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when i go to firefox, even if i use the private page, sites i went to before keep popping up in the dictionary list. how do i stop those sites from popping up

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How do i stop sites i visited from popping up in the dictionary bar. I use private window on firefox

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Hi hamsy.

Those sites are not remembered by Firefox, but suggested by your keyboard dictionary. There should be a possibility to clean the keyboard suggestions (sometimes called dictionary) in your phone settings, but that depends on your keyboard (pre-installed by the manufacturer, custom, ...).

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Hi hamsy.

What do you mean by dictionary bar? Do you mean the address bar, where you can type the URL or term to search on the web?

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Not the URL/address bar. It is the box immediately above the keyboard which shows up and enables to type in the URL. It seems that the system remembered sites visited even though i used Firefox private tab

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It is the box immediately above the keyboard. The system remembered sites visited even though i used a private tab

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In Firefox, there is only address bar (combined with search bar). Can you please make a screenshot of it?

How to take a screenshot on Android: http://lifehacker.com/5994516/how-to-take-a-screenshot-on-android, http://www.wikihow.com/Take-Screenshots-on-an-Android

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If it's a system or other application input field, them it will remember what you've typed in based on the app/system settings. Firefox cannot delete data from other apps.

Modified by Michal Stanke

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I finally learned how to take a screen shot, and uploaded it. If you look above the keyboard you will see three sites which continually pop up anytime I open up Firefox. These sites should not have been remembered since I used a private tab. I want to stop them showing up Thanks

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Hi hamsy.

Those sites are not remembered by Firefox, but suggested by your keyboard dictionary. There should be a possibility to clean the keyboard suggestions (sometimes called dictionary) in your phone settings, but that depends on your keyboard (pre-installed by the manufacturer, custom, ...).

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SOLUTION Press and hold the words/site. Something pops up asking if they should be deleted. Say YES and the culprits disappear. Thanks Community Support for helping me to finally discover the solution