Bookmarks v81 - Just Access, Not Create Another Tab

Hi All, I want to access ABC News, then change to viewing NBC News, etc. I just want to go from one bookmarked site to another with the least amount of hassle - just like… (read more)

Hi All,

I want to access ABC News, then change to viewing NBC News, etc. I just want to go from one bookmarked site to another with the least amount of hassle - just like how the desktop version works.

Q #1) With android v81 I tap the menu 3dots, select Bookmarks dropdown, tap on the Bookmark name/URL, it opens but as a new tab (3 steps). I must eventually close this tab >Select tabs icon, tap X to close that tab, then select the tab I just left. This is now SIX STEPS. I just want one open tab and change that URL to other bookmarked sites. I can't find a way to do this, or setting to change.

In the previous version I would I would tap the address bar, it defaulted to viewing Bookmarks tab. I selected a bookmark and the page would open - Done. This was TWO STEPS.

Q #2) BOOKMARK ORDER: "We listened to what features you want...blah blah". Is there a way to reorder bookmarks? Our bookmarks migrated into v81 are not alphabetical, by date saved, by URL, or even in their order from the previous version. This is just odd. Does anyone know the criteria on how v81 reordered bookmarks?

The previous version put new bookmarks at the very bottom of the list. People hated this and asked year after for the ability to rearrange their order. It's a tiny ask, 60 minutes worth of code. Many just don't want to push their highly personal bookmarks through a server (Create account -Sync with PC). To get their list order Android users would remove all bookmarks then add them by one in the order they want, doing this several times a year as the list changes. Mozilla has allowed the reorder of Bookmarks in the desktop version since it's inception. So there's has to be an ulterior motive why they won't allow this with mobile devices.

Asked by AZMedia 13 hours ago

Video preview showing slideshow rather than playing video

When visiting some websites such as PornHub, sliding your finger across a video while scrolling down the page can preview the video in some browsers. But on Firefox Andro… (read more)

When visiting some websites such as PornHub, sliding your finger across a video while scrolling down the page can preview the video in some browsers. But on Firefox Android, it seems to show only a lame still-image slideshow for the preview. Is this something I can change? Thanks.

Asked by ZPERO 6 days ago

firefox is dead

this is the second firefox update i have downloaded on my android tablets, and none of them work anymore, when you open firefox the tablets reboot after 5 seconds... I ha… (read more)

this is the second firefox update i have downloaded on my android tablets, and none of them work anymore, when you open firefox the tablets reboot after 5 seconds... I hate to say this but your latest version of firefox for android has caused me to switch to google chrome... I have been using firefox and its predecessor netscape since 1995... Why would you pass along an update version that does not work to people... I have 7 tablets in my household and all 7 are doing this...

Asked by rjmarks 6 days ago

Last reply by rjmarks 5 days ago

Problem with opening websites and last cached copy always loads first

Hi, I am not really that happy with the latest version of Firefox android and i have used it for years. I used to really like that my bookmarks were the first thing that … (read more)

Hi, I am not really that happy with the latest version of Firefox android and i have used it for years.

I used to really like that my bookmarks were the first thing that showed when i opened Firefox and i never had the issue i am having now either.

Before this new version i would tap on one of my bookmarks and a new refreshed version of that site would always load, i am finding that to make things a a bit quicker and still have some sort of bookmarks on my home screen i have had to add sites either to collections or to what you now call top sites.

I don't know why i can't just have my bookmarks on the front as they are the sites i always go to and the way you have changed it has just made it hard to do things, i feel like i shouldn't have had to setup collections and top sites just to have the same thing?

The main issue is that when i tap on sites from top sites or collections a copy of the last time i visited that site shows and i have to refresh it every time to get the latest content, this is especially a nuisance for news sites such as bbc etc. this didn't happen prior when i used to just select the site i wanted from my bookmarks?

I know tapping on the top right and going to bookmarks isn't exactly hard, but you have made it all 'feel' harder than it was before, it was easy to open multiple sites from bookmarks before as well and now that feels hard to having to long press and then select all the sites i want to open first.

Is there any way the issue regarding sites not opening with the latest contents be fixed and if this isn't an issue as such as far as you see it, could there be at least an option in settings so that people then have to option to load an old cached copy of sites to make loading faster or to load new contents so that the user has the option?

Regards

James

Asked by james_uk 5 days ago

Collapse bookmark list when modifying the folder of a bookmark

Dear community, does anybody know a mean to collapse the individual folders of the bookmark list when editing bookmarks? I sync my bookmarks from the desktop browser - th… (read more)

Dear community, does anybody know a mean to collapse the individual folders of the bookmark list when editing bookmarks?

I sync my bookmarks from the desktop browser - therefore I've got a lot of nested bookmark folders.

When I try to stash away a new bookmark on my android device I get the full expanded list of my bookmark folders, which makes it difficult to find the correct base folder.

Thanks for ideas !

Yours Wolfgang

Asked by Dr. W. Wirth 5 days ago

Last reply by Dr. W. Wirth 5 days ago

Firefox for Android repeatedly attempting .pdf download and failing

I went to a restaurant a few weeks ago. They had the menu available for download with a qr code, rather than handing out paper copies. I attempted to download the .pdf,… (read more)

I went to a restaurant a few weeks ago. They had the menu available for download with a qr code, rather than handing out paper copies. I attempted to download the .pdf, however, it would never complete. Since then, a couple times a week, at different times of day, I get a notification that the menu.pdf download has failed. How do I make it stop attempting the download?

I have closed and restarted Firefox and cleared the cache with no positive results.

Galaxy Note 8 Firefox 81.1.4

Asked by Agonnazar 4 days ago

Android pop-up about failed download comes back again and again (same downloads)

I want top get rid of the popups about the failed downloads (and want to stay informed about coming downloads --> no deactivation of pop-ups in general wanted) for che… (read more)

I want top get rid of the popups about the failed downloads (and want to stay informed about coming downloads --> no deactivation of pop-ups in general wanted)

for checking, which pop-ups are meint check attached pic

Asked by chartsbreaker 3 days ago

Alcatel 3L mobile with Firefox browser.

'''My new Android 10, mobile above with Firefox installed displays the message 'the browser is not suppoprted by its platform'. Though the browser is working , is there a… (read more)

'''My new Android 10, mobile above with Firefox installed displays the message 'the browser is not suppoprted by its platform'. Though the browser is working , is there a Firefox updae to resolve this issue? bold text'

An early response would be appreciated. Thank you.

Asked by b.ingleby 3 days ago

Last reply by b.ingleby 2 days ago

Firefox for Android Crashed when open hypertext from Wattpad app

Steps to reproduce 1. Choose Firefox for Android as default 2. Click hypertext from bio on any Wattpad account profil from app Mozilla Crash Reports links link text … (read more)

Steps to reproduce 1. Choose Firefox for Android as default 2. Click hypertext from bio on any Wattpad account profil from app

Mozilla Crash Reports links link text

Asked by Nawan 2 days ago

photos in natural in sight reports

I have a Samsung Note 9 and I use Natural Insight for my reports for work. The problem that has started is when I need to add a photo to a report it lets me take a pictur… (read more)

I have a Samsung Note 9 and I use Natural Insight for my reports for work. The problem that has started is when I need to add a photo to a report it lets me take a picture but doesn't save it to the report. This started after the major update for firefox for android Ive checked permissions and they are all there

Asked by taurus511 2 days ago

No long press menu appearing in downloads to delete a specific download or multiple downloads

I'm using the latest version of Firefox on Android. I downloaded a file which I eventually thought is of no use so I thought that it should be deleted. For that, I tried … (read more)

I'm using the latest version of Firefox on Android.

I downloaded a file which I eventually thought is of no use so I thought that it should be deleted. For that, I tried to delete it from the downloads section of the app itself.

But I noticed that no file(s) could be deleted from the application because the long press menu functionality is not working. Furthermore, there is no option to delete multiple downloads at once by selecting them from the list itself.

I have attached a screenshot under this post. I tired to delete the last file by long pressing it. But nothing happened. However if I enable the "External Download Manager", I am able to delete or love the files. But that's obviously increasing steps unnecessarily for a simple task. Please have a look over it and you will understand how there is no response when I tried to use a normal functionality.

Thank You. Kind Regards, VIVEK RAO ANAND

Asked by Vivek Rao Anand 1 day ago

How to disable app integration?

How can i completely disable firefox allowing app integrations? Apps does not honor their own settings to not use that, and yet they open firefox in app. Facebooks settin… (read more)

How can i completely disable firefox allowing app integrations? Apps does not honor their own settings to not use that, and yet they open firefox in app.

Facebooks setting to open links externally is one of those that doesnt work.

Do i have to remove firefox to get rid of the in app integration?!

Asked by stefan47 1 day ago

Last reply by stefan47 20 hours ago

Firefox root CA Cert Import

I'm trying to import a CA cert on Firefox on android, there isn't a way to import the same way as on the desktop version, from settings. I've tried putting the CA Cert on… (read more)

I'm trying to import a CA cert on Firefox on android, there isn't a way to import the same way as on the desktop version, from settings. I've tried putting the CA Cert on a website and downloading it, I've read that using this method Firefox would recognize that it is a CA cert, and offer to install it. I've also tried using the file:///path/to/ca/cert.crt but it just opens it as a text file.

how can I import a CA cert file on Firefox Android? is there an add-on, or ADB command? a way with root on android? a separate app to import it? How is this done?

Asked by jerry64 19 hours ago

New firefox not in open with list

After my firefox got upgraded to the newest version 81.0.2 in android tablet, the firefox is missing from 'Open with' list. Previous, when I try to open my downloaded or … (read more)

After my firefox got upgraded to the newest version 81.0.2 in android tablet, the firefox is missing from 'Open with' list. Previous, when I try to open my downloaded or saved html file, the firefox app is one of the 'Open with' list. However, after the firefox is auto upgraded, the firefox app is gone from the open list. I tried to installed serveral file manager, all of them can not see firefox. Is there a bug or some setting I missed? I tried set firefox as default app, which does not help.

Asked by ZHB402 6 days ago

Last reply by ZHB402 17 hours ago

Unopened Tabs - Are They Always Live/Updating?

Hi All, If you have 20 or so unopened tabs, each is a different website, are they communicating with their servers in real time, updating, etc.? Or does the content on th… (read more)

Hi All,

If you have 20 or so unopened tabs, each is a different website, are they communicating with their servers in real time, updating, etc.? Or does the content on these tabs only go live when the tab is opened? My concern is that by having several tabs unopened I am allowing numerous servers to constantly collect data on my browsing habits and phone.

Sorry, this might be a silly question.

Asked by AZMedia 13 hours ago

Tabs that haven't been visited vanish when switching apps

When I open a few pages in new tabs and then switch apps or lock the screen or press the home button (ie. minimize Firefox), all the opened pages which I haven't seen wou… (read more)

When I open a few pages in new tabs and then switch apps or lock the screen or press the home button (ie. minimize Firefox), all the opened pages which I haven't seen would just vanish.

For example, I opened 10 articles from search results while doing some research, see two of those tabs and then make a quick switch to a messaging app. When I come back to Firefox, it'll show only the two tabs that I've seen and the other 8 would've vanished.)

This has been happening for multiple weeks now, but still hasn't been fixed even though it's a pretty major issue. Tried on multiple devices running Android 10 and got the same results.

Asked by Rajesh 1 day ago

Last reply by Rajesh 9 hours ago

Android app crashing

The latest version of Firefox keeps crashing on my Huawei M3 I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling clearing the cashe .I have never had this problem with precious ve… (read more)

The latest version of Firefox keeps crashing on my Huawei M3 I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling clearing the cashe .I have never had this problem with precious versions .

Asked by pkthesprings 8 hours ago

problem with update 20 oktober 2020 Android Tablet Samsung 7.0 .

I use Fire Fox on computer tablet en telefoon. On Tablet Samsung 7.0 after update 20 oktober 2020 it don't work any more. I dit delete it an instale it new. But i can't … (read more)

I use Fire Fox on computer tablet en telefoon. On Tablet Samsung 7.0 after update 20 oktober 2020 it don't work any more. I dit delete it an instale it new. But i can't sign in or sync with cupmuter. Help please. Marian van Soest Netherlands


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Asked by mvansoest14 5 hours ago

no startpage

I installed Firefox on my laptop and it works perfect, so I also installed it on my smartphone, but when I click on the symbol I get no startpage as I do on my laptop, so… (read more)

I installed Firefox on my laptop and it works perfect, so I also installed it on my smartphone, but when I click on the symbol I get no startpage as I do on my laptop, so what can I do ?

Asked by Lucien.Lemmens2 5 days ago

Last reply by Lucien.Lemmens2 5 hours ago