How to Enable and Disable Firefox Notifications

Control your Firefox browser notifications

Image showing Firefox notifications button

Mozilla Firefox is one of the most popular browsers; for many users, it's their preferred browser. If you're wondering how to enable or disable Firefox notifications, you're in the right place.

Instructions in this article explain how to disable or enable notifications on Firefox for Android, macOS and Windows.

How to Disable Firefox Notifications on Android or iOS

  1. Launch the Firefox browser and tap the Menu icon in the top right corner.

  2. Tap Settings.

  3. Tap Notifications.

    Menu, Settings, and Notifications buttons in Firefox for Android
  4. Tap the Product and feature tips toggle switch to the Off position to disable notifications and enjoy from a browser free of notifications

  5. If you would like to revert the changes follow the same steps and ensure the switch is set to the On position.

    Two Android screens: Notifications toggled OFF and ON
  6. That's it!

Stop Firefox Notifications on Windows and macOS

  1. Launch the Firefox browser and select the Hamburger Menu icon in the top right corner.

  2. Select Options.

    Firefox Options item in main Menu

    For macOS devices, select Preferences instead of Options

  3. Select Privacy & Security on the left.

  4. Scroll down to the Permissions section, then click Settings to the right of Notifications.

    Firefox Notifications Settings button

    On Firefox for Windows, select Pause notifications until Firefox restarts to disable notifications only for the time the browser is open. This feature is not available on the macOS version of Firefox.

  5. Select the Block new requests asking to allow notifications checkbox to check it off, then click Save Changes to disable the notifications.

    Block new requests and Save Changes buttons in Firefox
  6. Enjoy your browser free of notifications.

  7. In order to revert these changes on your Windows device, please follow the steps and on Step number 4, uncheck the checkbox.