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previous session lost

I just opened firefox on my samsung galaxy note 8 and all of my tabs are gone. I have not seen the "restore previous sessions" option, nor are they in the "recently close… (read more)

I just opened firefox on my samsung galaxy note 8 and all of my tabs are gone. I have not seen the "restore previous sessions" option, nor are they in the "recently closed tabs" part of my history. Please help. Is there any way to restore the tabs?

Asked by andrespatino2005 2 hours ago

Last reply by ahmad hanif 1 minute ago

I selected duck duck go search engine but my phone defaults to Bing every time. How can I eliminate Bing? I

I'm trying to search and selected my preferred search engine. Default selected is duckduckgo. But every time I search it jumps to Bing. Not my preference. How do I elimin… (read more)

I'm trying to search and selected my preferred search engine. Default selected is duckduckgo. But every time I search it jumps to Bing. Not my preference. How do I eliminate Bing from this phone?

Asked by Carden 12 hours ago

Last reply by L. M. 4 hours ago

https://disconnect.me/trackerprotection

Two-factor authentication helps protect your account if someone else tries to log in. When there's a login from a new device or browser, we'll ask for a login code or oth… (read more)

Two-factor authentication helps protect your account if someone else tries to log in. When there's a login from a new device or browser, we'll ask for a login code or other verification method to confirm that it's you. You'll need to set up two-factor authentication to keep using Facebook.

Asked by ddad8943 21 hours ago

Last reply by L. M. 4 hours ago

Firefox for Android crashes or freezes after sometime it is put in the background

Listening to audiobooks made me notice this problem, often whilst my phone is turned off and the audiobook is playing in the background on a tab on firefox the audio woul… (read more)

Listening to audiobooks made me notice this problem, often whilst my phone is turned off and the audiobook is playing in the background on a tab on firefox the audio would just stop and i would find either that firefox was still open but unloaded all the tabs, or that it simply crashed. I thought this was a thing that solely happened when playing audio in the background but then i noticed that it is actually a general problem when firefox is kept open in the background. It doesnt happen after a set amount of time, sometimes it happens immediately, sometimes after like 10 minutes that it is kept in the background. How can i fix this? its very annoying.

Asked by emixy06 1 day ago

Last reply by Paul 1 day ago

Search engine unable to find any results

From the image below, I asked a question and the results are there. I've tried this on my tablet as well, getting the exact sane results, no matter what I put in the sear… (read more)

From the image below, I asked a question and the results are there. I've tried this on my tablet as well, getting the exact sane results, no matter what I put in the search results.

However, I choose Google as the search engine (as you can see from the image below), while Firefox still being the main browser and I got results to the question below.

What is happening with your browser or duckduckgo search engine? In all my years of using these platforms, I've never had this issue. Yes, I'm Android user and haven't changed any devices. My setup is the sane on all my devices.

Asked by D.A.W 3 days ago

Last reply by James 2 days ago

Firefox Android, want to export history?..please someone make addon for this..

Now that firefox Android supports addons, please someone make addons for History export.. Is there any other better way to export history.. I have tried sync.. but there… (read more)

Now that firefox Android supports addons, please someone make addons for History export..

Is there any other better way to export history.. I have tried sync.. but there seems to be some limitations in sync, it didn't sync all the history..

Asked by fatec31634 1 week ago

Last reply by Paul 2 days ago

Having the same troubles on different phones, Xiaomi 13T Pro and Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra

I am having different issues with the app, close to everytime i use it. For example, i did a reinstall yesterday because i was not able to open the amazon prime gaming co… (read more)

I am having different issues with the app, close to everytime i use it. For example, i did a reinstall yesterday because i was not able to open the amazon prime gaming content... i tried to claim some free game content there, i had to login for it which i did, but after that a site showed up wich where written..."Looking for something?"..on Chrome everything worked fine.. there is even more, please contact me

Asked by Timo Steinke 6 days ago

Last reply by Wendlland Tabler 3 days ago

Home Button Feature Implementation

1. When we press Home button in the app toolbar, It opens a new tab and sends the active tab in background instead of closing the tab. The correct working of Home button … (read more)

1. When we press Home button in the app toolbar, It opens a new tab and sends the active tab in background instead of closing the tab. The correct working of Home button is to show Homepage in current tab. For opening new tab, we can use "New Tab" option. Because of this all tabs keep getting stored in background and it's quote irritating.

2. Same for back swipe gesture, the tab gets stored in background instead of closing. For example, I clicked on an Article in Google Feed, it redirects to Firefox, now after reading the article, I swiped back to go back to Google Feed. Now swiping back gesture doesn't close the active tab, instead it stored the tab in background. Because of this too much tabs gets stored in background and need manual effort to remove the tabs.

So, Fix these two features.

Asked by RtR 5 days ago

Last reply by Paul 4 days ago

Bookmark access

Firefox is my GoTo browser. I appreciate that it is open source and respects privacy and security. Right now I am struggling with release 126.0 on a Lenovo tablet runni… (read more)

Firefox is my GoTo browser. I appreciate that it is open source and respects privacy and security.

Right now I am struggling with release 126.0 on a Lenovo tablet running Android 13. My issue is the use and access to bookmarks. Unlike previous versions of Firefox there seems to be no way to get a bookmarks toolbar. That was a helpful feature in previous versions. And favorites are not as clean. My hope is that Mozilla will return to a bookmark toolbar.

Regards, Tom

Asked by Tom 6 days ago

Last reply by Paul 5 days ago

Any hope of backing up bookmarks from an old version of Firefox in Android 4.4?

I have an old Lenovo tablet running Firefox 68.11 in Android Kitkat (4.4) This device has never synced before, and as you know Mozilla, for reasons known only to themsel… (read more)

I have an old Lenovo tablet running Firefox 68.11 in Android Kitkat (4.4)

This device has never synced before, and as you know Mozilla, for reasons known only to themselves, never made a simple bookmark export in the Android app.

My attempts to set up a sync has also failed, access to https://accounts.firefox.com is apparently inaccessible, the page never loads, except for the logo you can see below.

Am I just out of luck?

Asked by davexnet01 1 week ago

Last reply by davexnet02 6 days ago

Bookmark symbol bar

i like firefox on my cell phone as well as on my pc, but i encounter a problem on my tablet. The screen is big enough that I could display my bookmarks bar permanently (a… (read more)

i like firefox on my cell phone as well as on my pc, but i encounter a problem on my tablet. The screen is big enough that I could display my bookmarks bar permanently (as well as tabs). if I want to look up several things quickly, which would certainly be possible with my tablet with keyboard and mouse, I can't even do that because I can't open the bookmarks that quickly.

however, i can understand that this is not permanently implemented, but i would like to have a customization option via on/off in the settings and while we are on the subject, an option to switch tabs on/off like on the desktop like the page marker permanently on desktop mode would be really nice.

of course it could be that these options already exist, then it would be that i am too stupid to find them because i really couldn't imagine that they don't exist and have already rummaged through all the options.

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Asked by maxweiss360 1 week ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 6 days ago

How do I enable JavaScript in Browser?

I just Added NoScript Security Suite. No I must enable JavaScript in browser in order to retrieve article content from the New York Times. How do I do that please? … (read more)

I just Added NoScript Security Suite. No I must enable JavaScript in browser in order to retrieve article content from the New York Times. How do I do that please?

Asked by janmroczek 1 week ago

Last reply by Paul 1 week ago

How Can I get Tab Like Desktop PC (Like Image)

Hello Expert, I need android Tab like Desktop. I found this feature in older version Firefox that is 68.0.0. But I want it in New updated Firefox. Please see the image… (read more)

Hello Expert, I need android Tab like Desktop. I found this feature in older version Firefox that is 68.0.0. But I want it in New updated Firefox.

Please see the image that is Firefox 68.00 android version.

Asked by Mizan Rahman (Mizan) 1 week ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 1 week ago

Cannot share links to Google Messages

I am not able to share website links to Google Messages using Firefox Nightly for Android, version 127.0a1 (Build #2016020495). Steps to reproduce: open email message, t… (read more)

I am not able to share website links to Google Messages using Firefox Nightly for Android, version 127.0a1 (Build #2016020495).

Steps to reproduce: open email message, tap on a link, once the link opens in the Powered by Firefox Nightly screen I tap on the sharing icon, select Google Messages, Google Messages opens but the link address is not pasted on the compose message box. Trying to manually copying and pasting the link has the same result. The only way to be able to share the link is to open the link in Firefox Nightly (the full browser) and then share it.

This happens on a Google Pixel 8 Pro using the latest Android 14 version with related updates.

Asked by Guatiao 1 week ago

Last reply by Paul 1 week ago

Synced tabs gone

Good morning. I recently changed smartphone, activating Firefox Sync between both devices, making sure that the old one didn't have the setting that makes open tabs inact… (read more)

Good morning. I recently changed smartphone, activating Firefox Sync between both devices, making sure that the old one didn't have the setting that makes open tabs inactive. Now after a week I don't see anymore synchronized tabs with the old smartphone. How can I solve it? Thanks, Phil.

Asked by Phil 1 week ago

Last reply by Paul 1 week ago

Firefox Account data lost

I accidentally cleared the Firefox app's data while my account was still logged in and now all of my account data is completely gone. Am I just done for or is there a way… (read more)

I accidentally cleared the Firefox app's data while my account was still logged in and now all of my account data is completely gone. Am I just done for or is there a way to get this back?

Asked by May 1 week ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 1 week ago

Synced tabs gone

Good morning. I recently changed smartphone, activating Firefox Sync between both devices, making sure that the old one didn't have the setting that makes open tabs inact… (read more)

Good morning. I recently changed smartphone, activating Firefox Sync between both devices, making sure that the old one didn't have the setting that makes open tabs inactive. Now after a week I don't see anymore synchronized tabs with the old smartphone. How can I solve it? Thanks, Phil.

Asked by Phil 1 week ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 week ago