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Welcome to Firefox! We'll show you all the basics to get you up and running, such as how to set or change your home page, search the web or bookmark a website. When you're ready to go beyond the basics, check out the other links for features you can explore later.
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Web Push allows websites to notify users of new messages or updated content. While Firefox is open, websites who have been granted permissions can send notifications to your browser and display them on the screen. Users can easily allow or disable notifications and control how these
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On the New Tab page, Firefox displays website links as thumbnails (miniaturized images) or logos, called tiles. When you use Firefox for the first time, you'll see links to Mozilla websites. These are eventually replaced with links to frequently and recently
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The Page Info window gives you technical details about the page you're on. To open it: Click the Site Identity icon (a globe, triangle or padlock to the left of a web page's address) and click the More information… button in the prompt. Click the Site
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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 . Table of Contents1 Set or change your home page2 Restore the default home page3 Having problems? Set or change your home page Open a tab with the
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This is a list of keyboard shortcuts in Mozilla Firefox. If you have enabled Emacs-style text editing shortcuts in GNOME, they will also work in Firefox. When an Emacs text editing shortcut conflicts with the default shortcuts (as occurs with Ctrl+K), the Emacs shortcut will take
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Firefox automatically creates backups of your bookmarks and saves the last 15 backups for safekeeping. This article describes how to restore your bookmarks from the automatic backups that Firefox creates, how to save and restore your own bookmark backup files, and how to move your
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Many search engines (including Yahoo, Google, Bing and others) provide search suggestions, which are based on popular searches other people make that are related to a word or words that you enter. When search suggestions are enabled, the text you type in a search field is sent to
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This article explains how to export your bookmarks to an HTML file, which can be used as a backup or for importing into another web browser. For instructions specific to these other browsers, see Export bookmarks to Internet Explorer, Export bookmarks to Opera and Export bookmarks
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If your bookmarks have suddenly disappeared, don't worry - you should be able to recover them. This article explains how to get back your bookmarks if they disappeared unexpectedly. If you are able to add, delete, and edit your bookmarks but the changes are lost when you restart
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You can set your New Tab page to show your most visited sites or nothing at all. To access these controls, click on the cogwheel icon in the top-right corner of the new tab. Learn more about these controls here. Table of Contents1 Show your top sites2 Show a blank New Tab3 Disable
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Note: Please update your version of Firefox to enjoy these latest features. Voice narration available! Reader View can now read articles out loud, so you can listen while browsing. Update Firefox to the latest version of Firefox to use this feature. Reader View is a Firefox feature
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The Firefox location bar, also called the URL bar or address bar, displays a page's web address (URL). We call it the Awesome Bar because it remembers those web pages you've visited before, guesses where you're trying to go and displays a list of suggested pages you can
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This article explains how to import an HTML bookmarks file formatted in the Netscape Bookmarks format. To replace your existing bookmarks with a Firefox bookmark backup file in JSON format, see Restoring bookmark backups. Before proceeding, you should make a backup of your current
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Firefox enables you to import bookmarks and other information from browsers installed on your computer. If you want to import your Firefox bookmarks from another Firefox installation or profile, see Recovering important data from an old profile. For general information about bookmarks,
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Third-party PDF viewers are available, if you prefer not to use the Firefox built-in viewer. To switch from the built-in PDF viewer to another viewer: Click the menu button and choose Options.Preferences. Select the Applications panel. Find Portable Document
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This article describes how to organize your bookmarks with bookmark folders. For more information on using bookmarks, see Create bookmarks to save your favorite webpages. Table of Contents1 Making new folders2 Putting bookmarks into folders3 Sorting folders Making new folders Click
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The Status Bar at the bottom of the Firefox window has changed since Firefox 4 and some of its features have been moved to other places. This article explains where to find everything and links to an add-on that recreates the old Status Bar. Table of Contents1 The new Status Bar1.1
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You can export your Firefox bookmarks for use in other browsers. This guide shows you how to export your Firefox bookmarks and import them into Internet Explorer on Windows. The Internet Explorer browser is not currently available for your operating system. If you want to import
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If you check specific websites for new content on a regular basis, Live Bookmarks can deliver the most recent updates to you, without having to visit the site. Note: Live Bookmarks will only work with sites that offer web feeds. When a web feed is available from a web page, you can
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