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How do I access my account? I used to have one it was a iMac that went dark, so I got a macbook

I just want to access my account so I can get my paid for ad blockers. I went into the security nightmare and I thought I was setting up two part security with an app I … (read more)

I just want to access my account so I can get my paid for ad blockers. I went into the security nightmare and I thought I was setting up two part security with an app I just got. I lost the app???? Where and how do I use this site? Can I watch youtube sometime to night or is it gone forever to me??


/moved thread from Firefox for iOS (for iPhone/iPad) section to Firefox section as you are using macOS.

Asked by thomas_kiechle 2 months ago

Most Visted bar

How do I delete websites from Most Visited Bar that I previously set up? Mac Book Pro. /moved thread from Firefox for iOS (for iPhone/iPad) to Firefox (desktop) as you … (read more)

How do I delete websites from Most Visited Bar that I previously set up? Mac Book Pro.



/moved thread from Firefox for iOS (for iPhone/iPad) to Firefox (desktop) as you are using macOS on MacBook.

Asked by jmgpilot 2 months ago

Latest Firefox update does NOT WORK with postage sites such as eBay or Pirateship.

The most recent Firefox for iOS is causing postage to NOT PRINT PROPERLY.... both through eBay postage as well as Pirateship. When I try to print same label from a PC lap… (read more)

The most recent Firefox for iOS is causing postage to NOT PRINT PROPERLY.... both through eBay postage as well as Pirateship.

When I try to print same label from a PC laptop, it prints fine.

I'm primarily on a MAC, and do a lot of postage, so it would be nice if there was a fix.... or workaround other than using a PC...

Thoughts?

Asked by slackman69 1 week ago

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Lost Tab in Mozilla Toolbar Menu

Dear Mozilla community, I was re-ordering the main tabs for daily use. The little blue line that indicates a move-change was about to show up when my finger slipped from … (read more)

Dear Mozilla community, I was re-ordering the main tabs for daily use. The little blue line that indicates a move-change was about to show up when my finger slipped from the Apple Magic trackpad. The TAB that I use for dissertation work (PHD) disappeared. Thinking that it simply was transferred to the my Bookmarks, I checked there. No joy. I also checked to the bookmark menu TAB for my university teaching work. Not there either? Hmm. I searched for the Bookmark (PHD) and I am not able to locate it.

Any suggestions?

I would be most grateful.

Sincerely, AM

Asked by alistairmeister 2 years ago

Answered by alistairmeister 2 years ago

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Single URL sites are redirecting to Google Search

I use Firefox for my office, and there are several URLs internal to my company that work with a single word. For example: "xyz/12345" is the same as "http://xyz.company.c… (read more)

I use Firefox for my office, and there are several URLs internal to my company that work with a single word.

For example: "xyz/12345" is the same as "http://xyz.company.com/12345" which opens the resource 12345.

This used to work absolutely fine until the latest update.

Current: 78.0.1 (64-bit) on MAC OS 10.15.5

Now, xyz/12345 searches google instead of navigating to the website. I do still need google search on the browser bar, as I use it frequently as well.

Having to type out http://xyz/12345 is an overhead that I would like to avoid.

Please suggest if there are any workarounds that could be used to get this working again.

Asked by DetectiveShrek 2 years ago

Answered by DetectiveShrek 1 year ago

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Site claims third-party cookies blocked but Enhanced Protection is disabled - how to fix?

I have problems with multiple sites that claim that third-party cookies are blocked and do not work even though though the Enhanced Tracking Protection is disabled for t… (read more)

I have problems with multiple sites that claim that third-party cookies are blocked and do not work even though though the Enhanced Tracking Protection is disabled for the site (the shield icon is grey and striked-through). In particular it is teams.microsoft.com and Instapaper (their saving bookmarklet sends me always to a site reading "enable unrestricted third-party cookie access for www.instapaper.com" - though this might be a different issue than Teams).

I have read https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enhanced-tracking-protection-firefox-desktop?redirectslug=enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences&redirectlocale=en-US#w_how-to-tell-when-firefox-is-protecting-you and https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/websites-say-cookies-are-blocked-unblock-them (trying even to "forget" the teams website; not doing the full wipe out of everything).

How to troubleshoot / fix this? I am a technical person so I can dig into it if just somebody points me in the right direction...

Thank you!

Asked by jakubholy.net 2 years ago

Last reply by jakubholy.net 2 years ago

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Firefox Developer v80 Mac OS failes to render new css even after cache flush and reload

I've been using Firefox Developer version for some time now on Mac OS and have never had a problem like this before. However, since version 80, Firefox Developer fails t… (read more)

I've been using Firefox Developer version for some time now on Mac OS and have never had a problem like this before.

However, since version 80, Firefox Developer fails to render the new css after a change and save has been made to the style sheet even after multiple browser refreshes. Caching on the server end has been disabled so I'm really trying to find a solution to this issue as it has forced me to find alternative browsers to develop with like Safari since Firefox Developer has become unusable for me.

I've gone through and performed manual cache flushes on the browser from the settings/preferences panel. On occasion, by quitting Firefox Developer edition and relaunching it will then render the new changes but only after a quit and relaunch and sometimes using a private window as well. This is happening with multiple hosting services so it's not any particular provider.

This is most annoying. I've even reset Firefox Developer a number of times to default settings without any extensions etc. and still the problem exists.

Earlier version of Firefox Developer don't seem to be exhibiting this problem. I'm not running any proxy's or special configurations with the settings either.

Any assistance to finding a workaround would be greatly appreciated or I'm going to have to stop using Firefox Developer version altogether.

Thank you,

Asked by dan139 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Time consuming process to access Yahoo mail via Firefox

I recently purchased a 2020 iMac and have found accessing my yahoo mail account cumbersome. Each time I open Firefox, I have to start from scratch to access my yahoo emai… (read more)

I recently purchased a 2020 iMac and have found accessing my yahoo mail account cumbersome. Each time I open Firefox, I have to start from scratch to access my yahoo emails (search for yahoo mail sign-in link, enter yahoo email account, enter yahoo password). Incredibly time-consuming and frustrating. On my previous iMac (purchased 2008!), yahoo mail opened immediately when Firefox opened, making it very easy to quickly check my email. I have been unable to reproduce this rapid access route, despite spending a few hours on the phone with Yahoo (which finally gave up and suggested asking Firefox). Bookmark for yahoo mail vanishes when Firefox is closed and then re-opened. Same for top sites. Direct yahoo email access remains only as long as Firefox remains open. I would appreciate help in creating an efficient route from opening Firefox to reading my yahoo emails. Thanks!

Asked by georgeleehorton 1 year ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 1 year ago

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Disaster with new version

I downloaded the latest version of Firefox, but now I have lost all my bookmarks and settings. I can't seem to get back to my old profile. What can I do to restore my boo… (read more)

I downloaded the latest version of Firefox, but now I have lost all my bookmarks and settings. I can't seem to get back to my old profile. What can I do to restore my bookmarks and settings?

Asked by petegor 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Can history suggestions prioritize subdirectories?

Hi there! I would is there any way to have Firefox search bar history prioritize subdirectories? I typically only visit these subdirectory URLs and not the main one. For… (read more)

Hi there!

I would is there any way to have Firefox search bar history prioritize subdirectories? I typically only visit these subdirectory URLs and not the main one.

For example, when I go to reddit I would want to visit "https://www.reddit.com/r/all/", but Firefox puts "https://www.reddit.com/" at the top of the list when I type in "red".

The same happens for sites such as Discord. I would like "https://discordapp.com/app" to be the first in the list when I type, but "https://discordapp.com/".

I have tried to search on this forum and wasn't able to find anything. I have also added a bookmark to the subdirectories and bumped up "places.frecency.bookmarkVisitBonus" to 5000. However, the basic URL remains at the top of the suggestions.

Asked by Phill 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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bookmarks toolbar

just switched to 2020 MacBook Air. when adding a bookmark to the bookmark toolbar, the icon and name shows. How do I delete the name so only the icon shows? Not sure i… (read more)

just switched to 2020 MacBook Air. when adding a bookmark to the bookmark toolbar, the icon and name shows. How do I delete the name so only the icon shows? Not sure if it's part of the new touchpad or what!!!

Asked by apvisionMac 1 year ago

Last reply by Chinmay 1 year ago

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i can't scroll down on the privacy & security preferences so I can't reach the segment where I can delete cache/cookies. what do i do? turned off the Mac laptop and turned it back on. nothing. i HATE that there is no person to talk to over the phone!

I followed the instructions on the help site. Went to preferences. Went to Privacy and Security. But when I try to scroll down to find the Delete Cache/Cookies (or whate… (read more)

I followed the instructions on the help site. Went to preferences. Went to Privacy and Security.

But when I try to scroll down to find the Delete Cache/Cookies (or whatever it says -- I don't know because I can't get to it!), my laptop scrolls down to Sync, the next category below Privacy & Security.

I turned off the Mac laptop and turned it back on. nothing. Help.

I'm sure I'm doing something incredibly stupid and it's a quick fix. If only there were a phone number to call . . .

Asked by joanryan1 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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accessing Twitter

I suddenly am unable to access Twitter on Firefox, either when I use my bookmark for Twitter or when I search for Twitter on Google and click on the link to the main Twit… (read more)

I suddenly am unable to access Twitter on Firefox, either when I use my bookmark for Twitter or when I search for Twitter on Google and click on the link to the main Twitter homepage. Nothing happens with either case. The other browser I use (Safari) has no problems accessing Twitter.

Asked by Doug 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Will Firefox retain open tabs and saved browsing sessions when upgrading Mac operating system?

Hi, I'm wanting to upgrade my Mac OS. Will all my Firefox data be retained including my saved sessions? Will opening Firefox have everything just like it was before the u… (read more)

Hi, I'm wanting to upgrade my Mac OS. Will all my Firefox data be retained including my saved sessions? Will opening Firefox have everything just like it was before the update, so that the last current session will open up with all the previously open tabs?

Asked by 777bb 1 year ago

Last reply by la3amon 1 year ago

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Developer Edition icon and functionality missing

Last night, I noticed that the usual Dock icon for Firefox developer Edition had changed from Blue Fox to what looked like the App Store brush/pencil triangle. I restarte… (read more)

Last night, I noticed that the usual Dock icon for Firefox developer Edition had changed from Blue Fox to what looked like the App Store brush/pencil triangle. I restarted but it persisted. Removed the application and re-downloaded and re-installed, but same issue. I then noticed that all the Tools -> Web Developer tools had gone from the menu. Likewise, doing Firefox -> About inserted 'about:preferences' in the search bar, but nothing else happened. Tried launching the settings from the right side hamburger menu, again nothing happened.

Read around a bit, and deleted one of two profiles from ~/Library/ApplicationSupport/..., then tried re-install and restart the Developer Edition, but that complained that a profile was missing. Restored the profile I deleted, but same problem as before.

I'm stumped. Can anyone help with this one please? I'm on Mac, latest version of Mojave.

Thanks

Asked by Tony Dunn 1 year ago

Answered by Tony Dunn 1 year ago

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"top sites" added to privacy settings for search bar saving my sites visited when I specifically didn't want that

Hi I have had my firefox setup so that it didn't show the urls drop down with sites I last visited so people didn't see what I looked at so I could be private. Yet this "… (read more)

Hi I have had my firefox setup so that it didn't show the urls drop down with sites I last visited so people didn't see what I looked at so I could be private. Yet this "Top Sites" checkbox was added recently and caused my url bar to show past sites visited. I find this a privacy violation.

Asked by c4 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago