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Keyboard media keys enabled but don't work

Hi, I'd like to use keyboard media keys (play/pause, prev, next) to control Spotify web player and Youtube but they don't work. The option is enabled. I'm using Firefox 8… (read more)

Hi,

I'd like to use keyboard media keys (play/pause, prev, next) to control Spotify web player and Youtube but they don't work. The option is enabled. I'm using Firefox 88.0 on Windows 8.1, so according to this article it should be supported. The keys work on other apps. I've tried in troubleshooting mode as well, no luck. Any ideas?

Asked by Schistura 5 months ago

Last reply by soapmuncher 7 minutes ago

Media Key functionality intermittent

Periodically Firefox will stop accepting media key input from my keyboard, the media keys continue to function for Chrome (neither are open at the same time, when functio… (read more)

Periodically Firefox will stop accepting media key input from my keyboard, the media keys continue to function for Chrome (neither are open at the same time, when functionality fails in Firefox, I open chrome to test if the keys are working) media.hardwaremediakeys.enabled is set to true, have swapped it to false and back, restarted, double and triple checked the physical media keys. Sometimes Firefox will just accept the media key input, and sometimes it won't

Asked by takashi1532 1 month ago

Last reply by soapmuncher 11 minutes ago

Yahoo Mail

I get this message when I try to logged into my Yahoo Email. The latest version of AT&T Yahoo Mail is not supported on your browser. Please use a supported browser b… (read more)

I get this message when I try to logged into my Yahoo Email.


The latest version of AT&T Yahoo Mail is not supported on your browser. Please use a supported browser below or use basic Mail, it keeps coming up no matter how many times I try to reinstall Firefox.

   Open now
   Microsoft Edge
   Requires Edge 15 or newer
   Download
   Google Chrome
   Download
   Firefox
   Continue
   Continue with basic Mail
   This version has fewer features but supports older browsers.

Asked by Lindahalt 3 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 hours ago

Automatic calls to many Google services on launch (Windows 10, desktop)

Hello! Something in my Firefox installation seems to be making several Google network (google.com / forcesafesearch.google.com / www.youtube-nocookie.com / m.youtube.com,… (read more)

Hello! Something in my Firefox installation seems to be making several Google network (google.com / forcesafesearch.google.com / www.youtube-nocookie.com / m.youtube.com, and a couple of others) calls shortly after launch. I have a DNS sinkhole, so that is how I can see.

I have a few reputable extensions (or should be, from EFF, Firefox itself, or Ublock Origin), but it also happens in safe mode. I went through a good chunk of this: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-stop-firefox-making-automatic-connections and still the calls occur

I am on Windows 10, with FF v93.

Thanks very much!

Asked by hiciya6568 7 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 hours ago

search engine

I can not figure out how to add a search engine. I want to add qwant as My search engine can you please explain how to do it step by step to someone who has no idea what… (read more)

I can not figure out how to add a search engine. I want to add qwant as My search engine can you please explain how to do it step by step to someone who has no idea what there doing?

Asked by primalbaily 5 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 hours ago

How to increase screen mask line darkness and control (reduce) screen brilliance ver 93.1?

I can not see the lines and words on the screen mask to know where to put pointer/data entry and the background is too brilliant ...ver 93.0 ... I can't identify any con… (read more)

I can not see the lines and words on the screen mask to know where to put pointer/data entry and the background is too brilliant ...ver 93.0 ... I can't identify any controls to alter screen brightness

Asked by TimHoHere 2 days ago

Last reply by TNorth 5 hours ago

FireFox Tech Help

hey! I am trying to import my safari browsing history to firefox, but it's not letting me. For some reason, it's allowing importing my bookmarks and not my history. Is t… (read more)

hey! I am trying to import my safari browsing history to firefox, but it's not letting me. For some reason, it's allowing importing my bookmarks and not my history. Is there a way to export my browsing history from safari to firefox?

Asked by jas.alvarez002 1 day ago

Last reply by TNorth 5 hours ago

Firefox App

Every time I shut down my computer, Firefox needs to download all over again when I power up my computer. I need to sign in and start the sync all over again. After I … (read more)

Every time I shut down my computer, Firefox needs to download all over again when I power up my computer. I need to sign in and start the sync all over again. After I customize my bookmarks on Firefox, these do not remain stable once I power up the computer and open up the Firefox App again. It always seems like it's downloading the app for the first time. Syncing is a mess. Is there any way I can keep this application stable even after I shut off and power up the computer again?

Asked by Nancy Rubino 10 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 8 hours ago

Problem loading page

The page isn’t redirecting properly Firefox has detected that the server is redirecting the request for this address in a way that will never complete. This problem ca… (read more)

The page isn’t redirecting properly

Firefox has detected that the server is redirecting the request for this address in a way that will never complete.

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

Asked by sinexcarma 10 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 8 hours ago

Browser support/hacked computer question.

Every time I click on a link from any browser page, I get a page that says to try again, like couldn't connect error message to the effect. Once I click on the try again… (read more)

Every time I click on a link from any browser page, I get a page that says to try again, like couldn't connect error message to the effect. Once I click on the try again button it loads just fine. Is this a browser issue or have I possibly been hacked and the hacker is getting my info forwarded to him/her causing the browser to not recognize the command, and then once I click try again it goes on like normal?

Asked by danlawson71 9 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 8 hours ago

Previewing within-document links for pdfs viewed through firefox

When viewing a pdf there can be links to different parts of the same pdf. Is there a way to preview these links instead of clicking them and losing my place in the pdf? P… (read more)

When viewing a pdf there can be links to different parts of the same pdf. Is there a way to preview these links instead of clicking them and losing my place in the pdf? Perhaps through mouseover, like if I mouseover a link to a previous paragraph in the pdf it shows me a box with a preview of where clicking that link would take me to the document?

Asked by tonys.falls 9 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 8 hours ago

webpage not opening in the broswer

when clickiing on links provied from google searched they don't open webpage in my browser or take my to the website. instead it will download a pdf of the webpage. What … (read more)

when clickiing on links provied from google searched they don't open webpage in my browser or take my to the website. instead it will download a pdf of the webpage. What controls this it doesnt happen in other browsers?

Asked by ben112 11 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 10 hours ago

Sync issues

I don't have any account icon in my tool bar and no option to sync. I try to login/sign up to sync through this page https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/sync/ and the … (read more)

I don't have any account icon in my tool bar and no option to sync. I try to login/sign up to sync through this page https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/sync/ and the loading icon just spins and spins and spins and spins and spins for.ev.er. Please help. I just want my browser to sync on different devices.

Asked by april.ross 11 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 11 hours ago

I created a *.json file and cannot find a way to open it to reinstate the bookmarks that I had in Firefox

I created a *.json file and cannot find a way to open it to reinstate the bookmarks that I had in Firefox. I do not have bookmarks in other search engines, it seems the o… (read more)

I created a *.json file and cannot find a way to open it to reinstate the bookmarks that I had in Firefox. I do not have bookmarks in other search engines, it seems the only help it for that type of problems. I read other help articles, I do not have the things that were advise from Application menu. I did not make any changes to this laptop either, I cannot understand why my bookmark had disappeared???!!! What I had was a windows soft reset, which did wipe the bookmarks. Today I had opened a couple of websites, and when I look for the bookmarks I am only shown these 5-6 bookmarks!!!! I had loads as crafts from You tube and others! Such an inconvenience!

Asked by t.callison 12 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 11 hours ago