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How to disable pocket’s sponsored stories in firefox

Pocket is a feature that’s built into Firefox. You need to have a Pocket account in order to save articles with the Pocket button which is found in the address bar. Learn more about how to remove this Save to Pocket functionality.

Table of Contents

  • 1 Disable Save to Pocket for Firefox
  • 2 Re-enable Save to Pocket for Firefox
  • 3 Hide the Pocket button in your Address Bar
  • 4 Remove Save to Pocket similar story recommendations

To turn off the Save to Pocket functionality in Firefox follow these steps:

  1. Type about:config in the address bar and press Enter Return .
    A warning page may appear. Click I accept the risk! Accept the Risk and Continue to go to the about:config page.
  2. Type “pocket” in the Search box above the list of preferences .
  3. Double-click Click the Togglebutton next to the extensions.pocket.enabled preference to toggle its value to false .
  1. Type about:config in the address bar and press Enter Return .
    A warning page may appear. Click I accept the risk! Accept the Risk and Continue to go to the about:config page.
  2. Type “pocket” in the Search box above the list of preferences .
  3. Double-click Click the Togglebutton next to the extensions.pocket.enabled preference to toggle its value to true .

When Pocket is enabled, a Pocket button appears in the address bar whenever you’re on a page that can be saved. You can remove the Pocket button from the address bar without disabling Pocket.

  1. Right-click Hold down the control key while you click the Pocket button (or right-click the button) and click on Remove from Address Bar .
  2. Pocket will remain enabled and the Page Actions (three-dot) menu will still include a Pocket entry so you can bring this button back at any time.

If you prefer not to see similar stories when you click to save to Pocket, you can turn this feature off.

  1. Type about:config in the address bar and press Enter Return .
    A warning page may appear. Click I accept the risk! Accept the Risk and Continue to go to the about:config page.
  2. Type “pocket” in the Search box.
  3. Click the Togglebutton next to the extensions.pocket.onSaveRecs preference to toggle its value to false .
  4. Restart Firefox

You will no longer see article suggestions when you save links to your Pocket account.

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