How to disable ads in Firefox’s address bar

Firefox is one of the best web browsers out there. Many users prefer it over alternatives like Google Chrome and Edge since it uses its own engine and emphasizes user privacy. Mozilla has also been adding new features to Firefox on Android, including the recently announced system-wide password manager, making it a good option for smartphone users too. However, if you use Firefox on desktop, the latest update for the browser introduces an element that might disappoint you — ads in the address bar.
As reported by How-To Geek, entering text into the address bar opens a drop-down list with suggestions. At the bottom of this list is a section labeled Firefox Suggest. In this section, you will find ads from Firefox’s partners based on the keywords you enter. Mozilla says that Firefox Suggest uses your location and search keywords to make contextual suggestions while keeping your privacy in mind.

As you can see in the attached image, the browser displays links to certain websites at the b…

Written By: Sumukh Rao

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