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Disabled most visited websites automatically added in homepage ?

How to disbale most visited websites get automatically added in homepage of Firefox android browser ? I kept shortcuts option enabled to add shortcut manually as pe… (read more)

How to disbale most visited websites get automatically added in homepage of Firefox android browser ?

I kept shortcuts option enabled to add shortcut manually as per user choice. I don't want browser to add most recently visited websites to get add as shortcuts in tile form in homepage of firebox browser.

Is there any config to disabled for this issue ? Please help

Asked by dilal35221 5 days ago

Last reply by Paul 6 hours ago

Private tabs

Private tabs disconnects the second I switch to another app or turn off screen. And when I switch back tabs basically opens again. So if I try to listen to a podcast from… (read more)

Private tabs disconnects the second I switch to another app or turn off screen. And when I switch back tabs basically opens again. So if I try to listen to a podcast from a private tab, it will stop, if there was any data typed, it will be lost. I disabled all power saving settings on the phone, it didn't help. And I didn't find anything in Firefox settings I'm using redmi note 10 with miui 14 global. Firefox from Google play. And UBlock and Privacy Badger are installed

Asked by iosifsecret 1 day ago

Firefox for Android has been "forgetting" active tabs lately (since, I suspect, Version 124.0)

Lately, Firefox for Android has started "forgetting" active tabs. I have changed absolutely nothing in the settings. Most of the Active Tabs I've had for years are gone. … (read more)

Lately, Firefox for Android has started "forgetting" active tabs. I have changed absolutely nothing in the settings. Most of the Active Tabs I've had for years are gone. Now I only have about 5 left & they get corrupted every couple of days. For example, the 3rd one in the attached Screenshot: I'm playing "catch-up" on old Guardian crosswords, currently on 15,179. At irregular intervals, say every couple of days, it gets replaced with an older one, 15,166 for example. I suspect it must have been changed in the Version released on March 19, 2024 (124.0)

Asked by Mozilla559 1 week ago

Tabs are reopening in Firefox Android

If I close some tabs and then close FF in the next period of time, more than half of the time when I open it again the tabs are still there. Could be a cache problem? One… (read more)

If I close some tabs and then close FF in the next period of time, more than half of the time when I open it again the tabs are still there. Could be a cache problem? OnePlus 6t here, last FF update installed

Asked by Luca Frau 3 weeks ago

Last reply by Luca Frau 2 weeks ago

Every time a tab leaves focus, it refreshes

Whenever the app leaves the foreground, even for half a second, or if I switch tabs and then return to the original tab, it refreshes and I lose all the data on it. When … (read more)

Whenever the app leaves the foreground, even for half a second, or if I switch tabs and then return to the original tab, it refreshes and I lose all the data on it. When I need to copy information to fill out a form, or get a code from a 2fa app, I lose all the the progress. This is driving me crazy and making it almost impossible for me to use Firefox as my main browser. I shouldn't have to restart a whole form because I got a phone call and went to the call screen for a second. Battery optimizations are all disabled.

Asked by Uri 2 weeks ago

Last reply by Paul 2 weeks ago

Tabs on android app "unload" themselves whenever I minimize the browser

Tabs on android app "unload" themselves whenever I minimize the browser I'm 100% sure I've toggled an option to kill apps when they're minized in phone settings, and thus… (read more)

Tabs on android app "unload" themselves whenever I minimize the browser I'm 100% sure I've toggled an option to kill apps when they're minized in phone settings, and thus issue only happens with the Firefox browser and nothing else. I have the latest version.

Asked by Ctlz 3 weeks ago

Last reply by Ctlz 3 weeks ago

Home page keeps opening new tabs

When I press the home button, the tab I was on remains in the background and a new tab is opened if I tap on one of the shortcuts. Is it possible to make it so that it st… (read more)

When I press the home button, the tab I was on remains in the background and a new tab is opened if I tap on one of the shortcuts. Is it possible to make it so that it stays in the same tab like on PC?

Asked by sz.zoltan939 1 month ago

Last reply by Paul 1 month ago

stopping session auto-refresh on return to opened tab

i really need to PERMANENTLY DISABLE the infernal, default auto-refresh session on return to already opened tab. tyranny of the default on Android. if/when i want to ref… (read more)

i really need to PERMANENTLY DISABLE the infernal, default auto-refresh session on return to already opened tab. tyranny of the default on Android.

if/when i want to refresh that session, i'll do so MANUALLY.

i want this, not only in alpha, but beta & standard, too. so, it just can't be buried in about:config, which is nanny-state removed from standard. it must be exposed in UI Settings.

i'm not the first or only to request this.

Asked by wti0 1 month ago

Last reply by Paul 1 month ago

Firefox on Android often shows the wrong content when switching tabs, it shows the page from a different tab

Seems to be a bug on Firefox on Android where the tabs don't show the right page. I haven't been able to track down exact steps to reproduce, but it happens regularly on … (read more)

Seems to be a bug on Firefox on Android where the tabs don't show the right page. I haven't been able to track down exact steps to reproduce, but it happens regularly on my phone.

Asked by Jay Tuckey 1 month ago

Last reply by Jay Tuckey 1 month ago

Firefox Android UX

I use the Firefox app for Android on a regular basis. For a long time I have found one unpleasant problem with tabs, when I open a new tab and notice that the remaining … (read more)

I use the Firefox app for Android on a regular basis.

For a long time I have found one unpleasant problem with tabs, when I open a new tab and notice that the remaining 107 old tabs are open, I cannot close all tabs except the current one. I can close all tabs, but the current one will close too. Sometimes I have to look for a link in the browsing history after that, it can takes several minutes. It would be convenient, in addition to the inactive tabs section, to be able to simply close everything except the current one.

Maybe there is already such a function without using third-party mods on Firefox?

Asked by l_l_l_l-l_l_l_l 1 month ago

Opening all tabs from one Android device on another new one

Hello, I have one Android phone with Firefox and many, many tabs open in it. I am going to migrate to another Android and would like to have all those tabs open on the ne… (read more)

Hello, I have one Android phone with Firefox and many, many tabs open in it. I am going to migrate to another Android and would like to have all those tabs open on the new device. I googled and found Firefox sync. Tried that but on the new device all the tabs are visible in a list of tabs from the other devices but they are not opened ! I would need to go through all of them and then open each (too many to do that manually). Is there any semi-automatic way of having all the tabs from the old device opened (as tabs) on the new device ?

If there is no such way I can alos try low-level solutions i.e.: that requires accessing both phones over USB and copying particular files.

Asked by user7777 1 month ago

Last reply by user7777 1 month ago

Clicking on home button also opens new tab - bug? how to disable?

When I click on the home button, I expect the browser to navigate to the home page. This works on all browsers that I know, aside from Firefox for Android. On Firefox for… (read more)

When I click on the home button, I expect the browser to navigate to the home page. This works on all browsers that I know, aside from Firefox for Android. On Firefox for Android, it opens the home page in a new tab. This is not configured by me, it's certainly not expected, it's not intuitive, and I don't see a way to disable this "feature".

Is this a bug? If it is a "feature", how can I disable it?

Note that the home page itself is fine, and it offers exactly what I want it to have. There's no need to change the behaviour or looks of the home page itself.

Asked by Carsten 1 month ago

Samsung Smart Switch & copying open tabs

This night be a question for Samsung. I am testing some Samsung Galaxy Z Flip phones. I used Smart Switch to migrate from my S10 to a Flip 3. Firefox was entirely mirror… (read more)

This night be a question for Samsung.

I am testing some Samsung Galaxy Z Flip phones. I used Smart Switch to migrate from my S10 to a Flip 3. Firefox was entirely mirror copied. Even the phone name on Firefox was copied and it was logged into my Firefox account on the Flip 3. All open tabs were on the Flip 3, even inactive tabs. A mirror copy.

I did this again from the Flip 3 to a Flip 4. Same result. Then repeated that to another Flip 4, (being the same model I thought this would be no problem) but all I have is a fresh install of Firefox. Account login, tabs, nothing was copied. I've repeated this process using Smart Switch about 6 times now trying a few things like ensuring Firefox is removed on the destination, updating the destination OS etc.

Is there a better option? Is there something in a newer version of Firefox that prevents Smart Switch from copying the current cached files and this state?

Thank you.

Asked by DaveQB 2 months ago

Twitter login issue...

A few weeks ago, I was having trouble logging into my Twitter account on Firefox (not on Edge). In an unrelated issue, I had to reformate my computer, and the problem wen… (read more)

A few weeks ago, I was having trouble logging into my Twitter account on Firefox (not on Edge). In an unrelated issue, I had to reformate my computer, and the problem went away. Today, Firefox updated itself, and the problem returned. I have it bookmarked as a pinned tab, and when I click on it, I get an error message, and it won't let me log in. However, if I right click on the same tab, and select "open in private window", it lets me log in, no issues. I don't really want to have a new window open though, and it worked after I reformatted, and before this update. I have done what previous people have suggested (clicking on the security icon to turn off security for that page), but it doesn't help. Any suggestions would be nice. Thanks in advance...

Asked by carlrgoodwin 2 months ago

App opens erroneously after defaults are cleared

I have the Goodreads app installed on my OnePlus 8 running Android 13.1. When I get emails from members who comment, instead of the app opening Firefox opens a tab after … (read more)

I have the Goodreads app installed on my OnePlus 8 running Android 13.1. When I get emails from members who comment, instead of the app opening Firefox opens a tab after having cleared defaults. I have also selected the Ask When opening settings but nothing changes. Please explain how to fix this. Thanks

Asked by jontalk 2 months ago