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Where do tabs I "send" to another device land ?

Hi. Firefox is my main browser, installed and signed in on a handful of devices. The share menu has a nice option to "Send To Device" to send a specific tab to another de… (read more)

Hi. Firefox is my main browser, installed and signed in on a handful of devices. The share menu has a nice option to "Send To Device" to send a specific tab to another device. I do that, get a confirmation toast that the Tab has been sent... but where can I find it on the target device ? It doesn't open right away (which is what I'd prefer), and I can't find it anywhere else ?

I tried from Android to Android, from Windows to Android, from Android to Windows... Sending a tab is nice, actually finding it on the target device would be nicer ^^

Asked by oonlan 2 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 51 minutes ago

Browser won't open any sites

I'm out of tricks here. Last night I updated Windows on my desktop (Windows 10) and after several hiccups and restarts the computer is operating correctly...except for Fi… (read more)

I'm out of tricks here. Last night I updated Windows on my desktop (Windows 10) and after several hiccups and restarts the computer is operating correctly...except for Firefox. The browser window opens normally but clicking on any bookmark or typing a web addy manually does nothing...it just stays blank. When using a bookmark, no address propagates to the address bar. In an effort to fix this I have done Firefox refresh (a few times now), run Firefox in troubleshoot mode (a few times and at least once this caused Firefox to crash), uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox (twice, second time WITHOUT saving prior account settings), restarted computer and uninstalled adblocker.

Absolutely NO change from any of this. My laptop (Apple with Firefox) works fine and the desktop WILL browse just fine on MS Edge, so this is not a connectivity problem. Any ideas on fixing this would be greatly appreciated. TIA

Tim

Asked by tjhartney 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 hour ago

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Diiferentiate three top bars of window

How can I differentiate the top three bars of the browser window. If they are all light gray and I have two or three windows open, it is easy to click the wrong area. … (read more)

How can I differentiate the top three bars of the browser window. If they are all light gray and I have two or three windows open, it is easy to click the wrong area.

Asked by michaelskarl 4 days ago

Answered by JP 1 day ago

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How do I change back to the old interface? 5 June 2021

La nouvelle interface est DEGUEULASSE, especialy the new tabs the session restaure button is now hidden in the historic menue (member when it was aviable on Firefox hompa… (read more)

La nouvelle interface est DEGUEULASSE, especialy the new tabs the session restaure button is now hidden in the historic menue (member when it was aviable on Firefox hompage?)

Daaammmn it seeme that people behind thsoe updated LOATHE with passion people like me.

How do I revert back? Any add on for this yet?????? I tried peuytting some theme doesn't help much...

This even WORSE THAN THE AUSTRALIS THEME !!!!!!!!!

It look like shit because taht shit ain't pratical, it not simplified you juste remooved stuff that was pratical it is lighter not simpler... And Lighetr is not better.

Asked by b.cellier921 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 month ago

Way to reorder Firefox windows on the taskbar???

I need to reorder Firefox windows on the taskbar badly!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Also it would be useful to have custom titles. Both things should persists after PC restart. I tried… (read more)

I need to reorder Firefox windows on the taskbar badly!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Also it would be useful to have custom titles. Both things should persists after PC restart. I tried couple programs, but they don't work. Devs said: position of Firefox window on the taskbar is store in Firefox and their program has no way of remembering that! Also windows get randomly shuffled each time, it is impossible to use like this. It takes me forever to find right window. It is annoying the hell out of me. How Firefox dev team doesn't fix something that basic??? This is so stupid...

Please tell me there is some solution...

Asked by empleat 1 week ago

Last reply by empleat 11 hours ago

Google Products Failing on Firefox

For about a month, google products on firefox randomly stop working. - I get the "Oops...error #001" in gmail, when i reload it just continues to get an error cycle unti… (read more)

For about a month, google products on firefox randomly stop working.

- I get the "Oops...error #001" in gmail, when i reload it just continues to get an error cycle until eventually it goes to network protocol error.

- Google search randomly does not work at all in the url/search bar, and once it doesn't work the tab is useless. Putting in another URL and hitting enter it appears to have loaded but of course nothing has changed.

- I have no extensions installed.

Asked by katherine.ranieri 2 weeks ago

Last reply by Shashank Shekhar 13 hours ago

Huge waste space on Taskbar: version 89

How to make the tabs much smaller in version 89? I use the Menu Bar a lot and don't want to hide it to remove the huge space created on the Taskbar with this new version… (read more)

How to make the tabs much smaller in version 89? I use the Menu Bar a lot and don't want to hide it to remove the huge space created on the Taskbar with this new version.

Asked by SuperTweaker 1 month ago

Last reply by SuperTweaker 1 month ago

new F7 feature disable, volume keyboard shortcuts on HP not working

Hi, Is there a way to disable the F7 new shortcut in Firefox, cause now I can not use volume cntrol on my HP laptop to increase o decrease volume Thanks in advance, … (read more)

Hi,

Is there a way to disable the F7 new shortcut in Firefox, cause now I can not use volume cntrol on my HP laptop to increase o decrease volume

Thanks in advance,

Asked by denialists 20 hours ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 20 hours ago

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Cannot stop Firefox using the address bar as a search function

When I try and use the search bar in google to search anything, what ever I type appears in the address bar instead. Sometimes it trys to create a URL for what I am typin… (read more)

When I try and use the search bar in google to search anything, what ever I type appears in the address bar instead. Sometimes it trys to create a URL for what I am typing and fails.

I want to stop Firefox from using the address bar as the means of searching. I have read solutions online about changing things in about:config, however, this is not working fully.

It will only work it only works if I open up a new window. If I try and open up a tab it returns to trying to create a URL from my search requirements.

I have also tried the preference screen and nothing in there resolves the problem either.

Asked by stephenhicks1974 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 month ago

Web page displays graphics intead of text

I have encountered one web site that has several pages that display as graphics instead of text. I have visited this site before several months ago and the display was a… (read more)

I have encountered one web site that has several pages that display as graphics instead of text. I have visited this site before several months ago and the display was accurate then. The first image is how it looks now. The second image is how it looked several months ago. I am running Ubuntu 20.04.2 and Firefox 89.0.2. It's very strange that this is the only page that displays this way. I checked the page in Chromium and it displays correctly in that browser. Is this Firefox or quirky html?

Asked by ska.adley 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

Hangouts on Firefox Issue

On my Gmail account I used to have few Hangouts calls and video calls. One day the browser asked me something and I guess I turned something off regarding the mic + vide… (read more)

On my Gmail account I used to have few Hangouts calls and video calls. One day the browser asked me something and I guess I turned something off regarding the mic + video...

I can't find a way to get back calls with mic/voice/video. How can I fix it?

Asked by djdoc 1 day ago

Last reply by Scott Pendland 1 day ago

Firefox mise à jour

Firefox update failed. When downloading the latest version, a window asks me to choose products from the Microsoft Store and direct me to Microsoft Edge, which I don't wa… (read more)

Firefox update failed. When downloading the latest version, a window asks me to choose products from the Microsoft Store and direct me to Microsoft Edge, which I don't want. My browser is Firefox... What should I do? Thank you for the help

Asked by jmarbacher 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 day ago

Old version failed to update, downloaded new version did not update existing but create additional firefox

My 89 version failed to update, when I downloaded and installed a new version of firefox, it did not update the old version, instead it install another firefox into my wi… (read more)

My 89 version failed to update, when I downloaded and installed a new version of firefox, it did not update the old version, instead it install another firefox into my windows 10. Now I got two firefox in my computer, the old one with all my customisation and a new one which are clueless about the old one. How do I resolve this?

Asked by yappyml 2 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 days ago

Firefox does not save .html files correctly so as to be opened and read

Okay, so just as I have stated in the subject, this is my direct experience at this time. I've found on the forum people having trouble saving .html, but those were othe… (read more)

Okay, so just as I have stated in the subject, this is my direct experience at this time. I've found on the forum people having trouble saving .html, but those were other issues unrelated to Firefox. I cannot find specific reports relating to my issue. To those, if you see this, who saved your web pages to .html (only or complete), did you open those files to check that you could read them? The unreliability of browsers in the past leads me to distrust this expectation that saved data is done and preserved without checking/validating.

Here is what I did. I saved a page (and for sake of accuracy and precision, it was search results from duckduckgo.com) to an .htm file. (Again, for sake of accuracy, I'll insert here that Windows Save As dialog box provides the "Save as type:" options list, which are: "Text Files", "Web Page, complete", and "Web Page, HTML only".) I chose "Web Page, HTML only"; now, while it says "HTML", Firefox creates the default extension of ".htm", so this is the extension used; and I simply used the default filename, no changes. Then, I simply went to my "Recent Items" menu in Start menu and opened the just saved file. It opens to a blank page, except for a very small text box with my search query in it and two little tiny buttons next to it; the content of the page is not displayed. (And, after post analysis, the file size was 7kb, which indicates that it did not really save all the data of the page content.) I then tried opening the file on a different computer with Firefox - same result. I also opened the same file with Chrome - same result. At least there is consistency here. Therefore, the conclusion must be that Firefox is not saving correctly.

There is no help to be given in this case, as I have done nothing wrong. I have done exactly as instructed by and to others in other forum posts and as described in other help pages on how to save web pages to a file. Everyone talks about the actions of how to do; but not about the results of reading saved output.

So, I make the post in hopes that this get to the developers to fix this problem. If this does not happen on all computers or in all situations (for all web pages) ... well, I think it still lies with Mozilla to fix it, because here is one case where it positively does not work! If my situation is unique, I do not know why ... and if it works for others (to save from duckduckgo) then I don't know why ... again, not for me to figure out; just take it as fact, this action of saving web pages in Firefox does not always work.

Thanks.

PS - I'm using SingleFile as an alternative work around (but I don't see why the "Save As" should not have worked perfectly for all of web browser history).

Asked by disconer 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

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6/7/21 Firefox Update made tabs and tool bar at top all same color.

6/7/21 Firefox just did an update on my computer. Before, the tool bar at the top was dark gray and the tabs were easily distinguishable. Now the entire area above the… (read more)

6/7/21 Firefox just did an update on my computer. Before, the tool bar at the top was dark gray and the tabs were easily distinguishable. Now the entire area above the URL is light gray. I would prefer more contrast between the tool bar and the tabs. What happened? Thank you.

Asked by ozarkslandscaper 1 month ago

Answered by Chris Ilias 1 month ago

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colour of tabs bar and search bar has changed...

Hello Everyone - Today the background colour of both tabs bar and search bar changed to a wishy-washy pale blue which makes it much harder to read anything there. I am no… (read more)

Hello Everyone - Today the background colour of both tabs bar and search bar changed to a wishy-washy pale blue which makes it much harder to read anything there. I am not aware that I have changed any setting myself. And I dont recall any FF update yesterday or today... I have looked through all the FF "settings" options and found nothing relevant there. Is there maybe an option buried somewhere to change the background colour? Oh, and I am not a geek or a nerd, so cannot understand any nitty-gritty stuff! Thank you for your time.

Asked by VIKING13 1 month ago

Answered by Seburo 1 month ago