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firefox 83 / firefox prevented this page from automatically redirecting

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The answers I found on the internet re firefox prevented this page from automatically redirecting do not apply to my version of Firefox . There is no ADVANCED under Options/General.

When I get firefox prevented this page from automatically redirecting, the ALLOW often does not work.

How can I get rid of this feature?

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In Firefox 56+ the "Warn me when website try to redirect or reload the page" setting can no longer be found in Options/Preferences.

You can modify on the about:config page to enable or disable this feature.

  • accessibility.blockautorefresh

You can open the about:config page via the location/address bar. You can click the button to "Accept the Risk and Continue".

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I'm on Firefox 88 and could solve the problem by setting accessibility.blockautorefresh to False in advanced options (about:config).

However, I think this is definitely misleading: what does autorefresh have to do with page redirection? As far as I can understand, "autorefresh" means automatically reloading a page", while this issue appears every time I click on an external link .

Maybe a different name or a more specific option would be better understandable.

Modified by Max1234-ITA

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Also using an extension like Redirect Bypasser could help.

Best things, Max