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Create passwords fields on Firefox for Android, not only on Desktop

Hello, on Firefox Desktop you can create custom password fields, putting the manual website, username and password; I use this possibility to store personal data, like pi… (read more)

Hello, on Firefox Desktop you can create custom password fields, putting the manual website, username and password; I use this possibility to store personal data, like pins and other codes. Why on Android there isn't the possibility? I see there is on Lockwise, but password stored there remain on Lockwise, they aren't synced with Firefox ecosystem, adding that I find Lockwise useless, as it never syncs new Firefox passwords, losing its primary use. Thank you, waiting for your answers.

Asked by dav9597 2 days ago

Add Collections to Firefox Sync

Firefox for Mobile needs to sync Collections too. My wife typically trusts me to make the tech decisions in my household, and is fine with using and supporting Mozilla an… (read more)

Firefox for Mobile needs to sync Collections too.

My wife typically trusts me to make the tech decisions in my household, and is fine with using and supporting Mozilla and Firefox. Overall, she likes the new Mobile Firefox too, as do I.

She's a typical Tab Hoarder kind of user. On her last phone, I introduced her to Collections. Much easier to use and get to than Bookmarks, easy to understand, good at helping her control the immense amount of tabs she otherwise has open. She basically fell in love with the feature.

A few days ago she got a new phone. We still have her old one, but the screen is 1/3 cracks and it no longer holds a charge well. "Well loved", for sure.

Install Firefox on new phone --> sync over her stuff --> all good... Well, wait... Where are her collections with her hundred-or-more tabs in them for various stuff?

Turns out they don't sync?

I've been helping her manually move over the tabs from the collections on her old phone to the new phone, but I feel *extremely* lucky we still have the phone. If she'd lost her phone instead, that would be quite the amount of time she'd spent getting acquainted with and using this feature just to find it doesn't save anywhere.

This was all essentially written as a real-life use-case, for the following plea:

Please, *please* add Collections to what is able to be synced with the Firefox Sync feature.

Asked by AreBC 2 weeks ago

Last reply by Pino.Marittimo 6 days ago

Syncing disabled on android

Hi, I am signed in on 2 pc's and an android phone (Galaxy note 8). The pc's sync between them just fine but the phone won't. While I can send tabs between the phone and t… (read more)

Hi, I am signed in on 2 pc's and an android phone (Galaxy note 8). The pc's sync between them just fine but the phone won't. While I can send tabs between the phone and the pc's since the last update I cannot sync any items at all on the phone.

a. On the phone the "last synchronized" line shows "never". b. All options to select synchronization items are grey and cannot be selected. c. Tapping the sync symbol does not do anything.

I tried: 1. Signing in and out on all devices. 2. Restarting all devices. 3. Forcing sync on all devices.

I do not want to lose my phone history or bookmarks and do not want to uninstall the app. This also means I cannot revert to an older version as that would delete the history and bookmarks.

I have tried logging in on a different phone with firefox V61 and had no issues with the sync.

Asked by roi 4 months ago

Last reply by Seburo 3 weeks ago

Firefox needs manual Sync to receive a tab

When I try to send a tab from Firefox Android to PC, everything is instant. If I try to send from PC to mobile, the tab with never come if I don't manually sync the accou… (read more)

When I try to send a tab from Firefox Android to PC, everything is instant. If I try to send from PC to mobile, the tab with never come if I don't manually sync the account from the mobile device.

I'm not sure if this is a bug or I need to tweak a system setting, but Firefox Android will never receive the tab if I won't manually sync the android device.

Asked by ynsc 3 weeks ago

Last reply by Seburo 3 weeks ago

Send Tab to Device from Desktop (v85.0) to Firefox for Android (v84.1.4) tab notification does not appear on mobile

Sending tabs from Firefox desktop (version 85.0, Windows 10) do not arrive to Firefox for Android (version 84.1.4) - phone does not show notification about new tab. What … (read more)

Sending tabs from Firefox desktop (version 85.0, Windows 10) do not arrive to Firefox for Android (version 84.1.4) - phone does not show notification about new tab.

What I do On desktop: Right click on tab > Send Tab to Device > Firefox on <device>. Next I see blue notification on desktop saying "Sent!"

Problem After I send from desktop I do not see notification on mobile device with new tab arriving. Notification simply never arrives.

Workaround On mobile device: (three dots menu) > Settings > Accounts (My Account) > Sync now. All the tabs that I sent previously will arrive now. I have to do this every time I send tabs from desktop.


What I have tried

  • Restart Firefox for Android
  • Disconnect and connect mobile device to account.
  • Check for updates

Are there some additional troubleshooting steps that I can do, e.g. collect logs?

Other notes

  • This has been happening for a while now, at least couple of months and I am unable to pinpoint when it started.
  • Sending tab from Firefox for Android to Desktop works instantly.
  • Bookmarks, Synced tabs and History always sync as expected.
  • When I am doing the workaround, in Account settings, below "Sync now" text it always says: "Last synced: 0 minutes ago".

Asked by Gustas 1 month ago

Firefox send tab between PC and Android issue

Hi, When I am sending a tab from my Android phone to my PC it all works fine (the tab shows up in a second), but when I send the tab from the PC to my Android device the … (read more)

Hi,

When I am sending a tab from my Android phone to my PC it all works fine (the tab shows up in a second), but when I send the tab from the PC to my Android device the tab won't show up until I go to Firefox settings-> Firefox account on my android and I click on sync now (even though sync is enabled all the time).

Is there a way to make the Android auto sync all the time without me clicking it?

Asked by Martin 1 month ago

How to fix wrong email address for sync?

I had a typo in my e-mail address when I was registering for synchronization, I miss the final letter, so I do not get the verification code. I need to edit the e-mail ad… (read more)

I had a typo in my e-mail address when I was registering for synchronization, I miss the final letter, so I do not get the verification code. I need to edit the e-mail address at the settings.

Asked by valerano 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago

sync desktop with android tablet

When I try to synchronize with QR code I get a fault 500. If I try via email address it says my password is incorrect, when I then try to change my password via password … (read more)

When I try to synchronize with QR code I get a fault 500. If I try via email address it says my password is incorrect, when I then try to change my password via password forgotten, it says my email address is incorrect, catch 22 thus. What now?

Asked by jimbullock1 1 month ago

Sync opened tabs between iOS and android

Having an issue with Firefox sync opened tabs. 3 devices (Mac, iPad, Pixel 5) are synced with my account. Mac and iPad are showing all opened tabs. On my Google Pixel 5,… (read more)

Having an issue with Firefox sync opened tabs.

3 devices (Mac, iPad, Pixel 5) are synced with my account. Mac and iPad are showing all opened tabs. On my Google Pixel 5, I only can see opened tabs from the Mac, not from the iPad. Vice versa, iPad shows me opened tabs from my Pixel 5.

Am i doing something wrong or misunderstanding the feature?

Asked by chrx 1 month ago