In case your Firefox browser up to date to model lately, you might have observed the brand new “Web page Shot” icon within the browser’s toolbar.

This icon powers the native screenshot capturing performance of Firefox. It’s being rolled out to customers progressively which implies that you could be not see the icon but within the browser’s toolbar.

This doesn’t imply nonetheless that the Firefox screenshot device shouldn’t be already obtainable, as it’s possible you’ll allow it within the browser to utilize it. Firefox customers who see it already however haven’t any use for it might disable it alternatively.

This Firefox information gives you with directions on enabling and disabling the screenshot device within the Firefox internet browser.

Word: You want a minimum of Firefox 55. You may examine the model of the browser by loading about:help within the browser’s tackle bar. Model underneath utility fundamentals lists the model of the Firefox internet browser.

All it’s essential do is click on on the icon to activate the performance. The screenshot device helps capturing a area, the seen a part of an online web page, or the whole (full) web page.

You might save the screenshots to the native system or have it uploaded to for simpler on-line sharing. Mozilla retains the screenshots on-line for 2 weeks by default, however customers might delete the screenshots at any time earlier than that, or change the expiration date to increase it.

Allow or disable Firefox screenshot device

Mozilla added two preferences to the Firefox configuration that management the screenshot device of the browser.

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To get there, load about:config?filter=extensions.screenshot within the browser’s tackle bar. The web page that opens lists the 2 preferences that management Firefox’s screenshot device performance.

  • extensions.screenshots.disabled — That is the principle desire. A worth of false signifies that the screenshot performance is enabled, a price of true that it’s disabled. Word that that is outdated by extensions.screenshots.system-disabled
  • extensions.screenshots.system-disabled — Mozilla makes use of this desire to regulate the roll out of the screenshot performance. If set to true, screenshot performance is disabled no matter what extensions.screenshots.disabled is about to. If set to false, screenshot performance is enabled, if extensions.screenshots.disabled is about to false.

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  • To disable the screenshot performance in Firefox, set extensions.screenshots.disabled to true.
  • To allow the screenshot performance in Firefox, set extensions.screenshots.system-disabled to false and extensions.screenshots.disabled to false as nicely.

You modify a desire with a double-click on the desire title.

Word that you would be able to nonetheless seize screenshots in Firefox in case you disable the Screenshot device.

An alternative choice that you’ve got is to easily take away the Firefox screenshot device from the browser’s tackle bar. To try this right-click on the icon and choose take away from toolbar from the context menu that opens up.

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