Opened 5 months ago

Last modified 7 weeks ago

#31013 new defect

Saving images in Tor Browser on Android does not work

Reported by: gk Owned by: tbb-team
Priority: Medium Milestone:
Component: Applications/Tor Browser Version:
Severity: Normal Keywords: tbb-mobile, tbb-parity
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Description

We have reports on the blog that saving images does not work in Tor Browser on Android (https://blog.torproject.org/comment/282272#comment-282272).

Steps to reproduce:

1) With Tor Browser go to https://torproject.org
2) long-tap on the Tor logo in the upper left corner
3) Choose image
4) Save Image
5) Allow access to device to save images
6) Nothing happens

Child Tickets

Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 7 weeks ago by gk

A user on the blog claims that downloading of images/videos works when they flip browser.safebrowsing.downloads.enabled to true.

comment:2 Changed 7 weeks ago by Thorin

https://github.com/ghacksuserjs/ghacks-user.js/blob/master/user.js#L1197

/* 2651: enforce user interaction for security by always asking where to download
 * [SETUP-CHROME] On Android this blocks longtapping and saving images
 * [SETTING] General>Downloads>Always ask you where to save files ***/
user_pref("browser.download.useDownloadDir", false);
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