Do you want to update Mozilla Firefox web browser of your system? Or you are in a though that your current settings of the Firefox browser will be affected by the update. Let us discuss few points over this before going to the steps of updating Mozilla Firefox.
If we talk of Firefox browser it releases its updated version quite frequently. The current version of Mozilla Firefox is 76.0.1. Whenever you update your Firefox web browser it restores all your personal data such as your passwords, extensions, bookmarks in a profile folder on your computer.
Well, there are two methods of updating the Mozilla Firefox web browser. You can either update manually or you can enable the automatic update. In this section, we will be discussing both of these methods.
Steps to Update Mozilla Firefox Web Browser:
Method 1: Updating Manually
Step 1: Open your Firefox web browser and click on the menu button present at the top right corner of the browser window. From the displayed menu click on ‘?Help’.
Step 2: In the Help section you would find the About Firefox option, click on it.
Step 3: A new window ‘About Mozilla Firefox’ will pop up. Now, you don’t have to click anywhere, it will automatically start downloading updates for the Mozilla Firefox, as the opening of this window invokes the updation of Firefox web browser.
Step 4: Once the downloading of updates gets complete you will see a Restart to update Firefox button. Click this button to end the updation process. Your Firefox web browser will restart with the new updated version.
Method 2: Enabling Automatic Update for the Firefox Browser
Step 1: Open your Firefox web browser and click on the menu button on the top right corner of the browser window. From the displayed menu click on Options.
Step 2: A new tab ‘Options’ will open in the Firefox browser’s window. At the left side of the window, you can see an index. Here, click on General.
Step 3: In General, you have a Firefox Updates section where you have to enable a radio button which claims automatic installation of updates as you can see in the image below.
That’s all now you don’t need to remember about the updation of the Mozilla Firefox. Whenever a new update will be there it will be installed automatically.
So, these are the two methods of updating the Mozilla Firefox web browser. Hope the content is useful. Keep reading.