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Post Posted January 31st, 2017, 2:04 am

When I start typing something in the address bar Firefox autocompletion kicks in and starts suggesting sites which are not present in my browsing history, apparently it goes online for it. How can I disable this annoyance and make autocompletion work only against my actual browsing history? Firefox 50.1.0 for android.

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Post Posted January 31st, 2017, 10:12 am

Moving to Mobile forum.

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Post Posted January 31st, 2017, 12:05 pm

It's not going online - Firefox ships with an inbuilt list of popular domains which is used to power the autocompletion in the absence of sufficient local history.

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Post Posted January 31st, 2017, 11:29 pm

Anyway, is it possible to disable it?

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Post Posted February 1st, 2017, 7:42 am

In about:config change 'browser.urlbar.autocomplete.enabled' to false.

Maybe that will do it.

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Post Posted February 1st, 2017, 10:41 pm

It disables autocompletion completely - history and the list. As I said, I want autocompletion but I want it to work only for history, not the list.

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Post Posted February 2nd, 2017, 8:27 am

lvm wrote:It disables autocompletion completely - history and the list. As I said, I want autocompletion but I want it to work only for history, not the list.


This would be nice.

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