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How to stop Firefox messages on home screen?

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Since the last up-grade of Firefox for Android, I get unwanted pop-up messages at the foot of my browser 'Awesome' home page. the messages pretend to be helpful but they are just cheesy adverts for something or other e.g. 'Hey, if you want x, you should check-out y!' etc. I use Firefox because with an ad-blocker it cuts off most internet advertising. But the ad-blockers only stop adverts associated with websites. These adverts seem to be streamed from Mozilla. They infuriate me. I want them turned off.

Details - occurs on all of my Android devices (Samsung Galaxy 3 phone, Sony Xperia Z tablet, Onda v989 tablet). I have Android Kitkat on all devices. Firefox for Android 34.0 released 01/12/2014. My add-ons are Bluhell and Desktop by Default.

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hello TarrPitts, please try to type about:config into the addressbar, search for browser.snippets.enabled and toggle that setting to false...

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hello TarrPitts, please try to type about:config into the addressbar, search for browser.snippets.enabled and toggle that setting to false...