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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Once installed, how do I activate Firebug in Mobile Firefox?

I went to the getfirebug.com web site, where I was able to install Firebug under Firefox 1.10.6 (the Beta version of Firefox from the Play store). It said the install was successful. Now what? How ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 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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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 ...
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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 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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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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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 ...