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Browser opens play store when tried to load certain link

I just found that when I tried to visit certain page in firefox(also in the built in browser), it opened play store's page for a certain app which is related to the website. The website I tried to ...
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Typing in Web Browser (Firefox and Chrome) Text Boxes and Text Areas on Android is Awkward

There are several sites which have web browser text areas which you can type stuff in. When these sites are visited with Firefox or Chrome, and you want to enter more than 3 lines of text (for ...
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Is there a way to export Google bookmarks to another app?

I currently switched to firefox and would like to keep my Chrome bookmarks, but I can't find a way. Also I'm looking for a bookmarks editor/organizer. Are there any practical solution? I can't find ...
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Is there a way to resize text in Firefox for Android similar to the Text Resizer addon in Dolphin?

Does anyone know if there is a way to resize text in Firefox for Android similar to the Text Resizer addon in Dolphin? Cheers, Sean
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How to Export Client Certificate from Firefox for Android on non-rooted device

I had a website install a client certificate into my Firefox browser (v35.0.1) on my tablet and I want to export and backup the certificate. I've found out after the fact that Firefox on android ...
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Selecting text from comments in Youtube pages on Firefox for Android does not work

On a Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (not 2014 version), run Firefox for Android. Navigate to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1t6576tPDVg Scroll down the page until you see some comment text. Then use the ...
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Why isn't Android using the IPSec VPN for browsing etc.?

I have configured IPSec VPN using a PSK to connect to my home network using the default built-in VPN settings in Android 5 on my Nexus 5. It connects correctly, but most apps don't use the connection ...
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Auto spacing in Firefox search bar does not work

As the title says, the auto spacing feature does not work in Firefox search bar. This issue seems to be related only with that bar, because auto spacing works fine in forms or text fields in web ...
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What is Mozilla Location Based Services?

When I installed Firefox on my phone it gave me the option to enable Mozilla Location Services. What does this actually do? Does it help locate things around you, for example stores? Does it increase ...
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firefox on android reload tabs

I've installed firefox on my android smartphone. I want to store many opened tabs. But firefox store a little amount of tabs... Firefox store a little part of my last tabs (about 5 of 25 total), so ...
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Video streaming in firefox runs out of space

I have a phone with a very small /data partition (Samsung Galaxy Y) and use Firefox as my browser. When I try to view videos that use Progressive Downloading (eg vimeo.com) and which are longer than ...
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no notification for login to a hotspot landing page

How do I clear the cache, or otherwise reset firefox, to create the notification for a landing page to login to a hotspot? I don't want to automate the process, I simply want to allow for the ...
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Change default app for mp3 in Firefox

A little while ago I clicked a link in Firefox that led to an mp3. My thumb slipped and I tapped "always open with", ES Music Player when what I really wanted was to just save it. Now every mp3 link ...
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How to access shared folder from Android Browser

I'm trying to access file shared with firefox from Ubuntu to Windows (as server) via WIFI, all of setting has been properly set before. I'm using smb protocol via desktop browser from Ubuntu and it ...
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Firefox Mobile doesn't highlight visited links

Firefox for desktop changes visited links to purple but Firefox Mobile fails to mark visited links. The highlighting makes doing research easier. Is this behaviour by design or is my install broken? ...
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Sony Xperia Tablet Z cannot paste into webmail in (Firefox)

Strange problem here... I have COPIED a URL link from the browser and can paste this into Notepad, but when I go to my Hotmail account using Firefox, I cannot get any option to PASTE to appear. Long ...
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How to stop Firefox for Android from constantly displaying its Mozilla tab

Every time I let my phone display turn off, and then unlock it and return to Firefox, or just go to another app or hit my home button and then go back to Firefox, it's showing its Mozilla tab. That's ...
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How to view a website containing Indic fonts in Android browser?

Recently, I tried viewing a website on my Android device. Some of the content of the website contains text in a specific Indic font. I noticed that the website is not displayed in the Android browsers ...
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Why my Android phone not correctly show a web page

I can't show this page using my Android device. I have used many browser but none of them show the timetable. I guess that my phone is missing something but what? I'm using Android 2.3.7.
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Clear profile data on Firefox for Android

I am using Firefox for android on Android 4.1.2, and I created a master password for passwords etc on Firefox, and promptly forgot it. I think a way to solve this and start again is to remove the ...
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Why does this website look different on Firefox app?

The website is paytm.com. When viewed on Firefox (latest v31.0) it looks like this: Whereas on Chrome/UCBrowser and most other browsers it looks like this: Also on other browsers after ...
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Why does the YubiKey Neo only use Firefox, not Chrome?

I want to use the YubiKey NEO with Chrome, and when I tap the NFC sensor to the phone, the only app I can use is Firefox. I would like to have SSO work with Chrome, but not sure how they were able to ...
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Installing Android on the Flame device [duplicate]

I have the latest firefox os device --the flame-- the developer reference device. I was wondering if it is possible to install android on it. Given that FirefoxOS is built on top of Android kernel ...
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Browsers Zoom In and Out while Scrolling

Every time I open a page in either Chrome, Opera or Firefox and try to scroll with the tip of my finger, the browser seems to suddenly zoom in and out while scrolling, interpreting the scroll down as ...
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Animated gif only when moving in firefox

When i'm watching a gif in the firefox android browser it will only play when i move the page around, otherwise it will be frozen. Does anyone know if this is a regular thing in the firefox android ...
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Normal behaviour of Quad Core Android device? Is mine normal?

I have a MINIX X7 Pro, with 2GB Ram and 16 GB ROM Quad Core 1.6 Ghz, which seems to me a very powerful device available on the market though now may not be the high-end end. What surprises me though.. ...
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Delete a specific web page from history in Firefox Aurora for Android?

Is there a way to delete a specific site visited from the browsing history without needing to clear it completely?
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Slate 21 crashes with Firefox or Chrome

I recently purchased the HP Slate 21, All in One Desktop-Tablet and I have the pre installed apps. When I try to use chrome, it crashes upen exec the same with firefox, any tips? Tom
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How can I uninstall Firefox OS?

I was handed a phone from my friend who installed Firefox OS over Android, but now wants Android back. I know roughly how to flash roms, but am not sure how to go into download mode or equivalent in ...
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How do I retrieve timestamps from my Firefox download history?

I'm looking for a way to retrieve timestamps of my download history at the full precision that they are stored at, preferably to at least second precision. Unfortunately though, without obtaining ...
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How can I scan barcodes on webpages in Firefox for Android? [duplicate]

Using Firefox for Android, I occasionally find web pages containing barcode images (or photos containing barcodes) that I would like to scan. I could save the image, switch to a barcode app, open and ...
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Why are there not generic phone OS installers?

I am used to install and remove various operating systems in my PCs, even having several at a time. Usually, to install a new OS means: Burn the ISO to a CD/DVD/USB. Insert it. Boot. (Maybe you ...
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How do I add bookmark on Android (Firefox or Chrome) so it appears on PC

Both Firefox and Chrome has sync features, but they dont seem to work the way I want. Both Firefox and Chrome is having a top level grouping of the bookmarks, "bookmarks on PC" and "bookmarks on ...
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How to search one word in Firefox address bar with Google, not OpenDNS?

When I search only one word (which isn't URL) in address bar, Firefox treats it as URL and Website Unavailable notification is displayed with OpenDNS search page. How to replace OpenDNS with Google ...
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How do you manage bookmark folders on Firefox?

My Firefox bookmarks are synced to my phone, but I am unable to add, remove, and rename the bookmark folders. How do I modify these folders (including moving bookmarks to/from folders) without using ...
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Remove built-in search-engines in Firefox Nightly

I don't use the default Firefox search-engines, so I like to be able to delete all the Amazon, Twitter, Google nativelly installed on every Firefox version. Using current and beta version of ...
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Firefox freezes when typing into forms

Experiencing freezes or slowness of Firefox (current and beta version) on a Nexus 4 using Android v.4.3, only when typing into forms. I've read on Mozilla support that it was a known problem and that ...
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Is it possible to get FireFox running on Samsung Galaxy GT-I5700?

Would really like to try and get firefox running on older android device. Have a Samsung Galaxy GT-I5700 which has an ARM V6 800mhz cpu, 250mb internal memory, 4GB SD and is running CyangenMod9 ICS ...
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Installing Firefox on Android 2.3.6 failed

I trid to install the Firefox browser on Android 2.3.6 (Gingerbread). After downloading, in installing progress, it failed with this message: Application not installed. I have enough memory. I ...
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How to stop time warner cable search on firefox for android

I went into about:config and have the following: browser.search.defaultenginename Google browser.search.official true browser.search.order.1 Google keyword.URL https://www.google.com/search?p= ...
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Is there a Ghostery equivalent for Firefox on Android?

I use Firefox on a smartphone with limited RAM, where Ghostery would be most useful (removing useless content). Plus I don't like being tracked anyways. So is there an equivalent to Ghostery that ...
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Opening links from app in Google Chrome Incognito or Firefox Private Browsing mode

When I tap on a link in any app it shows me installed browsers on my HTC One X. The list includes Opera, Internet, Chrome and Firefox. Is there a way by which I can include options of Chrome ...
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Changing default view mode in Firefox to Desktop

Using Firefox Mobile for Android. I want to lock the option for Desktop mode on by default. The menu option only applies per-tab and is forgotten if I open a new tab. I have looked around at ...
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Firefox version 21 installed easily but greasemonkey won't install - error saying not compatible with ver 21

I can't find anyone with this problem of not being able to install greasemonkey since installing Firefox version 21 on my android. My ultimate goal is to combine my fitness pal logging with weight ...
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WebRTC in Android mobile phone how to get?

I have brand new Samsung Galaxy S2 / S3 / S4. There i installed firefox/ firefox beta, chrome, chrome beta. And tried webRTC but it fails, all tried but this WebRTC does not work then i installed ...
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Was Firefox ever the default browser for Android?

Before I bought my Android, I heard that Firefox was its default browser. Upon noticing that this is not the case, I had assumed that the Internet browser on the Android was Google Chrome, but I just ...
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Using a VPS as a proxy

I am trying to use my VPS running Cent OS as a proxy via SSH from my Galaxy S3 running Cyanogen Mod 9. I can connect to my VPS using ConnectBot. In this program I sett the Port Forward to: Type: ...
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How do you set the default search engine in firefox?

In firefox if I type a bunch of words instead of a web address and hit go it does a google search. You can install addons for other search engines and they appear in a list below the address bar and ...
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Firefox for Android: Download a video file

I've got Firefox running on the Nexus 10, and I'm trying to download a video from a URL. When I tap on the video link, it starts trying to play in the browser, instead of downloading the file. How can ...
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How to get mobile site in Firefox to be displayed as in Chrome for Android if spoofing doesn't help?

On my Android device, while using Internet, Dolphin, and Firefox (left), I see the same version of http://m.chase.com that my desktop browser (right) sees: On Chrome for Android (left), it's ...