How do I find Extensions in Firefox?

Answered by John Hunt

To find extensions in Firefox, follow these steps:

1. Tap the menu button: Look for three horizontal lines stacked on top of each other in the top-right corner of your screen. Tap on this button to open the menu.

2. Tap the Add-ons menu item: In the menu, you will see various options listed. Look for “Add-ons” and tap on it. This will take you to the Add-ons page.

3. Explore the available extensions: Once you are on the Add-ons page, you will see different categories of add-ons, such as Recommended, Themes, Extensions, and more. Tap on the “Extensions” tab to browse through the available extensions.

4. Learn more about an extension: To learn more about a specific extension, tap on its name or icon. This will open a page with detailed information about the extension, including its description, reviews, and ratings.

5. Check the required permissions: On the extension’s page, you will also find the permissions it requires to function properly. It is important to review these permissions to ensure they align with your privacy and security preferences. If you are comfortable with the permissions requested, proceed to the next step.

6. Install the extension: To install the extension, tap the “Add to Firefox” button. Firefox will then download and install the extension on your device.

7. Enable the extension in private browsing (optional): After the installation, Firefox may prompt you to enable the extension in private browsing mode. Private browsing allows you to browse the web without saving your history or cookies. If you want to use the extension in private browsing, tap “Enable” when prompted.

8. Finish the installation: tap “Okay, Got it” to complete the installation process. The extension will now be available for use in your Firefox browser.

Remember, extensions can enhance your browsing experience, but it’s important to choose reputable ones from trusted sources. Reading reviews and checking ratings can help you make informed decisions about which extensions to install.