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MICROPHONE

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Why is there no mic icon on firefox homepage search bar? I cannot find how to simply enable voice search like on google chrome.

Why is there no mic icon on firefox homepage search bar? I cannot find how to simply enable voice search like on google chrome.

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Hey there!

I recommend seeing the solution to a problem similar to yours:

https://support.mozilla.org/yo/questions/1235595

Hope I helped!

Kind regards,

Bithiah

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Nothing works. I simply want the voice search microphone icon in the google search bar on my Firefox homepage, Why is this not a standard feature? I will go back to google chrome i guess.

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I found this article for you see if this helps you out!!

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-manage-your-camera-and-microphone-permissions

Sincerely Wes

Modified by Wes

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Thank you. However the is no mic button anywhere on my Firefox page. All I want is the google search bar in the middle of my screen to have the mic option. I cant give permission to us a mic that's not there.

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Hello,

This is because the newtab page is not the google search page. You can use New Tab Override to change this.

New Tab Override can be found here https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/new-tab-override/

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Even when I go to Google.com with FF, the mic is not there like when using google chrome.

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I see what you mean. This seems to be google discriminating against non-chromium-based browsers.

The only solution I see is spoofing your user-agent.

You can find an extension for this here. https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/user-agent-string-switcher/