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Edge and Internet Explorer: Facebook made security changes in the past that have caused these 2 browsers to not be able to send gifts or train boost requests because the pop ups will not open to select who to send them to.

It appears Facebook has again made changes that these browsers will no longer show the pop ups for sending ingredient requests or facility and service posting. Using the Return Gift in the My Request tab also will not show the pop up for that along with locking up your Farm Town tab.

There is nothing Farm Town can do to fix these issues for these browsers, so the only recommendation we can make is to NOT use these browsers at all.

The developers expect there will continue to be more issues using Edge for Facebook in the future.
Edge Update JULY 2019

The latest Microsoft update to Edge browser is now not allowing flash to run every time for any specific site. You can now only allow it for the session. Each time you close Farm Town and reopen, or open a new tab to the game you will have to allow flash to run. This started with Microsoft Edge 44.18362.267.0

The developers are aware of the problem, and are looking to see if they can make this easier to do, however they have no control on what updates are implemented on Microsoft Edge. We can only recommend, as that's not the only issue using Edge browser for Farm Town, that you use a different browser for the game.
If you have already got Chrome browser you can get the Chrome FarmTown Flash enabler extension added to Edge. This is currently working in Edge Version 83.0.478.45 however this may change at some point as well as we get closer to the edge of support for Flash. Instructions how to do this are in Edge - How to add Farmtown Flash Enabler.

FIREFOX Version 70.0 - This version no longer allows flash to run for the browser session. Every time you load the game you will have to allow flash to run. If you need instructions you will find them in the link at the bottom of the this post.
UPDATE DECEMBER 2019 - VERSION 71.0 Firefox have changed this back again so now you only have to allow flash once for the session until you close and reopen the browser.
Safari: We have had reports from Mac computer users that when they try to open the Send Gifts or My Requests tabs then Safari will crash. The only recovery is to close and reopen Safari. We do not have any way to test this nor any solution for it except to use a different browser.

We have had a couple report back that it cleared up in Safari a couple days later, but there isn't any known reason why it fixes itself and this may not happen for everyone.

Another issue Safari has every now and then is that you will get an error message when trying to accept gifts. This usually means that cookies and pops have been blocked. In previous versions Safari have disabled permanently allowing those through and will only keep them for the session, so when you close and reopen the browser you have to allow them again.

If you are having either of these issues with Safari, all we can suggest is you check that cookies and popups are allowed in Safari and if that still does not work, you switch to using a different browser until the issue is resolved by Safari.

Update for Safari:
Apple has updated Safari and apparently disabled Flash player in it. You can re-enable it but the information we have is that it defaults back to disabled. For that reason, at this time the only thing we can suggest is to use another browser such as Chrome or Firefox.

If you decide to switch to using another browser:
Please see the following post about how to allow flash to run and how to allow cookies and pop ups in the browser Flash Player and Cookies/Popup Set up


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