Tracking Protection in Firefox for iOS

This feature requires iOS version 11: Please make sure you are running the latest version of iOS to enjoy this feature.

Firefox for iOS has a Tracking Protection feature that uses a list provided by Disconnect to identify and block trackers.

Change your Tracking Protection settings

Tracking Protection is enabled by default in Private Browsing in Firefox for iOS for additional privacy. Follow these steps to turn on Tracking Protection in regular browsing mode or to turn it off completely.

  1. Tap the menu button at the bottom of the screen on your iPhone or at the top right of the screen on your iPad. (You might need to scroll all the way to the top of the page for the menu button to appear).
  2. Tap the Settings icon in the menu panel at the bottom of the screen. (You might need to swipe to the next panel first.)
  3. Scroll to the Privacy section and tap Tracking Protection.
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  4. Tap the option that you prefer to put a check mark next to it:
    • Always on: Blocks trackers even in regular browsing.
    • Private Browsing Mode only: Blocks trackers only on Private Tabs. This is the default option.
    • Never: Firefox will not block trackers.
Read more about tracking and the standards Disconnect uses to create its list. Learn more about the lists used by Firefox for iOS for Tracking Protection.

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