Change the look of Firefox for Android using themes

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A theme is a simple type of Firefox add-on which allows you to customize your browser skin. This article describes how to find, install, and manage Firefox for Android themes.

Note: This article doesn't apply to your version of Firefox. It requires the latest Firefox Release version which can be downloaded from mozilla.org/mobile.

What are themes?

Firefox for Android themes allow changing of color schemes and background images of the Firefox toolbars.

How to install themes

You can access the Android themes from the settings menu inside Firefox for Android:

  1. Tap the menu Menu button (either at the bottom edge of the screen or in the the top-right corner) , then tap Tools and tap Add-ons.
  2. Tap the orange Folder icon in the upper-right of the Add-ons screen. Alternatively you could go directly to https://addons.mozilla.org/android/ to achieve the same result.

    Android ICS Orange Folder for Add-ons 320 px wide
  3. Tap on the Themes tab to see available themes.

    Android ICS FF19 amo Themes tab
  4. You will see Featured themes. You can search for themes or tap on the Popular or Categories tabs to find a theme you would like to try.
  5. To try out a theme, simply tap on the theme's graphic; Firefox will display "You're trying it on!". To learn more about a theme, tap Theme Info.

    Android ICS FF19 amo you are trying it on
  6. Install the theme you want by tapping Keep it. Firefox will confirm the theme is installed by displaying "Added to Firefox".

Managing themes

How to switch themes

To switch themes, follow the instructions for How to install Themes above and install another theme.

How to remove a theme

If you want to go back to the default Firefox for Android theme, uninstall the current theme add-on:

  1. Tap the menu Menu button (either at the bottom edge of the screen or in the the top-right corner) , then tap Tools and tap Add-ons.

    Android ICS FF19 tools addons sunshine in forest
  2. Tap on the add-on for the current theme and then tap on Uninstall.

    Android ICS FF19 uninstall theme addon sunshine in forest
  3. The theme will be removed.



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