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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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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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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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Firefox for Android: blocking images?

I would like to prevent Firefox from loading images, due to 3g data limit. I was googling for an anwser, but it seems that option is not available, and, to my surprise, I did not find any posts ...
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Open current video in YouTube app from Firefox

From a youtube.com page open in Firefox, is there a straight-forward way to open the video using the YouTube app? Firefox version 43.0
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How can I access the folders where Firefox mobile stores its application data

I know the information is supposed to be at data/data/org.mozilla.firefox/ but I cannot seem to view/access them. My device is rooted, and I've checked device storage as well as external storage, ...
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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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Mp3s open in Google play after tapping always, have already reset all app preferences. What now?

Thanks for not scrolling by after the first half. This happens in Firefox, irrespective of which site used. The first time it offered the choice of downloading using play or downloads. Naturally I ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 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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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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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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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 do I view the list of starred mails in yahoo mail? [closed]

My Android is 4.4.2 on Hydro Icon. After log into Yahoo Mail in either firefox (preferred) or chrome, how can I view the list of all the starred mails? I can't find a menu to let me select starred ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...