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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 11 months ago

Answered by cx500e1 10 months ago

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restore old tabs view

I'm not sure why Firefox still bothers to call tabs, "tabs". A tab was originally called that because of its similarity to a filing cabinet's physical tabs where you can … (read more)

I'm not sure why Firefox still bothers to call tabs, "tabs". A tab was originally called that because of its similarity to a filing cabinet's physical tabs where you can see the tab markers and use your thumb to quickly select one. As far as I can see Firefox for Android no longer has tabs. There's no tab bar (and even the URL bar is auto-hidden) and to see the 'tabs' you have to drag down, then select a button and then flip your brain from expecting to see a horizontal row of tabs to a vertical list of them. Similarly, to create a new tab used to involve taping on a plus sign in the same place, right next to the other tabs in the bar. Now, to make a new one you have to redirect your attention from the top of the screen (where tabs have always beenl to a plus sign down the bottom. This smacks of just changing things for the hell of it.

So.... The big ask..... is there any way to get back to the system and layout I'm used to and that I still use without a moment's though when I use Chrome? (Which I'd still rather not do all the time...). I'd like my tabs back please.

Asked by Andy_P 1 year ago

Last reply by Seburo 10 months ago

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Private search crashes and then all tabs gone

Like the title says but first some context Since the horrible android browser REDESIGN this has happened, never before, im using the latest version and this has happened … (read more)

Like the title says but first some context Since the horrible android browser REDESIGN this has happened, never before, im using the latest version and this has happened with every update since that unneeded and unwanted NEW firefox came out Before i could have up to 60 tabs in normal navigation, and the same amount in private, watch videos and animations at least ten tabs of those on each browsing section, the worst that could happen eas all private tabs would close and that was on rare cases Now it (closing)tends to happen 3 days or so, no matter how many on normal navigation or even private but the recurring thing is, opening videos sometimes work, but sometimes the entire browser crashes and with each crash all normal tabs dissapear as well and since you removed so many options including about:blank and other abouts that j knea how to use to recover pages, now is simply an entire session GONE and this has happenes 3 entire times already, the first time it happened i lost months of browsing i had prior to the dreaded update, they were gone and since, i try to use even less the browser, but is the only one with addon support(same addons i installed firefox years ago on android and guess what, none of them were active when the redesign installed the first time or worked and still the crash happened, so if none of your technicians can provide anything other than the boiler plate reaponse of " please update to the most recent version" (which both already are, firefox and android system) "disable addons" which they were the first crash, and reinstall(which i did when i tried to migrate to opera before i realized i can't install a good adblocker on their android version), then DO NOT BOTHER on answering(also, even webm format as well as many others seem to crash it JUST FINE)

Asked by felipescado 1 year ago

Answered by Seburo 1 year ago

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Remove the home screen

I want to remove or set my home screen to something else other than the Firefox default. I've managed to remove everything from the default home screen, which is a start.… (read more)

I want to remove or set my home screen to something else other than the Firefox default.

I've managed to remove everything from the default home screen, which is a start. But I don't want a home screen at all.

Ideally, Firefox would just resume as it was the previous time it opened. That's how it worked until a recent update.

Asked by RyanH 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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twitter.com not opening on Firefox android

I don't know if this is an issue being encountered by anyone else, but few days ago all of a sudden twitter.com stopped opening on Firefox for Android. I trying disabling… (read more)

I don't know if this is an issue being encountered by anyone else, but few days ago all of a sudden twitter.com stopped opening on Firefox for Android. I trying disabling all my add-ons and turning of protection as well, nothing.

The windows browser is having no issues at all. But for some reason the android just won't open twitter. Everytime I try I get the error: "Cannot Complete Request

Additional information about this problem or error is currently unavailable."

Tried on a different network and a different mobile browser, all seems to be working. Any ideas?

Asked by warboyziri 1 year ago

Answered by Kiki 1 year ago

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Why is about:config no longer available in Firefox for Android?

The only advice available right now is using Nightly version as if I'm ready to sacrifice stability over about: config access. The main question is, why was it removed? I… (read more)

The only advice available right now is using Nightly version as if I'm ready to sacrifice stability over about: config access. The main question is, why was it removed? Is it really accessible in Nightly if the advice was for 79 and I'm on 81 already that I guess should have included changes from Nightly of two versions prior.

Asked by Serhiy Int 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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youtube

Where is youtube backround play addon,or any video website backround player addon...you can not multitask,do nothing...annoying...whats the latest version who supports th… (read more)

Where is youtube backround play addon,or any video website backround player addon...you can not multitask,do nothing...annoying...whats the latest version who supports the video backround playback?.... you ppl.. claim is a free browser... not anymore... money talks...shame ive use it for decades....

Asked by adysan30 1 year ago

Answered by Seburo 1 year 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 1 year ago

Answered by Seburo 1 year ago

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Use Web Apps/Firefox and Other Missing Options

There are options in settings menu that is talked about in the community but I can't seem to find them. Use Web Apps in firefox for android but what the support page read… (read more)

There are options in settings menu that is talked about in the community but I can't seem to find them. Use Web Apps in firefox for android but what the support page reads I don't have that option to do so or I just can't find it. Please help. I've attached a screenshot of firefox for android settings menu to better help you understand what I'm asking. Thank you, SMB

Asked by Sarecee66 1 year ago

Answered by Sirfrisbee 1 year ago

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Google Search Fixer Add-on

Hello, recently I've saw that the add-on google search fixer is on the recommended list for android but it's not available in the add-on manager for us to install it. Wil… (read more)

Hello, recently I've saw that the add-on google search fixer is on the recommended list for android but it's not available in the add-on manager for us to install it. Will this change with a newer version of an android release or is it a mistake?

Asked by apostoloskalfas 1 year ago

Answered by Seburo 1 year ago

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"Download failed" keeps popping up

Yesterday I tried downloading a document but it failed to do so. Since then, the 'Download failed' message keeps popping up as a warning in Android. I can't acknowledge i… (read more)

Yesterday I tried downloading a document but it failed to do so. Since then, the 'Download failed' message keeps popping up as a warning in Android. I can't acknowledge it by clicking on the message, but I can swipe it away until it comes back within about 2-30 minutes. The message seems to appear only when Firefox is not running in the foreground. There are no tabs open and this download is not available in the Downloads list. I can't clear the downloads list by the way, which is weird.

I already forced a shutdown of the app and cleared the cache. I haven't tried to clear all data as I don't want to set up the app all over again. I'm sure that works but that's not the solution for this.


Bryan

Asked by BryanS 1 year ago

Answered by BryanS 1 year ago

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There's problem with My Questions or something

What does "1 has this problem / 1 person has this problem" mean anything? I've been seeing it, appeared at some of my questions & my one reply; Please let me know. … (read more)

What does "1 has this problem / 1 person has this problem" mean anything? I've been seeing it, appeared at some of my questions & my one reply; Please let me know.

Asked by Atzhiri Chavez 1 year ago

Answered by Seburo 1 year ago

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Picking bookmark ignores Desktop Site toggle

If I set the Menu + Desktop Site toggle, then select a bookmark, the Desktop Site toggle is ignored, and reset. This makes it impossible to load a bookmark targeted for a… (read more)

If I set the Menu + Desktop Site toggle, then select a bookmark, the Desktop Site toggle is ignored, and reset.

This makes it impossible to load a bookmark targeted for a desktop site.

Thanks in advance for your attention to this oversight.

Asked by John_L 1 year ago

Last reply by Seburo 1 year ago

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~ Positive Vibes ~

Hey there, Firefox team. I've been going through the Play Store checking the reviews of the new firefox (android) browser updates. And the people are mad I know, lol. As … (read more)

Hey there, Firefox team. I've been going through the Play Store checking the reviews of the new firefox (android) browser updates. And the people are mad I know, lol. As for me, I've loved the update. I know you guys are at it 100% for making it best for everyone, I just felt like sending this note to the whole team in the middle of all the mad and angry support questions you guys must be getting to make you feel you're not alone and a good percentage of people are finding the new update 5 stars worthy. :)

I hope this message reaches the team. Also, a note to the reader - Don't be selfish, share the note with the whole team. YOU DO YOU, MOZ TEAM! 5 STARS TO ALL OF YOU!

Asked by mukul.bhutia 1 year ago

Last reply by Seburo 1 year ago