Do you want to disable history in Firefox? Are you aware of the fact that the Mozilla Firefox web browser remembers your browsing history, download history, form history and your search history too?
If you are on a computer that has several users in this case you must disable your browsed history. You also have the option of clearing the history, but you have to do it every time you browse the internet. In case you forget to clear the history, you may put your privacy at risk.
Disabling history is a far better option if you are concerned regarding your privacy while browsing the internet. The Mozilla Firefox browser allows you to disable your browsing and search history. You can also customize the history setting in Firefox.
In this section, we will discuss the steps to disable history in Firefox. We will also discuss the steps to customize the history setting.
Steps to Disable History in Firefox:
Step 1: Open your Mozilla Firefox web browser and click on the menu button at the top right corner of the browser window. From the displayed menu click on the Options.
Step 2: A new Options tab will appear here, from the index on the left side you have to click on Privacy and Security.
Step 3: Under Privacy and Security you have a History section. Here you have a ‘Firefoxwill’ dropdown button click it.
Step 4: To disable the history in Mozilla Firefox web browser click on ‘Never remember history’.
Step 5: You will get a ‘Restart Firefox’ dialog box which asks you to restart the Firefox to enable the new setting. Click on Restart Firefox now button.
Customize History Setting
You can also customize the setting for history in Firefox web browser. With this option, you can decide what to remember and what to forget.
In the History section select ‘Use custom settings for history’ from the dropdown list.
Now, you can decide what history to remember and what to forget.
So, this is all about the steps to disable history in Firefox. Hope the content is useful. Keep reading.
it is possible to disabe historyy in firefox from about:config? i use firefox 54 and options menu don’t work. i have waiting for reply. thanx