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Lost my passwords after reinstall

Samsung Galaxy S9 plus. I mistakenly uninstalled Firefox, then reboored and reinstalled it. How do I recover my saved passwords? I tried going to the Data folder, but … (read more)

Samsung Galaxy S9 plus.

I mistakenly uninstalled Firefox, then reboored and reinstalled it. How do I recover my saved passwords?

I tried going to the Data folder, but there is only 1 folder there, "export messages", for an app that lets me print out or save existing text messages .

Help!!

Asked by whattodo 1 day ago

Last reply by whattodo 1 hour ago

auto fill doesn't suggest new passwords in Android apps

If I try and use Firefox as my android password manager when I'm filling in details on an app I get prompted to unlock Firefox and it can search for existing accounts but… (read more)

If I try and use Firefox as my android password manager when I'm filling in details on an app I get prompted to unlock Firefox and it can search for existing accounts but it doesn't reliabiy suggest new strong passwords on account creation screens.

Asked by saurbaum 5 days ago

Last reply by Paul 4 hours ago

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Access data etc.

My phone has died and I have Miles of history data collections very important that is that I want to be able to access on my new phone I have downloaded Firefox and it wi… (read more)

My phone has died and I have Miles of history data collections very important that is that I want to be able to access on my new phone I have downloaded Firefox and it will not bring anything at all across even though it's recognized my sign in my email my photo

Asked by Malia Stewart 1 day ago

Last reply by Paul 4 hours ago

How can I be 100% sure that my passwords are not stored somewhere?

I've been deleting my saved passwords in Firefox, after migrating to a standalone password manager. It's been anything but easy (deletions are not synced, and bulk deleti… (read more)

I've been deleting my saved passwords in Firefox, after migrating to a standalone password manager. It's been anything but easy (deletions are not synced, and bulk deletion process is inconvenient to say the least).

What worries me is that my "deleted" passwords kept coming back as soon as I enabled Sync, until I realised I had duplicate devices in my Mozilla account control panel. I still have, though, some other connected services (Add-ons, Mozilla Support, Mozilla Monitor...).

Is what I've done enough to ensure they're gone? Where exactly are synced passwords stored, and how can I be sure that they aren't lying around in a Mozilla server, awaiting a future data breach? I don't have the time and energy to change 200+ passwords.

Asked by Álvaro González 1 day ago

Last reply by Paul 4 hours ago

Save data being erased when I close the app

I'm new to switching browsers and I tried for 5 days to transfer my data successfully but whenever it does work when I close the app it just removes my data, I spent a wh… (read more)

I'm new to switching browsers and I tried for 5 days to transfer my data successfully but whenever it does work when I close the app it just removes my data, I spent a while searching and the only topics about it are on PC and I'm trying to make it work on Android.

Asked by tariqq9809 1 day ago

Last reply by Paul 4 hours ago

Videos stutter

Hi, I have a problem with my firefox app. Everytime I play or skip a port of a video, it plays stuttering and return normal only If I rewind some second (if I pause it no… (read more)

Hi, I have a problem with my firefox app. Everytime I play or skip a port of a video, it plays stuttering and return normal only If I rewind some second (if I pause it nothing change). Anyone knows why? Is there some way to solve this problem? I have deleted every data, cookies etc, every add-on and reinstalled the app but nothing changed. I also formatted every setting of my device but same result. Oh, also, this problem don't happen with other apps like gallery or chrome video (I hope bitrate doesn't cause problems).) .

Asked by marianiiccolo 8 hours ago

Last reply by Paul 4 hours ago

YouTube playlist covering video

Hello world! (Sorry; had to.) I just started using Firefox for Android, as a workaround to the problems I'm having with playing my YouTube playlists. But, I'm having s… (read more)

Hello world! (Sorry; had to.)

I just started using Firefox for Android, as a workaround to the problems I'm having with playing my YouTube playlists.

But, I'm having several problems in Firefox for Android.

1. Playlists (the actual lists of videos) cover the video that's currently playing. My workaround to this is to play in full screen mode, but that brings up problem

2. Full screen videos automatically switch to landscape orientation, despite system settings, with no apparent way to switch back to portrait orientation without also exiting full screen mode. I've tried rotating my phone with auto rotate on/off; neither setting has any affect on the orientation.

What's extremely frustrating about this is that any workaround is actually a workaround to a workaround to a workaround; it's workaroundception.

What I really really want is to be able to simply play my playlist/listen to it without having to jump through hoops and without having to burn through data like a bonfire burns through sticks.

IMO, the best solution would be to download the entire playlist:

https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PL-Hu9zPsGgiUKHoc2GeRo6ydKQMIQy8Pt&si=LzYVEe1sd8T1knZF

...in one go, and stick it on an mp3 player like it's 2009. So far, the only YouTube to mp3 sites I've found only download individual videos; not whole playlists. (And that's not really a Mozilla issue anyway; the Mozilla issues are the unwanted rotation and the video stack covering up the currently playing video.)

Asked by Nate Jones 7 hours ago

Android Firefox does not properly sync passwords

hey community, i am pretty desperate at this point, so i thought, i'd just ask you: a while ago i had a breach of some of my old passwords. i was able to redo all my pa… (read more)

hey community,

i am pretty desperate at this point, so i thought, i'd just ask you:

a while ago i had a breach of some of my old passwords. i was able to redo all my passwords into new and strong passwords before someone did shenanigans with my accounts, but the password sync of my firefox app on android still has the old passwords.

i tried disconnecting and reconnecting the sync, i tried deleting the cache and app data, still everytime i get the same result. i can't even log into ky university's default account anymore.

i desperately need your help. what am i doing wrong, what am i missing?

greetings!

Asked by seb_adam 1 week ago

Last reply by seb_adam 18 hours ago

Youtube videos dropping 2/3 of frames.

When playing a video on YouTube the video is choppy and drops around 2/3 of the frames. This happens on every video that I click on. I have found that if I double tap to… (read more)

When playing a video on YouTube the video is choppy and drops around 2/3 of the frames. This happens on every video that I click on.

I have found that if I double tap to jump back 10 seconds in the video it will no longer drop frames and play smoothly, but if I change the playback resolution it returns to being choppy until jumping in the video again.

I am currently running the latest stable download from the play store, and my phone is a OnePlus 8t.

Asked by pblock4 2 weeks ago

Last reply by Piotr Chmielowski 18 hours ago

Youtube is stuttering when i play it through Firefox on my Android phone

Hi! I been using youtube through firefox on my phone for awhile now. Mostly since it allows me to play the video when the screen is off. I have now swapped phone to a HT… (read more)

Hi! I been using youtube through firefox on my phone for awhile now. Mostly since it allows me to play the video when the screen is off.

I have now swapped phone to a HTC U23 Pro. After the change everytime that i look at a video now it stutters a lot. No matter the network connection.

On my old Samsung A71 it still works fine.

It works fine in the youtube app or through grayjay.

Have removed every add on i have and resinstalled firefox but the issue is the same.

Any tips on what i can do to fix it?

Asked by Simpan 1 day ago