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Forms & Autofill

There is no opton to enter Autofill info in your Privacy and Security section of Preferences. I;m on macOD Monterey. So how does Forms & Autofill get sup? Please help… (read more)

There is no opton to enter Autofill info in your Privacy and Security section of Preferences. I;m on macOD Monterey. So how does Forms & Autofill get sup? Please help. Many thanks.

Asked by david6566 1 week ago

Last reply by IP 7 hours ago

Browser virus

Hi, I love Firefox and have been using this browser over Chrome for years. However, for quite some time I have had problems with my search engine settings. My default i… (read more)

Hi, I love Firefox and have been using this browser over Chrome for years. However, for quite some time I have had problems with my search engine settings. My default is set on google but it always go back to yahoo search which is not even listed as options. Do I have to purchase something to get whatever it is doing this?

Asked by lisa 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

My bookmarks have disappeared

I followed instructions for getting them back, but got stuck at the Library. I said restore and chose a date, but I get an error message: Unable to process the backup f… (read more)

I followed instructions for getting them back, but got stuck at the Library. I said restore and chose a date, but I get an error message: Unable to process the backup file.

Asked by charlie47 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

Help with tabs on my browser

Hello! Thanks for your help with my situation. I want to leave google so am trying Firefox. I like it except that I can't see all the tabs that I need to use at once. T… (read more)

Hello! Thanks for your help with my situation.

I want to leave google so am trying Firefox. I like it except that I can't see all the tabs that I need to use at once. There is a slider function so I can only see 14 tabs. Then there are little arrows pointing left and right so I can have access to the other pages.

Is there a way that I can see all of the tabs I have open at once?

If I not, I may need to use another search engine.

Thanks for your time! Sincerely, Kathryn

Asked by kathryngreene 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 days ago

Amazon prime videos stopped playing

Last night I was watching a video series on Amazon and the last episode won't play on my MacBook Pro. I plays on the TV and in Safari. I deleted and reloaded Firefox bu… (read more)

Last night I was watching a video series on Amazon and the last episode won't play on my MacBook Pro. I plays on the TV and in Safari. I deleted and reloaded Firefox but the issue remains.

Asked by Cheechako 1 week ago

Last reply by Chris Ilias 2 days ago

Mac migration from standard release to ESR

I am looking for suggestions/work flows for migrating existing Mac's from the standard firefox release to the ESR version. I am looking to manage these all under 1 updat… (read more)

I am looking for suggestions/work flows for migrating existing Mac's from the standard firefox release to the ESR version. I am looking to manage these all under 1 update cycle. A couple of current problems:

  1. On a system with the standard version already installed, I can't find a way to upgrade to the ESR version without uninstalling first.
  2. Once I would do an uninstall and then an install of the new version, I am prompted that I have launched an older version of Firefox and that I must create a new profile. How can I do this without loosing all users bookmarks, extensions, etc?

Thanks!

Asked by Bradley 5 days ago

Last reply by Terry 3 days ago

Other bookmarks & Bookmark menu folders won't go away!

I can't get the "Other" bookmarks folder to go away. I tried right-clicking on the folder & the context menu didn't show up. I tried about:config & changed the va… (read more)

I can't get the "Other" bookmarks folder to go away.

I tried right-clicking on the folder & the context menu didn't show up. I tried about:config & changed the value to false. That didn't work.

I closed the browser after changing the boolean value to false & then restarted the browser. That didn't help.

I don't want to mess things up. I can't change the name of the folder. I was hoping that renaming the folder & then deleting it would solve the problem.

How do I hide the "Other" folder & the "Bookmarks Menu" folder?

I have a Mac if that helps any.

Asked by pcnerd 5 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 days ago

Firefox isn't loading google fonts on macbook pro and iMac

Hi. I've been having this problem with my iMac for sometime, but now it's affecting my Macbook Pro, as well. Both machines are 2015, running OS 10.15.7. They have proble… (read more)

Hi. I've been having this problem with my iMac for sometime, but now it's affecting my Macbook Pro, as well. Both machines are 2015, running OS 10.15.7.

They have problems loading webfonts (I get the annoying question marks). I tried creating a new test user, and the issue persisted. Any ideas on what I should do?

Thanks!

Asked by jack108 4 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 days ago

How can I save my extensions in case Firefox refreshes?

Each time Firefox is refreshed, I must re-install extensions. How can I save the extensions so they do not need to be downloaded and re-installed ever time Firefox refre… (read more)

Each time Firefox is refreshed, I must re-install extensions. How can I save the extensions so they do not need to be downloaded and re-installed ever time Firefox refreshes?

Asked by Erv 5 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 days ago

Unable to use MyHeritage since firefox 100.0 on mac

I experience the exact same issue as [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/que.../1311714] since I've updated to Firefox 100 on macOS. E.g. I get a page not fully loaded. my… (read more)

I experience the exact same issue as [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/que.../1311714] since I've updated to Firefox 100 on macOS.

E.g. I get a page not fully loaded.

myheritage.fr works fine in private browsing and on iOS.

I tried to reload the page bypassing the cache and force a fresh retrieval: Mac=Command+Shift+R

It works "fine" for the current page. However, when I go to another page of the website then the new page gets broken.

I also tried to :

  • Clear cache and local storage
  • Deactivate plugins and themes
  • Change the Network.dns.disablePrefetch value
  • Change the dom.storage.next_gen value
  • Use the safe mode
  • Use the recovery option

None of the above work. Not to mention that the website works well in private browsing and on safari.

Thank you in advance for your help.

Asked by hare-emi 1 week ago

Last reply by Chris Ilias 4 days ago

macbook 3 finger gesture doesn't work with firefox

Like the title says the 3 finger gesture to move between full screen images doesn't work with firefox 100.0 Macbook pro 16" 2019 running catalina 10.15.7. What happens is… (read more)

Like the title says the 3 finger gesture to move between full screen images doesn't work with firefox 100.0 Macbook pro 16" 2019 running catalina 10.15.7. What happens is that full screen is exited and browser moves back to the previous page.

Only had this problem after updating firefox.

I've seen conversations from as far back as 10 years ago where people have had this problem but their fixes don't work.

This should work without an add on plug in or app. It should simply work.

Done all the usual things restarted finder, restarted computer, checked all the setting in computer preferences. Tried other browsers and it works with both google and safari.

I switched to firefox and spent a lot of time organizing and setting up only to have this problem. This is a feature I use often (every day) so it is a deal breaker even with all the time I've invested in switching.

Does anyone have an answer for me? How do I get the 3 finger gesture back on my MacBook?

Asked by tellulah 1 week ago

Last reply by Chris Ilias 4 days ago

Firefox is configure to not delete cookies or history, but it still clears them

I have Firefox 99 for Mac "Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed" is unchecked History is set to "Remember History" Enhanced Tracking Protection is set to … (read more)

I have Firefox 99 for Mac "Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed" is unchecked History is set to "Remember History" Enhanced Tracking Protection is set to "standard"

Yet every time I return to a site where I've checked "remember me" , I'll get prompted to login, and perhaps also get a security message "you've logged in from a new computer" in my email from the site.

Is there an easy way to verify that Firefox is storing cookies for a site. Maybe an option to right-click on a site's web page and view "cookies are stored for this site" in the context menu? I'm losing a lot of my productivity time logging back into sites that I just logged into earlier in the day.

Asked by john542 1 week ago

Last reply by vda1 5 days ago

Gatway Timeout Error when trying to use Ebay Catagory Links

I'm completely at a loss with this. Firefox is not able to open eBay category lists. Clicking on the drop-down "Shop by Category", link or any of the sub-category links… (read more)

I'm completely at a loss with this. Firefox is not able to open eBay category lists. Clicking on the drop-down "Shop by Category", link or any of the sub-category links within the menu go nowhere except for a gateway timeout error after a number of minutes. This is incredibly inconvenient, because unless you are looking for a specific item by searching for it, you have no way to browse through categories. I don't seem to have this problem with any other website that I can think of, but since I use eBay quite regularly (daily), it has long ago gone from annoying to down right intolerable.

This isn't a problem with Safari, but I seldom use that browser preferring to use Firefox instead.

I've tried every solution I've come across. From giving permissions, turning of Firefox Enhanced Tracking, turning off any ad blockers I have. Using Troubleshoot Mode, manually turning off and on extensions, clearing history and all remnants of eBay in case of corrupt cookies or anything else for that matter. I've even lit black candles while dancing beneath a dark moon in hopes of exercising what seems to be a long resident multi-year demon. And the damn thing isn't even paying any rent!

I am on an iMac, using Catalina with everything up to date.

So, I have two questions:

1.) Does everyone else still have this problem? I've seen pages of search results on Google for this and similar issues with eBay and Firefox stemming back three or more years.

2.) If you do not have this problem, what have you done other than fixes I've listed? And if you happened to include a particular color candle and phase of the moon differing from mine even that suggestion would be appreciated. :)

Asked by Gemini 5 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 days ago

Latest Firefox update & F-Secure browser extension

After the recent Firefox update that I received on 5/17/22, my F-Secure Firefox browser extension no longer works with it. Any help to remedy this would be appreciated. … (read more)

After the recent Firefox update that I received on 5/17/22, my F-Secure Firefox browser extension no longer works with it. Any help to remedy this would be appreciated.

Asked by John V 6 days ago

Last reply by Dropa 6 days ago

Languages

Hi there! I have an issue with my firefox languages. Often it will switch to another script entirely (facebook pages, google pages, now my bookmark toolbar and browser) I… (read more)

Hi there!

I have an issue with my firefox languages. Often it will switch to another script entirely (facebook pages, google pages, now my bookmark toolbar and browser) In my preferences, it is set to english. Can you please advise?

Asked by heatherablundon 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 days ago

CPU usage and Fan noise

Firefox is causing loud fan noise and very high CPU usage. It is to the point I am going to have to stop using it. Here is my info: iMac 27" 3.5 GHz Quad-Core Intel Core… (read more)

Firefox is causing loud fan noise and very high CPU usage. It is to the point I am going to have to stop using it.

Here is my info: iMac 27" 3.5 GHz Quad-Core Intel Core i7 16 GB MacOS Catalina 10.15.7

Increased usage happens when there are 3 or more tabs are open or any sort of streaming on one tab. It goes up and down, but reaches up into the 90% area.

There must be a fix for this. No other browsers have this issue.

Asked by carid 6 days ago

Last reply by Terry 6 days ago

Bill Pay service not working

I live in the northwest of USA and I use Banner Bank. The bank's "bill pay" service has quit working on Firefox. I've contacted them four times about this problem and ea… (read more)

I live in the northwest of USA and I use Banner Bank. The bank's "bill pay" service has quit working on Firefox. I've contacted them four times about this problem and each time they've got me connected only to fail the next time I try to use it. I've used Firefox for many years and I don't want to drop it for this one problem. Has this problem occurred with others? Maybe someone from Mozilla can contact them and fix the problem. r

Asked by rad2776 1 week ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 days ago