How to change home Page of New Tab in Fire Fox

By | November 10, 2012

Whenever you open a new tab in Mozilla Fire Fox a default blank page will appear. If you want you can customize/ change it to your own home page.

Usually most of the people are facing the problem with default home page, whenever you install new software default search engines or add-ons/ tool bars are installed automatically. Eg: Mysearch, Bing Search Engine, Babylon Search tool bar, Ask me, Amazon, MSN Yahoo Home Page etc.

If you want to set default Home Page for Mozilla Fire Fox (For customization of Firefox) then follow the procedure given below

Open Browser (Fire Fox)

In Menu Bar click on Tools à options àgeneral

In General – Startup

When fire fox starts: Select show my home page

and in Home Page: Type your home page address (eg:

then click on OK Button

If you want to change home Page of New Tab in Fire Fox

Open Browser in New Window

Type about:config in address bar

Click on I will be careful, I promise!

In Search Text Box (below the address bar) enter newtab

From the search results Right Click on browser.newtab.url

and Modify String value to Your own home page (Eg:

To Remove Search Engine Preferences

In the Search Bar select Manage Search Engines

A new window will open with Manage Search Engine List

After selecting Search Engine from the list you can remove it from the list which you don’t want by using Remove Button.

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