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Firefox keeps signing me out when restarting computer

Every time I restart my computer I get logged out of my Firefox account. This does not happen when I close the browser only when I shutdown or restart my computer. I have… (read more)

Every time I restart my computer I get logged out of my Firefox account. This does not happen when I close the browser only when I shutdown or restart my computer. I have tried removing add-ons and also making sure the browser remembers cookies when it closes. Is there a way so Firefox won't log me out and have to sign into sync after a computer restart?

Asked by Jacob 5 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 months ago

email

Every time someone asks me for an email response and sends me an email it appears in 'Edge' or some MS program. I want to receive and post emails by 'firefox' only. … (read more)

Every time someone asks me for an email response and sends me an email it appears in 'Edge' or some MS program. I want to receive and post emails by 'firefox' only.

Asked by Kenneth Ebanks 5 months ago

Last reply by Kenneth Ebanks 5 months ago

ALL my Firefox synced data is lost

I am IT techie, and I need FF help on this. I searched the entire sync issue forum, but of no avail. I had a Windows 10 update issue so I decided to format my PC. My sync… (read more)

I am IT techie, and I need FF help on this. I searched the entire sync issue forum, but of no avail.

I had a Windows 10 update issue so I decided to format my PC. My sync was enabled and all data was synced normally. I went ahead and formatted it, and installed a new copy of Win 10, and all softwares, including FF. Now after syncing for over an hour, I cannot find anything. No history, no bookmarks, no logins, nothing.

This is definitely something to do with your update. I cannot figure anything else out. How can I get my old data back? This is absolutely ridiculous and frustrating.

I have 2 other laptops with FF synced, but they aren't booting up either because of hardware failures. I cannot risk turning them back on, and loosing my FF data from those laptops.

Please advise, how to access my cloud data on FF, or should I switch over to Google chrome because of your incompetency?

Asked by mal1k 5 months ago

Last reply by Wesley Branton 2 hours ago

Firefox Sync Account disabled

Hello World!!! Today i just restored my computer and my FF sync account got blocked at the login because (many tries) For the login i use my corporative email, to my bad… (read more)

Hello World!!!

Today i just restored my computer and my FF sync account got blocked at the login because (many tries) For the login i use my corporative email, to my bad luck just in time our net admin at my work was running a maintaince and the Firefox sync sent me (to my email for confirm it was me trying to login) never got delivered and lost.

I know all my account data (email and Password to login in FirefoxSync.)

What i can do to unlock it? i don't want start a new account, there's a lot of bookmarks and logins in my account.

Hope someone here can helpme. TY!

Asked by jpasten 4 months ago

Last reply by Wesley Branton 4 months ago

Issue Synching Mozilla Firefox Web Browser on New Computer

How do I resolve this issue? -I try to log-in to Synchc using e-mail and password. -I am taken to e-mail verification step. -I enter passcode I receive, then it refresh… (read more)

How do I resolve this issue? -I try to log-in to Synchc using e-mail and password. -I am taken to e-mail verification step. -I enter passcode I receive, then it refreshing to portal, showing older e-mail account and the message "incorrect password". -Repeating several times leads my account to freeze and the requirement to wait 15 minutes.

I am switching to a new work station, so this is a pretty big inconvenience :/

Asked by jthoma84 1 week ago

recovering profile settings after a fresh install

hi folks, Is it possible to restore a firefox profile to a new install from previously synced profiles ? I have several different profiles of firefox running on a few ma… (read more)

hi folks,

Is it possible to restore a firefox profile to a new install from previously synced profiles ? I have several different profiles of firefox running on a few machines. On one of them I had to format the SSD but forgot to save to settings. When logging into the firefox account I see a list of all my machines but I don't see an option to recover settings from any of them

I would be eternally grateful for any help.

Thank you !

Gadi

Asked by gadiran 6 days ago

Last reply by gadiran 4 days ago

How do I authenticate my Firefox Account?

Question in title. I cannot figure out which app I need to use, as when I use Google Authenticate it would either like a QR Code or a setup key, but I have neither. … (read more)

Question in title. I cannot figure out which app I need to use, as when I use Google Authenticate it would either like a QR Code or a setup key, but I have neither.

Asked by Neil 6 days ago

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Saved password cleared after reset account password

Hi, my latop was stolen and today I start configuring a new one. After install Firefox on Lubuntu Linux , I performed the flow to reset password , I got the mail, I chose… (read more)

Hi, my latop was stolen and today I start configuring a new one. After install Firefox on Lubuntu Linux , I performed the flow to reset password , I got the mail, I chosen a new password, however the saved password section are empty .. I think I had thousands, I waited some minutes , also clicked several times on button "Sync Now" with no success . Is there a way to recover them? Any help will be useful , thanks

- Walter

Asked by wnasich 6 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 6 days ago

Newest version of Firefox

I just downloaded the latest version of Firefox. So all my bookmarks, etc. are gone. I tried to log in and use Firefox Sync to get all my old stuff back, but after i logg… (read more)

I just downloaded the latest version of Firefox. So all my bookmarks, etc. are gone. I tried to log in and use Firefox Sync to get all my old stuff back, but after i logged in, it said i had to sync my laptop to another device for this to work. I don't have another device - no tablet, no smart phone, no other computer. How do i get all my old stuff back on this version of Firefox?

Asked by marymcmoo 5 days ago

Last reply by Seburo 5 days ago

Sync Not Working

This morning my Sony laptop crashed. Fortunately, I have an HP that has not long been repaired under guarantee. All I have done up to today is make sure it works OK and a… (read more)

This morning my Sony laptop crashed. Fortunately, I have an HP that has not long been repaired under guarantee. All I have done up to today is make sure it works OK and add Mcafee security.

I am now using this and have succesfully installed several programmes including Firefox.

I have been through this process many times, having bought my first laptop in 1991. for virtually all that time I have used Firefox and always synced successfully on many occassions.

So I never thought I would have a problem today but, no matter what I have tried. I have had no success.

Asked by gsehorton 4 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 days ago

Sync problem

For the first time sync doesnt work for me. I reinstalled windows 10 today and install firefox but after i logged in my account firefox did not sync any of my bookmarks o… (read more)

For the first time sync doesnt work for me. I reinstalled windows 10 today and install firefox but after i logged in my account firefox did not sync any of my bookmarks or anything. Also i can't see any of my accounts in lockwise. I have app in my phone i can see them in there but it wont sync...

Asked by Hüseyin 3 days ago

Please help! I lost all my Sync Data/Settings

Firefox refused my written password and I needed to reset it. Now I have no bookmarks, add-ons, logins, etc. I'm very disappointed it would do this. I've donated to the F… (read more)

Firefox refused my written password and I needed to reset it. Now I have no bookmarks, add-ons, logins, etc.

I'm very disappointed it would do this. I've donated to the Firefox project in the past.

Any help would be greatly appreciated!

Asked by Mitchell X. 3 days ago

Firefox does not sync all settings

It seems that Firefox does not sync all settings the way for example Chrome does. In Google chrome one can expect absolutely all settings to sync across browser instances… (read more)

It seems that Firefox does not sync all settings the way for example Chrome does. In Google chrome one can expect absolutely all settings to sync across browser instances instantly. In Firefox only parts of the settings are synced. This makes Firefox unreliable and inconvenient because it is not apparent to the user which settings are synced and which are not.

Here is my experience:

- I made a new Firefox account - Signed in - Made sure syncing is on for:

  • Bookmarks
  • Credit cards
  • History
  • Add-ons
  • Logins and password
  • Options

- Added some add-ons, added some bookmarks - Customized the interface - Changed some Settings - Opened a Windows 10 VM - Installed Firefox 83 (so both computers have the same version) - Logged in with my Firefox account - Waited for the sync

So far I can see that my extensions are synced and my bookmarks. However there are some things that don't sync:

- Customization for controls, buttons and toolbars - Default search engine - Alternative search engines - Settings for "Firefox Data Collection and Use"

There might be more settings that don't sync, which I have not tested. Is this behavior expected? If so I might switch back to Chrome. Syncing only certain settings defeats the purpose of syncing, at least for me.

Also is there any list or information about which settings are syncing and which are not?

Asked by 32411844 2 days ago

Firefox Locked Account - Email was Returned

I am unable to sync into my firefox account. It says, "The confirmation email we sent to *email address* was returned and we’ve locked your account to protect your Firefo… (read more)

I am unable to sync into my firefox account. It says, "The confirmation email we sent to *email address* was returned and we’ve locked your account to protect your Firefox data." According to other threads, one is to wait 24 hours before trying to log in again. It has been more than 24 hours, and I am still unable to access my account.

Any assistance would be appreciated.

Asked by Akarai Ulfren 22 hours ago