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How to fix Private Tabs that keep closing when closing out Firefox.

Before Firefox used to keep private tabs 'open and available' till you closed the page out, for iphones, ipads, etc. Now all my private tabs are closing out every time I … (read more)

Before Firefox used to keep private tabs 'open and available' till you closed the page out, for iphones, ipads, etc. Now all my private tabs are closing out every time I close the app. Before there used to be a section in settings that would allow you to turn this feature on/off, however it's not in settings anymore. I wanted to know if there is another way around this. I want to be able to keep private tabs open when I close out Firefox on my phone and ipad.Before I would have all my tabs available jut like regular browsing but now its cleared out evey time. Is there anyway to fix and change this?

Asked by j.m.3113 4 days ago

Password Manager and "Used" date

Hello, I noticed something strange on my account under my password manager and want to make sure it is not a security issue. Under my Password Manager, I noticed that … (read more)

Hello,

I noticed something strange on my account under my password manager and want to make sure it is not a security issue.

Under my Password Manager, I noticed that a majority of my saved passwords (unless used recently) all have the last "used" date as April 5, 2024. These are on accounts that I do not access frequently and they all have the same "used" date.

Why would this be the case?

Thank you so much, Brianna

Asked by brianna.k.stock 4 days ago

Printing Issue

I am a long-time Firefox for Mac user and recently, browser APP all of a sudden is ignoring selected PRINT preferences. Two examples are: Printing one-sided when two-sid… (read more)

I am a long-time Firefox for Mac user and recently, browser APP all of a sudden is ignoring selected PRINT preferences. Two examples are: Printing one-sided when two-sided is selected, and printing in color when the default and selected preference is for a "Black and White Fast Draft". I use a MacMini M1 running Sonoma v14.5 and Firefox v 127.0 (64 bit). My printer is an HP OfficeJet Pro 8710 with up-to-date firmware. I have resorted to use of Chrome until I resolve this situation, though I prefer to use Firefox. In addition, while it may be a separate issue, I also found that the use of Firefox when using GMAIL developed a new issue at approximately the same time. Now, when clicking on the selection box for an individual email, Firefox often does not allow the box to be checked, but again with Chrome, it works just fine. Any help would be appreciated. Thank you.

Asked by RussSinkler 4 days ago

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Updating to 127 unable to restore current session windows

I upgraded from 126.0.1 to 127 today. Upon update, all my windows are gone. The only way I could access them is to revert to an older profile backup and reinstall 126.0.1… (read more)

I upgraded from 126.0.1 to 127 today. Upon update, all my windows are gone. The only way I could access them is to revert to an older profile backup and reinstall 126.0.1.

I tried exporting my session with Tab Session Manager in 126.0.1 and reopen them in 127, but that only restores the last tab of each window (oddly). The json clearly lists 3 windows each with multiple tabs. I tried copying the sessionstore-backups folder, but no dice.

Symptoms similar to : https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1446921

Asked by RainbowIslands 4 days ago

Answered by RainbowIslands 4 days ago

Firefox on macOS hangs for a few seconds when a video stream with audio starts playing, when using bluetooth

I've been dealing with this issue for a long time now, without finding any solution On macOS, whenever I am using Bluetooth headphones (Sony XM4, Airpods Pro), videos wi… (read more)

I've been dealing with this issue for a long time now, without finding any solution

On macOS, whenever I am using Bluetooth headphones (Sony XM4, Airpods Pro), videos will hang for a few seconds just as the video is starting. This happens again if I pause/unpause or if I seek forward/backward on a video. The video "spinning animation" will appear and it will take 2-3 seconds for the video to start. This happens immediately, even if I click pause/start fast (ie: this is not after some delay necessarily). Also, if I mute audio on the video, the issue does not manifest itself.

During the waiting, Firefox itself seem to be hanging: for instance if I click on an extension icon in the toolbar, nothing will happen until the video finally start playing and then the extension menu will open up

When using Google Meet or Zoom for instance, I sometimes have to wait up to 10 seconds or so before Bluetooth Audio/Microphone starts after I've joined a meeting.

The issue is not specific to these platforms: I experience the same issue on other platforms such as Facebook, dailymotion, vimeo, zoom. On Facebook, since videos start muted, I can see the videos start playing right away, and then if I unmute sound the video stops, and start again with sound after 3 seconds or so

The issue does NOT manifest itself when playing an audio-only stream: ex Soundcloud or local radio stations audio stream

Things I've tried and didn't help - Troubleshoot mode - Different Firefox profile - Different Firefox install - Restarting my system

This feels like Firefox/macOS is waiting for Bluetooth to activate, or something like that. I have a feeling this only happens for certain types of video/audio codecs but I am not sure how to validate that (ex: no issues on soundcloud, petron audio-only posts).

The problem is entirely non-existent when I'm using sound output that is not Bluetooth.

This does not happen with other browsers otherwise I wouldn't be posting here :)

macOS 14.5, M1 Macbook Pro

Asked by jfchevrette 5 days ago

Last reply by jfchevrette 5 days ago

images don't load because hyperlink too long FF 126.0.1

I receive e-mail from websites where I subscribe. Many times, the message from the sites (kelbyone.com, to name one) contain a graphic (jpg) that does not display in Outl… (read more)

I receive e-mail from websites where I subscribe. Many times, the message from the sites (kelbyone.com, to name one) contain a graphic (jpg) that does not display in Outlook.com. Microsoft Tech Support is unresponsive. The sending websites refuse to help.

It seems to me that FF chokes on the length of the hyperlink. Here is a sample: https://kelbyone.acemlnb.com/lt.php?x=3DZy~GE2JaTN5XV.-wy5heOd~nAnuwAjluw2Z5PEIaOb5p8qy0y.0uJz2nRzit~yjvYwXncWJXCf657

If I paste the hyperlink into the search window, the page will load. When I forward the e-mail from Outlook to yahoo mail, the image displays.

I am running extensions Adblocker Ultimate and DuckDuckGo Privacy Essentials.

I would like help with this, at least, to identify where the problem is.

Asked by lcdebaca52 5 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 days ago

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Cannot access Ralph's coupons

I cannot access grocery coupons from Ralphs Market. When I try, I receive the message: Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connection to www.ralphs.com… (read more)

I cannot access grocery coupons from Ralphs Market. When I try, I receive the message: Secure Connection Failed

An error occurred during a connection to www.ralphs.com. 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.

Asked by stjjm23 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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I can't open uwyo.edu website on mac firefox

Hello, I cannot open the uwyo.edu website on my Firefox browser. I have no problems with other browsers. I tried and checked the solutions people shared, but none of the… (read more)

Hello,

I cannot open the uwyo.edu website on my Firefox browser. I have no problems with other browsers. I tried and checked the solutions people shared, but none of them worked for me. I checked the DNS and different networks, and I also checked the link below:

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-cant-load-websites-other-browsers-can

I would appreciate it if you could help.

Thank you and best regards, Farshad

Asked by Farshad Ghorbani 1 week ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 week ago

How to stop Firefox blocking populating parts of some websites.

On my Macbook (macOS Sonoma 14.5), Firefox blocks populating parts of some websites whereas other browsers don't. For example, on my J. Crew Factory website account, whe… (read more)

On my Macbook (macOS Sonoma 14.5), Firefox blocks populating parts of some websites whereas other browsers don't. For example, on my J. Crew Factory website account, when I click on "Order History," I get a blank page. Other browsers (Safari, Brave) correctly populate the info on my Order History. Why does Firefox block it?

Asked by jmm0255 6 days ago

View-only mode for a webpage (not Reader Mode)

This is not a bug or issue, rather a use case question. I have a webpage with information and I don't want to accidentally click or submit anything on the page. This c… (read more)

This is not a bug or issue, rather a use case question. I have a webpage with information and I don't want to accidentally click or submit anything on the page.

This could also be considering having a form etc in draft form as view-only so you go into "View Only Mode" and work the webpage as a reference etc. without having to worry about any accidental submission or mistakes.

If someone knows of Add-ons or how we can achieve it with FF, it would be much appreciated. Posting, since I expect to have this case often.

Asked by Abhishek Purushothama 1 week ago

Last reply by TechHorse 6 days ago

Accidentally closed my Previous Tabs Session

I accidentally closed my Previous Tabs Session and am unable to find them. I've tried some of the online tips but am still unsuccessful. Is there somewhere on my computer… (read more)

I accidentally closed my Previous Tabs Session and am unable to find them. I've tried some of the online tips but am still unsuccessful. Is there somewhere on my computer where I can find the previous tabs that I had open in Firefox?

Thank you, Massimo

Asked by maniaci 1 week ago

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website specific configs

Is there some way to enable and disable specific config settings , on a per-site basis? For example, let's say I want to disable right-click hijacking (dom.event.context… (read more)

Is there some way to enable and disable specific config settings , on a per-site basis?

For example, let's say I want to disable right-click hijacking (dom.event.contextmenu.enabled) on turtlesaregreat.com, but use the default settings everywhere else.

The Page Info > Permissions panel has some, but not all the ones I want. Is this somehow built into Firefox, or maybe there's an extension?

Thanks.

FF120 on Sonoma

Asked by MountainManJoe 6 months ago

Last reply by MountainManJoe 6 months ago

Continuously getting prompted to sign in when already signed in

I keep getting prompted to sign into my Firefox account, but when I type my password and hit enter, the prompt clears out my password and nothing happens. I'm already log… (read more)

I keep getting prompted to sign into my Firefox account, but when I type my password and hit enter, the prompt clears out my password and nothing happens. I'm already logged in to post this question, so I'm confused as to why I keep getting prompted.

I've tried:

  1. Numbered list item Removing the account, but the same unresponsive password prompt shows up
  2. Numbered list item Reinstalling, but same issue
  3. Numbered list item Resetting password, but same issue

Potentially related: I am successfully logged into my Firefox account on another laptop, and I'm seeing no prompts there. Any ideas what else to try?

Asked by kchao284 1 week ago

video calling is not supported on this browser

I have always used facebook messenger to video chat with friends, however suddenly it says tis facility is not supported by this browser. Do I have to leave firefox to fi… (read more)

I have always used facebook messenger to video chat with friends, however suddenly it says tis facility is not supported by this browser. Do I have to leave firefox to find a browser that works?

I see that other people have raised this point,but there does not seem to be a response from firefox.

Asked by rickpike2008 1 week ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 week ago

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Refresh Button mysteriously disappeared?

This is a silly one, probably. My refresh button has mysteriously disappeared from my browser toolbar. I can just use cmd+shift+r to refresh, but muscle memory keeps … (read more)

This is a silly one, probably.

My refresh button has mysteriously disappeared from my browser toolbar. I can just use cmd+shift+r to refresh, but muscle memory keeps looking for the button on screen too, and it would be nice to have it back!

I opened up the customize options, thinking maybe I just removed it by accident, but refresh doesn't appear to be an option?

I also opened it up in troubleshoot mode to see if that would change anything. It did not :(

I also don't have any extensions that mess with the toolbar, so I don't think that would be an issue (and troubleshoot mode should have disabled extensions anyway I think.)

I recently updated to 126.0.1 - no idea if that has anything to do with it, but this did happen right after the update.

There are a couple more people on here with the same question, and they all had easy solutions. I'm hoping I'm just not seeing a setting somewhere.

Thanks!

Asked by Rainingredpandas 1 week ago

Answered by Rainingredpandas 1 week ago