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Windows 7: Firefox AutoComplete in Address Bar - Enable or Disable


Firefox AutoComplete in Address Bar - Enable or Disable

How to Enable or Disable AutoComplete in Firefox
Published by Brink
10 Feb 2013
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How to Enable or Disable AutoComplete in Firefox

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AutoComplete (automatic text completion) or inline AutoComplete is a feature that automatically appends the suggested text to the words as you are typing in the Firefox address bar. It tries to guess and finish what it thinks you are typing for you automatically.

This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable autocomplete when you type an URL in the address bar of Firefox for only your user account in Windows.


EXAMPLE: AutoComplete Enabled and Disabled in Firefox
Firefox AutoComplete in Address Bar - Enable or Disable-firefox_autocomplete_enabled.jpg Firefox AutoComplete in Address Bar - Enable or Disable-firefox_autocomplete_disabled.jpg



Here's How:

1. Open Firefox.

2. In the address bar of Firefox type about:config, and click/tap on the I'll be careful, I promise button. (see screenshot below)
Firefox AutoComplete in Address Bar - Enable or Disable-ff_autocomplete-1.jpg
3. Do step 4 or 5 below for what you would like to do.

4. To Enable "AutoComplete" in Firefox
NOTE: This is the default setting.
A) Scroll down to and double click/tap on browser.urlbar.autoFill to have it say true, and go to step 6 below. (see screenshot below step 5)
5. To Disable "AutoComplete" in Firefox
A) Scroll down to and double click/tap on browser.urlbar.autoFill to have it say false, and go to step 6 below. (see screenshot below)
Firefox AutoComplete in Address Bar - Enable or Disable-ff_autocomplete-2.jpg
6. When finished, you can close the about:config tab.



That's it,
Shawn





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