How to customize Firefox keyboard shortcuts

Keyboard shortcuts are a great time-saver, but they're not always easy to remember. We'll show you how to customize Firefox shortcuts so you can set them to something you'll remember.

Keyboard shortcuts are a great time-saver, but they're not always easy to remember. Customizing shortcuts is a great way to set them to key combinations you'll actually remember. Here's how to customize Firefox keyboard shortcuts.

Step 1: Install the Firefox extension called Customizable Shortcuts from Mozilla.

Step 2: Click on the orange Firefox button, then Options.

Firefox options
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Step 3: Click on the last tab called Shortcuts.

Firefox options shortcuts
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Step 4: Double-click on the shortcut you want to customize, then type in the key combination you prefer to use.

Customize Firefox shortcut
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That's it. Now you can use Firefox shortcuts that you might actually remember. For a complete list of Firefox keyboard shortcuts, visit Mozilla.com.

About the author

Ed Rhee, a freelance writer based in the San Francisco Bay Area, is an IT veteran turned stay-at-home-dad of two girls. He focuses on Android devices and applications while maintaining a review blog at techdadreview.com.

 

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