How to set the home page

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We'll show you how to automatically open any web page you want when you launch Firefox or click the Home button Home Button Home Button 57 .

Set or change your home page

  1. Open a tab with the web page you want to use as your home page.
  2. Drag and drop that tab onto the Home button Home Button on your toolbar.
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  3. Click Yes to set this page as your home page.
  1. Open the web page you want to use as your home page.
  2. Drag and drop that tab onto the Home button Home Button 57 on your toolbar (it's on the left side by default).
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  3. Click Yes on the prompt to set this page as your home page.

Tip: More home page settings are available in your Firefox OptionsPreferences .

  • Click the menu button new fx menu Fx57Menu , select OptionsPreferences and choose the General panel.

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  • The default Startup setting for When Firefox starts is to show your home page. You can also choose from the drop-down menu to have Firefox show a blank page or to show your windows and tabs from your last session.
  • You can set multiple pages as your home page. Open each page in a separate tab and click on Use Current Pages under Home PageHome pageHome page.

Restore the default home page

If you want to delete your home page customizations, this is how to do it:

  1. Click the menu button New Fx Menu Fx57Menu and choose Options.Preferences.
  2. Select the General panel.
  3. In the Startup section under Home PageHome pageUnder Home page, click Restore to Default.
  4. Close the about:preferences page. Any changes you've made will automatically be saved.

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