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How do I disable Firefox Android's popup browser tips?

I'm using Firefox for Android. It keeps showing me popup browser tips at the bottom of the main screens, like bookmarks, top sites, history, etc. I'll close them, but then next time another new one ...
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Download .mp3 instead of playing them in firefox for android?

Firefox on android auto-plays .mp3 links as you click them. How do I download them instead of immediately playing?
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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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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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Firefox mobile install problem on HTC wildfire

I tried to install firefox mobile edition on HTC wildfire (Indian edition) but it fails anyone faced the same problem or any workaround available to install
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Modify hosts file on Android without rooting device

Is it possible to add entry to hosts file on Android without rooting phone? I am contractor working in remote and I have to use AirWatch and Cisco AnyConnect to get access to VPN, but if I root ...
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How do I remove the 'Whatsapp' button in Firefox's menu?

The big green button in the second row of the menu, shown in the image below. It does not appear as a Firefox addon, and Whatsapp itself doesn't seem to have any option regarding this. Screenshot - ...
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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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Saving a bookmark in Firefox?

This question might sound dumb, but I really don't understand how can I save a bookmark in Firefox for Android!! I see no bottom menu option for that. If I click on the address bar I still have no ...
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How do I copy images in Firefox for Android/Fennec?

I'm using Firefox for Android (also called Fennec) v.46 on Android Kit-Kat 4.4.2. When I tap-and-hold on images in a browser in Android, I get a context-sensitive menu, as expected. However, the ...
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Show whole of image on screen in any orientation

I'm using Firefox version 44.0.2 on the Galaxy Note 4. I cannot zoom out enough to view the whole of images on the screen - so I have to scroll to get a glimpse. It seems the image is zoomed to fit ...
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Firefox in cache slowing down phone

I am running Cyanogenmod on my rather old Motorola Droid 4, and it is pretty slow by now. I something quite strange lately. From what I read on the internet Android seems to handle memory quite ...
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Combining Ghostery and HTTPS-Everywhere on Android?

On my PC (Windows 8.1) I am happily using Firefox with the Addons Ghostery and HTTPS-Everywhere. I really like this combination so I winder how I can achieve the same things on my Android phone. I ...
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D3 barchart on Firefox Android 4.4.2

It seems I that I can't load this d3 barchart on an android phone (android version 4.4.2) and on Firefox browser. Firefox on Android has javascript enabled (checked from about:config) and also the ...
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How can I change the search engine from Yahoo in the “Firefox Search” search provider?

When I installed Firefox yesterday, I immediately set my default search engine to DuckDuckGo and removed Yahoo from the list. Today, I discovered that Firefox has a search provider built in for when ...
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Cannot upload picture because browser refreshes

When I try to upload a photo to most sites, my low-end phone (an LG Optimus F6) refreshes the page after I select the file, regardless of what browser I use. Chrome at least explicitly tells me that ...
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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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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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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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How to search one word in Firefox address bar with Google, not OpenDNS? [duplicate]

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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Is it possible to add a computer to Firefox Sync if I have my already configured Android phone with me?

Is it possible to add a computer to Firefox Sync if I have my already configured Android phone with me? All the online tutorials cover the case where your computer is configured and you want to add ...
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Firefox Beta and Youtube - no play nice

I'm loving Firefox Beta. My current only problem with it is that when it encounters a resource that needs to be opened with an app, it does not do that. Instead, it gives me the non-useful error ...
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Is there an obvious reason FireFox would freeze on my DroidX (2.2 Froyo)?

For some reason, when I run FireFox, it starts out pretty snappy, but very frequently (though not 100%) after 1-2 hours of very normal/light use (e.g. 1 tab with actively read Google Reader mobile ...
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How to remove the bottom promo banners in Firefox for Android?

When you use Firefox for Android, you periodically see banners promoting the app features such as sync, themes, etc. Is there a way one can disable this and get rid of the distraction from surfing?
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Firefox for Android mysterious connections after turning everything off in settings

I created a user.js that incorporates support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-stop-firefox-making-automatic-connections and other tweaks, yet Firefox for Android still attempts to connect to several ...
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How to change Mozilla default video player?

I would like to know how to replace the default video player of Mozilla Firefox with the default Android video player on my Note 4. My phone is not rooted. Thank you in advance.
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How can I clear individual cookies on firefox?

For a specific website, I clicked on "Show desktop version" link. Unfortunately the desktop version is so broken I cannot use it even to click on "Mobile version" link. Because the website remembers ...
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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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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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I have a reading list that I made with firefox 39, and I want to save it elsewhere

I installed pocket, update firefox to 47, but I can't find a way to export the URLs of the reading list. There are many articles. I'm lazy and won't take 15min to copy them individually, since there ...
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Is there a way to make the text on a site reflow in Firefox Mobile?

It used to be the case that when you zoomed a page in or out, the text would reflow to fit the page. I recall reading a bug report somewhere where reflow-on-resize was removed for performance reasons (...
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How to show SSL fingerprint of a self-signed certificate in Firefox for Android

I set up a website with a self signed SSL-certificate. As this website is just used by me for now, I'm fine with checking the fingerprint when connecting to it. This works just fine with Firefox or ...
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Import passwords to opera on android

Would like to know how to import passwords to opera from chrome or firefox on android. I know there's an assistant for desktop versions of opera, but couldn't find such option for opera mini or ...
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Open firefox and start typing to the address bar immediately

Is it possible to set up firefox such that whenever it opens, it is "focused" to the address bar? So that whenever I open firefox, the keyboard opens as well and I can immediately start writing to the ...
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Why do some bookmark icons have a red background in Firefox?

I have Firefox for Android installed on both my phone (Nexus 5X) and tablet (Nexus 9). On my phone, some bookmark icons have a red background: Whereas on my tablet they appear "normal": What ...
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Manually updating Firefox addons

I have disabled automatic updates for Firefox addons by changing some about:config entries. Now I have two questions: 1) Is there a way to force an update for all addons, without having to change ...
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One-click reading mode on Firefox Android gone?

When viewing an article page, the address bar used to have a reading mode icon; clicking on it would turn the page to reading node instantly.  Now I've upgraded it to latest version. I found that if I ...
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restore tabs in a session earlier than the recently closed one in firefox

In my android 4.4.2, i opened some tabs in Firefox 40.0.3, and let me call this session A. Then firefox closed itself and restarted itself without reatoring closed tabs. I didn't noticed it, and if ...
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How to view All Texts Without Horizontal Scrolbar?

In my mobile, Text fonts (in, for example Wikipedia website) are so tiny. after zooming the page, unfortunately a horizontal scroll bar will be appeared! moving frequently to right and left with my ...
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How to read small fonts in browsers without horizontal scrolbar?

In my mobile, Text fonts (for example on Wikipedia website) are so tiny. After zooming the page, unfortunately a horizontal scroll bar will be appeared! Moving frequently to right and left with my ...
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Disable cookies for specific sites in Firefox

Firefox on my PC allows me top disable cookies for specific sites by clicking on the website's icon. When cookies are disabled generally, I can enable them the same way in the menu behind the icon. ...
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Android browsers blocking Youtube preroll ads natively

I was wondering if anyone else noticed that Youtube preroll ads are automatically blocked when browsing on Android Chrome or Android Firefox. This is without any adblocking features enabled (no ...
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how to block popovers on mobile websites in android browsers

Many mobile websites have popover windows that are extremely annoying, more annoying than on a desktop computer. Adblock add-on is not blocking these (in either Chrome mobile browser or Firefox ...
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How to sync Android Firefox with my private ownCloud?

I have setup Firefox 38 (on my PC) synchronization with my private ownCloud server. I just had to add services.sync.tokenServerURI and services.sync.username strings in about:config (Mozilla and ...
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How to prevent Firefox from killing music?

I have this problem constantly when I try browsing the web while listening to music. It doesn't happen on every page, but probably somewhere around 80% of pages will cause my music to stop playing. ...
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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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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 doesn'...
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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 ...