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Uncontrolled zooming

Using Firefox on a iMac, and the display randomly zooms in when the only input is moving the wireless mouse to the right slightly. I have found no way to return to the n… (read more)

Using Firefox on a iMac, and the display randomly zooms in when the only input is moving the wireless mouse to the right slightly. I have found no way to return to the normal display without closing out of the Firefox browser, and re-opening. Zoom may be nice for somebody, but never when their is no apparent means to return to the normal display after it was inadvertently triggered for some unknown reason. This is annoying enough to consider utilizing a different browser......

Asked by Dale Danell 5 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 5 days ago

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No Netflix or Amazon Prime on Firefox 90.0.2. (64bit) for MacOS Catalina - Widevine issues

Netflix and Prime Video do not allow video playing and give me errors associated with Widevine. Thing is, all the threads I have found about Widevine issues for Firefox o… (read more)

Netflix and Prime Video do not allow video playing and give me errors associated with Widevine. Thing is, all the threads I have found about Widevine issues for Firefox on MacOS say that new widevine is not supported on or before MacOS 10.11.

I am using a MacbookPro 13" 2012 Running MacOS 10.15.17 (Catalina) Firefox 90.0.2 (64-bit)

Installed Firefox 78.9.0esr as suggested roll back solution and it did not change anything. Reinstalled Firefox 90.0.2 and now Firefox Plugins section is is telling me that "Widevine Content Decryption Module provided by Google Inc. will be installed shortly." but it doesn't seem to change. I have always stayed updated on MacOS and Firefox versions, and suddenly in early 2021 this has become an issue that persists to date.

Is the current status of Widevine for Firefox on MacOS BROKEN?

There are no roll backs that seem to work, and I can't find anyone else with my MacOS and Firefox versions that are reporting the same problem. Streaming is not only the way of the future, it has been the standard for media viewing for over 5 YEARS. Firefox needs to figure how to make widevine work from the get go or it will quickly go the way of the dinosaur.

I don't WANT to use Chrome (thought I currently do for Netflix), please don't suggest that as a solution.

Asked by pMa1 4 days ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

Syncing problems

Despite having set up a Firefox account I am having issues syncing between my Mac and iPhone. The situation: My Mac has my up-to-date bookmarks My iPhone has old bookmark… (read more)

Despite having set up a Firefox account I am having issues syncing between my Mac and iPhone. The situation:

My Mac has my up-to-date bookmarks My iPhone has old bookmarks which I need updating to mirror Mac. Both devices are signed into my Firefox account

However, when I try to sync it leads to my Mac updating with old iPhone bookmarks.

Can anyone help please? How can I ensure my Mac is the default device?

Asked by craig-thomas4 4 days ago

Sign In Not Accepting Password

Anyone else having problems signing in with password. Only started last few days. Is it a glitch as seems to be an intermittent problem. The pop up box keeps reappearing … (read more)

Anyone else having problems signing in with password. Only started last few days. Is it a glitch as seems to be an intermittent problem. The pop up box keeps reappearing after enetering password.

Asked by jdgrasty 4 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 days ago

Possible to change display name for Firefox? [Mac]

I am on MacOS Mojave (10.14.6). I have a few different installations of Firefox for different purposes and I'd like them each to display the custom name I've given them b… (read more)

I am on MacOS Mojave (10.14.6). I have a few different installations of Firefox for different purposes and I'd like them each to display the custom name I've given them by renaming their filename (e.g. changing Firefox.app to something like YouTubeViewer.app). This causes the installation of Firefox to show in my app switcher and elsewhere in the OS as "YouTubeViewer", however when I run YouTubeViewer.app, Firefox still displays "Firefox" in the upper left-hand corner as the application name.

I tried editing the .plist file for each installation to change the value for key CFBundleName from "Firefox" to "YouTubeViewer", but that causes that installation of Firefox to no longer run. I believe this is due to the code-signing and pre-run validation done by the OS.

So, is there any way to get the custom name to display or is just not possible?

Asked by zstei001 4 days ago

sign in

i had firefox account with sync and monitor. I will not reconize my email to sign in. I had to create a new account with the same email that i used before?\ How do i spea… (read more)

i had firefox account with sync and monitor.

I will not reconize my email to sign in.

I had to create a new account with the same email that i used before?\

How do i speak to someone from Mozilla firefox

i need to find out what happened to my original account with all my saved preferences

Asked by mike-taylor1 4 days ago

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Firefox display font

I haven't been able to update Firefox (Mac, desktop) since version 82 because all updates use a font I can't read. Websites are displayed correctly, but bookmarks, most … (read more)

I haven't been able to update Firefox (Mac, desktop) since version 82 because all updates use a font I can't read. Websites are displayed correctly, but bookmarks, most Firefox preferences (including about:config), tab headings and search imputs are as shown in the screenshots.

Today I downloaded version 90 and it's still happening. Please see the screenshots of the Firefox welcome screen, and the font selections in the preferences. The version for the screenshots is a new, clean download using default settings, with no addons or bookmarks.

I don't know if the font is a real language or not.

Asked by Haus 4 days ago

Answered by cor-el 3 days ago

Diiferentiate three top bars of window

How can I differentiate the top three bars of the browser window. If they are all light gray and I have two or three windows open, it is easy to click the wrong area. … (read more)

How can I differentiate the top three bars of the browser window. If they are all light gray and I have two or three windows open, it is easy to click the wrong area.

Asked by michaelskarl 3 days ago

Last reply by JP 1 day ago

Unable to make Firefox my default browser.

I kept restarting the firefox browser or restarting my computer, trying to make it my default browser. I have lost on how many times I kept trying. But no matter what I d… (read more)

I kept restarting the firefox browser or restarting my computer, trying to make it my default browser. I have lost on how many times I kept trying. But no matter what I do, it still continued to have Safari as default browser. Even when I did the system preferences of having Firefox being its default browser, it still didn't work. Either there's a bug or something else. I need to know how to fix this or I will lose my mind..how can I make it default if it won't let me.

Asked by atemuxkimiko 3 days ago

Last reply by Shashank Shekhar 3 days ago

Repeated crash on quit

iMac macOS 11.5 Firefox 90.0.2 Firefox pretty much crashed every time I quit. Doesn't matter if I'm looking at a web page or close all windows before quitting. Restarting… (read more)

iMac macOS 11.5 Firefox 90.0.2

Firefox pretty much crashed every time I quit. Doesn't matter if I'm looking at a web page or close all windows before quitting.

Restarting in Trouble Shoot mode doesn't help either.

The cause seems to be synchronisation - if I sign out of my account and no longer synchronise, the problem goes away and I can quit without Firefox crashing.

Asked by UKLarry 3 days ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 2 days ago

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Version 90.02 D.O.H. unwanted change

I installed FF on my Mac from https://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/firefox/releases/ firefox/releases/90.0/mac/en-US/ sha256 dbc08038e2a26017d360bbf366a935084ed0e0914dc50f3e7e419e… (read more)

I installed FF on my Mac from https://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/firefox/releases/ firefox/releases/90.0/mac/en-US/ sha256 dbc08038e2a26017d360bbf366a935084ed0e0914dc50f3e7e419e5b765c8863. I then performed an update to 90.2 directly via the update notification instead of the direct download and found that D.O.H value changed from cloudflare default to an unknown cira canadian shield.

Why would the default setting change to a unknown Canadian D.O.H. provider when I have a US version of FF installed on a upgrade? See enclosed.

Asked by Mace2 2 days ago

Answered by Mace2 1 day ago

Sound rattling form touch ID bar volume control

Since the last update that took place a few days ago I started having some problems with the sound and luminosity control on the touch ID bar on the M1 mac. Every time I … (read more)

Since the last update that took place a few days ago I started having some problems with the sound and luminosity control on the touch ID bar on the M1 mac. Every time I toggle it up or down the sound background from YouTube starts rattling. I thought it was an OS problem but when I tried to to the same thing with Safari the problem did not occur

Asked by アンドレア 2 days ago

Google Maps doesn't work in FF 90.2 on MacOS (v. 10.15.7)

When I open Google Maps it doesn't show the normal icons for navigation on the map. It doesn't do anything when I have hardware acceleration enabled and I type something … (read more)

When I open Google Maps it doesn't show the normal icons for navigation on the map. It doesn't do anything when I have hardware acceleration enabled and I type something in the search bar. If I disable hardware acceleration it does a search, but in no way can I get it to show the place I want to see. It just shows the map of Rotterdam, where Google thinks I live based on my IP address.

It does work in Safari though, so it's a Firefox problem. I hope you can fix it. Google seems to give the FF team lots of problems.

Asked by tsa22 2 days ago

Last reply by tsa22 13 hours ago

mozilla pages don't load properly

Hi Any mozilla page doesn't load properly. I can't login (just get a picture of blue circle) or cannot install add ons. It gives weird pages. I don't have any add ons ins… (read more)

Hi Any mozilla page doesn't load properly. I can't login (just get a picture of blue circle) or cannot install add ons. It gives weird pages. I don't have any add ons installed and went back to factory settings, which didn't resolve the issue. Can you help? I have to access this support page by surfing with safari I am working on the latest OSX on Mac mini M1. Thanks! Elias

Asked by elias17 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

Pocket install asks to confirm non-existant email address and no way to change

I upgraded to V90.0.2 and tried to install Pocket. The popup gave me an old email address that does not exist, so I changed it to my current email address, logged in, bu… (read more)

I upgraded to V90.0.2 and tried to install Pocket. The popup gave me an old email address that does not exist, so I changed it to my current email address, logged in, but then pocket said it needed to use my email address, but the old email address was in the box and there was no way to change my old email address.

I came here and logged in using my old email address, but I had updated the account so it had my new email address. I logged out and logged in with my new email address, and my settings were the same, with my new email address and my new alternate email address.

No where was my old email address listed for me to change or delete. I see no way to tell FF that email no longer exists. Confusing, I know.

Asked by ChrisG 1 day ago