Firefox for android mobile phone said app can access the following on your phone... take pictures and videos? Is there a work around? If not have to uninstall.
I have Firefox for my laptop and wanted to use it on my phone Android mobile phone. When I saw under permissions that the application can access photos and videos and can take photos and videos that seemed very odd. Does anyone know of a work around to keep the app to take photos and videos without my permission? I do not want to uninstall but can allow the intrusion of privacy.
We have a help article about why this permission is here: how Firefox for Android uses the requested permissions?
Specifically, some sites may give you the option to attach or embed an image directly from the camera instead of going through a folder of pictures already taken. In order to support this feature, Firefox requires permissions to access the camera. However, according to this article, Firefox will ask your permission before leaving the site to use the camera. I don't think I have ever seen this in action.
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I would have installed the app on my droid, but I saw all the permissions and I'm very careful about permissions. I don't like Firefox might be able to take photos or video at any time if I accept the permissions to install and modify my content on MY phone
I think that most reputable app providers offer some kind of documentation on how they use the permissions granted, since this is a pretty common question.
I scan from my hp to my PC Samgsung printer. The scans go into what is called "imported photos and videos. Where can I find this so that I can move it to a file?Is there a better way to scan between these two devices?
Drag them to another folder or use the right click cut and paste.
I want to be able to start with and go back to the home screen, but I did not because I can create one using the button on the home screen. Please help, thanks, Tony.
If you want a search engine to be your "home page" when you open Firefox, you should always keep your favorite search engine on an open tab, like www.google.com . You will need to do some work to keep it open, as ensuring that this search engine was the last tab that you had open before leaving Firefox. Now, go to Settings - customize - tabs - and make sure it is set to "always restore." Now, if you open tabs before you quit Firefox you do not close, the last of them opens and can technically be your "homepage". Now you can open your e-mail login page too, as long as it was under the tabs open in firefox. Hope this helps some!
No tab out to Firefox android 20.0 after update previous version it will output tab. Help, please.
Is the solution in this thread help: where's the Quit button?
I have Firefox 34, the app I want 2.0 needs? Apparently. Anyone have a link where I can get an older version?
This particular addon is available for firefox desktop & not for firefox on android (developers will need to focus on the mobile browser.
you find here the addons that work for your mobile device: allplayer
Initially, I downloaded firefox for android because it didn't default to mobile vesion of websites whence my original browser. I don't have mobile Web sites that I use a Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 and the screen is easily sufficiently broad to support the full version Web sites.
COR - el is correct that we use an add-on for this feature. Here is a more complete instructions in case you need assistance to implement:
Android only question.
I prefer to access gmail via a browser rather than the gmail app. Tests of other browsers on Android (Chrome and Dolphin) I see that they display a mobile-specific version of the gmail Web site.
Firefox for Android only displays the version of office on my Nexus 7 (5.1 runs Android 2012) - and therefore more difficult to read and use. Any help or ideas would be greatly appreciated.
Well, Yes, it's that Word annoying Tablet.
What I'm going to describe is difficult to type, so I hope that you can open this page on your tablet.
Select (0) and copy the following text on your Tablet if possible to avoid the excesses of type:
general.useragent.override.mail.google.com Android; Tablet;#Android; Mobile;
The forum linkifies this first part, but it is not supposed to be a link.
(1) open a new tab to Subject: config (type about: config the Awesomebar and hit the arrow go or tap Enter).
You can bookmark it for easy future access.
(2) in the search box, type agen and make a pause while Firefox filter list
(3) scroll down to the bottom and look for a preference named general.useragent.site_specific_overrides and confirm that it has its default value true. If it is set to false, press the reset button for it back to true.
(4) scroll back up and press the big button "+" to the left of the search box to add a new parameter
(A) the name of the preference must be general.useragent.override.google. com (for all Google sites) general.useragent.override.mail.google. com (for Gmail only)
If you type this, beware of the correction automatic insertion of spaces and be sure to remove those.
If paste, remove the part after that.
(B) on the right side, type Boolean and in the popup, change it to a String
(C) the value of the preference should be Android; Tablet; #Android; Mobile; -in other words, substituting Mobile for Tablet.
If you type, pay attention to the excess spaces.
If gluing, remove the preference name and extra space before this part.
(D) then click on create
If you open https://mail.google.com/ must now use the mobile layout.
Edit: To clarify the name of preference options.
My phone has Android 2.1 version (Flash). Unfortunately there are no updates available for my device, even in the future. I consider you as a top developer if you can optimize your browser to support my mobile device. And I know you won't, because as a developer, it is very difficult to work on older versions of android, and which took time. Really, I have made a worse choice my mobile device.
This is for technical reasons. Firefox for Android requires a feature called OpenGL ES. Open GL ES is used to draw on the screen. Android 2.2 is the first version of Android to support OpenGL ES 2.0 for applications of NDK.
The first point to https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OpenGL_ES#OpenGL.C2.A0ES.C2.A02.0_2
Why do I need to have an account to use Ffx for Android mobile? I've never used an account for any browser Firefox.
Seems I can't even ask the question without having to open an account!
Catch 22 defined.
You do not need an account of Firefox to use Firefox, simply there if you want to use the synchronization service to synchronize bookmarks and other data between your desktop Firefox installation and your mobile installation. (I don't personally use Sync, not since the installation of office has a lot of old baggage that bogged down my mobile.)
Recently, I noticed that I constantly see a box on the home page of Firefox asking if I want to send me a link to Firefox for Android. Is there a way to delete it? I tried the solution with a similar issue in 2012, but the solution doesn't seem to work this time: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/937849#answer-370222
These kinds of "ads" should have an option to delete, as I already have the application installed and do not want to see it more. Firefox is usually of choice, and a button to mark the div html with style 'hidden' should be very simple to implement.
I think it would be great if there was a button to reject individual code snippets that you do not want to see again. But... I'm not aware of such a thing at the moment.
If you look through the recent posts about the excerpts on the home page, you can find a number of different methods to hide their. For example:
I have a terrible problem with the reviews I previously typed (mainly in FB) picking up my screen when I'm typing a new comment. I can't see what I'm typing and all my previous comments appear to me to be inserted. If I click on one of the previous comments, inserted in the space where I am typing. There seems to be no way to close the suggestions and get them off the screen. I have never, ever, want to say the same thing twice. Can I please get rid of this feature altogether? I use an Asus Nexus 7 with the latest version of Android. Thank you, I can't seem to find a way to solve this problem.
Disable suggestions of Firefox for android? or tour the history?
You can disable the history in the settings menu.
- Customize > Home > History (on this and select Hide - do this for all the menus on this page)
I hope this helps.
I can't select or copy text on Firefox for Android 26.0.1 (device: Samsung Galaxy Note 2) OS: Android 4.3. Long press on the text does not work. )
Can't select or copy text on Firefox for Android 26.0.1.
Device: Samsung Galaxy 2 Note.
OS: Android 4.3.
Long press on the text does not work.
I would ask someone to check that...
I'm glad to hear that your problem has been resolved by using the beta version.
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I hope that you will continue using our products and we thank you for contacting the Mozilla Support.
I use Firefox for Android. Can how I force reload a page that Firefox does not account for the content in the cache?
Firefox is not properly rendered http://news.google.com/ (page makes simply as a small white rectangle). I want to force Firefox to force the reloading of the page of the site rather than use the content corrupted in my cache. On the desktop, I can do that by pressing the SHIFT key and select Refresh from the menu.
Many issues of the site can be caused by corrupted cookies or cache. To try to solve these problems, the first step is to clear cookies and cache.
The Firefox cache temporarily stores images, scripts and other parts of websites while you browse.
Note: This will be you temporarily disconnect all sites, you're connected to.
To clear the cache and cookies, follow these steps:
- Tap the top right menu. It is the icon with 3 bars. On older Android devices, you will need to press menu hardware key, and then click more.
- Press settings.
- After that, you will pass to the settings screen. In the display settings, look under the privacy and security section, and then select clear private data.
- You will then pass a list of which can be erased. Select the 2 following for deletion:
- Cookies & active connections
- After they have been selected, press the clear data button to actually clear the cache and cookies.
This will help you with your problems? Please let us know!
When I run Mozilla Firefox, I firstly this window asking me to download Firefox on my Android. I don't have an Android phone or Smart.
Hello Tessmess, you use the userscript next to hide the promotion for firefox for android - use it with the stylish addon or manually copy the code under more information in your userContent.css- file:
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