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feature request - rollback recent update with search engine selection after starting typing using the address bar

With respect to this paragraph in this article: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/search-firefox-address-bar?as=u#w_use-a-different-search The recent updates are worse… (read more)

With respect to this paragraph in this article: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/search-firefox-address-bar?as=u#w_use-a-different-search

The recent updates are worsening the usability.

Before the update, I used to do the following steps in order to search anything using an alternative search engine:

  1. press CTRL + L to focus the address bar
  2. type my search query
  3. press ALT + ↓ until the desired search engine is selected
  4. press ENTER to submit the query

Now, after the update, an additional step has been introduced

  1. press CTRL + L to focus the address bar
  2. type my search query
  3. press ALT + ↓ until the desired search engine is selected
  4. press ENTER to confirm the selection of the search engine
  5. press ENTER to submit the query

Yeah, it's just a single keypress more, but multiply it by a couple of hundreds times a day I need to do that, and you will get why I'm taking the time to report it.

Please get rid of step 4

Asked by leonixyz 11 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 11 months ago

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Firefox sticker

I really want to have a Mozilla sticker on my laptop as I really like the web-browser and that it cares for its users. Does anyone have any idea how can I get one,I would… (read more)

I really want to have a Mozilla sticker on my laptop as I really like the web-browser and that it cares for its users. Does anyone have any idea how can I get one,I would throw some bucks if I have to for them? I would be really thankful if anyone can give me any suggestions! (I really like the dinosaur one)

Asked by Martin000 11 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 11 months ago

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Sorting the Overflow Menu

Hi all. I have been looking for some time for an extension or method that will help me sort the extensions that end up in the Overflow Menu. It becomes impossible to find… (read more)

Hi all. I have been looking for some time for an extension or method that will help me sort the extensions that end up in the Overflow Menu. It becomes impossible to find anything with them all shoved in there with no rhyme or reason, and I def do not want to have to put them in alpha order (or maintain them that way).

Asked by 8th.Half.Hour 11 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 11 months ago

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Better fix for question mark boxes in Firefox ?

This fixed my problem with question mark boxes (which I have seen, then not seen, then seen again over versions of FF on a Mac): https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questio… (read more)

This fixed my problem with question mark boxes (which I have seen, then not seen, then seen again over versions of FF on a Mac): https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1178462

But the answer is 3 years old and nearly 30 FF versions ago, and furthermore requires lowering security. Is there a newer, better solution for fixing the problem with seeing question mark boxes instead of glyphs for certain fonts? (And one that doesn't require me to constantly toggle "Allow pages to choose their own fonts, instead of your selections above" in Preferences, which only works sometimes anyway.)

Asked by Tim 11 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 11 months ago

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Constantly have to force quit, cannot clear history, etc

Hello,unfortunately I am not the most computer savvy person (sorry). I have been experiencing a few problems with Firefox over the last month or so. I currently use a Mac… (read more)

Hello,unfortunately I am not the most computer savvy person (sorry). I have been experiencing a few problems with Firefox over the last month or so. I currently use a Mac desktop and a Macbook and they sync together. I keep Firefox up to date as updates become available. My Macbook is fine but on my desktop I frequently have to Force Quit the application. In addition, I cannot clear my browsing history, cannot add a new bookmark nor able to delete a bookmark. I thought at first that maybe a bookmark I added may have caused a problem (?) on my desktop but the problem did not transfer over to my laptop upon syncing. I was thinking of uninstalling Firefox and reinstalling it but I wanted to get an expert opinion. Is there a fix for this problem, have I done something wrong? As well, in your opinion are ad blocking applications such as 'ADBLOCK' or 'U BLOCK ORIGIN' compatible with Firefox / Apple Mac? Thank you in advance for any assistance you can give me, and thank you for continually delivering a superior browser!

Asked by Jim 11 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 11 months ago

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confirmation email at Sync Login

I have a new windows 10 laptop i just installed firefox as a try to enable sync i type in my email i type in my password it ask for the PIN sent to email, but i did not g… (read more)

I have a new windows 10 laptop

i just installed firefox

as a try to enable sync i type in my email i type in my password it ask for the PIN sent to email, but i did not get the email ( i checked spam )

i retry to enable sync and i get :

The confirmation email we sent to ***@***.*** was returned and we’ve locked your account to protect your Firefox data. If this is a valid email address, let us know and we can help unlock your account.

my email is working i did test and its working fine

how do i get sync to work?

Asked by guaasamo 11 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 11 months ago

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Unable to Log-in to Outlook Using Firfox...

I am unable to log-in to Outlook through my Firefox Browser, I can however, log in using MS Edge and IE browsers. I have tried: Refreshing Firefox Deleting Cookies, Cash… (read more)

I am unable to log-in to Outlook through my Firefox Browser, I can however, log in using MS Edge and IE browsers. I have tried:

  • Refreshing Firefox
  • Deleting Cookies, Cashe, and History
  • Disabling the "Block Pop-Ups" option
  • Clearing any saved data, i.e. log-ins, passwords, etc.
  • Uninstalling FF, Shutting down, rebooting, reinstalling, downloading FF, and logging in to Outlook without first logging in to my FF account, and after logging in to my FF account
  • Making FF my default mail app in my default programs.

Nothing works!!! Please Help. -David

Asked by dross2 11 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 11 months ago

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Firefox recently changed the Show all Bookmarks shortcut

Firefox recently changed the Show all Bookmarks shortcut from Ctrl + Shift + B to Ctrl + Shift + O. Ctrl + Shift + B shortcut moved from Show all Bookmarks to Show/hide t… (read more)

Firefox recently changed the Show all Bookmarks shortcut from Ctrl + Shift + B to Ctrl + Shift + O.

Ctrl + Shift + B shortcut moved from Show all Bookmarks to Show/hide the Bookmarks toolbar.

For what reason and how stupid do you have to be to change something that had remained unchanged for years?

Or am I the stupid who cannot understand what the inevitable reason is to complicate people's lives?

Thanks.

Nomen

Asked by nomenomen404 11 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 11 months ago

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Firefox straight up not playing streaming content

As the title says - no Podcasts, YouTube, or embedded videos. It's possible it may be an add-on issue, but given that the issue is so completely comprehensive, likely not… (read more)

As the title says - no Podcasts, YouTube, or embedded videos. It's possible it may be an add-on issue, but given that the issue is so completely comprehensive, likely not.

Asked by myers.1001 11 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 11 months ago

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I am not receiving notifications on Firefox when gmail tab is closed.

On Chrome, if I close my gmail tab, I still receive notifications for new emails. On Firefox, I'm not receiving any notification.s I am using MacOS Catalina and Firefox 8… (read more)

On Chrome, if I close my gmail tab, I still receive notifications for new emails. On Firefox, I'm not receiving any notification.s I am using MacOS Catalina and Firefox 85.0b3 (64-bit). I checked the OSX System Preferences and Firefox is allowed to send out notifications. Any ideas on how to fix this?

Asked by weyseal 11 months ago

Last reply by Wesley Branton 11 months ago

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Video will not play on Firefox

I cannot get any video to play on Firefox. I am running it on Windows 10. I have tried video on Facebook and YouTube, nothing plays. I get a blue circle rotating on the s… (read more)

I cannot get any video to play on Firefox. I am running it on Windows 10. I have tried video on Facebook and YouTube, nothing plays. I get a blue circle rotating on the screen as if it is trying to load, nothing loads up. I have tried playing video using Microsoft Edge on my computer and all video works there.

Asked by hoopvol 11 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 11 months ago

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unable to play any videos in Firebox

As of three days ago I am unable to play any videos from any web sites. It just stopped working after the latest FF update. I have reset Firefox, deleted cookies and, an… (read more)

As of three days ago I am unable to play any videos from any web sites. It just stopped working after the latest FF update. I have reset Firefox, deleted cookies and, any addons, disabled Use hardware acceleration. Allow audio and video is selected. I have tried all the fixes I could find on Google and yet nothing makes anything play. It just gives a black screen and spins. I can play videos find on any other browser.

Other switching to Chrome I am about to give up. Help?

Asked by Maritas1 11 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 11 months ago

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feedback about why I no longer use this browser

I dislike how bad the customer service is. Firefox doesn't listen to anyone and works hard to make sure they cannot listen to anyone. Notice how this link doesn't work: h… (read more)

I dislike how bad the customer service is. Firefox doesn't listen to anyone and works hard to make sure they cannot listen to anyone. Notice how this link doesn't work: https://qsurvey.mozilla.com/s3/Give-feedback-landing-page

However, the main reason I no longer use this is the back and forward buttons don't work on 3rd part mice. It;s really annoying, and I don't want to get carpal tunnel over manually reaching for buttons that don't actually require that.

In short, I'm not a masochist. I want products that are not frustrating; who doesn't? The "community" (i.e. outsourced customer service to unpaid lemmings who give their one and only lives to this for some reason) doesn't result in changes or answers.

Because Mozilla refused to receive feedback elsewhere, I need to post this here to give them some kind of a clue that they're moving in the wrong direction. 3rd party hardware is everywhere. Accommodate it or fall behind into uselessness.

Asked by whydoesntthisjustworkproperly 11 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 11 months ago

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Bookmarks and password History

hi.. I have done new windows 10 in my laptop . prior to that I synchronized my all data with firefox account now when i signed in again i have lost access to all my book… (read more)

hi.. I have done new windows 10 in my laptop . prior to that I synchronized my all data with firefox account now when i signed in again i have lost access to all my bookmarks and history and all other data.please help me.

Asked by Zohaib Salman 11 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 11 months ago

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Secure Connection Failed

ecure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connection to www.myutiitsl.com. PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the … (read more)

ecure Connection Failed

An error occurred during a connection to www.myutiitsl.com. PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR

   The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified.
   Please contact the website owners to inform them of this problem.

Asked by csccenterraipur 11 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 11 months ago

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Automatic fill of username and password on creating user account form

I am a web developer. I am having an issue regarding the auto-fill for username and password. The auto-fill is filling the username and password for the login form in my … (read more)

I am a web developer. I am having an issue regarding the auto-fill for username and password.

The auto-fill is filling the username and password for the login form in my web app which is good but in creating user account the fields email and password are automatically filled which is not good.

The opera, edge and google chrome browsers works just fine.

Thank you.

Asked by mitzvon 11 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 11 months ago