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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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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 ...
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Syncing Firefox Android downloads in Dropbox

I use an Android phone. I use Firefox and Chrome as browsers on it. I want to set the download location for Firefox to a location on Dropbox installed on my phone, such that all my downloads are ...
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How can I view the timestamp for History items in Firefox Android?

I need to view the exact times I visited certain pages in Firefox mobile for Android. Is there a way to do this, or export the data to view it somehow?
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The current version of Firefox is not available from Google Play

I use Lineage OS on a Motorola G4 plus phone. I have Google Play installed and I can install and update all kind of applications (like Stack Exchange for instance). I can also install Firefox but ...
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Firefox - long img titles cut off

This is one thing (in fact, the only thing that comes to mind) about Firefox on Android that bugs me. If an image (or "img") has a title, I can long-press the image to get image options to pop up, but ...
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Is Fennec F-Droid an official product by Mozilla?

Is the Fennec F-Droid Browser an official product by Mozilla? All the links from the F-Droid page link to official Mozilla pages, but I cannot find any hint on one of the Mozilla pages that they ...
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Firefox Mobile: How to allow saving unlimited browsing history?

Firefox Desktop allows for unlimited history already, if the space storage is not full. Shockingly, Firefox for Android turns out to be a deceiver like Chrome did with version 37 when removing ...
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Open some urls in different browser

My default browser in Android is Chrome. But some URLs I'd like to open in Firefox (due to AdBlock stuff). Is this possible to define that e.g. "http:\abcde.com" or a certain shortcut on home screen ...
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How does Firefox Mobile decide which text to scale up?

Consider this screenshot of regular desktop version of the site Stackoverflow on Firefox Mobile: As can be seen, some text is larger than other. This odd text scaling only seem to appear in Firefox ...
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Why does chrome has access to google account not firefox?

When I go into google accounts on chrome from my android phone , it automatically recognizes the google accounts that exists in my phone. But not when I go there on my firefox browser. Why is it so? ...
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How to install P12 certificates in mobile Firefox?

I successfully imported my .p12 certificate to my two android devices (Galaxy Tab E SM-T560 (Spreadtrum SoC) running Kitkat 4.4.4 and Xiaomi Mi A1 Global Version (SD 625) running Oreo 8.0.0. Now I ...
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how do I delete search history on Firefox on an Android phone

I've been reading countless articles about deleting the search engine history on Firefox on my Android phone. Let me be clear: I'm not talking about clearing my browser history, rather clearing the ...
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Why are there two different Firefox icons?

Why are there two different Firefox icons? The version is 57 I guess.
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Firefox Focus crashes after uninstalling Google WebView

I uninstall Android System WebView with adb shell using the following commands. Now When I launch Firefox Focus and type any website to visit, it crashes and show the warning. But the normal Firefox ...
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Increasing max # of items in Firefox for Android history

A couple days ago I decided to give Firefox for Android another chance, and it turns out its history only goes back 100 items! How do I fix this? I want unlimited history, as I've set up on my Pale ...
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Firefox Quantum for Android - backup profile without root?

On Firefox Quantum for Android (on a non-rooted phone), how do I back up my profile to another place? This would be easy if my phone was rooted (just go access the folder directly and copy it ...
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Firefox: Focus address bar shortcut?! (ctrl+l, alt+d)?

I'm using a bluetooth keyboard with my android tablet with firefox (57+). CTRL+L, ALT+D does unfortunately not work. Does anybody know a shortcut (not using "F" Keys) for focusing the address bar? Or ...
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How to have Firefox Widget for Bookmarks?

Google Chrome has own widget for bookmarks, but Android Firefox does not. I am thinking how to proceed to do the feature request for the widget. OS: Oreo 8.0 Phone: Oneplus 3T
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How to change the name of Firefox desktop shortcut icon to website?

I long press the icon but only delete action exists there of the icon. I press it but it goes to Firefox. I create another one but it does not allow me to rename the icon. OS: Oreo 8.0 Phone: ...
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How to downgrade Firefox without losing my settings

Firefox just got upgraded to version 57. Unfortunately this version breaks compatibility with an add-on that I rely on. Until support for add-ons improves, I want to stick with a version that works. ...
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Android 6.0 Firefox Change Default App for media type?

I pressed in Firefox "Open torrent file download in LibreTorrent" but I can not download torrent cuz I need be looged in. Now I don't know how to change it? I want Android Firefox download it with its ...
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Is there an “Inspect Element” option on any browser on Android?

I often find myself missing the option of "Inspect element" in Android version of the popular web browsers. Do you happen to know any alternatives or workarounds that you could implement to have ...
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Open html file in Firefox through google drive

I am trying to set up a portable TiddlyWiki ecosystem where I can edit the wiki regardless of where I am/what device I am using. I would prefer to use Google Drive over DropBox (or similar) because I ...
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How can I disable Firefox for Android default URL suggestions?

I wiped, formatted, and then installed the latest Lineage OS for my device. When I install Firefox, before I ever browse anything and after turning search suggestions off, I see URL suggestions ...
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Having trouble setting up Android SSH tunnel with port forwarding (x-post /r/ssh)

I'm trying to log into an SSH server in such a way that I can securely visit websites on my Android phone. I have done the following: Set up port forwarding for SSH server xyz.org, port 8080 on VX ...
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Firefox hijacks YubiKey NFC

I'm using a YubiKey Neo configured as an one-time-password generator. I'd like to use it with the YubiClip app but every time I pass it next to my phone, Firefox (my default browser) opens with a ...
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Why I am seeing every letter capitalized while browsing in chrome?

I'm using android 5.1(Gionee p5 mini) and chrome 58.0.3029.83 While I am using chrome i am seeing every letter capitalized. Even i got the same thing on play store and also Mozilla Firefox.
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Listen to YouTube on Firefox in the background

On some pages I found the advice, that I could let YouTube videos play in the background when using Firefox for Android. And it works with the video in the article, but not on YouTube.com. Unlike ...
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Can i turn off all Firefox logging on Android, how?

Just found 8 gc- and cc- logs of about 100MB each on my phone. Not the first time I've had problems with Firefox creating unwanted log files. Is there a setting I can make to turn off all logging? ...
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Firefox DB doesn't include the latest bookmarks

I've located the browser.db (\data\data\apps\org.mozilla.firefox\files\mozilla\%$#!.default), but opening it and looking at the "Bookmarks" table doesn't show the latest bookmarks. Seems like the ...
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Why the F-Droid repository doesn't show latest version of Firefox to download?

The latest version of Firefox available for download is v50.0 but on Play Store v52.0 is available.. Why F-droid doesn't show latest version? Firefox (Browse the web) - https://f-droid.org/app/org....
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What did marc.info do to my Firefox that required a restart?

I opened a mailing list archive on link to marc.info last night with Firefox on my Nexus 6P (stock firmware, monthly security patches applied as they come out, unrooted). Pretty quickly after the page ...
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Export Firefox Android Bookmarks to html file

Is there a way to export Firefox for Android bookmarks to an html file ? I would like to transfer my mobile bookmarks to my desktop, and would prefer doing it without using Firefox sync or any cloud ...
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Is there a nightmode extension that works with Firefox Android

As mentioned in the title, I am looking for an extension that provides a night mode (similar to Dark mode) in the android version of Firefox.
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Userstyles in Firefox for Android

Originally posted on SuperUser, I have been redirected here. Is there a sane way to use custom userstyles in Firefox for Android? I know Stylish has an addon, but I don't want to use it due to recent ...
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Userstyles in Firefox for Android

Is there a sane way to use custom userstyles in Firefox for Android? I know Stylish has an addon, but I don't want to use it due to recent privacy concerns. On desktop I use StylRRR Barebone ...
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How can I display as many Unicode blocks as possible in Android?

I study linguistics and ancient scripts, and this requires glyphs on high Unicode blocks which most fonts do not support. Unfortunately it seems like most apps in Android will only render the glyphs ...
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How do I open a html file stored in Google Drive in Firefox?

Stuff I've already tried: Tried following the instructions given here but they do not work. I see the error "Access to the file is denied". screenshot below . Tried giving Firefox all possible ...
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Cannot access External SD Card from Firefox address bar in Android

I was trying to access a folder in my Ext SDcard from the Android Firefox browser. The folder is in the External SD card , because it shows in My Files . I typed file:/// or file:///sdcard, but ...
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How can I import bookmarks from Lightning into Firefox?

Previously I used Lightning as browser on my phone and I've bookmarked lotta pages in it. I started to use Firefox, because Lightning is very buggy. So, how can I import bookmarks from Lightning into ...
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Disable cursor and automatic zoom into textbox in Firefox

I have Firefox installed in my Android devices (phone and tablet). Everytime I open a new site (say bookzz.org ), the cursor is automatically in the textbox, the page is zoomed in and the on-screen ...
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Firefox: keyboard freezes several seconds when typing into forms

I open Duckduckgo and Google in Firefox on my Android 5.1 phone. Usually I have multiple tabs open, but not that many. I start typing, and after two or three characters, the typing freezes. I can ...
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Firefox Android adding random strings to attached file names

Firefox Android is adding 'tmp_random number-' in prefix and '-random number' in suffix of the file name I attached to any website. I have tried Gmail and a number of website but it's changing my ...
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How to download large files (like movies) from hosting sites like catshare, rapidu

I don't use premium account. Using Firefox I go to page with film to download. CLikc button, wait 60s, enter captcha and start downloading. It should last 4h. I go to sleep. During the night the ...
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Is it possible to run Firefox bookmark using tasker?

What I really want is to run (open) a Firefox bookmark from within tasker. That bookmark contains a javascript code and if opened using "browse url", it will not work because it is opened in a new tab....
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Where does Firefox keep browsing history data?

This linked question describes how to find the time a file was downloaded in Android for Mobile. How does one do the same for browsing history? What file is that information stored in?
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How to disable browsing history in Android Firefox?

Unlike in the desktop Firefox, there's no setting in Firefox for Android options to disable saving browsing history.