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Dual boot (Win7 & openSUSE TW) ZBook-17-G2-Tumbleweed

The machine name ZBook-17-G2-Tumbleweed is not showing in Sync Tabs. Firefox has lost all my tabs a few time in the past 2 weeks and when I opened the sync tab to bring … (funda kabanzi)

The machine name ZBook-17-G2-Tumbleweed is not showing in Sync Tabs. Firefox has lost all my tabs a few time in the past 2 weeks and when I opened the sync tab to bring the tabs back the machine name is not there and all my open tabs are gone.

Firefox 82.0 (64-bit) Operating System: openSUSE Tumbleweed 20201104 KDE Plasma Version: 5.20.2 KDE Frameworks Version: 5.75.0 Qt Version: 5.15.1 Kernel Version: 5.9.1-1-default OS Type: 64-bit Processors: 8 × Intel® Core™ i7-4810MQ CPU @ 2.80GHz Memory: 31.0 GiB of RAM Graphics Processor: Mesa DRI Intel® HD Graphics 4600

Asked by jonzn4SUSE 1 unyaka odlule

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 11 izinyanga ezidlule

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Can't activate two-step-authentication

I try to add the two-step-authentication to my account, but when I scan the QR-code and enter the generated security code I get the error message "two-step-authentication… (funda kabanzi)

I try to add the two-step-authentication to my account, but when I scan the QR-code and enter the generated security code I get the error message "two-step-authentication required"; so it tells me I have to enable two-step-authentication before I can enable two-step-authentication?

Asked by Anthesnatidis 1 unyaka odlule

Last reply by cor-el 1 unyaka odlule

Having trouble removing all synced Firefox data to start fresh

I've been trying to start a fresh installation of Firefox on my desktop PC....both to start over, and also as part of troubleshooting a bug, and I'm having trouble figuri… (funda kabanzi)

I've been trying to start a fresh installation of Firefox on my desktop PC....both to start over, and also as part of troubleshooting a bug, and I'm having trouble figuring out how to stop all my synced Firefox Sync data in Accounts from downloading and overwriting my fresh installation's default settings/bookmarks/add-ons/plug-ins/etc. What happens I go through an entire routine to first uninstall my current installation of Firefox, then delete every trace of my old profile data that I can find, then reinstall Firefox, set it up as desired, and log into Firefox Accounts to sync my new configuration. What happens instead is my old synced config downloads to my local Firefox and overwrites all my settings. I don't want to delete my Firefox Accounts account, I just want to make my new profile overwrite the synced one after I'm done setting it up.

Things I've tried: -Signing out of my Firefox account on my old installation and selecting the option to delete my old synced data. -As many different combinations of refreshing Firefox+clearing all of my browsing history data+signing out of Accounts & deleting my synced data......as I can think of, prior to uninstalling, and again after re-installing Firefox. -Logging into Firefox Accounts on my phone to confirm the deletion of my synced PC config


The last two options I can think of are to make sure *all* of my saved data in Accounts - across all of my devices and not just my PC - are deleted, and to try using the Profile Manage to create a new profile and upload that to Accounts........but I wanted to get someone else's input, as I've already burned several hours trying to figure this out.

Asked by AndysSeveredHead 4 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by AndysSeveredHead 4 izinyanga ezidlule

Firefox Sync just updated my bookmarks to how they were in 2016

I've had a smooth ride with firefox sync for a few years now and I have admired how quick and safe it has been. I was a long time xmarks user. However today it went off t… (funda kabanzi)

I've had a smooth ride with firefox sync for a few years now and I have admired how quick and safe it has been. I was a long time xmarks user. However today it went off the rails. I booted a virtual machine for the first time in years and while on that vm I used firefox. That copy of firefox had never had sync enabled and the bookmarks were very old. I uncautiously turned sync on, thinking that it'd favor the current bookmarks over years old bookmarks. Nope. Now I find all of my active instances of firefox (all windows flavors) have bookmarks from 2016. Two things.

  1. 1 What's the best way to restore my current bookmarks? I have backups from last night and maybe even more recent. I know how to restore bookmarks...but I'm concerned that sync will just repeat the same error and adjust to the 2016 set.
  2. 2 How did this happen? I have gotten to trust sync so much that I just enabled on the old firefox without taking any precautions. That was probably a mistake plain and simple - sync is complex and that sort of gap in dates could be unanticipated. But still it seems odd that sync would favor an ancient set over the current set.

Firefox is a great browser and sync is part of that greatness. Thank you mozilla.

Asked by sparrowtwo 4 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by sparrowtwo 3 izinyanga ezidlule

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Lost all my Google account passwords from stored passwords on firefox

I store passwords on firefox account and use sync to share passwords across devices. I did not delete any passwords on any device. recently, I saw that only google accoun… (funda kabanzi)

I store passwords on firefox account and use sync to share passwords across devices. I did not delete any passwords on any device. recently, I saw that only google account passwords are missing and rest passwords are intact in saved passwords. my google passwords have been stored since a long time. all my old and recent stored passwords are shown in firefox but only my google account passwords are gone on all the devices. I tried login-backup.json but there is no change in passwords shown. need help.

Asked by vvons 1 inyanga edlule

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 3 emasontweni adlule

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How can I delete the cloud sync data from an addon? (Multi Account Containers)

Hi, My Firefox sync data for a specific addon is messed up. I believe the temporary containers addon made Multi Account Containers addon to sync an insane amount of conta… (funda kabanzi)

Hi,

My Firefox sync data for a specific addon is messed up. I believe the temporary containers addon made Multi Account Containers addon to sync an insane amount of containers, maxing up the sync storage. Now whenever I click to sync MAC, it downloads thousands of 'tmp' containers. It refuses to sync ever again, hence no matter how many times I fix it locally, if it ever syncs again, it downloads the thousands 'tmp' containers again. How can I delete the sync data for good?

Asked by Jon 10 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by Jon 10 izinyanga ezidlule

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Logins and passwordx

I am running Linux version of Firefox. It has just upgraded itself - without any warning that logins and passwords would no longer be accessible The upgrade cannot read p… (funda kabanzi)

I am running Linux version of Firefox. It has just upgraded itself - without any warning that logins and passwords would no longer be accessible The upgrade cannot read previous version of my profile, so I cannot access login and password from my old profile I have used Profile Manager, but it refuses to open my previous profile with the updated Firefox. How can I access my passwords from before this update?

Asked by phil152 1 inyanga edlule

Answered by phil152 1 inyanga edlule

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Syncing

I'm trying to sync a new laptop. It keeps telling me to sign in on another device. I'm already signed in on both devices. Help!

Asked by Ellen 6 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by Ellen 6 izinyanga ezidlule

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No sync

Hello I just formated my laptop.I installed mozilla and logged into my account to sync everything.I was waiting half an hour just to realize at the end that nothing was … (funda kabanzi)

Hello I just formated my laptop.I installed mozilla and logged into my account to sync everything.I was waiting half an hour just to realize at the end that nothing was synced and nothing can't be synced anymore,like i lost everything passwords bookmarks etc. I'm pretty sure that was my account on mozilla and i activated sync before i format.. what can be done?

yours sincerely

Asked by kostadisn7 6 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 6 izinyanga ezidlule

New install over an outdated version of Firefox,

I have three devices, a desk top, a laptop and an iPad. The desktop is running a very outdated version of Firefox which means it is not compatable just to update it. The … (funda kabanzi)

I have three devices, a desk top, a laptop and an iPad. The desktop is running a very outdated version of Firefox which means it is not compatable just to update it. The forum tried to help me with this a while back, but it was deemed not to be possible, and the best way would have been to do a fresh new install, but there was noway to save log-ins/passwords bookmarks. My devices all have the Firefox sync and that is so far working well. My question is, if I dragged my PC's Firefox into the present by performing a fresh new install, would my synced items install ok....after invoking the Sync feature on the new install. Logic tells me this should be so, as it worked ok with the new iPad, but I know from experience that logic doesn't always come into play. (Windows7) Many thanks

Asked by Fozzie777 2 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by cor-el 2 izinyanga ezidlule

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Unable to log into Firefox Sync

I recently got all new devices and traded in my previous ones and when trying to login to Firefox Sync, I can sign in successfully but then I’m required to provide the 6-… (funda kabanzi)

I recently got all new devices and traded in my previous ones and when trying to login to Firefox Sync, I can sign in successfully but then I’m required to provide the 6-digit code that is sent to my email. I am unable to login to my email because the password in stored in my Firefox Sync saved passwords.

Attempted to reset my email password (Gmail) but I need to enter the last password that I used, which I have no idea since I’ve always used Firefox Sync and all I get from Google is “we are unable to verify this account belongs to you”. So not much traction on gaining access to my email account.

In my mind, I assumed that by utilizing Firefox Sync as a form of a password manager, I wouldn’t be in this situation as long as I knew my Firefox Sync password. I have since learned otherwise. I can sign-in on accounts.firefox.com but of course making any change requires that I put in the code that was sent via email.

I attempted to download Lockwise and again prompted to enter the code sent via email.

So at this point, I’m just wondering if I’m out of luck and although I know my password to my Firefox account that I’ll be unable to regain access to it or my email because I can’t access the 6-digit code being sent to that email.

Any additional support or suggestions are appreciated but I feel like I’m unfortunately at the end of the line here on what else could be done.

Asked by Corey W 2 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by jscher2000 2 izinyanga ezidlule

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History of synced devices

Hello, I would like to know is it possible to see/check the history of synced devices on Firefox. In other words, is it possible to check whether somebody synced my Firef… (funda kabanzi)

Hello, I would like to know is it possible to see/check the history of synced devices on Firefox. In other words, is it possible to check whether somebody synced my Firefox with theirs without me knowing it or being aware that happening. In this specific case I know it happened 100% and I just need somehow to prove it ... Thank you!

Asked by Anne_Polster 9 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by Anne_Polster 8 izinyanga ezidlule

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Specific Time Period of Activity on Specific Day Completely Erased

Hello, I am running into something very frustrating and am incredibly annoyed by it. Yesterday, I was browsing and had bookmarked some sites prior to me doing a Firefox u… (funda kabanzi)

Hello,

I am running into something very frustrating and am incredibly annoyed by it. Yesterday, I was browsing and had bookmarked some sites prior to me doing a Firefox update. After the update I had restarted my computer. Fast forward to today and I come to find out that NOTHING from the SEVEN (yes SEVEN!) hours leading up to the update had saved at all in Firefox. No history and no bookmarks from that time period. Oddly enough, my last bookmark shows eight whole days ago so not sure as to the extent of the damage. I have attached some pics showing the huge gap of missing data. It absolutely perplexes me.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Asked by andyb223 6 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by andyb223 6 izinyanga ezidlule

bookmarks sync

Hello, I use the latest version of firefox and I can't sync my bookmarks, I'm logged in to my account but it doesn't want to sync my bookmarks. Windows 10 operating syste… (funda kabanzi)

Hello, I use the latest version of firefox and I can't sync my bookmarks, I'm logged in to my account but it doesn't want to sync my bookmarks. Windows 10 operating system latest version, I have been using this function for many years but I have not encountered this problem !

Asked by oliver_magnum44 4 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by oliver_magnum44 4 izinyanga ezidlule

is SYNC dependent on email address? I use many emails! LOST many logins / passwords. Help.

Finally used SYNC feature for the first time. Am attempting to migrate out of FF (used windows system restore to bring back v88 - the 'new and fresh' design is defective,… (funda kabanzi)

Finally used SYNC feature for the first time.

Am attempting to migrate out of FF (used windows system restore to bring back v88 - the 'new and fresh' design is defective, missing features I need and is unworkable for me.)

When I originally set up my FF account, I used a specific email for that - it is NOT the email i use for a majority of my browsing / website logins. (I regularly use about 50 different emails, each for a specific purpose).

After I synced FF and waterfox, I am now missing (about half) of my logins and passwords on BOTH browsers now.

it seems that firefox SYNC depends on using JUST ONE email address - for EVERYTHING?

seriously? Someone actually thought this was OK?

How do I fix this. Please help me sort this out. I seriously have no more patience to keep fixing stupid FF problems.

Thank you.

Asked by tcb_reset 2 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by tcb_reset 2 izinyanga ezidlule