Søg i Support

Avoid support scams. We will never ask you to call or text a phone number or share personal information. Please report suspicious activity using the “Report Abuse” option.

Learn More

Disable download window

more options

Hello,

Since last Firefox update, the download window popup is displayed everytime I download something (red box in the screenshot).

I tried looking in the settings but there is only two lines for where to download or to ask me at each download.

In the personnalization menu there is only the option to display or not the download icon (blue box in the screenshot), and I want the icon to always be seen like I used to.

Tried to look into about:config but I don't know which setting to set on true/false.

I would appreciate some help to not have the red box popup appear when I download. Thank you.

Hello, Since last Firefox update, the download window popup is displayed everytime I download something (red box in the screenshot). I tried looking in the settings but there is only two lines for where to download or to ask me at each download. In the personnalization menu there is only the option to display or not the download icon (blue box in the screenshot), and I want the icon to always be seen like I used to. Tried to look into about:config but I don't know which setting to set on true/false. I would appreciate some help to not have the red box popup appear when I download. Thank you.
Vedhæftede skærmbilleder

Valgt løsning

In Firefox 97 and 98+ there have been changes to the download panel.

You can set this pref to false on the about:config page to prevent opening the download panel on each download.

  • browser.download.alwaysOpenPanel = false

You can open the about:config page via the location/address bar. You can accept the warning and click "I accept the risk!" to continue.

Læs dette svar i sammenhæng 👍 0

Alle svar (3)

more options

Valgt løsning

In Firefox 97 and 98+ there have been changes to the download panel.

You can set this pref to false on the about:config page to prevent opening the download panel on each download.

  • browser.download.alwaysOpenPanel = false

You can open the about:config page via the location/address bar. You can accept the warning and click "I accept the risk!" to continue.

more options

Thank you, worked perfectly. I would really suggest to put "false" as the default setting, everyone I know dislike this panel opening for no reason (not a big sample of users but still it says a lot when everyone dislike it).

more options

It's like Firefox wants hackers/scammers to push files without alerting the users as you've seen on chrome. I never expected this day would even come when you will see firefox removing a "feature" without giving a proper UI based option to turn it back on. I am on 97.0 just because of that single stupid decision.

Ændret af Amos Singh FF den