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Why do I see a different icon for the browser in my Mac task base?

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In my iOS task bar I now have two different icons for the Firefox browser and I wonder whether it's safe. I have the usual Firefox flame icon and some iOS tool icon.

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If you have a problem (pencil) with the Firefox icon in the Dock then try to reinstall Firefox and drag the current Firefox application to the Trash.

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one icon is maybe the install DMG you deleted when you moved / copied the application into your application folder. You can get rid of it, I believe.

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If you have a problem (pencil) with the Firefox icon in the Dock then try to reinstall Firefox and drag the current Firefox application to the Trash.

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Apparently it meant that I had to do an upgrade, which I did. Now the icon has disappeared and the usual icon is back.

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This strange icon only appeared after updating to the latest version (76.0.1). Does this icon mean there was a problem with the updating & I should do it again?

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I want the flame on my desk top computer, how do I get it?

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That flame icon is used for erasing the browse history of the search you have completed. Click on the icon, and it will wipe the search you just completed.

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