How to set the home page

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We'll show you how to automatically open any site you want when you launch Firefox.

Important: If your home page was hijacked, see Refresh Firefox - reset add-ons and settings.

Set or change your home page

  1. Open the website you want to set as your home page.
  2. Click the icon to the left of the web address, drag it to the Home button, and release.
    Home page Win1 Home page Mac1
  3. Click Yes to set this as your home page.
Tip: Can't decide on just one site? Click on Preferences in the Firefox menu and try the following customizations in the General panel:
  • To load multiple home pages, open each page in a separate tab, and click Use Current Pages.
  • To load pages from your last visit, select "Show my windows and tabs from last time" on the drop-down menu.

Restore the default home page

If you want to delete your home page customizations, this is the way to do it.

  1. Click the menu button New Fx Menu Fx57Menu and choose Options.Preferences.
  2. Select the General panel.
  3. In the Startup box, click Restore to Default.
    Home page Win3 Home page Mac3 Home page Lin3
  4. Close the about:preferences page. Any changes you've made will automatically be saved.

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