It would be great to have the option to add new profiles manually into the Firefox Desktop (and if possible, Android and iOS as well), just like in Chromium-based browsers, not just installing Firefox on a device that has already Firefox in it)
Also adding a Profile Manager along the way
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This shouldn't even be a request - it should already exist!
I'm another user who keeps going back to Chrome or Edge because Firefox doesn't have profile switching.
I didn't even know Firefox had multiple profiles, this feature idea and the ability itself needs promoting more!
Switching profile is very useful in some term. I want to completely set FF for my default browser. But still sometime have to use Chrome because of FF lacking switching-profile.
As I started a work to port internal Chromium-based OSINT browser to Firefox I found profiles switching to be quite annoying and I’m certain it will be even worse when I will start to actually use it daily. Profiles are also a great feature to easily switch between settings, for example my work may require WebRTC and js, but I may prefer to have them turned on my private profile – but not many people even know about this feature, because it’s hidden.
I hope they make easy profiles switcher UI like chrome or edge and make PWA part of Firefox not extension as Firefox currently is rubbish in features section.
lack of chrome/edge like profile switching is my biggest problem with firefox.
There needs to be a profile switcher accessible directly from the toolbar, profiles should get separate taskbar icons, and there should be a simple way to create desktop shortcuts for each profile (without manually editing shortcut properties).
I eventually got it working the way I want with separate taskbar icons, etc... but it was a pain to setup and involved manually creating/editing shortcuts, editing about:config settings, etc...