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Disable download window opening (Mac user)

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Is there a way to stop the download window opening everytime I download something? Never happened before. It's really annoying as I download a lot and the window will cover a lot of the site I'm downloading from.

Is there a way to stop the download window opening everytime I download something? Never happened before. It's really annoying as I download a lot and the window will cover a lot of the site I'm downloading from.

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In Firefox 97 and 98 there have been changes to the download panel.

You can set this pref to false on the about:config page to prevent opening the download panel on each download.

  • browser.download.alwaysOpenPanel = false

You can open the about:config page via the location/address bar. You can accept the warning and click "I accept the risk!" to continue.

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In Firefox 97 and 98 there have been changes to the download panel.

You can set this pref to false on the about:config page to prevent opening the download panel on each download.

  • browser.download.alwaysOpenPanel = false

You can open the about:config page via the location/address bar. You can accept the warning and click "I accept the risk!" to continue.

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cor-el said

In Firefox 97 and 98 there have been changes to the download panel. You can set this pref to false on the about:config page to prevent opening the download panel on each download.
  • browser.download.alwaysOpenPanel = false
You can open the about:config page via the location/address bar. You can accept the warning and click "I accept the risk!" to continue.

That worked! Thank you so much!!

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