How to Make Google the Default Search Engine in Firefox

A long time ago you used to have to browse directly to a search engine in order to run a search for something. Modern browsers, however, allow you to search the Web from any page by simply typing your search term into the address bar at the top of the window. The search engine that […]

How to Close Tabs When You Exit Private Browsing in Firefox on an iPhone

We have recently written about how to use private browsing in the Firefox iPhone app, but one of the drawbacks to Firefox private browsing is the fact that the private tabs will remain open by default when you switch back to regular browsing. This means that anyone with access to your phone will be able […]

How to Enable Firefox Private Browsing on an iPhone

Occasionally you might need to open a tab in your Web browser, but you don’t want the browser to log that page into your history. Firefox private browsing is perfect for this scenario, as well as situations where you want to be logged into two accounts on the same site simultaneously. The Firefox app on […]

How to Reset Print Settings in Firefox

Windows 10 updates have been happening a lot more frequently of late (whether they are intentional or not) and one issue that I have been noticing is an increase in printer problems. These are most commonly seen as general issues where the printer needs to be completely reinstalled, or a driver needs to be updated, […]

How to Allow Pop Ups in Firefox – Windows 7

Pop ups can actually be an important part of a website’s content, despite the almost entirely negative connotation that the term has developed over the years. Most popular Web browsers, including Firefox, will block any Web page pop ups by default. There is usually a notification at the top of the window where you can […]

How to Delete Saved Passwords in Firefox

Many modern Web browsers, including Firefox, have an option that allows you to store passwords for sites that you visit. This can save you some time as you navigate across the Internet, plus it helps to ensure that you don’t forget a password. But this can be a bit of a security risk if you […]

How to Remove the Header and Footer When Printing in Firefox

While Web pages are primarily designed as a visual medium, and are meant to be viewed on screens, there are many situations where you might open a file or Web page in Firefox and wish to print it out. Whether it is a PDF file that you’ve opened through a website, or a specific page […]

How to Find the Version Number in the Firefox Browser

Web browsers release updates on a fairly frequent basis and, depending upon your update settings, it is very possible that you do not have the most current version installed. So if you are experiencing a problem with Firefox, or if a website is not displaying properly, then most troubleshooting guides will include a step that […]

How to Change the Default Search Engine in Firefox

Most modern browsers, such as Firefox, Chrome or Internet Explorer, provide methods for you to search the Internet without actually going to search engine’s home page. Each of these browsers will use the default search engine setting that they have, however, to determine which search engine is used for your query. A recent Firefox update […]

Why Is My Typing Delayed in Firefox?

Your default Internet browser is usually one of the most used programs on a computer, so when it is not working correctly it can be a problem. I recently started having a problem in the Mozilla Firefox browser where my typing was delayed, often causing me to make typing mistakes. This made it difficult to […]