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Has Firefox always used Google to search? I don't remember having to agree to Google's policies before.

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Isisombululo esikhethiwe

Mozilla uses one engine. Then over time, makes another the default for whatever reason.

Type about:preferences#search<enter> in the address bar. You can select any search engine to be your default from here.

You can also remove any engine from here.

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It makes sense from a UX point of view. Here are some relevant threads & articles: Google to Remain Default Search Engine on Firefox - Search Engine Journal Why does Mozilla Firefox use Google as their web search if Google stores everything we search? - Mozilla Support

You can change it easily if you wish. Add or remove a search engine in Firefox Change your default search settings in Firefox

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Isisombululo Esikhethiwe

Mozilla uses one engine. Then over time, makes another the default for whatever reason.

Type about:preferences#search<enter> in the address bar. You can select any search engine to be your default from here.

You can also remove any engine from here.

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