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Firefox migration to Firefox for Android Beta on the SAME DEVICE -- bookmarks don't follow

Hello, I just noticed & downloaded Firefox for Android Beta 81.1.0-beta.2 as I have been at my wits' end these past few days with the recent upgrade, Firefox 80.1.2 (… (read more)

Hello,

I just noticed & downloaded Firefox for Android Beta 81.1.0-beta.2 as I have been at my wits' end these past few days with the recent upgrade, Firefox 80.1.2 (which nearly always stalls with a blank white page)

Now I need my bookmarks so that I can work. They're all over on Ff 80.1.2 I have hundreds probably. Please help! I would like to delete the non-functioning Firefox 80.1.2 and throw in my lot with the beta version.

Thank you for any help.

(It makes me wonder how long I've been using a version of Firefox not intended for Android .... Can anyone tell me?)

Asked by filterfeeder 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 week ago

Dark Mode isn't "Dark"

Dark mode is a great feature and one of the reasons I love android. Especially with an OLED screen to conserve battery power but also save the eyes. Firefox's dark mode … (read more)

Dark mode is a great feature and one of the reasons I love android. Especially with an OLED screen to conserve battery power but also save the eyes.

Firefox's dark mode is not for the following reasons.

- in between tabs/websites when the page data is loading a blaring white screen is displayed. This when contrasted to a website that is dark using DarkReader is quite blinding.

- It's dark but it as most reputable apps are offering a OLED dark mode to allow for the battery saving feature of having pixels being turned off. This should be enabled as a Firefox option or allow themes to do this for you.

I'm using - Firefox - Firefox beta

Asked by dpenfold95 1 week ago

Last reply by Seburo 1 week ago

redesign firefox mobile with VISIBLE multiple Tabs.

Currently lacking in ALL mobile browsers whether it be iOS or Android is the ability of the app to have multiple tabs that are visible at the same time just like a PC or … (read more)

Currently lacking in ALL mobile browsers whether it be iOS or Android is the ability of the app to have multiple tabs that are visible at the same time just like a PC or Apple version of Firefox.

However, there is one mobile browser (Android Habit Browser) that has the ability to have multiple visible tabs are seen simultaneously & viewed immediately by touching tabs just like a PC or apple computer. It makes mobile browsing so simple and fun as opposed to the current designs where only 1 tab at a time is visible & you have to touch to view multiple thumbnails then switch to that single tab.

Also Habit Browser is very fast and completely customizable like Firefox pc and apple computer browsers.

So what I'm proposing is for Firefox redesign similar to this design and also this habit browser is not equipped with all the safety features that Firefox has and actually probably is not in financial sanding to make large Improvement. If I were Firefox I would buy the company and the technology and use it in their new browsers with all the security rich features that they're planning in the future and they would blow away all of the other browsers that are mobile with a superior usability and speed.

It will probably take a lot of people to ask for this for Firefox to consider this type of designs and it would be so much fun for Firefox to have that because I've been supporting them for years. I have always used the PC Firefox browser for a couple of decades.

This can only happen if there's a large support so I would encourage those who are interested in a superior mobile browser to go ahead and download The Habit browser and there are multiple settings and customizations and you'll see how easy to tabs work and how fast it is and how a Firefox browser with these capabilities would be fantastic!

Cheers,

Chris

Asked by CJR 1 month ago

Last reply by Seburo 1 month ago

caret browsing on Android cell

I need help in installing a caret browsing add-on for my Android cell. I want to insert a cursor on any webpage and use my left/right arrows to move through the text so I… (read more)

I need help in installing a caret browsing add-on for my Android cell. I want to insert a cursor on any webpage and use my left/right arrows to move through the text so I can track where I am reading. I can do this on my laptop but not my Android cell. I have tried Edge and Chrome but the add-on is not available for Android. Any solution would be greatly appreciated, even if I need a different browser. Thanks in advance.


edited email from public and search/spam bots view as this is a public forum and nobody here does support by email.

Asked by runningdog2019 2 months ago

Last reply by Seburo 2 months ago

firefox for android.how to pin the toolbar?

i use 79 firefox i like her,but i want pin the toolbar. and i wnat to know that how to auto turn off background media playback. sry,my english is rusty,i hope u can under… (read more)

i use 79 firefox i like her,but i want pin the toolbar. and i wnat to know that how to auto turn off background media playback. sry,my english is rusty,i hope u can understand my view. thank u.

Asked by 373779171 2 months ago

Last reply by aditya81028 2 months ago

When downloading certain file formats it changes them to .apk

(I use Firefox beta) I was trying to download ROMs for the GBA because I lost mine (I own the games I download) and when downloading them it changes their file format to … (read more)

(I use Firefox beta) I was trying to download ROMs for the GBA because I lost mine (I own the games I download) and when downloading them it changes their file format to .APK wasn't able to change any setting to prevent this, it works fine on Chrome btw.

Asked by eustachy2004 2 months ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 2 months ago

Firefox freezes and then said it's stopped

I've been having a lot of trouble being remotely acssed my emails are cloned when I had phone service my calls were being redirected even plus I have even ask Google a qu… (read more)

I've been having a lot of trouble being remotely acssed my emails are cloned when I had phone service my calls were being redirected even plus I have even ask Google a question and it doesn't know the answer or redirected me to something odd I have 3 other phones I have put pictures of codes on I don't know what to do with because I can't trust my local police here I wish that wasn't the issue but unfortunately it is it's even to the point I have really seriously been shot at I count 5 different times as I was doing tree work once it happened that's when and then I noticed it new what it was I ride a motorcycle I got to looking closer I have 2 built holes in my jacket and a glance on 2 if my helmets I wish I could get some real help before it's too late

Asked by jm2026321 2 months ago

Last reply by Seburo 2 months ago

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Firefox for Android Stuck on Crash Reporter

Regular Firefox app opens to the crash reporter and there is no way to dismiss it that I've found. Tried restarting my phone and deleting app data/cache. No luck. I've al… (read more)

Regular Firefox app opens to the crash reporter and there is no way to dismiss it that I've found. Tried restarting my phone and deleting app data/cache. No luck. I've also completely uninstalled the app multiple times.

Galaxy S9+ running Android Pie

What do I try next?

Asked by goodpm 7 months ago

Last reply by Seburo 7 months ago

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auto fill passwords not working on android

A few days ago the auto fill of my passwords on my Android phone stopped working. When I go into Firefox settings I see all the entries there with passwords bit they neve… (read more)

A few days ago the auto fill of my passwords on my Android phone stopped working. When I go into Firefox settings I see all the entries there with passwords bit they never get plugged in to the websites anymore.

Can I please get guidance on fixing this?

Asked by socalmitch 1 year ago

Last reply by abhay singh 11 months ago

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anonymity of crash reports

I'm concerned for my privacy as I accidentally submitted a crash report. The two tabs which were open were my credit card statements and my online banking window. I had a… (read more)

I'm concerned for my privacy as I accidentally submitted a crash report. The two tabs which were open were my credit card statements and my online banking window. I had a third "private" window which contained my email accounts.

I'm just worried my identifiable information has been stored by Mozilla, or that there will be a link between my banking details and IP address etc which would make me vulnerable to scams / internet banking fraud.

Is identifiable material stored by the crash reporter? Are my log ons or bank account details?

Asked by seekinghelpglasgow 1 year ago

Last reply by kbrosnan 1 year ago

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how to set up VPN

I am trying to set up VPN , the only two fields required are for Email and password, I'm filling them with my Firefox user details but it shows that " authentication fail… (read more)

I am trying to set up VPN , the only two fields required are for Email and password, I'm filling them with my Firefox user details but it shows that " authentication failed" Can I please get help

Asked by riyam.allami 1 year ago

Last reply by Seburo 1 year ago