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Ebay and Amazon earches resurrect after relaunch

Hello dear Mozilla community! I've faced an issue with search engines configuration for Firefox on macOS. I'm doing the following: Removing all but one One-Click Search… (read more)

Hello dear Mozilla community!

I've faced an issue with search engines configuration for Firefox on macOS. I'm doing the following:

  1. Removing all but one One-Click Search Engines, leaving only one engine in the list (currently my preference is DuckDuckGo): https://user-media-prod-cdn.itsre-sumo.mozilla.net/uploads/images/2020-11-17-04-32-41-395a2a.png or https://imgur.com/DKqvzZ9
  2. When I type search request in the address bar I'm seeing nice and clean search suggestions from Search Provider of my choice: https://user-media-prod-cdn.itsre-sumo.mozilla.net/uploads/images/2020-11-17-04-32-13-a8d46c.png or https://imgur.com/a/slivHlF
  3. Close Firefox
  4. (not sure what other conditions needed)
  5. Open Firefox
  6. When typing search request in the address bar I see that Amazon and Ebay options are back and a suggestion line "This time, search with ..." as added by firefox: https://user-media-prod-cdn.itsre-sumo.mozilla.net/uploads/images/2020-11-17-04-32-02-4a25db.png or https://imgur.com/vjq0NCf
  7. In the preference I see that those two searches (Ebay and Amazon) were automatically re-added to One-Click Search Engines: https://user-media-prod-cdn.itsre-sumo.mozilla.net/uploads/images/2020-11-17-04-32-23-91dd1d.png or https://imgur.com/ibnlzLS

That issue is happening to me across different versions of firefox and isn't new. I've been seeing it for a few month hoping that to resolve in a newer versions. But as of right now I'm on 82.0.3 (64-bit) and the issue is still there.

It's a bit annoying as I have to my preferences literally every time I need to restart Firefox (which is especially annoying to do right after restarting FF to switch to a newer version).

Any suggestions and help is welcome!

Best regards, Serhii.

Asked by Serhii 2 years ago

Answered by Serhii 1 year ago

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pre options for cookie handling

Hi, is there a possability in Firefox to set an option to handle all cookie questions the same wayß Means: opt out any other things than ”functional essential”? Thank You… (read more)

Hi, is there a possability in Firefox to set an option to handle all cookie questions the same wayß Means: opt out any other things than ”functional essential”?

Thank You for Your Links!

Asked by lothar.siegel 2 years ago

Answered by Balázs Meskó 1 year ago

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Volume icon suddenly disappeared from Toolbar

Problem of the day, after really not doing anything else but restarting the iMac: the volume icon vanished and I could not figure out why and how to restore it. I'd appr… (read more)

Problem of the day, after really not doing anything else but restarting the iMac:

the volume icon vanished and I could not figure out why and how to restore it.

I'd appreciate advice for having it back as it is really impacting my used of websites that imply sound.

Thanks

Asked by Sue 1 year ago

Answered by Sue 1 year ago

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Firefox won't stay downloaded or signed in

Firefox won't stay downloaded to my computer. I am having to download it multiple times, especially if my computer has updates. On a separate note, when it does actually… (read more)

Firefox won't stay downloaded to my computer. I am having to download it multiple times, especially if my computer has updates.

On a separate note, when it does actually stay on my computer over night, it never keeps me signed in to my Firefox account. I have to log in to it daily to have my bookmarks and passwords.

Also, it never remembers the theme I have picked for it. I would love some advice on how to fix this.

I've read through a ton of articles, and I can't seem to find a fix.

Asked by victoria.womble 1 year ago

Answered by Amorain 1 year ago

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Retore Partial bookmark library

I want to restore part of a large bookmark library, say 100 out of 800. I have both HDMI and JSON backups but they seem to want to only restore the entire library. I seem… (read more)

I want to restore part of a large bookmark library, say 100 out of 800. I have both HDMI and JSON backups but they seem to want to only restore the entire library. I seem to be constantly "loosing" segments of my bookmarks. Some time later, they seem to show back up.???

Asked by Taz-D 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Unable to import logins using a csv file

I am unable to import logins using a csv file even though I followed instructions and enabled that functionality on the about:config page. After choosing "Import from a f… (read more)

I am unable to import logins using a csv file even though I followed instructions and enabled that functionality on the about:config page. After choosing "Import from a file" I get a page with a yellow header asking me to enter my "Primary Password" to view logins. When I click the "log in" button to do this, immediately I get an empty page that says "No synced logins found."

My logins disappeared after I "refreshed" Firefox. Now I'm sorry I did that. I do still have the logins on a different computer (hence the csv file).

Asked by skookum 1 year ago

Answered by skookum 1 year ago

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"Reload page" button has disappeared

After installing Firefox 84.0 (Mac), I no longer see the circular "reload page" tool on the address bar. Is this something I did, or has it really gone away? If it's gone… (read more)

After installing Firefox 84.0 (Mac), I no longer see the circular "reload page" tool on the address bar. Is this something I did, or has it really gone away? If it's gone, how do I force a page reload? If I screwed something up, any idea how I can unscrew it ;) ?

Asked by BSquared 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Firefox update stopped photos in MailChimp from showing

Firefox update stopped photos in MailChimp from showing Updated to 80.0.1 latest and Mailchip messages no longer show images and they did a day ago before the update. Mac… (read more)

Firefox update stopped photos in MailChimp from showing

Updated to 80.0.1 latest and Mailchip messages no longer show images and they did a day ago before the update. Mac with latest system.

Asked by jbabina 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Disable Reader View Toolbar After FF69

When I enable reader mode there is a small floating toolbar I find distracting. I would like to turn it off. I found two previous questions on this topic but neither of … (read more)

When I enable reader mode there is a small floating toolbar I find distracting. I would like to turn it off.

I found two previous questions on this topic but neither of them worked for me.

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1082202 https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1209287

Asked by Michael Ulmen 1 year ago

Answered by Michael Ulmen 1 year ago

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How to display in a Japanese font

I downloaded and installed the latest version of Firefox into the new Mac mini (Apple Silicon) arrived at home today, but Japanese sentences in every website are displaye… (read more)

I downloaded and installed the latest version of Firefox into the new Mac mini (Apple Silicon) arrived at home today, but Japanese sentences in every website are displayed not in a Japanese font (like Hiragino) but in a Chinese font.

What should I do so that I make the sentences display in a Japanese font correctly? I tried to change the font settings of the Firefox, but the settings get back to the default font instantly. Please answer me if you know how to solve this problem.

(I'm sorry if my English above is poor or incorrect.)

Asked by アズ 1 year ago

Answered by アズ 1 year ago

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"Bookmarks Toolbar" recent usage change/update

Why did Firefox change the way one could hide or display the "Bookmarks Toolbar"? Before all one had to do was click on "View" and one could hide or show the Bookmarks To… (read more)

Why did Firefox change the way one could hide or display the "Bookmarks Toolbar"?

Before all one had to do was click on "View" and one could hide or show the Bookmarks Toolbar, but with the latest change/update, now one has to chose select "View", then hover over "Toolbars", then hover over "Bookmarks Toolbar", and finally select "Always", "Never" or "Only on New Tab". How could that be an improvement? I miss being able to toggle it off or on in a rapid manner, because now I have to waste more time to just hide or display it again.

Is there a way to be able to view or hide the "Bookmarks Toolbar" in a more efficient manner? I'm asking because I normally have to hide them and later display them back again tens of times on a daily basis, mainly because when I take screen captures, I don't want the Bookmarks Toolbar to appear. So this new feature really annoys me.

Hopefully there's another alternative to be able to toggle it on or off.

Asked by christopherdoryan 1 year ago

Answered by christopherdoryan 1 year ago

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Moving Off of ESR Channel

I have a Mac system that has been on OS X 10.11.6 for a long time, and was switched to the ESR channel when the release channel no longer supported this version. I have … (read more)

I have a Mac system that has been on OS X 10.11.6 for a long time, and was switched to the ESR channel when the release channel no longer supported this version. I have finally been able to update that system to something later (Mojave, 10.14.6) and want to restore Firefox to the release channel. How do I do this and preserve all of the Firefox settings, history, etc.? Won't installing a fresh copy of Firefox wipe all that out? Thanks for any help you can provide.

Asked by jammfic 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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History "Last 7 days History"

Please help me. History "Last 7days History" shows "403 Forbidden","Apple official services". I try to "Right-click" then "Forgot About This Site" that recently teach me… (read more)

Please help me. History "Last 7days History" shows "403 Forbidden","Apple official services". I try to "Right-click" then "Forgot About This Site" that recently teach me this sight,is not work. I try open it then "clear recent History" is working OK to eliminate from "Today". But "Last 7days History" gain one and stay there. Is it like computer virus? I click "select all" =450 of them now there. Please let me know how to remove them. never glow up themselves but weird. Thank you very much.

Asked by watermelonco2 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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New MacBook Air, logging into Firefox account again and again

Hello, I have a MacBook Air (macOS Big Sur 11.1) since mid-December, before that I was using Windows. I have downloaded Firefox. Now I have the problem that I have to log… (read more)

Hello,

I have a MacBook Air (macOS Big Sur 11.1) since mid-December, before that I was using Windows. I have downloaded Firefox. Now I have the problem that I have to log in to my Firefox account every time when I end Firefox completely (or the Macbook crashes, but that's for Apple support). 'How can I stay logged in?" It's about my Firefox account through which I sync all my bookmarks and passwords. That works as well, until the next launch.

Thanks in advance


Hallo,

ich habe seit Mitte Dezember ein MacBook Air (macOS Big Sur 11.1), vorher habe ich mit Windows gearbeitet. Habe mir Firefox geladen. Jetzt habe ich das Problem, dass ich mich ständig bei Firefox anmelden muss, wenn ich Firefox komplett beende (oder das Macbook abstürzt, aber das ist für den Apple Support). Wie kann ich angemeldet bleiben? Es geht um meinen Firefox Account über den ich alle meine Lesezeichen und Passwörter synchronisiere. Das funktioniert auch, bis zum nächsten Start.

Vielen Dank im Voraus

Asked by robinschuetze 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Other Bookmarks on far right side

In Firefox, the Other Bookmarks folder is on the far right of the toolbar. I've tried going into settings and changing it but I couldn't find it anywhere. It's kind of li… (read more)

In Firefox, the Other Bookmarks folder is on the far right of the toolbar. I've tried going into settings and changing it but I couldn't find it anywhere. It's kind of like in Chromebooks. I'm not sure how it happened, maybe when I was wiping down my keyboard with a cloth? If anyone could help please do.

Asked by amylastlast123 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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How can I change my update channel?

I was using the beta update channel, but with the recent release, I downloaded and installed 85.0 instead of upgrading to the 86 beta. This seems to have worked fine, but… (read more)

I was using the beta update channel, but with the recent release, I downloaded and installed 85.0 instead of upgrading to the 86 beta. This seems to have worked fine, but About Firefox is still showing me as being on the beta update channel and asking me to upgrade to the 86 beta. How can I get on the release update channel so I can turn on automatic updates again?

Asked by dbuchfuhrer 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago