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Stop Google Search Opening in Chrome

Google Search uses Chrome Custom Tabs since April 27, 2016. From 9to5Google, After its most recent update, the Google app now opens search results as Chrome Custom Tabs. [...] [...]. By default, ...
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How can I use browser userscripts on my Android phone?

Google Chrome on Android so far doesn't support plugins, of which Tampermonkey is necessary to run userscripts, so here I recommend Firefox for Android. You can install Tampermonkey addon in Firefox ...
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How do I enable DNS over HTTPS on Firefox for Android?

I try to complete Dale answer Open Firefox and type: about:config filter with: network.trr.* and set the following values: network.trr.mode value 3 network.trr.bootstrapAddress and set value as one ...
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How can I export all my open Firefox Tabs to a text file?

On Android system you can use Termux (No root required): Navigate in Firefox to URL: file:///data/data/org.mozilla.firefox/files/mozilla/ Choose the link of ***.default folder of your profile ...
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How can I export all my open Firefox Tabs to a text file?

Note: this solution requires a rooted Android. In a terminal emulator app, execute: (Requires Busybox if running Android 5.1.1 or below. For Marshmallow, remove the term busybox from the following ...
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Is Fennec F-Droid an official product by Mozilla?

I agree that the description is ambiguous on this matter — i.e., is the Fennec F-Droid app an official Firefox release, or a fork like Orfox or Iceweasel? The different branding implies the latter, ...
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Chrome and Firefox cannot add specific URL to home screen

tl;dr Using the browsers' "Add to Home Screen" (A2HS) feature may not open the expected link due to the browsers trying to comply with the standard of Progressive Web Application (PWA). Try ...
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Open current video in YouTube app from Firefox

This may be a solution. You can make the video open in the YouTube app when you press the little Android icon in the right corner of the address bar while you're on the site!
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How can I use userscripts on Firefox for Android?

End of August Mozilla has pushed a new major version of Firefox for Android that bases on a new web engine. For an unknown reason for this new version they only allow a very small set of hand selected ...
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How can I export all my open Firefox Tabs to a text file?

Apparently there is an Android specific Firefox browser plug-in called Tabs Backup. This seem to work like charm! It places a text file in /storage/emulated/0/Android/tabs_backup/ (Aka. /sdcard/...
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How can I export all my open Firefox Tabs to a text file?

Currently, if you open the list of tabs, there's simply a "Share All Tabs" button and you can easily save that as a text file.
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CA certificate somehow not taken by browsers on android

This worked for me on Firefox 97.3.0: Install the self-signed CA certificate into Android (for me, this was under Settings -> Biometrics and security -> Other security settings -> Install ...
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How can I view the timestamp for History items in Firefox Android?

Here's an idea: First, you need to setup Firefox Sync. It's simple: here's the Mozilla help page, or you can search for one of the many tutorials. Once you set that up you will have your history (and ...
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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?

As of now, given the constraints, you cannot achieve what you have set out for. Firefox app would be able to restore bookmarks using these methods, in the absence of a hack: native settings option ...
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Copy URL with unicode symbols without percent-encoding in Firefox

This seems to be an old bug as reported here. I did not find any other bug report that specifically relates to Android for this problem (Edit:OP has created a feature request) A url shortner such as ...
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Firefox for Android refuses loading any website

After doing more digging, it seems the problem was my adblocker (AdGuard). It uses a locally installed CA certificate in order to filter HTTPS traffic. By default Firefox ignores local CA certificates,...
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How to Save Website Pages for Offline access in Firefox/...?

You can try HTTrack Website Copier. Seems to match your needs fully, not tried by me : HTTrack is a free software (GPL) offline browser utility, allowing you to download (copy) a website from the ...
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How to disable browsing history in Android Firefox (Fennec)?

Go to about:config. Create a new boolean value (+ icon) called places.history.enabled and set to false. source note: the answer only applies to the eventually deprecated Firefox Fennec, not Fenix ...
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How to remove the bottom promo banners in Firefox for Android?

Try typing about:config in the address bar. After you open it, search for the browser.snippets.enabled parameter, tap on it, then tap on the Toggle button. This disables the banners from appearing ...
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Firefox for Android: Download a video file

As of 2020, the other answers to this question are outdated. When Firefox opens the video you can long press the video (the video itself, not the link to it!), you can press the "Save media" button. ...
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Firefox Quantum for Android - backup profile without root?

I had the same problem and got inspired by your idea to use WebIDE. It turns out it is possible to access the profile files throughout JavaScript at least in my Firefox for Android version 59.0.2, but ...
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how do I delete search history on Firefox on an Android phone

Firefox settings → Clear Private data → clear search history
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Why does chrome has access to google account not firefox?

Why is it so? Because the Chrome developers decided to integrate with the accounts on the phone, to make it easier to log into websites with your Google account. The Firefox developers chose not to ...
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How to access files via localhost in firefox browser

If you need localhost, than run a web server on your Android and bind it to loopback address. There are many apps on Play Store that can run a web server. I just tested out HTTP Server powered by ...
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How to navigate to top/bottom of page in mobile firefox

You should add an add-on to help accomplish what you asked. Top and Bottom scroll buttons adds buttons to scroll to the top or bottom of a page. This extension adds two beautiful buttons at the ...
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How do I enable DNS over HTTPS on Firefox for Android?

Although I have not been able to prove it's really changing the routing of DNS queries, I have changed the settings on Firefox for Android: network.trr.mode to 2 (fail-over enabled) or 3 (fail-over ...
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Is Mozilla Firefox for Android, Fennec, using same Desktop Firefox "Quantum Engine"?

Fennec (<=68) is being phased out in favour of Fenix (>=69). From that standpoint, Fennec will be "frozen" at version 68 and will not be updated to the engine used by the desktop ...
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What is this blue button next to URL in Android Firefox?

It's reader view for clutter free reading, similar to simplified view on Chrome Reader View is a Firefox feature that strips away clutter like buttons, ads and background images, and changes the page'...
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Firefox add-on is shown beside search box on desktop, but where is it on Android?

Firefox add-ons for Android by default do not appear next to the search box, unless the add-on has an option to show it there. You need to tap the 3 dot (⋮) menu to reveal them. They could be ...
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Where Firefox for Android is keeping add-on generated files?

Browse into the location /data/data/org.mozilla.firefox/files/mozilla/. Among many directories there would be one directory whose name would end with .default. That is your Firefox profile directory. ...
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