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How to remove drop down search suggestions bar that appears uder address bar.
When I start to type an address in the URL bar, I get a drop down box directly below the url/address bar. The dropdown, which is as wide as my firefox window, contains a little magnifying glass icon and the text "Search with duckduckgo"
I don't want this drop down box at all but I can't seem to disable it.
I do not have anything checked (browsing history, bookmarks, or open tabs) checked under address bar in my privacy and security settings, and I do not have provide search suggestions checked in my search settings.
I tried this solution:
(1) In a new tab, type or paste about:config in the address bar and press Enter/Return. Click the button promising to be careful.
(2) In the search box above the list, type or paste URLB and pause while the list is filtered
(3) Double-click the browser.urlbar.autocomplete.enabled preference to switch the value from true to false
when I tried this, the value for the browser.urlbar.autocomplete.enabled preference was already set to false, so this solution didn't help.
I would really appreciate some help removing this drop down. Thank you for reading.
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hi, support for the browser.urlbar.autocomplete.enabled preference got removed in firefox 65 unfortunately.
as a workaround you could try creating a userChrome.css file with the following content in order to hide the addressbar dropdown-menu:
I do not like this blue bar. I use Bing, so this is a double bing search bar.fdsa uses duck duck search so his bar indicates that search engine. Please give me an option to remove it. There is absolutely no reason to have two Search bars. It is annoying as heck. Thank You.
FDSA: Excellent explanation of what is occurring. Saved me from repeating the issue! Just to be clear, the dropdown box on my screen is blue.