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Lost passwords after updating Firefox

I downloaded the recommended update by Firefox for our browser. Apparently, I inadvertently did not carry the passwords over in the application or something. I am so up… (read more)

I downloaded the recommended update by Firefox for our browser. Apparently, I inadvertently did not carry the passwords over in the application or something. I am so upset with myself because I no longer have any passwords. I chose Firefox many years ago for the convenience of having our many passwords securely and readily available. Now I have nothing! All our financial and medical accounts have passwords and I can no longer get them. PLEASE HELP

Asked by n.b.munhofen 1 day ago

Answered by ANAMIKA KUMARI 23 hours ago

Add-ons Logging Out After Every Restart

Hello. I need help with stopping websites, extensions (which required one to stay signed-in to be able to use them) from logging out every time I shut the browser. I know… (read more)

Hello. I need help with stopping websites, extensions (which required one to stay signed-in to be able to use them) from logging out every time I shut the browser. I know I am doing something wrong with the settings for cookies, but I can't pin down how to go about solving the issue. Thank you.

Asked by athmikatarun 5 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 hours ago

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Firefox has serious problems in Mac OS

Version 76 has serious problems in Mac Mojave and Catalina. I'm thinking of moving to another browser if the problems aren't fixed in a few weeks. In Mac Mojave, the UI s… (read more)

Version 76 has serious problems in Mac Mojave and Catalina. I'm thinking of moving to another browser if the problems aren't fixed in a few weeks. In Mac Mojave, the UI sometimes blinks and sometimes becomes black. I had to restart the app but it happened quite frequently. After updating to Catalina, all shortcuts are unusable, most right click menus are blank and even the menu bar is blank. When hovering the mouse over the menu bar, nothing displays, just blank menus. Sometimes, the app starts up with default UI although I customised it a bit. In those cases, I had to close the tab or even restart the app.

I'm getting disappointed and perhaps I'll move to another browser soon.

Asked by Penta-Power 22 hours ago

Answered by FredMcD 21 hours ago

Server Authentication popup

Hey, i can't get authentication popup in this case: Server A Server B 1 site on server A My site is using some files from server B, but server B has password protection a… (read more)

Hey, i can't get authentication popup in this case: Server A Server B 1 site on server A My site is using some files from server B, but server B has password protection access like in .htaccess Problem that i don't get popup required to enter log/pass for server B when i load site from server A to get those files loaded on page. If i go directly to server B and open some page from it i see popup. Also i see popup in Chrome or IE when i'm opening site from server A, but not in firefox. I tried to set different config settings in Firefox but no luck.

Firefox 77.0 (64-bit) macOS Catalina 10.15.4

Asked by vld53 3 hours ago

Firefox doesn’t change back to light mode after dark mode

Has anyone experienced this issue? I have set Firefox for macOS to use the default theme in which uses the system colours. The system goes into dark mode without issue in… (read more)

Has anyone experienced this issue?

I have set Firefox for macOS to use the default theme in which uses the system colours.

The system goes into dark mode without issue in Firefox, however, Firefox fails to go back to light mode when the system goes back. Currently it is the only application that I have this trouble with and I can not workout what the issue is.

Tried reinstalling Firefox.

I haven't heard anyone else having this issue so now wondering if there is something uniquely wrong with my system or set-up?

I would be grateful for any ideas

Asked by apc 21 hours ago

Last reply by apc 5 hours ago

New tabs always open on Firefox Beta when installed concurrently with Firefox

I have installed Firefox and Firefox Beta on MacOS and open them in that order so both are running concurrently; Firefox (not beta!) is selected as the default browser on… (read more)

I have installed Firefox and Firefox Beta on MacOS and open them in that order so both are running concurrently; Firefox (not beta!) is selected as the default browser on my computer. Whenever I follow a link from any application that is not a browser, new tabs are opened in Firefox Beta.

If Firefox Beta is not running, tabs open as expected, in Firefox.

My expectation is that tabs would always open in the browser that is set as the default.

Is there any way I can tell the Operating System to open new tabs in Firefox and not in Firefox Beta?

Asked by ahtzib 6 hours ago

Last reply by ahtzib 6 hours ago

Using an secondary email adress as a new account

Hi, I had an second email address added to my account. I removed it, because I want a second account for this address. But this is not possible. If I want to create a… (read more)

Hi,

I had an second email address added to my account.

I removed it, because I want a second account for this address.

But this is not possible.

If I want to create a new account through the firefox interface, it seems like it is still connected to my old account. If I want to initiate a password reset, this is not possible.

What can I do?

Asked by kb15 5 days ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 7 hours ago

Computer crashed, Firefox history is gone and will not be saved

Hi everybody, I'm running Firefox 77.0 on my 2014 rMBP with OSX 10.11.6. A few hours ago my OS crashed and I reset my computer. Once I did this, I opened everything back … (read more)

Hi everybody, I'm running Firefox 77.0 on my 2014 rMBP with OSX 10.11.6. A few hours ago my OS crashed and I reset my computer. Once I did this, I opened everything back as it was pre-crash and all my Firefox tabs and absolutely everything else loaded correctly except for my history.

Every time I type a word, no previously visited URLs will load up in my URL field, I checked my History and it seems to have deleted 99% of every site I've visited. The recently closed tabs and windows are still there, and I can reload them if I press cmd+shift+t, however the rest of my actual history seems to be gone. I've reset (normally) my computer a couple more times, repaired disk permissions and whatnot and for some reason it won't even save whatever other sites I've now visited since it was wiped. Am I screwed here?

Asked by nodigits 13 hours ago

Last reply by nodigits 10 hours ago

Firefox shows blank pages

Hey there, i recently upgraded from a mid-2010 macbook pro to a mid-2017 one, migrating all my data from a time machine backup. everything seemed to work seamlessly, but … (read more)

Hey there,

i recently upgraded from a mid-2010 macbook pro to a mid-2017 one, migrating all my data from a time machine backup. everything seemed to work seamlessly, but then i figured out that firefox doesn't show some pages, for example the video-streaming platform "chili", instead only blank pages show up. i already tried safe, which doesn't help. when i try to delete all my history and empty the cashe etc. firefox crashes continuously.

i figured out two things so far: first i changed my macbook user account and tried the same website in firefox on my guest account. here it worked. then i went back to my normal admin account, i deleted my firefox profiles folder and reinstalled firefox. now it also worked here. unfortunately this would make me lose all my settings and data, which i don't want, so i put a backup of my old profiles folder back in place to keep all my stuff, but the blank pages error remains.

if anyone could help me, i'd be super grateful!

thanks so much :) Miro

Asked by miroschnee 2 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 15 hours ago

Firefox issues on Mac OS Sierra

Hi I am using Firefox on Mac OS Sierra and I manage a number of websites using Joomla. I've had a problem for at least a year whereby Joomla admin keeps on quitting when … (read more)

Hi

I am using Firefox on Mac OS Sierra and I manage a number of websites using Joomla. I've had a problem for at least a year whereby Joomla admin keeps on quitting when I'm navigating around the system in Firefox.

I finally gave up using Firefox for this purpose and I always use Google Chrome instead, and I've never had this problem occur in Chrome. I thought it might be related to my specific install, but on a couple of occasions when I've tried to use it on my laptop, which has a pretty pristine installation of FF, the same thing has happened.

However more problems seem to be surfacing over time, principally: 1. I am frequently unable to click a link on a web page until I refresh the page 2. Problems completing online forms. For example I just tried to make a payment transfer in Paypal but was unable to type in the amount. When I logged in with Chrome instead, it worked fine.

Firefox has been my preferred browser for a very long time and I'd like to continue using it as my main browser, but unless I can eliminate these sorts of problems.

I wonder if anyone has experienced similar problems and if they have found a solution to them?

Many thanks Jennie

Asked by Jennie Dee 1 day ago

Last reply by Jennie Dee 16 hours ago

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Wordpress Log-in automatically saved

Hi, I'm able to log-in to my Wordpress site without entering a password. I don't know why, and I'd like to disable this. My web host says it's a browser issue. This does… (read more)

Hi,

I'm able to log-in to my Wordpress site without entering a password. I don't know why, and I'd like to disable this. My web host says it's a browser issue. This doesn't happen on any other website.

I'd be grateful for help with this.

Thanks,

Josh

Asked by joshandmayasari 1 day ago

Answered by joshandmayasari 19 hours ago

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Can I turn off location bar enlargement on focus?

I hate how now when I use Cmd-L or click on the location/search bar, it 'magnifies' or gets bigger. I find it gets in the way of the bookmarks bar. I don't need this, fin… (read more)

I hate how now when I use Cmd-L or click on the location/search bar, it 'magnifies' or gets bigger. I find it gets in the way of the bookmarks bar. I don't need this, find it aesthetically unpleasant, and would love to be able to turn it off. I'm sure it was a 'feature' that was added in some recent update - why not make it configurable? Or maybe it is and I can't see how to adjust it?

Asked by Jamie Kravitz 3 weeks ago

Answered by Eve 3 weeks ago

Firefox for Mac

when Firefox is closed and a link is clicked, firefox opens with 2 windows, one with the link location and one with my home page. This happens without fail, so when an em… (read more)

when Firefox is closed and a link is clicked, firefox opens with 2 windows, one with the link location and one with my home page. This happens without fail, so when an email with a link that I want to open is pressed with the app closed. It doesnt happen if Firefox is already open. This has been going on for months, I have reinstalled OSX Catalina to see if that was the problem but to no avail.

Does anyone have any ideas

Mike

Asked by gitarman41 6 days ago

Last reply by gitarman41 1 day ago

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Is there a way to enable the address bar dropdown menu?

With the most recent update I can no longer enable the dropdown menu with my most visited websites. With previous versions setting browser.urlbar.openViewOnFocus to false… (read more)

With the most recent update I can no longer enable the dropdown menu with my most visited websites. With previous versions setting browser.urlbar.openViewOnFocus to false solved this problem. But it doesn't seem to be working now. Is there anything else I can try?

Asked by PeaceLoveBananas 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago

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When will Firefox add a default chromecast on Firefox desktop?

Hello, It's been a while since the release date of chromecast on browsers.. Today, year 2020, all the chromium based browsers add chromecast (Edge, brave, chrome, etc..).… (read more)

Hello,

It's been a while since the release date of chromecast on browsers.. Today, year 2020, all the chromium based browsers add chromecast (Edge, brave, chrome, etc..). My favorite browser is firefox, and i am forced to use a chromium based browser to cast to my androidTV's. Sometimes i think to leave this browser and use a chromium based all the time.

I searched and installed chromecast extension to firefox and nothing works to me, and they are not user frindly as chromecast extension on chrome.

Can you tell me if you even think in add a chromecast extension in firefox by default?

Thanks,

Fabio BISPO

Asked by Fabio Bispo 2 days ago

Answered by the-edmeister 1 day ago