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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://addons.… (funda kabanzi)

Asked by thekiefs 1 isonto elidlule

Answered by thekiefs 1 isonto elidlule

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Download Firefox onto Mobile

Hello Everyone, I have Firefox installed on my desktop and laptop but cannot download it onto my Galaxy A12 mobile. When trying through Play Store it constantly informs … (funda kabanzi)

Hello Everyone,


I have Firefox installed on my desktop and laptop but cannot download it onto my Galaxy A12 mobile.

When trying through Play Store it constantly informs me “Something went wrong, try again.”

When trying to download it from the internet, the Installation circle keeps revolving and nothing happens.


Do you have any advice please?

Thank you

Colin

Asked by colinthejazzman 1 inyanga edlule

Answered by Paul 1 inyanga edlule

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Firefox Default Seach Engine

I would like to change the default Firefox "Android" search engine to a custom URL settings for DuckDuckGo. I have dark mode set for my phone(S21) Firefox won't let me bl… (funda kabanzi)

I would like to change the default Firefox "Android" search engine to a custom URL settings for DuckDuckGo.

I have dark mode set for my phone(S21) Firefox won't let me block websites access to this user string. I believe this is a huge privacy concern and would like an option to spoof this, as to not break websites. Currently that is not an option, and without access to about:config I can't make a work around.

So this gets me back to DuckDuckGo, and because I clear my cookies often, and the Android version does not have Compartments, I need a work around. Like a lot of websites DuckDuckGo reads my theme and changes it to Dark mode. There is a custom setting, and I have a custom URL but Firefox won't let me change it to this custom URL

https://start.duckduckgo.com/?kae=-1&kak=-1&kal=-1&kao=-1&kaq=-1

Please help, as I love Firefox, but God dam does it make me angry with all the bugs, and Mozilla's current philosophy of streamlining the Android version.

P.s. Google (I assume) has once again changed the user agent for Firefox Android, and I have had enough, and wanted to change back to Duck, but Dark Mode really irritates me on most websites. I really don't get why everything has to be so frigging hard, if you don't accept the status quo.

Asked by Nate 2 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 izinyanga ezidlule

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Any time I move my Samsung phone (without even passing security fingerprint) a message box appears then quickly disappears until moving the phone again

Cannot take screenshot of problem (pop up ms from Amazon via Firefox) . . as soon as I pick up the phone or attempt any action whatsoever, the message box disappears. An… (funda kabanzi)

Cannot take screenshot of problem (pop up ms from Amazon via Firefox) . . as soon as I pick up the phone or attempt any action whatsoever, the message box disappears. And since I have a fingerprint access option on, the moment my finger touches the screen for full access there is no record of the message for screen capture. Also, if I do nothing, the screen goes black (normal, with time/date etc visible) within a few seconds after the message appears . . though it is waiting for me to touch the screen at which time it reappears again for a few seconds. So it is pick up the phone . . trigger motion detection . . message box appears . . wait a couple of seconds . . black screen . . touch or pick up the phone . . message box . . black screen etc. I can of course do the fingerprint scan and have full phone features, but the preliminary nag "box message" all the time bugs the hell out of me. In the text of my "complaint" I quoted what the message says, it is not from Firefox but does have a tiny Firefox logo upper left. The small rectangular window also has a left/right "full return" arrow (grayed out each one) with a black "pause" button in between the two arrows, and it is not grayed out. However nothing happens if I touch it. In very small print under the main text (first few words of my Amazon review) is a link to the Amazon page where I posted a review of a product. The message itself that I refer to is NOT from Firefox, but is comprised of the first few words of my review headline (not all of it but most) on the Amazon product comment review page. So even though the "content" of the unwanted message is from Amazon, the Firefox logo nevertheless appears (very tiny) in the upper left of the rectangular window, so it appears to be a composite error interaction between Firefox and Amazon. How to tell Firefox to stop posting it? Or how to tell Amazon that their software is somehow involved? I haven't a clue . . ! This is a re-written complaint . . the original one resulted in an email request from "Seburo" who asked for a screenshot, but did not provide a return email address that functioned. So I am posting here a second time, thanks.

Asked by richloomis 4 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by richloomis 4 izinyanga ezidlule

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Browser

How do I add Firefox browser to Mozilla. When I pull up browser's it's not there. Help please.

Asked by JulesRn07 6 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by Paul 6 izinyanga ezidlule

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Missing symbol button

How can i get to see back the symbol button that were missing in some website in my phone? For example in animixplay.to website the start button,fast forward button,the q… (funda kabanzi)

How can i get to see back the symbol button that were missing in some website in my phone? For example in animixplay.to website the start button,fast forward button,the quality symbol button ,etc are missing..it suppose to have the symbol button like the picture..

Asked by A2112 12 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by Paul 11 izinyanga ezidlule

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Firefox and Focus crash constantly in Samsung Galaxy Tab 4

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 SM-T530 with Android 5.0.2. I recently downloaded both Firefox and Firefox Focus but I haven´t been able to use neither of them: at first t… (funda kabanzi)

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 SM-T530 with Android 5.0.2. I recently downloaded both Firefox and Firefox Focus but I haven´t been able to use neither of them: at first they just crashed, but now the tablet restarts a few seconds after opening and trying to browse anything. Every other app seems to work just fine.

I reinstalled it a few times. I've been able to view "about:crashes" and there were no crashes. What else can I do?

I don't want to use Chrome :( Please help!

Asked by maia.lizar 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by Paul 1 unyaka odlule

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Open local html file on android

Hi, how can I open a local html file with firefox 86 on android 9? It's like firefox no longer registers itself as a valid program/association to open html files. What I'… (funda kabanzi)

Hi, how can I open a local html file with firefox 86 on android 9? It's like firefox no longer registers itself as a valid program/association to open html files.

What I've tried so far: 1) If I type file:/// in the URL bar, nothing happens. It works on Opera. 2) If I go to a file manager, select an html file, and click "Open with", firefox doesn't show up; Chrome and Opera do. 3) If I go to the android settings > applications > firefox > associations, firefox shows no associated file types at all.

The HTML language isn't only used on the Internet, it's also used for local documents, please allow us to use firefox to view our local html files.

Asked by Alkis Georgoopoulos 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by Paul 1 unyaka odlule

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Sliding between tabs

In Huawei and that firefox newer version, if you open many tabs, like 8, you cannot slide between them, uponopening Firefox again, let's say tomorrow. It does not allow t… (funda kabanzi)

In Huawei and that firefox newer version, if you open many tabs, like 8, you cannot slide between them, uponopening Firefox again, let's say tomorrow. It does not allow to slide with finger and switch from let's say first tab to eight. You see info in right bottom corner that there are 8 tabs, but you can not get those to open. You can not switch from visible tabs to those it visible at the moment.

Asked by Drabozb 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by Paul 1 unyaka odlule

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Saving web page as PDF...

Bonjour to Team Support I use version 89.1.1 (Build #2015812947) of Firefox with my cell phone Android OS. Since a few update, it's not possible to save a web page in a P… (funda kabanzi)

Bonjour to Team Support

I use version 89.1.1 (Build #2015812947) of Firefox with my cell phone Android OS. Since a few update, it's not possible to save a web page in a PDF document with my cell phone, that i can do with my pc and also latest version of Firefox installed on it. Is there a soon next version of Firefix for Android cell phone wich will allow to do that..? Thanks for your reply. Best regards from a basic dummy user. H.

Asked by Armaguedon 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by Paul 1 unyaka odlule

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Unwanted update to beta version on Android?

Suddenly Firefox updated on my Android phone and now none of my addons work, including my password manager and cookie manager. When I open the support link it opens to Fi… (funda kabanzi)

Suddenly Firefox updated on my Android phone and now none of my addons work, including my password manager and cookie manager. When I open the support link it opens to Firefox for Android beta Solutions. Addons are one of my main reason for using Firefox. Every article I've seen says there is no way to downgrade. If that's true I'll be switching to another browser that supports Chrome extensions, whether this version (79.0.4 (Build #2015757667)) is actually beta or not. Forced, irreversible updates with no warning that break critical functions. This is why I don't like the whole app store system, and again if true, this is totally inexcusable. I know this free software is a labor of love on the part of the developers, but I don't think I can deal with this update. A bunch of patronizing articles explaning why "we know what's best" is no better than Google or Microsoft. Anyway this was a major inconvenience coming without even a warning.

Asked by inertia1200 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by Paul 2 iminyaka edlule

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Firefox not downloading newspaper

A couple of weeks ago Firefox stopped downloading my daily paper. Today, I uninstalled Firefox & reinstalled it from the Google play store. It still won't d/l . The c… (funda kabanzi)

A couple of weeks ago Firefox stopped downloading my daily paper. Today, I uninstalled Firefox & reinstalled it from the Google play store. It still won't d/l . The circles go around as if d/l'ing but it doesn't doit. I am using my Samsung Galaxy Tab S4. I prefer using the Firefox browser rather than Chrome because Firefox is faster and is my default browser. Can anyone help? Thank you.

Asked by djsomers 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by Paul 1 unyaka odlule

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Firefox "not compatible" with new 10" android tablet

Purchased a new economy 10" android tablet. PlayStore says Firefox (V81) is "not compatible with this device". All other apps I've tried to install work perfectly. Dis… (funda kabanzi)

Purchased a new economy 10" android tablet. PlayStore says Firefox (V81) is "not compatible with this device". All other apps I've tried to install work perfectly. Disaster!!! I've been with FireFox since it was a cub <G>

Maybe an earlier release?

HARDWARE: Mediatek ZH960; Hardware MT6797; CPU ARM7/Rev3/V71; 8gb RAM; 500gb storage.

Asked by johnb0647 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by johnb0647 1 unyaka odlule