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Why I cannot type the search content any longer into the G search bar in middle page?

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What has happened to typing and viewing the content of the search INSIDE the Google search box? Why this does not work now and the search moves to the address bar where it is tight and one cannot see all content of the search? Why have you done this? How can I bring it back please? I hate is as is now.

What has happened to typing and viewing the content of the search INSIDE the Google search box? Why this does not work now and the search moves to the address bar where it is tight and one cannot see all content of the search? Why have you done this? How can I bring it back please? I hate is as is now.

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Enter about:config in the address bar, accept the risk, search for handoff and change the following preference to false. browser.newtabpage.activity-stream.improvesearch.handoffToAwesomebar

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/about-config-editor-firefox

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Enter about:config in the address bar, accept the risk, search for handoff and change the following preference to false. browser.newtabpage.activity-stream.improvesearch.handoffToAwesomebar

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/about-config-editor-firefox

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Thank you very much Terry! Following my posting - I should had done this prior - I came across older similar questions referring to older versions i.e 105, 106. I am curious, would you know why this functionality is still not standard. Thanks again!

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No. What's more, I gather it may soon be impossible to change it to what you and others want.

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Mozilla has decided to gather some telemetry about the use of this handoffToAwesomebar pref as it is widely spread on internet, this will run from 122 to 128 (This collection will expire in 128).

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