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Disabled most visited websites automatically added in homepage ?

How to disbale most visited websites get automatically added in homepage of Firefox android browser ? I kept shortcuts option enabled to add shortcut manually as pe… (read more)

How to disbale most visited websites get automatically added in homepage of Firefox android browser ?

I kept shortcuts option enabled to add shortcut manually as per user choice. I don't want browser to add most recently visited websites to get add as shortcuts in tile form in homepage of firebox browser.

Is there any config to disabled for this issue ? Please help

Asked by dilal35221 1 month ago

Last reply by Paul 1 month ago

Tabs?

Is there a way to search through my open tabs? If not, PLEASE create that feature. Also, is there a way to see the previous pages that have been opened in a tab? Right n… (read more)

Is there a way to search through my open tabs? If not, PLEASE create that feature.

Also, is there a way to see the previous pages that have been opened in a tab? Right now, I have to just keep backspacing through previous tabs hoping to find the one I'm looking for. If not, please ad d a way to view and select previously opened tabs before I start backspacing through them.

Is there a way to sort open tabs, at least alphabetically? If not, that would be a very nice feature to have.

I'm using Android 12.

Thank you for your help.

Asked by letsdothis 4 months ago

Last reply by Paul 4 months ago

removing private browsing

I gotta ask... why isn't there a setting to remove private browsing on firefox? Now yeah sure it's free security but we got add ons for that. I've always felt like privat… (read more)

I gotta ask... why isn't there a setting to remove private browsing on firefox? Now yeah sure it's free security but we got add ons for that. I've always felt like private browsing and incognito stuff is just a way to go to pornhub feeling secured from criticism. That's why I quit Chrome (+ being able to watch YouTube with ads for free) so I gotta ask again... why isn't there a setting to remove private browsing on firefox?

Asked by BenjiTheHunterYT 2 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 months ago

Homepage polluted by recently visited

Hi, this issue has been present for a long time for me, and with many versions of Firefox Nightly for Android. I'm always using the latest nightly for browsing Youtube o… (read more)

Hi, this issue has been present for a long time for me, and with many versions of Firefox Nightly for Android.

I'm always using the latest nightly for browsing Youtube only, with a set of specific settings and addons (since we can't use profiles on Android yet)

My problem is I've configured the Homepage to never show anything but a few URLs I chose to pin, you can see my settings and my homepage in the screenshots attached.

Despite the "Recently visited" setting being disabled, sometimes, but not everytime, the last pages I visited are added to the Homepage, after the pinned sites. I have no idea what triggers it or not, if I'm doing something wrong or if it's a bug.

Thanks for your help !

Asked by Nonoy7 1 month ago

Last reply by Paul 1 month ago

how do I set my own Url for homescreen

Home screen might be considered a specialized bookmark I suppose but the categories don't directly apply above. Browsers for decades have allowed a custom Url to be en… (read more)

Home screen might be considered a specialized bookmark I suppose but the categories don't directly apply above. Browsers for decades have allowed a custom Url to be entered or "use current page" as home screen. I can find no option under firefox settings for Android enter it. What's the trick?

I picked last tab but that isn't the same as a fixed URL such as my bank website or Facebook page I would always want to see first.

Asked by purchasing12 2 months ago

Last reply by Paul 2 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

Firefox Android, want to export history?..please someone make addon for this..

Now that firefox Android supports addons, please someone make addons for History export.. Is there any other better way to export history.. I have tried sync.. but there… (read more)

Now that firefox Android supports addons, please someone make addons for History export..

Is there any other better way to export history.. I have tried sync.. but there seems to be some limitations in sync, it didn't sync all the history..

Asked by fatec31634 1 week ago

Last reply by Paul 5 days ago

Tab Management Options on Tablet

Hello. This is a feature many users has been asking for. The tab list switch should be visible on the toolbar for easy switching between tabs. Also tab grouping and per s… (read more)

Hello. This is a feature many users has been asking for. The tab list switch should be visible on the toolbar for easy switching between tabs. Also tab grouping and per site isolation are features that's been requested forerver

Asked by War Pig 2 months ago

Last reply by Paul 2 months ago

permanently block websites

How do we permanently block and keep a website from being able to return bk into a person's life after the site was the cause of an immense amount of financial and emotio… (read more)

How do we permanently block and keep a website from being able to return bk into a person's life after the site was the cause of an immense amount of financial and emotional hardship. By having something that does this, like the Duck browser does, our clients, friends and family will feel more safe, right?

Asked by Bonita Morales 3 months ago

Last reply by Kiki 3 months ago

Homepage wallpaper from the gallery in Firefox Android

Dear Mozilla Firefox team, I am writing to request a feature for the Firefox Android app that would allow users to follow a homepage wallpaper from the gallery. This fea… (read more)

Dear Mozilla Firefox team,

I am writing to request a feature for the Firefox Android app that would allow users to follow a homepage wallpaper from the gallery. This feature would enable users to customize their browser experience by choosing a wallpaper that suits their preferences and mood. The wallpaper can be choosen from the image gallery of User. This feature available in edge browser android

I think this feature would enhance the aesthetic appeal and functionality of the Firefox Android app, as well as increase user engagement and satisfaction. It would also showcase the diversity and creativity of the Firefox community, as users could submit their own wallpapers to the gallery or vote for their favorites.

I hope you will consider adding this feature to the Firefox Android app in the future. Thank you for your time and attention.

Sincerely, B R Shriradhakrishnasharnam (A Firefox User)

Does Firefox have any security measures for add-ons?

I've used Tor Browser (Firefox kernel), and the "add-ons" in that browser say "add-ons may damage the browser". Does Firefox have any safety measures for add-ons (such as… (read more)

I've used Tor Browser (Firefox kernel), and the "add-ons" in that browser say "add-ons may damage the browser". Does Firefox have any safety measures for add-ons (such as running them in quarantine so that they don't damage the browser itself or other add-ons).

Asked by ygaqnrq9iw 4 months ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 4 months ago

I Want To Change Default Download Location

By default, Firefox only downloads directly to the internal storage, and not the micro SD card I installed. Its become tedious to manually move everything to save phone s… (read more)

By default, Firefox only downloads directly to the internal storage, and not the micro SD card I installed. Its become tedious to manually move everything to save phone space every time I download anything.

All the past forums said to use about:config, but I understand the newer Firefox removed that function as it would break the app due to some major internal changes.

Please add the function to set a download path for Firefox to send my files to, including to my SD card.

Asked by thekangaroocourt17 4 months ago

Last reply by Paul 4 months ago

Show sites in desktop mode

Hello! I suggest the option in the settings that enables the display of websites in desktop mode by default. This option can be found in Microsoft Edge for Android and iO… (read more)

Hello! I suggest the option in the settings that enables the display of websites in desktop mode by default. This option can be found in Microsoft Edge for Android and iOS as well as in Brave Browser for Android and iOS. When enabled in the settings, the browser will always display websites in full (desktop) mode.

Asked by Rogerio Cesar 5 months ago

Last reply by Paul 5 months ago

Dear Devs: I want DESKTOP MODE ALWAYS

Choice needed: It's ridiculous that in 2024 in the era of huge screen tablets and phones, we are still knocked back to mobile view again and again and again. If you love … (read more)

Choice needed: It's ridiculous that in 2024 in the era of huge screen tablets and phones, we are still knocked back to mobile view again and again and again. If you love mobile view and you love the bigger icons, fine! I'll go get you a juice box and you'll have a great day. But some people don't. I just want default to desktop as an OPTION. Is it so hard to understand?

Asked by lantai 4 months ago

Last reply by Paul 4 months ago