How to Enable and Disable Firefox Notifications

Control your Firefox browser notifications

Mozilla Firefox is one of the most popular web browsers. For many users, it's their preferred browser. If you're wondering how to enable or disable Firefox notifications, we'll show you how.

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

How to Disable Firefox Notifications on Android or iOS

Follow these steps to turn off Firefox notifications on an iOS or Android device.

  1. Launch the Firefox browser and select the Menu icon in the upper-right corner.

  2. Select Settings > Notifications.

    Menu, Settings, and Notifications buttons in Firefox for Android
  3. Toggle the Product and feature tips switch to the Off position. This disables notifications from the browser.

  4. 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

Stop Firefox Notifications on Windows and macOS

Follow these steps to turn off Firefox notifications on a Windows or macOS device.

  1. Launch the Firefox browser and select the three stacked lines icon in the upper-right corner.

  2. Select Options.

    Firefox Options item in main Menu

    For macOS devices, select Preferences instead of Options.

  3. In the left pane, select Privacy & Security.

  4. Scroll down to the Permissions section. Next to Notifications, select Settings.

    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 check box, then select Save Changes to disable the notifications.

    Block new requests and Save Changes buttons in Firefox

To revert these changes on your Windows device, follow the steps, and for step 4, clear the check box.