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Is there a convinient way to switch back to the old Theme before the newest update?

Hello, I'd like to know whether there is an way to get the old firefox back, the one before the recent update. atleast optics wise. I prefer the much cleaner style of the… (read more)

Hello, I'd like to know whether there is an way to get the old firefox back, the one before the recent update. atleast optics wise. I prefer the much cleaner style of the old one to the new one.

Asked by Pwnyhorst 4 days ago

Answered by Felipe 4 days ago

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Page Actions disappeared in 89.0

I'm used to send links to my phone using windows "Your Phone" from the page actions option. However when I updated the browser to the newest version 89.0 I couldn't find … (read more)

I'm used to send links to my phone using windows "Your Phone" from the page actions option. However when I updated the browser to the newest version 89.0 I couldn't find the three dots anymore.

Asked by mohdyaser3 5 days ago

Answered by Chris Ilias 5 days ago

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google.com page...can't type in search

With the latest release of FF, when I load the google.com page and try to type in the search box, FF moves my cursor to the FF address box. How can make this stop? !!!!!… (read more)

With the latest release of FF, when I load the google.com page and try to type in the search box, FF moves my cursor to the FF address box. How can make this stop? !!!!! I have the same problem with Chrome and I hate it. To make matters worse, when FF has moved my cursor (without my permission!!!!) into the address box and I type a question, FF tells me it's a BAD URL !!!!!!

Asked by newmarket2 6 days ago

Answered by Franz_von_Suppe 6 days ago

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graphics problem? images are corrupted, text is blocky / discolored / missing

seemingly at random, images displayed in firefox will look incredibly messed up (like artifacting, and discolored chunks or stripes), text will be missing (as small as a … (read more)

seemingly at random, images displayed in firefox will look incredibly messed up (like artifacting, and discolored chunks or stripes), text will be missing (as small as a few letters or as much as a page having no visible text at all), text will be discolored (usually a bright color like neon green or pink), and/or or text will appear blocky (sometimes manifesting as the font looking a little thicker and less HD, sometimes as bad as just being illegible rectangles). text with missing letters is able to be read while highlighted, but text that has become blocky is still unable to be read (still blocky) even while highlighted. i don't know if discolored text is affected by highlighting.

these issues happen regardless of what website i'm on, and will also happen on new tab pages or on firefox settings pages. it isn't consistent, it comes and goes. refreshing the page doesn't help or change anything, but if i close the tab and then navigate to the page again it's often different.

i've attached all the examples i've thought to capture, which isn't much. it can make the browser practically unusable at times.

i have firefox version 89.0 (64bit, auto updates enabled), on a windows 10 with 8GB of RAM and AMD FX-9800P RADEON R7 (i honestly.. don't know what that part means, but thought it could help) i previously had "Use recommended performance settings" and "Use hardware acceleration when available" enabled in firefox, but i turned them both off in an attempt to fix the problem. it didn't help.

i can't say for sure when this issue began, as i haven't used firefox much until recently, but i think it's been happening for over a month now. none of the other programs i use appear to be having visual problems, just firefox. at some point a year or more ago, i ran firefox on this computer without issue.

Asked by radicalstripes 6 days ago

Answered by cor-el 5 days ago

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Tabs are no longer delineated

Since updating to the latest version my tabs are all just sitting out in the open without any lines delineating each one and they don't appear to be formatted correctly a… (read more)

Since updating to the latest version my tabs are all just sitting out in the open without any lines delineating each one and they don't appear to be formatted correctly as per the "MUTED" text which has appeared and is not needed.

Please tell me this is not the new interface.

Asked by Oldneweng 1 week ago

Answered by Lisi 4 days ago

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Cursor goes to address bar instead of search bar

In Ubuntu 18.04, I bring up a new page, click in the search bar in the middle of the page. Then when I start typing it jumps to the address bar although I have already pl… (read more)

In Ubuntu 18.04, I bring up a new page, click in the search bar in the middle of the page. Then when I start typing it jumps to the address bar although I have already placed and preferred the search bar to the right. No! NO! NO!

I use Duck Duck Go but Google does the same.

It is bad enough that the upgrade was automatically loaded but on top of that, changing preferences including dumping my home page. Change privacy settings without asking ( to a lower level on top of that ).

Really POOR form.

Asked by dee3 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 week ago

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going back to Firefox version 88 (and throw new version 89 in the trash!!!)???

I've used Firefox for years, and this is, by far, the worst update to date...... the newly upgraded version of Firefox 89 is horrendous!!! How did you manage to get it ap… (read more)

I've used Firefox for years, and this is, by far, the worst update to date......

the newly upgraded version of Firefox 89 is horrendous!!! How did you manage to get it approved for "universal design" to make it "disability friendly"? I find it visually unfriendly, it does not allow for the level of adaptation some of us might need to make it more visually friendly and easier to navigate

please provide instructions for those of us who prefer to go back to version 88! or make additional changes to correct version 89 to make it more user-friendly like version 88 was......please!!!!

(and lesson learned, I will stop doing "upgrade/update available" if it's going to result in the horrifically unfriendly version I'm having to deal with right now )(or else you all are really trying to push people to Chrome and/or Edge, which I assure you, is not my preference)

please fix asap!!!

Asked by bassets4cat 1 week ago

Last reply by Chris Ilias 1 week ago

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Feedback

How can I submit feedback to the developers? I click Feedback in Help and get the new tab, sign-in labyrinth that goes nowhere fast and is frustrating beyond belief! Basi… (read more)

How can I submit feedback to the developers? I click Feedback in Help and get the new tab, sign-in labyrinth that goes nowhere fast and is frustrating beyond belief! Basically I want to complain about today's "New" Firefox Format - it takes up too much space on my screen - I hate it!

Asked by kerryok5 1 week ago

Last reply by Chris Ilias 3 days ago

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google search box in centre of homescreen not working

Firefox just up-dated itself to latest version after 88.01. And now, while the google search box appears in the centre of my homepage, like it has always done, as soon as… (read more)

Firefox just up-dated itself to latest version after 88.01. And now, while the google search box appears in the centre of my homepage, like it has always done, as soon as I start typing into it, the search defaults to that horrible Chrome-like search bar at the top of the screen. How do Istop this? Or can I revert to my much loved earlier?

Asked by celticsoles 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 week ago

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Win10 FF 89.0 Home page, center search box, defaults to the top hearder search box. Solution?

89.0 update FF home page center search box. When clicking on it, the cursor blinks as normal. When typing, it defaults to the header search box. Any solution? … (read more)

89.0 update

FF home page center search box.

When clicking on it, the cursor blinks as normal. When typing, it defaults to the header search box. Any solution?

Asked by 1219patrickm 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 week ago

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Where is the share-button gone?

In the old firefox, I had the opportunity to share websites and f. e. send them from my laptop to my stationary computer. I think there were three dots ... next to the ur… (read more)

In the old firefox, I had the opportunity to share websites and f. e. send them from my laptop to my stationary computer. I think there were three dots ... next to the url. But that is gone. I used that a lot for websites that I needed to print out (my laptop isn't connected to the printer's vpn).

What now? I don't think I can use pocket for that, since that saves all the websites, I just need to send them once.

Asked by corneliust 4 hours ago

Answered by Franz_von_Suppe 4 hours ago

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Forwarding tab / url to others

I used to have "three dots" in the url location that would allow me to forward urls to others. Those "3 dots" are no longer available for me to forward/send locations to… (read more)

I used to have "three dots" in the url location that would allow me to forward urls to others. Those "3 dots" are no longer available for me to forward/send locations to others. What can I do?

Asked by Alan H 5 hours ago

Answered by Franz_von_Suppe 4 hours ago

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How to fix duplicate bookmarks issue once and for all??

I'm using the latest version of Firefox (89.0) on both of my Windows 7 computers as well as on my iPhone. I have this really annoying glitch where I'll bookmark a page, a… (read more)

I'm using the latest version of Firefox (89.0) on both of my Windows 7 computers as well as on my iPhone. I have this really annoying glitch where I'll bookmark a page, and Firefox will occasionally duplicate that bookmark hundreds of times. I've gone in and deleted the duplicates, but then the problem re-occurs, so I'm trying to figure out how to finally fix this! I've already spent several hours looking through your help forums and trying to fix it, but nothing seems to work. Here's what I've done:

I turned off sync on all my devices. I also noticed that I had the iCloud synch extension on one of my computers, so I removed that, since I read that might cause some issues. Then I went and cleaned up the bookmarks on one of my computers, deleting all the duplicate entries, and I exported an HTML version of my bookmarks to my computer and also created a backup .json file. I refreshed Firefox on that computer. And I changed my sync password, since I read somewhere that that would supposedly force my old data to be deleted from Firefox's server.

Then I turned sync back on on that one computer, hoping that the latest version of my bookmarks that were on that computer would now update to Firefox's server. But instead of replacing the old bookmarks file in the cloud, it simply added back the old duplicate bookmarks to my computer (which apparently never got deleted from Firefox servers, despite the password change). Super frustrating. Isn't there a way to force a one-way sync, so the version of the bookmarks file that I have locally -- which has the latest changes -- takes priority??

I then tried going to "Import bookmarks from HTML," hoping that the version I had previously saved would replace this bad, outdated version I had downloaded from the server, but that didn't seem to do anything (I guess import only adds new bookmarks but doesn't delete existing bookmarks?). Could I import the json file instead? If so, how do I do that? I've considered deleting all my bookmarks and then importing the html file again to see if that fixes it, but it looks like the html file doesn't include the bookmarks on my toolbar. Is that correct? If so, I don't want to lose them.

Not sure what this is so glitchy and so difficult to fix. Can someone please help?

Asked by scottgurian 10 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 1 hour ago

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Windows needed to be reinstalled, too many tabs open for Sync to work

Hi, my machine choked and died on the latest Windows update. I tried every trick I know, but eventually had to admit defeat and nuke'n'boot. Most' 'of my stuff was either… (read more)

Hi, my machine choked and died on the latest Windows update. I tried every trick I know, but eventually had to admit defeat and nuke'n'boot. Most' 'of my stuff was either backed up or kept on a non-OS drive, but I needed to reinstall Firefox. When I did, I found there is a limit to how many tabs Sync willl display at once from another device. That limit is 1,271 tabs, which is not all of mine - I'm pretty sure I had more than that open in a single one' 'of my seven open windows (though probably only the one window had that many).

Also, with the new Firefox update, while I can open all 1,271 at once, that just leads to Firefox crashing. When similar things happened in the past, I could open, say, fifty at a time, and kill Firefox's process every time it became too much for my computer, then reopen firefox with all those tabs open but not active, however with FF 89 I only seem to be able to open one or all.

To make matters worse, those 1,271 tabs I can see seem to be randomised each time, or at least randomly ordered, so I wouldn't even be able to methodically open all 1,271 with my usual method of killing firefox and reopening it.

Is there any way I can send the 1,271 straight to bookmarks, or open the entire session from the old install, or view more than the 1,271, or open the old synced tabs view, where I could open as many or as few as I wanted to, instead of all or (basically) nothing?

Thanks!

Asked by Matt 11 hours ago

Answered by Matt 11 hours ago

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search

I use google to search.Ive always used the bit in the middle of the screen to do this. but now, all of a sudden in firefox 89 im being forced to use the address bar at th… (read more)

I use google to search.Ive always used the bit in the middle of the screen to do this. but now, all of a sudden in firefox 89 im being forced to use the address bar at the top of the screen! how...or is there, a way to change this to how i used it before. any help would be appreciated. g.b.

Asked by graham.brooke1 14 hours ago

Answered by TyDraniu 14 hours ago