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Configure Site Notification Settings in Firefox on Android

Are you annoyed with endless push notifications from the Firefox app? Learn how to configure notification settings on your Android.

Mozilla Firefox offers you complete control over the notifications received from channels like system, media, marketing, private browsing, etc., in the Notification Settings screen. You can easily manage the push notifications on your Android phone.

To manage notifications, you can:
1. Visit the Notifications settings in the Firefox app.
2. Use the toggle switch to allow or stop the notifications from the browser app.
3. Manage the notifications from the different channels.
4. Customize the type of alert indicator you receive under each channel.

You can also configure it to receive only important notifications or alerts silently without sound or vibration.

Configure Notification Settings on Firefox browser

In this guide, you will learn to configure the notifications you receive on your Firefox browser. You can allow or stop notifications and customize them based on your requirement to receive limited alerts.

Customize All ‘Firefox’ Notifications Settings

You can enable or disable the notifications from the Firefox browser using the Notifications settings. Follow these steps:

  1. Open the Firefox app and tap on the More vertical 3-dots icon menu.
  2. Select the Settings menu > Notifications tab.
  3. Tap the toggle switch beside the All Firefox Notifications option.
    enable all firefox notifications on Android scaledBased on the toggle status, the notification will allowed or stopped from the browser.

You can turn off the toggle to stop all the notifications. However, you must enable switch and customize other options to receive custom notifications.

Other Notifications Channels

Firefox automatically categorizes notifications under the different channels based on the type of content.

  • System Default Channel: you’ll receive system notifications from the Firefox browser.
  • Private Browsing Session: you’ll receive notifications when browsing in private mode.
  • Media: receive notifications when the media is playing in the browser app.
  • Marketing: receive push alerts from the sites you’ve allowed to send the notifications.

You can use the toggle switch beside each channel to enable or turn off notifications.

Configure Alerts Mode under Channels

The notification channels mentioned have similar notification types that you can configure by visiting each channel.

For example, to configure the Marketing channel, you can follow these steps:

  1. On the Firefox app, tap the More vertical 3-dots icon menu and select Settings from the list.
  2. Select the Notifications tab to open its settings page.
    firefox android notification settings
  3. Tap and open the Marketing channel settings.
    enable or disable marketing notifications on Firefox Android
  4. Toggle the switch for All ‘Firefox’ notifications to enable or disable channel alerts.
  5. Enable or Disable Pop on Screen for the notification banner.
  6. Customize the Sound and Vibration settings according to need.
  7. Configure the Lock screen settings for notification content.
  8. Finally, enable Override Do Not Disturb to receive alerts even when DND is enabled on Android phones.

Similarly, you can visit other available channels (system, media, private browsing, etc.) under Notification settings to customize the individual alert type for each channel.

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Note: some channels might have different options based on the type of channel. However, they are simple to understand and you can configure according to your needs.

Disable Notification Dots

You will notice a dot when you have a pending notification from an app. It is a way to bring you notice of pending notifications for action. However, you can disable these notification dots for the Firefox app.

  1. Open the Firefox app and tap on the More vertical 3-dots icon menu.
  2. Navigate to Settings > Notifications tab.
  3. Disable the toggle switch beside the Allow Notification Dot option.
    enable notification dot for firefox notifications scaledIt will disable the notification dot on the Firefox app icon.

If required, you can switch back the toggle to turn on the notification dots.

Final Thoughts

You can always control and decide the amount of notifications received from your Firefox app. Open the Firefox notification settings on your Android device to manage them effortlessly.

Similarly, you can customize the notification from Firefox on your computer to receive or stop the pop-up alerts.

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Swayam Prakash

Swayam Prakash

Swayam is a professional content creator with 6-years of experience in conceptualizing, creating, and managing tech-based content for notable online publishing firms. He troubleshoots the technical issues and loves to write about it. Connect him on LinkedIn.

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