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Sync Bookmarks from a primary device

I see instructions for sync' to a phone, how do I initially (connect) sync to my desktop from my laptop? When I sync my bookmarks, how does is know which computer is the… (read more)

I see instructions for sync' to a phone, how do I initially (connect) sync to my desktop from my laptop?

When I sync my bookmarks, how does is know which computer is the primary (the one that I want to duplicate changes from)?

For example, I added new bookmarks and revised some old ones on my laptop and did not have the sync on my desktop at the same time. Now, if I sync my laptop to my desktop, how does it know which device is my primary (in this case my laptop) where I made all the changes?

My goal is to revise all the bookmarks currently on my desktop to reflect all the changes I made to them on my laptop. I'd like to do it without duplicates or displaying old desktop residual bookmarks that I deleted and/or modified on the laptop prior to sync to the desktop.

In this case, should I delete my bookmarks from my desktop and then sync to my laptop so as to seamlessly & efficiently have my bookmarks toolbar on the laptop look the same on the desktop?

Thank you for your help here! Christopher

Asked by comfeline 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Grammarly.com not letting me log in

Grammarly.com is not letting me log in because the continue bar keeps loading. It won't let me enter my email and press enter, nor is autofill working. I've contacted the… (read more)

Grammarly.com is not letting me log in because the continue bar keeps loading. It won't let me enter my email and press enter, nor is autofill working. I've contacted them, but the solutions they're telling me to do have had no success. I've already disabled other extensions to see if that was the problem, but it wasn't. I cleared cache and cookies, and I've also removed the autofill option as well. My firefox is up to date.

Asked by Kandyce 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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cookie management

Since the update that changed the cookie management, I have not been able to delete just my cache without losing all my cookies & login information. I'm no longer abl… (read more)

Since the update that changed the cookie management, I have not been able to delete just my cache without losing all my cookies & login information. I'm no longer able to automatically sign into a bunch of my sites.

Asked by dmacknair 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Responding to FredMcD who posted an answer to your question

FredMcD you asked if I could post a link to the Map . . this is the link to the page that has the map. Normally it would simply pop up as Elk Grove Village as that is the… (read more)

FredMcD you asked if I could post a link to the Map . . this is the link to the page that has the map. Normally it would simply pop up as Elk Grove Village as that is the website this is in, but it does not and I can not enter the name of the city in the box provided. The map is at the bottom of this page.

https://www.elkgrove.org/i-want-to/contact-the-village

Asked by phil_brennan 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Unwelcome pop-up on download

I'm downloading a lot of images, and every time I do so a popup box appears showing the most recent five downloads and a button to show all downloads, It covers some of t… (read more)

I'm downloading a lot of images, and every time I do so a popup box appears showing the most recent five downloads and a button to show all downloads, It covers some of the icons I use for downloading images which is frustrating. If I right click on any of the downloads one of the options is to Clear Preview Panel, so I assumed it was called Preview Panel, but help does not know about that and I can't find how to stop it coming up (it used not to until I did something, I don't know what) It's driving me crazy.

Asked by Bazza43 1 year ago

Answered by Dropa 1 year ago

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Keeping mouse cursor over new tab button stops adress bar from updating

My problem is this: If I click on the open new tab button, and then I keep my cursor there, such that I get the little tooltip "Open a new tab (Ctrl+T)..." , Firefox wil… (read more)

My problem is this:

If I click on the open new tab button, and then I keep my cursor there, such that I get the little tooltip "Open a new tab (Ctrl+T)..." , Firefox will stop the address bar from updating---it won't show my keyboard inputs, not will it search, or do anything else. This will resolve itself after I move my cursor away from the open new tab button and the tooltip stops showing, even my inputs will appear there.

This quite annoying, especially when opening a tab to search for something quickly...

Asked by frz 1 year ago

Answered by frz 1 year ago

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I've noticed that when I download a PDF attachment or file firefox open the file on same tab instead of new tab

I've noticed that when I download a PDF attachment or file firefox open the file on same tab instead of new tab. How to I change settings to open pdf on new tab and not … (read more)

I've noticed that when I download a PDF attachment or file firefox open the file on same tab instead of new tab.

How to I change settings to open pdf on new tab and not the same tab?

Asked by TheBrandPortal 1 year ago

Answered by Chris Ilias 1 year ago

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'Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed' just doesn't work.

I want to be able to close Firefox and have all cookies and site data removed - but I want to keep my history. Checking the box to do just this in 'Privacy & Securi… (read more)

I want to be able to close Firefox and have all cookies and site data removed - but I want to keep my history.

Checking the box to do just this in 'Privacy & Security' will delete cookies when I close Firefox - but all the site data remains. Under 'History' I have 'use custom settings' enabled, as well as 'remember browsing and download history'. I've tried various permutations of this, but can't get it to do what Firefox says it will.

Being able to do this is one of the main reason I want to use Firefox, but it doesn't seem to work. I have to manually delete both cookies and site data.

Any suggestions to try to delete cookies and site data when Firefox closes, but remember history?

Asked by rockpapersizzors 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 years ago

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BOOKMARKS-GONE!

i think my mozilla had recently an update. now all my bookmarks from Years back all gone!!!! thanks!!!! i tried to restore it but it says: unable to.... NOW WHAT???? … (read more)

i think my mozilla had recently an update. now all my bookmarks from Years back all gone!!!! thanks!!!! i tried to restore it but it says: unable to.... NOW WHAT????

Asked by good.food2525 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Access Denied

I am getting: "Access Denied You don't have permission to access "http://www.foxnews.com/" on this server. Reference #18.4f102017.1649951199.9ba34cde" Worked OK Previous… (read more)

I am getting: "Access Denied You don't have permission to access "http://www.foxnews.com/" on this server. Reference #18.4f102017.1649951199.9ba34cde" Worked OK Previous day. Nothing new on System. Other computers/Tablets OK.

Firefox 99.0.1 64 bit David Northrup

Asked by dnorthrup 2 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 years ago

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Opening New Tabs without Switching

So for starters I am fully aware of the "When you open a link, image or media in a new tab, switch to it immediately" setting, it is turned off. What I want to do is be … (read more)

So for starters I am fully aware of the "When you open a link, image or media in a new tab, switch to it immediately" setting, it is turned off.

What I want to do is be able to open new tabs from my bookmarks bar without immediately switching to them. Regardless of middle mouse click or right click and open new tab. Considering the mentioned setting is turned off I would assume that would solve the problem but it hasn't. It has however made it so when I'm browsing or looking through search engine results it doesn't open a new tab right away. But when I have a home/new tab open and am opening tabs from my bookmarks bar, it unfortunately switches to the new tab immediately. I have had this working on a previous install but am stumped as how to replicate.

Any help appreciated, thank you!

Asked by novagriffin14 1 year ago

Answered by Dropa 1 year ago

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No option for container extensions to be enabled in private browsing

For most extensions, there is an option to enable them in private windows; for both Multi-Account Containers and Temporary Containers, however, they cannot be used in pri… (read more)

For most extensions, there is an option to enable them in private windows; for both Multi-Account Containers and Temporary Containers, however, they cannot be used in private tabs with no option to allow them to. Is there any reason for this, and any way I can bypass the missing toggle?

Asked by ben.dowman 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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Missing Content Security Policy enable/disable setting on about:config

Hello, I noticed that a setting on the about:config page was removed: the "security.csp.enable" setting. I was using this setting to disable CSP to be able to load local… (read more)

Hello,

I noticed that a setting on the about:config page was removed: the "security.csp.enable" setting. I was using this setting to disable CSP to be able to load local JS scripts on some non-locally hosted sites, for debugging and development, work related purposes.

Was this setting really removed? Is there a way to disable CSP on Firefox on the latest version?

Thanks! Gabriel.

Asked by gabrielmuttiteixeira 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Options when right-clicking Firefox in Taskbar

When I right click Firefox in my taskbar I have a list of "recent" links show up. I have turned this off in about:config but they still show up. Any suggestions? … (read more)

When I right click Firefox in my taskbar I have a list of "recent" links show up. I have turned this off in about:config but they still show up. Any suggestions?

Asked by Doug Sheppard 1 year ago

Answered by Doug Sheppard 1 year ago

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"This time, search with" bar still shows after disabling it.

I've removed all address bar suggestions except bookmarks and yet I'm still seeing the "This time, search with" bar. Firefox support's "upload images" not working, so i … (read more)

I've removed all address bar suggestions except bookmarks and yet I'm still seeing the "This time, search with" bar.

Firefox support's "upload images" not working, so i uploaded screenshots on an external site.

Settings page

Address Bar

Asked by Kiran 1 year ago

Answered by YongHan 1 year ago

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Redirects

Every time I enter a link to a google service, I see a notice that says "Your should be redirected in a moment..." and then I get redirected to the Stanford University we… (read more)

Every time I enter a link to a google service, I see a notice that says "Your should be redirected in a moment..." and then I get redirected to the Stanford University website (https://pass.stanford.edu/signin.html). It is not a specific website redirecting me, but rather some algorithm is detecting a google link and sending me to Stanford University instead . For instance, if I paste in a link to a particular location in Google Maps, I will end up at Stanford instead. I have no idea how to fix this, but it makes me avoid Firefox and use Chrome because Chrome does not redirect. I would rather use Firefox.

Asked by bruce98 1 year ago

Answered by bruce98 1 year ago

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Repeated Cookies Pop-up

When I log on to the National Savings website using Firefox ( though not when I log in with Chrome) I get the pop-up requiring me to accept or edit Cookies at every page … (read more)

When I log on to the National Savings website using Firefox ( though not when I log in with Chrome) I get the pop-up requiring me to accept or edit Cookies at every page on this particular website. It even happens when I select LOG OFF. Hence it occurs maybe six or more times whilst I am browsing the website. I complained to NS&I but they report it is not caused by their system. I therefore assume it it something within Firefox which is the problem. Can someone please advise me how to prevent these pop-ups. My operating system is Windows 10.

Asked by grtate 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago