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Lost password

I am trying to fix a situation on my parents computer that uses Firefox. We had to uninstall Firefox, reboot and reinstall the Firefox browser. After doing this I expec… (read more)

I am trying to fix a situation on my parents computer that uses Firefox. We had to uninstall Firefox, reboot and reinstall the Firefox browser. After doing this I expected to be able to "Login" using her email and password, she had lost her password so I assumed there would be a "forgot password" link available to recover it. Instead this was not an option, after entering email it went straight to an option to enter a new password. There does not appear to be a point to recover a lost password, or to enter it in a new login after doing a new install. I found some tips while doing a Google search that instructed to click on the user icon in the toolbar and a reset would be there but that was not available either. Any suggestions.

Asked by Randy39 1 month ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 month ago

accounts.firefox.com doesn't load on Firefox 78.6.1 ESR x86_64 (RHEL 8)

Hi, When i try to open the page https://accounts.firefox.com to login in order to setup sync on my browser (Firefox 78.6.1 ESR x86_64 on RHEL 8) it doesn't load (please s… (read more)

Hi,

When i try to open the page https://accounts.firefox.com to login in order to setup sync on my browser (Firefox 78.6.1 ESR x86_64 on RHEL 8) it doesn't load (please see attachment picture).

Any idea what can be the problem?

Asked by maverick.pt 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago

Changing email address for Firefox Accounts

This is really not specifically about Firefox Sync or Firefox itself, but I can't find a better match. Months ago I changed my email address with Firefox Accounts. I cu… (read more)

This is really not specifically about Firefox Sync or Firefox itself, but I can't find a better match.

 Months ago I changed my email address with Firefox Accounts.  I currently log in with the new email address and I only see the new email address under my account preferences.  But when I add a new device to Firefox Sync, the "Complete Sync Setup" email is going to my old email address, meaning the one I previously used with my Firefox account.
 Can anyone suggest if there is a way to change this or if there is something I am doing wrong?
 Thanks for any help!

Asked by larry83 1 month ago

Last reply by Scribe 1 month ago

Sync Products

Hi, I have Firefox and Mozilla Thunderbird on my 'work' laptop. Firefox keeps asking for me to link other accounts. I have a personal aol email address. However, whe… (read more)

Hi,

I have Firefox and Mozilla Thunderbird on my 'work' laptop. Firefox keeps asking for me to link other accounts. I have a personal aol email address. However, when I enter to sync my personal email with my work email, it says, 'Account Already Exists'. Yes, it exists since it is mine!

How do I get this fixed?

Regards, Alexandre

Asked by Alexandre Tissot 1 month ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 month ago

How to restore bookmark backup when sync is active?

Hi I am encountering a strange issue. I have two firefox computers and syncing is active. I am trying to restore a previous version of my bookmarks (using the bookmarks l… (read more)

Hi I am encountering a strange issue. I have two firefox computers and syncing is active.

I am trying to restore a previous version of my bookmarks (using the bookmarks library, Import and backup menu, restore function). My problem is that at one of the following sync (ie within usually a couple of hours max) the previous set of bookmarks is systematically restored by sync.

I have un-registered / re-registered both computers, tried to use a different backups (from recent history or from a file export), tried to run sync immediately after the restore... nothing helps.

I activated log on success for sync. Apparently the restore is just ignored as I get this: Sync.Engine.Bookmarks.BookmarkSyncUtils DEBUG pushChanges: Processed change records: {"weak":0,"skipped":0,"updated":0} and later, suddenly the browser realises that lots of bookmarks are missing and cancels all the changes: " Sync.Engine.Bookmarks.BookmarkSyncUtils DEBUG pushChanges: Processed change records: {"weak":0,"skipped":0,"updated":4764} "

Has anyone faced the same issue? Is there a way to force a unidirectional push from the browser to the server? Thanks

PS: FF 85, one on Win10 and the other on MacOS Big Sur. Same behaviour on both machines. PPS: The machines are in two different locations. It is impossible for me to force the change simultaneously on both computers.

Asked by alex.v 1 month ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 month ago

Do firefox use the same account on Windows and Mac?

I am new to firefox. I created a firefox account in firefox browser in Windows first, and imported bookmarks, etc., from my chrome browser. Next I installed firefox in my… (read more)

I am new to firefox. I created a firefox account in firefox browser in Windows first, and imported bookmarks, etc., from my chrome browser. Next I installed firefox in my Ubuntu OS, and it worked fine, the account can be logged-on and everything was synced.

I get the problem when I install firefox on my Mac. I installed the same firefox browser version as I installed on my Windows, except that it was for the Mac. I tried to log-on with the account before, but it asked me to create a new account, even if I use the same email address to register my firefox account before on Windows. So, do firefox use the same account on Windows and Mac? Is there a fix to this problem?

Asked by yangyi0318 1 month ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 month ago

Backing up Firefox data from mobile/ipad

So I forgot my Firefox account password, but it is open on my android and ipad but not on the main laptop browser. I don't want to reset my password since I need my data,… (read more)

So I forgot my Firefox account password, but it is open on my android and ipad but not on the main laptop browser. I don't want to reset my password since I need my data, so the only way I see is backing up data from mobile and then pushing it to the laptop. How this is possible? Also, can why I cannot login on laptop with scanning a QR code? Any method I can use to login to my account without the password?

Asked by barish2003 1 month ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 month ago

Sync issues

My account is not syncing to any Firefox browser, extensions, passwords, bookmarks non of this attributes will be loaded to my browser back after re-installation, What mi… (read more)

My account is not syncing to any Firefox browser, extensions, passwords, bookmarks non of this attributes will be loaded to my browser back after re-installation, What might the issue be?

Asked by Martin 1 month ago

Last reply by Seburo 1 month ago

cant change password, cant log in on second laptop with current password

Trying to sync new laptop, but cant log in on new laptop as the password shows incorrect. Ive double checked username and password million times. Tried to reset my pass… (read more)

Trying to sync new laptop, but cant log in on new laptop as the password shows incorrect. Ive double checked username and password million times. Tried to reset my password on old laptop but get error that the old password is incorrect. It also shows a date the old password was created which is not correct.

Any suggestions? Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Asked by clarkb57 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago

my account is lock

my account xxxxxxxx.xxxxx@xxxxx.xxx is locked, can pls sent me new email and unlock, ty (email address removed by moderator; please do not post personal information on a … (read more)

my account xxxxxxxx.xxxxx@xxxxx.xxx is locked, can pls sent me new email and unlock, ty

(email address removed by moderator; please do not post personal information on a public website; Forum rules and guidelines)

Asked by pavlovic marijana stevo 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago

Firefox Sync operations

What does Sync do? (My primary concern is that I do not want to lose information) ... I am NOT talking about how to set Sync up, but when I execute "Sync NOW" ... what … (read more)

What does Sync do? (My primary concern is that I do not want to lose information) ... I am NOT talking about how to set Sync up, but when I execute "Sync NOW" ... what does it do?. There are many ways a sync can be performed.if I don't understand what it does, I can lose information. If i execute "Sync NOW" - does can Sync both push or pull information? - will Sync push information from the computer where I am sitting ... to a server or buffer then push to all my other devices? ... or will it push directly to all my devices? ... or instead of pushing ... without warning, Sync pulls information to my device? - Is the transfer of information immediate or is there some type of buffer? - Is the transfer of information a (complete or partial) merger or does it override all existing information? - Is the complete transfer of information immediate or is it buffered? - when pulling information does it inform of a timestamp on the information source of when it was last updated? - are these operations immediate, scheduled, or automatic? Do you see where I am going? ... I need to be able to predict Sync's performance.

Asked by Val 1 month ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 month ago

firefox no credential after the log in

Firefox on mac everytime I clean the computer (twice a year) with clean my mac app, after my log in on firefox the browser have no credential saved inside. I solved the… (read more)

Firefox on mac everytime I clean the computer (twice a year) with clean my mac app, after my log in on firefox the browser have no credential saved inside. I solved the problem more than one year ago but I cannot find any solution this time after searching on the web. I think was about config kind of problem but not sure. I have my credentials on the other mac (laptop) saved.

What ever might be please: I am looking for a practical no geek language easy to understand step by step solution

Asap please

Thank you

Asked by zurghlightyear 1 month ago

Last reply by Wesley Branton 1 month ago

Finding Password

Is there a way for me to test out passwords without having to wait 15 minutes after testing out a few? I lost my password but there are usually a few combinations so I've… (read more)

Is there a way for me to test out passwords without having to wait 15 minutes after testing out a few? I lost my password but there are usually a few combinations so I've been trying to brute force it but it just doesn't workout. Thankfully I have a backup profile but it is rather old and I'd like to sync stuff to that account but I also don't want to wipe my data because I have quite a few new bookmarks and things I keep to remind myself of stuff (I have way too many bookmarks). Thanks

Asked by mxnmnmpanda35 1 month ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 month ago

FireFox Synchronization cannot enter into gmail@*** account with 100% correct password

Hello dear FireFox, pls help me! When I enter 100% correct e-mail password into sync window of firefox 84.0.2, firefox says "password is incorrect" :(( If I immediately… (read more)

Hello dear FireFox, pls help me!

When I enter 100% correct e-mail password into sync window of firefox 84.0.2, firefox says "password is incorrect" :(( If I immediately enter the same password into another window with other FireFoxPortable, or older version, then other FireFox successfully logs into my e-mail account for synchronization ! If i back again to the window №1 with FireFox 84.0.2, the password incorrect again (pls look to screenshot)

Already i tried to use other accounts, including new, specially created, but this does not solve the problem of logging to my gmail@**** account for synchronization :((

Earlier, on older versions of FireFox , this problem did not exist, although I used the same accounts. Thx before! :)

Asked by Soviet7Chem 1 month ago

Last reply by Toktha 1 month ago

Adding events and meeting to calendar in Thunderbird

I am new to Thunderbird. I received meeting request but I don't know how to add it. Thunderbird tells that in order to add events to calendar the calendar must be enabled… (read more)

I am new to Thunderbird. I received meeting request but I don't know how to add it. Thunderbird tells that in order to add events to calendar the calendar must be enabled however, it is already enabled. how to import google calendar also?

Asked by aghurbal 1 month ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 month ago