the box. I have deleted and reinstalled the software. Nothing seems to work.

My system is Windows 10

Asked by galtwho 2 hours ago

Gmail and Google do not recognize me and require that I "ID" myself through my cell phone

Please tell me how to fix this. I am a PC, not a mac. If i leave gmail for an instant, I have to go through a long routine to get back in. I do check the box that say… (read more)

Please tell me how to fix this. I am a PC, not a mac. If i leave gmail for an instant, I have to go through a long routine to get back in. I do check the box that says remember me on this computer. This does not happen on my phone. I love Firefox and don't want to use another browser.

Asked by ellen.mertins 2 hours ago

What is this...anybody? Occasionally instead of a legible, properly presented answer I will get A "CODED RESPONSE" like the attached below.

{"state":"success","url":"/display/confirm/quiz/75c674c4-90ee-491b-8108-c16ce90919bb/264263/confirmation?campaignId=264263&channelId=8847&medium=direct&source… (read more)

{"state":"success","url":"/display/confirm/quiz/75c674c4-90ee-491b-8108-c16ce90919bb/264263/confirmation?campaignId=264263&channelId=8847&medium=direct&source=travelchannel&payload=Ln1nFxkjHxCAkQJfP%2BeNlrPyuRumASS6dP3gowk%2F31U%3D&containerId=c6d9d631-fe55-4296-b1cc-3fb94dba950a&channel=website","entry":{"id":"83fc17fb-c260-4ba8-baa2-62df10055e9c","uid":"w268acbac45df20f586a25dafcf5ca416","ngx_ext_id":"dfc9c970c0165bb29bc10f76de076d71","ngx_ext_id_type":"integration_id","content":{},"quiz":{"score":0,"message":"Incorrect! But good news: you're still entered for a chance to win $10,000 cash.","total":1,"payload":"Ln1nFxkjHxCAkQJfP+eNlrPyuRumASS6dP3gowk/31U="}},"route":{"routeRef":"display:route:activate","token":"|:|xstiBiP-j7Ul44jtyy9yw1PJ3jpooJM0sOHn7HkQ-Yk"}}

Asked by BeBop4000 8 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 hours ago

Why are bookmarks not automatically saved in the search engine (Firefox) you are using?

Windows 8.1 would not load last Wednesday, so I "refreshed" it using F10; which stated all files and apps would be retained (what a lie.) Most apps were disabled, or rem… (read more)

Windows 8.1 would not load last Wednesday, so I "refreshed" it using F10; which stated all files and apps would be retained (what a lie.) Most apps were disabled, or removed, and needed to be re-loaded, as well as about 200 updates which needed to be downloaded, and still being downloaded. When re-loading Firefox my previous bookmarks were not retained, although I think may have located them via a Microsoft remedy (Firefox remedies have been fruitless.) They are not not the old Firefox folder (my most recent entry was 2019,) and not in the places Firefox has suggested looking. I will backup my current 5 days worth of bookmarks, when all of the downloads are current, and try to download the Microsoft suggestion. My question is; why are they NOT automatically saved? And if somebody has a remedy for me please send it as I will not do anything with my bookmarks for a few days.

Asked by newsie2000 6 hours ago

Last reply by newsie2000 3 hours ago

Youtube still plays video after going back to just Youtube.com

So after I watched a video i noticed that if i go back via the button on my mouse or by pressing the button in the browser it sends me from the video link from youtube to… (read more)

So after I watched a video i noticed that if i go back via the button on my mouse or by pressing the button in the browser it sends me from the video link from youtube to youtube.com but still plays the video the only way i found for going around that is going back twice or by refreshing the page after i have gone to the front page of youtube.

Asked by f3ate 3 hours ago

network solutions email login

I am unable to login to my Network Solutions email using my FIREFOX browser (which is my "go to" browser). I can login on MICROSOFT EDGE but I do all my personal and bus… (read more)

I am unable to login to my Network Solutions email using my FIREFOX browser (which is my "go to" browser). I can login on MICROSOFT EDGE but I do all my personal and business activity on FIREFOX.

Asked by bob304 4 hours ago

Last reply by bob304 3 hours ago

Downloads

I'm working on an iMac, Monterey 12.6 and using Firefox 105.0.1. In Settings, I can only choose to have downloaded files be saved in the Downloads folder. If I were to ch… (read more)

I'm working on an iMac, Monterey 12.6 and using Firefox 105.0.1. In Settings, I can only choose to have downloaded files be saved in the Downloads folder. If I were to check the box "Always ask you where to save files", it won't fully download or will be sent elsewhere on the Mac hard drive. I tried reading other articles that dealt with changing True/False settings in Firefox, but I really have no idea how to do that and if it made it worse. How can I fix this properly so that when I choose to download a file, I can also choose to save it in a specific folder? I'm also not sure if the Applications choices (how Firefox handles various files) is incomplete or not working.

Asked by guvnor1 8 hours ago

Last reply by guvnor1 3 hours ago

How to create a Windows 10 desktop shortcut which starts a new instance of Firefox with a specific URL

Preamble: for most of the day I have Firefox open with several tabs. For a specific project I want Firefox open with one tab showing a specific webpage. At the same time … (read more)

Preamble: for most of the day I have Firefox open with several tabs. For a specific project I want Firefox open with one tab showing a specific webpage. At the same time I don't want to delete the existing tabs in the existing instance of Firefox - I want to keep them running in the background. Question: how do I create a desktop shortcut which opens a new single instance of Firefox with a single tab showing a specific URL ?

Asked by pacman101 7 hours ago

Last reply by pacman101 4 hours ago

firefox only browser not loading a site ppers certificate error

Firefox is the only browser that I cannot load a site. With firefox I get: Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connection to licensing.nypdonline.org. Pee… (read more)

Firefox is the only browser that I cannot load a site.

With firefox I get: Secure Connection Failed

An error occurred during a connection to licensing.nypdonline.org. Peer’s Certificate has been revoked.

Error code: SEC_ERROR_REVOKED_CERTIFICATE

   The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified.

All other browsers see the site as OK

Asked by katstuff 5 hours ago

Last reply by vladhriscu88 4 hours ago