Use the Search bar in Firefox
You can use the Search bar in Firefox to search the Web with your favorite search engines.
Using the Search bar
- Simply type into the Search bar on your toolbar or on the New Tab page.
- As you type into the toolbar search, your default search engine shows you suggestions to help you search faster. For more information, see Search suggestions in Firefox and Use popular search suggestions in the Firefox Search bar.
- Press returnEnter to search using your default search engine, or select another search engine by clicking on its logo.
Available search engines
Firefox comes with the following search engines by default:
- Yahoo for searching the web via Yahoo
- Google for searching the web via Google Note: The default Google search is encrypted to prevent eavesdropping.
- Bing for searching the web via Microsoft Bing
- Amazon.com for searching for products on the Amazon.com retail website
- DuckDuckGo as a search engine for users who don't want to be tracked when they search
- eBay for looking up items for sale or auction at eBay
- Twitter for searching people on Twitter
- Wikipedia (en) for searching the English Wikipedia free online encyclopedia