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choice of searc engine

hi Mozilla group, May I ask if someone could advise me of how I could change the search engine I can use to other than the only choices offered from the default drop-down… (read more)

hi Mozilla group, May I ask if someone could advise me of how I could change the search engine I can use to other than the only choices offered from the default drop-down box (-I DO NOT WANT to use GOOGLE, or Amazon, or eBay, or ...) Thank you! JM

Asked by mccannmitchell 18 minutes ago

send url form adress bar

hello, in the previous versions of Firefox, it was possible to send an article just by clicking on the three small dots in the address bar, I don't find this possibility… (read more)

hello, in the previous versions of Firefox, it was possible to send an article just by clicking on the three small dots in the address bar, I don't find this possibility to send an article and its url to someone by email, almost with a single click. Is there another way to access this feature that was very interesting? thanks !

Asked by lupin1 1 hour ago

Gmail & Google Classroom won't load

I'm a longtime Chrome user trying to move away from that browser. I recently downloaded Firefox and it worked fine for a few days, but now I'm having problems. I keep Gma… (read more)

I'm a longtime Chrome user trying to move away from that browser. I recently downloaded Firefox and it worked fine for a few days, but now I'm having problems.

I keep Gmail and Google Classroom open in tabs throughout the day (I'm a teacher). They worked fine in Firefox for a few days, but now both sites constantly load or time out.

The problem seems to go away anytime I restart Firefox, but I can't constantly be restarting Firefox all day long. Why do the sites work for a few minutes and then stop working a few minutes after restarting?

I had AdBlocker Ultimate enabled before, but my friend uses uBlock so I tried changing. No help.

I had a theme installed from the recommended list. I thought that might be a problem, so I went back to the default Firefox theme. No help.

What I'm running: Firefox 89.0.1 MacOS Catalina

Asked by tcatsninfan 4 hours ago

Last reply by Majidkhan672222 2 hours ago

Mozilla Tracking Content script exception

Hi All, Would like to ask if there is an exception script that we can use to prevent the specific API from being blocked by Enhanced Tracking Protection in private mode o… (read more)

Hi All,

Would like to ask if there is an exception script that we can use to prevent the specific API from being blocked by Enhanced Tracking Protection in private mode of the browser?

Thank you in advance!

Asked by Coco21 3 hours ago

Toolbars switched with latest update

With update 89 for MacOS, the open-window toolbar is now above the address/search and bookmarks toolbars. Any idea how to switch them back so the tabs for open windows ar… (read more)

With update 89 for MacOS, the open-window toolbar is now above the address/search and bookmarks toolbars. Any idea how to switch them back so the tabs for open windows are below the others?

Asked by turkstrl 2 days ago

Last reply by TerryN21 5 hours ago

New Floating Tab Look

Hello My desktop Firefox (iMac) did an automatic update and now I have the floaty tab redesign and I intensely dislike it. Is there a way to make the tabs look like how t… (read more)

Hello My desktop Firefox (iMac) did an automatic update and now I have the floaty tab redesign and I intensely dislike it. Is there a way to make the tabs look like how they did before? I am so unhappy. It's ugly and I can't tell the tabs apart very well (they have no dividing graphics). I am this close ---><--- to Time Machining myself back to the previous Firefox version. Help? Thanks Elizabeth

Asked by realityminus3 2 days ago

Last reply by TerryN21 5 hours ago

Can I make the tab edges show up again, after the edges disappeared in last update?

With today's Firefox update, the edges of the tabs, that allow me to visually distinguish between the multiple tabs that I always have open, disappeared. Now, it is only … (read more)

With today's Firefox update, the edges of the tabs, that allow me to visually distinguish between the multiple tabs that I always have open, disappeared. Now, it is only the font/text that is visible when looking at my browser's multiple tabs. The edges have disappeared, only showing up as a faint shadow when I hover the pointer over a tab. And depending on the name listed on the tab, this makes it very difficult to distinguish one tab from another. This change to the way that Firefox looks is making it difficult for me to maneuver between tabs, and get my work done.

I tried changing colours, as well as the different themes, but in all cases, the edges remain invisible. Attached is a screen image of the different colour/themes, showing that in every case, the edges of the tabs remain invisible.

Is there a way to bring the edges back into view? Thank you in advance for your assistance.

Asked by Rhoda 6 hours ago

Website fonts not being recognized / displayed correctly

Fonts won't be correctly recognized by Firefox and text is then displayed garbled (see attached example). I use Firefox 89.0.1 (64-bit) on a MacBook Pro. I've tried the f… (read more)

Fonts won't be correctly recognized by Firefox and text is then displayed garbled (see attached example). I use Firefox 89.0.1 (64-bit) on a MacBook Pro.

I've tried the following to fix this: I've cleaned out my cache and cookies. In Preferences/Languages/Fonts I've changed the san-serif type to Arial (helped some but not all); I've unchecked and then checked again "Allow pages to choose their own fonts, instead of your selection above." I've started looking at the html code to figure out the font settings but I really just need to have a functioning brower.

Any thoughts? I'd be very grateful. It's impacting my work, and I'm having to use other browers, which function without issues - but I like Firefox! This is a bummer. Thanks!

Asked by shirine.pont 14 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 hours ago

Permissions default change

The permissions when I would initially open for set cookies was Allow now the default setting is allow for session. How could this setting be changed? I did not make the … (read more)

The permissions when I would initially open for set cookies was Allow now the default setting is allow for session. How could this setting be changed? I did not make the change. I only access the settings through page info.

Asked by Mace2 10 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 10 hours ago

Yahoo Default Search

Everytime I go into settings and change my default search to yahoo, no matter what I do, my search goes to Yahoo. Even if i go to google.com and then search, the yahoo pa… (read more)

Everytime I go into settings and change my default search to yahoo, no matter what I do, my search goes to Yahoo. Even if i go to google.com and then search, the yahoo page comes up. Its come to the point im considering uninstalling firefox to use chrome exclusively which is something I certainly dont want to do after having been a loyal user for over a decade.

Thanks for any help.

Asked by jem7991 15 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 12 hours ago

Alphabetizing Bookmarks

Half of my bookmarks are automatically alphabetized, then below that it is a folder that says other bookmarks. This list is not alphabetized. How can I combine the two li… (read more)

Half of my bookmarks are automatically alphabetized, then below that it is a folder that says other bookmarks. This list is not alphabetized. How can I combine the two lists or even just alphabetize the lower list without having to drag a place each one? TIA

Asked by llcerami 20 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 14 hours ago

Trouble finding site

Beginning in the last month I receive the message below when attempting to connect to a site. Different sites with different server information. However the content for… (read more)

Beginning in the last month I receive the message below when attempting to connect to a site. Different sites with different server information. However the content for the site is shown. Why is this suddenly happening? The message copied below is an example.

Hmm. We’re having trouble finding that site.

We can’t connect to the server at bfea48bd16cfe97e11fb3f6ce1174c3d.safeframe.googlesyndication.com.

If that address is correct, here are three other things you can try:

   Try again later.
   Check your network connection.

Asked by Chuckrr 16 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 16 hours ago

Account Authorization Code is needed EVERY time

Hello, I would like to know how I can avoid having to enter an account authorization code everytime I sign into my laptop. Everytime my laptop hibernates or shuts down I … (read more)

Hello, I would like to know how I can avoid having to enter an account authorization code everytime I sign into my laptop. Everytime my laptop hibernates or shuts down I come to find that though I login first try (with password), EVERY SINGLE TIME I for some reason have to go retrieve a code from my email to complete sign in. This is a huge pet peeve and I want to know what to do.

Asked by carlsmith45 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 day ago

Is it possible in Firefox to use mic to type in search bar on mac like I do on iphone?

Like to be able speak words directly into search bar (and secondly into other text alphanumeric fields). Just like I do into iPhone. This would help me greatly since I'm … (read more)

Like to be able speak words directly into search bar (and secondly into other text alphanumeric fields). Just like I do into iPhone. This would help me greatly since I'm not the best speller and I usually speak faster than I can type. I sure it would help others as well.

Thanks

Asked by hladja 1 day ago

unable to sign.into.americanairlines.com

I have used Firefox to sign into American Airlines website for years. Now when I try and sign in it says the site is unavailable but I am able to sign in on other devices… (read more)

I have used Firefox to sign into American Airlines website for years. Now when I try and sign in it says the site is unavailable but I am able to sign in on other devices and other servers. I called American Airlines and there is no problem on their end. Why is this happening all of a sudden and only for this one website. Is there anyway I could get around there so I can keep using Firefox to get on American

Asked by christvroijen 1 month ago

Last reply by pdurlacher 1 day ago

Sound crackling on MacBook Pro while Firefox is running.

Hi, I noticed a problem on my MacBook Pro when Firefox is running. When I have 4 tabs opened on a precise streaming website, with the sound disabled on these 4 tabs, and… (read more)

Hi,

I noticed a problem on my MacBook Pro when Firefox is running. When I have 4 tabs opened on a precise streaming website, with the sound disabled on these 4 tabs, and I run other tab (like youtube) or other app (VLC, Music,...) with the sound enabled on it, I can ear some "pop" or "crackle" in the speakers.

I performed the same test with Safari and the problem don't appear.

Motherbaord, and speakers have been replace on my laptop by AppleCare. I think it's a software issue (maybe due to Firefox, maybe to macOs). I contacted Apple to explain my problem and ask them try to reproduce the issue, but they won't do until Mozilla confirm that the issue is not due to Firefox...

I did't find how to contact Firefox support Team, so I posted here...

Regards, Joe

Asked by Joelafrite 1 day ago

entering a URL through the address bar refreshes current page instead

Lately (as of which version, I'm not sure), I've been noticing that if I enter a URL in the address bar of a tab that already has a page open, instead of going to the new… (read more)

Lately (as of which version, I'm not sure), I've been noticing that if I enter a URL in the address bar of a tab that already has a page open, instead of going to the new URL I entered, Firefox will refresh the current page instead. This happens A LOT and is pretty annoying. Wondering if this happens to anyone else.

Asked by pznarxkc 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

The look of Bookmark Folders in V89

Just having upgraded to V89.0.1, I won't focus on how more difficult to see the separation of tabs, but instead: All my folders in bookmarks have turned clear and appear … (read more)

Just having upgraded to V89.0.1, I won't focus on how more difficult to see the separation of tabs, but instead: All my folders in bookmarks have turned clear and appear to be the basic default look. Specific sites under each folder, as well as the individual sites not in folders, have kept their (what used to be called) Favicons.

I see no customizing option for this. Can I at least give the top level folder a color, WITHOUT FANCY PROGRAMMING OR EDITING OF DEEP CONFIGURATION FILES, just by menu clicking?

I'll conclude by not asking why the Powers thought to remove such things. To me it makes it HARDER to find my way around Firefox and displayed page.

Asked by ChrisG 1 day ago

unable to import bookmarks on a new imac

I recently upgraded to a new imac. Before I moved to the new machine, I wiped my old one clean, but successfully exported my old bookmarks to a html file which i have cur… (read more)

I recently upgraded to a new imac. Before I moved to the new machine, I wiped my old one clean, but successfully exported my old bookmarks to a html file which i have currently. When I try to import to the new machine/firefox browser, the only option to do so is for safari. Can some one help? I'm not interested in using safari . Thanks

Asked by claudepattersoniii 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago