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Use the Firefox sidebar to access bookmarks, history and social features

Please update Firefox to the latest version to enjoy this improved feature.

The latest version of Firefox (30 and above) now comes with a convenient sidebar button which lets you access your bookmarks, history and favorite social features in one click. This article shows you how to add and use this feature.

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Add the sidebar button to your controls

  1. Click on the menu button new fx menu , then click +Customize . A panel will open with all the controls you can add to Firefox.
  2. Drag and drop the Sidebar button to your menu or toolbar. It's your choice!
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  3. Click on the green Exit Customize button to save your changes.
To learn more about customizing your Firefox buttons and toolbars, see Customize Firefox controls, buttons and toolbars.

Toggle the sidebar on and off

  1. Simply click on the sidebar button, then click on the option that you'd like to load.
  2. To turn off the sidebar, click on the sidebar button again, and then click to uncheck the option that you'd like to turn off.
Add more fun to your sidebar: Now that you know the basics, learn how to add social features or find an add-on to add more content to your sidebar.
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