How do I turn on the Do Not Track feature?

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Most major websites track their visitors' behavior and then sell or provide that information to other companies. This information can be used to show ads, products or services specifically targeted to you. Firefox has a Do Not Track feature that lets you tell every website you visit, their advertisers, and content providers that you don't want your browsing behavior tracked.

Honoring this setting is voluntary — individual websites are not required to respect it. Websites that do honor this setting should automatically stop tracking your behavior without any further action from you. Turning on this feature will not affect your ability to log in to websites nor cause Firefox to forget your private information, such as the contents of shopping carts, location information or login information.

Note: You may see less relevant advertising on websites if you have the Do Not Track option activated.

How do I turn the Do-not-track feature on?

The Do-not-track feature is turned off by default. To turn it on:

  1. At the top of the Firefox window, click on the Firefox button and then select Options.At the top of the Firefox window, click on the Tools menu and then select Options.On the menu bar, click on the Firefox menu and select Preferences....At the top of the Firefox window, click on the Edit menu and select Preferences.

    Click the menu button New Fx Menu and choose Options.Preferences.

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  2. Select the Advanced panel and then the General tab if it's not already selected

    Options window - Advanced panel - Do not track
  3. Check Tell websites I do not want to be tracked.
  4. Click OK to close the Options window.Click Close to close the Preferences window.Close the Preferences window. Close the about:preferences page.

How do I turn the Do-not-track feature on?

The Do-not-track feature is turned off by default. To turn it on:

  1. At the top of the Firefox window, click on the Firefox button and then select Options.At the top of the Firefox window, click on the Tools menu and then select Options.On the menu bar, click on the Firefox menu and select Preferences....At the top of the Firefox window, click on the Edit menu and select Preferences.

    Click the menu button New Fx Menu and choose Options.Preferences.

    .
  2. Select the Privacy panel.
    Do Not Track - Win Do Not Track - Mac Do Not Track - Lin
  3. Check Tell websites I do not want to be tracked.
  4. Click OK to close the Options window.Click Close to close the Preferences window.Close the Preferences window. Close the about:preferences page.