Opened 4 years ago

Last modified 11 months ago

#19369 new defect

On the privacy pane "Never Remember History" can't get selected

Reported by: gk Owned by: tbb-team
Priority: Medium Milestone:
Component: Applications/Tor Browser Version:
Severity: Normal Keywords: tbb-6.0-issues, tbb-regression, tbb-usability
Cc: siketa Actual Points:
Parent ID: Points:
Reviewer: Sponsor:


For some reason, "Never Remember History" can't get selected on the privacy pane. Once one selects it and closes about:preferences + reopens it the old selection is still active. This is pretty confusing. Reported on our blog:

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Change History (6)

comment:1 Changed 4 years ago by bugzilla

Welcome to the ticket:18937#comment:23. It's more weird that if you choose Remember History, and TBB asks you to restart, and you click Cancel, then Accept third-party cookies will be set to Always. (Related: #10824.)
Related: #16889.

Last edited 3 years ago by bugzilla (previous) (diff)

comment:2 Changed 3 years ago by bugzilla

#10290 is a duplicate.

comment:3 Changed 3 years ago by bugzilla

#7463 is a duplicate.

comment:4 Changed 22 months ago by cypherpunks

Since Firefox 44, by Mozilla's logic, "Never Remember History" means "Remember History" with PBM:

     if (this._checkHistoryValues(this.prefsForKeepingHistory)) {
       if (getVal("browser.privatebrowsing.autostart"))
         mode = "dontremember";
         mode = "remember";
       mode = "custom";


comment:5 Changed 15 months ago by traumschule

Still happens with tb 8.5a1 (except comment:1).

comment:6 Changed 11 months ago by gk

Cc: siketa added

#28957 is a duplicate.

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