Reload button disappeared suddenly

Thankfully after a few minutes spent on a google search, I figured out how to put it back. What I want to know though is why it disappeared in the first place, and why th… (read more)

Thankfully after a few minutes spent on a google search, I figured out how to put it back. What I want to know though is why it disappeared in the first place, and why there is even a reason to be able to remove it anyway? I never touched it, I never did anything to customize the toolbar. It disappeared entirely on its own.

Asked by dialgathetimelord 2 minutes ago

missing bar

i restarted computer and firefox did a software update. once done, and firefox reopened i am missing the bar that had various websites I frequently use below the address … (read more)

i restarted computer and firefox did a software update. once done, and firefox reopened i am missing the bar that had various websites I frequently use below the address bar. for instance, mail, suddenlink, siebert, etc etc . How do i recover that?

Asked by georgebloom2000 5 hours ago

Last reply by georgebloom2000 44 minutes ago

my email has been taken over

sandeemost@aol.com has been breached and taken over. I have not been able to receive emails since 1/19/22. I have had this email for 30 years but someone now has contro… (read more)

sandeemost@aol.com has been breached and taken over. I have not been able to receive emails since 1/19/22. I have had this email for 30 years but someone now has control. what do I do? They have used my email to solicit google play cards from anyone connected to my account. I don't know who to report to. I have emailed aol twice but mine is a free account so I don't hear from them. HELP an alternate email is june26sm@gmail.com please answer me there as I don't receive on aol account.

Asked by Sandee 47 minutes ago

Incorrect display of Cyrillic and Latin symbols

Hello! Firefox 96.0.2 64bit, encountered an issue: symbols for Cyrillic and Latin looks like taken from different fonts, related screenshot attached. It's not so critical… (read more)

Hello! Firefox 96.0.2 64bit, encountered an issue: symbols for Cyrillic and Latin looks like taken from different fonts, related screenshot attached. It's not so critical, but annoying. What can I do about this?

Asked by kosstup 1 hour ago

Single page windows don't disappear after moved to multi-tab windows

Since probably FF94, i can't remove single page windows (like popup) by turning them into a tab anymore. Before when a popup window appeared i moved it to the already ope… (read more)

Since probably FF94, i can't remove single page windows (like popup) by turning them into a tab anymore.

Before when a popup window appeared i moved it to the already opened main window to turn it into tab to not have ton of "recently closed windows". But since FF94, when i move a window, instead of disappear after become a tab, firefox only duplicate the webpage (i have the new tab and the identical webpage window). Until now the only way i have to remove the annoying windows is to kill firefox app with windows task manager and uncheck them in the tab recovery.

How i can have firefox able to really move windows into tab like before instead of copy them? Or have a way to permanently delete unwanted windows i don't use anymore in the "recently closed windows" list without killing the task.

Also moving tab from a firefox window to another work normally (no duplicate), the problem occurs only when FF windows has a single tab.

Asked by thor94 2 hours ago

opening some pages in a large size instead of small size

Good afternoon Frequently I use this page: https://www.flashscore.com/ in Mozilla Firefox browser. Earlier when I clicked on the page in this service for example: https:/… (read more)

Good afternoon

Frequently I use this page: https://www.flashscore.com/ in Mozilla Firefox browser.

Earlier when I clicked on the page in this service for example: https://www.flashscore.com/match/CrSqmqeL/#match-summary, it displayed a small size window in browser, because in this way it should be displayed.

Now when I click on the above page, Mozilla displays a normal, large size of the page, what is irritating.

How to fix it ?

Thank You very much in advance.

Best Regards Lukasz Mizera

Asked by lukasz_mizera 2 hours ago

Google Calendar not displaying correctly

I noticed just in the last few days that Google Calendar is not displaying certain items correctly anymore. I have tested this in Troubleshoot mode and the issue exists … (read more)

I noticed just in the last few days that Google Calendar is not displaying certain items correctly anymore.

I have tested this in Troubleshoot mode and the issue exists there as well, so I know it isn't one of my addons causing it. I have not changed any settings recently either.

Can someone please advise me on this issue?

Asked by Daniel 6 hours ago

Last reply by Daniel 2 hours ago

Open .bib files in new tab

I very frequently open .bib files to get bibliographic information on scientific articles. The by far most convenient way to open these files, which are plain text files,… (read more)

I very frequently open .bib files to get bibliographic information on scientific articles. The by far most convenient way to open these files, which are plain text files, is to just show them as text (either in the same tab, or a new tab). For example if you search for a publication on Google scholar, and click the quotation mark and then BiBTeX, you get the bibliographical information shown as text directly in the browser (see attached screenshot).

However, many other websites and journals instead give you a link to an actual .bib file, instead of just serving up the text. But since a .bib file is just a plain text file, it should be no problem for Firefox to display this text. However, when I go under settings and try to select default actions for .bib files, my only options are to either save the file, or open it with another application (i.e., not Firefox). For other file types, for example .pdf, it works to select Open in Firefox as the default action, but not for .bib files.

Is there a way to fix this problem?

I'm using Firefox 95.0.2 on Mac OS 12.1

Thanks, Tor

Asked by tor.nordam 2 hours ago

Black back ground screen with latest update

Upon updating to your latest edition, my background on a new tab, has turned black. It used to be white. I did try to change the color back using the "settings"; "genera… (read more)

Upon updating to your latest edition, my background on a new tab, has turned black. It used to be white. I did try to change the color back using the "settings"; "general" tabs, but it didn't change the background. Can you help me with this? Thank you.

Asked by Lorie 2 hours ago

Windows 10 hiding taskbar not working when Firefox is "over" the taskbar.

Whenever Firefox is over the taskbar or maximized, with the "Automatically hide the taskbar in desktop mode" option enabled on Windows 10; the taskbar doesn't 'unhide' wh… (read more)

Whenever Firefox is over the taskbar or maximized, with the "Automatically hide the taskbar in desktop mode" option enabled on Windows 10; the taskbar doesn't 'unhide' whenever you hover over it.

This screenshot shows Firefox maximized with the 'taskbar' (the 1px high white bar): https://i.imgur.com/Ys63fGN.png This recording shows Firefox not allowing the taskbar to 'unhide' when it's over it: https://i.imgur.com/G4Vy3r5.gif

I should also add that I am using Firefox Nightly, this does not seem to be happening on the stable release of Firefox.

Asked by walter 3 hours ago

Firefox on Raspberry Pi 4 with Raspbian

Firefox crashes on my Raspberry Pi 4 while it is trying to sync my account data. How to sync and no crashes? I Have installed the latest updates and the version of firefo… (read more)

Firefox crashes on my Raspberry Pi 4 while it is trying to sync my account data. How to sync and no crashes? I Have installed the latest updates and the version of firefox is 91.5.0esr. The browser crashes nearly immediatly after the start, so I am not able to retrieve more data from the crash.

Asked by wpasman 5 hours ago

Firefox & Chrome Do Not Open Website Horizontally but Dropdown or Vertically

I have Firefox Browser 96.0.2 (64-bit) and Google Chrome Version 97.0.4692.99 (Official Build) (x86_64). installed in my MacBook Pro early 2013 macOS Catalina Version 10.… (read more)

I have Firefox Browser 96.0.2 (64-bit) and Google Chrome Version 97.0.4692.99 (Official Build) (x86_64). installed in my MacBook Pro early 2013 macOS Catalina Version 10.15.7. And I've got this error message, "Warning! Internet Explorer should not be used for proper operation of the Administrator Backend" when I opened my website, ulattime.com/ulattime/administrator," which opens vertically or downward or dropdown, instead of "horizontally" and I don't have "Internet Explorer" browser. Please see screenshot, https://imgur.com/zNMVSSf. I used FireFox and Chrome either as default and had now removed it as default as the same error message happened when I used these browsers. I went to “Network Setting” of Firefox and tried “Manual proxy configuration” and I also enabled “DNS over HTTPS” and “Use Provider” “Cloudfare”(Default) and “NextDNS” and “Custom” but nothing happened. But in Safari, my website opens "horizontally" so I am keeping Safari as my default browser for now. If Firefox or Chrome opens "horizontally," I can restore either of them as my default browser again. Thank you.

Joseph Lariosa [removed email from public]

Asked by ontherecord 2 days ago

Last reply by ontherecord 6 hours ago

Set up custom default search URL

I'd like to use the Startpage search as my default search in Firefox, instead of Google. And I mean the keyword-less search. I know what a search keyword is and I use sev… (read more)

I'd like to use the Startpage search as my default search in Firefox, instead of Google. And I mean the keyword-less search. I know what a search keyword is and I use several for special search engines (map, Wikipedia, dictionaries, parcel tracking, etc.). But the default search must work without any keywords.

And I want to use the custom settings they provide as URL parameters. I've tried with the cookie option but the cookie expires even after regular use. So the custom URL is the only working solution. Startpage support recommended me doing that.

I know that I can install the Startpage search to Firefox and it worked. But I can't combine it with the custom settings. So I uninstalled the extension, deleted the search engine and went to my custom startpage.com URL. Right-clicking the URL bar allowed me to add the search engine from there. But it also doesn't have my settings.

I couldn't find the search URL in about:config. Where is it stored? I need to change whatever Firefox thinks is Startpage's search URL to include my settings.

Changing the settings is critical because by default they open clicked results in a new tab which I cannot stand. I have enough open tabs, and there's still the back button.

Asked by ygoe 16 hours ago

Last reply by ygoe 6 hours ago

Some bookmarks cannot display icons

For example, https://whatismyipaddress.com/ https://www.quora.com/ https://mail.protonmail.com/ The site's icons display normally on chrome and edge, but not on Firefox, … (read more)

For example, https://whatismyipaddress.com/

https://www.quora.com/

https://mail.protonmail.com/

The site's icons display normally on chrome and edge, but not on Firefox, either by readding the bookmark or reloading Firefox

Version: Windows 64bit Release 96.0.2

Asked by 一眼丁真 7 hours ago

Last reply by 一眼丁真 6 hours ago

setting to warn before closing multiple tabs didn't work!

I accidentally clicked on the x in private mode. It didn't warn me before closing the many many open tabs in private mode!!! What the heck?! Firefox is updated to the lat… (read more)

I accidentally clicked on the x in private mode. It didn't warn me before closing the many many open tabs in private mode!!!

What the heck?!

Firefox is updated to the latest version that was offered.

I'm using an ancient" machine but that shouldn't matter. If the box is checked to warn me first, then it always should, regardless what operating system or mode I'm in.

Very disappointed. Please fix or advise a solution I might try to prevent something similar in the future.

But I don't know what in the world I could have possibly done differently.

One checkbox being checked that claims to be to receive a warning before closing multiple tabs at once should be enough.

Asked by God so loved 11 hours ago

Last reply by God so loved 8 hours ago

My omnibox is just permanently broken for it seems one website.

This was the original thread <https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1363425#answer-1471931> In short, to summarize the original issue, one day after clearing … (read more)

This was the original thread <https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1363425#answer-1471931>

In short, to summarize the original issue, one day after clearing my 'recent history' 100% once, gmail.com never ever became autofilled again. I can't get it to show up, no matter what.

I even refreshed firefox, still didn't help, sadly. The only thing left is to uninstall FF but that's a headache I don't want to do. and there's no guarantee that it would work.

Tried disabling all my extensions except for the most obviously fine ones like momentum. Didn't seem to help. <https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1176553> This guy had the EXACT same problem I had. So I followed through these suggestions. Didn't help.

1. Does anyone know what the right keywords for this would be if I want to google others who have similar issues? Looks like I can only just hope other people have the solution. But I've googled things like firefox not suggesting history in omnibox search. Hasn't come up with anything that worked yet.

Asked by marshall929 4 days ago

Last reply by marshall929 8 hours ago

Incorrect Timestamps in Gmail When Using Firefox

For several months I have noticed that the timestamps on my Gmail emails are 5 hours ahead of my actual time, when I use Firefox to check Gmail. These incorrect timestamp… (read more)

For several months I have noticed that the timestamps on my Gmail emails are 5 hours ahead of my actual time, when I use Firefox to check Gmail. These incorrect timestamps do not occur when checking Gmail, using Chrome and other browsers; so it appears to be something occurring only with Firefox.

I communicated with Gmail support staff; and they think it may be due to Firefox's anti-fingerprinting configuration settings that sandboxes the session to the point where the browser has no idea which timezone you are in. The timezone then gets sets to UTC time for everyone, rather than the timezone set on the individual computer.

The only option to get back the correct timestamp in Gmail, using Firefox, is to disable the the anti-fingerprinting value in about:config. However, this then disables other anti-fingerprinting privacy protections.

Is it possible for Mozilla to add an option to leave the timezone out of your anti-fingerprinting configuration settings, as that information is not really giving much privacy info away about anyone?

Please advise, and also let me know if there is a work-around to get my correct timestamp back in Gmail, without disabling anti-fingerprinting in about:config

Thank you for your attention to this matter and any assistance you can provide.

Asked by lmruffolo 22 hours ago

Last reply by lmruffolo 8 hours ago