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Web sites are keeping tracks even if I clear cookies and cache

Hi everyone, I set up my Firefox for Android to delete cookies and cache when I click on "Close". I was happy with it but I realized several months ago than websites a… (funda kabanzi)

Hi everyone,

I set up my Firefox for Android to delete cookies and cache when I click on "Close".

I was happy with it but I realized several months ago than websites as leboncoin.fr, amazon.fr, decathlon.fr (yes i'm french), didn't keep me loged in but remember what I had looked for and where I was. This problem is permanent.

I don't have this problem with Firefox for Windows.

So it seems something is nor cleared from the app when I close it.

Thank you very much for your help !

Asked by aj14 1 unyaka odlule

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no open website (nvsp.in)

s web site requires a secure connection. The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because this web site requires a secure connection. The issue is most like… (funda kabanzi)

s web site requires a secure connection.

   The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because this web site requires a secure connection.
   The issue is most likely with the web site, and there is nothing you can do to resolve it.
   You can notify the web site’s administrator about the problem.

Asked by ps7453963 1 unyaka odlule

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Delete ALL bookmarks in Android Firefox

Firefox Sync loaded all of my Bookmarks 4 times so I have this huge list of bookmarks. I want to delete them all and start over. How do I do this without doing it one by… (funda kabanzi)

Firefox Sync loaded all of my Bookmarks 4 times so I have this huge list of bookmarks. I want to delete them all and start over. How do I do this without doing it one by one? Also, is there a way to open bookmarks straight from the menu instead of going through several menus to get there.

Asked by davewhitearcata 1 unyaka odlule

Last reply by Paul 1 unyaka odlule

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Moving bookmarks

Firefox - Android I don't seem to have an option to move a bookmark into a new bookmark folder.There is supposed to be an option in the menu (after you click and hold th… (funda kabanzi)

Firefox - Android I don't seem to have an option to move a bookmark into a new bookmark folder.There is supposed to be an option in the menu (after you click and hold the selected bookmark) but the menu only has 3 options - 'open in new tab  :. open in private tab. :. Delete. '. -. Am I missing something ? Can anyone help

Asked by mikeburnell 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by mikeburnell 1 unyaka odlule

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Android Firefox loses all user data, including bookmarks, passwords, tabs when upgraded

I recently made the (apparently) foolish decision to allow Firefox to upgrade using the Play store App. This is on a Galaxy S8 running Android 9. Firefox 109.2.0 was inst… (funda kabanzi)

I recently made the (apparently) foolish decision to allow Firefox to upgrade using the Play store App. This is on a Galaxy S8 running Android 9. Firefox 109.2.0 was installed and upon opening the App, all of my user data was gone. No tabs, bookmarks, saved passwords or other settings were available.

This is unacceptable. There appears to be no way to recover the lost information, but I am opening this case to determine if there is a recovery strategy. Of course, I don't really want to run version 109.2.0 and will revert back to something that works without losing data as soon as the missing data is recovered.

I'm not sure why the Firefox Devs seem to think that user data is a disposable and unimportant item, but I would encourage a full review of their processes to determine why they have failed so badly.

In the meantime, if anyone has a method that might be used to recover the old profile data, that would be very helpful.

Some notes: 1) No, I don't use Sync (or whatever they are calling it today) because it is a security risk in my view to have any third party including Mozilla know my bookmarks. 2) about:profiles does not work. 3) I'm not sure what version was installed earlier, but AdBlock Plus was working fine, so it may have been a year or more since my last update.

Thanks in advance for any help you can provide.

Asked by firefoxlosesuserdata23 1 unyaka odlule

Last reply by Paul 1 unyaka odlule

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Crash when upload file to website

Crashing when ever upload any file to website, already given all permission (storage also) log : 5b098f11-bfb4-48b6-b037-ba58142b0e6a java.lang.RuntimeException: … (funda kabanzi)

Crashing when ever upload any file to website, already given all permission (storage also)


log :

5b098f11-bfb4-48b6-b037-ba58142b0e6a java.lang.RuntimeException: Failure delivering result ResultInfo{who=null, request=7113, result=-1, data=Intent { dat=content://com.android.externalstorage.documents/document/0147-1DEB:Profile.pdf flg=0x1 }} to activity {org.mozilla.firefox/org.mozilla.firefox.App}: java.lang.SecurityException: com.android.externalstorage has no access to content://media/0147-1deb/file/3242


java.lang.RuntimeException: Failure delivering result ResultInfo{who=null, request=7113, result=-1, data=Intent { dat=content://com.android.externalstorage.documents/document/0147-1DEB:Profile.pdf flg=0x1 }} to activity {org.mozilla.firefox/org.mozilla.firefox.App}: java.lang.SecurityException: com.android.externalstorage has no access to content://media/0147-1deb/file/3242 at android.app.ActivityThread.deliverResults(ActivityThread.java:5864) at android.app.ActivityThread.handleSendResult(ActivityThread.java:5903) at android.app.servertransaction.ActivityResultItem.execute(ActivityResultItem.java:54) at android.app.servertransaction.ActivityTransactionItem.execute(ActivityTransactionItem.java:45) at android.app.servertransaction.TransactionExecutor.executeCallbacks(TransactionExecutor.java:135) at android.app.servertransaction.TransactionExecutor.execute(TransactionExecutor.java:95) at android.app.ActivityThread$H.handleMessage(ActivityThread.java:2438) at android.os.Handler.dispatchMessage(Handler.java:106) at android.os.Looper.loopOnce(Looper.java:226) at android.os.Looper.loop(Looper.java:313) at android.app.ActivityThread.main(ActivityThread.java:8663) at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Native Method) at com.android.internal.os.RuntimeInit$MethodAndArgsCaller.run(RuntimeInit.java:567) at com.android.internal.os.ZygoteInit.main(ZygoteInit.java:1135) Caused by: java.lang.SecurityException: com.android.externalstorage has no access to content://media/0147-1deb/file/3242 at android.os.Parcel.createExceptionOrNull(Parcel.java:2437) at android.os.Parcel.createException(Parcel.java:2421) at android.os.Parcel.readException(Parcel.java:2404) at android.database.DatabaseUtils.readExceptionFromParcel(DatabaseUtils.java:190) at android.database.DatabaseUtils.readExceptionWithFileNotFoundExceptionFromParcel(DatabaseUtils.java:153) at android.content.ContentProviderProxy.openTypedAssetFile(ContentProviderNative.java:780) at android.content.ContentResolver.openTypedAssetFileDescriptor(ContentResolver.java:2034) at android.content.ContentResolver.openAssetFileDescriptor(ContentResolver.java:1849) at android.content.ContentResolver.openInputStream(ContentResolver.java:1525) at mozilla.components.browser.engine.gecko.prompt.GeckoPromptDelegate.access$toFileUri(GeckoPromptDelegate.kt:22) at mozilla.components.browser.engine.gecko.prompt.GeckoPromptDelegate$onFilePrompt$onSelectSingle$1.invoke(GeckoPromptDelegate.kt:4) at mozilla.components.feature.prompts.file.FilePicker$onActivityResult$1.invoke(FilePicker.kt:25) at mozilla.components.feature.prompts.PromptFeatureKt.consumePromptFrom(PromptFeature.kt:9) at mozilla.components.feature.prompts.PromptFeature.onActivityResult(PromptFeature.kt:18) at mozilla.components.support.base.feature.ViewBoundFeatureWrapper.onActivityResult(ViewBoundFeatureWrapper.kt:3) at org.mozilla.fenix.browser.BaseBrowserFragment.onActivityResult(BaseBrowserFragment.kt:6) at org.mozilla.fenix.HomeActivity.onActivityResult(HomeActivity.kt:5) at android.app.Activity.dispatchActivityResult(Activity.java:8659) at android.app.ActivityThread.deliverResults(ActivityThread.java:5857) ... 13 more

Asked by Mohit 1 unyaka odlule

Last reply by Paul 1 unyaka odlule

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I want to add a bookmark to a URL on my android home page.

I want to add a bookmark to a URL on my android home page. only shortcuts option appears.. and no shortcuts is not what I need/want... also please add more slots to short… (funda kabanzi)

I want to add a bookmark to a URL on my android home page. only shortcuts option appears.. and no shortcuts is not what I need/want... also please add more slots to shortcuts, like the entire home screen from firefox browser.

Asked by experiaabraham 1 unyaka odlule

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how do I disable the media control for Firefox on Android?

Every time I open a video and Firefox the stupid media control opens on my phone and plays the video or music or whatever I clicked on in the background for eternity unle… (funda kabanzi)

Every time I open a video and Firefox the stupid media control opens on my phone and plays the video or music or whatever I clicked on in the background for eternity unless I pause it, but then after a few minutes it just starts playing on its own again. Why is there no option to disable or close the stupid player?

I close Firefox I end the process but yet the stupid sound keeps coming out of my phone even with the screen off all the apps closed.

The only option I have is to hide the media control which then plays the music with absolutely no way for me to stop it. If I click on settings from that window it brings me to a screen where both options are already disabled saying not to use it but it's still opening anyways.

I can only find remedies for Windows or Mac I have not come across any solution for Android. I basically have to restart my phone every time this happens in order to get it to stop.

Asked by AdvancedRoadside 10 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by Paul 10 izinyanga ezidlule

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Custom addons / extensions broken in Firefox nightly

Hi, I tried following this guide: https://blog.mozilla.org/addons/2020/09/29/expanded-extension-support-in-firefox-for-android-nightly/ For these add-ons: https://addon… (funda kabanzi)

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I synced my Google bookmarks onto my firefox browser and lost all my firefox bookmarks, can I get them back

I stupidly exported my Google browser bookmarks to Firefox when setting up on a new device and lost all my firefox bookmarks from all my other devices as a result. I am u… (funda kabanzi)

I stupidly exported my Google browser bookmarks to Firefox when setting up on a new device and lost all my firefox bookmarks from all my other devices as a result. I am utterly horrified and freaking out - it's years of bookmarked articles that I'd even organised into folders! Is there any way to get them back?

Asked by Andorean84 1 unyaka odlule

Last reply by Paul 1 unyaka odlule

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Firefox Desktop view on Tablet

Im really trying to understand how web broswer company that has been around since maybe 2002, has not make a firefox version for android tablet, version for firefox for p… (funda kabanzi)

Im really trying to understand how web broswer company that has been around since maybe 2002, has not make a firefox version for android tablet, version for firefox for pc,firefox for mac firefox for android phone, but there is none for an android tablet. Please help me understand why?

Asked by KFCBrownBruhLA Los Ang 9 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by Paul 8 izinyanga ezidlule

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PDF Download

In the recent update, there is a new feature which allowed people to view pdf directly in the browser rather than downloading it. Ever since this was implemented, I am no… (funda kabanzi)

In the recent update, there is a new feature which allowed people to view pdf directly in the browser rather than downloading it. Ever since this was implemented, I am not able to download any pdf, instead it keeps opening up the pdf in another tab which is not what I'm trying to do. Is there a way to fix this?

Asked by Shamil 1 unyaka odlule

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Firefox android can't put a shortcut to Piped on my home page?

I originally was able to create the home page shortcut to Piped with Chrome, but the shortcut launched Chrome, even though Firefox is my default browser? Piped [https://… (funda kabanzi)

I originally was able to create the home page shortcut to Piped with Chrome, but the shortcut launched Chrome, even though Firefox is my default browser?

Piped [https://piped.kavin.rocks/https://pip.../|Piped]

So I deleted the shortcut. Now, Chrome no longer even offers me the option to "Add to Home Screen" from the Piped page, but it still does for other sites. Within Chrome, It now offers me the option to open the page in Firefox, even if I make Chrome the default browser.

How can I get a shortcut to Piped on my home page that will open in Firefox?

Asked by noel_envode 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by Paul 1 unyaka odlule

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Re direct

When I use Firefox on and android TV box and I want to access to a page it keeps re directing me to google.com It started a few updates ago then it stopped with one versi… (funda kabanzi)

When I use Firefox on and android TV box and I want to access to a page it keeps re directing me to google.com It started a few updates ago then it stopped with one version and now it does it again. Version of Firefox is 104.2.0 (build #2015902897) it doesn't have about:config and I can't find any solution on the net. I appreciate the help

Asked by laconchadedios 1 unyaka odlule

Last reply by Paul 1 unyaka odlule

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bell email only accessible on Firefox private browser

For sometime now I have been unable to access my Bell email on Firefox except if I use private browsing and then it allows me to get to my login and by default allows me… (funda kabanzi)

For sometime now I have been unable to access my Bell email on Firefox except if I use private browsing and then it allows me to get to my login and by default allows me to enter my login and password. But if I don't use privacy browsing mode, I cannot get to my email. This is on my android Samsung phone btw. Bell tells me it's a browser issue and that I'm to contact Firefox or switch to Chrome or Edge, but I'd rather do it through Firefox. Can anyone assist as to how I can correct this issue?

Asked by bigalster 1 unyaka odlule

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Open link in another app disable popup Firefox Nightly for Android

Currently using Firefox Nightly version 111.0a1 for Android now when trying to open a link in another app it always shows a popup to confirm. This was not present in pre… (funda kabanzi)

Currently using Firefox Nightly version 111.0a1 for Android now when trying to open a link in another app it always shows a popup to confirm.

This was not present in previous releases and I don't know if there is a way to prevent this popup as it makes it uncomfortable. Is there an option I may be missing to disable this feature? If not, could an option like this be introduced?

Thanks and regards

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Answered by chetitos 1 unyaka odlule