How To Refresh Firefox

July 2017

Firefox offers a number of customization options and add-ons that allow users to tweak the browser to meet their specific needs. Unfortunately, however, this may sometimes result in random slowdowns and crashes that require a reset of the internet browser.

This procedure will restore the web browser to its default settings, removing any and all previously-set customization options or add-ons. This will not affect your personal data.

How To Reset Firefox Settings

Open Firefox and type
about:support
into the address bar. Press Enter.

In the page that opens, navigate to Give Firefox a tune up and click on Refresh Firefox:


A warning message will be displayed. Click on Refresh Firefox to proceed:


Firefox will restart. Once it begins running again, it will automatically restore your browsing data, saved passwords, bookmarks, windows, and tabs:


Click on Finish to finalize the reset.

Related


Published by jak58. Latest update on June 22, 2016 at 11:48 PM by owilson.
This document, titled "How To Refresh Firefox," is available under the Creative Commons license. Any copy, reuse, or modification of the content should be sufficiently credited to CCM (ccm.net).