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Replacing Firefox 78 for OS 10 El Capitan

Hello, I've followed Firefox's invitation to install and update the browser on my Mac. Unfortunately the new version is not compatible with OS 10 El Capitan, my operating… (read more)

Hello, I've followed Firefox's invitation to install and update the browser on my Mac. Unfortunately the new version is not compatible with OS 10 El Capitan, my operating system, so now I can't use Firefox at all. How I do get the old version back?

Thank you, Lars

Asked by larsdrinkrow 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Very odd fonts

Dear Community, I love Firefox but here is how fonts now look like on my old MacBook Pro (v10.13.6). Why is this? How can I fix this? My Firefox version is up-to-date. … (read more)

Dear Community, I love Firefox but here is how fonts now look like on my old MacBook Pro (v10.13.6). Why is this? How can I fix this? My Firefox version is up-to-date. As shown on the screenshots below, on Chrome fonts appear to be normal. Thanks so much for your guidance!


/moved thread from Firefox for iOS (for iPhone/iPad) to (desktop) Firefox section.

Asked by hrschindler 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Can not switch between Gmail accounts (possible due to new update)

Hi, I recently updated Mozilla browser for Mac today (version 99.0.1, 64-Bit on April 13, 2022). And now I can not switch between my Gmail accounts that I am signed into … (read more)

Hi,

I recently updated Mozilla browser for Mac today (version 99.0.1, 64-Bit on April 13, 2022). And now I can not switch between my Gmail accounts that I am signed into (from the top right icon, switch accounts) all it does is load and bring me back to the default account I have set up. It is a bit frustrating since I have to manually log back in everytime and it was so seamless before.

Any help is appreciated.

Asked by Cillian.Cross 9 months ago

Answered by Cillian.Cross 9 months ago

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Can't restore previous session tabs after Firefox crash using Firefox 95 on Mac

I have consulted https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-do-i-restore-my-tabs-last-time. That article says: -Click on the menu button [three lines at the upper right] to… (read more)

I have consulted https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-do-i-restore-my-tabs-last-time. That article says:

-Click on the menu button [three lines at the upper right] to open the menu panel. -Click History. -Click Recently Closed Tabs.

I am using Firefox 95.0.2 for Mac (iOS 10.15.7). There is no "Recently Closed Tabs" option to click after clicking on History per the above instruction. I have saved various files from the time of the crash, in particular "previous.jsonlz4" (a 20.6 MB file, as I had a very large number of tabs open). Is there any way to use this or some other file to restore my old tabs?


/moved thread from Firefox for iOS (for iPhone/iPad) to Firefox (desktop) section as you have macOS.

Asked by PLS1 1 year ago

Answered by PLS1 1 year ago

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Error in 98.0.1! When I click on web link in email, does not open new tab, but goes to last used tab - wrong!

Fix this bug ASAP - I can't get to any new sites on FF 98.0.1 since it updated yesterday! Need to go to the link I clicked in an email in a new tab. URGENT! On a MacBoo… (read more)

Fix this bug ASAP - I can't get to any new sites on FF 98.0.1 since it updated yesterday! Need to go to the link I clicked in an email in a new tab. URGENT! On a MacBook Pro. Has worked fine for years, til this update yesterday.

    • Please reply to [email removed from public] The email I had to log in under no longer exists! Help! **


/edit: moved thread from Firefox for iOS (iPhone/iPad) to (desktop) Firefox section as you have macOS.

Asked by dianerjones 10 months ago

Answered by dianerjones 10 months ago

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Older Version Firefox - Blank Screen

Hi, I recently installed Firefox 49.0.2 on my mac which is up to date on OS Monterey. When I opened Firefox the browser screen was completely blank. I can see the URL b… (read more)

Hi, I recently installed Firefox 49.0.2 on my mac which is up to date on OS Monterey. When I opened Firefox the browser screen was completely blank. I can see the URL bar and when I move my mouse I can see that there are links on the page which I can click on, but the screen is blank.

I've tried redownloading Firefox as well as other, older versions and they also show a blank screen. Only the browser screen is blank; if I click on add-ons a new tab opens and I can see that.

The link below has three screenshots showing exactly what I can see. Hopefully this makes sense. Thanks

https://docs.google.com/document/d/15wbDxK16sbGMDdsmWjuGjZ-w3mF9o2YvEGwiOSFsPtc/edit?usp=sharing

Asked by aosterbrock 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Disable Autofill

Hi, I cannot find a way to turn off/disable the "AutoFill" setting... it keeps on revealing my email addresses before I've typed them out. I'm not a fan of these securit… (read more)

Hi,

I cannot find a way to turn off/disable the "AutoFill" setting... it keeps on revealing my email addresses before I've typed them out.

I'm not a fan of these security breeches. Firefox is giving the wrong info online about disabling this feature because each time I try to disable in preferences/privacy... there is no "dropdown menu" whatsoever.

Any help on this matter will be most appreciated.

Asked by aaw2799 9 months ago

Answered by aaw2799 9 months ago

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Bookmarks

I'm on a Mac desktop. Favorite Bookmarks have stopped displaying in View > Toolbars > Bookmarks Toolbars (set either to Show All or Only Show on New Tab. I have ve… (read more)

I'm on a Mac desktop. Favorite Bookmarks have stopped displaying in View > Toolbars > Bookmarks Toolbars (set either to Show All or Only Show on New Tab. I have verified the favorites are still there in Bookmarks > Bookmarks Toolbar, but when View > Toolbars > Bookmarks Toolbars is opened it displays an empty bar.


/moved thread from Firefox for iOS (for iPhone/iPad) to Firefox (for desktop) section.

Asked by hdillon37 1 year ago

Answered by hdillon37 1 year ago

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Changing background colors

I recently upgraded to the newest version of Firefox for iOS (version 96.0.2). Is there any way to change the background colors of the Home page and other windows? I fi… (read more)

I recently upgraded to the newest version of Firefox for iOS (version 96.0.2). Is there any way to change the background colors of the Home page and other windows? I find white characters on a dark background hard to read and would prefer black characters on a light background.


/moved thread from Firefox for iOS (for iPhone/iPad) to Firefox section

Asked by Bigdoglover 1 year ago

Answered by Terry 1 year ago

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Unable to play some videos on "The New Daily" (AU) site Error code 242632

There are some videos on this News site; https://thenewdaily.com.au/news/politics/australian-politics/2022/07/26/anthony-albanese-challenges-paul-bongiorno/ Error code 2… (read more)

There are some videos on this News site;

https://thenewdaily.com.au/news/politics/australian-politics/2022/07/26/anthony-albanese-challenges-paul-bongiorno/

Error code 242632 "The video cannot be played on this browser"

Asked by Bozwell 6 months ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 5 months ago

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Firefox stopped working on two different macOS systems

I have Firefox on an old MacBook which hasn't had its macOS updated for a couple of years, and a new Mac running up-to-date Monterey. In both, Firefox has just developed … (read more)

I have Firefox on an old MacBook which hasn't had its macOS updated for a couple of years, and a new Mac running up-to-date Monterey. In both, Firefox has just developed the same problems at the same time: pages won't load, and the program won't shut down normally -- I have to use force quit. Safari works fine and I've tried all the usual solutions, bar deleting and reloading the app. I don't want to do that yet since the problem is the same on two different computers and an old and a new macOS. Since Firefox has recently updated, has that caused the problem?


edited iOS to macOS as iOS is a mobile OS for iPhones and moved thread to (desktop) Firefox section.

Asked by PJCMcAuley 1 year ago

Answered by PJCMcAuley 1 year ago

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Reinstalled Firefox and now makes me reregister every time I open it!

I love Firefox and have used it for years! I am working on a Macbook Air, with the latest Big Sur iOS. Today Firefox was working fine. Then (in an attempt to use a new so… (read more)

I love Firefox and have used it for years!

I am working on a Macbook Air, with the latest Big Sur iOS.

Today Firefox was working fine.

Then (in an attempt to use a new software that requires an old version of Firefox) I uninstalled my current Firefox and installed an old version of Firefox. (Side note: the old version of Firefox would not work with the new software's imacros because of Big Sur. So I have installed Parallels so I can run the new software on Windows.)

Soooooooo, I uninstalled the old version of Firefox, and then downloaded the lastest version of Firefox. I installed it as instructed.

Two things are happening:

1. Firefox icons in Applications and in the dock both show as a shortcut. I cannot seem to install a non--shortcut version of Firefox! 2. EVERY time I now open Firefox, it requires me to re-login to Firefox AND reinstall the extensions. Very annoying!

So I know I'm missing something. Not real technie, so any help is appreciated!

Thank you!

Asked by kip3 1 year ago

Answered by kip3 1 year ago

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Mac Bookmark dialogue box issue

When I select "Add Bookmark" from the Bookmark dropdown menu on the menu bar, the popup menu to select the location (folder) to place the bookmark quickly flashes open an… (read more)

When I select "Add Bookmark" from the Bookmark dropdown menu on the menu bar, the popup menu to select the location (folder) to place the bookmark quickly flashes open and closed. The bookmark is created, but it is created in the last place that a bookmark was added. If I am still on that tab and I try to use "Edit Bookmark" from the menu bar to open the pop up it also just flashes up and closes.

If I move away from that tab to another one, and then come back to it, the "Edit Bookmark is not even listed as an option."

Can you please assist.



/edit: moved thread from Firefox for iOS (for iPhone/iPad) to Firefox section as you have macOS<b/b>.

Asked by ric9 5 months ago

Answered by ric9 5 months ago

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Impossible to log in to PSN

Hello, I have a long lasting issue of logging in to my Sony PSN account on Firefox on iOS. When I try to log in, following message (in Czech) shows: Připojení k serveru s… (read more)

Hello, I have a long lasting issue of logging in to my Sony PSN account on Firefox on iOS. When I try to log in, following message (in Czech) shows: Připojení k serveru se nepodařilo navázat (18.758f1402.1637667594.2a7e98ef). It translates something like "Connection to the server was not possible to achieve." The issue is confirmed on Mozilla as on Chrome on the same Mac I do not have this problem. Also I can log throu android app, or Mozilla on android. So Mozilla for iOS is the only one causing the issue. Thank ou for looking into it. If necessary I am available for further questioning or help with investigation. Michal

Asked by stoned.pot 1 year ago

Answered by James 1 year ago

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Browser crashes at startup

I bought a new system with latest OS Big Sur, I'm using Firefox v49.1 (required version) for my official purpose. So I installed this version in my Mac and it works smoot… (read more)

I bought a new system with latest OS Big Sur, I'm using Firefox v49.1 (required version) for my official purpose. So I installed this version in my Mac and it works smoothly, suddenly it quits and showing crash alert. I reinstalled again and again, but it's not worked. I fed up with this issue. Please guide me to solve this. Previously I was using Mac with High Sierra OS. That time I haven't face this issue ever.

Asked by santhanooz 1 year ago

Last reply by AliceWyman 1 year ago

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403 Forbidden in Mac

Thank you to the kind replies I received on how to sort my access to Disneylivecams.com. However all replies must relate to pc options and not mac as the headings are no… (read more)

Thank you to the kind replies I received on how to sort my access to

Disneylivecams.com.

However all replies must relate to pc options and not mac as the headings are not there in mac as the kind people have asked me to look for

Any other Ideas please

Asked by Gary Friar 11 months ago

Last reply by James 11 months ago