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Change the look of Firefox for Android using themes

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.

This article applies to the latest version of Firefox for Android. Please update your version first to enjoy these features.

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 button (either below the screen on some devices or at the top right corner of the browser) , then tap Tools and tap Add-ons.
  2. Tap the orange icon fennec pre25 add-on button in the upper-right of the Add-ons screen.Tap Browse all Firefox Add-ons. 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 fennec 25+ all addons
  3. Tap on the Themes tab to see available themes.
    Android ICS FF19 amo Themes tab fennec 23+ go to 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 fennec 23+ trying on theme
  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 below the screen on some devices or at the top right corner of the browser) , then tap Tools and tap Add-ons.
  2. Tap on the add-on for the current theme and then tap on Uninstall.
    Android ICS FF19 uninstall theme addon sunshine in forest fennec 23+ uninstall theme
  3. The theme will be removed.


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