Firefox Reader View for clutter-free web pages

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  • Revision id: 91352
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  • Creator: Joni
  • Comment: added link to fx for android
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  • Reviewed by: jsavage
  • Is approved? Yes
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Coming soon! This feature is coming to Firefox version 38.

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.

Firefox for Android: Reader View is also available on Firefox for Android! See View articles in Reader View on Firefox for Android.

View a page in Reader View

  1. If a page is available in Reader View, the Reader mode icon will appear in the address bar.
    reader mode url fx38
  2. Click on the Reader View Reader mode icon. The icon will turn orange when the page is in Reader View.
Reading List: No time to read right now? Just add the page to your Reading List. It will be waiting for you there when you come back, and on all of your synced devices.

Modify Reader View settings

Options for modifying text size and contrast will appear to the left when you view a page in Reader View:

reader view options fx38

Reader View Options:

  • exit reader mode : Exit Reader View.
  • font settings reader fx38 : Adjust the text size, font and contrast in Reader View.
  • add reader list fx38 : Add a page to your Reading List.
  • reader list fx38 : Open your Reading List.