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Copied URL never goes away
Hello! I copied a URL into Firefox Focus and now, anytime I go to type anything else in the address bar, that URL that I copied appears as an option below. I’ve not yet discovered any means of clearing that. I’ve closed and reopened the app; I’ve restarted my phone... all to no avail. How can a browser possibly be considered private when the history is erased but previous activity is automatically stored and revealed, immediately visible and offered, by default, without even being prompted?
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Thank you for your help! I did and do have Autocomplete disabled. It seems that the app stores copied URLs for a period of time and then they disappear. I find no clear answers to this but I appreciate your suggestion. I've noticed that the copied URL stopped appearing so I tried it again... making certain that Autocomplete was disabled. The results are the same as before. Once I copy a URL into the Firefox Focus app, it will appear as an option as soon as I type ANYTHING, regardless of whether anything I type is part of that copied URL. This happens even between separate sessions when the app has been closed and reopened.
I wish your suggestion was a solution but, unfortunately, the issue is the same.
I believe that this issue (linked to the Android technology) is being looked into at the moment by our developers and I believe it may be fixed in a future update to Firefox Focus for Android.