How to Open Web Pages in a New Firefox Window

Firefox new window settings

In this tutorial, we will show you how to open multiple web pages in a new Firefox browser window easily and quickly with step by step learning guide. Firefox is one of the popular web browsers in the world and available for Windows, Linux and Mac operating systems.

Browsing multiple sites in different tabs have become a part of everyday lives. Normally, we use a new tab instead of a new window for opening another web page. The tabs option is available in all popular web browsers such as Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Firefox etc.

Still, opening a new window in Firefox is much easier than other popular browsers. This step-by-step guide shows you how to modify this setting.

Method 1

  1. First of all, launch your Firefox browser
  2. In the address bar, just write “about:preferences” and press the “Enter” button or Return key. You will see Firefox’s General preferences
  3. There are four options along with checkboxes at the bottom of the screen.
  4. The first option is, Open new windows in a new tab instead, is enabled by default and instructs Firefox to always open new pages in a tab instead of a window. If you want to open each and every web page in a new window, then uncheck this option by clicking on it once.

Method 2

  1. Launch your Firefox browser
  2. Click “Open Menu” by clicking this icon  located at the top right corner of the browser.
  3. Click on “Option” icon
  4. Now you can see a new window “General” In the bottom, there are five different options along with check boxes as shown in the screenshot below.
  5. Just uncheck the 2nd option “Open new windows in a new tab instead”

Firefox Tabs


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