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Custom addons / extensions broken in Firefox nightly

Hi, I tried following this guide: https://blog.mozilla.org/addons/2020/09/29/expanded-extension-support-in-firefox-for-android-nightly/ For these add-ons: https://addon… (read more)

Asked by thekiefs 1 year ago

Answered by thekiefs 1 year ago

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add-on s don't work

I installed ublock origin. But it doesn't work now, where it used to work. If I click to go to its page, no web is loaded. Re-installing doesn't help. the same situation … (read more)

I installed ublock origin. But it doesn't work now, where it used to work. If I click to go to its page, no web is loaded. Re-installing doesn't help. the same situation happends to other ad block add-ons.

Asked by blinkripplezw 1 year ago

Answered by James 1 year ago

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Firefox android can't put a shortcut to Piped on my home page?

I originally was able to create the home page shortcut to Piped with Chrome, but the shortcut launched Chrome, even though Firefox is my default browser? Piped [https://… (read more)

I originally was able to create the home page shortcut to Piped with Chrome, but the shortcut launched Chrome, even though Firefox is my default browser?

Piped [https://piped.kavin.rocks/https://pip.../|Piped]

So I deleted the shortcut. Now, Chrome no longer even offers me the option to "Add to Home Screen" from the Piped page, but it still does for other sites. Within Chrome, It now offers me the option to open the page in Firefox, even if I make Chrome the default browser.

How can I get a shortcut to Piped on my home page that will open in Firefox?

Asked by noel_envode 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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Open link in another app disable popup Firefox Nightly for Android

Currently using Firefox Nightly version 111.0a1 for Android now when trying to open a link in another app it always shows a popup to confirm. This was not present in pre… (read more)

Currently using Firefox Nightly version 111.0a1 for Android now when trying to open a link in another app it always shows a popup to confirm.

This was not present in previous releases and I don't know if there is a way to prevent this popup as it makes it uncomfortable. Is there an option I may be missing to disable this feature? If not, could an option like this be introduced?

Thanks and regards

Asked by chetitos 1 year ago

Answered by chetitos 1 year ago

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Addon

I have the xpi android file for check4change in my android but don't know how to add to the add-on on Firefox, i tried to open the xpi file using file manager but no opti… (read more)

I have the xpi android file for check4change in my android but don't know how to add to the add-on on Firefox, i tried to open the xpi file using file manager but no option of Firefox in file manager to run the xpi file. Need help please

Asked by A J 5 months ago

Answered by A J 5 months ago

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Cannot access about:config as of 2022-Oct-25

About:config simply shows me a blank screen. I need to customize a few settings and I presently cannot. This question marks this as answered but the answer is talking a… (read more)

About:config simply shows me a blank screen.

I need to customize a few settings and I presently cannot. This question marks this as answered but the answer is talking about a solution to the specific reason they were trying to access about:config, not why they cannot access it. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1373286

Others say to use the nightly build, which I don't want. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1302626

What's the deal? I've spent an hour or so now looking this up and haven't found anything.

Asked by ImplierOfThings 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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How to disable related term sites in history from being grouped?

I remember sites with related terms not always being grouped up not too long ago. The change isn't bad but would like to know how to disable it. The main issue being ever… (read more)

I remember sites with related terms not always being grouped up not too long ago. The change isn't bad but would like to know how to disable it. The main issue being ever since this change was implemented, it breaks some functionality. It keeps you from being able to look through the rest of your history until you delete the group. Either it prevents you from continuing to scroll down. Or when you do keep scrolling, it keeps looping the sites already shown.

Asked by justinzhu17 2 years ago

Answered by Paul 2 years ago

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A suggestion regarding accounts

Hello, My name is Nyayesh Abdollahi and I have a suggestion for Firefox; I've earlier been unable to access an account I created because the e-mail connected to it had b… (read more)

Hello,

My name is Nyayesh Abdollahi and I have a suggestion for Firefox; I've earlier been unable to access an account I created because the e-mail connected to it had been deleten.

This seems to me a proper weakness in Firefox and perhaps should be ameliorated...?

I just wanted to let you know this because I do think it's the best browser around.

If the problem has already been adressed, my apologies.

Kind regards, Nyayesh Abdollahi

Asked by Nyayesh Abdollahi 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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Can't disable/remove reader button from address bar in Firefox nightly on Android

The subject field basically. There is a button in the address field on some sites and it's very annoying to accidentally press the toggle now and again. I tried disabling… (read more)

The subject field basically. There is a button in the address field on some sites and it's very annoying to accidentally press the toggle now and again. I tried disabling it via about:config but no dice.

Asked by keisatsu 8 months ago

Answered by Paul 8 months ago

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Installation fails for Yomichan add-on on Nightly for Android

I'm trying to get Yomichan by FooSoft to install on Nightly for Android (v117.0a1) to no success. Here's what I've tried: 1. Add Yomichan to a custom add-on collectio… (read more)

I'm trying to get Yomichan by FooSoft to install on Nightly for Android (v117.0a1) to no success. Here's what I've tried:

  1. 1. Add Yomichan to a custom add-on collection.
  2. 2. Go to the add-on manager and tap on install.
  3. 3. A little toast that says "Failed to install Yomichan" comes up instantly (see screenshot attached). Nothing is even downloaded.

Notes and information:

  • a. The development of Yomichan has ceased and the version on AMO is behind by 3 years (June 4, 2020).
  • b. The latest version of Yomichan (October 23, 2022) is only available as an XPI file on the add-on developer's GitHub page. Unfortunately, it is not possible to install add-ons from XPI files on Nightly for Android, so I have no idea if this version would work on Nightly for Android.
  • c. Another user (Occupied Octopus) uploaded a rebranded version of Yomichan's latest release in 'note b' called "KiYomi" to AMO. Unfortunately, installation fails on Nightly for Android too, with the same results as in the screenshot after attempting to install it.
  • d. Installation of other add-ons (e.g. uBlock Origin, SingleFile) succeeds.

Asked by Firefoxuser4327 10 months ago

Answered by Firefoxuser4327 10 months ago

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Dark mode no longer stays active

I normally have Dark Mode always enabled. This week it's constantly switching to "Follow Device Theme" which then makes it the Light theme. Interestingly, my phone's th… (read more)

I normally have Dark Mode always enabled.

This week it's constantly switching to "Follow Device Theme" which then makes it the Light theme.

Interestingly, my phone's theme is also set to Dark mode so the Follow setting doesn't appear to work.

Thanks!

Asked by gurtfrobe 2 years ago

Answered by gurtfrobe 2 years ago

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Show only pinned sites in home screen

Before Firefox for Android v100 it was possible to show only pinned sites in the top sites section in the home screen. Now alongside my pinned sites (currently 3) there a… (read more)

Before Firefox for Android v100 it was possible to show only pinned sites in the top sites section in the home screen. Now alongside my pinned sites (currently 3) there are 2 rows of 4 sites and 2 pages. All these other sites are pages related to my work, full of test URLs, 500 or 404 pages... and so on. How do I revert it to the old behavior?

Asked by faelv 2 years ago

Answered by Paul 2 years ago

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Search browsing history displays only one result

A recent update (v102) to Firefox for Android has broken "search browsing history". Before, I was able to type "tw" and see a list of ~20 Twitter results from my browsing… (read more)

A recent update (v102) to Firefox for Android has broken "search browsing history". Before, I was able to type "tw" and see a list of ~20 Twitter results from my browsing history, arranged by frequency of visit; now, it only shows one. Is this new behaviour a deliberate change (if so, it's really bad compared to the ease of usability of the feature previously - please revert it!) or a bug?

Asked by ahydra447 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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Autoplay Next Video when minimized

I am using the video background fix addon but whenever i minimize firefox, it will play the current video untill the end and will not autoplay the next one. I have to bri… (read more)

I am using the video background fix addon but whenever i minimize firefox, it will play the current video untill the end and will not autoplay the next one. I have to bring forefox to the screen again and then it starts the video.

On my much older Android device, i am using the same setup and have no problem with autoplaying the next video, even when firefox is minimized. Any suggestions?

Asked by milanik90 1 year ago

Answered by milanik90 1 year ago

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Print to pdf with

Hello, Quite à few month ago, after update, my new Firefox for Android does not allow me to access to the print option. I cannot find the page nor the tools options usin… (read more)

Hello,

Quite à few month ago, after update, my new Firefox for Android does not allow me to access to the print option. I cannot find the page nor the tools options using my mobile. When using edge, chrome or other browser, I still do have this option and therefore able to print pdf copies of the resources I do want to archive. Is it possible to know why these printing options are unaccessible on Firefox using Android ?

Regards

Asked by Yacou 2 years ago

Answered by Paul 2 years ago

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Bitwarden Extension

I have been unable to get the Bitwarden Extension to add to Firefox on my Android devices. I have uploaded 4 images (from Google Pixel 3s xl) showing what I have tried. … (read more)

I have been unable to get the Bitwarden Extension to add to Firefox on my Android devices. I have uploaded 4 images (from Google Pixel 3s xl) showing what I have tried.

Can you assist please with information how to get the correct file?

Asked by paulshanks48 1 year ago

Answered by paulshanks48 1 year ago