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Firefox glitching

Hello, My firefox has started glitching like crazy. It's like it's trying to constantly resize itself. It has been happening since I opened it on pop-up mode on my Sams… (read more)

Hello,

My firefox has started glitching like crazy. It's like it's trying to constantly resize itself. It has been happening since I opened it on pop-up mode on my Samsung Fold 5, but I've tried reopening it in pop up mode, and all other modes, restarting my device, reinstalling firefox, everything I can think of and it's still doing it. Some of my icons are a mess too. I really don't want to switch to another browser... Anyone have any bright ideas? Adding screenshots to show issue.

Kindest regards,

Matthew Trigg

Asked by tr199.69 8 months ago

Answered by tr199.69 7 months ago

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Unable to rearrange tabs on Firefox Nightly for Android.

Previously I was able to rearrange the tabs in Firefox Nightly for Android in what ever order I wanted. This appears to no longer be the case after I updated it. I am ask… (read more)

Previously I was able to rearrange the tabs in Firefox Nightly for Android in what ever order I wanted. This appears to no longer be the case after I updated it. I am asking to see if this is a bug, or said feature was removed on purpose.

Asked by Jaoheah 8 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 8 months ago

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Firefox no longer works properly on my android phone

Since the latest update 114.2 I cannot get Firefox to work properly on my Samsung phone. I have Version 8 of android operating system on the phone. When I attempt to sear… (read more)

Since the latest update 114.2 I cannot get Firefox to work properly on my Samsung phone. I have Version 8 of android operating system on the phone. When I attempt to search I just get a blank screen. In the web address box it just has an icon with a line through it and the web address. Refuses to display website. Doesn’t let me change from private browsing to regular browsing. Nothing I do seems to have any effect. Yes, I know I have an older phone but it was fine until this update.

I saw a similar problem and the user said thus 114.2 fixed the problem. Well, it broke mine. Please advise how to correct this problem. Thanks.

I am not on my phone. So the operating system info gathered is not from the system I use on my phone.

Asked by marykayc928 9 months ago

Answered by Paul 9 months ago

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Firefox on Android not working on mobile data

Firefox on my android phone times out on any webpage whenever I am not connected to a Wi-Fi. All webpages and IP addresses timeout with no response. Same issue occurs on … (read more)

Firefox on my android phone times out on any webpage whenever I am not connected to a Wi-Fi. All webpages and IP addresses timeout with no response. Same issue occurs on Firefox Beta app and Firefox Nightly. All other applications work as expected with full internet access on mobile data. The same pages/addresses respond as expected on Chrome and the built-in browser.

Simply put, all Firefox apps have no internet connectivity on mobile data.

Solutions I've attempted with no success or change: Re-install Firefox. Logging out of Firefox Sync. Clear Firefox data and cache. Disabling tracking protection. Disabling HTTPS-only mode. No proxy settings are enabled. Confirmed Firefox application has mobile data network privileges. Disabling, re-enabling mobile data network privs. Installing Firefox Beta and Firefox Nightly; same issue.

Another possibly related issue: Firefox does not follow routes from a Cisco AnyConnect VPN on my phone. Opening pages/IP addresses routed through the VPN are rejected or timeout as if the VPN is not active at all. The same pages/addresses respond as expected on Chrome and the built-in browser. This occurs over Wi-Fi as well, of course nothing works on mobile data as described above.

Device: Oneplus 8T (KB2003) OS: OxygenOS 13.1 (Android 13) Firefox version: 117.0.1

Asked by ingitho 7 months ago

Answered by ingitho 4 months ago

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Firefox crashes Android system and System UI processes after every image download

Firefox crashes Android system and System UI processes after every image download. It happens after every image download finishes. Firefox version in screenshots. … (read more)

Firefox crashes Android system and System UI processes after every image download.

It happens after every image download finishes.

Firefox version in screenshots.

Asked by ssssaaaa 6 months ago

Answered by Paul 6 months ago

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Freeze and links don't work

Hi, I am a regular user of the Android version but currently when I get my search results it freezes and when it doesn't none of the links are clickable. Other browsers … (read more)

Hi,

I am a regular user of the Android version but currently when I get my search results it freezes and when it doesn't none of the links are clickable. Other browsers have no issues, anything I can do?

Asked by wilpang20 7 months ago

Answered by wilpang20 7 months ago

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Tabs Reappearing After Being Closed

This applies to the latest Firefox for Android version (this issue did not occur with the previous version). I manually closed my tabs and closed the Firefox app when I e… (read more)

This applies to the latest Firefox for Android version (this issue did not occur with the previous version). I manually closed my tabs and closed the Firefox app when I exit. However, when I open the app again, the previously closed tabs are there as if they were never closed. This is fixed if I delete browsing data but, obviously, this is not an ideal solution. I have tried to attach a short clip of this issue in action but it will not upload. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.

Asked by daylight_EX 5 months ago

Answered by daylight_EX 5 months ago

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Nothing is working at all after the update

Websites are not loading, search is not working. The app is not working at all. Tried closing and reopening FF, cleared cache, rebooting phone and few other settings but … (read more)

Websites are not loading, search is not working. The app is not working at all. Tried closing and reopening FF, cleared cache, rebooting phone and few other settings but nothing helped. Tried googling around the problem and most of the users are also facing same issue. It might be fixed by reinstalling the app but I CANNOT do that because my site data is important and I don't see any way to backup site data to my PC. Please help with the issue without losing FF app data.

Asked by Ravindra R 9 months ago

Answered by Paul 9 months ago

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Mozilla 120 Hard-Freezing my Android 11 Phone

Hello, Firefox 120 is freezing my Android 11 phone when I start typing on the search bar (weirdly it start to happens when a space is inserted). It freezes so hard that … (read more)

Hello,

Firefox 120 is freezing my Android 11 phone when I start typing on the search bar (weirdly it start to happens when a space is inserted). It freezes so hard that pretty much it takes 30-min to 1 hour for the phone to restart or the battery to drain.

Reverting to 119.1.1 solves the problem immediately.

My guess would be that maybe the search bar or the suggestion related code introduced something weird, as I do have a lot of bookmarks. Nevertheless, it's definitely a new issue (been using Firefox mobile since first day around 2010) and introduced in 120.0.

Since the phone is hard freezing, I can't even connect in ADB and try to see any message hinting at what's wrong. If there's a crash trace maybe some info could be dug there.

Thanks in advance for the help!

Asked by hatt.droid 4 months ago

Answered by hatt.droid 4 months ago

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sync on android stuck on working when logging In.

I'm trying to login to my Firefox sync account, and when I login with email or qr code I get stuck with the screen saying warning. Soon after I left my phone to login and… (read more)

I'm trying to login to my Firefox sync account, and when I login with email or qr code I get stuck with the screen saying warning. Soon after I left my phone to login and came back 15 minuets, and it continued "working".

Asked by causingnose5432 1 year ago

Answered by causingnose5432 1 year ago

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Embedded videos have closed captions enabled by default

I just got a new phone (Pixel 7a) and embedded videos have closed captions enabled by default in Firefox. Even if I turn them off while watching one video, they'll be bac… (read more)

I just got a new phone (Pixel 7a) and embedded videos have closed captions enabled by default in Firefox. Even if I turn them off while watching one video, they'll be back on the next video. I want them to just be off by default. It's not an Android setting as far as I can tell - I have all live captioning turned off and the video player isn't showing captions when I use Chrome to watch the same videos. Here's a link to a video that has captions on by default when I view it in FF for Android. I've also included a screenshot of the CC controls.

Asked by Nick T 8 months ago

Answered by Nick T 8 months ago

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videos freezing on any site

Hi. Around the last few days of July the videos on Youtube started freezing like when they stop playing to load, except it never stops loading and continue the video. Whe… (read more)

Hi. Around the last few days of July the videos on Youtube started freezing like when they stop playing to load, except it never stops loading and continue the video. When I skip ahead it plays for a few seconds and then stops again. I tried playing videos on other sites, and the same thing happens. The Youtube app works perfectly, and so does the Netflix app and the Chrome app - so I know it's a problem particular to the Firefox app. I removed most of my add-ons to test and it didn't help (the only ones I didn't remove are the uBlock Origin and the Search by Image ones). Also tried uninstalling and installing the app again, but no dice. Any idea how I can fix that?

Asked by Debellatis 8 months ago

Answered by Debellatis 8 months ago

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Using Mozilla as Default Browser

After selecting Mozilla as my default browser, I tried to perform a search but the only page that loads is the page that wants you to download Mozilla on desktop and andr… (read more)

After selecting Mozilla as my default browser, I tried to perform a search but the only page that loads is the page that wants you to download Mozilla on desktop and android, which I already have. Each time I've tried to do a search with Firefox this is the page that appears, no search results of any kind, but when I switch my search to duckduckgo and perform the search I get results. Can someone please help me understand why I can't perform a search using firefox?? Thank you in advance for your help!

Asked by Sarecee66 5 months ago

Answered by James 4 months ago

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com.android.phone Crashing

For the past few weeks builds, downloading image from any website is weirdly triggering a crash of com.android.phone due to which mobile network is lost as well. Using Sa… (read more)

For the past few weeks builds, downloading image from any website is weirdly triggering a crash of com.android.phone due to which mobile network is lost as well. Using Samsung Galaxy Note9.

Asked by Ved 8 months ago

Answered by Paul 8 months ago

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add to home screen option not available

Im using Firefox android on my new pixel 7. I found that the 'add to home screen' option is not available on the ... List. I searched for solution. Someone say click on… (read more)

Im using Firefox android on my new pixel 7. I found that the 'add to home screen' option is not available on the ... List. I searched for solution. Someone say click on Install option. But there's no install option either.

The add to home screen is available on my old moto phone

Does anyone have this same issue and have a solution how to fix this? I very much appreciate all your help!

Asked by herennow75 7 months ago

Answered by Paul 7 months ago

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Video playback not working

Video playback initially works, until suddenly it doesn't; no new videos will work, and videos that previously played in the same browsing session will stop working. Easy… (read more)

Video playback initially works, until suddenly it doesn't; no new videos will work, and videos that previously played in the same browsing session will stop working. Easy to reproduce on Reddit by browsing any video-heavy subreddit. Leaving a broken video in a tab seems to infect the rest of the browser across websites; if a broken video from site A is open in another tab, videos on site B won't play.

Sometimes quitting and restarting Firefox is enough to temporarily get video playback working again; sometimes I have to manually clear the browser cache; at least once I've had to reboot my phone.

Screen recording with symptoms: https://youtu.be/5O6FOax7ozA

Device is a Sony Xperia I V

Asked by Jens Lyn IV 2 months ago

Answered by Jens Lyn IV 1 month ago

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Instagram with no notification permission

instagram.com not asking for notification permission, so I'm not able to receive notifications from this site. Someone else experiencing this? Is there something that I … (read more)

instagram.com not asking for notification permission, so I'm not able to receive notifications from this site.

Someone else experiencing this? Is there something that I and/or Firefox and/or Instagram can do to fix this?

CONFIGS

  • Settings> Sites Permission> Notifications is set to Ask to allow
  • there's no record of instagram.com on Settings> Sites Permission> Exceptions
  • Tested also with addons disabled
  • Firefox version: 117.1.0 (Build #2015973691), from Google Play Store
  • Oneplus 11


Ps: Tested on Google Chrome and the site asks for this permission

Asked by Gabriel Mattoso 7 months ago

Answered by Gabriel Mattoso 6 months ago