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Auto login booby trap.

I am in the process of moving all of our passwords into 1Password. However, I discovered that my wife has her Firefox set to auto login, but can't remember her user name… (read more)

I am in the process of moving all of our passwords into 1Password. However, I discovered that my wife has her Firefox set to auto login, but can't remember her user name and password. So, although she can use it, she can't change update the password. The fact that on setup, auto login is the default makes this doubly frustrating. So, is there any way to get to the password?

Asked by tmpc 1 year ago

Answered by Chris Ilias 1 year ago

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Gmail Accounts Not Working

Starting up my Mac up on March 10, a notification from Firefox was on the screen thanking me for using the browser and notifying me my Firefox is up-date. From that poin… (read more)

Starting up my Mac up on March 10, a notification from Firefox was on the screen thanking me for using the browser and notifying me my Firefox is up-date. From that point and continuing, none of my Gmail accounts are receiving emails. The last dated email all show on March 10th was receipt of a last email for several accounts. What gives and what do I need to do in order to correct my Gmail account email problem(s)? I'm a dedicated Firefox browser user and have been for many years without experiencing a single problem with it up until this. I love Firefox and very comfortable using it but I also need my emails and also questioning where the emails sent and not received went to and how to retrieve them, if at all? Any solutions to my situation?

Asked by William 1 year ago

Answered by Chris Ilias 1 year ago

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mac keyboard replacements blocked in firefox

Firefox blocks Mac keyboard text replacements. Textfast worked til a week ago, but now it does not. I type "qq1" into a document on the mac, hit enter, then a phrase is … (read more)

Firefox blocks Mac keyboard text replacements. Textfast worked til a week ago, but now it does not. I type "qq1" into a document on the mac, hit enter, then a phrase is automatically typed or inserted. I type "qq3" another phrase is inserted. I have about 12 keyboard replacements. Be nice if Firefox would support this?

Asked by Lost Explorer 1 year ago

Answered by Lost Explorer 1 year ago

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cache size error

Hi there, I cleared my cache after it told me it had stored a gazillion GB in data - but the big number was still there after clearing the cache. Needless to say my hard… (read more)

Hi there,

I cleared my cache after it told me it had stored a gazillion GB in data - but the big number was still there after clearing the cache. Needless to say my harddrive isn't even as big as the GB number shown, so there must be a gremlin in there somewhere? Thought you'd want to know. I'm using the latest Firefox on Mac OS 10.15.7

Asked by claudia25 2 years ago

Answered by claudia25 2 years ago

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Why do tabs/windows refuse to open?

Lately, far too many websites I try to open, simply won't! Sometimes it's via links from my home page, sometimes it's links within various websites, like a newspaper, or… (read more)

Lately, far too many websites I try to open, simply won't! Sometimes it's via links from my home page, sometimes it's links within various websites, like a newspaper, or social media, just whatever, no rhyme nor reason, nor consistency. Even when I manually input the url, nothing happens, the browser just sits there, nothing happens. I've restarted, I've refreshed websites, clicked on "open in new tab/window", nothing gets it to work.

Asked by StevenCee 3 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 2 months ago

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When I right-click on bookmarks INSIDE A FOLDER on the toolbar menu, the context menu disappears too fast

Version 97.0 When I right-click on bookmarks INSIDE A FOLDER on the toolbar menu, the context menu disappears too fast. Bookmarks not in folders, do not have this problem… (read more)

Version 97.0 When I right-click on bookmarks INSIDE A FOLDER on the toolbar menu, the context menu disappears too fast. Bookmarks not in folders, do not have this problem.

Asked by M 2 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 years ago

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transfering bookmarks from one computer to another

I have two Macs with Firefox, A and B. I don't understand the sync. I have different bookmarks on firefox in computer A and computer B. I want to transfer the bookmarks f… (read more)

I have two Macs with Firefox, A and B. I don't understand the sync. I have different bookmarks on firefox in computer A and computer B. I want to transfer the bookmarks from A to B, not vice versa. What is the process and sequence of signing in/syncing so that the bookmarks go from A to B and not from B to A? Thank you for your help.

Asked by jorge46 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Mac Bookmark dialogue box issue

When I select "Add Bookmark" from the Bookmark dropdown menu on the menu bar, the popup menu to select the location (folder) to place the bookmark quickly flashes open an… (read more)

When I select "Add Bookmark" from the Bookmark dropdown menu on the menu bar, the popup menu to select the location (folder) to place the bookmark quickly flashes open and closed. The bookmark is created, but it is created in the last place that a bookmark was added. If I am still on that tab and I try to use "Edit Bookmark" from the menu bar to open the pop up it also just flashes up and closes.

If I move away from that tab to another one, and then come back to it, the "Edit Bookmark is not even listed as an option."

Can you please assist.



/edit: moved thread from Firefox for iOS (for iPhone/iPad) to Firefox section as you have macOS<b/b>.

Asked by ric9 1 year ago

Answered by ric9 1 year ago

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BOOKMARKS: LOCATING SUB-FOLDER

QUESTION POSTED NOV 2020 by: BevHoward NEVER ANSWERED - PLEASE ADVISE - NEED ANSWER "I have hundreds of FireFox bookmarks organized in bookmarks folders and subfolde… (read more)

QUESTION POSTED NOV 2020 by: BevHoward NEVER ANSWERED - PLEASE ADVISE - NEED ANSWER

"I have hundreds of FireFox bookmarks organized in bookmarks folders and subfolders which makes sense most of the time.

However, with seldom used bookmarks, often I cannot remember where the bookmark itself is located, and, I need like to find the bookmark and note the folder where it resides then perhaps move the bookmark to a folder that makes more sense the next time it's needed.

While I can "search" bookmarks and use the bookmark, there is no apparent way to determine where the bookmark itself is located, so, I am forced to use "search" every time I need to use it. "Abandoning" a lost bookmark location and creating a duplicate does not seem right.

There MUST be a way to find where a bookmark is located. What am I missing?"

Asked by Jemmma 1 year ago

Answered by Jemmma 1 year ago

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Images/ columns sometimes don't show up in firefox, then they do after refreshing. or the opposite and they disappear after refreshing

Hello, i have build a wordpress blog. it shows up without any issues in other browsers but in firefox the gallery in this page https://www.madamenoumb.fr/coiffures/ doesn… (read more)

Hello, i have build a wordpress blog. it shows up without any issues in other browsers but in firefox the gallery in this page https://www.madamenoumb.fr/coiffures/ doesn't show. after refreshing several times it works. same thing for the home page. i am at a loss at what the problem is since it might work one time and not after refreshing. Could you please tell me how to fix this ? any help would be highly appreciated. Thank you, Najlaa

Asked by f.najlaa 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Stored Cookies

I have a persistent cookies 'Invisiblehand.com' that I can not get rid of. I am using an Imac running Monterey 12.2.1 I am running Firefox 98.0 In Enhanced Tracking Pr… (read more)

I have a persistent cookies 'Invisiblehand.com' that I can not get rid of. I am using an Imac running Monterey 12.2.1 I am running Firefox 98.0

In Enhanced Tracking Protection I have 'Strict' in use. In Cookies and Site Data I have 'Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed' There are no sites listed in 'Exceptions'. In 'History' I have 'Clear history when Firefox closes'

But the above site is always listed once I open up Firefox after closing it.

How do I get rid of this? This is a new problem.

Thank you for your time and effort.

Asked by stew04 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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installed the wrong update

i accidentally installed the latest update not realizing it will not be compatible with my iOS 10.11.6 operating software. Can I reverse this and go bak to using the bro… (read more)

i accidentally installed the latest update not realizing it will not be compatible with my iOS 10.11.6 operating software. Can I reverse this and go bak to using the browser version I was using prior to this update?

Asked by cagroup 1 year ago

Answered by James 1 year ago

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Browser does not work. At all.

Previously to a mac OS upgrade to 11.6.1, the browser worked fine. Now, nothing loads even though all the other browsers work fine. Pages just display "Secure Connection … (read more)

Previously to a mac OS upgrade to 11.6.1, the browser worked fine. Now, nothing loads even though all the other browsers work fine. Pages just display "Secure Connection Failed." I have gone through and executed the adjustments on the "Websites don't load - troubleshoot and fix error messages" page but it still does not work.

Asked by santucci.chris 1 year ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 year ago

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Netflix overheating Firefox

Hi. I've noticed in the last few months that my Mac Book Air overheats badly after just 20 mins watching Netflix. I've had it checked and the insides are clean and the fa… (read more)

Hi. I've noticed in the last few months that my Mac Book Air overheats badly after just 20 mins watching Netflix. I've had it checked and the insides are clean and the fan is fine. Thanks.

Asked by Seb 2 years ago

Answered by Seb 2 years ago

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Error in 98.0.1! When I click on web link in email, does not open new tab, but goes to last used tab - wrong!

Fix this bug ASAP - I can't get to any new sites on FF 98.0.1 since it updated yesterday! Need to go to the link I clicked in an email in a new tab. URGENT! On a MacBoo… (read more)

Fix this bug ASAP - I can't get to any new sites on FF 98.0.1 since it updated yesterday! Need to go to the link I clicked in an email in a new tab. URGENT! On a MacBook Pro. Has worked fine for years, til this update yesterday.

    • Please reply to [email removed from public] The email I had to log in under no longer exists! Help! **


/edit: moved thread from Firefox for iOS (iPhone/iPad) to (desktop) Firefox section as you have macOS.

Asked by dianerjones 1 year ago

Answered by dianerjones 1 year ago