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Previous session did not restore after Big Sur update (and other issues)

Firefox is behaving strangely after updating to Big Sur. At first, the program would open but would not display an open window. I was able to open a new window from the F… (read more)

Firefox is behaving strangely after updating to Big Sur. At first, the program would open but would not display an open window. I was able to open a new window from the Firefox menu, and now a window opens automatically upon starting Firefox again (although it actually flickers 1 time upon opening.) But this issue seems to be solved.

More importantly, my previous session did not restore after the update. And the tabs that I had open are not the ones that show under "recently closed tabs." Can anyone help me find these? (I do have this option selected in my preferences.) I believe that they are in my history, somewhere but that would be like looking for a needle in a haystack. Please help! Thank you.

Asked by YaYaTurre 2 weeks ago

Answered by YaYaTurre 2 weeks ago

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this board: Can I not change my email address?

JesusHChrist, the rocket science spam detection on this board seems to be blocking my posts that contain a firefox and mozilla link. That's right, firefox and mozilla. So… (read more)

JesusHChrist, the rocket science spam detection on this board seems to be blocking my posts that contain a firefox and mozilla link. That's right, firefox and mozilla. So I don't know what to do about that except the stupid URL deformation below. So let me try to post again. At h t t p s : / / s u p p o r t . m o z i l l a . o r g / e n - U S / u s e r s / e d i t or h t t p s : / / a c c o u n t s . f i r e f o x . c o m / s e t t i n g s I see no way to change my email address. It appears that the only choice is to add a new account, and optionally delete the old one. I do not want that. I want to change the email address, and still see my old posts after logging in with the new one. Is that not permitted? The only setting I see is Secondary email address. I want to change the primary. Thank you kind helpers.

Asked by GatesIsAntiChrist 2 weeks ago

Last reply by Kiki 2 weeks ago

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Account hacked. Bookmarks gone. Disaster.

My bookmarks have been lost. I think they're gone forever. I really needed them for work. A certain person hacked into my 1password account. I know it's "impossible" but … (read more)

My bookmarks have been lost. I think they're gone forever. I really needed them for work. A certain person hacked into my 1password account. I know it's "impossible" but not if someone knows you and is determined and smart. Anyway, he changed the email associated with my account, but not the password. I was logging in, and was prompted to enter the "original" email. Huh? I tried various ways to access my account to no avail. I had a recovery key, but no place to enter it. A different email worked. But my bookmarks are gone. Any ideas on how i can recover them?

Asked by stonyrun4e 2 weeks ago

Last reply by Seburo 2 weeks ago

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New York Times

Locking this thread.Please continue here: [/questions/1312295] After successfully logging into NY Times, it asks me to log in again. NY Times advised be to use Chrome, sa… (read more)

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After successfully logging into NY Times, it asks me to log in again. NY Times advised be to use Chrome, said Firefox does not support their website as well as Chrome. Any way to overcome problem on Firefox?

Asked by htberg 3 weeks ago

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Cannot retain Home page log in, have to log in every time Firefox reinitialized

Only for Weight Watchers page, which is my home page: Every time Firefox is reinitialized, I have to log in anew. Firefox does not retain my log in, name. Cleared cache… (read more)

Only for Weight Watchers page, which is my home page: Every time Firefox is reinitialized, I have to log in anew. Firefox does not retain my log in, name. Cleared cache to no avail. Uninstalled, then reinstalled Firefox, to no avail.

Asked by Ted 4 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 weeks ago

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I am setting colors as you prescribe but ugly bluish color steel show up.Please help.vitren@telus.net

Set up colors. How to save my selection? I do not understand p6 Close the about:preferences page. Any changes you've made will automatically be saved. I cannot save my se… (read more)

Set up colors. How to save my selection? I do not understand p6 Close the about:preferences page. Any changes you've made will automatically be saved. I cannot save my selection. xxxxxx @xxxxx.xxx. Thank you for help.

Asked by vitren 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago

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I have POPUPS BLOCKED in Firefox "options" but it is allowing some to "popup"

I still get some POPUPS. I have option "BLOCK POPUPS..." in Firefox checked. On one adult website, using Firefox, it displays a "popup" and when you respond to either qu… (read more)

I still get some POPUPS. I have option "BLOCK POPUPS..." in Firefox checked. On one adult website, using Firefox, it displays a "popup" and when you respond to either question, is open another adult website in a new tab. I tried the website on MS EDGE and it popups up but functions properly and by answering, it disappears. I tried GOOGLE CHROME and it responds the same as MS EDGE. So the problem must be with FIREFOX. Anyone?

Asked by jagman55 1 month ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 month ago

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Restore previous session

Locking this thread.Please continue here: [/questions/1310140] I closed 5 windows when I updated firefox. When it restored the session only 2 reopened. What can I do to g… (read more)

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I closed 5 windows when I updated firefox. When it restored the session only 2 reopened. What can I do to get the missing windows back?

Asked by pursig39 1 month ago

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How to turn on Media playback control with keyboard

Locking this thread.Please continue here: [/questions/1310034] The "Help Articles" don't tell how to turn on the media playback control feature. They contain no informat… (read more)

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The "Help Articles" don't tell how to turn on the media playback control feature. They contain no information on how to do it.

Asked by John 1 month ago