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Device name mismatch between sync client and FxA device records



Android Background Services
Android Sync
3 months ago
3 months ago


(Reporter: Grisha, Unassigned)


Firefox Tracking Flags

(Not tracked)




3 months ago
Under Sync Preferences, I see "Nightly on Nexus 6P".
On Manage Devices page, I see "Firefox Mobile 56. Android 7.1" marked as the current device.

On desktop, I don't see neither of the labels in any device list - not in Synced Tabs, not as a target for sending a tab.


3 months ago
Component: Firefox Accounts → Android Sync
Product: Firefox for Android → Android Background Services

Comment 1

3 months ago
Changing the device name changes the problem. I renamed device to "(real)Nightly on Nexus 6P", and I can now see it under Synced Tabs and in a Send Tab list. However, in Manage Accounts that device is still listed as "Firefox Mobile 56. Android 7.1".

It seems that we're not keeping our FxA device record up-to-date.

Comment 2

3 months ago
Checking the device list ~5 minutes later, the names now match!
Priority: -- → P3
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