Questions tagged [firefox]

For issues specific to the Firefox browser on Android. A list of other browser-specific tags can be found in the 'browser' tag wiki.

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How can I run this script in Chrome on Android?

I want to run this script from the search bar to be able to inspect items on Android and it will move the console without leaving the page This is the script: javascript: (function () { var ...
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Firefox Android Clearing download history without deleting the file

On the desktop version of Firefox, when I open "Show All Downloads" and there "Clear Downloads", the history of downloads is cleared, but the downloaded files are present in the folder still. This is ...
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Add specific URL to home screen

I need to add a link to my home screen and I can't find a way to add the specific link. I know that I can do the following: Go to the URL Click the three dots Add to home screen However, if I ...
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Copy URL with unicode symbols without percent-encoding in Firefox

Methods used on Desktop version don't work. I have both browser.urlbar.decodeURLsOnCopy=true and network.standard-url.escape-utf8=false and URLs are still encoded.
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Under what path is the data for Firefox extensions stored?

/data/data/org.mozilla.firefox is the directory in which Firefox's data is stored on Android. Where are Firefox's extensions' settings and data stored in there? The best I can tell is that they're ...
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How to transfer Firefox bookmarks (and saved logins, etc) from one phone to another **without** using Firefox's “sync”, 3rd-party apps nor root?

Title says it all, pretty much. A quick Google search (surprizingly) did not return any pertinent results. I guess it might boil down to copy-pasting some system folders/files from one Android ...
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Problems inspecting firefox for android tab. Error cannot connect to the debug target. TypeError: this topWindow is null

I'm having problems using firefox to inspect a tab in firefox for android. I get this error when I try to inspect a tab in about:debugging Error cannot connect to the debug target. See error details ...
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Can we stop Gmail from calling home to google before resolving a url?

When you click on a link in gmail on your phone, it first queries www.google.com with the url of your query, and then redirects to the destination URL. Is there a way to stop this "feature" of google ...
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Page loading stops and cannot be resumed when changing tabs in Android Tor Browser

I'm trying out the Tor browser on Android 9.0 (device is not rooted). When I open a page and change tabs before the new page is fully loaded, the loading process is interrupted and cannot be resumed. ...
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How to end process while quiting, Firefox

Firefox has a quit button in it's menu. My settings are check marked to clear all data upon closing. However, quitting Firefox is still leaving the process running and the cache non-empty. So to ...
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How can I make the Firefox menu bar dark?

How can I make the Firefox menu bar dark? The dark reader add-on doesn't change the Firefox menu color which is still white :
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Where Firefox for Android is keeping add-on generated files?

I want to find a folder, where Firefox for Android is keeping files generated by installed add-ons (list of saved tabs in OneTab, for example). I've tried to do a full root file system search (e.g. ...
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Firefox on an Android tablet

I have just bought an Android 7 TABLET for convenient browsing and reading research (3-4 hours to kill once a week and more, free WiFi available) and for stand-alone navigation (GPS capable). No SIM ...
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Firefox extension for android

I installed search by image Firefox add-on . But I can't see the extension button that we see next to search box on desktop version. Where do I find it?
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How to open links directly in Firefox full browser?

In some apps (Google News, Read - Simple RSS Reader) when I tap on a link, it won't directly open in Firefox but in a simplistic viewer, supposedly also by Firefox. From there I only have two choices, ...
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permissions.default.microphone on Firefox for Android

I want Firefox for Android to allow microphone access by default, so I don't have to click a notification window all the time. In the desktop version you can go to about:config in the url bar and set ...
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How to limit the 'User Data' size of Firefox Android?

The User Data of Firefox Android goes on increasing every day.. To reduce it, I have to clear storage data and personalize all the settings once again after every few days. I have set it to clear ...
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Prevent automatic redirects in Mobile Firefox for Android

How can I turn disable redirects in Firefox for Android? Here is a solution that works for desktop Firefox: Prevent automatic redirects in Firefox Unfortunately the accessibility.blockautorefresh ...
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What is this blue button next to URL in Android Firefox?

The blue document looking icon:
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How do I open an offline website on Android?

I have a directory with some .html files, some .jpgs, an index.html file, and some other stuff. If I drag the index.html into chrome (or other browsers) on my desktop PC this static/offline website ...
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Firefox for Android doesn't autofill saved/synced paswords since installing and uninstalling external password manager

Firefox sync was working on all my devices as my logins and passwords were perfectly synced. The problem started when I was offered to install the Lockwise app on Android. Where logins were available ...
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Select the audio devices in Firefox mobile

I want to contribute to the mozilla voice project from my phone but sometimes the firefox selects the loudspeaker and sometimes the ear speaker. I don't seem to have any control over this. How can I ...
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How do I disable Firefox' Custom Tabs?

On my Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean device, the links opened in the Facebook app, open up in Firefox' Custom Tab. I want to disable this behavior and just open up the tabs normally in Firefox. Firefox is ...
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Firefox on Android, “Save to PDF” — where does the PDF go?

I am using the steps here. But... nothing happens, and when I troll around the file system, I do not spot any new pdf. What am I doing wrong?
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How do I open a .ab file on my computer

I have a windows 10 desktop and I did a few google searches and from what I have read it's possible to open the file through Android Studio somehow? I have also read stuff to do with perl, java, etc ...
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Firefox Android Synced tabs problem

I had a lot of tabs open on firefox on my android phone. I was also managing them on my computer and they appeared in a "synced tabs" list. For whatever reason firefox on my android crashed and when ...
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How to undo “Enable autofill for [website]” in Firefox?

My question is similar to [Undo "Disable autofill for [app]" one), but the solution doesn't work for me, so please bear with me. I'm using Keepass2Android for autofill. It works great in ...
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trouble maker when I write email or username

When I want to write email or username, or when I search for topics e.g. on stack overflow, when I begin to write, I see immediately on the screen things I wrote in the past and sometimes, despite ...
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android Firefox notification

In the Firefox app for android, some sites cause a huge notification to be displayed by Firefox. This notification is composed of the site title and a "play" (triangle) icon, as though the site was ...
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Saving a pdf to internal storage with firefox without opening adobe acrobat

I have a link to a pdf in firefox which I want to save to internal memory. When I click on the link a new tab is opened. Then, immediately adobe acrobat is opened and tries to open a file called ...
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How to make fennec(firefox) not reopen and automatically load the last open tab?

After removing the Firefox Android browser (Fennec) activity and reopening it again, the lastly open tab appears and loads the webpage. How can this be disabled? (by this, I mean that the tab that ...
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Is Mozilla Firefox for Android Fennec, using same Desktop Firefox “Quantum Engine”?

I have, up to now always thought that Firefox for Android (codenamed Fennec) uses much of the same codebase as the Firefox for Desktop (Linux/Mac/etc...). However this recent post on HackerNews makes ...
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How do I enable DNS over HTTPS on Firefox for Android?

I found the option to enable DNS over HTTPS for Firefox on the desktop but I can't find it on the Android version of the browser. Is it supported? How do I enable it?
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Galaxy Tab S4 — security patch difference. webrtc no longer works

I have 2 Galaxy Tab S4, model number: SM-T830, and i have a program that connects video via WebRTC (connect to the rasp Pi's WiFi then go to the program localhost page then it loads the program fine, ...
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Can I access an app's data folder by installing a custom build of that app?

I want to access the data for two apps (Mozilla Firefox and Google Authenticator) on my non-rooted[1] Android 6.0.1 phone, to transfer it to a new phone. Unfortunately, both of these apps have ...
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How to save sessions in browser

I use Session Buddy browser session manager chrome plugin quite heavily on desktop and I want similar functionality on android. I know chrome does not have plugin support on Android. So I tried bunch ...
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How do I use a U2F key to log into google account in firefox on android

My u2f key is already setup and working as the second factor on my google account, and I've used it many times, including using it with this tablet via usb. I now want to log into my google account ...
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Delete history by keyword in Firefox(Android)

In android, as far as I know firefox only offers an all or nothing delete hsitory option. Is there any way (Addons included) to delete history entries by a specific keyword?
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Android Firefox Using A Lot Of Memory [closed]

My Android Firefox is using a lot of memory. What can be done about it?
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Fresh install of OS+Firefox and now there's a persistent notification

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 (...
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How to navigate to top/bottom of page in mobile firefox

Is there a way to quickly navigate to the top/bottom of the current page in mobile firefox (i.e. the equivalent of using the home/end keys in the desktop version)?
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Disable push notifications from a non-HTTPS website on Firefox Mobile

I visited a YouTube proxy website, NSFWYouTube, and since then I receive unwanted push notifications from that site like this: [image above, not showing for me, is https://i.stack.imgur.com/xV11T.png]...
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Saving links with Pocket on Android browsers?

Should I have a bookmarklet of some sort that does that? There doesn't appear to be a button to do that in Firefox mobile or for Google for Android which is strange since there's a Pocket App for ...
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What could cause a page opened on Firefox to have an enormous data usage?

I have opened the rather innocuous page on reputable website Quanta Magazine using Firefox Android 65.0.1 (with NoScript installed) and left it open. The data usage rapidly burned through 1 GB of ...
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How to access files via localhost in firefox browser

I'm looking for a way to access my devices files in Firefox. The reason for this is I want to use an extension to read *.md file. I know that I can use file:/// to access files, but the extension can'...
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Firefox wants to record video/audio

I have an Xperia Z5, running 7.1.1. When I browse the web using Firefox, I keep getting requests from Firefox to record audio and take photos/videos. Both requests always happen together, in that ...
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Sometimes firefox on my phone stops working properly

Sometimes firefox on my phone stops working properly, address bar is disabled, hamburger menu has X over it and is disabled. Only working thing is navigation inside the page (== clicking links) and ...
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How can I use browser userscripts on my Android phone?

I am a passionate Stack Exchange user and I have a lot of userscripts in my desktop Chrome browser, installed with Tampermonkey. I want to use them on my Android phone, is it possible?
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My HTC one M9+ doesn't perform background tasks when idle but push notifications work

I have an HTC One M9+. After the update to Android 6 (two years ago?) it stopper performing background tasks. For example: FeedMe - an offline RSS-reader. 100 000+ installs. It is set to download new ...
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Finding out what App causes unwanted new tabs in firefox on Android [duplicate]

Recently some app started opening new firefox tabs with the adress 'livemobilesearch.com'. I uninstalled the most recentently installed apps, but the problem still persists. I assume the pages get ...