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Firefox stops showing Gmail correctly after a few days. Fire fox cannot log-in to Outlook.live.com.

Hi. Is there anyone having experienced similar phenomena? 1) Firefox stops showing Gmail correctly after a few days. Immediately after starting Firefox, I can log-in and… (read more)

Hi. Is there anyone having experienced similar phenomena?

1) Firefox stops showing Gmail correctly after a few days. Immediately after starting Firefox, I can log-in and open Gmail.com correctly. But after a few days keeping opening Gmail on Firefox, Gmail.com shows error messages regarding Cookie (please see the attached screenshot). If I do "Try clearing the startup cache" from trouble shooting information tab, Firefox shows Gmail correctly again, but after a few days the same issue happens again.

2) Fire fox cannot log-in on Outlook.live.com. As title says, I cannot log-in outlook live. Whenever I try to log-in from Outlook log-in page, Firefox shows log-in page again. This issue isn't resolved by inactivating "Enhanced tracking protection".

Both of them started to happen since the update around the end of 2023, I think. (On the other hand, Chrome works on both websites correctly)

If you have some information, it might help me. Thanks in advance.

Asked by ghc03361 3 days ago

Last reply by hmza21257 6 hours ago

ensure that each new window work separately and doesn't store cache

I am having some issues and hope to get help from the community when I open a new window and log in to www.somesite.com. and then I open another window[private] and log … (read more)

I am having some issues and hope to get help from the community when I open a new window and log in to www.somesite.com. and then I open another window[private] and log in to www.somesite.com i would prefer that it doesn't get me the login from the first window.

tried changing numerous settings but still i keep getting the same login from the first window.

I've attached a screenshot of how it should look like

Asked by johny dep1 3 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 3 months ago

Saved logins does not work on youtube

I switched from chrome to firefox like 2 days ago. Everything went good, but every time i go to youtube it does not remember my login. I have to click the login button an… (read more)

I switched from chrome to firefox like 2 days ago. Everything went good, but every time i go to youtube it does not remember my login. I have to click the login button and use my phone to confirm the login. Afterwards i get send to an error page only saying "something went wrong". If i click the login button again it suddenly works and i can use my youtube like i used to on Chrome. I use my google account for youtube. Every other login works just fine Reddit, Disney+, Twitch, Prime. I Cleared all my cookies and history and even reinstalled Firefox. only youtube still has this problem. I even added the youtube and google login page to the saved logins. Does someone can offer any help ?

Asked by daniel 4 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 4 months ago

Cookies being written and automatically deleted

Hello, I work for Microsoft, and one of our sites offers users a way to opt out of personalized advertising on some Microsoft domains by setting a cookie. The site: http… (read more)

Hello,

I work for Microsoft, and one of our sites offers users a way to opt out of personalized advertising on some Microsoft domains by setting a cookie. The site: https://account.microsoft.com/privacy/ad-settings/signedout

When the user clicks the toggle to Off, we cycle through four domains via an iframe and write a TOptOut cookie on each one. If everything is working properly, the user should then be able to go to www.bing.com and see a TOptOut cookie on Bing that will prevent personalized advertising on that domain.

The problem is, this stopped working in Firefox. We have verified that it still works* in 115.7.0, but in 122.0.1 and 123.0, the cookie is written and then deleted on refresh. If the user doesn't already have Bing open in another tab, they'll never see the cookie at all. I have verified this behavior in Bing several times, on my work machine (Firefox 122.0.1 on Windows 10) and my personal machine (Firefox 122.0 snap on Xubuntu 23.10).

  • It still works on our corporate VPN in 115.7.0, but not on my coworker's non-VPN machine. Same version. I'm really not sure what's up with that one.

This is a large concern for us. Because the cookies can still be written, it doesn't trip our test for third-party cookies being disabled. Because the cookie for microsoft.com is written, the toggle will show up as Off even after a refresh. This is misleading to our users.

I have gone over the Firefox docs on Enhanced Tracking Protection and Total Cookie Protection, but neither seem to handle this case. Firefox does not block any trackers on account.microsoft.com or on www.bing.com. It's fine if the cookies are in separate jars, we just want them to be written to the proper domains and not deleted. Can anyone tell me what changed in Firefox recently? Is this expected behavior, or a bug? If it's expected behavior, what can we do to allow users to opt out of personalized advertising?

Asked by amleek 3 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 day ago

YouTube third-party cookies (Bug report)

This issue seems to only occur when I try add videos to a playlist via the following. Login>studio.youtube.com>content>playlists>selectlist>EDIT in YOUTU… (read more)

This issue seems to only occur when I try add videos to a playlist via the following.

Login>studio.youtube.com>content>playlists>selectlist>EDIT in YOUTUBE> 3 dots>add videos - issue emerges Work-around in Chrome.

Can add to playlist from the video if option (3 dots>save) is there.

Asked by EdE Edwards 5 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 5 months ago

Clear cookies at shutdown but keep forum login data

Hello Is it possible to get Firefox to clear cookies at the close of Firefox but still keep forum login details and not delete forum login data. Help appreciated Thanks … (read more)

Hello Is it possible to get Firefox to clear cookies at the close of Firefox but still keep forum login details and not delete forum login data. Help appreciated Thanks

Asked by george28.james 1 week ago

Last reply by zeroknight 1 week ago

I keep getting signed out of Google

I keep getting signed out of my Google account whenever I close Firefox. I switched the Enhanced Tracking Protection to Standard, and I do not delete my cookies when I cl… (read more)

I keep getting signed out of my Google account whenever I close Firefox. I switched the Enhanced Tracking Protection to Standard, and I do not delete my cookies when I close Firefox. I even tried to disable the Purge Trackers option but this didn't help either. I have some dev-tools extensions installed + Adblock and Decentraleyes. It does not solve my problem if a disable them too. Would really appreciate anyone's insight.

Asked by gajidix793 4 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 months ago

History/cookies keep getting randomly deleted

The past few days when i've tried searching for certain pages i go to all the time they won't show up under "firefox suggest" then when i check my history for them the pa… (read more)

The past few days when i've tried searching for certain pages i go to all the time they won't show up under "firefox suggest" then when i check my history for them the pages are just completely gone, today i checked my history for yesterday and even though i started browsing at 8:00 the history only went back to around 13:00 with all the pages before that completely gone, this also causes me to lose all the cookies as well.

Asked by marcusroxburgh5 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 weeks ago

Special saving question

I have a number of Firefox windows opened with numerous bookmarks opened on each of them. Can I save them in such a way that, when I have to restart my computer, they wil… (read more)

I have a number of Firefox windows opened with numerous bookmarks opened on each of them. Can I save them in such a way that, when I have to restart my computer, they will automatically re load?

Jim Birke

Asked by jimbir 4 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 months ago

Cookie blocking

Since last upgrade Firefox seems unable to access any wordpress sites. Always says to enable cookies. I've done that but still not possible access. Is Firefox now beco… (read more)

Since last upgrade Firefox seems unable to access any wordpress sites.

Always says to enable cookies. I've done that but still not possible access.

Is Firefox now becoming so "secure" it is useless?

There are more and more web sites where Firefox just is no longer a viable browser.

There is no clear "ENABLE" cookies option to resolve this just pages on explanations about safety yada yada yada.

I just want a button that says ENABLE COOKIES so I don't have to constantly seek answers to use this browser on a particular web site.

As much as I hate Chrome I am finding it more useful now than FireFox

Asked by pck24 5 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 2 days ago

Cookies on allowed websites

Hi there, I have configured Firefox to remove cookies after closing it. At the same time, I have added some webs that I usually use as exceptions, allowing to remember co… (read more)

Hi there, I have configured Firefox to remove cookies after closing it. At the same time, I have added some webs that I usually use as exceptions, allowing to remember cookies in those. However, I have the following question: if I reject all cookies except for the mandatories ones in a website that I added to my "remember list", does that mean that future entrances in that web will be with only essential cookies?

As an example, if I mark https://www.bbc.com/ as cookies, and the first time I enter I reject all non-essential cookies, next times I enter in the bbc will I be navigating with only the cookies I accepted on this first entrance? Or allowing a site automatically accepts all cookies?

Thank you very much on advanced.

Asked by rdemedrano 3 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 3 months ago

authentication cookie missing for <1% of firefox users

On our online application we are facing with some strange behavior for a small percentage of our firefox users (<1%). When doing oauth2 authorization, after generatio… (read more)

On our online application we are facing with some strange behavior for a small percentage of our firefox users (<1%).

When doing oauth2 authorization, after generation of the authentication token we redirect to another platform but we are detecting that for a small percentage of Firefox the cookie (my_auth_cookie) with the auth token is not present.



GET: https://www.mywebsite.com/application/login Response:

new location https://www.mywebsite.com/otherapplication/redirect


set-cookie: my_auth_cookie expires=Mon, 04 Dec 2023 13:49:15 GMT; domain=.mywebsite.com; path=/; secure; samesite=lax; httponly


      2. GET https://www.mywebsite.com/otherapplication/redirect
          Set-cookie: mycookie: value
          Host: www.mywebsite.com


In cookie tab I see my_auth_cookie (value: xxxx, domain: .mywebsite.com, expires: Mon, 04 Dec 2023 13:49:15 GMT, httponly: checked, secure: checked,SameSite: Lax, partitionkey: empty, Priority: medium



I’ve tried to replicate but without success (with multiple extensions, including multi-account containers), with multiple configurations of Total Cookie Protection.

Again, this only seems to be happening to a very limited number of firefox users but for these, it happens 100% of the time. We see it occurring for versions 119 and 120 but now and then for older versions.

Feedback reports no extensions&addons.


Any ideas on what we could be dealing with? Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Asked by Wilga Cha 2 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 2 months ago

I need help getting my facebook account back on firefox. I deleted my cookies and now my account is gone

bold textMy issue is in Firefox I have 2 facebook account my personal one Cindy Betz Kuehl and my game account Cindy Kuehl Duc.  I deleted my cookies on Cindy Kuehl DUC a… (read more)

bold textMy issue is in Firefox I have 2 facebook account my personal one Cindy Betz Kuehl and my game account Cindy Kuehl Duc.  I deleted my cookies on Cindy Kuehl DUC and it deleted my facebook account for Cindy Kuehl  DUC.  I play games on this account and can't figure out how to get this account back.  I need your help please.

Asked by cindykuehl62 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 23 hours ago

nsandi.com asks for cookie permissions on every page despite accepting cookies on previous pages.

nsandi.com asks for cookie permissions on every page despite accepting cookies on previous pages. I raised this with them and they said it was because I am using an unsu… (read more)

nsandi.com asks for cookie permissions on every page despite accepting cookies on previous pages.

I raised this with them and they said it was because I am using an unsupported OS, I am using Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS and FF 117.0 (64-bit) - which they do support.

If I use a different browser, Opera One(version: 102.0.4880.40) on the same machine it is not a problem.

Is there anyway I can make this work correctly using FF?

Asked by 4chrisamitchell 5 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 5 months ago

Slow loading time

Hi, My website page takes around 5-6 seconds to load. Is it because of retrieving data at the backend of is there any other reason like plugins? I tried in incognito mod… (read more)

Hi,

My website page takes around 5-6 seconds to load. Is it because of retrieving data at the backend of is there any other reason like plugins? I tried in incognito mode as well. Its speed is good in other explorers.

Please guide.

Kr. Malik

Asked by Malik Ahmad Ali 5 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 5 months ago

Clearing cookies/cache data continuously for one domain/website

How to continuously reset history cookies/cache for one website. Is there a way to continuously clear cookies and cache data for one domain or website? Or reworded, a w… (read more)

How to continuously reset history cookies/cache for one website.

Is there a way to continuously clear cookies and cache data for one domain or website? Or reworded, a way to not record cookies or cache data for one domain or website?

I have managed to find the article to clear cookies and cache data for the domain but have not been able to find out how to do this continuously without having to go into the settings each time to clear this history.

Kind regards

Asked by alexandrajspence 5 months ago

Last reply by Terry 5 months ago

why is Firefox deleting my cookies every few days?

My cookies are being deleted very regularly perhaps two times per week and very often it seems to occur after one the the very frequent updates are installed. I have test… (read more)

My cookies are being deleted very regularly perhaps two times per week and very often it seems to occur after one the the very frequent updates are installed. I have tested this by refusing an update for several days and the cookies remain, but after i accept, often, they are deleted. I have not changed any settings related to cookies at any time and so it does appear that the updates are the couse. there cookies are very useful and include preferences for websites and identification details and it's incrediibly frustrating to have them erased though no fault of mine

Asked by neilankers 2 months ago

Last reply by Terry 2 months ago

iCloud.com keeps asking for authentication..."Trust Browser" doesn't seem to work

I see a similar question on the forums from March 2021, but I'm having this problem now: when I go into icloud.com, it keeps asking for authentication - i.e. it presents … (read more)

I see a similar question on the forums from March 2021, but I'm having this problem now: when I go into icloud.com, it keeps asking for authentication - i.e. it presents a 6-digit code which goes to my phone/ipad, and I have to put it into the browser. After that, I'm prompted "Do you want to Trust this browser" to which I ALWAYS say "Yes", but it doesn't seem to work; the next day, if I try icloud again, it does it all over, like the "Trust" option is ignored. In settings, "Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed" is unchecked, Clicking "Manage Data" shows that cookies for icloud.com are saved. I've just added icloud.com into Exceptions to Allow to use cookies/site data, though I wouldn't think I'd NEED that if I'm never deleting them. I tried this with Chrome, and the Trust DID work; I can sign in with that browser and not have to put in the code.

What's up with that?

Asked by Nathan Elke 2 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 2 months ago

automatic login

With my previous browsers--such as Chrome and Brave--I could automatically get into key sites without signing in every time. I thought this was due to cookies that my log… (read more)

With my previous browsers--such as Chrome and Brave--I could automatically get into key sites without signing in every time. I thought this was due to cookies that my login passcodes. In the case of Google, it is by far the most challenging. Despite having a gmail account since early 2003, and using Google regularly since the '90s, it persists in asking me lots of questions and texting codes, etc.

My situation with Firefox is not working smoothly as it was when I used it for many years about a decade ago. I've already imported such browser data from these sites.

Can you help? Otherwise, I'll move on to Safari again.

Thanks,

Eckhart

Asked by ECKHART C. BEATTY 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago