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Disable or erase "Recently Bookmarked"

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I want to erase or preferably disable the "Recently Bookmarked" functionality when you go to the bookmarks part of the library. How do I do this? I don't see anything in the Support, despite doing searches using several different search terms. It is a strange thing to have without being able to erase it or disable it, especially since bookmarks saved during "private window" searches show up there.

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Enter about:config in the URL bar and set browser.library.activity-stream.enabled = false.

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The menu is still populated, and I bookmarked another page and it showed up in Recently Bookmarked.

I restarted Firefox and checked Advanced Preferences. It shows that setting as "false" but still allows the Recently Bookmarked to populate and add new bookmarks.

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Ah, you want to remove the second list. I don't think it's removable. You can only remove the whole Library and add Bookmarks and History instead, by using the ≡ -> Customize menu.

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Well, that explains why I can't remove either Recently Bookmarked or the Library itself. I still think it is a weird oversight that it is so hardcoded in a browser that represents itself as a leading privacy guardian. Thanks, Ty.

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You cane Right click and delete the icon that shows recently bookmarked, then go to custom settings and add the "star above horizontal parenthesis" icon > show your bookmarks, then drag wherever you want it.

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