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confirmation email at Sync Login

I have a new windows 10 laptop i just installed firefox as a try to enable sync i type in my email i type in my password it ask for the PIN sent to email, but i did not g… (read more)

I have a new windows 10 laptop

i just installed firefox

as a try to enable sync i type in my email i type in my password it ask for the PIN sent to email, but i did not get the email ( i checked spam )

i retry to enable sync and i get :

The confirmation email we sent to ***@***.*** was returned and we’ve locked your account to protect your Firefox data. If this is a valid email address, let us know and we can help unlock your account.

my email is working i did test and its working fine

how do i get sync to work?

Asked by guaasamo 1 month ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 month ago

Constantly have to force quit, cannot clear history, etc

Hello,unfortunately I am not the most computer savvy person (sorry). I have been experiencing a few problems with Firefox over the last month or so. I currently use a Mac… (read more)

Hello,unfortunately I am not the most computer savvy person (sorry). I have been experiencing a few problems with Firefox over the last month or so. I currently use a Mac desktop and a Macbook and they sync together. I keep Firefox up to date as updates become available. My Macbook is fine but on my desktop I frequently have to Force Quit the application. In addition, I cannot clear my browsing history, cannot add a new bookmark nor able to delete a bookmark. I thought at first that maybe a bookmark I added may have caused a problem (?) on my desktop but the problem did not transfer over to my laptop upon syncing. I was thinking of uninstalling Firefox and reinstalling it but I wanted to get an expert opinion. Is there a fix for this problem, have I done something wrong? As well, in your opinion are ad blocking applications such as 'ADBLOCK' or 'U BLOCK ORIGIN' compatible with Firefox / Apple Mac? Thank you in advance for any assistance you can give me, and thank you for continually delivering a superior browser!

Asked by Jim 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago

Better fix for question mark boxes in Firefox ?

This fixed my problem with question mark boxes (which I have seen, then not seen, then seen again over versions of FF on a Mac): https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questio… (read more)

This fixed my problem with question mark boxes (which I have seen, then not seen, then seen again over versions of FF on a Mac): https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1178462

But the answer is 3 years old and nearly 30 FF versions ago, and furthermore requires lowering security. Is there a newer, better solution for fixing the problem with seeing question mark boxes instead of glyphs for certain fonts? (And one that doesn't require me to constantly toggle "Allow pages to choose their own fonts, instead of your selections above" in Preferences, which only works sometimes anyway.)

Asked by Tim 1 month ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 month ago

Sorting the Overflow Menu

Hi all. I have been looking for some time for an extension or method that will help me sort the extensions that end up in the Overflow Menu. It becomes impossible to find… (read more)

Hi all. I have been looking for some time for an extension or method that will help me sort the extensions that end up in the Overflow Menu. It becomes impossible to find anything with them all shoved in there with no rhyme or reason, and I def do not want to have to put them in alpha order (or maintain them that way).

Asked by 8th.Half.Hour 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago

Firefox sticker

I really want to have a Mozilla sticker on my laptop as I really like the web-browser and that it cares for its users. Does anyone have any idea how can I get one,I would… (read more)

I really want to have a Mozilla sticker on my laptop as I really like the web-browser and that it cares for its users. Does anyone have any idea how can I get one,I would throw some bucks if I have to for them? I would be really thankful if anyone can give me any suggestions! (I really like the dinosaur one)

Asked by Martin000 1 month ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 month ago

feature request - rollback recent update with search engine selection after starting typing using the address bar

With respect to this paragraph in this article: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/search-firefox-address-bar?as=u#w_use-a-different-search The recent updates are worse… (read more)

With respect to this paragraph in this article: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/search-firefox-address-bar?as=u#w_use-a-different-search

The recent updates are worsening the usability.

Before the update, I used to do the following steps in order to search anything using an alternative search engine:

  1. press CTRL + L to focus the address bar
  2. type my search query
  3. press ALT + ↓ until the desired search engine is selected
  4. press ENTER to submit the query

Now, after the update, an additional step has been introduced

  1. press CTRL + L to focus the address bar
  2. type my search query
  3. press ALT + ↓ until the desired search engine is selected
  4. press ENTER to confirm the selection of the search engine
  5. press ENTER to submit the query

Yeah, it's just a single keypress more, but multiply it by a couple of hundreds times a day I need to do that, and you will get why I'm taking the time to report it.

Please get rid of step 4

Asked by leonixyz 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago

Prefer service worker on new tab open

I'm trying to use a custom start page on new tabs opening (not happy that I have to use an extension for such basic functionality btw) but my service worker does not seem… (read more)

I'm trying to use a custom start page on new tabs opening (not happy that I have to use an extension for such basic functionality btw) but my service worker does not seem to activate or used when opening. Opening a new tab takes multiple seconds.

Navigating to the site (I have my start page hosted on AWS) on an existing tab is instantaneous, as is refreshing this page once the tab is loaded. So what gives? As far as I can tell Firefox doesn't install service workers on a per-tab basis, so there should be no issue here.

Asked by devildude4427 2 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 months ago

Unable to log in to chase.com

I have been unable to access my account on chase.com for a few months. I have tried: 1. private session 2. removing/resetting addons 3. reinstalling Firefox and resettin… (read more)

I have been unable to access my account on chase.com for a few months. I have tried:

1. private session 2. removing/resetting addons 3. reinstalling Firefox and resetting all options 4. disabling hardware acceleration

I can access my account on Edge and Chrome, but not Firefox on my PC. I can load it on my Android phone. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

Asked by David 2 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 months ago

When I open Fire Fox I get MSN Bing and can't get to bookmarks.

When I click on the Fire Fox icon, I get MSN and Bing. I don't want MSN Outlook and Bing to show up. I can not retrieve my bookmarks. I can not even open my e-mail. Pleas… (read more)

When I click on the Fire Fox icon, I get MSN and Bing. I don't want MSN Outlook and Bing to show up. I can not retrieve my bookmarks. I can not even open my e-mail.

Please help!

Ralph

Asked by ralph.navarino 2 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 months ago

bookmarks

Hello, excuse me, this is a translation. Could you tell me, please, if there is finally a solution for the bookmarks that are in gray and not yellow as before, because gr… (read more)

Hello,

excuse me, this is a translation.

Could you tell me, please, if there is finally a solution for the bookmarks that are in gray and not yellow as before, because gray is very unpleasant and if possible we can change the color of the bookmarks, thank you.

Cordially.

DcSpirou58

Asked by coupe.dominique 2 months ago

Last reply by Eve 2 months ago

Settings after update

Hi, If I install Firefox 83 and from "about:config" I customize some settings manually, and later upgrade Firefox to the newer versions, hopefully the settings will not b… (read more)

Hi, If I install Firefox 83 and from "about:config" I customize some settings manually, and later upgrade Firefox to the newer versions, hopefully the settings will not be reset or changed back to the default? Thanks.

Asked by Sarah.Sarabian 2 months ago

Last reply by Scribe 2 months ago

Twitter pinned tab keeps unpinning

I have 5 pinned tabs lately, and many unpinned (20-100s). Recently one of the pinned tabs, Twitter specifically, has been unpinning itself at random(?) intervals. I can r… (read more)

I have 5 pinned tabs lately, and many unpinned (20-100s). Recently one of the pinned tabs, Twitter specifically, has been unpinning itself at random(?) intervals. I can re-pin it just fine, it's just a little odd. None of the others do this.

I am running with Tree Style Tabs and per-site Containers (but not Twitter or FB specific container extensions). And other extensions like ABP and NS, but I doubt they relate, while these might?

FF developer edition 83b10 64 bit, on Win10

Asked by KRC 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 months ago

Firefox Developer Edition 83.0b5

I've had major stability issues since this update on my Mac (version 10.13.2). Tabs will become unresponsive and show the spinner icon and sometimes the whole browser bec… (read more)

I've had major stability issues since this update on my Mac (version 10.13.2). Tabs will become unresponsive and show the spinner icon and sometimes the whole browser become unresponsive. I've tried disabling add-ons, refresh, and even creating new profiles. Sometimes I see a process in activity monitor like Firefox Developer EditionCP Web Content or Firefox Developer EditionCP Privileged Content not responding and can force quit a single tab. Sometimes doing that crashes the browser.

I'd really prefer to keep this as my default browser, but it's not looking likely anymore.

Asked by apaulson 2 months ago

Last reply by Seburo 2 months ago

paypal "cart" interface

Hi There, I'm on the firefox beta channel presently v82.0 using web browser on mac v10.15.7 and using this website "https://www.roadstercycle.com" which uses a paypal car… (read more)

Hi There, I'm on the firefox beta channel presently v82.0 using web browser on mac v10.15.7 and using this website "https://www.roadstercycle.com" which uses a paypal cart for shopping. Seems every time i add something to the cart it makes a "new" cart so i can never get more than one item in it. I have no problems with Safari - so its something to do with Firefox as opposed to the website (methinks.) I restarted firefox in "safe mode" and the problem still persists. I disabled "enhanced tracking protection" as well to noavail.

Like with most things its probably not a bug but a feature but I'd be curious to get your take on it.

Thanks, Stephen

Asked by spragues 3 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 months ago