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How to show finished download notification popup window with actions?
Coming from Chrome I am used to get notification after finished download in popup window with options to open file or go to downloaded folder. Is there any way to show me such popup notification in Firefox (I don't mind addon)? Blue download icon in toolbar it's very easy to overlook and provides no actions directly to do anything plus it's inconvenient instead of popup right in my face. I searched tons of articles and it seem in past FF shown some notification, but not anymore and I searched addons but no mention of such addon.
Using newest FF Nightly on W10 Pro.
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Hi, nightly may not be the best place to use Extensions due to Firefox ever Changing.
If go to Customize you can turn off the download button from hiding, then you can drag it any where in the bar that it will let you do that so it's in your face.
It's meant to be subtle and not distracting. The complaints of people with vision issues wanting the animation turned off. So can see there is a something going on.
When you click the icon it can take you to the down load page. If do not have a SSD save to your Desktop or in a folder on your Desktop.
Complicated system, please read as will give the house away. 1st is open source https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/download-with-fdm/ is a company. https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/download-via-idm/ Results of search https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/search/?platform=windows&q=download+manager
Thank you for your time and effort.
I know I can open file or folder through Download button, but it's one more click (and more importantly first I need to notice download finished which ain't that easy with compact toolbar), I would just like to see some pop-up in bottom of screen or even in middle of the screen with these two actions which are accessible only after clicking on Download button.
Moving the download button from top toolbar to bottom of screen is not an option, my laptop display screen it's already very short as it is with 768px vertically exlucing quick launch bar, address and tab bars.
So there is no way to see pop-up window with same things as after clicking at Download button?
As for those addons they require installation of 3rd party software which I don't want to do just to see pop-up, I am happy with downloading within Firefox, only thing I am missing it's distracting pop-up window with actions after finished download as it's in both IE and Chrome.
Modified by Aan2007
Hi, you can go to the 3 Bar Menu --> Help --> Submit feedback and offer your request for something to be added that can be turned on or off So copy paste most of what you have over to the Feedback Page.
It will be reviewed by a team.
this seem to be temporary solution: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/gnome-download-notifications/