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can't type in empty fields like search engines or login informations

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can't type in empty fields like search engines or login informations

hello i installed firefox for android but the problem is that noting happens when i try to type anything in empty fields. for example in google.com when i tap on search edit to write s.th. to search, the qwerty keyboard appears but no letter enters threre when i type! it also happens when in a forum i want to enter my login informatin;again keyboard appears but no letter enters when i type. but in address bar i can write without any problem. my device is galaxy note with android 4.0.4 thanks.

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Re: can't type in empty fields like search engines or login informations

Try disabling "Don't keep Activities" from the Android settings.

  • Press the home button
  • Press the menu button
  • Select settings
  • scroll down to the Developer options
  • scroll down to "Don't Keep Activities" and uncheck it
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Site Moderator

Re: can't type in empty fields like search engines or login informations

Try disabling "Don't keep Activities" from the Android settings.

  • Press the home button
  • Press the menu button
  • Select settings
  • scroll down to the Developer options
  • scroll down to "Don't Keep Activities" and uncheck it
New User

Re: can't type in empty fields like search engines or login informations

I am having this exact same problem too. I am using the latest version of Firefox for Android. I am on a cheapo D2 Pad running Android 4.0.4. I have the ability to type in the web address field. But nothing can be typed into any text input field on a webpage. I tried your suggestion about disabling the "dont keep activities" setting - nope - didn't help. Any other suggestions... or am I just pretty much screwed from being able to use firefox on this device...

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Re: can't type in empty fields like search engines or login informations

Hi nosajpks I unchecked 'do not keep activities' and it worked! Sorry to hear that your device doesn't accept the solution

New User

Re: can't type in empty fields like search engines or login informations

what?

New User

Re: can't type in empty fields like search engines or login informations

I have exact same problem and the fix does not help. I cant type in any fields other than the search bar. The browser that came with the agptek tablet works.