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Dark mode yeah not really

Why won't web pages show in dark mode and are still white. So far the only browser I have seen that will also darken a web page is the standard Samsung browser. Love Fir… (read more)

Why won't web pages show in dark mode and are still white. So far the only browser I have seen that will also darken a web page is the standard Samsung browser. Love Firefox on my computer but on a tablet the darkening of web pages from the bright white is crucial. How can this be fixed?

Asked by Michael Marvin 5 months ago

Last reply by Rick 3 months ago

Pull to Refresh is overly sensitive

The "pull to refresh" is overly sensitive. It triggers almost as soon as I touch the screen to scroll, it usually occurs when I attempt to scroll right after a page loads… (read more)

The "pull to refresh" is overly sensitive. It triggers almost as soon as I touch the screen to scroll, it usually occurs when I attempt to scroll right after a page loads.

Asked by ellisker 3 months ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 3 months ago

Accessing local HTML files on my android, sync

There are three problems, all related, that are frustrating me with Firefox on Android. I have a Samsung Galaxy 24+. I am trying to get Firefox to use a local HTML file t… (read more)

There are three problems, all related, that are frustrating me with Firefox on Android. I have a Samsung Galaxy 24+. I am trying to get Firefox to use a local HTML file that are my bookmarks, but I am stymied at every turn:

1) when I click on the local, Galaxy, HTML file, I get the standard "Open with" pop up, but they only list: Chrome, HTML View, Android's Internet browser, and Samsung Print Services. Why doesn't Firefox show up there? This is important to me. Is Firefox failing to register its browser properly in Galaxy products?

2) The next thing I try to do is to sync bookmarks so that I can use my hundreds of bookmarks (rather than adding them into Firefox one at a time). So, I click on the famous three vertical dots and there is no "Sync" function in that menu, see attached. So I cannot import my bookmarks from my PC's bookmarks.

3) Thirdly, I try to type into the URL field what Chrome uses to access local files, which is for example: "content://media/external/file/1000005061" but Firefox android does not recognize that. When I change it to "file://media/external/file/1000005061" that does not work either.

Can you fix the three issues above? Thanks. Rick. see attached.

Asked by Rick17 1 month ago

Last reply by Paul 1 month ago

Pull to refresh causing a noticable delay on Android

When you first released the pull to refresh feature on Android, it worked good. However, for the last several releases, there is a noticeable delay when trying to scroll … (read more)

When you first released the pull to refresh feature on Android, it worked good. However, for the last several releases, there is a noticeable delay when trying to scroll up and down. Say you are in the middle of a news article and you want to move up or down. It will just hang for a bit, rather than smoothly go up and down like normal. If I turn pull to refresh off, scrolling is normal. What I think might be happening is the pull to refresh feature is no longer recognizing to only work when at the top of a page. The only time you would want to pull down to refresh is at the top of the article. Otherwise, it shouldn't even be active. Don't really know what the real problem is though. It is a real bummer. I really like that feature. Having to go back to the old way of refreshing a page is super annoying. I hope you can figure it out. This issue has been going on for several releases/months. I didn't know how to report it. Perhaps the last three releases have had the issue.

Asked by Anthony 5 months ago

Last reply by Paul 5 months ago

can't adjust magnification to see the full page

I have to use Firefox to access my bank accounts as my version of chrome is no longer supported. However the magnification of the pages is too great in Firefox for me to … (read more)

I have to use Firefox to access my bank accounts as my version of chrome is no longer supported. However the magnification of the pages is too great in Firefox for me to use full page options. How can I reduce magnification of a Firefox page?

Asked by cvcrook307 4 months ago

Last reply by welchia 4 months ago

How to Find the Firefox Menu Button on Android TV

Hello Everyone, My issue is a rather frustrating one as, try as I might, I am unable to find the Menu button on the Firefox Home Screen. FYI I’m using an Nvidia Shield … (read more)

Hello Everyone,

My issue is a rather frustrating one as, try as I might, I am unable to find the Menu button on the Firefox Home Screen.

FYI I’m using an Nvidia Shield that is utilising the latest Android TV OS.

Any help and advice that can be provided would be greatly appreciated.

Regards

Asked by SnF1 4 months ago

Last reply by Paul 4 months ago

Paste option disappears almost immediately

Surely I'm not the only one, when I try to paste in to a field in firefox 122.01 stock android 13, the paste buttons disappears almost immediately after you long press on… (read more)

Surely I'm not the only one, when I try to paste in to a field in firefox 122.01 stock android 13, the paste buttons disappears almost immediately after you long press on a text field. Maybe 1 time in 3 it works ok.

Also, does anyone else have an issue with accessing facebook in firefox? Most times you try to type in a text box, it appears under the on-screen keyboard.

Asked by Andrew McCandless 3 months ago

Last reply by welchia 3 months ago

home page setup

I had my homepage setup on my old phone with firefox and the Ustart homepage but when I tried to do the same thing on my new phone There is no place to enter it like the … (read more)

I had my homepage setup on my old phone with firefox and the Ustart homepage but when I tried to do the same thing on my new phone There is no place to enter it like the used to be

Asked by ustart 3 months ago

Last reply by welchia 3 months ago

No option to "Quit" in Firefox for Android Beta

I have been using Firefox for Android Beta for several years in various phones. I recently bought a new phone and the browser no longer shows an option to "Quit" when I t… (read more)

I have been using Firefox for Android Beta for several years in various phones. I recently bought a new phone and the browser no longer shows an option to "Quit" when I touch the three dots on the right side of the search bar. As a result, some websites stay connected after the browser is closed. When I restart the browser I am still logged in to the websites. How can I change this? The previous phone was using version 123.0b3. The current phone is using version: 123.0b7 Thanks. Jim Hampton

Asked by jimmygene 3 months ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 3 months ago

Firefox Android keyboard disappears

The keyboard when using Firefox Android on my Galaxy S24+ suddenly disappears then starts opening and closing and eventually I'm left with the a blank space where the key… (read more)

The keyboard when using Firefox Android on my Galaxy S24+ suddenly disappears then starts opening and closing and eventually I'm left with the a blank space where the keyboard sits but I can type on the blank area and the keyboard responds with characters. Eventually I have to repeatedly close Firefox Android to get it to operate correctly. Clearing the keyboard app (Samsung) seems to help.

Asked by iamliving 3 months ago

Last reply by Paul 3 months ago

I went to launch the app when I saw that the logo was fc written in white on a pink background.

Can you tell me why when I went to launch the app when I saw that the logo was fc written in white on a pink background? It went away after I launched the app and exited… (read more)

Can you tell me why when I went to launch the app when I saw that the logo was fc written in white on a pink background? It went away after I launched the app and exited it again.

Asked by Ambar Bando 2 months ago

Last reply by Paul 2 months ago

Display long press options om the bottom of screen

Using android firefox latest. I just have a suggestion. I'm using the browser with the url bar and buttons on.the bottom of the screen, to be better reachable with my thu… (read more)

Using android firefox latest. I just have a suggestion. I'm using the browser with the url bar and buttons on.the bottom of the screen, to be better reachable with my thumb. Now when I long press a link the popup with the options list appears in the middle of the screen, making me reach quite high/using both hands. If it appeared on the bottom it would be more comfortable to use.

Thanks for making firefox!

Asked by Klemen Červ 2 months ago

Last reply by Paul 2 months ago

Home page keeps opening new tabs

When I press the home button, the tab I was on remains in the background and a new tab is opened if I tap on one of the shortcuts. Is it possible to make it so that it st… (read more)

When I press the home button, the tab I was on remains in the background and a new tab is opened if I tap on one of the shortcuts. Is it possible to make it so that it stays in the same tab like on PC?

Asked by sz.zoltan939 1 month ago

Last reply by Paul 1 month ago

Doubleclick timeframe too short.

It is impossible to trigger a doubleclick or from some tests, extremelly difficult to do. I calculated that in order to trigger a doubleclick, the 2 clicks needs to be so… (read more)

It is impossible to trigger a doubleclick or from some tests, extremelly difficult to do. I calculated that in order to trigger a doubleclick, the 2 clicks needs to be somewhat no more than 0.08 seconds aparts. :That's wrog and inaccessible, the value should be between 0.4 and 0.8, NOT 0.08.

Firefox mobile should support doubleclick: https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/API/Element/dblclick_event

Test page: https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/API/Element/dblclick_event

Asked by Fed 5 days ago

Last reply by Paul 5 days ago