I just reformatted and reinstalled things on my phone to fix some issues. I installed Firefox from apkmirror and now there's a mostly persistent notification that shows up when I go to certain sites (The Guardian and AJC were two that it popped up on). There was a mention of a playback queue wen I was experimenting with closing the notification, so it seems video related.

I used Android 6's notification manager to block all popups, which is the nuclear option. I can't think of a reason why I'd want a notification from Firefox, but I could not find a way within Firefox to disable the notification.

What is this new anti-feature called, and how are you supposed to disable it within Firefox?

OctOS M (Android 6), Firefox firefox_67.0-2015628937_minAPI16(armeabi-v7a)(nodpi)

  • I found the same topic on Reddit and seems it's called "Media playback" notification, but the solution might only work for Android 8 Oreo. I'm not really sure if per-site notification is related. – Andrew T. May 19 at 4:50
  • Why is there this idea that it's OK to bombard the user with notifications and popups and toolbars until they have to buy a new device? It seems like it's a never ending battle... – YetAnotherRandomUser May 19 at 17:41

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