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How to get rid of search engines in address bar?

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Please see the attached the image.

I've got a separate search bar, yet the address bar pops up search engine suggestions that are navigable with the keyboard, too.

I'd really like to get rid of this - it seems to have popped up recently.

Thanks in advance.

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You can set this pref to false on the about:config page to hide the search engine bar.

  • browser.urlbar.oneOffSearches = 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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Did you check the settings for the address bar in "Options/Preferences -> Search" ?

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@cor-el: which part, specifically? That is the config area where you can set up the separate 'search bar' (the search entry field next to the url field) - so yeah, I've been there, but I'm utterly confused what specifically are you suggesting here.

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You can set this pref to false on the about:config page to hide the search engine bar.

  • browser.urlbar.oneOffSearches = 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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That one worked, thanks mate!

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