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Disable Firefox Pocket


Firefox Pocket

Available since version 38, Firefox Pocket is now integrated natively since v. 41. This tool allows you to save an article, video or page to read them later. Except that this feature uses the services of the Pocket site, whose user data ends up knowing where. Too bad on the part of Mozilla, especially since the functionality could have been managed by Firefox Sync. Let’s see how to turn it off.

Firefox Pocket
Firefox Pocket

For this, enter into the url bar about:config and do Entry.

Pass the warning by clicking on” I'll be careful, I promise!“.

Capture d'écran - Options avancées de Firefox
Screenshot — Advanced Firefox Options

Search for the following line: extensions.pocket.enabled (formerly browser.pocket.enabled thanks to one of our readers for reporting)

Capture d'écran - Options avancées de Firefox
Screenshot — Advanced Firefox Options

Double click on it to pass the value to False.

Restart your browser.

An unnecessary option disabled, which will save you some system resources.

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