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How to change where downloaded items go?

I am on Android Firefox and I accidentally chose "Always" on the pop-up asking where I want my downloaded items to go. I want to change it because where the files are now… (read more)

I am on Android Firefox and I accidentally chose "Always" on the pop-up asking where I want my downloaded items to go. I want to change it because where the files are now sent is inconvenient at best but i cannot find such an option to change my preference in either the Firefox settings bar nor my phone's device settings.

Asked by e.yvette058 10 months ago

Answered by e.yvette058 10 months ago

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Bookmarks not migrated to new phone after using "copy apps & data"

Hey, I had to replace my Android phone and send the old one in. I had the google cloud backup activated + used the transfer data and apps function when migrating (Androi… (read more)

Hey,

I had to replace my Android phone and send the old one in. I had the google cloud backup activated + used the transfer data and apps function when migrating (Android to Android). However, it seems like my bookmarks are gone, I guess there is no way to get them back. Is this correct behavior?

I understand that there is Firefox sync and save feature (which I use on my personal device). However my understanding was that migrating phones with the "copy apps & data" function should migrate things seamless without having to worry about custom logins in each app. Did I do something wrong? Or is this understanding wrong? If so, would this be different in ios (this was a very painful experience that I don't want to repeat)?

Thanks for your help & sorry if this is only partially Firefox specific and partially about my general understanding.

Asked by ckdwuwdzhofigzlamo 10 months ago

Answered by Paul 10 months ago

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How to download the .apk file in China?

Due to the Firewall of our government, we Chinese couldn't download Firefox Android on Google Play Store without violating the law. And, neither Github nor F-droid provid… (read more)

Due to the Firewall of our government, we Chinese couldn't download Firefox Android on Google Play Store without violating the law. And, neither Github nor F-droid provides the service for users in China to download the app directly.

How could we download it?

Asked by Mikachu 12 months ago

Answered by James 12 months ago

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migrating Firefox bookmarks from one Android phone to another.

Hello, I recently got a new Android phone. On my previous Android phone I used Firefox without creating an account and saved hundreds of bookmarks. I would like to move t… (read more)

Hello, I recently got a new Android phone. On my previous Android phone I used Firefox without creating an account and saved hundreds of bookmarks. I would like to move those bookmarks to Firefox on my new phone. Please tell me how to do this. Thank you!

Asked by honeywood5 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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PDF Download

In the recent update, there is a new feature which allowed people to view pdf directly in the browser rather than downloading it. Ever since this was implemented, I am no… (read more)

In the recent update, there is a new feature which allowed people to view pdf directly in the browser rather than downloading it. Ever since this was implemented, I am not able to download any pdf, instead it keeps opening up the pdf in another tab which is not what I'm trying to do. Is there a way to fix this?

Asked by Shamil 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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Download PDF Without Opening in New Tab

Starting about a week ago, every time I try to download a PDF file, it opens in a new tab instead of actually downloading. I have to copy the link and paste it into the G… (read more)

Starting about a week ago, every time I try to download a PDF file, it opens in a new tab instead of actually downloading. I have to copy the link and paste it into the Google Chrome app to make it download properly. How do I fix this?

Asked by tjlford 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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How to download (not view) a pdf-file ?

Android 13 / Firefox 111.1.0 Since a short while it seems that Firefox for Android opens pdf-files directly in the browser instead of offering the download option (as it… (read more)

Android 13 / Firefox 111.1.0

Since a short while it seems that Firefox for Android opens pdf-files directly in the browser instead of offering the download option (as it used to be). My Samsung Tab6 Light shows the pdf in compressed fonts, thus it is mostly unreadable. How can I download the pdf instead of viewing it? Or: How can I download the pdf to save it on my device? If I tap the opened pdf a function 'Share' is offered, but then when I try to share via Email nothing is shared!??

Thank you kindly for any support in this. Ueli (Switzerland)

Asked by UeliF 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago