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Qwant search string returns 404 error

I pasted the listed search string modified for making Qwant my default search engine https://www.qwant.com/search?q=%s but it returns an error whem I try to do a search. … (read more)

I pasted the listed search string modified for making Qwant my default search engine https://www.qwant.com/search?q=%s but it returns an error whem I try to do a search.

I suspect this is a lack of clarity in the instructions https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/manage-my-default-search-engines-firefox-android?as=u&utm_source=inproduct

I would appreciate a step-by-step fix, leaving out no steps. Thanks!

Asked by JM 14 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 7 hours ago

listen to text

hello , FF has the listen to text option on the browser when using the desktop by pressing the book thing next too the link .but when using FF on phone you still have the… (read more)

hello , FF has the listen to text option on the browser when using the desktop by pressing the book thing next too the link .but when using FF on phone you still have the option to make the page to text only but the listening option disappears . can this feature be available on the phone too?

or am i doing something wrong the the option exists ?

Asked by poles00 20 hours ago

Last reply by Seburo 12 hours ago

search/browse/manage history on Firefox android

This question has been asked before, but "you can help" by explaining to the FF team that the current answer is ludicrous: FF on Android needs to allow users to browse/se… (read more)

This question has been asked before, but "you can help" by explaining to the FF team that the current answer is ludicrous:

FF on Android needs to allow users to browse/search/manage their history.

Oddly enough, this functionality is not the same as browsing/searching The Internet. How can this not be obvious to you?

I really have to start looking for an alternative browser, for this reason alone.

If anything, this feature is MUCH MORE important on mobile than on desktop. Why? Because everything is less convenient on mobile (except its mobility, of course), so it happens ALL THE TIME that i want to revisit a page in my history, and instead of being able to do that, i have to search the entire internet.

I just don't get what there is not to understand about the annoyance that this lack of feature causes.

Asked by scott.petrack 2 days ago

Last reply by Seburo 2 days ago

A few issues with new Firefox Android

Amid countless issues I have with the new Android version of Firefox, a few stand out as most important: The tab system. I can no longer move tabs around, this was an ess… (read more)

Amid countless issues I have with the new Android version of Firefox, a few stand out as most important:

The tab system. I can no longer move tabs around, this was an essential function. Also, they load from the bottom, even though I immediately switched my address bar back to the top. Also, they don't fill the whole screen. Why? The order of the tabs is newest on top. This makes no sense. Newest tab should always be on the bottom of the list.

Opening a new tab. In the old version, I just had to doubleclick the tab next to the address, and it opened a new tab in less than a second. Now I have to hold the button down and then press again for new tab. It's so much slower.

Bookmarks. In the old version, I could swipe left or right on the new tab screen and go into bookmarks/history immediately. Now, I have to open them through the menu. Also, they open very slowly, 3-4 seconds or so, instead of instantly. Another thing is that the size of the font in bookmark tab is bigger for no apparent reason.

Overall, it's a worse user experience in every way I can imagine. The only thing I don't hate about it is that they didn't remove the option to put the address bar back on top. The old Android version was almost perfect in my eyes, with only 1 issue I can even remember having with it, and it wasn't that important. It's a shame that it's been discarded for this mess.

Asked by thebravemanwillteturn 2 days ago

Last reply by thebravemanwillteturn 1 day ago

Firefox Android scrolls up to the top of the page when reopening app/tab

Hello! This is an odd one. I often read stories on the app, and the app (most of the time) starts the page at the top. Doesn't matter if I was halfway through or almost d… (read more)

Hello! This is an odd one.

I often read stories on the app, and the app (most of the time) starts the page at the top. Doesn't matter if I was halfway through or almost down at the bottom of the page. 'Opening the app' is also a term I'm using very broadly right now, sometimes the page 'refreshes' if I lock the screen and unlock it a minute later, sometimes it can be me switching to another tab, sometimes it can be me switching to another app and then back a few seconds later. Hell, sometimes I'm just checking out my Recent Apps screen and then, boom, Top Of The Page. So, the app doesn't close, but the page behaves like it does. Site that it happens mostly on is AO3.

Add-ons in use are uBlock origin, Privacy Possum, Privacy Badger, HTTPS Everywhere, Bitwarden, Decentraleyes. Power Saving mode is enabled.

Asked by mikacarlstein 3 days ago

Firefox Android - URL/Toolbar unhides while scrolling

Hello, I'm using Firefox version 89.1.1 for Android. I don't know when the problem started, but it was not always this way. I have the setting "scroll to hide toolbar" e… (read more)

Hello,

I'm using Firefox version 89.1.1 for Android. I don't know when the problem started, but it was not always this way.

I have the setting "scroll to hide toolbar" enabled. The issue is that when I'm scrolling with some momentum (such that the page keeps scrolling when I lift my finger) - the URL bar will instantly pop back onto the screen when I put my finger back on the screen to stop scrolling.

This is an issue because the whole page moves down as the URL bar opens. The result is that instead of fluid scrolling that matches my swiping, the page is basically shaking and jumping and it's very uncomfortable.

The expected behaviour is that the URL bar remains hidden until I swipe the page down to reveal it.

Please let me know if this is a known issue and if solutions exist! Thank you!

(PS I have a screen capture but can't seem to upload it. If it would be useful I'll try again)

Asked by fabiobollinger 6 days ago

Last reply by Seburo 5 days ago

Downloaded files

Downloaded file does not open when I download using Firefox. Please inform me of the solution. The extension of the file is: xpi and it was downloaded from: https://ad… (read more)

Downloaded file does not open when I download using Firefox. Please inform me of the solution. The extension of the file is: xpi and it was downloaded from: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/youtube-nonstop/

Asked by anonymoussame22 1 week ago

Last reply by Seburo 6 days ago