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cookies are not stored between two sessions

Hi everyone For a few months after several repairs and installations of Firefox (and even Windows) My cookies are no longer stored in my browser after closing Firefox I h… (funda kabanzi)

Hi everyone

For a few months after several repairs and installations of Firefox (and even Windows) My cookies are no longer stored in my browser after closing Firefox

I have to authenticate myself on all web pages between all sessions: Google, Outlook ... all web applications without distinctions, even websites that I create myself.

What is intriguing is that this seems to only happen on my personal computer. It works fine from another computer with my account or on my smartphone.

I tried all the options for configuring the storage of cookies without any effect.

I regret not finding a solution, because I will have to abandon Firefox.

If anyone had any idea to find a solution to my problem, I would be very grateful to you

Asked by roedelt 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 unyaka odlule

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Firefox 96 mixed http/https content issues

I manage a website that uses https for logging in or other sensitive data but uses http for non-sensitive data. Beginning with Firefox 96, users who login using https can… (funda kabanzi)

I manage a website that uses https for logging in or other sensitive data but uses http for non-sensitive data. Beginning with Firefox 96, users who login using https can navigate to any https page on the site using their logged in credentials, but do not have their login credentials when they navigate to http pages. It appears the cookies generated on https pages are not accessible from http pages using the latest version.

Is this a bug in Firefox 96 or a feature?

Bug or not, I understand the obvious advice would be to use https for the entire site. But our site uses a 3rd party app that does not work using https. The second obvious advice would be to get rid of or fix the app so we can use https for the entire site, which will have to happen at some point. But for the meantime, is there a setting in Firefox that will allow users to login to a mixed https/http site using Firefox 96 or are users going to have to use another browser?

Asked by SisyphusOnRollerSkates 10 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 10 izinyanga ezidlule

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cookies

suddenly Firefox is blocking my entry to a specific site with the measage "Log on error. You need to enable cookies in your browser to logon to Internet Banking." I have… (funda kabanzi)

suddenly Firefox is blocking my entry to a specific site with the measage "Log on error. You need to enable cookies in your browser to logon to Internet Banking." I have tried umpteen ways around this to no avail. Google Chrome does not have this problem!! I am using version 100.0.2

Asked by Elgar 6 izinyanga ezidlule

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Firefox always removing cookies, regardless of settings

Firefox always deletes cookies for some websites when it's restarted. While working in non-private mode I checked, that the setting for removing the cookies on closing is… (funda kabanzi)

Firefox always deletes cookies for some websites when it's restarted. While working in non-private mode I checked, that the setting for removing the cookies on closing is set to off. Then I tried adding some websites to the exception list for this setting, no luck. I made sure that cookies on those websites are persistent, not session only, and they are working in other browsers. I tried disabling the plugins, but it didn't help either. It's somewhat annoying, because now I have to adjust cookie preferences every time I visit my favourite websites. I use "standard" protection settings.

Asked by sen.przemyslaw 1 unyaka odlule

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Cookies not kept v89

Hello Since version 89 my cookies are not kept anymore. I have set Firefox to delete cookies when closing but I have set exceptions for some websites to keep the cookies.… (funda kabanzi)

Hello Since version 89 my cookies are not kept anymore. I have set Firefox to delete cookies when closing but I have set exceptions for some websites to keep the cookies. Also I delete the history when closing except cookies. (This setting was chaged after updating to version 89)

With this settings Firefox kept the cookies of the exception websites But since version 89 all cookies are deleted, also those for the exception. Any new setting to do? Regards Oliver

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clearing cookies

When I try to clear cookies and cache etc in Firefox 95.0 on my Mac (OSX 11.6.1), there always remains 811kb, no matter how many times I try and clear it. Deleting the Se… (funda kabanzi)

When I try to clear cookies and cache etc in Firefox 95.0 on my Mac (OSX 11.6.1), there always remains 811kb, no matter how many times I try and clear it. Deleting the Search history doesn't get rid of it either. Previously, this didn't happen. What's going on please?

Asked by dbwm01 11 izinyanga ezidlule

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Why do cookies persist after clicking "Clear Data"?

Hi Mozilla community, The Developer Tools -> Storage -> Cookies pane shows cookies currently being stored by Firefox. If I close my browser, these cookies are auto… (funda kabanzi)

Hi Mozilla community,

The Developer Tools -> Storage -> Cookies pane shows cookies currently being stored by Firefox.

If I close my browser, these cookies are automatically deleted. However, if I follow the steps on [1], the cookies are still there, and don't get deleted. *Why?*

Thanks in advance!

Steps to reproduce:

- Start a new Firefox session
- Open Developer Tools -> Storage -> Cookies and see that the list is empty
- Go to youtube.com and click Accept All on the cookies popup
- Developer Tools -> Storage -> Cookies now shows a cookie from YouTube, as per the attached screenshot
- Go to Settings->Privacy & Security->Cookies and Site Data -> Clear Data -> Clear
- Go back to Developer Tools -> Storage -> Cookies and click on the refresh icon
- The YouTube cookie is still there
- However either of the following actions will correctly delete this cookie:

1) closing firefox (with Always Use Private Browsing Mode enabled) 2) manually deleting the cookie from the list in Developer Tools -> Storage -> Cookies


[1] https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/clear-cookies-and-site-data-firefox

Asked by tomchopin 2 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by cor-el 2 izinyanga ezidlule

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Keeping cookies in Firefox; man-oh-man, why is this so difficult?

Hello. I just updated to FF 94 but my confusion pre-dates the update. It would be most helpful to have a clear, concise, non-nerd jargon about how to keeps cookies. I nor… (funda kabanzi)

Hello. I just updated to FF 94 but my confusion pre-dates the update. It would be most helpful to have a clear, concise, non-nerd jargon about how to keeps cookies. I normally delete cookies on domain change. This works for me!

I have a specific domain, a bank, that *now* charges me a fee to log in and check my account: two-step verification. The bank says that if I don't delete their cookies when I log off then I won't be charged a fee the next time I try to log in. Fair enough.

After looking through the Firefox / Mozilla explanations on how to keep cookies, what I read is not clear. Lets start here: many of the explanations show images of the about:config: "Cookies and Site Data. What I see on my screen is not what is presented in the proposed solution. Example: at this page https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1287495 it shows "Manage Permissions". On my screen it says "Manage Exceptions". There is a big difference in understanding between "Permissions" and "Exceptions" and seeing as how I don't know what "Permissions" mean then I'm left with a hole in my understanding of how to proceed. This might sound a minor point to make, but I can not find a clear, up-to-date (FF 93) how to keep selected cookies. So please let me state clearly what I want to know and hopefully a clear, concise answer may appear.

- I want to keep specific cookies, from a specific domain, that were loaded into FF during a session. - The next time I attempt to login to that specific domain, the previously saved (hopefully) cookies will be recognized by the domain and allow me to log in without further charges.

For my purposes the "Cookies and Site Data - Manage Data" function is not relevant. I don't need to make a special election to allow cookies from my bank, nor am I trying to restrict cookies from entering the browser. I simply want to save particular stored cookies for the next attempted login to a specific domain.

Please, and with respect: clear, concise, simple language that is attuned with the visuals / graphics / images of FF 93.

Thank you in advance and wishing you healthy times.

Asked by taj 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by cor-el 1 unyaka odlule

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browser issue

I clicked on 'block cookies' option( never seen this before but I trust you guys so....) when I logged onto firefox this morning, since then there are various apps I cann… (funda kabanzi)

I clicked on 'block cookies' option( never seen this before but I trust you guys so....) when I logged onto firefox this morning, since then there are various apps I cannot get on to, eg Twitter, my banking through Nationwide, very frsutrating. So I tried to set a restore point prior to thios morning but that made no dofference, getting desperate now.

Asked by stewart.r.j 6 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 6 izinyanga ezidlule

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Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed -- is not working with exception enabled.

No matter what i do this is not working. googled alot but still. my mind at this point hurts been trying to make it work for months , one time it worked but broke again. … (funda kabanzi)

No matter what i do this is not working. googled alot but still. my mind at this point hurts been trying to make it work for months , one time it worked but broke again. i also use edge and it works flawlessly there.

So these are my current settings. 1. Enhanced tracking protection - Strict 2. Do not track- only when firefox is set to lock known trackers 3.Cookies and site Data - (ticked) Delete cookies and site data when firefox is closed .

  Manage Exceptions - i wrote github.com, steamcommunity.com, and many more but does not work

4.login and passwords - everything off 5. History- Use Custom settings for history

   (Unticked) Always use private browsing mode, Remember browsing and download history, remember search and form istory

(ticked) Clear history when fiefox closes -- In settings--everything ticked except -- browsing & download history, cookies, site setting, offline website data.


Please help.

Asked by firefox.nmnra 5 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by cor-el 5 izinyanga ezidlule

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FF Randomly Logging Me Out Of My Accounts

Hello, In the past 2 months i have a weird problem, FF keeps randomly logging me out of my accounts, FB, Yahoo Mail, Instagram, Google Account, etc, it is a totally rando… (funda kabanzi)

Hello,

In the past 2 months i have a weird problem, FF keeps randomly logging me out of my accounts, FB, Yahoo Mail, Instagram, Google Account, etc, it is a totally random event, not on closing or startup, and sometimes even in the middle of a session. I don't have too many addons or extensions installed except Ad Block Plus and Dictionary. I don't use an antivirus, not even the default one from Windows 10, everything is deactivated, and i manually scan from time to time with Malwarebytes, no infections. Also, Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed i have this unchecked as it should be. I also cleared all data, but still nothing, the problem persists. It is very annoying to keep logging in everyday on all my sites and accounts, so please, if u have a solution, help me. :)

Thank you

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I keep on being logged out on computer reboot on Garuda Linux

When I restart my computer, I am logged out of all websites although I did not select settings such as "Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed". This only ha… (funda kabanzi)

When I restart my computer, I am logged out of all websites although I did not select settings such as "Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed". This only happens with reboots and not on Suspend.

I saw two similar posts but the options look like they changed name since then: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1319622 https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1289909

I tried to apply the solutions linked there, to no avail.

This behaviour only happens on my Garuda Linux and not on Pop-os. Thus I am not sure here is the right place to ask this question.

Another strange bug which may be related is the following: if I zoom in a page (say set it at 120 percents) then go to another tab and then come back to the page I zoomed in, the zoom is reset to 100 percents.

Any help would be greatly appreciated!

Asked by benoitseron 6 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by Paul 6 izinyanga ezidlule

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Repeated Cookies Pop-up

When I log on to the National Savings website using Firefox ( though not when I log in with Chrome) I get the pop-up requiring me to accept or edit Cookies at every page … (funda kabanzi)

When I log on to the National Savings website using Firefox ( though not when I log in with Chrome) I get the pop-up requiring me to accept or edit Cookies at every page on this particular website. It even happens when I select LOG OFF. Hence it occurs maybe six or more times whilst I am browsing the website. I complained to NS&I but they report it is not caused by their system. I therefore assume it it something within Firefox which is the problem. Can someone please advise me how to prevent these pop-ups. My operating system is Windows 10.

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Social media stoped from following me, GOOD.

Firefox warned me that they had stopped a social media site from following me. GOOD but worrying, the warning came just after I failed to get into my bank account for the… (funda kabanzi)

Firefox warned me that they had stopped a social media site from following me. GOOD but worrying, the warning came just after I failed to get into my bank account for the first time in four years. Which social media site was this? I do not use ANY?

Asked by knotbovered 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by Wesley Branton 1 unyaka odlule