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Downloads on Android

When trying to download anything the download apparently begins, since a notification appears on the notification panel, but it just does not properly start. It keeps try… (read more)

When trying to download anything the download apparently begins, since a notification appears on the notification panel, but it just does not properly start. It keeps trying but no progress is shown. After a while a failure message replaces the progress notification.

This isn't a network problem, since I've tried it with different connections. There used to be no problem before.

Anybody else experiencing a similar issue?

Asked by Baobab 4 months ago

Answered by Baobab 2 months ago

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downloading problem

When attempting to download a Pdf file on FFA 82.1.1 (Build #2015770923), Browser popup shows file is ready for download And then.... nothing... As it is shown on my scre… (read more)

When attempting to download a Pdf file on FFA 82.1.1 (Build #2015770923), Browser popup shows file is ready for download

And then.... nothing... As it is shown on my screenshot... The file seems to being downloaded, but not. The folder "Download" stays empty...

With Chrome it works perfectly...

Tried with : https://www.interieur.gouv.fr/content/download/124824/999521/file/30-10-2020-justificatif-de-deplacement-scolaire.pdf?#xtor=AD-326


This issue has been described in this post but not solved. https://support.mozilla.org/fr/questions/1297466?page=1

Please help me : I'm just a new user of FFA (default navigator) and I'm trying to resist to go back to Chrome!

Asked by Olafjh 4 months ago

Answered by Seburo 3 months ago

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Firef crashing

The latest version of Firefox constantly crashes on my Huawei M3 tablet I am unable to send a crash report because it crashes while retrieving them . I tried uninstalling… (read more)

The latest version of Firefox constantly crashes on my Huawei M3 tablet I am unable to send a crash report because it crashes while retrieving them . I tried uninstalling and reinstalling and clearing the cache.

Asked by pkthesprings 4 months ago

Last reply by Seburo 4 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 4 months ago

Answered by Seburo 4 months ago

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All downloads on Firefox Android fail.

Since I installed Firefox on my android phone, I cannot download anything directly from the browser. Anything I try to download returns with the "Download Failed" message… (read more)

Since I installed Firefox on my android phone, I cannot download anything directly from the browser. Anything I try to download returns with the "Download Failed" message, it being a photo, a .zip file, a pdf file or anything in between.

I'm using a Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 with Android 7.0. Chrome on the other hand seems to work flawlessly. Firefox is set as the default browser for the device, given all the permissions (storage, camera, microphone, etc) and set to unlimited data usage on both WiFi and mobile data. What is rather peculiar is that my friend's Xiaomi Redmi Note 4x that has firefox installed, downloads any file without error.

Attached are pics showing the issue.

Asked by Bambacha 4 months ago

Answered by Bambacha 4 months 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 5 months ago

Answered by BryanS 5 months ago

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Two Instances of Firefox Opening when I use the Browser

Greetings, about week or more ago whenever I would open Firefox two instances would pop up and to fully close Firefox I would have to exit out of both. While it is a rath… (read more)

Greetings, about week or more ago whenever I would open Firefox two instances would pop up and to fully close Firefox I would have to exit out of both. While it is a rather small inconvenience having to swipe twice to fully quit the app it's slowly becoming more annoying especially when I am going through my open apps and two Firefox browsers get in the way of me finding the app I need or when I am trying to look at something from another open app quickly. Any help would be appreciated. I have a Pixel 3a running Android 11 and Firefox is updated to the most recent version. Also, I do not have any add-ons or pluggins. I have included a screen shot of what it looks like Thank you!

Asked by mjnova7 5 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 5 months ago

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Voicesounds in background dont working anymore

Dear Community, my small Tech-Startup has an browser based software for craft enterprises based in the fire alert sector. We advise our customers to use firefox on the… (read more)

Dear Community,

my small Tech-Startup has an browser based software for craft enterprises based in the fire alert sector.

We advise our customers to use firefox on their androids.

For save using our web based software, the possibility for voice sounds in background or standby mode is nesessary. We use for that No sleep JS in combination with var msg = new SpeechSynthesisUtterance(); var voices = window.speechSynthesis.getVoices();.

We understood the reason stopping abuse on Youtube, sure they need to earn money.

But if we dont get any workarround or help we are forced to leave the plattform firefox and create own app, this is for the users not best solution and us as small start up with 10 customers will cost much money.

Thanks for helping us :)

Asked by EvoDevs 6 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 6 months ago

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BBC sounds

Following a recent Firefox (Aug22) update BBC Sounds loads fine but as soon as you leave the screen the sound pauses. Ditto when the screen times out. Now using the app o… (read more)

Following a recent Firefox (Aug22) update BBC Sounds loads fine but as soon as you leave the screen the sound pauses. Ditto when the screen times out. Now using the app on Chrome and it works fine. Than for any help on this.

Asked by denis.c.griffin 6 months ago

Answered by Seburo 6 months ago

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form input with datalist

I made a little webtool for my family to manage our shopping list. To add new items to the shopping list I use an input field with a datalist. the datalist is populated f… (read more)

I made a little webtool for my family to manage our shopping list.

To add new items to the shopping list I use an input field with a datalist.

the datalist is populated from the already used items from a database.

So if you type the first letters in the input field, the browser shows the matching entries, so i can choose easily from the list.

Works like a charm until the new firefox for android V79.0.5.

If I type letters in the input field, nothing happens.

Works flawless in Firefox Desktop Linux (V79.0), older version of Firefox Android, Chrome for Android (V84.0.4147.125).

Is this a bug in the new firefox?

Here to test and to view source code: https://cpunke.de/input_test.php

Thanks for any help in advance.

regards Christian

Asked by firefox922 6 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 6 months ago

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something is wrong

Hello, please don't be alarmed. I am only sending this message through this post because of memory problems. I am unable to continue with the partnership with the company… (read more)

Hello, please don't be alarmed. I am only sending this message through this post because of memory problems. I am unable to continue with the partnership with the company that is going on now with the new technology in our system of innovation. Again no emergency here I am not computer savvy and I hope that the people of true friendship will contact me with true identity. Truly I will be happy with your company's success in this community.

SP

Asked by green2tlfe 7 months ago

Answered by Seburo 7 months ago