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Open link in another app disable popup Firefox Nightly for Android

Currently using Firefox Nightly version 111.0a1 for Android now when trying to open a link in another app it always shows a popup to confirm. This was not present in pre… (read more)

Currently using Firefox Nightly version 111.0a1 for Android now when trying to open a link in another app it always shows a popup to confirm.

This was not present in previous releases and I don't know if there is a way to prevent this popup as it makes it uncomfortable. Is there an option I may be missing to disable this feature? If not, could an option like this be introduced?

Thanks and regards

Asked by chetitos 1 year ago

Answered by chetitos 1 year ago

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Being blocked from sites and advertisements

I changed some settings in Firefox, or maybe Google. To filter stuff that I consider spam. I was apparently overzealous. I cannot view ANY ads from Googleads or DoubleCli… (read more)

I changed some settings in Firefox, or maybe Google. To filter stuff that I consider spam. I was apparently overzealous. I cannot view ANY ads from Googleads or DoubleClick. I also cannot view any ads that are labeled as "sponsored" when I do Google searchs.

Lastly I cannot even view links from my newsletters. When I get my weekly newsletter from Bloody disgusting.com and I click on the links for different horror movie reviews, it won't let me go to the story. It says address not found and the website at the top is awstrack.me

I have tried using a different browser (Chrome) and a different search engine (Duckduckgo). Nothing has worked.

Can anyone help please?

Shane D

Asked by Shane D 1 year ago

Last reply by Shane D 1 year ago

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No QR code option showing in Android Firefox sync

I want to sync my new laptop to Firefox on my Android mobile. I am asked to: 1. Open Firefox on your mobile device. 2. Go to the menu ( on iOS or on Android) and tap Syn… (read more)

I want to sync my new laptop to Firefox on my Android mobile. I am asked to:

1. Open Firefox on your mobile device. 2. Go to the menu ( on iOS or on Android) and tap Synchronise and save data 3. Tap Ready to Scan and hold your phone over this code

But this command #3 is simply is not there in the Android FF settings. I see only Synchronise Now/ Device Name / Sign Out, plus Choose What to Synchronise. Nothing else. Any ideas?

Asked by Martin Gordon FF account 1 year ago

Last reply by Paul 1 year ago

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Addon

I have the xpi android file for check4change in my android but don't know how to add to the add-on on Firefox, i tried to open the xpi file using file manager but no opti… (read more)

I have the xpi android file for check4change in my android but don't know how to add to the add-on on Firefox, i tried to open the xpi file using file manager but no option of Firefox in file manager to run the xpi file. Need help please

Asked by A J 8 months ago

Answered by A J 8 months ago

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Unable to switch off Google Safe Search

Over the last 3 days, I've been unable to turn off the safe search option using Google as the search engine. I get a message saying Safe search is locked. This applies … (read more)

Over the last 3 days, I've been unable to turn off the safe search option using Google as the search engine.

I get a message saying Safe search is locked.

This applies whether I'm signed in to Google or not, but doesn't occur in the chrome app for android.

I tried clearing cache, cookies & data etc to no avail.

So I completely uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox yesterday which worked fine, however I've noticed the locked safe search filter is back on today.

Any thoughts?

Asked by robinta1967 1 year ago

Last reply by robinta1967 1 year ago

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Can't sync on Android, I tap "Sync now" but nothing happens

Hello! I've been using Firefox since forever but never thought about using the sync feature until now. On laptop, when I press "sync now", a little spinning wheel appears… (read more)

Hello! I've been using Firefox since forever but never thought about using the sync feature until now. On laptop, when I press "sync now", a little spinning wheel appears for some seconds, then disappears. I take this means it has synced. On my android phone (Android 10 - phone's a Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite), however, I seem to have encountered a bug. I connected the two devices together using the QR code and following the instructions, and in fact the phone appears in the connected devices on the laptop version of Firefox. However, when I open Firefox on Android and go to my Account Settings, under "Synchronise now" it says "Last synchronised: never", and tapping it prompts absolutely nothing. No animation, no popup, no phone lagging, no sign it has received any command. If I try going in the synced tabs section (near the private tabs one), there is a big Sync button on the bottom right - pressing it causes it to say "Synchronising..." for about 5 minutes or more, but once it's done, nothing happens, and it keeps saying last sync was never. If possible I'd like not to re-install the app as I have a lot of tabs that I don't want to currently lose.

Asked by Ray 1 year ago

Last reply by Ray 1 year ago

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what's the secret to Mozilla search bar?

I search for "desktop" and it returns "Web pages" "page" along with desktop. None of the 81 results answer the query, "what is the desktop site?" in settings. Why? Why r… (read more)

I search for "desktop" and it returns "Web pages" "page" along with desktop. None of the 81 results answer the query, "what is the desktop site?" in settings. Why? Why return random words? Why don't Boolean operators work? Please tell me the trick to searching, it's becoming a daily routine.

Asked by andy 10 months ago

Answered by andy 10 months ago

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java script

My Proton Mail package requires java be active. When I am browsing with Mozilla browser I am frequently re-directed to a page not requiring java. I type about:config bot … (read more)

My Proton Mail package requires java be active. When I am browsing with Mozilla browser I am frequently re-directed to a page not requiring java. I type about:config bot get no warning and never advance to a page ro make java changes. This about maxeysf my abilities out . Help me please! Geoff in east Tennesee

Asked by geoffreyt1951 1 year ago

Last reply by Paul 1 year ago

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how to show tabs again, or how to close a tab in 1 click?

Hi all, I've read a bit before, and it seems to be impossible to get the tabs available directly (FF Android), as it used to be : a real pitty in my opinion (I did … (read more)

Hi all,

I've read a bit before, and it seems to be impossible to get the tabs available directly (FF Android), as it used to be : a real pitty in my opinion (I did tried to get used to the new Firefox, but really, I am wasting my time to switch on my many "tabs") I guess that this option won't be available again?

Here is my additional question then : how to switch between tabs in one click, or how to a dedicated close a tab in 1 click? - yes, I know that I can swipe left of right, nice feature, but it doesn t do the job efficiently - I know too the "tab" menu but it means at minimum 2 clicks

I've been using ff almost since the beginning as default browser, but since the tabs had been suppressed , I am less and less on my tablets. Let's hope now you are not planning to perform the same with FF for pc...

PS : as "tabs" are not any more tabs (don't trust me, just search "tabs for paperwork" and compare with the so called "tabs" now in FF), I strongly suggest that you rename your feature to something else)

PS2 : really sorry if my post appears a bit angrier, i mean no offense as I do recognize the amazing work whic had been performed along al those years, but seriously, suppressing basics stuff is the worst idea (it reminds me a bit opera, which used to be outdated, but which I am using again now as they improved a lot, and thanks to the FF no tabs policy)

Asked by spoonkilla 1 year ago

Last reply by Paul 1 year ago

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Unwelcome news items

I've been getting daily Yorkshire Post news items for a few months now and can't get rid of them. They're of no interest to me. Can someone help me to stop these notices … (read more)

I've been getting daily Yorkshire Post news items for a few months now and can't get rid of them. They're of no interest to me. Can someone help me to stop these notices please. Regards Brian

Asked by hallbrian5745 1 year ago

Last reply by Paul 1 year ago

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Firefox for Android - Android status bar disappears

Since the last update the Android status bar (top bar with the notifications, time, WiFi, battery info, etc) disappears when start browsing in the light mode. When launc… (read more)

Since the last update the Android status bar (top bar with the notifications, time, WiFi, battery info, etc) disappears when start browsing in the light mode. When launching the Firefox app everything is OK but as soon I start browsing the icons on the bar just turn white. ( Please see the images below) Before the last update it worked well. Any suggestions to solve this issue?

Asked by js.miguelt 1 year ago

Last reply by pstenuit 1 year ago

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Firefox 103.2.0 can't block video auto play

I properly set the site permission to "block audio and video" auto play, but still a lot of website are able to auto play and at full audio volume. Is it possible to sto… (read more)

I properly set the site permission to "block audio and video" auto play, but still a lot of website are able to auto play and at full audio volume.

Is it possible to stop them? - Android 11 Redmi note 11

Thanks

Asked by onderoots 1 year ago

Last reply by willjoe24421 1 year ago

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Address bar hides web content after leaving full screen

This behavior can also be observed in Youtube, for example. After exiting the full screen, the Youtube search bar is no longer visible. It reappears when you rotate the d… (read more)

This behavior can also be observed in Youtube, for example. After exiting the full screen, the Youtube search bar is no longer visible. It reappears when you rotate the device and sometimes also when you scroll down or zoom in and out. Unfortunately, this does not work on websites that are not scrollable. There the hidden content (mostly the header) is only visible again after rotating the device (reloading has no effect). This seems to be a similiar bug: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1303054 or this: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/20636580/firefox-for-android-address-bar-overlaps-content-is-there-a-solution On my Android tablet, first the Android navigation bar overlaps the website and then after a fullscreen and fullscreen exit, the address bar overlaps instead. It would be nice if these "address bar overlaps content" or "navigation bar overlaps content" bugs could be permanently fixed, especially since I have not found a way to work around the bug through javascript.

Asked by J. S. 1 year ago

Last reply by Paul 1 year ago

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YouTube Stuttering

after fast forwarding/rewinding with the drag and seek or double tap feature, the video begins to stutter. it seems like "micro pauses" I have to pause the video for 10-1… (read more)

after fast forwarding/rewinding with the drag and seek or double tap feature, the video begins to stutter. it seems like "micro pauses" I have to pause the video for 10-15 seconds and resume or refresh the page to solve the issue.

Asked by ryannlusk 1 year ago

Last reply by Simonezini1 1 year ago