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open browser to black screen

This screen displays brackets in the corners defining the corners of a square in the middle of the screen. You cannot pinch it to make it larger or smaller or sm… (read more)

This screen displays brackets in the corners defining the corners of a square in the middle of the screen. You cannot pinch it to make it larger or smaller or smaller. If you scroll up on the windows it closes Mozilla. The only way to get rid of it to use the browser normally is to reboot my Samsung phone.

Asked by mkbk8 4 weeks ago

Last reply by Paul 4 weeks ago

"Troubleshooting Mozilla Firefox: How to Resolve Common Issues with Mozilla Support"

"How can I troubleshoot and resolve common issues with my Mozilla Firefox browser using the resources available on the Mozilla Support website?" … (read more)

"How can I troubleshoot and resolve common issues with my Mozilla Firefox browser using the resources available on the Mozilla Support website?"

Asked by Saimir Agolli 1 month ago

Last reply by Joe Root 3 weeks ago

White screen when accessing Google.com

I get a blank white screen when I access https://www.google.com on Firefox for Android Started about 1 hour ago Switch to a different connection - error still occurs Swi… (read more)

I get a blank white screen when I access https://www.google.com on Firefox for Android Started about 1 hour ago

Switch to a different connection - error still occurs Switch from Firefox to Firefox Focus - error still occurs Clearing cache and cookies - error still occurs

Going to https://one.google.com works Typing in the search bar and viewing the search results works Accessing all other URLs works

Accessing https://www.google.com on Chrome works

How do I resolve the issue?

Asked by DEATHFISH 4 months ago

Last reply by Paul 4 months ago

The screen of the webpage is flickering

Hello, I've recently began to experience some pretty nasty behavior of firefox on android. After some time of using the browser (with closing the app in between), The sc… (read more)

Hello,

I've recently began to experience some pretty nasty behavior of firefox on android. After some time of using the browser (with closing the app in between), The screen starts to flicker (on every website) and the app becomes unusable. I have to force stop the app for it to work for a while again, until it starts flickering again. I have few theories myself (Something wrong with the web-engine, or garbage collector perhaps?) but I don't know how true they are. I did recently update to Android 14 and didn't see this behavior beforehand. I can't show a demonstration because I can't attach video's. Can I post a link to a video?

Asked by fireFerry 5 months ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 5 months ago

Power Draw

The power draw can be heinous. In 37 minutes of use so far for this full charging cycle, it has used 5 times the power (measured by Android's battery page) as RedReader h… (read more)

The power draw can be heinous. In 37 minutes of use so far for this full charging cycle, it has used 5 times the power (measured by Android's battery page) as RedReader has in its roughly 2.5 hours. Is there a way that can be brought to heel a bit?

Asked by Xana452 5 months ago

Last reply by jeffrey johns 5 months ago

Battery usage on Android

I used the Firefox mobile app for a while now and I noticed a high battery usage from it. If 10% of battery gets drained during the night, at least 75% of that is used by… (read more)

I used the Firefox mobile app for a while now and I noticed a high battery usage from it. If 10% of battery gets drained during the night, at least 75% of that is used by Firefox (according to the battery stats of my Pixel 6)

Is it possible to slow down the background sync or maybe dont sync at all during the night if the phone is locked?

Thanks.

Asked by iTzVirtual_ 4 months ago

Last reply by welchia 4 months ago

Firefox not displaying a portion of page's content

This has happened to me for days now. Firefox keeps hiding a portion of the page, and I have to zoom to see the parts that are hidden. Can someone help me with this error… (read more)

This has happened to me for days now. Firefox keeps hiding a portion of the page, and I have to zoom to see the parts that are hidden. Can someone help me with this error? (tor). Disabled all extensions, cleared cache and data as well.

Asked by ThisIsNot150Characters 4 months ago

Last reply by Garrett24 3 months ago

Javascript not working more and more

Websites are mostly reporting that my browser Firefox Android latest needs advanced or enhanced Javascript support and about:config no longer works. All sites working in… (read more)

Websites are mostly reporting that my browser Firefox Android latest needs advanced or enhanced Javascript support and about:config no longer works.

All sites working in Microsoft Edge for Android.

Asked by JWvanLohuizen 1 month ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 1 month ago

Android, google blank page

Hello, i have a problem since yesterday afternoon, google.com always loads to a blank page as you can see in the screenshot bellow. Fixes I tried: -Deleted cache within… (read more)

Hello, i have a problem since yesterday afternoon, google.com always loads to a blank page as you can see in the screenshot bellow.

Fixes I tried: -Deleted cache within android app management. (Firefox cache) -Deleted cache within firefox

-reinstalled app.

Asked by wooxt3r 4 months ago

Last reply by Paul 4 months ago

Now it's web based pdf viewers that Android Can't Utilize?

I'm everyone working on Firefox is absolutely sick and tired of hearing from us Android users bellyaching, usually about incredibly ubiquitous, very basic features, which… (read more)

I'm everyone working on Firefox is absolutely sick and tired of hearing from us Android users bellyaching, usually about incredibly ubiquitous, very basic features, which somehow only affect our OS, so let me apologize before I begin, and yes I do know it's a bug, and read a rumor Firefox 57 may fix it, to keep your reply as minimal as necessary.

I recently migrated back to you, and while it hasn't been any complex issues, I spent an figuring out I couldn't simply open my browser to a specific URL, though yes I did apply the quasi-work around option of making it a permanent page/icon, which I can click, though this took another investigation in itself, because for some reason Google News(web based url) doesn't doesn't even list as a website in the hamburger menu, which changes it to an app. Yeah, it is indeed an app, but I'm using the URL so this just seems like it was built to confuse, which thankfully a post on Reddit made crystal clear, along with plenty of company of other confused people.

Now my next issue I now know I can't even fix, but simply would appreciate an idea of when/if the bug will be stomped. I, of course, have a couple of fillable pdf files I need to fill in and email, so during my breaks yesterday I finally found(tons of answers out there obviously between old builds/OS) out this was a bug, and Android users simply cannot use web based pdf editors till it's repaired (I'm an old school programmer, detest downloading any app I'm not power using, especially if there's a web based version, even Google News that I read constantly, I stick w/website, because as you know we already have more apps than our hardware's performance can handle. Found a github post, stating this might be fixed in Version 57? I looked at the About Firefox, and saw a 119 number, but it wasn't clear if that was build, or what number there was. I just downloaded Firefox, so do you have any idea when/if any of these very basic features are going to be fixed?

From my reading, it sounds as if this new Android build is still very much in it's infancy, and understand it takes time and updates to get things high and tight, and I wouldn't even be bothering you had I found anything here or elsewhere that wasn't utterly vague. So perhaps first, when is the next build due, and second, is there any specific info as to what we can expect to see fixed and third will there be a homepage button, that we can put a specific url in along with regaining the ability to view/edit pdf files that are web based? I, obviously am just going to have to use my old ad ridden browser to accomplish this, but I'd sure like to stay default with your browser after spending all this time making it just that, and forbthe fact that otherwise, Firefox Android has accomplished everything else I was hoping to nip in the butt,along with finally getting back my ability to highly customize my browser. Sorry again if there's an answer here to all of this, I really did make an effort to find something too, and thank you for your time.

Asked by theflyingpeacock 2 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 months ago