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logged in websites are not remaining logged in, must re-log in every few hours

hi all i'm having a problem with firefox browser, its not keeping my website logged in. This does not occur after i close my browser but after a few hours of log in, eve… (read more)

hi all i'm having a problem with firefox browser, its not keeping my website logged in. This does not occur after i close my browser but after a few hours of log in, even if i leave the browser opened and come again back later.

I've been using firefox for ages now and never really had this issue. It has only starting happening only recently, since early this week or last week the most.

I've also manually cleared all cookies/log in etc and updated firefox to the latest version maybe it helps, but nothing changed.

Please note that I do not clear history/active log in etc neither it is set up to do it automatically when i close browser also i do not have any 3rd party apps that forbid cookies. I had a firefox addon before but disabled it maybe it was interfering, but it still didnt resolve the problem.

any help much appreciated as it is getting quite irritating. Thanks in advance Lee

Asked by JC 2 days ago

Last reply by JC 16 hours ago

About cookies.

How to activate my cookies ! Thanks in advance for your help Eric Landry xxxx.xxxxxxx@xxxxxxxxx.xx (email address phone number removed by moderator; please do not post p… (read more)

How to activate my cookies ! Thanks in advance for your help

Eric Landry xxxx.xxxxxxx@xxxxxxxxx.xx

(email address phone number removed by moderator; please do not post personal information on a public website)

Asked by Eric Landry 2 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 day ago

hello I have a question about cookies and cache

Hello all I have a site that I log into to manage different things and everytime I go the help section it asks me to relogin. I contacted the support for this site and t… (read more)

Hello all I have a site that I log into to manage different things and everytime I go the help section it asks me to relogin. I contacted the support for this site and they say it is a problem of cookies or cache. However, even after I have wiped the cookies and delete the navigation history, I cannot log in.

Is there a magic way to clean cache and cookies, thank you

Kimbert

ps when joiningdata

found this "safeMode": false,

   "supportURL": "https://support.mozilla.org/1/firefox/81.0/Linux/en-US/",
   "numTotalWindows": 1,
   "numRemoteWindows": 1,
   "remoteAutoStart": true,
   "autoStartStatus": 1,
   "policiesStatus": 0,
   "keyLocationServiceGoogleFound": true,
   "keySafebrowsingGoogleFound": true,
   "keyMozillaFound": false 

??? what is this 'remote'!!!

Asked by Kimbert 2 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 days ago

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Firefox logs me out of sites and clears cookies every 24 hours

This is going on for the last 5 days or so days. It seems to happen on a fixed schedule. Everyday on a specific time I will get logged out of google,gmail,youtube,faceboo… (read more)

This is going on for the last 5 days or so days. It seems to happen on a fixed schedule. Everyday on a specific time I will get logged out of google,gmail,youtube,facebook,reddit and have to re-accept cookies. I am not sure why this is happening but it is very annoying.

Asked by Profat 6 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 days ago

Problem with cookies in updated version of firefox

My website is not behaving properly when i am trying to set cookie with name "sessionId". while it is working fine in other browsers. This problem has started coming afte… (read more)

My website is not behaving properly when i am trying to set cookie with name "sessionId". while it is working fine in other browsers. This problem has started coming after i upgraded mozilla firefox to latest version (81.0.2 64 bit). Please help and revert soon.

Asked by dixitbhawna.15 5 days ago

Page not loading correctly after last update

The page isn’t redirecting properly An error occurred during a connection This problem can sometimes be caused by disabling or refusing to accept cookies. I can't f… (read more)

The page isn’t redirecting properly

An error occurred during a connection

   This problem can sometimes be caused by disabling or refusing to accept cookies.


I can't figure out where to make the changes on the page to accept cookies for that page.

Asked by angeliquejohnson1 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

Firefox delete my cookies without ask

Hi, since last Firefox update, my browser started to delete random cookies without sense and without ask, it's annoying to log in again in all my socials and emails... ev… (read more)

Hi, since last Firefox update, my browser started to delete random cookies without sense and without ask, it's annoying to log in again in all my socials and emails... every 2 days i close Firefox without deleting anything and then Firefox deleted some cookies (not all), can anyone help me since i can't contact directly with Mozilla.

Greetings.

Asked by Oscar 1 month ago

Last reply by Oscar 1 week ago

How to set coockie rules globaly in Firefox - so that I don't get asked for every individual website?

Hi, I can't find a way to set cookie rules globally that get automatically sent to websites I visit the first time. So my problem is I have to visit a lot of sites for re… (read more)

Hi, I can't find a way to set cookie rules globally that get automatically sent to websites I visit the first time. So my problem is I have to visit a lot of sites for research and every time get distracted by a cookie pop up that I have to accept or lose a lot of screen space. I have Asperger and was wondering, how to set in Firefox what kind of cookies I'm fine with and what don't, basically an API or standard or how you call it, browsers can communicate to cookie managing tools of websites automatically what cookies I want to set and what don't. Also I have some Wordpress websites, so I want to know if Firefos planes to provide a PlugIn for site owners so such automatic cookie settings can also work on my website. Maybe some sort of if-else states that the user of the browser can set, for example:

If website accepts that no cookie is needed - allow no cookies.

If Facebook Like Button is required of website - don't allow and inform me to search information on a competitor sites, via a Firefox pop up

If website allows to save my settings (like dark mode, layout option, ... - always allow

The problem with no automatic Browser wide solution is, in the heat of a work day, i just accept everything because I have no time to go in for every website and pick what cookies I want, and what don't.

Also I am a Designer not a Developer so I can't create such a prototype by myself, even if it would be beneficial for everybody.

What can I do, to get such a Feature, or does it already exist and if how is the API called so that I know how to search for if.

Thank you guys for this great Browser and have a great day

Asked by hartmut.doering 1 week ago

My computer crashed and after rebooting I lost most of my Firefox browsing history. Is there a way to recover it?

I rebooted my computer after it crashed, due to what appeared to be a hard drive error (at first when I restarted the computer I got the message, "Default Boot Device Mis… (read more)

I rebooted my computer after it crashed, due to what appeared to be a hard drive error (at first when I restarted the computer I got the message, "Default Boot Device Missing or Boot Failed)". Once I managed to get the PC started again I opened Firefox and found out that all of my saved passwords were gone as well as nearly all of my browsing history, which goes back over a year. Strangely enough, not everything is deleted - there are still several webpages that I visited in the past that still show up in the browser history, especially from the last few months. Not only that, but when I scroll through list of web results, webpages that I previously visited are still highlighted in purple, even though many of them do not show up in the much reduced browser history. Does this mean that the remainder of the browsing history is still somewhere? The Firefox profile is the same one as before the crash.

Thank you!

Asked by liammurrayfolder 1 week ago

Auth cookie deleted when new tab is opened

Hello, one of my Auth cookie is deleted after new browser's tab is opened, when "Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed" feature is enabled. This issue is pr… (read more)

Hello,

one of my Auth cookie is deleted after new browser's tab is opened, when "Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed" feature is enabled. This issue is present only with one particular site so it is most likely caused by some error on that site's end. But I would like to ask if there is a chance the "Delete cookies and ..." feature can affect/delete cookies when new tab is opened (without closing Firefox browser).

Thank you in advance.

Asked by jslavik609 2 weeks ago

Last reply by jslavik609 2 weeks 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 2 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 2 weeks ago

"History -> Clear recent history" followed by "Forget -> 24 hours" often still leaves a google cookie in the browser.

"History -> Clear recent history" followed by "Forget -> 24 hours" often still leaves a google cookie in the browser. I use the above combo several times a day. Y… (read more)

"History -> Clear recent history" followed by "Forget -> 24 hours" often still leaves a google cookie in the browser.

I use the above combo several times a day. Yet, after I do so, if I open up "Tools -> Privacy and Security -> Manage Data," it is not unusual to see a google cookie that is still there. That does not happen, though, if I just use "clear data." So that seems to become an extra step necessary to closing an re-opening the browser. What is it about google that its cookie fails to be removed so often?

Asked by carlj.thelder 2 weeks ago

Facebook on Firefox

Hello When I call up Facebook via the Firefox browser, the error message always comes up: Cookies required - cookies are deactivated. Please activate cookies in your brow… (read more)

Hello When I call up Facebook via the Firefox browser, the error message always comes up: Cookies required - cookies are deactivated. Please activate cookies in your browser settings to continue or you will get the error message: redirect error. However when the cookies are activated even no working. There are no problems here with Internet Explorer. Do you have a solution? Thank you.

Asked by info3596 2 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 weeks ago

Clear cookies and site data when firefox close with exception for some website.

Greetings, I've been wondering is there a way (or setting) that will clear all cookies and site data when firefox closed, but with exception. For example I want all cooki… (read more)

Greetings,

I've been wondering is there a way (or setting) that will clear all cookies and site data when firefox closed, but with exception. For example I want all cookies and site data from all site be cleared when firefox closed except for mozilla.org and yahoo.com so when I reopen firefox i don't need to relogin to both sites.

Asked by Frumentius 3 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 weeks ago

Every week i have to re-logon to sites

Once every week it seems Firefox forgets im logged in and kicks me out from every site. I can close Firefox and turn off computer and im still logged in on Youtube on st… (read more)

Once every week it seems Firefox forgets im logged in and kicks me out from every site.

I can close Firefox and turn off computer and im still logged in on Youtube on startup, but some time during week it seems to drop the logged in state and i have to redo it on multiple sites.

Im starting to wonder if it has something to do with my Phone visiting Youtube on same account that screws it up. It seems to happen when i disappear from PC for some hours and comes back. In that time ive usually streamed Youtube content on Chromecast.

Ive had this happen meanwhile i was logged in on Youtube with the tab open. Once i refreshed i was logged out. Ive cleared cookies/cache to test if that was the issue but that didnt fix it. Other than that clearing cookies is disabled and has been so at all times.

This problem has been going on for a few months.

Asked by MeSaber 4 weeks ago

Last reply by jscher2000 4 weeks ago