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Touch keyboard not coming up

For some reason I cant get my touch keyboard to come up when I select a text box. it works fine on chrome and Edge but not Firefox. any idea how to get it working? for de… (read more)

For some reason I cant get my touch keyboard to come up when I select a text box. it works fine on chrome and Edge but not Firefox. any idea how to get it working?

for details I am on a windows 10 device

Asked by andrewkiefer2343 6 days ago

Firefox Redirects

Firefox was blocking a redirect when I clicked on an OFAC email to their legitimate website. Searching, I came up with this article, and WANT TO OFFER A TIP for other re… (read more)

Firefox was blocking a redirect when I clicked on an OFAC email to their legitimate website. Searching, I came up with this article, and WANT TO OFFER A TIP for other readers: https://support.mozilla.org/bm/questions/1253651

It states:

If you are getting a blank page or annoying prompts to Allow a redirect, here's how you can turn the redirect block off: (1) In a new tab, type or paste about:config in the address bar and press Enter/Return. Click the button accepting the risk. (2) In the search box above the list, type or paste access and pause while the list is filtered (3) If the accessibility.blockautorefresh preference is bolded and "modified" or "user set" to true, double-click it to restore the default value of false

The page threw an error that it was blocked - no offer to allow it. The referenced setting was already turned off (false) in my browser, so I toggled it OFF AND BACK ON.

This worked.

Asked by cdanireed 6 days ago

Missing Bookmark Icons

Strangely some of the icons for my bookmarks have gone missing. They are all present on each tab but missing on the drop down list. I have tried finding the places.sqli… (read more)

Strangely some of the icons for my bookmarks have gone missing. They are all present on each tab but missing on the drop down list. I have tried finding the places.sqlite file in my profiles folder but it doesn't seem to exist. I am running v.84.0.2 (64 bit). Has anyone any idea why the icons are missing from one list and not missing from the tabs, I would have thought they would all be stored in the same place and come from the same 'pool' of data? Attached screenshots of tabs showing the icon and the drop down list with generic wireframe globe icon. Any help would be much appreciated.

Asked by Buster 1 week ago

Last reply by Buster 6 days ago

Suspicious email

Hi, I received an email this morning supposedly from mozilla support which stated there was a reply to a question I posted here about 5 years ago. Not the kind of person… (read more)

Hi, I received an email this morning supposedly from mozilla support which stated there was a reply to a question I posted here about 5 years ago. Not the kind of person to click links in emails I signed in directly to my Firefox account and searched for replies to my original question and did not see a reply from the poster who was mentioned the email. How can I determine if this email is actually from mozilla and if it is not what should I do with it? I did check my email using the Firefox Monitor and nothing showed up. Thank you.

Asked by FFuserlongtime 1 week ago

Last reply by FFuserlongtime 1 week ago

Top Sites - Offline Icon displayed for PWA site

Hi, I'm a developer and I have a progressive web app website. It is HTTPS only and is on the HSTS preload list. In the top sites list the icon recently changed to offline… (read more)

Hi, I'm a developer and I have a progressive web app website. It is HTTPS only and is on the HSTS preload list.

In the top sites list the icon recently changed to offline though the site has never been down. It's been so for about a month.

Can anyone tell me why that is happening? It's important to me that any visitors see the correct icon displayed in top sites.

Thanks in advance Steve

Asked by couchpot50 6 days ago

Firefox closes keyboard on Surface Pro 7

The Firefox browser keeps closing my touch keyboard whenever I try to use it in the browser. Works just fine in any other application, not sure why Firefox is getting jum… (read more)

The Firefox browser keeps closing my touch keyboard whenever I try to use it in the browser. Works just fine in any other application, not sure why Firefox is getting jumpy. The keyboard opens for a hot second before immediately closing, so it is recognizing it to some extent. Could I get some help? Thanks

Asked by Big Daddy 6 days ago

Manually Added Site Doesn't Stay Pinned To Top Sites

I decided to install firefox nightly on my windows 10 pro / 64-bit edition laptop early this morning because I already have it installed on two different computers with t… (read more)

I decided to install firefox nightly on my windows 10 pro / 64-bit edition laptop early this morning because I already have it installed on two different computers with the exact same operating system installed. On those computers when I pin a desired site they remain there until I decide to manually unpin them. That's not the case with my installation here on my laptop, after having pinned a site the proper way & then going to a different site and upon returning to the original new tab page where I had previously pinned a desired site it no longer appears...why ? Thanks, David

Asked by David 6 days ago

Firefox Keeps Changing Default Program for PDFs

Why is it that Firefox changes the default application for viewing PDFs? I have several machines with Firefox installed and I have one that constantly changes the default… (read more)

Why is it that Firefox changes the default application for viewing PDFs?

I have several machines with Firefox installed and I have one that constantly changes the default PDF viewer from Windows Default to Save - every single day. Very annoying.

Asked by Craig Whittaker 6 days ago

bookmark list twice firefox

hallo there, (it's my first time on this forum) Recently i have two lists, one direct under the other, in my bookmarks (computer). How do i change this back to the normal… (read more)

hallo there, (it's my first time on this forum)

Recently i have two lists, one direct under the other, in my bookmarks (computer). How do i change this back to the normal 1?

PS could at be that firefox on my new telephone (and synchronisation) is the culprit?

thanks

theodoisus

Asked by theovh 6 days ago

"[Keyword search name] [query]" getting sent to search instead of just query

Hello Folks, I have been using keyword searches setup as bookmarks since Netscape 4 and IE 3. Something like "g" -> google.com/search?query=%s. For some reason, Fire… (read more)

Hello Folks,

I have been using keyword searches setup as bookmarks since Netscape 4 and IE 3. Something like "g" -> google.com/search?query=%s. For some reason, Firefox will sometimes correctly return a search for "test" when typing "g test" but will often return a search for "g test". This is a fairly recent issue with a function that previously worked since the inception of the browser. Why is Firefox misunderstanding the semantics of my keyword search and how do I workaround this bug?

Thanks

Asked by michaelwrightmobile 6 days ago

Number of Processess

When I use firefox last couple of days, my pc runs particually slow and firefox reguarlay goes into not responding. I check task manager and my firefox always appears to… (read more)

When I use firefox last couple of days, my pc runs particually slow and firefox reguarlay goes into not responding. I check task manager and my firefox always appears to have multiple processes open whether i have 4 tabs open or 1, It appears on taske manager like : Firefox (Logo) (6), and you can expand it so you can see each process individually. I search online and it reccomended i go on firefox setting on about:preferneces and ive set my process limit to one. However on task manager it still says i have 5 firefox process running. I am not the most tech savy however so dontknow if these multiple processes are the cause to my laptop runing slow. I have attached some images so my description makes sense. Thanks, Sean :)

Asked by Sean 6 days ago

Certain tabs getting unpinned on each relaunch

Instagram specifically is getting unpinned every time I restart firefox. I tried clearing its cookies and data, but that didn't help (not that I thought it would). … (read more)

Instagram specifically is getting unpinned every time I restart firefox. I tried clearing its cookies and data, but that didn't help (not that I thought it would).

Asked by doctorgate 6 days ago

if there is an Add-on detecting an attempt to run swf file by site?

Hello. Flash files stopped being supported on January 12th. I am a user of a site where "mini chat" uses swf files as the sound of a new message. Since firefox does not p… (read more)

Hello.

Flash files stopped being supported on January 12th. I am a user of a site where "mini chat" uses swf files as the sound of a new message. Since firefox does not play these files, is there any option to notify (e.g. beep sound) that a site has tried to play such a file? maybe some kind of addon?

Or is there a way to make swf files work only on this page?

Asked by a.dziuba 5 days ago

Last reply by a.dziuba 5 days ago

How to turn off forever the "screenshot" splash notification

How to turn off forever the "screenshot" splash notification I have been asking for this since 2017 i think. We need a fix to turn off forever the splash notification af… (read more)

How to turn off forever the "screenshot" splash notification

I have been asking for this since 2017 i think.

We need a fix to turn off forever the splash notification after taken a screenshot. I have been using the temporary solution of turning on "Pause notifications until Firefox restarts" but we need a definite solution on how to turn that notification off forever.

Asked by Nicolas Aumond 5 days ago

Last reply by Nicolas Aumond 5 days ago

Firefox 84

I have been using firefox along with xfinity for years. Firefox always logged me into xfinity automatically, BUT now is has stopped and each time I log out I have to re-… (read more)

I have been using firefox along with xfinity for years. Firefox always logged me into xfinity automatically, BUT now is has stopped and each time I log out I have to re-enter informatioion. I have looked at the configurations and all look okay. Anyone able to help me out?:)

Thanks very much Allen

Asked by allen-tina 5 days ago

Only integrated webcam detected on Google Meet, works on Edge

Hi community, I tried using my new external webcam on Google Meet but the browser could not detect it, I could only see the integrated one. First I thought there was some… (read more)

Hi community,

I tried using my new external webcam on Google Meet but the browser could not detect it, I could only see the integrated one. First I thought there was something wrong with the new webcam but then I found out it works normally on Microsoft Edge. Anyone has an idea where the problem lies?

All the best,

Adam

Asked by adamfrano1 5 days ago

Comment about new Windows Broswer and Bookmakrs

1. Ought to have a "Suggestions" in the topic list. My observation is that you have just changed the Bookmark Lookup function to show only bookmarks. It use to show fol… (read more)

  1. 1. Ought to have a "Suggestions" in the topic list.

My observation is that you have just changed the Bookmark Lookup function to show only bookmarks. It use to show folders as well. When I wanted to find a bookmark, it is often to move it to a more "consistent" place in bookmark map, and you can't do that any more.

Also on the Bookmark Edit page, it would be awfully helpful to have it's folder label displayed there as well.

Mac

Asked by Mac 5 days ago

Last reply by Mac 5 days ago

Certain buttons and UI elements of YouTube have disappeared

Sometime within the last couple of weeks I have noticed that elements of YouTube's UI have vanished. Things like the red bar along the bottom of video thumbnails that ind… (read more)

Sometime within the last couple of weeks I have noticed that elements of YouTube's UI have vanished. Things like the red bar along the bottom of video thumbnails that indicate a video already watched, the video duration on the bottom right of the thumbnails, as well as the 'vertical three dots' ••• menu button underneath thumbnails that contained the "not interested" option no longer appear on the YouTube main page. The three dots menu still exists in the side bar list of recommended videos while actually watching a video, so it's only affecting the main page.

I have confirmed that those UI elements work in a different browser and, bizarrely, they seem to work when I use a Firefox private window. This led me to believe that one of my extensions was causing the issue, but even disabling all of them did not bring the missing UI element back in normal browser windows. I have also tried clearing all of my cache, cookies, and site data to no avail.

I am on Windows 10 Pro (Version 20H2 OS Build 19042.746) with an up-to-date Firefox (Version 84.0.2 64-bit). Current extensions: BetterTTV, FrankerFaceZ, uBlock Origin, and Facebook Container.

Attached image shows the lack of the three dots button on the top normal Firefox window and the presence of that button on the bottom private window.

I would appreciate any suggestions as to what may be causing this and possible solutions. Thanks for your time.

Asked by plaguedone 5 days ago

Last reply by plaguedone 5 days ago

Firefox keeps having unexpected crashes

Hello, Firefox keeps having unexpected crashes. Some extensions were active at the time of registration of this report. Later I also tried to disable all extensions, do … (read more)

Hello, Firefox keeps having unexpected crashes. Some extensions were active at the time of registration of this report. Later I also tried to disable all extensions, do a reset, but the abrupt crashes still occurred again. Can anyone help me?

https://crash-stats.mozilla.org/report/index/11860692-073b-40e8-8471-9f84b0210114

Asked by Omar 6 days ago

Last reply by Omar 6 days ago