The Correct Way to Enable or Disable Firefox Auto update

If you are trying to disable Firefox auto update for whatever reason, you will know all the steps to do it in this article.

A word of caution: It is not recommended to disable Firefox auto update as you may miss out latest security patches or any new features from Mozilla. 

But if you need to turn off auto-update in Mozilla Firefox browser, here is a step by step guide to do it.

Steps to disable Firefox auto update:

  1. Type about:config in the URL bar
  2. Click on the “Accept the Risk and Continue” on the warning page.
    Firefox auto-update warning message
  3. In the config search box, search for app.update.auto preference.
  4. Double click on the preference to turn on or turn off Firefox auto-update.
    Also, you can click on the Toggle button to enable or disable updates in Firefox as well.
    Disable Firefox auto-update

Read also:
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Note: If you need to enable the automatic updates in Firefox, follow the above steps and turn the auto-update on.

This is the working and recommended method to enable or disable Firefox auto-update.

Happy learning 🙂

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