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Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by 3d1l, Aug 31, 2020.

  1. 3d1l

    3d1l Lurker
    Thread Starter

    Hello,

    I'm using Firefox in my android smartphone instead of Chrome (Chrome app is not installed), but I think that it applies the same anyways. In the past when I clicked on a link (from emails, or other apps, etc.), I got a message that said that a new tab was opened in Firefox but the system didn't switch automatically to the Firefox app. I continue clicking on links and then when I was done and I opened Firefox and all the tabs were opened for me. Recently Firefox for android was updated to ver. 79.0.5 and after the update when I click on a link the system automatically switch to Firefox. How can I set back the system so it doesn't switch to Firefox app each time I click on a link?

    Regards.
     


  2. puppykickr

    puppykickr Android Expert

    It sounds like you have a setting in your browser for 'open new tabs in background' or similar to it.

    Be sure that is off.

    You want your tabs to open in the foreground, like normal.
     

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