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does clearing cookies and site data on one device, clear same across other devices.

i have multi-devices,all set up the same. Sync is on. Does clearing cookies and site data on one device sync across all others and clear all? Does sync share "all" betwee… (read more)

i have multi-devices,all set up the same. Sync is on. Does clearing cookies and site data on one device sync across all others and clear all? Does sync share "all" between devices? jeff

Asked by adcc54 1 year ago

Answered by philipp 1 year ago

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How to delete cookies and browsing history in Firefox

Hello, I have used I.E. for about 2 decades, and in I.E., it was very easy to deletes my browsing history and cookies and website dats etc by simply clicking Internet Opt… (read more)

Hello, I have used I.E. for about 2 decades, and in I.E., it was very easy to deletes my browsing history and cookies and website dats etc by simply clicking Internet Options/Delete. In Firefox, I cannot find such options. Thanks for your help! Larry

Asked by latonn7 1 year ago

Answered by Shashank Shekhar 1 year ago

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GDPR notice keeps appearing again and again after closing firefox

On a number of websites, I get a GDPR notice every time I visit it. I use to set it to accept minimal required cookies only, but I have to reset preferences every time I … (read more)

On a number of websites, I get a GDPR notice every time I visit it. I use to set it to accept minimal required cookies only, but I have to reset preferences every time I visit the website after closing Firefox. Is there any way to make firefox remember these settings?

Asked by jorisvanmol 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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nasty cookie banner

Bonjour ( from France ) I am submitting to you a problem that only appears with your browser and not with Chrome. These are the cookies that I have configured on my PC to… (read more)

Bonjour ( from France )

I am submitting to you a problem that only appears with your browser and not with Chrome.

These are the cookies that I have configured on my PC to refuse them, it's my choice!

I accept them occasionally when certain sites I visit ask me to

When I connect to my portal, Orange in this case, I always have this banner (see the print sceen attached) which appears each time either by opening my inbox on each of the messages, or by consulting different subjects presented by the home page.

In vain I answer that I accept or refuse, it works on a few selection clicks then the banner reappears!

It's very very annoying

So I switch to Chrome and I don't have this pb so I conclude that it comes from Firefox!

I am retired from IT with 50 years in the business and I do not understand this bug.

Could you delete this permanent alert, especially since it has only appeared for a very few years.

Of course I could do without Firefox and use Chrome as my default browser, but I prefer Mozilla to Google.

Thank you in advance for your answer and remove this headband that breaks our feet.

Loïc Barreau France xxxxxxx.xxxx@xxxxxxx.xx

Asked by barreau.loic 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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FIrefox set to disable cookies, but website insists I use cookies

I have Firefox set to disable cookies. Yet, websites often say that by using their sites, I'm agreeing to the use of cookies. It's unclear to me if by continuing on their… (read more)

I have Firefox set to disable cookies. Yet, websites often say that by using their sites, I'm agreeing to the use of cookies. It's unclear to me if by continuing on their sites, I'm thereby temporarily turning my "disable cookies" Firebox function off. Here is a screenshot I took of what I see when I use "storage inspector" under "web developer" menu while I'm on Firefox and I visit one of these websites that says by being there I'm agreeing to the use of cookies. Please tell me ... in this case are cookies being used? I don't know how to interpret what I'm seeing on "storage inspector." I don't know what the lines, rows and the values in them represent. Thanks in advance.

Asked by heger.kyle 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Some problem

Every site work properly but when i'm login facebook at this time browser work slowly. After login facebook when messenger site not open. so sorry i'm very wake weak in e… (read more)

Every site work properly but when i'm login facebook at this time browser work slowly. After login facebook when messenger site not open. so sorry i'm very wake weak in english. please pardom me.

Asked by shourov136eco 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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This account is not active. Please contact an administrator if you believe this is an error.

I use Firefox for many years. Firefox is always synced and I use "Firefox master password". The problem is that every time I try to sign in my account I see this message:… (read more)

I use Firefox for many years. Firefox is always synced and I use "Firefox master password".

The problem is that every time I try to sign in my account I see this message: "This account is not active. Please contact an administrator if you believe this is an error. " This message is looks like mozilla's prank, because someone needs to sign in first to get help! As I try to get help, "support mozilla" is drive me to an endless loop in Mozilla.org.

After several minutes (I think about 15minutes) I don't know why and how but I'm in! This is happened every time I try to sign in my account!

Why is so much time consuming and frustrating the way to sign in? What it means "This account is not active." and why don't given a reason why this happens or/and a way to fix? Why I can't just type the UN/Pass to sign in?

Thanks in advance and sorry for my english.

Asked by AntonyMan 1 year ago

Answered by AntonyMan 1 year ago

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Under "Cookies and Site Data," "Clear Data" also removes the exceptions to "Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed."

Under "Cookies and Site Data," "Clear Data" also removes the exceptions to "Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed." That's a contradiction, and basically i… (read more)

Under "Cookies and Site Data," "Clear Data" also removes the exceptions to "Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed." That's a contradiction, and basically it becomes a waste of time to enter the exceptions. That's what exceptions are -- the rule "exepts" them. It would be nice if Firefox could fix this (unless there is already a work-around for it). FWIW. Thanks.

Asked by carlj.thelder 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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cookies.sqlite

I would like to check which cookies are set and what content they have stored. Therefore, it is not enough for me to see which provider has stored cookies, by looking at … (read more)

I would like to check which cookies are set and what content they have stored. Therefore, it is not enough for me to see which provider has stored cookies, by looking at "Settings" -> "Privacy". As far as I know these are stored in the file cookies.sqlite. Is there a way to look directly into this file? Firefox should automatically delete all cookies on exit. Nevertheless this file is 1.5 MB in size. Or is there another way to check the cookies? Thanks in advance. Matthias

Asked by Matthias VM 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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pre options for cookie handling

Hi, is there a possability in Firefox to set an option to handle all cookie questions the same wayß Means: opt out any other things than ”functional essential”? Thank You… (read more)

Hi, is there a possability in Firefox to set an option to handle all cookie questions the same wayß Means: opt out any other things than ”functional essential”?

Thank You for Your Links!

Asked by lothar.siegel 1 year ago

Answered by Balázs Meskó 1 year ago

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cookies

Cookies appear to not be allowed for my Janus Henderson account. I cannot sign into the account because of it. I have tried to "allow" these cookies, but it still does… (read more)

Cookies appear to not be allowed for my Janus Henderson account. I cannot sign into the account because of it. I have tried to "allow" these cookies, but it still doesn't work. What should I do to fix the problem?

Asked by slenz111 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Social media stoped from following me, GOOD.

Firefox warned me that they had stopped a social media site from following me. GOOD but worrying, the warning came just after I failed to get into my bank account for the… (read more)

Firefox warned me that they had stopped a social media site from following me. GOOD but worrying, the warning came just after I failed to get into my bank account for the first time in four years. Which social media site was this? I do not use ANY?

Asked by knotbovered 1 year ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 1 year ago

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How to save cookies from certain websites

Hello, I got wondering about how I can save cookies from certain websites that I frequent like my e-mail for instance so I wouldn't have to type in my information again a… (read more)

Hello,

I got wondering about how I can save cookies from certain websites that I frequent like my e-mail for instance so I wouldn't have to type in my information again and again after clearing the cookies data in Firefox from time to time so it won't slow down or something. I tried putting in the full website address in the Manage Exceptions under Privacy & Security but still see the cookie(s) from that website on the list. Hope I'm making some sense here and that one of you might know something as in how I can get around this. Thank you in advance if you reply to this post.

Asked by Anduma22 9 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 9 months ago

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Soundcloud not loading after first time opened

I use soundcloud often, and have recently had the issue of the website not being able to load after i launch it the first time. Autofill passwords works fine, it loads wi… (read more)

I use soundcloud often, and have recently had the issue of the website not being able to load after i launch it the first time. Autofill passwords works fine, it loads with no issue, but then when i try to load it again it's unable to. if i delete the website's cookies i'm able to load into it again, otherwise it just won't work. I've completely cleared out my cache and that helped for a little while but the issue still persists. Is there any known instances of this/ any plugins i can use to always remove the cookies of a specific website, as that may be a viable workaround.

Asked by archiebroadway 9 months ago

Answered by Alexei Solonari 9 months ago

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Remove manually a specific website from cookies.sqlite file

Hi, I'm developping a custom tool in order to automatically clean my cookies from several websites. For example, I would like to automatically remove cookies from twitter… (read more)

Hi,

I'm developping a custom tool in order to automatically clean my cookies from several websites. For example, I would like to automatically remove cookies from twitter.com every time I launch my tool. I'm under Win10x64, firefox v89, tool developped in python.

To do this, once firefox is closed, my tool go in my profile folder, access to cookies.sqlite and delete row associated to twitter.com

-> DELETE from moz_cookies WHERE host == '.twitter.com';

The database is saved, no more "twitter" in my cookies.sqlite file, and the tool ensures there is no cookies.sqlite-wal or cookies.sqlite-shm files left.

After that, when I open again twitter, I am no longer connected to my session, but I got an error which seems to be related to cookies (see screenshot).

Moreover, when I oppenup the firefox cookies manager, there is still twitter cookies in the list, but 0 cookies associated.

Where is my mistake ? Can you help me solve my problem ? Thanks

Asked by simgorecki 7 months ago

Answered by simgorecki 7 months ago