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Switching between tabs not working

When I open a new tab and then try to switch back to a previous tab the previous tab is obscured by a blank page. I can drag the page down slightly to see part of the und… (read more)

When I open a new tab and then try to switch back to a previous tab the previous tab is obscured by a blank page. I can drag the page down slightly to see part of the underlying tab but if I release it it covers it up again. Anyone else have this problem?

Asked by gabepei.mail 7 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 7 months ago

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Tab Queue doesn't appear to be working

I have followed the instructions here https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/open-links-background-later-viewing-firefox-android so it's set up OK. When I click on a link (… (read more)

I have followed the instructions here https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/open-links-background-later-viewing-firefox-android so it's set up OK. When I click on a link (usually in Outlook app) I get the initial notification panel at the bottom of the screen and if I click on Open now it works fine, however if I decide not to open it immediately and I move onto the next email and the next etc, clicking links to be queued. When I go to Firefox I don't have a notification panel as shown in step 4 saying that I have x tabs waiting consequently I am unable to find or view all the queues tabs.

Asked by Andaco67 1 year ago

Answered by kbrosnan 1 year ago

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New Android Layout lacks organizational functionality

You used to be able to reorganize tabs and other items by doing a "long press" then a "drag". You can't do that anymore. Also "collections" cannot be reordered. The newes… (read more)

You used to be able to reorganize tabs and other items by doing a "long press" then a "drag". You can't do that anymore.

Also "collections" cannot be reordered. The newest one is always at the top of the list.

Items within collections cannot be reordered. Whatever is added is appended to the bottom.

When you open a link from a collection, or a series of links, or if you move between tabs a lot, the new tabs that get opened are seemingly in random places. It would be much better if they all opened at the "top" of the tab list, or at least grouped together somehow.

People who heavily rely on tabs to keep track of things really have no hope in the new Android layout. Basic tools to manage and maintain organization are missing. It's pretty bad if you need to have a lot of tabs open, and you have no way to group, reorder, or prioritize them.

Asked by ciaduck 7 months ago

Answered by Seburo 7 months ago

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open tabs

I have many open tabs from forgetting to sign off after yahoo.com... is there a way to delete them all at one time instead of one at a time which can take hours ?Thank yo… (read more)

I have many open tabs from forgetting to sign off after yahoo.com... is there a way to delete them all at one time instead of one at a time which can take hours ?Thank you

Asked by mammy2316 6 years ago

Answered by kbrosnan 6 years ago

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Is there a firefox support hotline for a self-sustaing fee with paid service prsonal to support the mozilla project as well as get a fast answer on a question?

For Example I want to have real tabs on my android tablet, like in opera and chrome. The support here just says the tabs are hidden behind the summarizing tab number. Ver… (read more)

For Example I want to have real tabs on my android tablet, like in opera and chrome. The support here just says the tabs are hidden behind the summarizing tab number. Very likely that change is possible, but it would cost me some more hours of research (or only one googeling, but i do not know it) Because Mozilla is a non-profit organisation I would be OK to spend a little money to avoid the unsure research attempt. A part of the money for mozilla, the other part for the service guy, fast and precise information for the calling Asker -> that would be a triple win :)

Asked by SchwuppSchwupp 6 years ago

Answered by philipp 6 years ago

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How to remove bloatware from home page

I just bought a Galaxy Tab s2 loaded with android 6.0.1. Using Firefox for search, my wife opens the firefox home page and gets a series of tabs called 'top sites', some … (read more)

I just bought a Galaxy Tab s2 loaded with android 6.0.1. Using Firefox for search, my wife opens the firefox home page and gets a series of tabs called 'top sites', some of which are transfers from her old machine BUT a few are new....Twitter and Facebook . I do not see a delete ability on that page. How do we get rid of the bloatware for social media we neither want nor can get rid of??

Asked by James1776 4 years ago

Answered by Seburo 4 years ago

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bypassing open now appelet????????

When I use google search engine, and select a webpage, FIREFOX mobile android pops up am appelet that saya open now.... It is bloody annoying since I aready know what I a… (read more)

When I use google search engine, and select a webpage, FIREFOX mobile android pops up am appelet that saya open now.... It is bloody annoying since I aready know what I am searching..... I want to click on the link ONCE and the website to load.... I dont want to HAVE to click on a secondary item to gety permission to

Asked by carychilton 5 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 years ago

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Recently closed tabs on Android

Hey I think version 69 still had the 'Recently closed tabs' view, but I cant find it on version 81. I already searched this site and also googled it. I closed a tab accid… (read more)

Hey I think version 69 still had the 'Recently closed tabs' view, but I cant find it on version 81. I already searched this site and also googled it.

I closed a tab accidentaly that i opened some time ago. So searching through my history won't do it since it was an article of a site where i opened and read like 20 articles, I also cant remember the name of it.

I guess it was removed in favour of a more simplistic UI? If so I would really like the devs to consider adding that back in, I know that there is an option for reopening the tab right after closing it, but it is possible to miss it or your device just bugging/slowing down on you when you do this. This happened a few times to me.

Thanks in advance!

Asked by Lukas 6 months ago

Answered by Seburo 6 months ago

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Collections deleted

Hello I am German and not used to write in english. I use Firefox on my Xperia device. Within the last Update I got the new function to collect the tabs. I created severa… (read more)

Hello I am German and not used to write in english. I use Firefox on my Xperia device. Within the last Update I got the new function to collect the tabs. I created several collections and named them. After I put in the tabs and deleted them in the list. So they were only in the collections. Today I wanted to use one Tab out of the collection. But the whole collection Was not any more there, same with 2 Others! Where are these collections and the tabs now? I did not delete them and I need them.

Where are they and how can I use them again?

Kind regards

Mischa

Asked by cx500e1 5 months ago

Answered by cx500e1 4 months ago

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Restoring mobile/Android tabs after accidentally "Close All Tabs"

Hi, Unfortunately I lost over 130 tabs today after accidentally hitting "close all tabs" while trying to open up a private session. The lack of failsafe asking if I'm sur… (read more)

Hi,

Unfortunately I lost over 130 tabs today after accidentally hitting "close all tabs" while trying to open up a private session. The lack of failsafe asking if I'm sure or offering to undo this means weeks of research down the drain.

Some of the tabs have been open for weeks, and others just for days... which means finding the older tabs through my history is almost an impossibility.

I have Mozilla Synch activated and was hoping there might be a way to sync tabs onto my desktop browser from a few hours ago, or even from a day ago. Is this possible? Do any other methods exist to restore these tabs? I've tried scouring forums for answers and I'm getting desperate.

Thank you

Asked by v. 8 months ago

Answered by Seburo 8 months ago

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Youtube background

Hi, With the up-to-date version of Firefox Androind 84.1, Youtube videos(m.youtube.com) won't play in the background (on a tab that isn't on the foreground or in another … (read more)

Hi,

With the up-to-date version of Firefox Androind 84.1, Youtube videos(m.youtube.com) won't play in the background (on a tab that isn't on the foreground or in another app) any more. Downgrading to an older Firefox version does allow background playing. Is disabling updates the only option to maintain this function?

Asked by R.W. 3 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 3 months ago

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'Recent Tabs' option missing. How to get it back?

Usually when I click the new tab or '+' button there are tabs for top sites, bookmarks, recent tabs and history. I recently updated my browser and the recent tabs option … (read more)

Usually when I click the new tab or '+' button there are tabs for top sites, bookmarks, recent tabs and history. I recently updated my browser and the recent tabs option is gone. I use it embarassingly often. How do I get it back or has firefox done away with it? All the other tabs are still there.

Asked by pmanders 3 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 years ago