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how to restore session lost because of firefox update

just lost several hundred tabs on Firefox mobile right after it updated itself. The most recent tabs show only ten of those tabs, which were all opened and closed today … (read more)

just lost several hundred tabs on Firefox mobile right after it updated itself. The most recent tabs show only ten of those tabs, which were all opened and closed today and aren't part of what I need to restore.

How do I get my tabs back? I've seen no 'restore previous session' option. My laptop only shows the few I have open now. What do I do to restore them?

Asked by Katerpie 2 weeks ago

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I just lost several hundred tabs on Firefox mobile right after it updated itself. The most recent tabs show only ten of those tabs, which were all opened and closed tod… (read more)

I just lost several hundred tabs on Firefox mobile right after it updated itself. The most recent tabs show only ten of those tabs, which were all opened and closed today and aren't part of what I need to restore.

How do I get my tabs back? I've seen no 'restore previous session' option. My laptop only shows the few I have open now. What do I do to restore them?

Firefox mobile android version 125.3.0 (Build #2016017559), 9f29904153+ GV: 125.0.3-20240425211020 AS: 125.0.1 On a samsung galaxy note 20 ultra 5g.

Asked by Katerpie 1 week ago

Last reply by Paul 6 days ago

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Auto refresh issue

Im using firefox since 2012 it was great until a couple month ago. The bug is when im browsing website like a payment page, when i switching between the apps and return t… (read more)

Im using firefox since 2012 it was great until a couple month ago. The bug is when im browsing website like a payment page, when i switching between the apps and return to payment page, the firefox will refreshing the page automatically without asking any permission and payment will get fail error. This is awful

Asked by Its Arta 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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How to save inactive tabs to desktop

I have probably over 1000 tabs on my Android that I wanted to start to bookmark in my desktop. I find that most of them are inactive now, which I appreciate the intent, b… (read more)

I have probably over 1000 tabs on my Android that I wanted to start to bookmark in my desktop. I find that most of them are inactive now, which I appreciate the intent, but I never asked for. Now when I have time to deal with them, I have tried multiple ways to bring them to my computer or bookmark them from my phone, but nothing seems to work. It doesn't seem like there is much of anything that you can do with inactive tabs even if you share them to your desktop.

It is my understanding from trying to research this, that the Collections you create on your phone are not synced to my Firefox account so that doesn't seem helpful. Is there an extension that could solve this for me? It doesn't work to try to bookmark them from my phone because they don't show up in my desktop bookmark folder that I assigned.

The thing that has worked best so far is to Share my tabs to a temporary folder [Phone Inactive Tabs] on my desktop then search (for example: recipe) then open some in tabs and bookmark them. However, after I have categorized them into the proper bookmark folder (Food/Recipes), they disappear from that folder when I try to delete them from my temporary folder. It does the same thing if I save tabs into OneTab first.

Can someone please help me so that I don't lose years of things that I really want to keep? I would appreciate it! It would be helpful if I could even share all my inactive tabs (or even URLs) into a folder on my desktop so that I could search and bookmark them at a later time without it deleting all that work. Thanks in advance!

Asked by Kathy 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year 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 10 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 10 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 6 months ago

Answered by daylight_EX 6 months ago

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having trouble with the tab syncing between chrome and Firefox mobile

I am trying to move all the synced tabs brought in from android chrome and Firefox pc into the current active tabs I have on Firefox android. I've only been able to get … (read more)

I am trying to move all the synced tabs brought in from android chrome and Firefox pc into the current active tabs I have on Firefox android.

I've only been able to get 1 at a time to move over, but I have well over a hundred open in putting the two other browsers together..

Everything I've been able to look up about it only deals either the syncing part.


And, is there a way to have am active sync? As in, I open a tab in Firefox on laptop, it opens that tab on my Firefox mobile? And vice versa.

Asked by Katerpie 7 months ago

Answered by Katerpie 5 months ago

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URL autocomplete shows mail.ru

Hi Firefox-Supporters, I use Firefox for Android for long time. I use Firefox for Android Version 104.1.0 (Build #2015898515) Addons: uBlock Origin, Privacy Badger… (read more)

Hi Firefox-Supporters,

I use Firefox for Android for long time. I use

  • Firefox for Android Version 104.1.0 (Build #2015898515)
  • Addons: uBlock Origin, Privacy Badger, NoScript, Decentraleyes
  • Autocomplete URLs (Settings - Search - Adress bar): active
  • Firefox for Android linked with a Firefox account and my Firefox Windows installation

Since about two weeks I sometimes get mail.ru as an Autocomplete URL suggestion when I am starting to type 'm', which should show mydealz.de as my by far the most visited website with letter m (visits: 10 or more / day). Sometimes the Autocomplete Feature still suggests mydealz.de. For months and years, it always suggested mydealz.de as expected, I have never seen any suggestion for mail.ru . Now I am wondering why sometimes mail.ru is suggested, as I did not make any (intentional) changes to my setup. Do you have any tips on finding the source for that suggestion? I was wondering if any app/addon or similar is opening the website in the background, as I did not open it intentionally.

Things I already checked/actions I made to find the potential source or at least fix the issue

  • Searched bookmarks (Android and Windows) for mail.ru - no bookmark set
  • Searched search engines (Android and Windows) for entry for mail.ru - no entry set
  • Searched history (Android and Windows) for visits of mail.ru - no entry
  • Delete browsing data (Android): works short-term, first suggestion after deletion is is monero.org with letter m, mail.ru showed after a few times typing 'm' in the adress bar.
  • Searched for newly installed apps on android phone - max. 1-2 new apps installed within the last weeks, would classify them as reliable.
  • Searched for newly installed apps and total scan for viruses on Windows Laptop - no new Apps installed, no virus found by MS Windows integrated scanner.

Would be glad if anybody got any tips on this.

Kind regards

Asked by skir7749 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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Display tabs above address bar like in the web version?

Hello, I've been using Dolphin for a few years because of its interface, where tabs are displayed above the address bar. But it hasn't been updated in over a year, so w… (read more)

Hello,

I've been using Dolphin for a few years because of its interface, where tabs are displayed above the address bar.

But it hasn't been updated in over a year, so would like to move to Firefox… but FF on Android doesn't support that feature out of the box while it does in the web version.

Is there an add-on available?

Thank you.

Asked by littlebigman 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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Tabs won't close

When I am finished with a tab and close it, and then close down Firefox app, when I click back into Firefox the tabs that I have closed are still there open. How can I st… (read more)

When I am finished with a tab and close it, and then close down Firefox app, when I click back into Firefox the tabs that I have closed are still there open. How can I stop this from happening without having to "quit" and clear cache etc all the time? Surely when you close a tab it should stay closed?

Asked by Ciara 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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Homepage

Hi there! I'm kind of clueless with this problem of mine. Is there any way to set a homepage on android firefox, where I hit the home button on the left top corner and it… (read more)

Hi there! I'm kind of clueless with this problem of mine. Is there any way to set a homepage on android firefox, where I hit the home button on the left top corner and it is just going to take me to eg. google.ie? Same like on the dektop one? Also when i hit a link the mobile browser just keeps opening a new tab anytime I click on one of them? Hope it is understandable, english isn't my first language. thanks in advance for any help.

Asked by belabanyai81 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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new tab opening unprompted

The same website opens repeatedly in a new tab. It's a trusted website (public library). I've run a virus scan and looked for solutions but can't find the problem. Any id… (read more)

The same website opens repeatedly in a new tab. It's a trusted website (public library). I've run a virus scan and looked for solutions but can't find the problem. Any ideas please?

Asked by Sarah 1 year ago

Answered by Sarah 1 year ago

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Idea: Being able to organize tabs by changing their order (manual sorting)

Hi, this is an idea: To be able to sort the order of tabs. Often I'll be browsing for something one day, then move on to something else and continue browsing/researching… (read more)

Hi, this is an idea: To be able to sort the order of tabs.

Often I'll be browsing for something one day, then move on to something else and continue browsing/researching the first thing again later or the next day. Suddenly I have lots of tabs on differrent subjects open and no way to organize the order of them, with using bookmarks/collections, which would be timeconsuming. Being able to reordering them would be really helpful, and also make the „swipe between tabs“ a lot more useful, without having to scroll back and forth through tabs within different subjects.

And especially on my tablet, where I have lots of tabs open when researching this would be great. :)

Hope you'll consider this.

Asked by ssssaaaa 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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Is it possible to move "Right to Left" languages to the right when searching?

When opening the mobile app and searching in english, the language appears on the left and it works great :), When searching in hebrew, the language appears on the … (read more)

When opening the mobile app and searching in english, the language appears on the left and it works great :),

When searching in hebrew, the language appears on the left as well, and it is really hard to type or edit.

Is it possible to add a new language that is Right To Left And display it on the Right?

Asked by yonatanab1 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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Tabs do not maintain correct webpage

On Firefox Beta for Android, 113.0b9 (Build #2015947331). I run 30-40 tabs. Sometimes when I switch to a tab it is no longer on the page I left it at. It is one page bac… (read more)

On Firefox Beta for Android, 113.0b9 (Build #2015947331).

I run 30-40 tabs. Sometimes when I switch to a tab it is no longer on the page I left it at. It is one page back in the tabs history. When I first switch to the tab the URL is briefly correct, and it's as of the Back button was hit. Forward is not an available option.

It does not consistently happen, or I would have better repro steps. Maybe it has to do with the tab being loaded out of memory?

This has been going on for a while now, a few months at least. I figured it would be fixed with subsequent updates but not yet, I have also had no luck searching for anyone else experiencing this bug.

Asked by giann1 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago