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Firefox closed unexpectedly - lost all tabs!

I have 2 windows of firefox and i close it using bat file. Which terminates process firefox. I used it like that long time and never had problem. However i launched firef… (read more)

I have 2 windows of firefox and i close it using bat file. Which terminates process firefox. I used it like that long time and never had problem. However i launched firefox and it said some error and gave me 2 choices: either start in safe mode or refresh. I clicked on refresh and now all my tabs are gone. I checked under history and closed windows - there is nothing... Any way to get my tabs back?

Also how to avoid this issue, if you close window one by one. Than you go to go to library and history and manually restore window, or press some hotkey. Even that is annoying, instead of just using bat file to kill process and than you have both windows open. Because sometimes close window won't safe, if you use hotkey. So i gave up on that...

Asked by empleat 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 5 hours ago

Is there a way to save windows?

A lot of times, I'll have a lot of tabs open while working on a project. This takes up a lot of memory, and when I need to switch what I'm working on, I'd rather not keep… (read more)

A lot of times, I'll have a lot of tabs open while working on a project. This takes up a lot of memory, and when I need to switch what I'm working on, I'd rather not keep the window open to improve performance. However, I'd like to easily reopen the tabs that I had before. I know there is a "previously closed windows" feature, but that only seems to save them for a while and is unreliable; additionally, I don't want to dig through my history to find the sites I was on before. Is there any way to do this?

Asked by remywolf.r 1 day ago

Last reply by DaneQuane 22 hours ago

Unwanted Tab

Upon every startup, Firefox opens a Tab to a website I read at least 2 weeks ago. I close that Tab for the current session, but it pops up again the next time I startup. … (read more)

Upon every startup, Firefox opens a Tab to a website I read at least 2 weeks ago. I close that Tab for the current session, but it pops up again the next time I startup. What do I do to stop Firefox from opening this website/tab all the time?

Asked by largeallen 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 day ago

Firefox tab icon no longer spinning :(

Hi, I am using FF v80.0.1 on ubuntu 18.04. I noticed that whenever a tab is loading there is now a static (non-spinning) icon. Previously it was spinning. I want it to sp… (read more)

Hi, I am using FF v80.0.1 on ubuntu 18.04.

I noticed that whenever a tab is loading there is now a static (non-spinning) icon. Previously it was spinning. I want it to spin.

In changelog for 80.0 it says:

> For users with reduced motion settings, we’ve reduced a number of animations such as tab loading to reduce motion for users with migraines and epilepsy.

Is there a way to disable this feature?

Asked by visgean 4 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 day ago

sending page to my phone doesn't

I use Send Tab to Device all the time. To my phone, my tablet, my work & home laptops. Except recently, the tab I send won't show up on my phone. Notifications are en… (read more)

I use Send Tab to Device all the time. To my phone, my tablet, my work & home laptops. Except recently, the tab I send won't show up on my phone. Notifications are enabled. I can send from my phone to my work laptop. I can send from my work to home laptop. But to the phone, it says sent, and nothing ever arrives. Everything is synced. What else can I do?

Asked by Monica 1 week ago

Last reply by DaneQuane 2 days ago

Warn before closing multiple tabs

I would like to restore the warning of closing multiple tabs before closing. I am on Firefox 80.0.1. There is not box under Menu > Options > General tab of "Warn me… (read more)

I would like to restore the warning of closing multiple tabs before closing. I am on Firefox 80.0.1. There is not box under Menu > Options > General tab of "Warn me when closing multiple tabs". When going into about:config and searching browser.tabs.warnonclose the value is true.

I'm not sure where else to look to restore this option.

Can anyone Help? Thanks

Asked by d_pierce 5 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 days ago

how to Sync open tabs on to another device... I fell for the loopholes.

Hi, I synced my tabs from my old laptop to my android device. All the tabs were there in the "synced tabs" folder. I did not open the tabs in my phone thinking they are a… (read more)

Hi,

I synced my tabs from my old laptop to my android device. All the tabs were there in the "synced tabs" folder. I did not open the tabs in my phone thinking they are all safe there (I didn't know about the 7 day sync period, although I restored well within that period).

When the laptop got repaired, I tried to sync back the tabs from the android device. But as soon as sync was done, within few minutes, the synced tabs were gone from both the phone as well as the newly repaired laptop..!! Apparently the sync was again done and overwrite/erased the saved tabs in my android phone. This happened since I did not open any of the tabs in my android device. All of the saved tabs were gone.

I feel, this feature of saving open tabs is a myth. There should be some feature to restore the synced tabs from an older date. Just like a restore point in windows work.

Due to this 'myth', i lost a lot of work that was done over many months.

Before rolling out a feature, thorough testing should have been done. Loopholes like these should have been taken into consideration and patched.

Thanks Aj

Asked by Aj 5 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 days ago

tab (re)opening order

Hi. When (re)opening a number of bookmarks, e.g. from MySessions v2020.7.0 or OneTab v1.29, just recently, not before, it opens them in reverse order. Is there a way to a… (read more)

Hi. When (re)opening a number of bookmarks, e.g. from MySessions v2020.7.0 or OneTab v1.29, just recently, not before, it opens them in reverse order. Is there a way to adjust/fix/set that list top becomes left most and list bottom right most in the horizontal list of tabs? I am sure it is not those two extensions, since it worked before. Would be great if FF had a feature to reverse all tabs t1, t2, t3...t97, t98, t99 to reverse order t99, t98, t97...t3, t2, t1. How can this be done with existing FF, tools or extensions? Or is there a setting in about:config that would allow correct/reversed (re)opening order? Thank you!

Asked by spdgnzls 3 weeks ago

Last reply by jscher2000 5 days ago

Collections on desktop version

Is there a way to get access on desktops to the saving tabs to collection feature already available on firefox for android version? I find it really useful feature. In fa… (read more)

Is there a way to get access on desktops to the saving tabs to collection feature already available on firefox for android version? I find it really useful feature. In fact, I've had to start creating my collections on Edge explorer until see this feature in Firefox... Really useful to get back to your research about certain topic. A way for me to be able to close tabs early and keep all much organized. I see it much more useful for desktop than for mobile version...

Asked by gerpv 1 week ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 1 week ago

Move Cursor Directly to Google Search Bar instead of Address Bar.

I have an add on through which whenever I open a new tab it shows Google Home page; and earlier the cursor get automatically moved to Search Bar where I can type directly… (read more)

I have an add on through which whenever I open a new tab it shows Google Home page; and earlier the cursor get automatically moved to Search Bar where I can type directly, but it's not possible now as when I open a new tab the cursor by default get into address bar instead. Please Provide solution to this.

Asked by sumit.khurana001 2 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 weeks ago

Restoring lost tabs after a Refresh

I'm using Firefox as my browser, on a desktop Mac (OS). Please write out any possible solutions to my problem with as much detail as possible, step-by-step. (I'm recoveri… (read more)

I'm using Firefox as my browser, on a desktop Mac (OS). Please write out any possible solutions to my problem with as much detail as possible, step-by-step. (I'm recovering from a concussion, and at least for now, I need instructions to be very detailed. Thanks.)

I did a Refresh. (I've never done a Refresh before.) In the past, my tabs would be automatically restored if I quit and then re-opened Firefox. I assumed this would happen after the Refresh. My tabs did not get restored, and Restore Previous Session (in History) is greyed out. Same when I click on the button that looks like three horizontal lines, at the top right-hand corner of the menu bar. When I went to the Restore Tabs page that comes up when you re-open Firefox, the box that usually shows the tabs from the previous session was empty.

Please can someone help me get back the tabs I had just prior to doing the Refresh.

Asked by jane.alexandra.kessler 2 weeks ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 weeks ago

shortcut for switching browser windows?

Hello, I urgently ;-) need a shortcut to switch between open browser windows. It seems to be one of the basic ones, but is nowhere to be found. Solutions using Tilde do n… (read more)

Hello,

I urgently ;-) need a shortcut to switch between open browser windows. It seems to be one of the basic ones, but is nowhere to be found.

Solutions using Tilde do not work for me becuse it's not available on my Apple keyboard.

Why not use Command +< or Command + > respectively, like many other apps do?

And why not at least let me configure that in a simple fashion myself???

Thanks for any solution!

Asked by 200cm 4 months ago

Last reply by muvuth 2 weeks ago

Tab groups

Hi, Google Chrome have just dropped an update featuring Tab groups. Holy smokes it is good. As somebody who frequently has over a thousand tabs open, this is such an awes… (read more)

Hi,

Google Chrome have just dropped an update featuring Tab groups. Holy smokes it is good.

As somebody who frequently has over a thousand tabs open, this is such an awesome feature. Any chance of Firefox getting it?

PS Love Firefox, great browser!

Asked by penn0r 3 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 weeks ago

The end of list of tabs is hidden under taskbar

Hi, all. I have a problem accesing last item on the tabs list. Firefox makes the list as high as the screen height, not accounting height of taskbar. As a result, I can… (read more)

Hi, all. I have a problem accesing last item on the tabs list. Firefox makes the list as high as the screen height, not accounting height of taskbar. As a result, I cannot use the last item of this list.

Is there any setting to adjust the height of the list?

Asked by konstantinpopov 3 weeks ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 3 weeks ago

Turning off Autocomplete for new Tabs

When I start trying to open multiple tabs at once Firefox autofills the address bar with the address I was at when I hit CTRL+T. I don't know if I'm just doing it too fas… (read more)

When I start trying to open multiple tabs at once Firefox autofills the address bar with the address I was at when I hit CTRL+T. I don't know if I'm just doing it too fast, or what is going on but it's really frustrating.

For example, I'll go to reddit, while reddit is loading hit the hotkeys for a new tab, and it'll have reddit autofilled when I want it to be blank because I want to go to twitter or something. It's pretty frustrating and I wind up opening more tabs than I'd like and closing the incorrect ones. Would appreciate some assistance please.

Asked by dart533 3 weeks ago

Last reply by Shashank Shekhar 3 weeks ago

homepage

为什么每次打开都会显示这个界面呢? Why is this interface displayed every time you open it? 我的电脑并没有这个文件,请问要怎么解决呢?期待你们的答复,谢谢 My computer does not have this file, how to solve it? I look fo… (read more)

为什么每次打开都会显示这个界面呢? Why is this interface displayed every time you open it? 我的电脑并没有这个文件,请问要怎么解决呢?期待你们的答复,谢谢 My computer does not have this file, how to solve it? I look forward to your reply. Thank you.

Asked by long1d2h 4 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 weeks ago