Stop opening in external apps?

When I tap on a YouTube link, or Reddit, or Amazon etc, FireFox Focus opens it in the native app. This completely undermines the entire purpose of app. I use it when I do… (читать ещё)

When I tap on a YouTube link, or Reddit, or Amazon etc, FireFox Focus opens it in the native app. This completely undermines the entire purpose of app. I use it when I don’t want to access something while signed in. It’s crazy that a “Privacy Browser” happily gives my searches over to the companies I’m trying to avoid.

This seems to be new behavior in a recent update… it used to occasionally ask me if I wanted to open the app but now it’s just automatic.

If I long press a link and tap “open link” it usually stays inside FireFox Focus… but it’s inconvenient, hard to remember, and I never know what is going to trigger the external apps.

Can we please at least give the option to disable this??

Задан thisisbensilver 4 дня назад

Firefox linked my work gmail and my personal one, now my personal one is under an administator

As the subject says, I logged into my work gmail on my personal laptop, and since then my personal gmail (as well as every other gmail I used on this laptop BEFORE loggin… (читать ещё)

As the subject says, I logged into my work gmail on my personal laptop, and since then my personal gmail (as well as every other gmail I used on this laptop BEFORE logging into my work one) is now under this Administrator, on all devices. I've contacted the IT department and they said they only had my work gmail under their system. More digging around and I found it to be a cookies issue, as Google Chrome (even after logging in and out of all my gmails personal and work) was absolutely fine and so was Microsoft edge.

No matter how many times I fresh install, clear cookies, or change settings in Firefox, my personal gmail is still locked under restricted mode. Linked below is proof that Google doesn't recognize my account under restriced mode, yet Youtube still says I'm being managed.

I would like my google accounts back, and if I have to wipe all my Firefox data and abandon it, I will. I just don't want to use another browser

Задан newlak778 3 дня назад

Последний ответ от newlak778 15 часов назад

Google sourced content often fails to load

For the last few months (perhaps concurrent with a Firefox update, but I don't remember), Firefox seems to be having problems with Google-sourced stuff. It's intermittent… (читать ещё)

For the last few months (perhaps concurrent with a Firefox update, but I don't remember), Firefox seems to be having problems with Google-sourced stuff. It's intermittent, but the most frequent failures are searches using either the address field or the dedicated search field - much of the time I just get a blank page, and at first it looks like it might be trying to load something, but after awhile the "X" abort icon changes to the reload icon, signaling that it thinks it is loaded or has given up. Success or failure seems to come in waves or phases, not completely random - immediately retrying will usually not work. If I can get to the Google home page by typing "google.com" directly (which has a much better batting average than searching in the address/search fields, although not always), I can search directly on the Google page without trouble for some mysterious reason (perhaps that fills the page using AJAX rather than reloading - I'm not sure). But then clicking on one of the results might not work, because that initially goes to a Google URL before redirecting to the requested page. I've resorted to extracting the page location from that redirection URL just to bypass Google.

Other Google services have problems, too. YouTube's home page usually loads outlines of videos, but sometimes it fails to fill in thumbnails and other details or does so VERY slowly. Occasionally even reCaptcha will fail to load when I'm trying to log into some site that uses it. And even when something appears to fully load and function (e.g. a couple Google Sheets I use daily), often the "stop loading this page" X and hourglass on the tab will remain, indicating that it thinks something is still loading (in that case, it seems to never time out - I either click the X or ignore it). All these types of failures started at the same time, so they seem to have a common cause.

I have not noticed any problems with sources that are not owned by Google. And Chrome and Edge have no problems at all. So apparently it's specifically Firefox and Google that are not getting along. I'm running Firefox 108.0.1 (in PortableApps, although located on my hard drive) on Windows 11.

These failures happen even if I start Firefox in troubleshooting mode (which proves it's not caused by an add-on) or open Google in a private window so that there are no cookies involved. Since Chrome works, I also tried using the User-Agent Switcher add-on to pretend I'm Chrome, but that also has no effect. I expected to see tons of other complaints about this on the web, but there have been surprisingly few, and the only suggestion that seemed relevant (and effective for some people) was to set "security.tls.enable_0rtt_data" to false, but that has not made any noticeable difference in my case.

I waited through a couple Firefox updates, hoping it would just get well, but I've lost patience. Are there any new ideas out there?

Задан OsakaWebbie 3 недели назад

Последний ответ от OsakaWebbie 5 дней назад

Save fullscreen screenshot as an image, not PDF

Firefox version 109 for iOS introduced the feature to save a fullscreen screenshot of a webpage as a PDF. Is it possible to save it as an image instead? If not, why? Is i… (читать ещё)

Firefox version 109 for iOS introduced the feature to save a fullscreen screenshot of a webpage as a PDF. Is it possible to save it as an image instead?

If not, why? Is it a limitation set by iOS? Doesn’t make much sense to have a PDF of a screenshot.

Задан appleuser2315786 5 дней назад

Substack website

About 50% of the time an article on the Substack site will not load fully. Either the text loads and images do not, or the page loads not at all. I do not have this iss… (читать ещё)

About 50% of the time an article on the Substack site will not load fully. Either the text loads and images do not, or the page loads not at all. I do not have this issue using Edge. I am using Firefox 109.0 on Windows 10. Thank you.

Задан makent3648 4 дня назад

Последний ответ от makent3648 3 дня назад

Unable to send emails "Outgoing server failed'

When I try to send emails an error message pops up stating: "Sending of the message failed. The message could not be sent because connecting to Outgoing server (SMTP) smt… (читать ещё)

When I try to send emails an error message pops up stating: "Sending of the message failed. The message could not be sent because connecting to Outgoing server (SMTP) smtp.cwsswater.ca failed. The server may be unavailable or is refusing SMTP connections. Please verify that your Outgoing server (SMTP) settings are correct and try again."

My server name is smtp.cwsswater.ca, using port 587, connection security is set to none, and authentication method is password, transmitted securely. I've checked my firewall and that wasn't the issue. I'm at a loss on how to fix this issue. Any help is appreciated.

Задан steve500 4 дня назад

Последний ответ от steve500 3 дня назад

My Firefox profile cannot be loaded. Cannot start Firefox or profile manager, have followed other articles

After a long time, I've decided to reinstall Firefox on my PC. Upon installing it, I got the error "Your firefox profile cannot be loaded. it may be missing or inaccess… (читать ещё)

After a long time, I've decided to reinstall Firefox on my PC. Upon installing it, I got the error "Your firefox profile cannot be loaded. it may be missing or inaccessible." I cannot start Firefox.

After looking online, I found this article on the support page: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-run-firefox-when-profile-missing-inaccessible

I tried opening the profile manager, but can't get to it since Firefox won't start. It also is not accessible through using "firefox.exe -P" in the run dialog box.

So then I followed the directions and found my existing profiles.ini which pointed to my profile file. Wondering if it got corrupted, I changed the file extension to profiles.iniold and moved the whole mozilla folder to my desktop. Firefox continued to give me the same error message.

Finally I uninstalled firefox, deleted the mozilla folder under %appdata%, deleted the Mozilla folder under %programdata%, and deleted any mention of Mozilla in regedit. I finally reinstalled a fresh copy of firefox... and I got the same profile cannot be loaded error.

Is there somewhere that I'm not seeing that needs to be deleted to finally get a fresh install? I don't care about the original profile and am happy to start from scratch, but have no idea what I can still do in order to get to that point. Any suggestions on what I can do to completely remove any remnants of the original install from years ago?

Задан robert.whitneyiii 2 дня назад

Последний ответ от robert.whitneyiii 1 день назад

Extension for memorizing and auto-attributing firefox windows to macOS desktops by number?

Hi there. I use Firefox in macOS, and I always have multiple windows in different Desktops. As you know, Desktops in mac are numbered, and each App in the Dock has the op… (читать ещё)

Hi there. I use Firefox in macOS, and I always have multiple windows in different Desktops.

As you know, Desktops in mac are numbered, and each App in the Dock has the option "Assign to" a particular Desktop number or Desktops in Display X. But that is too limiting, because all windows appear in the same Desktop. I'd like an option or Extension in Firefox that allows me to set each Firefox window to a particular Desktop number, so that I don't have to re-organize all my windows every time I restart Firefox.

Does anyone know if there is anything like that?

Задан Tiago Pomella Lobo 4 дня назад

Последний ответ от Tiago Pomella Lobo 2 часа назад

YouTube not buffering videos as it should

Over the last few weeks I have noticed YouTube will not buffer the videos properly. Its like I have dial up internet, and every 2-5 seconds the video will pause and then … (читать ещё)

Over the last few weeks I have noticed YouTube will not buffer the videos properly. Its like I have dial up internet, and every 2-5 seconds the video will pause and then replay..

I have added photos of my phone specs, and download speed.

One thing I have noticed though, is in some areas my phone will be switching from 5g to 4g, even if I am in the same spot. It usually settles down though. This may be one part of the problem, however I have had my phone for over 12 months now, and this problem has o ly recently became an issue.

Ffs YouTube, just buffer the complete video if you? Think I have shut internet? Whu can't it be like the old days, when I could pause the video and the whole video would buffer. Ffs.

Задан Nate 6 дней назад

Последний ответ от Nate 6 дней назад

Controlling camera in Firefox

Hi there, I have a laptop running Windows 10, plus the latest version of Firefox. The laptop has a built-in webcam. I have also connected an external webcam via USB. This… (читать ещё)

Hi there,

I have a laptop running Windows 10, plus the latest version of Firefox. The laptop has a built-in webcam. I have also connected an external webcam via USB. This second camera is better quality and preferred, I visit a web site. When I first activate the camera, I am presented with a dropdown of available cameras. The USB camera appears in the list. All is fine. I instruct Firefox to "allow" this camera to be used. (first image) However, after a short time, less than a second, the same dialog is shown again, this time without the USB camera. (second image) There have been no actual hardware changes. I can then click "allow" again and the *integrated* camera works, i.e. not the desired camera. So, two questions, really. First, what just happened? Did Firefox try to control the USB camera, find that it couldn't, and redisplay the dialog showing only the "controllable" option? Second, my desired endpoint here is for the web site to use the USB camera. How do I achieve this? I can easily do this with Chrome but I like Firefox. TIA.

Задан pete103 3 дня назад

Последний ответ от pete103 3 дня назад

Браузер

Здравствуйте, мой браузер постоянно падает когда я начинаю переключать открытые вкладки, за последние 2 дня это произошло ~20 раз.

Задан rodion.suvorov.94 6 дней назад

Nextcloud login from Firefox

hullom snce several days I canot login to my nextcloud anymore, not with any of my different user names. Nextcloud will show a login screen, I can enter my credentials, F… (читать ещё)

hullom snce several days I canot login to my nextcloud anymore, not with any of my different user names. Nextcloud will show a login screen, I can enter my credentials, Firefox will try to connect and after a while present me a fresh empty login screen. On one of my other macs (same OS) Firefox does login ok. After deleting Firefox app and reinstalling Firefox again, the behaviour does not change. Also deleting the stored login names and passwords does not help, deleting a bunch off cookies neither. What else could I do?

Задан daniel177 6 дней назад

toolbar enters overflow menu when watching full screen videos, incl default bar/settings

entire firefox toolbar enters overflow menu thingy when i watch videos in full screen (player full screen not FF/f11 fullscreen), this also happens even when i reset tool… (читать ещё)

entire firefox toolbar enters overflow menu thingy when i watch videos in full screen (player full screen not FF/f11 fullscreen), this also happens even when i reset toolbar to default, all of it still enters overflow, and i have to press F11 twice to get it "out" this is totally new, (didn't even know there was an overflow thingy), in over a decade of firefox never encountered this seen it, to the point i didnt' realize overflow was a thing, and on a new install i can't seemingly to get it to not keep "eating" my toolbar

this is super annoying, and i would really really like a way to "Lock" my toolbar so this doesn't happen, and i can't imagine it's normal in anyway, specially when it happens on default and a clean install/empty browser, please help get back to normal toolbar "sticky"

Задан hitmanpro 2 недели назад

Последний ответ от hitmanpro 5 дней назад

input date no cross to deselect since last update

Hello When we used input date before last update we had a cross to deselect date. now it has disappeared, why ? and how to resolve this without make a new script ? Than… (читать ещё)

Hello When we used input date before last update we had a cross to deselect date. now it has disappeared, why ? and how to resolve this without make a new script ? Thank's Franck

Задан contact787 6 дней назад

Thunderbird auto startup problem

I put Thunderbird in the start up folder. It works a few times and then gets disabled. No matter how many times I re-enabled it, it reverts to disabled. I created a task … (читать ещё)

I put Thunderbird in the start up folder. It works a few times and then gets disabled. No matter how many times I re-enabled it, it reverts to disabled. I created a task in Task Scheduler - same thing happens. I've searched everywhere and can't find anything that could be causing this. Anyone got an idea what's going on?

Задан haydn99 3 дня назад

Последний ответ от haydn99 23 часа назад