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Why can't I view my downloads in the downloads folder? (Android 4.2.1 Jellybean)

I just got the new Google Nexus 4 and have been running Firefox mobile as my primary browser but I have recently discovered a problem. When I download a file (such as a P… (read more)

I just got the new Google Nexus 4 and have been running Firefox mobile as my primary browser but I have recently discovered a problem. When I download a file (such as a PDF) off of a site to read with Android's quickoffice, no file goes into Android's downloads app. I assumed the file was only bring temporarily bring downloaded for a one time view but when I tried this same process with Chrome mobile, a file was put in the downloads app. I installed a third party for browser for my phone and looked in the downloads folder it showed for my phone and discovered the files I had been downloading with Firefox in it. It seems Firefox doesn't display files downloaded in the downloads app provided with Android which is a problem because that means without a third party for browser, you can't get rid of them. (Petty for sizes but they would eventually fill your phones storage). Is a downloads folder provided with Firefox? Can the downloads be viewed in the stock downloads app?

Asked by William 7 years ago

Answered by kbrosnan 7 years ago

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How can I watch and download flash videos like youtube videos if flash player doesn't support for mobiles using android version over 4.0?

My mobile's android version is 4.1.2. At the present time, I cannot watch and download any youtube videos. If flash player doesn't support any mobile using android versio… (read more)

My mobile's android version is 4.1.2. At the present time, I cannot watch and download any youtube videos. If flash player doesn't support any mobile using android version over 4.0 , how can I watch and download these flash videos?

Asked by wlwon68 7 years ago

Answered by meter1060 7 years ago

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Extracting bookmarks from Android mozilla profile backup

Hi, I had Firefox and Firefox Beta installed on my Android phone. This prevented me syncing bookmarks with my desktop Firefox. I decided to remove all Android versions… (read more)

Hi,

I had Firefox and Firefox Beta installed on my Android phone. This prevented me syncing bookmarks with my desktop Firefox.

I decided to remove all Android versions and reinstall.

First I backed up the Beta profile since this contained the bookmarks I want.


I cannot find the bookmarks within this profile. AFAIK there is no places.sqlite. Has the filename changed? My version was beta Firefox 19

Asked by padraic 7 years ago

Answered by LaurentZG 7 years ago

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How do I change the homepage in firefox for android?

You cannot seriously be telling me that I am restricted to using the "Awesome" page as my homepage. What fool made this ridiculous, ill-considered design decision? … (read more)

You cannot seriously be telling me that I am restricted to using the "Awesome" page as my homepage. What fool made this ridiculous, ill-considered design decision?

Asked by kevmit69 7 years ago

Last reply by codysydney 7 years ago

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Firefox for Android becomes painfully slow over time. Clearing data fixes, but erases bookmarks. Where is the "Reset" function ??

After a fresh install, Firefox loads websites very fast with almost no lag. After a few weeks, it becomes slower and slower. Getting to the point where it wil take aboit … (read more)

After a fresh install, Firefox loads websites very fast with almost no lag. After a few weeks, it becomes slower and slower. Getting to the point where it wil take aboit 20 seconds to display the Top Sites/Bookmarks window. Then sometimes opening a page, the loading circle stops moving and it freezes the phone. After about 15 seconds everything works again. The only way I found to fix this horrendous problem is to go into control panel for Firefox and Clear Data. I dont like doing that because I lose all of my bookmarks. It seems the Cache always shows "0 bytes" so there never is nothing to clear out. I would like to know where this "Reset" function is for Android. I see they have it for Windows versions..but what about Android?

My phone is an HTC Rezound running stock Android 4.0.3 Thanks in advance.

Asked by Bruce0375 7 years ago

Last reply by John99 7 years ago

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Firefox on my android is a pig!

Not only is it 20 megabytes but I've downloaded 18 versions of it now. Still so slow I can't stand it. I've looked through your helpful hints on how to speed up and none … (read more)

Not only is it 20 megabytes but I've downloaded 18 versions of it now.

Still so slow I can't stand it. I've looked through your helpful hints on how to speed up and none apply. It's not on my sd card, I have no other apps that are running that I can control. Delete apps, what the hell does that mean? I have no wifi available - and why should I need it anyway? Every other app I have loads fast in WiFi or 3g!
Why would Firefox startup time be determined by wifi or 3g? It's a pig because it has to load 6 different web sites on the startup screen! Get rid of it! I just want a Google search screen as a startup page. Why can't I get rid of your startup page?  I delete it and it shows up again.
Firefox for desktop is number 1 amongst world class browsers. The Android app just sucks!
Also this comment box impossible to edit on my android phone using Firefox.

Asked by jbaldridge 7 years ago

Answered by meter1060 7 years ago

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Why doesn't "request desktop site" work?

Galaxy S3 with CSpire. requesting desktop site redirects me to CSpire's data tethering site. I wish it worked. I have to use another browser to view a desktop site. … (read more)

Galaxy S3 with CSpire. requesting desktop site redirects me to CSpire's data tethering site. I wish it worked. I have to use another browser to view a desktop site.

Asked by DLB1117 7 years ago

Answered by kbrosnan 7 years ago

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importing bookmarks not so awesome?

hi there, i was really pleased to see that you offer the option to import bookmarks from droid, but after having done so my awesome screen doesn't look so awesome. it's j… (read more)

hi there, i was really pleased to see that you offer the option to import bookmarks from droid, but after having done so my awesome screen doesn't look so awesome. it's just an ugly (and unorganized) list of every single one of my bookmarks i imported. so this might be a premature question, but will my awesome screen look awesome (with the nice thumbnails and such) the more i use the browser? or will the imported bookmarks not give up their spot? didn't really see any questions regarding importing since most involve sync. i have firefox on my laptop, but had accumulated bookmarks on my mobile browser that i didn't want to toss out the window. thanks for your help!

Asked by ksmin 7 years ago

Answered by kbrosnan 7 years ago

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Home link in upper left corner of Desktop Facebook site does NOT work. Will not go to Newsfeed

Pressing the "Facebook" logo in top left corner will not work most of the time. The newsfeed does work..but let me explain this a little better. Say, I'm on a friends fac… (read more)

Pressing the "Facebook" logo in top left corner will not work most of the time. The newsfeed does work..but let me explain this a little better. Say, I'm on a friends facebook page using the full site...I want to go to my newsfeed so I click the "Facebook" logo in the left hand corner next to the notification icons....poof....nothing happens, except, I notice the little padlock on the left side of the address bar disappear. I can let it sit and it will never do anything. If I press the facebook logo about 15 times, then it will finally load the newsfeed. It seems like some kind of issue going from secured to unsecured pages. It does not do this when I am in one of my groups though...odd. I have always had to use the addeess bar to go back to the newsfeed . This problem has existed through many versions of Firefox. No other browser does this.

Asked by Bruce0375 7 years ago

Last reply by Bruce0375 7 years ago