Get familiar with Firefox for iOS

Contributors Contributors Last updated: 10/30/2023 50% of users voted this helpful

In order to support Firefox for iOS users, you should at least get familiar with the product. In this article, you will learn more about top features in Firefox for iOS.

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Easy way to set Firefox as default browser

If you're on an iOS 14+ device and have Firefox 28.2 or higher, you can set Firefox as your default browser.

Learn more about how to set Firefox as the default browser for iOS: Set Firefox as the default browser for iOS

Sync your data with Mozilla account

If you use Firefox on multiple devices, a free Mozilla account lets you sync your history, open tabs, bookmarks and passwords on all your devices. All you need is an email address and password.

Enhanced Tracking Protection

Firefox for iOS has a built-in Enhanced Tracking Protection feature which reduces targeted ads and helps stop advertisers from tracking your browsing. You can customize your protection by turning off Enhanced Tracking Protection for individual websites and choosing from two levels of protection, Standard or Strict.

Learn more about Enhanced Tracking Protection (ETP) on Firefox for iOS: Enhanced Tracking Protection in Firefox for iOS

Private Browsing Mode

Firefox's Private Browsing lets you browse the Web on your iPhone or iPad without saving your history.

Learn more about private browsing in Firefox for iOS: Private Browsing in Firefox for iOS

Send tabs across devices

Firefox for iOS lets you send tabs from your phone to another device so you can view them later.

Get search suggestions

Search suggestions are popular searches that match what you're typing in the address bar. This feature is enabled by default.

Customizable homepage

Firefox Home on your iOS device displays your Shortcuts (frequently and recently visited pages), Your Library, recently visited tabs, recently saved bookmarks and articles trending on Pocket.

Learn more about how to customize your Firefox homepage on iOS: Customize Firefox Home on iOS

Explore Pocket’s recommendation

You can view articles and topics recommended by Pocket on your Firefox for iOS homepage. Pocket is a free service that makes it easy to discover great content that’s personalized to your interests. Pocket recommendations are turned on by default for U.S. and Canada.

Latest features

Check out the latest release notes for Firefox for iOS to get to know the latest features.

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