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Extensive Battery Drain Mobile App Android

Android 14, One UI 6.0, Samsung S22+ Firefox is using a large amount of battery while idle. You can see my app runs open a lot of the day, but not in use much. It has dr… (funda kabanzi)

Android 14, One UI 6.0, Samsung S22+

Firefox is using a large amount of battery while idle. You can see my app runs open a lot of the day, but not in use much. It has drained 20 percent of one days battery, and I am watching YouTube videos on another app (Grayjay btw check it out!) and it has used far less battery. If I set Firefox into a sleeping state, the app still drains a lot of battery. When in deep sleep,it stops draining as much power, but then Android keeps auto pushing their own browser to be my primary browser. I'm not sure what to do in this case, as it's too much of a hassle to have links not auto open in Firefox when in deep sleep. This excessive battery drain doesn't make sense, and I was wondering if there was any fix for this. Thanks for taking the time.

Asked by ragiangregorio+firefox 1 inyanga edlule

Answered by TyDraniu 1 inyanga edlule

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Open In App/Switch back to Firefox

Video of the issue If i open a link to redirect to an app, let’s say wikipedia, it will redirect fine. When i switch back to Firefox, the mobile version of the link i c… (funda kabanzi)

Video of the issue

If i open a link to redirect to an app, let’s say wikipedia, it will redirect fine. When i switch back to Firefox, the mobile version of the link i clicked on will be loaded instead of just displaying search engine search results where i clicked the wikipedia link. (Admin note: edited to fix formatting issue)

Another thing that happens is if i click on the link, still being wikipedia, get redirected to the app, then close out firefox, the next time i open firefox, it will redirect me back to the wikipedia app.

This issue I have been having is not just related to Wikipedia, this is for any other link that may open a related app I have installed on my phone.

iOS 17.5 iPhone 14 Pro

Asked by cmguy416 2 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by cmguy416 2 izinyanga ezidlule

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Firefox sideloaded to Nvidia Shield - Controller doesn't work! (It works fine on Vivaldi)

Hello All, For some unknown reason, the browsers available on Play Store for Nvidia Shield are crap - so far I've not found any that allow me to easily sync bookmarks etc… (funda kabanzi)

Hello All, For some unknown reason, the browsers available on Play Store for Nvidia Shield are crap - so far I've not found any that allow me to easily sync bookmarks etc between Shield/PC/Mobile.

I therefore tested and found Opera and Vivaldi sideloaded to my Nvidia Shield TV Pro both worked perfectly.

I wanted to use test Firefox as I was about to use this as my main preferred PC/mobile browser, but first I wanted to check it all worked OK.

I was able to sideload and set up Firefox, but as soon as I open a webpage the Controller stopped working.

How can this be fixed please?

Please don't suggest a browser that's intended for AndroidTV on the Shield Play Store - they are all crap due to the reasons I mentioned, the controller with Right Joysick acting as mouse pounter works perfectly on Opera and Vivaldi, so I don't understand why this it doesn't work on Firefox.

I hope this can be fixed/resolved as I would like to use Firefox as an alternative.

Thanks and regards!

Andrew Henshaw.

Asked by Andrew Henshaw 3 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by Andrew Henshaw 3 izinyanga ezidlule

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Links that open in new tab show about:blank instead

Since the last update (123.4) I have this behavior in both iPadOS and iOS: when there's a link that opens in a new tab, most of the time the new tab will open an about:bl… (funda kabanzi)

Since the last update (123.4) I have this behavior in both iPadOS and iOS: when there's a link that opens in a new tab, most of the time the new tab will open an about:blank page instead of the actual link.

I noticed this happens as I use the browser more: if I force close it and reopen it, the links will usually load OK for the first 1-4 sites, but after a period (or loading a "heavy" site la Facebook) I can reproduce the error 90% of the time.

Happens on iPad Air 3 and iPhone 13 mini.

Here's a screen recording of this behavior: https://share.icloud.com/photos/0289O_mRO-taFjm4tcOH3bAtQ

Asked by nirolf 4 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by pentagwmosu 3 izinyanga ezidlule

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google.com not displaying correctly

When I tapped on the firefox widget on my phone this morning, it showed "google.com" in the address bar but the page was blank. I checked this on my wife's phone and my t… (funda kabanzi)

When I tapped on the firefox widget on my phone this morning, it showed "google.com" in the address bar but the page was blank. I checked this on my wife's phone and my tablet and the exact same thing happens. I tried turning off my two add blockers to see if that would make a difference but it did not. I then uninstalled and reinstalled firefox on my phone from the Google Store and logged back in and it still acted the same way. For fun, I then turned on "Desktop site" in the menu and then my normal google.com page opened up. When I turned off 'desktop site', it went back to a blank screen with the "home" icon, the address bar, number of tabs open box and the 3 dots menu bar showing on top, but nothing else. I then opened my computer and works fine on my desktop. So, not sure what is happening but definitely some problem with "google.com" address on firefox (unless I toggle on "desktop site".) I also cleared my cache (which of course, was completely empty when I deleted and then added on the firefox app at the google store). Seems like might be a problem on your end? Especially since seems to happen on all four android devices that I have. I've also attached screenshots of the two pages I get, the first regular, the second with 'desktop site' toggled on.

Asked by jim.sajdak 6 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by Paul 6 izinyanga ezidlule

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GOOGLE HOMEPAGE NOT LOADING ON ANDROID

Google homepage not loading on my mobile. Done all the recommended things, reboot, restart clear cache, uninstall, reinstall nothing works. My husband then checked his ph… (funda kabanzi)

Google homepage not loading on my mobile. Done all the recommended things, reboot, restart clear cache, uninstall, reinstall nothing works. My husband then checked his phone and it is not loading on his either. Checked for updates and there are none available. We are running 121.0.1 Any advise or hepl appreciated.

Asked by susanelliott26 6 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by tonhu 6 izinyanga ezidlule

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Google page... mobile version loading as white page.

There is an issue with mobile version of Google page, page loads as white page even at freshly installed Firefox nightly without any addons etc. When searching via addres… (funda kabanzi)

There is an issue with mobile version of Google page, page loads as white page even at freshly installed Firefox nightly without any addons etc. When searching via address bar results are presented normally, but then when click on Google button to go into main page it load white page again. In addition I have checked it in my other device and it was the same behaviour, so it seems that something wrong is with Google itself. When use option to view page in desktop/computer mode page loads normally.

Asked by welchia 6 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by Paul 6 izinyanga ezidlule

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Can not load google.com on firefox for android.

When I try to go to google on Firefox for android, the website doesn't load and instead all I get is a white, blank page. When I search using google in the address bar, t… (funda kabanzi)

When I try to go to google on Firefox for android, the website doesn't load and instead all I get is a white, blank page. When I search using google in the address bar, the results show up. But then if I click the google icon to go to the google homepage, I get the blank white page again. What is going on? Also the desktop version of the site works, but the mobile version does not. It just stopped working this morning and nothing on my device had changed. I tried uninstalling firefox multiple times and still every time I redownload firefox, I get the same issue. I've been a longtime user of firefox user and the first time I have had a major issue like this.

Asked by Alan 6 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by Paul 6 izinyanga ezidlule

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JavaScript and Firefox are both screwing up my life and android phone

HOW DO WE RESTORE JAVASCRIPT. I guess 🤣 need to buy a new phone thanks to FIREFOX. None of the crap in this forum or online works. At first my problem was I can't ope… (funda kabanzi)

HOW DO WE RESTORE JAVASCRIPT. I guess 🤣 need to buy a new phone thanks to FIREFOX. None of the crap in this forum or online works. At first my problem was I can't open links because I need to enable JavaScript. I cannot use the suggested fix i.e. about:config. Doesn't work.

Just a few minutes ago I was able to post a DISAPPEARING query and then somehow I'm not in Firefox and when I try to log in WHICH I DID just minutes before I'm told my password doesn't work or I need to use primary acct which I try and still get told it's WRONG. So now I think I'm here by signing in with Gmail but the problems keep multiplying until I can't remember all the steps I took when something worked and a second later it was bad page or some warning or this that and the other. WHY THE "&?$ isn't there a fix I can complete before I die of old age? HOW DO I ENABLE JAVASCRIPT and why did it quit working?

Asked by KC 7 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by Paul 7 izinyanga ezidlule

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Using Mozilla as Default Browser

After selecting Mozilla as my default browser, I tried to perform a search but the only page that loads is the page that wants you to download Mozilla on desktop and andr… (funda kabanzi)

After selecting Mozilla as my default browser, I tried to perform a search but the only page that loads is the page that wants you to download Mozilla on desktop and android, which I already have. Each time I've tried to do a search with Firefox this is the page that appears, no search results of any kind, but when I switch my search to duckduckgo and perform the search I get results. Can someone please help me understand why I can't perform a search using firefox?? Thank you in advance for your help!

Asked by Sarecee66 8 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by James 7 izinyanga ezidlule

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JavaScript enable on Android Phone

Not sure WHY but suddenly I cannot open links or ages on my Android phone. It seems that JavaScript has gone missing and I have spent two entire days trying to get it ba… (funda kabanzi)

Not sure WHY but suddenly I cannot open links or ages on my Android phone. It seems that JavaScript has gone missing and I have spent two entire days trying to get it back with about:config but it's not allowing me to proceed and it's a major pain I need to fix ASAP.

Asked by KC 7 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by Paul 7 izinyanga ezidlule

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Mozilla 120 Hard-Freezing my Android 11 Phone

Hello, Firefox 120 is freezing my Android 11 phone when I start typing on the search bar (weirdly it start to happens when a space is inserted). It freezes so hard that … (funda kabanzi)

Hello,

Firefox 120 is freezing my Android 11 phone when I start typing on the search bar (weirdly it start to happens when a space is inserted). It freezes so hard that pretty much it takes 30-min to 1 hour for the phone to restart or the battery to drain.

Reverting to 119.1.1 solves the problem immediately.

My guess would be that maybe the search bar or the suggestion related code introduced something weird, as I do have a lot of bookmarks. Nevertheless, it's definitely a new issue (been using Firefox mobile since first day around 2010) and introduced in 120.0.

Since the phone is hard freezing, I can't even connect in ADB and try to see any message hinting at what's wrong. If there's a crash trace maybe some info could be dug there.

Thanks in advance for the help!

Asked by hatt.droid 8 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by hatt.droid 7 izinyanga ezidlule

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Webpages are not loading, at all on FF for Android

I have no idea what is happening... But after restarting, clearing my cache, making sure I have data and it is working for other apps... Still no results. No matter what… (funda kabanzi)

I have no idea what is happening... But after restarting, clearing my cache, making sure I have data and it is working for other apps... Still no results.

No matter what, whether I try to type in a URL, click on a link in the google app, or refresh a page I already have open, the app doesn't even attempt to load a page or throw up an error. Just a blank background, no loading bar, no error messages, and no redirects...

FF for Android Version 112.2.0 Build #2015946691

Asked by x10guy 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by Paul 1 unyaka odlule

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Firefox glitching

Hello, My firefox has started glitching like crazy. It's like it's trying to constantly resize itself. It has been happening since I opened it on pop-up mode on my Sams… (funda kabanzi)

Hello,

My firefox has started glitching like crazy. It's like it's trying to constantly resize itself. It has been happening since I opened it on pop-up mode on my Samsung Fold 5, but I've tried reopening it in pop up mode, and all other modes, restarting my device, reinstalling firefox, everything I can think of and it's still doing it. Some of my icons are a mess too. I really don't want to switch to another browser... Anyone have any bright ideas? Adding screenshots to show issue.

Kindest regards,

Matthew Trigg

Asked by tr199.69 11 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by tr199.69 11 izinyanga ezidlule

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Amazon

duplicate of /questions/1420379 thread. After last update, Amazon pages do not display correctly and prime video error We’re experiencing a problem playing this video.… (funda kabanzi)

duplicate of /questions/1420379 thread.

After last update, Amazon pages do not display correctly and prime video error

We’re experiencing a problem playing this video. For assistance please go to www.Amazon.com/videohelp.

Which doesn’t have any help regarding this issue.

Asked by dornwilliston 11 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by Medhasree Suram 11 izinyanga ezidlule