Browsing history in Firefox - View the websites you have visited

Firefox keeps track of the websites you visit in your browsing sessions. To view your browsing history:

  1. Click the Library button 57 library icon in the Firefox toolbar.
  2. Click History.
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    • The History drop-down menu includes a Recent History list.
  3. Click the Show All History bar at the bottom of that list to open the Library window.
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Tip: it is also possible to perform the same operation quickly using the shortcut Ctrl + Shift + H. Pressing Ctrl + Hcommand + shift + H will open your History in a sidebar.

From the Library window you can search for a particular website you have visited using the Search History field in the top right corner. Double click on a website to open it in a new tab.
You can also sort all visited websites by name, tag or URL by clicking on the column labels.

It is possible to remove websites from your browsing history or clear the browsing history. See these articles to learn more:

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