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Why does Firefox keep logging me out of the browser every time I exit?

First, I apoligize if this is not correctly posted here but this kind of fit multiple categories. I love Firefox and have used it for quite a long time. However, recentl… (read more)

First, I apoligize if this is not correctly posted here but this kind of fit multiple categories.

I love Firefox and have used it for quite a long time. However, recently I have had multiple issues, most which have not been resolved. This issue however needs to get fixed because I cannot do this every time. For some reason, if I close the browser and open it again, my account has been disconected and it wants me to log in again. I did find a post regarding this from 10 months ago which a user stated the following:


"Your ‘logged-in’ status is stored in special cookies. If the cookie is removed, you are logged out. You may be in Private Browsing mode or told Firefox not to remember. Type about:preferences#privacy<enter> in the address bar. The button next to History, select Use Custom Settings. Turn off Always Use Private Browsing Mode Turn on Remember My Browsing And Download History At the bottom of the page, turn on Clear History When Firefox Closes. At the far right, press the Settings button. Turn on ONLY Cache and Form And Search History leaving the others off."



I followed this hoping it would be the end of it but it still keeps on happening. If I can't get a solution to this, I will have to use another browser. I hate to think that will happen as no other browser has been as good a fit as Firefox but as I am sure you can imagine, this is getting to be too difficult of a process to do 10-20 times a day.

Thank you for reading and I hope someone has some sort of idea on how I might overcome this annoyance. Stay safe and healthy!

Asked by Paul Sybrandy 4 ماه قبل

Last reply by cor-el 1 هفته قبل

Why was RSS support removed from Firefox?

Up until Firefox 64, Firefox had limited support for RSS: Viewing a RSS feed would show you the feed items, with an option to do something with the feed. Live bookmark… (read more)

Up until Firefox 64, Firefox had limited support for RSS:

  • Viewing a RSS feed would show you the feed items, with an option to do something with the feed.
  • Live bookmarks would actually subscribe to those feeds

I can understand removing Live Bookmarks. It's a big feature. I don't understand removing the (what I assume to be) XSLT stylesheet that made RSS feeds not look like a wall of XML. Does anybody know what the conversation was here? Are there minutes?

Even basic RSS support helps people interact with the web, and since Chrome and Firefox both dumped RSS, users are being driven further and further into the arms of "Platforms" who handle this stuff through black-box algorithms. And so much tracking.

Mozilla should reverse this one. Bring RSS back hard.

Asked by Oli Warner 3 ماه قبل

Last reply by cor-el 2 هفته قبل

Firefox website shortcuts on Windows 11 taskbar

How do I create multiple Firefox website shortcuts on the Windows 11 taskbar? I understand how and have created a single taskbar shortcut, but when I try to create anothe… (read more)

How do I create multiple Firefox website shortcuts on the Windows 11 taskbar? I understand how and have created a single taskbar shortcut, but when I try to create another there is no "Pin to taskbar" option in the context menu when the shortcut is right clicked; there is only the "unpin from taskbar option".

Thank you.

Asked by regapal 4 ماه قبل

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 2 هفته قبل

Key binds

Hi I am using mozilla firefox on windows 10. I sometimes fat finger ctrl+shift+w or ctrl+shift+q which closes the browser instead of just closing the tab which I indented… (read more)

Hi

I am using mozilla firefox on windows 10.

I sometimes fat finger ctrl+shift+w or ctrl+shift+q which closes the browser instead of just closing the tab which I indented.

Is there a way to disable these 2 key binds?

Best regards child

Asked by hwoarangwins2 4 ماه قبل

Last reply by cor-el 4 ماه قبل

Tabs are disappearing

My tabs keep disappearing. I have multiple tabs open but some of them just disappear for no apparent reason and I can't bring them back. I'm not in full screen mode and n… (read more)

My tabs keep disappearing. I have multiple tabs open but some of them just disappear for no apparent reason and I can't bring them back. I'm not in full screen mode and not toggling with the F11 key. Firefox is up to date and I've tried restarting my laptop.

Asked by mrsyardbroom 4 ماه قبل

Last reply by eugenekimca 2 هفته قبل

why does firefox not work right with so many forms on websites

I am a 25 year user of firefox and this is the worst it has been 100.0 On more and more sites Firefox fails to work on forms and certain web pages. forms dont show up… (read more)

I am a 25 year user of firefox and this is the worst it has been 100.0 On more and more sites Firefox fails to work on forms and certain web pages.

forms dont show up forms dont execute once complete certain website actions dont work

my belief is these are special scripts and not the basic website display, but I am having to switch to chrome more and more to acomplish my daily activities.

I have updated recently to 100 and I find it hard to believe I have these problems.

Asked by power.plant 3 هفته قبل

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 3 هفته قبل

Oops... the system encountered an error (#001) in Gmail: My gmail stopped working via firefox, HELP!

On thursday 4/28/22 I lost the ability to use Gmail via firefox. I keep getting errors such as check your network connection and Oops... the system encountered an error (… (read more)

On thursday 4/28/22 I lost the ability to use Gmail via firefox. I keep getting errors such as check your network connection and Oops... the system encountered an error (#001)

I have updated my browser on my windows computer, my network speed, upload and download speed is good. All other websites are functioning just fine. Only Gmail seems to be affected on my computer. (It works fine from other computers and from my phone.)

Do you know how I can make it work again? Please help!?!

Asked by ler 5 ماه قبل

Last reply by Guido 3 ماه قبل

Firefox does not respond - Only works on Troubleshooting Mode

Hi, I work for LinkedIn and several of us are having issues with Firefox. You click on it and it opens but from there it does absolutely nothing. We have done all the tro… (read more)

Hi,

I work for LinkedIn and several of us are having issues with Firefox. You click on it and it opens but from there it does absolutely nothing. We have done all the troubleshooting possible such as clearing all data, uninstall/install, update, remove extensions ans saved data, delete folder from computer data and nothing fixes this issue. Can someone please assist?

Asked by sanez 4 ماه قبل

Last reply by cor-el 4 ماه قبل

Autofill for CC no longer works

Credit card information is no longer saved/autopopulated and I can't see anything about saved CCs in Browser Privacy settings where I could access it before. This has bee… (read more)

Credit card information is no longer saved/autopopulated and I can't see anything about saved CCs in Browser Privacy settings where I could access it before. This has been a problem for several months now, but has never been an issue in the past.

Asked by allie.m.olvera 3 ماه قبل

Last reply by cor-el 3 ماه قبل

size of toolbar icons buttons & bookmark font - how to adjust for accessibility?

How can the size of the icons, buttons, and toolbar bookmark fonts be adjusted to be bigger? They are tiny and I would like to have control over this but it seems like th… (read more)

How can the size of the icons, buttons, and toolbar bookmark fonts be adjusted to be bigger? They are tiny and I would like to have control over this but it seems like there is no way to do that, only within the pages.

I am using the latest firefox on a mac w/ catalina.

Asked by watermelonpunch.com 4 ماه قبل

Last reply by cor-el 4 ماه قبل

Error code: SSL_ERROR_UNSUPPORTED_VERSION

Hello Firefox Support, I need help to upgrade the version of the security protocol that enables access to my NAS unit. Now the message; "Secure Connection Failed An error… (read more)

Hello Firefox Support, I need help to upgrade the version of the security protocol that enables access to my NAS unit. Now the message;

"Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connection to 192.168.1.201. Peer using unsupported version of security protocol. Error code: SSL_ERROR_UNSUPPORTED_VERSION

   The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified.
   Please contact the website owners to inform them of this problem.

This website might not support the TLS 1.2 protocol, which is the minimum version supported by Firefox."

indicates I no longer can access my page until I find the remedy to this issue. Thank you in advance for cooperation and help with is matter.

Asked by donaldrshaffer 5 ماه قبل

Last reply by cor-el 5 ماه قبل

Loosing pinned tabs

When you have a number of pinned tabs that you want to stay and during a session a blank window opens behind your current active session (or you open one for some reason … (read more)

When you have a number of pinned tabs that you want to stay and during a session a blank window opens behind your current active session (or you open one for some reason and forget it is open), when you close your main session (with all the pinned tabs) and find the single open blank tab session - if you close that window the next time you open Firefox it does not open all your saved tabs and you don't have the option to "restore previous session" with all the tabs because it remembers the blank window session.

Asked by gchapman.qa 4 ماه قبل

Last reply by cor-el 4 ماه قبل

Porblem with online transaction

During an online transaction I get into a loop where Firefox reports "Firefox prevented this page from reloading automatically". I respond with Allow but the situation re… (read more)

During an online transaction I get into a loop where Firefox reports "Firefox prevented this page from reloading automatically". I respond with Allow but the situation repeats. I have changed the settings to standard for this particular website, but the problem persists and appears to be the reason that the transaction eventually fails. What other settings or adjustments do I need to make to allow Firefox to automatically reload a page on a trusted site?

Asked by j.ellis234 4 ماه قبل

Last reply by cor-el 4 ماه قبل

Stop "awesome address bar" stealing my searches

I cannot find the right thing to change in about :config to stop the address bar stealing all my searches, it is quite irritating. I have just bought two new computers an… (read more)

I cannot find the right thing to change in about :config to stop the address bar stealing all my searches, it is quite irritating. I have just bought two new computers and on first I managed eventually, but have been 8 hours trying to figure it out ( as in what I did before) I am not tech savvy so only managed before by searching info online. Can anyone help with this ?

Asked by sparrow08 4 ماه قبل

Last reply by cor-el 4 ماه قبل

UPS tracking stopped working on Firefox 100.0.x (works on Chrome & Edge)

Up until the latest updates a week or two ago, UPS tracking worked fine. However, with version 100.x, UPS stopped working. All is get is the error message, "We are unable… (read more)

Up until the latest updates a week or two ago, UPS tracking worked fine. However, with version 100.x, UPS stopped working. All is get is the error message, "We are unable to complete your tracking request at this time. Please try again later.". I tried other older tracking numbers that I know are good, and the same error. However, UPS tracking using Chrome or Explorer/Edge works fine.

I could blame UPS, but both Chrome and Explorer/Edge does work.

Apparently, Firefox is sending a (buggy) request that UPS doesn't like.

Thanks, Bill

Asked by willy6560 4 ماه قبل

Last reply by cor-el 1 ماه قبل

browser shuts down

latest browser shuts down when I open a new session. After a few seconds it shuts off, I reopen it and its ok until the next time I open my notebook. The without fail it … (read more)

latest browser shuts down when I open a new session. After a few seconds it shuts off, I reopen it and its ok until the next time I open my notebook. The without fail it happens again. Began I think with the last update on a Windows 11 notebook.

Asked by lk3w99 4 ماه قبل

Last reply by Greg M 1 ماه قبل

Many common words missing in FireFox spell checker

I once found a live bug opened for this, but I don't find it anymore. The spell checking dictionary, as many pointed out, is horrible. It lacks tons of common words, as w… (read more)

I once found a live bug opened for this, but I don't find it anymore.

The spell checking dictionary, as many pointed out, is horrible. It lacks tons of common words, as well as commonly used tech,internet, you name it - jargon words.

Is there (there should be) a repository to add missing words? Through my usage I add words to my private dictionary. Would be shame not to use this as part of this bug handling.

Asked by zarnivop 4 ماه قبل

Last reply by pentaquark 1 ماه قبل

Light theme but dark menus/pulldowns FF 100.0.2

For the last several FF versions, although I choose a light theme, the pull downs/menus always wind up dark with white text. It also shows up when I am editing options in… (read more)

For the last several FF versions, although I choose a light theme, the pull downs/menus always wind up dark with white text. It also shows up when I am editing options in FF itself. How do I stop this? I want a light background with black/dark text.

Asked by submarinerr 4 ماه قبل

Last reply by user104147805413306348376805769878442569366 1 ماه قبل

Since updating to Firefox 100.0.1 cannot print any web pages.

Since updating to Firefox 100.0.1 cannot print any web pages. Cannot print to a printer, or to FoxIt pdf printer. Printing in MS Edge works with no problems. I have cl… (read more)

Since updating to Firefox 100.0.1 cannot print any web pages. Cannot print to a printer, or to FoxIt pdf printer. Printing in MS Edge works with no problems. I have cleared saved print settings - did not fix problem. Please advise. Thank you.

Asked by fdispensiere1 4 ماه قبل

Last reply by cor-el 1 ماه قبل