chosen primary password not working anymore...

A week ago I started using a primary password for FF. I learned it by heart, also copied it to my iPhone in a safe notation (I have access to the notation using my finger… (read more)

A week ago I started using a primary password for FF. I learned it by heart, also copied it to my iPhone in a safe notation (I have access to the notation using my finger print). It worked just fine for the first days. Today I tried to use the primary password again, in order to enter a website, but somehow FF denies me entrance, again and again. No spelling issues or missing characters, because I copy the primary password from my iPhone notation and paste it into the primary password field on my Mac. In FF Lockwise (on my iPhone) I can also still see my primary FF password, which is exactly the same. Typing it down character by character doesn’t solve the problem, nor does restarting FF. Caps lock is off. No issues with my keyboard. In my privacy and security setting I cannot to stop FF from asking my primary password, because (of course also there) it won’t recognize the primary password I enter...

There is no one who knows about my primary password nor has anyone access to my computer or iPhone. So there is no way I could explain somebody to have been able to change my primary password. Could anybody please explain to me what might be going on? Did other people experience the same issue? What steps should I take to try to solve it?

And I surely wish not to need to reset my primary password, because I will lose all my saved passwords from FF... Happily I still have access to FF Lockwise on my iPhone (using my finger print). So I could still copy each password and save it somewhere else. But that would mean quite a lot of work. Besides of that I don’t trust it to work better next time I set up a primary FF password…

I hope I explained my problem well enough. Thanks in advance for trying to help me out!

Asked by Eran FF sync 36 minutes ago

All Bookmarks Gone and Can't be Recovered

Hi There I think my Firefox upgraded and now all my bookmarks have disappeared. I tried to restore them but I keep on gettina message saying "unable to process backup fi… (read more)

Hi There

I think my Firefox upgraded and now all my bookmarks have disappeared. I tried to restore them but I keep on gettina message saying "unable to process backup file".

Please help.

Asked by lornaraedaniel 1 hour ago

Entering full screen disables menus on other monitors

I'm using Firefox on a desktop (OSX Catalina 10.15.7) with multiple monitors. If I go into full screen mode on any youtube video , e.g., Welcome to Firefox (https://www.y… (read more)

I'm using Firefox on a desktop (OSX Catalina 10.15.7) with multiple monitors. If I go into full screen mode on any youtube video , e.g., Welcome to Firefox (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tRlmP6xWdw0), not only do I lose access to the menubar on the fullscreen monitor, I lose it on the other two monitors I have open Firefox windows.

The browser.fullscreen.autohide setting does not make a difference. I would expect that the only monitor that the menubar is hidden on is the one displaying the fullscreen content.

The attached Monitor1, Monitor2 images show the missing menubar on the respective monitors where a Firefox browser window is open.

Asked by starksm64 4 hours ago

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Hello, Today is my first day back in the office after the pandemic; in preparation I set up a Firefox account at home and turned on syncing but it doesn't seem to have wo… (read more)

Hello,

Today is my first day back in the office after the pandemic; in preparation I set up a Firefox account at home and turned on syncing but it doesn't seem to have worked upon logging in at work.

Within the "Connected Services" section it shows two desktop computers which seems right (one at home, one at the office) but I don't have any saved passwords nor open tabs etc that I was expecting on the office PC. I get the option to "Send tab to device" but there are no synced tabs in there to open.

Can anyone help? I'm at a loss.

Thanks

Asked by chris417 6 hours ago

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Asked by akeyboard4me1 6 hours ago

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Asked by mmdrewianka 8 hours ago

Some sites show the font Helvetica instead of Arial.

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Some websites that I use display the font Helvetica insead of the intented font. I only have this problem on Firefox. I do not have Helvetica installed, my default fonts (including advanced settings) are set to Arial. How could I fix this? I had provided 2 screenshots with Firefox and Chrome to see the difference.

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i know the developers have so much to do and they even work on other projects but out of sheer laziness, i want to set, not change, but set favicons for bookmarks who don't have a favicon. these bookmarks lead to pages where no favicon ist.

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Unable to connect changes the location protocol to https. Can I turn this off?

I visit a website that hasn't upgraded to https yet. Whenever one of its pages times out (Firefox reports 'Unable to connect'), the location protocol changes from http to… (read more)

I visit a website that hasn't upgraded to https yet. Whenever one of its pages times out (Firefox reports 'Unable to connect'), the location protocol changes from http to https. I suppose Firefox is trying to help me out by seeing if I typed in the wrong protocol.

This is annoying because I have to manually edit the address bar and remove the s from https and hit enter. I'd rather be able to refresh without thinking. Is there a way of turning this protocol changing functionality off?

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Firefox Color

I'm about to lose it and uninstall this browser for good. Once again, I've been thrown a disgusting color palette and design down on my throat with no choice to change it… (read more)

I'm about to lose it and uninstall this browser for good. Once again, I've been thrown a disgusting color palette and design down on my throat with no choice to change it with the latest update. Firefox Color doesn't work anymore. Any tips on how to change the browser colors and keep it that way? No I don't want any themes, I want my own colors.

Asked by stefanobianque 1 day ago

I cannot add a secondary email address.

I am trying to change my e-mail address by following the steps provided in here. According to the support pages, in order to do that I need to add a secondary e-mail addr… (read more)

I am trying to change my e-mail address by following the steps provided in here. According to the support pages, in order to do that I need to add a secondary e-mail address and then make it primary.

Until there everything's clear. My issue, though, comes precisely when I try to add that information. The system doesn't recognize the new address. Instead, a message appears saying "Account already exists", when that's not possible, since I never delivered it or linked it with Firefox before, nor even I have received or accepted any validation through the said e-mail. I'm guessing that Mozilla ain't grasping that the address really belongs to another e-mail client.

Illustration: Let's say my current address is <example100@outlook.com> When I try to add the following secondary address <example100@protonmail.com>, the aforementioned message will prompt.

Why? What's going on? Is there any solution available? Thank you beforehand, I can't wait to hear from somebody with a remedy.

Asked by Foxar 1 day ago

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Hi! I use Firefox on Ubuntu 20.04.3. I tried to speed up video on Sharepoint. Right click -> speed -> 2.0 and nothing happend. When I right click -> speed again… (read more)

Hi! I use Firefox on Ubuntu 20.04.3. I tried to speed up video on Sharepoint. Right click -> speed -> 2.0 and nothing happend. When I right click -> speed again, I saw that speed still 1.0. Then I went to google, found that Sharepoint allow speed up videos only in HTML5 player. Then I knew that to do that in Firefox I should disable Hardware acceleration, so I did it, but it didn't help. OpenH264 Video Codec provided by Cisco add-on is activate.

Then I decided that's Ubuntu. I install ubuntu-restricted-extras, ffmpeg packages (to support h.264 video), restarted, but again that didn't work.

youtube.com/html5 saying that everything fine.

Asked by Sergey K 1 day ago

Javascript embedBoard for Pinterest is not working

Hi guys, I wanted to include Pinterest walls into my Forum and the only browser where they are not shown is Firefox. The add works fine in Opera & Safari. My javascr… (read more)

Hi guys,

I wanted to include Pinterest walls into my Forum and the only browser where they are not shown is Firefox. The add works fine in Opera & Safari. My javascript.enabled is "true", but maybe it's another Javascript setting that needs to be true too?

The code is like this: <a data-pin-do="embedBoard" data-pin-lang="de" data-pin-board-width="900" data-pin-scale-height="400" data-pin-scale-width="450" href="https://www.pinterest.de/amazed130610/rayna/"></a> <script async defer src="//assets.pinterest.com/js/pinit.js"></script>

Does anyone know what to do?

Thanks a lot!

Joyce

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Asked by abiwerf 1 day ago

Firefox continues to be slow loading, even on new, clean, fresh install

I have Windows 11 IE with all available updates as of late. Chrome works like a charm. Faster than ever, actually. However, I missed Firefox and it has all my settings th… (read more)

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I have had Firefox deleted from my system for months now and have been using Chrome as my daily browser. I wanted to give Firefox a chance again, seeing as I have Windows 11 IE installed, and figuring that maybe there was a Windows 10 Pro bug that was causing the slowness within Firefox, but no, it is definitely Firefox. I even installed Firefox on my M1 Macbook Pro and immediately deleted it as it was using a TON of resources and slowing down my machine.

Can ANYONE please help me in finding out what is wrong with Firefox to make it so very slow in loading for the first time upon firing up my machine. It somewhat loads ok after it's been closed and loaded again a while later, but this waiting forever for it to load on startup is absolutely ridiculous.

For the record, I don't know how to use the about:help stuff, so if you are going to suggest something, then please be very specific as I have not really dabbled in that so know next to nothing about that feature. Appreciate it.

Asked by Dyrelogan 1 day ago

Issues with microphone access during Jitsi Meet call.

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I set up a Jitsi Meet server, and when starting a call, it asks for permission to use my Blu Snowball microphone.

I click yes, and it says microphone permission allowed, but Jitsi never gets access to it.

I believe this is an issue related to Firefox because I've tried multiple other browsers and it seems to just be Firefox that this issue happens with. Every other browser lets Jitsi Meet use my microphone just fine.

Please let me know if you have a solution to this or have also experienced it!

Thank you, Cross

Asked by Cross 1 day ago

GCP console freezing

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Asked by dollarovich.st 1 day ago