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Disable Pull Down to Refresh (Reload)

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December 2020 Is there currently any way to disable the pull down to refresh feature? It's kind of broken in Firefox nightly (can trigger anytime trying to scroll the page), so I'd prefer to just have it turned off until it gets fixed.

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Yes, it can be disabled in Settings.

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Yes, it can be disabled in Settings.

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TyDraniu said

Yes, it can be disabled in Settings.

Perhaps you could be a little more specific? I wasn't able to find it in Settings?

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Settings -> Customize -> Gestures -> Pull to refresh.

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I might be missing something obvious but in the latest Playstore version Pull To Refresh is sadly missing as far as I can tell and the setting to activate/stop it too?

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MTech said

I might be missing something obvious but in the latest Playstore version Pull To Refresh is sadly missing as far as I can tell and the setting to activate/stop it too?

I am using Firefox Nightly, I think it is at least in Preview.

I find pull to refresh disruptive because it happens whenever I try to scroll up depending on which part of the page is scrollable/not. Pages are designed to keep themselves up to date these days, so almost always a refresh just results in my having to wait for the page to reload and losing some state/needing to rescroll/open things which is what triggered the accidental refresh in the first place… so glad it can be disabled ;-).