View articles in Reader View on Firefox for Android

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Firefox for Android has a beautiful Reader View that strips away all of a website's clutter so you can focus on what you're reading. Don't have time to finish what you're reading? Just add it to your reading list and finish it later. We'll show how it all works.

Enable and disable Reader View

  • Just tap the Reader View icon Reader mode in the address bar. Tap it again to exit and return to the regular page.
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Note: Reader View is not available on devices with less than 384 MB of memory.

Add an article to your Reading List

You can easily save a list of things you want to come back to and read later.

  • If you tap and hold the Reader View icon Reader mode in the address bar, the page you're on will be added to your reading list.
  • If you're already in Reader View and want to finish what you are reading later, you can add that article to your reading list. Just tap the screen to bring up the controls and press the add button to put the current article on your list.
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Short on time? Read it later by saving the article to your Reading List.

  1. Tap the menu button (either below the screen on some devices or at the top right corner of the browser) .
  2. Tap the Reading List icon readinglist1 to save the article.
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Remove an article from your Reading List

  1. Tap the menu button (either below the screen on some devices or at the top right corner of the browser) .
  2. Tap the delete icon delete article reading list .
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Access your reading list

Open your Reading List from anywhere.

  1. Tap the address bar or open a new tab to bring up your home screen.
  2. Swipe to the left on your home screen until you're on the Reading List panel.
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Customize the way things look in Reader View

Change the size of the text, switch fonts or change the theme from light to dark for reading in the dark.

  • In Reader View, tap the screen to bring up the controls and then tap the Aa button.
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Share your favorites

Share a link to the page you're reading on social networks or over email and text messages.

  • In Reader View, tap the screen to bring up the controls and then tap the share button on the right.
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