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Webpages are not loading, at all on FF for Android

I have no idea what is happening... But after restarting, clearing my cache, making sure I have data and it is working for other apps... Still no results. No matter what… (read more)

I have no idea what is happening... But after restarting, clearing my cache, making sure I have data and it is working for other apps... Still no results.

No matter what, whether I try to type in a URL, click on a link in the google app, or refresh a page I already have open, the app doesn't even attempt to load a page or throw up an error. Just a blank background, no loading bar, no error messages, and no redirects...

FF for Android Version 112.2.0 Build #2015946691

Asked by x10guy 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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Firefox cannot open any websites on mobile data, but other browsers can

This is driving me insane. On mobile data (3,4,5g) Firefox will not open any websites, it just sits with a white page until eventually I get "connection reset". Every oth… (read more)

This is driving me insane. On mobile data (3,4,5g) Firefox will not open any websites, it just sits with a white page until eventually I get "connection reset". Every other browser on the device works fine though, and Firefox can access sites when on WiFi.

I have uninstalled and reinstalled the main app *and* installed focus,beta and nightly versions,all have the same problems. Permissions on mobile data are allowed.

I cannot even get a sensible log or network trace out of the browser as there are no Dev tools.

It sometimes feels like Mozilla are trying their absolute hardest to lose users, I even had had the old "browser uses 12gb of memory for two tabs" problem on desktop the other week.

Asked by Danington 9 months ago

Last reply by Danington 8 months ago

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Other apps were opened instead of Firefox when clicking it from "Share via"

When I clicked Firefox from the “Share via” apps list, it just goes to random apps. It’s rare that this happens but it’s kind of frustrating. This also happened to Fenne… (read more)

When I clicked Firefox from the “Share via” apps list, it just goes to random apps. It’s rare that this happens but it’s kind of frustrating.

This also happened to Fennec F-Droid, which is a Firefox-based browser and others like Mull, Iceraven etc.

I screen captured the error to make it more clear: https://streamja.com/49ldz

Asked by Mark Lough 1 year ago

Last reply by Paul 1 year ago

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Nothing is loading--everything is gray

Nothing will load in my browser after an Android update to my phone last night. All pages that I was viewing yesterday on different tabs remain gray--no error or other in… (read more)

Nothing will load in my browser after an Android update to my phone last night. All pages that I was viewing yesterday on different tabs remain gray--no error or other indication of how to fix this. Chrome and Incognito load the same pages without issue and work fine.

I suspect the issue was introduced with the Android update to my phone last night but not sure.

Asked by Bill 12 months ago

Last reply by Paul 11 months ago

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Crash when upload file to website

Crashing when ever upload any file to website, already given all permission (storage also) log : 5b098f11-bfb4-48b6-b037-ba58142b0e6a java.lang.RuntimeException: … (read more)

Crashing when ever upload any file to website, already given all permission (storage also)


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5b098f11-bfb4-48b6-b037-ba58142b0e6a java.lang.RuntimeException: Failure delivering result ResultInfo{who=null, request=7113, result=-1, data=Intent { dat=content://com.android.externalstorage.documents/document/0147-1DEB:Profile.pdf flg=0x1 }} to activity {org.mozilla.firefox/org.mozilla.firefox.App}: java.lang.SecurityException: com.android.externalstorage has no access to content://media/0147-1deb/file/3242


java.lang.RuntimeException: Failure delivering result ResultInfo{who=null, request=7113, result=-1, data=Intent { dat=content://com.android.externalstorage.documents/document/0147-1DEB:Profile.pdf flg=0x1 }} to activity {org.mozilla.firefox/org.mozilla.firefox.App}: java.lang.SecurityException: com.android.externalstorage has no access to content://media/0147-1deb/file/3242 at android.app.ActivityThread.deliverResults(ActivityThread.java:5864) at android.app.ActivityThread.handleSendResult(ActivityThread.java:5903) at android.app.servertransaction.ActivityResultItem.execute(ActivityResultItem.java:54) at android.app.servertransaction.ActivityTransactionItem.execute(ActivityTransactionItem.java:45) at android.app.servertransaction.TransactionExecutor.executeCallbacks(TransactionExecutor.java:135) at android.app.servertransaction.TransactionExecutor.execute(TransactionExecutor.java:95) at android.app.ActivityThread$H.handleMessage(ActivityThread.java:2438) at android.os.Handler.dispatchMessage(Handler.java:106) at android.os.Looper.loopOnce(Looper.java:226) at android.os.Looper.loop(Looper.java:313) at android.app.ActivityThread.main(ActivityThread.java:8663) at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Native Method) at com.android.internal.os.RuntimeInit$MethodAndArgsCaller.run(RuntimeInit.java:567) at com.android.internal.os.ZygoteInit.main(ZygoteInit.java:1135) Caused by: java.lang.SecurityException: com.android.externalstorage has no access to content://media/0147-1deb/file/3242 at android.os.Parcel.createExceptionOrNull(Parcel.java:2437) at android.os.Parcel.createException(Parcel.java:2421) at android.os.Parcel.readException(Parcel.java:2404) at android.database.DatabaseUtils.readExceptionFromParcel(DatabaseUtils.java:190) at android.database.DatabaseUtils.readExceptionWithFileNotFoundExceptionFromParcel(DatabaseUtils.java:153) at android.content.ContentProviderProxy.openTypedAssetFile(ContentProviderNative.java:780) at android.content.ContentResolver.openTypedAssetFileDescriptor(ContentResolver.java:2034) at android.content.ContentResolver.openAssetFileDescriptor(ContentResolver.java:1849) at android.content.ContentResolver.openInputStream(ContentResolver.java:1525) at mozilla.components.browser.engine.gecko.prompt.GeckoPromptDelegate.access$toFileUri(GeckoPromptDelegate.kt:22) at mozilla.components.browser.engine.gecko.prompt.GeckoPromptDelegate$onFilePrompt$onSelectSingle$1.invoke(GeckoPromptDelegate.kt:4) at mozilla.components.feature.prompts.file.FilePicker$onActivityResult$1.invoke(FilePicker.kt:25) at mozilla.components.feature.prompts.PromptFeatureKt.consumePromptFrom(PromptFeature.kt:9) at mozilla.components.feature.prompts.PromptFeature.onActivityResult(PromptFeature.kt:18) at mozilla.components.support.base.feature.ViewBoundFeatureWrapper.onActivityResult(ViewBoundFeatureWrapper.kt:3) at org.mozilla.fenix.browser.BaseBrowserFragment.onActivityResult(BaseBrowserFragment.kt:6) at org.mozilla.fenix.HomeActivity.onActivityResult(HomeActivity.kt:5) at android.app.Activity.dispatchActivityResult(Activity.java:8659) at android.app.ActivityThread.deliverResults(ActivityThread.java:5857) ... 13 more

Asked by Mohit 1 year ago

Last reply by Paul 1 year ago

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After latest android firefox update v114.1.0 - all web pages blank

Android Firefox v114.1.0 (Build #2015955411), 4bddc25255+ Samsung Galaxy S9+ Android v10 Hello, Firefox was upgraded on my Android phone to the version above yesterday,… (read more)

Android Firefox v114.1.0 (Build #2015955411), 4bddc25255+ Samsung Galaxy S9+ Android v10

Hello,

Firefox was upgraded on my Android phone to the version above yesterday, and all existing tabs or any new websites are now blank (see second image attached). No page will load, no open tabs have any content / cant reload them etc. Clearing cache for the app, hasnt worked either.

Just hoping there is a fix rather than blowing everything away and then finding out there is still an issue.

Asked by firefox2350 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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how do I disable the media control for Firefox on Android?

Every time I open a video and Firefox the stupid media control opens on my phone and plays the video or music or whatever I clicked on in the background for eternity unle… (read more)

Every time I open a video and Firefox the stupid media control opens on my phone and plays the video or music or whatever I clicked on in the background for eternity unless I pause it, but then after a few minutes it just starts playing on its own again. Why is there no option to disable or close the stupid player?

I close Firefox I end the process but yet the stupid sound keeps coming out of my phone even with the screen off all the apps closed.

The only option I have is to hide the media control which then plays the music with absolutely no way for me to stop it. If I click on settings from that window it brings me to a screen where both options are already disabled saying not to use it but it's still opening anyways.

I can only find remedies for Windows or Mac I have not come across any solution for Android. I basically have to restart my phone every time this happens in order to get it to stop.

Asked by AdvancedRoadside 11 months ago

Last reply by Paul 11 months ago

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Address bar gets cleared when I accidentally touch the gesture area at the bottom of the screen on Android

This issue drives me nuts. On Firefox for Android, when I'm typing something in the address bar, if I accidentally touch the gesture area that's right below the keyboard … (read more)

This issue drives me nuts. On Firefox for Android, when I'm typing something in the address bar, if I accidentally touch the gesture area that's right below the keyboard (under the spacebar), the address bar gets cleared and everything I just typed disappears. This could be after typing an entire series of words for a Google search. I'm REALLY sick of having to retype everything whenever this happens, which is frequently. I don't understand why this clearing behavior is even necessary.

Asked by frank267 12 months ago

Last reply by frank267 12 months ago

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Firefox crashes Pixel 6a

Once a while Firefox would freeze up and when that happens it would without fail reboots the phone if the phone goes to sleep and if I don't force close the app quickly. … (read more)

Once a while Firefox would freeze up and when that happens it would without fail reboots the phone if the phone goes to sleep and if I don't force close the app quickly. It might've done so anyway without putting it to sleep but I haven't tested leaving the screen on long enough. I noticed that if I was quick enough and force stop the app the phone doesn't reboot, but that window is really short. Maybe 2 seconds or so. Suffice to say force stopping didn't always work since the window is so short. When Firefox freezes other apps and phone functions work normally. It's been ongoing for a while through multiple updates. I see some people have already reported this same issue here. Can Mozilla fix this please? I have uBlock origin addon installed thanks. Also this never happened with my Pixel 3 phone which I was using up until a few months back so maybe it's pixel 6a specific. Alot of people have this same issue with pxiel6a from googling. It can freeze on any site I visit but one example is reddit.

Asked by bluechair 1 year ago

Last reply by talhaateeq95 10 months ago

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Firefox Android Crashes - java.lang.OutofMemoryError

Hello, I am getting a frequent freeze in the Android app and then shortly after a crash. Info: - happens on FF, FF Beta, and FF Nightly,and reinstall/phone reset didn't … (read more)

Hello,

I am getting a frequent freeze in the Android app and then shortly after a crash. Info: - happens on FF, FF Beta, and FF Nightly,and reinstall/phone reset didn't fix. - Samsung Galaxy SM-G965U running Android 10. - every error starts with java.lang.OutofMemoryError. - it never happens just on startup, just on auto fill, or some of the similar crash reports I've seen around here. - it does appear to be site-specific, but sometimes the site works and sometimes it does not: if I close the last tab after a crash, it will usually work for awhile. - Sync and disabling Add-ons doesnt fix it, although perhaps its worse with uBlock Origin enabled (not conclusively)

Thanks for any suggestions.

edited for clarity

Asked by kBayi 7 months ago

Last reply by Skulljeep 6 months ago

Firefox crashes on opening

I have a Blackview Tab16 (10" screen), which I bought last year; it was running Firefox quite happily until a couple of months ago. Now when I click on the icon, I get a … (read more)

I have a Blackview Tab16 (10" screen), which I bought last year; it was running Firefox quite happily until a couple of months ago. Now when I click on the icon, I get a sort of 'welcome' screen (with some message about a search widget?) for a fraction of a second, then FF closes and I get an error message saying 'Sorry. Firefox had a problem and crashed.' The version of FF is 126.0. I was told to try clearing the cache, but there is nothing there to clear! The tablet is running Android 12 / DoKe OS V3.0.

I have an 8" Blackview tablet which - despite needing to be plugged in to run all the time! - opens & runs Firefox perfectly happily. It's my main browser on my MacBook as well, and will run on my iPhone.

Asked by vargo.b 1 month ago

Last reply by vargo.b 2 weeks ago

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Firefox keeps crashing since update to Android 14

Hi, Since I've installed the latest Samsung OneUI6/Android 14, Firefox keeps crashing randomly. There was a firefox update after (120.1.0, build #2015989146), but same b… (read more)

Hi,

Since I've installed the latest Samsung OneUI6/Android 14, Firefox keeps crashing randomly. There was a firefox update after (120.1.0, build #2015989146), but same behavior. When opening accessing a new url (either new tab or existing tab). No message displayed, simply closes. Everything is up to date, non rooted galaxy S23 ultra with Android 14/OneUI 6. Already cleared firefox app cache, uninstalled and reinstalled (this worked for a few hours, but it's back to same behavior).

Any ideas?

P

Asked by pnobre3 6 months ago

Last reply by pnobre3 5 months ago

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Gmail Stuck on Loading

Since version 115 I am having problem with some of our gmail accounts. It is stuck on loading more emails with the loading circle. Reverted to version 114 and no problem.… (read more)

Since version 115 I am having problem with some of our gmail accounts. It is stuck on loading more emails with the loading circle. Reverted to version 114 and no problem.

Asked by peter.nanasca 11 months ago

Last reply by peter.nanasca 10 months ago

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All pages blank in v114.1.1

All web pages in Firefox for Android and blank, just a white screen. Send like the same issue others have reported recently, but unlike them v114.1.1 has not fixed it. It… (read more)

All web pages in Firefox for Android and blank, just a white screen. Send like the same issue others have reported recently, but unlike them v114.1.1 has not fixed it. It may even have been when it started though I'm not sure about that.

Asked by Tim 1 year ago

Last reply by Paul 11 months ago

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bell email only accessible on Firefox private browser

For sometime now I have been unable to access my Bell email on Firefox except if I use private browsing and then it allows me to get to my login and by default allows me… (read more)

For sometime now I have been unable to access my Bell email on Firefox except if I use private browsing and then it allows me to get to my login and by default allows me to enter my login and password. But if I don't use privacy browsing mode, I cannot get to my email. This is on my android Samsung phone btw. Bell tells me it's a browser issue and that I'm to contact Firefox or switch to Chrome or Edge, but I'd rather do it through Firefox. Can anyone assist as to how I can correct this issue?

Asked by bigalster 1 year ago

Last reply by Paul 1 year ago

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Corrupted Downloads?

Ever tried to download a file through firefox and then pause it to resume it after sometime and end up having the rest of the file being downloaded in an instant but upon… (read more)

Ever tried to download a file through firefox and then pause it to resume it after sometime and end up having the rest of the file being downloaded in an instant but upon opening realise the file has been corrupted. I am facing this issue like so frequently it has become like a norm that pausing a downloading file will give a corrupted one for sure. And please note that other browsers don't reproduce the issue infact the links are pause supported in all aspects

Asked by Kumar Arnim 1 year ago

Answered by Kumar Arnim 1 year ago

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YouTube soft-crashes when going full screen sideways

Steps to reproduce : - go to YouTube - open a video - press the full screen button or tilt the phone sideways to trigger full screen - Firefox crashes and forces ba… (read more)

Steps to reproduce : - go to YouTube - open a video - press the full screen button or tilt the phone sideways to trigger full screen - Firefox crashes and forces back to home screen - if opening Firefox again only half of the video component shows as in portrait mode, rest is black screen - if attempting to go side/full screen does properly show the video, but going back again to normal screen still shows the half black screen

I can reproduce this with a almost 100% rate, it only fixes itself by restarting Firefox, where it will work until phone is put to sleep mode.

I tried reinstalling Firefox from scratch, as well as deleting my browser cache and it didn't fix.

Asked by mariojothy 12 months ago

Last reply by hollandmk1 8 months ago

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Using Mozilla as Default Browser

After selecting Mozilla as my default browser, I tried to perform a search but the only page that loads is the page that wants you to download Mozilla on desktop and andr… (read more)

After selecting Mozilla as my default browser, I tried to perform a search but the only page that loads is the page that wants you to download Mozilla on desktop and android, which I already have. Each time I've tried to do a search with Firefox this is the page that appears, no search results of any kind, but when I switch my search to duckduckgo and perform the search I get results. Can someone please help me understand why I can't perform a search using firefox?? Thank you in advance for your help!

Asked by Sarecee66 7 months ago

Answered by James 6 months ago

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How to disable Left or Right Swipe Deleting Tabs - Need Solution

Hello, I'm writing to describe a recurring problem I'm facing while using Firefox on my Android device, and I need your help to find a solution. The issue is that my ta… (read more)

Hello, I'm writing to describe a recurring problem I'm facing while using Firefox on my Android device, and I need your help to find a solution.

The issue is that my tabs keep getting accidentally deleted when I scroll up and down. The touchscreen on my device is highly sensitive, and simple scrolling often triggers the "left or right swipe" action, causing the current tab to close. This is incredibly frustrating as I like to keep my tabs organized, and having to reopen them repeatedly is time-consuming.

I've tried looking for a solution in the Firefox for Android settings config:about, but I haven't been successful so far. Is there any way to disable or adjust this feature so that left swiping no longer closes my tabs?

I'm a dedicated Firefox user and would like to continue using this browser, but this problem is significantly impacting my browsing experience. I would greatly appreciate it if you could provide me with a solution to this issue.

Thank you in advance for your assistance!

Best regards, Denise

Asked by denise00 11 months ago

Last reply by Paul 11 months ago