Firefox Reader View for clutter-free web pages

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Please update your version of Firefox for the latest features and security updates.

Reader View is a Firefox feature that strips away clutter like buttons, ads and background images, and changes the page's text size, contrast and layout for better readability. Reader View settings are easily customizable to fit your reading preferences.

View a page in Reader View

  1. If a page is available in Reader View, the Reader View icon Reader mode will appear in the address bar.
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  2. Click on the Reader View Reader mode icon. The icon will turn orange when the page is in Reader View.

Modify Reader View settings

Options will appear to the left when you view a page in Reader View:

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Reader View Options:

  • exit reader view 38 : Exit Reader View.
  • reader view font 38 : Adjust the text size, font and contrast in Reader View.

Options will appear to the left when you view a page in Reader View:

reading list controls 49

Reader View Options:

  • exit icon rl 49 : Exit Reader View.
  • font size 49 rl : Adjust the text size, font and contrast in Reader View.

  • read aloud 49 : Have Firefox read an article out loud in Reader View.
  • pocket button reader view 38 : Add a page to Pocket.
Firefox for Android: Reader View is also available on Firefox for Android! See View articles in Reader View on Firefox for Android.