Enhanced Tracking Protection in Firefox for iOS
Firefox for iOS has an Enhanced Tracking Protection feature that uses a list provided by Disconnect to identify and block ad, social and analytics trackers, as well as cryptominers and fingerprinters. Turning Enhanced Tracking Protection on or off is easy and you can do it for individual websites too.
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Turn Tracking Protection on or off
Enhanced Tracking Protection is on by default for additional privacy. To turn it off for all websites:
Tap the menu button at the bottom of the screen (the menu will be at the top right if you're using an iPad):
- Tap in the menu panel.
- Tap .
- Slide the switch next Enhanced Tracking Protection to turn it on or off .
- If turning it on, choose the level of protection you want.
- Standard: protects you from social media trackers, cross-site trackers, cryptominers and fingerprinters.
- Strict: Blocks tracking content (videos, ads and other content that contain tracking code) in addition to trackers blocked in the Standard setting. The Strict setting might block some website functionality.
Turn Tracking Protection off for specific websites only
By tapping the shield icon you can see how many trackers a website has, and choose to disable Enhanced Tracking Protection for specific websites only.
- Tap the shield icon on the URL bar.
- The panel will open to show you what trackers are blocked, as well as options to turn protection on or off.
- Tap the switch next to to switch it off or turn it on . Blue means it's enabled.
See what trackers are being blocked
- Tap the shield icon on the address bar. A panel will show you the types of trackers on that page.
- Tap a type of tracker to see exactly what trackers are being blocked.
Temporarily disable Tracking Protection for a website
If you having problems with a site loading, you can quickly and temporarily disable Enhanced Tracking Protection for the current tab by long-pressing the refresh button, then tapping.