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How to disable and enable automatic updates in Firefox

Written by Ian Carnaghan · 19 sec read >
  • Open Firefox
  • Click on Tools->Options or in Linux Edit->Preferences
  • Click on the Advanced Tab in the right hand corner

    Advanced Tab - Firefox

  • Click on the Update tab in the second row

    Update Tab -Firefox

  • Below Automatically check for updates to:  Uncheck FirefoxInstalled Add-ons and Search Engines to disable all automatic updates and check the boxes to enable all of them again. Alternatively you could select what Firefox should do when new updates are found, there are 2 options Ask me what I want to do or Automatically download and install the update

    Automatically check for updates - Firefox

Last Updated On April 06, 2018
Written by Ian Carnaghan
I am a software developer and online educator who likes to keep up with all the latest in technology. I also manage cloud infrastructure, continuous monitoring, DevOps processes, security, and continuous integration and deployment. In my spare time I teach undergraduate classes in web development. Profile

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