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How does one "sync" my PC's open tabs with my Firefox Mobile?! (Android)

I am running the very latest versions on both desktop and Android device (Firefox 31). [check] I have a Firefox Sync account, and I am signed into both the desktop and th… (read more)

I am running the very latest versions on both desktop and Android device (Firefox 31). [check]

I have a Firefox Sync account, and I am signed into both the desktop and the Android device. [check]

I have even tried going to the desktop and going to Tools and clicking "Sync Now". [check]

What am I possibly missing here? This is the process that I go through to seek out the desktop's open tabs on my Android device, tell me if I'm doing this wrong.

1.) Open a fresh instance of the Firefox app 2.) Open a new tab 3.) Swipe left over to the History section 4.) Tap on the five dots at the bottom next to the clock to open the tab page

The only thing I get is "Your recent tabs show up here."

This is driving me up the wall, so any ideas or a remedy would bring back my sanity. Thank you.

Asked by highhbrid 5 years ago

Answered by guigs 5 years ago

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how do I find my recovery key

on my Android phone. where and how do I gey my recovery key. This is very confusing amd about ready to give up From what foxfire window do I go to in order toclick option… (read more)

on my Android phone. where and how do I gey my recovery key. This is very confusing amd about ready to give up From what foxfire window do I go to in order toclick options then select sync panel please help me get my recovery key.

Asked by LindaCreevey3154 8 years ago

Last reply by Ibai 7 years ago

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Pair Firefox Sync on Android with new computer

On my PC I clicked "Set Up Sync" and then "I Have an Account" ans it asks to enter the code on my other device. So I went onto my Android Samsung Galaxy Nexus and opened … (read more)

On my PC I clicked "Set Up Sync" and then "I Have an Account" ans it asks to enter the code on my other device. So I went onto my Android Samsung Galaxy Nexus and opened Firefox.

Went to the home screen and there is not Sync button. Only; Top sites, Your tabs from last time, Add-ons for your Firefox, and Synced Tabs.

Going to More -> Settings -> Sync -> Account with Firefox Sync. It only shows an option to not sync and says when it last synced. The more only shows; Sync now, remove account and help.

Where do I enter the code on my Android so I can set up Firefox Sync on my PC?

Asked by dleggo 7 years ago

Last reply by matahpi 7 years ago

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Firefox deleted ALL my passwords stored in desktop versions when I installed the Android version

Today I am madder than hell !! I installed Firefox for Android yesterday on my Galaxy S3 (brand new). I attempted to Sync it with my Firefox Ver. 31 I use on my desktop b… (read more)

Today I am madder than hell !! I installed Firefox for Android yesterday on my Galaxy S3 (brand new). I attempted to Sync it with my Firefox Ver. 31 I use on my desktop box (Win 7-64) and my laptop (Win7 as well) After using it on a few of the sites I visit I decided it simply was not acceptable as many things didn't work on some site ! So I uninstalled it and wrote a bad review on Google Play.

This morning on my desktop I went to check passwords and I watched IN HORROR in the Pssword Manager window as each and everyone of my sites and passwords vanished one by one. I am dead serious people !!! Then I opened my laptop and watched the same damn thing happen there !

So the Sync I could never get going on the Android version, that was one of the reasons I uninstalled it. So... I really do not want to think that some disgruntled Mozilla employee went into my Sync account and did this intentionally because of my bad review.

As I said, I really hope it wasn't retaliation.... but if it was a problem with the Sync and because I deleted it off my phone the Sync then deleted all my passwords..... then there is HUGE.... I mean HUGE problems with Firefox Sync !!

So....before people send messages... first I have used and loved Firefox as my main browser for close to 10 years, I am an experienced computer user and do computer repairs on Windows systems at times for money. I maintain 2 antivirus and malware programs on my systems. (MS Security Essentials and Malwarebytes).

Asked by Ponyone 5 years ago

Answered by NoahSUMO 5 years ago

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How do I sync tabs from Android to my desktop?

Greetings. Basically what the title says, is there a "other devices" tab I'm missing somewhere? I've used Google to no avail, and I can easily sync tabs from my desktop t… (read more)

Greetings.

Basically what the title says, is there a "other devices" tab I'm missing somewhere? I've used Google to no avail, and I can easily sync tabs from my desktop to my Android, but there doesn't seem a way to do the reverse.

Thanks.

Asked by Valkorian 7 years ago

Answered by MatthewBabbs 7 years ago

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Firefox sync on mobile does not work.

I have two PCs with sync configured and one android device. I can see that there is no problem with synchronizing data between PCs, but I cannot see my data on android de… (read more)

I have two PCs with sync configured and one android device. I can see that there is no problem with synchronizing data between PCs, but I cannot see my data on android device.

I have on both PCs ff 30 and new sync configured (I upgraded from old sync). I also tried to delete my old sync account, create a new one with same email and then configure.

I also signed up on android device to my sync account. The problem is that I cannot choose data which should be synced (positions are grey - disabled). And I don't see data from pc on android. On PC I syncrhonize bookmarks, passwords, and settings. On Android I want to syncrhonize passwords and bookmarks. What should I do to make this work?

Regards,

Szymon Musioł

Asked by szaman 6 years ago

Answered by szaman 6 years ago

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New Firefox Sync is not working correctly. Bookmark can't be deleted. Tabs aren't showing up on Desktop.

I have two problems with the new sync. The First issue is that none of my Bookmarks or Tabs from my desktop are showing up on my Android phone nor are they working vice-v… (read more)

I have two problems with the new sync. The First issue is that none of my Bookmarks or Tabs from my desktop are showing up on my Android phone nor are they working vice-versa meaning phone to desktop. The second problem is I am trying to sync my bookmarks from the Beta version of Android FF to the non-Beta Android FF which worked fine until I trued to delete several bookmarks that i don't need anymore. I'd like to delete them, but I can only delete them on the beta version and then when I go to the regular version none of the changes have been synced. If i try to delete them from the regular version nothing happens at all.

Asked by Kelcy R. Lemme 6 years ago

Answered by guigs 6 years ago

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Is there a way to prompt syncing (sync now) on Android Firefox?

I have logged into Firefox Sync on my desktop and two mobile devices and everything seems ok, except that syncing on the mobile devices is happening at pretty long interv… (read more)

I have logged into Firefox Sync on my desktop and two mobile devices and everything seems ok, except that syncing on the mobile devices is happening at pretty long intervals. I have the "sync now" button on the toolbar of my desktop; is there something similar for mobiles in the current version? I don't see any way to force or prompt a sync, and it seems unwieldy to have to wait up to an hour (that's the longest sync interval I witnessed) to be able to access an updated list of tabs I have open on my desktop.

Asked by ladykalana 5 years ago

Answered by philipp 5 years ago

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Where is my Bookmark Toolbar in Firefox for Android?

Hi, On my laptop I have bookmarks in the Bookmarks Toolbar. I signed up to Firefox using my laptop. Presumably then my bookmarks have been synchronized, I've certainly … (read more)

Hi, On my laptop I have bookmarks in the Bookmarks Toolbar. I signed up to Firefox using my laptop. Presumably then my bookmarks have been synchronized, I've certainly clicked on a button to effect that Okay, on my tablet, then I logged into Firefox with the same login details. I ought then I think to see all my bookmarks on my tablet. But when I choose the bookmarks tab I only see three things: "Firefox: About your browser"; "Firefox: Customise your add-ons", and "Firefox: Support".

So, why don't I see my bookmarks, that are on my laptop? Thanks.

Asked by richard8257 4 years ago

Answered by richard8257 4 years ago

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How to delete cookies on Android phone without removing Firefox Sync?

I want to be able to delete the cookies off my Android phone when using Firefox mobile, but without also removing Firefox Sync and my browsing history. (I.e. I want to ke… (read more)

I want to be able to delete the cookies off my Android phone when using Firefox mobile, but without also removing Firefox Sync and my browsing history. (I.e. I want to keep sync-ing my history, bookmarks and passwords, but just be able to clear out the cookies occasionally.) Is this possible?

I encountered this problem in the Preferences menu, by clicking on the "Clear private data" button in the "Privacy & Security" section. That removed all history and passwords, not just the cookies, and also deactivated Firefox Sync.

Asked by Sandoz 9 years ago

Last reply by Matt Brubeck 9 years ago

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Where can I find the sync button in Firefox for Android

I know.. it seems pretty much hidden. However, I spending quite some time on searching I am lost... Under Firefox Settings there is nothing Can someone please ... post an… (read more)

I know.. it seems pretty much hidden. However, I spending quite some time on searching I am lost...

Under Firefox Settings there is nothing

Can someone please ... post an image?

Thanks!

Asked by ffw62 3 years ago

Answered by ffw62 3 years ago

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Can I remove a synced tab link from my device?

I inadvertently synced a particular tab between two of my devices, and I'd really like to be able to remove that link from both of them. I don't see any delete option und… (read more)

I inadvertently synced a particular tab between two of my devices, and I'd really like to be able to remove that link from both of them. I don't see any delete option under the "Synced Tabs" section of the browser. If there is not a way to delete it, there really should be, the same way individual bookmarks can be deleted. Is there a way I'm just not seeing?

Asked by vish22 4 years ago

Answered by kbrosnan 4 years ago

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FireFox Sync isn't working on Android: shows no errors, does nothing

I've created a Sync account on Desktop and logged in on Android. When I go to settings and click "Synchronize" or "Sync Now" or however it's called in English version of … (read more)

I've created a Sync account on Desktop and logged in on Android. When I go to settings and click "Synchronize" or "Sync Now" or however it's called in English version of the app it says "Synchronizing..." for a second, then goes back to showing "Synchronize" with "Last sync: never" under it. The options for what to sync are grayed out. "Logged in as" correctly shows my email. about:sync-tabs on desktop shows nothing.

FF Versions are up to date: Android: 38.0.5 PC: 38.1.0 esr

Asked by GrayFace 5 years ago

Answered by hug0 5 years ago

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Automatic sync not working on Firefox Android?

I've noticed my open tabs do not sync automatically like it does when I move from desktop to my Android device. Example scenario to explain this better: I'm on my desktop… (read more)

I've noticed my open tabs do not sync automatically like it does when I move from desktop to my Android device. Example scenario to explain this better:

I'm on my desktop Firefox with several open tabs. Then I pick up my Android device (4.2 Jelly Bean) and open Firefox Android, and I go to open new tab and chose the "Sync" menu, unfortunately the tabs it shows from my desktop device are not up to date at all.

In fact the only way I've found to sync up these tabs is to go on my Android device under Sync -> Firefox Sync -> Menu Button -> Sync Now. Then my tabs update perfect, but shouldn't this just happen automatically, or at least from a "Sync Now" button right in Firefox Android? Am I completely missing something obvious?

Thanks!!

Asked by onetrev 7 years ago

Answered by philipp 7 years ago

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ok i have a samsung galaxy s2 skyrocket and i want to change my web from yahoo to firefox how can i do that yahoo came on the phone

i just got this phone and when i hit my web broser on the home sceen yahoo comes up att put it there i would like to have firfox.how to cchane it from yahoo to firefox th… (read more)

i just got this phone and when i hit my web broser on the home sceen yahoo comes up att put it there i would like to have firfox.how to cchane it from yahoo to firefox thank you andrew

Asked by acsande38 8 years ago

Last reply by Shawn 8 years ago

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how to find the 'open synced-tabs' button on android version?

the sync finished for all selectable items included and successful. following this link: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/view-synced-tabs-other-devices as it state… (read more)

the sync finished for all selectable items included and successful. following this link: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/view-synced-tabs-other-devices as it states: Sync lets access open tabs across your desktop, laptop and mobile devices that use Firefox. Your Synced Tabs are just a click away in the Library button n on your toolbar.

but where is the 'Library button' ? where is the 'synced tabs'?

Asked by pdfan 2 years ago

Answered by kbrosnan 2 years ago

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Can RSS feeds be synced via Firefox Sync? Currently I can see my RSS links but the feeds appear to be all empty.

I set up Firefox sync on my phone and a few desktops. I have several RSS feeds included which sync perfectly on the desktop version of Firefox, but on my phone the feeds … (read more)

I set up Firefox sync on my phone and a few desktops. I have several RSS feeds included which sync perfectly on the desktop version of Firefox, but on my phone the feeds don't load (even though I can see the containing link).

otherwise, Firefox Mobile is great - I like it enough that I switched to Android from an iPhone!

Asked by jerico74 8 years ago

Answered by mluna 8 years ago