Tracking Protection in Firefox for Android
Tracking generally refers to the collection of a person’s browsing data across multiple sites. Firefox for Android’s Tracking Protection feature uses a list provided by Disconnect to identify and block trackers.
Tracking Protection in Private Browsing
When you open a Private Tab on Firefox for Android, Tracking Protection is enabled by default.
When you visit a web page with trackers, a shield icon will appear in the address bar to let you know that Firefox is actively blocking trackers on that page.
Disable Tracking Protection on a specific page
If you are on a website and you want to view the page with tracking enabled, you can disable Tracking Protection by following these steps:
- Tap the shield icon on the address bar to see the Control center.
- Tap to turn Tracking Protection off.
- A red line will appear across the shield when Tracking Protection has been deactivated.
To re-enable Tracking Protection, repeat the steps above to open the Control Center and tap.
Change your Tracking Protection settings in Private Browsing
Tracking Protection is enabled by default in Private Browsing for additional privacy. Follow these steps to disable it on all pages you visit.
- Tap the menu button (either below the screen on some devices or at the top-right corner of the browser).
- Tap , followed by .
- Remove the check mark next to Tracking protection: Enabled in Private Browsing to disable it.
To re-enable Tracking Protection, repeat these steps and add a check mark to the box.