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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 11 months ago

Answered by Paul 11 months ago

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Full-screen video problem

I'm having a problem with playing videos on websites. When I click the expand to full screen button about half the time the full screen video comes up for half a second a… (read more)

I'm having a problem with playing videos on websites. When I click the expand to full screen button about half the time the full screen video comes up for half a second and then the window shrinks down to a small square on the bottom right-hand corner of my screen. Sort of like when the youtube app minimizes a video. This window is unclickable and also everything at or below it in android is unclickable while it's there. If I click the window button on android and swipe the firefox app up to close it and restart it, Firefox doesn't even close and I can still hear sound from the video. I have to select on the Firefox app again which will restore the full window and then click the full screen button one more time and it will work. This issue is happening on every website I play video on on the Firefox app and it is extremely irritating. I'm about ready to switch to another app if this can't be solved, but Firefox is the only browser that allows ublock origin so I don't want to do that. Can anyone help?

Asked by raistlinnuitari8 8 months ago

Answered by raistlinnuitari8 8 months ago

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Auto refresh issue

Im using firefox since 2012 it was great until a couple month ago. The bug is when im browsing website like a payment page, when i switching between the apps and return t… (read more)

Im using firefox since 2012 it was great until a couple month ago. The bug is when im browsing website like a payment page, when i switching between the apps and return to payment page, the firefox will refreshing the page automatically without asking any permission and payment will get fail error. This is awful

Asked by Its Arta 11 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 11 months ago

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Force landscape orientation in fullscreen mode

Until recently (sorry, I don't know which version I upgraded from), entering fullscreen mode when playing back video (such as YouTube) would automatically force landscape… (read more)

Until recently (sorry, I don't know which version I upgraded from), entering fullscreen mode when playing back video (such as YouTube) would automatically force landscape mode, even with auto-rotation disabled. Now, there seems to be no way for me to enter landscape mode while playing back a video, without enabling auto-rotation (which I otherwise always keep disabled).

I realize that the desired behavior here can be subjective, but at least it would be nice if there is/would be a way of configuring this behavior?

I'm on Android 13 (Oxygen OS 13 on OnePlus Nord 2T), with Firefox version 112.2.0 (release April 24 on the play store).

Asked by johannes38 11 months ago

Answered by Paul 11 months ago

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Firefox crashes repeatedly, on multiple devices

So usually ill be playing a youtube video, and eventually the frames will stop and then firefox will crash, with the Sorry Firefox crashed error Now i just got a new T… (read more)

So usually ill be playing a youtube video, and eventually the frames will stop and then firefox will crash, with the

Sorry Firefox crashed error

Now i just got a new Tablet my partner was using with no crashes and im crashing on that too, so it could be an account issue?

Already tried clearing cache and data and having no Addons Any help would be appreciated :)

Asked by Shinobi 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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https://www.powerball com comes up as BLOCKED

About 90% of the time, when I try to go to powerball.com on my android (12), it displays a message that "The request is blocked". I don't know what the issue is but it's… (read more)

About 90% of the time, when I try to go to powerball.com on my android (12), it displays a message that "The request is blocked".

I don't know what the issue is but it's incredibly frustrating when I'm trying to check my numbers and I can't access this site.

What can I do to fix this?

Asked by Darren 7 months ago

Answered by Darren 7 months ago

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Always is in dark mode on moble.

On the moble browser for android I can't get websites to change from being in dark mode. I have made sure dark mode is off on the browser and the system. I have tested th… (read more)

On the moble browser for android I can't get websites to change from being in dark mode. I have made sure dark mode is off on the browser and the system. I have tested the same sites on other browsers to make sure it was not the sites. The browser and system are up to date.

Asked by John Cochran 1 year ago

Answered by John Cochran 1 year ago

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[Firefox Android] Firefox freezes when I select an image on the main page of a Google search

I'm using Android 13 and Firefox is updated to the latest update. When I Google something and select an image, Firefox freezes and I either have to reload the page and th… (read more)

I'm using Android 13 and Firefox is updated to the latest update. When I Google something and select an image, Firefox freezes and I either have to reload the page and the image will load or I have to close & reopen the app and switch to the Images tab. This is on the main Google search page. Images selected in the Google Images tab work as expected.

Asked by popo 9 months ago

Answered by popo 9 months ago

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Scrolling up requires two downward swipes

I'm having an issue with Firefox on Android. On certain websites (e.g., Yahoo News, Calscape.org, Google search results--with Goggle Search Fixer add-on enabled), I can s… (read more)

I'm having an issue with Firefox on Android. On certain websites (e.g., Yahoo News, Calscape.org, Google search results--with Goggle Search Fixer add-on enabled), I can scroll down the page without issue, but scrolling slowly back up toward the top of the page with downward drags of my finger is only responsive half of the time. That is, I can only scroll back up with every-other downward swipe/drag of my finger. This odd behavior does not happen with other mobile browsers (I'm on Android 13 and using a Galaxy A53 5G). Any suggestions?

Asked by cjw 11 months ago

Answered by cjw 11 months ago

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Can not save images from Google Images (Android)

Can not save images from Google Images, by holding down on the image, and then tapping save image. The menu simply does not pop-up. Holding down on the image results in s… (read more)

Can not save images from Google Images, by holding down on the image, and then tapping save image. The menu simply does not pop-up. Holding down on the image results in selection of the image description below. Sometimes you can not save it form the website either, but that is because of website configuration and you can not save it on other browsers, but on other browsers you can save from Google Images by holding down on an image, so it is only the issue of Firefox and not the Google Images website. This issue seems to be present for over 2 years based on online feedback, and it is still not fixed.

Asked by hemasalam.m.ali 10 months ago

Answered by Paul 10 months ago

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Possible text rendering glitch on Samsung Galaxy Tab A (2017) SM-T380 Android Tablet

Samsung Galaxy Tab A (2017) SM-T380 Android version: 9 Firefox 115.0.1 Only Addon is ublock origin I've had this problem for months now, but it was never as bad as it ha… (read more)

Samsung Galaxy Tab A (2017) SM-T380 Android version: 9 Firefox 115.0.1 Only Addon is ublock origin

I've had this problem for months now, but it was never as bad as it has become now on the latest Firefox 115.0.1 Android release. The issue would (seemingly) mainly occur on text heavy websites, like Wikipedia, but it never disrupted me enough to file a report until now. It's now happening on practically every website I can visit.

Basically, huge 'blocks' of websites will be 'blanked out', and the only way to potentially work around this is to pinch zoom until these 'blocks' get out of the way of the text/page elements they're obscuring. This isn't consistent however, so you can't reliably just pinch to zoom to a perfect level to have the page render all the way correctly, the 'blocks' will simply move to obscure other parts as you're zooming and trying to fix whichever specific portion of the screen you want to see properly.

So far I've tried disabling ublock origin for pages this was occurring on, clearing the program cache, restarting my phone, clearing all browser cache/history, toggling the different Accessibility options pertaining to page zoom, and none of these things have worked at all.

I've attached some screenshots of how this looks when zooming in. Other browsers (the Samsung browser, specifically) don't have this issue on this tablet, and I saw one google play store Firefox app review with my same device also mention having a similar sounding issue.

Anyone have any idea what the issue could be? If more screenshots from a different website are needed, or if I should have posted this elsewhere, please let me know.

Asked by yungtarp99 9 months ago

Last reply by Paul 8 months ago

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YouTube videos dropping frames

YouTube videos on Firefox Android Stable, Beta, and Nighty, experience significant frame drops when viewing "Stats" both on AVC1 and VP9, and on all resolutions. I checke… (read more)

YouTube videos on Firefox Android Stable, Beta, and Nighty, experience significant frame drops when viewing "Stats" both on AVC1 and VP9, and on all resolutions. I checked about:config in both Beta and Nightly and HW acceleration was enabled. This was true for a FRESH install as well. I tried this on other devices and the problem persists. Mull, which is a fork of Fennec, plays the same videos without any problems. Other browsers are also fine.

Tested on Samsung S20 One UI 5.1 (Android 13). Tested on Samsung A13 One UI 5.0 (Android 13). Tested Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact (Android 10). Tested on Sony Xperia XZ1 (Android 9).

Asked by TA 1 year ago

Answered by TA 1 year ago

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Firefox Android 113 switches off Desktop Notifications for web version of YouTube

Hello, I believe that my Firefox android browser updated to version 113 on May 19, 2023. Up until that point, I had no issues with getting notifications sent to my device… (read more)

Hello, I believe that my Firefox android browser updated to version 113 on May 19, 2023. Up until that point, I had no issues with getting notifications sent to my device from the web version of YouTube accessed through Firefox. I could refresh the page and leave the Firefox app and still receive notifications. Ever since the update, every time the YouTube page is reloaded (which also happens when you leave the app) the Desktop Notifications toggle in the YouTube desktop mode settings switches to off. I can switch this toggle back on, the page is refreshed, and this toggle (and only this toggle) automatically switches to off. This happens every time and I am no longer receiving notificationsto my device. The YouTube app for Android is not involved in this, as I use Firefox to access the web version YouTube as an alternative. Please provide information that can help resolve this issue and/or please make a note of this issue so it can be resolved in the future. Thank you so much.

Asked by auth.b.mail 10 months ago

Last reply by auth.b.mail 10 months ago

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YouTube videos black screen

When I play YouTube videos the audio functions but I get a black screen. Tried it with add ons disabled still have problem. Videos play in other android browsers (opera a… (read more)

When I play YouTube videos the audio functions but I get a black screen. Tried it with add ons disabled still have problem. Videos play in other android browsers (opera and chrome) and in YouTube app but not in fx.

Cleared cache, cookies, restarted phone, checked for system updates. Not having problem with non YouTube videos.

Using fx version 110.1.0 (Build #2015936097).

Asked by Franco 1 year ago

Answered by Franco 1 year ago

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truncated text with firefox 115.0.1 android 9

Having web pages with missing, truncated text or blank rendering similar to error reported to Mozilla support by - pnystrom 7/22/21, 9:44 PM and moderated by Paul. Duc… (read more)

Having web pages with missing, truncated text or blank rendering similar to error reported to Mozilla support by -

pnystrom 7/22/21, 9:44 PM

and moderated by Paul.

Duck Duck Go list of search results has missing text and blank space, for example. Same missing text happened with earlier version of Firefox but is worse with this version update. Have Motorola moto 6g play phone.

Asked by berg.eedward 9 months ago

Last reply by Garrett24 8 months 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 9 months ago

Last reply by hollandmk1 5 months ago

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Wrong Search Location Result

I'm not even in California, much less Sacramento. Google account addresses Not in California! Locations for search results always shows Sacramento. FireFox search cashe… (read more)

I'm not even in California, much less Sacramento.

Google account addresses Not in California! Locations for search results always shows Sacramento.

FireFox search cashed cleared. FireFox app closed. Phone reloaded.

Not yet Firefox reinstalled. Last time done ALL SHORT CUTS & BOOKMARKS LOST! ANOTHER MAJOR HINDERANCE.

And NO, THERE IS NO GOOD FIX FOUND SEARCHING FIREFOX SUPPORT. NOTHING FROM GOOGLE EITHER. ALL THE SIMPLE LOGICAL "SET MY ADDRESSES". NEED REAL FIX

Asked by rmynatt 9 months ago

Answered by rmynatt 9 months ago

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Can't upload any files on any website

Whenever I tap a button on any website that is supposed to start uploading process nothing happens. I don't get to see a file browser with which I am supposed to pick a f… (read more)

Whenever I tap a button on any website that is supposed to start uploading process nothing happens. I don't get to see a file browser with which I am supposed to pick a file or anything else, only a slight website UI animation of the button responding to my tap if the website/button has one.

This has been the case from the moment I installed Firefox. It is the same in both regular and private browsing. I have looked at Firefox and Android app permission settings and haven't found anything and allowed everything relevant for Firefox to use (access to files, internet). I have no problem downloading files. I am using MIUI 13 Global.

Asked by Mussepua 1 year ago

Answered by Mussepua 1 year ago

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scrolling not working as supposed

Hi, Xiaomi 12, when reading a webpage in Firefox scrolling with the finger every 3-4 times the page does not scroll. Instead the address bar at the bottom pops. Lifting … (read more)

Hi,

Xiaomi 12, when reading a webpage in Firefox scrolling with the finger every 3-4 times the page does not scroll. Instead the address bar at the bottom pops. Lifting the finger and scrolling again makes the page scroll. This problems repeats.

Help would be appreciated because it is very annoying

Asked by Raven 8 months ago

Answered by ed.momot 7 months ago

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Android app unusable

Just like many people here and in the Play Store reviews, the Firefox app stopped working for me since about a week. When I type something in the search bar or when I ope… (read more)

Just like many people here and in the Play Store reviews, the Firefox app stopped working for me since about a week. When I type something in the search bar or when I open a link from an external app, the page does not load and stays blank. Sending links from another device also does not work.

Does anyone know if developpers are aware of the issue ? I could not find an entry on bugzilla.

About firefox screenshot below. My phone is running on Android 12.

Copy of a reply I posted in someone's question about the same issue:

Same problem for me.

I first had this issue with 114.

After updating to 114.1.1, the issue was fixed for a few hours but came back.

Updating 114.2.0 didn't change anything...

Asked by Killian 9 months ago

Answered by Paul 9 months ago