How to launch Firefox in Safe Mode?

Ask a question

How to launch Firefox in Safe Mode?


Method 1:
  • Click on Start > Run
  • Type the following command: firefox -safe-mode

Method 2:
  • Click on the Menu button > Help
  • Click on "Restart with Add-Ons Disabled".

Method 3:
  • Double click on the Firefox icon, while holding the Shift key down.


Method 1:
  • Open a terminal and type: /Applications/ -safe-mode

Method 2:
  • Launch Firefox, while holding the Command key down.


  • Open a terminal and type:firefox -safe-mode
Jean-François Pillou

CCM is a leading international tech website. Our content is written in collaboration with IT experts, under the direction of Jeff Pillou, founder of CCM reaches more than 50 million unique visitors per month and is available in 11 languages.

Learn more about the CCM team