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Someone else's name is showing up as a saved login user name on Twitter.com - Firefox only

I use Firefox (94.0.2) on a Macbook Pro (using MacOS 11.6.1) and went to log in to Twitter this evening and had a strange result. I only occasionally view Twitter using m… (read more)

I use Firefox (94.0.2) on a Macbook Pro (using MacOS 11.6.1) and went to log in to Twitter this evening and had a strange result. I only occasionally view Twitter using my laptop and I use my email address and a password to log in. When I clicked in the field that reads "Phone, user name or email" I expected to see the Firefox autofill to show my email address, but instead it shows the name "Farha Hussain" (see screenshot image).

I checked my Firefox preferences for Saved Logins and I have my email address and password for Twitter saved there, but no mention of Farha Hussain (my name is Keith). I tried other websites to see if I could recreate the issue and couldn't. I visited the Twitter login form using Chrome and Safari and neither suggested Farha Hussain as a user name, so I think that this is something specific to Firefox on the Twitter website.

To make this an even more unusual situation, the only "Farha Hussain" that I know is a doctor in my city who I have been meaning to contact to see if she is accepting patients, but haven't yet done so. Her name is in my Mac Calendar and that's the only place I can think of on my computer (not in contacts or anywhere else). How this would be connected to a Twitter login is beyond my understanding.

Let me know if you would like additional information or screenshots.

Asked by keith83 1 week ago

Answered by keith83 9 hours ago

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Importing Saved Passwords in Mozilla v94

Hi, I have a fresh installation of my Macbook OS, and a fresh Mozilla Firefox installation. I would like to re-import my old passwords and log ins, but it seems that the … (read more)

Hi,

I have a fresh installation of my Macbook OS, and a fresh Mozilla Firefox installation. I would like to re-import my old passwords and log ins, but it seems that the new version of the browser doesn't have that option unfortunately. I can see only Import from Other Platforms options, but not import from file or similar.

I have .csv file, but no option of how to import in into my browser.

I would appreciate help on this one. Thank you in advance.

Sasha

Asked by lesa797 6 days ago

Answered by cor-el 4 days ago

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Left Swipe/Previous Page - Can I disable?

I find when I am browsing on Firefox and swipe down on my Macbook trackpad, the browser often interprets even a slightly leftward slant as a command to go back a page. I… (read more)

I find when I am browsing on Firefox and swipe down on my Macbook trackpad, the browser often interprets even a slightly leftward slant as a command to go back a page. Is there a way to disable the swipe left/previous page function or to make it less sensitive?

Firefox 94.0.2 on Macbook Air 13-inch Early 2015 with MacOS 11.6.1

Thanks!

Asked by doug.earl.mail 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

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Changes to bookmark management in FF 94.0.2

Prior to FF 94.0.2 saving a bookmark opened an option to select the folder in which it was to be placed. With 94.0.2 the bookmark is saved directly to the last folder sel… (read more)

Prior to FF 94.0.2 saving a bookmark opened an option to select the folder in which it was to be placed. With 94.0.2 the bookmark is saved directly to the last folder selected with no option to select a folder. I have to perform an extra action immediately to edit the bookmark location. If this isn't done before closing the tab I have no way of finding the bookmark again. Please revert

Asked by davivid 2 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 days ago

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My microsoft "Outlook" account now requires me to sign into and open a new session when I open a new session.

After years of NO Problems, all of a sudden I am required to re-sign into Microsoft Outlook to sign in. It use to just open and be on my homepage. Using a Mac, firefox … (read more)

After years of NO Problems, all of a sudden I am required to re-sign into Microsoft Outlook to sign in. It use to just open and be on my homepage. Using a Mac, firefox 94.0.2...? This use to come up rarely, now it's every time I awaken and sign into computer.

Asked by ccstrand 4 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 4 days ago

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Instagram Displays Texts in Icon and posts

Whats happening? I have already ticked "websites using their own fonts" Icons and Posts are displayed with text with no reason? Some stories you can see bust most of them… (read more)

Whats happening? I have already ticked "websites using their own fonts"

Icons and Posts are displayed with text with no reason? Some stories you can see bust most of them are not displayed

Its the only site that has problem in firefox and you cant even do something, firefox turns it into a broken site.

Asked by lostre5 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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manually arranging extensions on the toolbar

Firefox has arranged my extensions alphabetically. I would prefer to group them functionally, or at least be able to separate those which have similar colors -- for examp… (read more)

Firefox has arranged my extensions alphabetically. I would prefer to group them functionally, or at least be able to separate those which have similar colors -- for example, Grammarly and Evernote are both green and I sometimes click on one when I want the other. I would also like to have the one I use most at the far right of the toolbar.

Asked by k8neville 5 days ago

Answered by mwwagoner 5 days ago

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Shortcuts: sites you save OR visit – why can't I choose sites I save only?

This is a minor issue, but it's really annoying me. I like having certain pages pinned on the page that opens when I open a new tab; it's easier than always having to sea… (read more)

This is a minor issue, but it's really annoying me. I like having certain pages pinned on the page that opens when I open a new tab; it's easier than always having to search through my many bookmarks for pages I use every day. But I find it really annoying and unhelpful – and also embarrassing, if another person is there – that Firefox only allows me to do this if I also allow it to display sites I've visited. The two should be completely separate in my opinion, like on Chrome. I can delete individual sites, but they're just replaced with other, even less relevant ones. So now I have a blank, useless new tab page, instead of a helpful one that shows me the sites I need to get to, because I don't want to risk a coworker, friend, or family member randomly seeing whatever sites I may have visited once or twice months ago. (This doesn't have to be extreme (porn, etc) to be embarrassing; I don't necessarily want people to see that I've been shopping for jewelry or hair dye or whatever.) It's just unprofessional and unnecessary. Thanks for fielding my complaint.

Asked by peltafeldman 5 days ago

Answered by TyDraniu 5 days ago

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Missing importnant interactive parts on website when using Firefox

I have been using Firefox as my main browser for a while and I like it. I have noticed that some interactive parts on some websites are missing when using Firefox. On the… (read more)

I have been using Firefox as my main browser for a while and I like it.

I have noticed that some interactive parts on some websites are missing when using Firefox. On the other hand, when using Google Chrome everything works fine.

I am attaching 2 screenshots showing that the button "Start the Chat" is missing when using the Firefox browser compared to when using Google Chrome.

Why is that?

Asked by Serafeim 6 days ago

Answered by cor-el 6 days ago

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stopping Firefox asking to update pwd

Hello. I want to save my username in websites but not password, so I ended up saving the real username and a fake pwd (and I type it manually everytime I want to login). … (read more)

Hello. I want to save my username in websites but not password, so I ended up saving the real username and a fake pwd (and I type it manually everytime I want to login). Is there a way for disabling Firefox asking to update the saved password (but keeping the 'fake' pwd saved)? Thanks.

Asked by solquest3 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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Instagram won't open

duplicate of /questions/1359208 and also moved from Firefox for iOS to Firefox section as you are using Firefox on a Mac. I have had an Instagram account for many years.… (read more)

duplicate of /questions/1359208 and also moved from Firefox for iOS to Firefox section as you are using Firefox on a Mac.


I have had an Instagram account for many years. Two days ago it stopped coming up when I entered it on the Firefox web site bar. I tried turning off the enhanced tracking protection in the shield but it didn't help. I get Instagram on my iPhone and iPad so it is not a problem with my Instagram account. Why can't I get Instagram anymore on my iMac OS Version 10.14.6 on my Firefox browser?

Asked by lmillender 1 week ago

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Impossible to log in to PSN

Hello, I have a long lasting issue of logging in to my Sony PSN account on Firefox on iOS. When I try to log in, following message (in Czech) shows: Připojení k serveru s… (read more)

Hello, I have a long lasting issue of logging in to my Sony PSN account on Firefox on iOS. When I try to log in, following message (in Czech) shows: Připojení k serveru se nepodařilo navázat (18.758f1402.1637667594.2a7e98ef). It translates something like "Connection to the server was not possible to achieve." The issue is confirmed on Mozilla as on Chrome on the same Mac I do not have this problem. Also I can log throu android app, or Mozilla on android. So Mozilla for iOS is the only one causing the issue. Thank ou for looking into it. If necessary I am available for further questioning or help with investigation. Michal

Asked by stoned.pot 1 week ago

Answered by James 1 week ago

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Firefox freezing up and have to close all tabs out!

1. When I go into multiple tabs (maybe 3 or 4 at a time) it all of a sudden freezes and I cannot get into any of the tabs anymore nor close/X them out. I end up having … (read more)

1. When I go into multiple tabs (maybe 3 or 4 at a time) it all of a sudden freezes and I cannot get into any of the tabs anymore nor close/X them out. I end up having to force quit and close out all tabs I was using.

2. It is also giving me a page that I use everyday not upload all the way which has never happened to me before. I attached a photo of what that page looks like.

Asked by stein6565 1 week ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 week ago

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apparently FVD speed dial was blocked by mozilla today. My saved dials need to be recovered somehow.

Apparently Mozilla disabled FVD speed dial for all users today. My speed dials were my link to business stuff I need. Can anyone help me restore the dials or somehow tran… (read more)

Apparently Mozilla disabled FVD speed dial for all users today. My speed dials were my link to business stuff I need.

Can anyone help me restore the dials or somehow transfer them so that I can find them again?


Thanks david

Asked by davidr9 1 week ago

Last reply by Seburo 1 week ago

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Speed dials dissapeared today.

My speed dial disappeared today. I have business logins saved by speed dial so I am a bit desperate. I have restarted both firefox and the computer. I think I was not … (read more)

My speed dial disappeared today. I have business logins saved by speed dial so I am a bit desperate. I have restarted both firefox and the computer. I think I was not home when speed dial disappeared. I dont understand computers very well, I have mac OS 11.2.3. I don't know whether firefox was updated without my knowledge today. I have time machine and regular backups.

Asked by davidr9 1 week ago

Last reply by Seburo 1 week ago

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Incorrect layout in normal mode, correct in private browsing

I'm using Firefox 94.0.1 on MacOS 12.0.1. When I visit www.tangerine.ca I see a screen that looks similar to a mobile device layout (attached). Not exactly the same, bu… (read more)

I'm using Firefox 94.0.1 on MacOS 12.0.1. When I visit www.tangerine.ca I see a screen that looks similar to a mobile device layout (attached). Not exactly the same, but containing elements such as the hamburger menu and others that don't normally appear on this page.

When I visit the same site on the same computer using the same browser in private viewing mode it displays correctly. It also displays correctly on other computers and using other browsers. The problem is isolated to Firefox in normal mode on one specific computer.

I've deleted all cookies and cleared the cache entries for the site but the problem persists.

Note that "Responsive Design Mode" is off.

Any ideas what is being cached/used to cause this? There must be one more piece of information that I need to find and remove.

Asked by fun.tr6 1 week ago

Answered by fun.tr6 1 week ago

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Home Page Icon Diasappears!

The Home page icon only appears in the tool bar of the page I've designated as the Home Page. As soon as I click a link on that page, the icon disappears. The only way I … (read more)

The Home page icon only appears in the tool bar of the page I've designated as the Home Page. As soon as I click a link on that page, the icon disappears. The only way I can get the home page back is the create a new tab/window. Earlier versions of Firefox on other machines in the house don't have this problem. Not acceptable.

Asked by wbps 1 week ago

Answered by ARMAN KHAN 1 week ago