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Add-on icons have disappeared from toolbar and don't appear in Customize menu
Is this a new "feature?" The add-ons that I need to interact with frequently have vanished from my toolbar and can't be re-added; they don't appear as options in Customize.
I've DONE the "delete extensions.*" thing and the problem still exists. I even tried creating a new profile, but the icons didn't appear as I installed the extensions. It's as though Firefox has unilaterally decided to remove this feature and didn't warn users about it.
I still HAVE the add-ons and can access them from the add-ons list, but that's inconvenient since there are only a few that I really need to interact with; the rest can stay out of sight and quietly do their thing.
Is this a bug that crept into the latest update, or is it something that you're wishing on users? I've loved Firefox for years for its privacy focus, flexibility and customizability; please don't take an ease-of-use feature away from us.
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Extensions are now managed via the Extensions button at the right end of the Navigation Toolbar. This button serves as the overflow button for extensions you install.
I already stated I had found the add-ons menu. It does not solve the problem I had stated.
My problem is that I want certain specific ones to be ON MY TOOLBAR where I can easily use them on the fly without having to go through additional steps to open a menu and fish them out of a list. I have a preferred way of working and don't want to have to suddenly change it because some programmer unilaterally decided to eliminate a feature I rely on.
I rolled my Firefox back to 108 and will NOT be updating unless convenience is restored or a workaround is found. As far as I'm concerned, this new lack of customizability is a bug, not a feature. It's of no benefit whatsoever to me.
If you want to add an extension to a toolbar, just click Pin to toolbar, as explained in provided article.
I didn't see any such option. Will look again on the other profile after I've backed this one up.
You can click the gear icon in the Extensions button drop-down next to an extension to find "Pin to Toolbar", more options in the right-click context menu. You can revert this (Unpin from Toolbar) via the context menu of an extension you pinned to the toolbar.