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How to Change Homepage in Firefox in Windows


The homepage in Firefox is what you see when you open Firefox, open new windows, or click/tap on the Home button Name:  home.png
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You can select to have your homepage be Firefox Home (default), blank page, or custom URL(s).

This tutorial will show you how to change the homepage in Firefox for your account in Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10.


 CONTENTS:



EXAMPLE: "Firefox Home (default)", "blank page", and "custom URL" as homepage
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Change Homepage in Firefox OPTION ONE Change Homepage in Firefox
Change Firefox Homepage by Drag and Drop

1. Open Firefox.

2. Open a tab to the webpage (ex: "") you want to use as your homepage.
3. Drag and drop this tab onto the Home button Name:  home.png
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4. Click/tap on Yes to confirm. (see screenshot below)

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Change Homepage in Firefox OPTION TWO Change Homepage in Firefox
Change Firefox Homepage in Options

1. Open Firefox.
2. Click/tap on the Menu button Name:  menu.png
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Size:  107 Bytes, and click/tap on Options. (see screenshot below)

If you like, you could copy and paste about:preferences#home into the address bar of Firefox and press Enter instead.

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3. Click/tap on Home in the left side, and do step 4 (default), step 5 (blank), or step 6 (custom URL(s)) below for what you would like to use as your homepage.


 4. To Use "Firefox Home (Default)" as your Homepage

A) Select Firefox Home (Default) in the drop menu for Homepage and new windows, and go to step 7 below. (see screenshot below)

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 5. To Use "Blank Page" as your Homepage

A) Select Blank Page in the drop menu for Homepage and new windows, and go to step 7 below. (see screenshot below)

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 6. To Use "Custom URL(s)" as your Homepage

A) Select Custom URLs in the drop menu for Homepage and new windows. (see screenshot below)

B) Perform an action below for what you want to do:

1) Enter a single URL (ex: "") you want to use as the homepage.

2) Open each webpage you want to use as the homepage in a separate tab, and click/tap on Use Current Page or Use Current Pages button. The Options tab will not be used as your homepage.

3) Click/tap on the Use Bookmark button, and select a bookmark to be your homepage. If you choose a folder, all bookmarks in that folder will be the homepage and open in separate tabs.

C) Go to step 7 below.

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7. You can now close the Options tab if you like.


That's it,
Shawn