Firefox – How to disable address bar expansion in Mozilla Firefox 75


With the latest update to Firefox, there is a feature that I would like to disable. When you open a window/tab or place the cursor in into the address bar, it becomes a bit bigger. How can I disable / reset this behavior?

address bar before update

Firefox before update

address bar after update

Firefox after update

Best Answer

Type in about:config in the address bar. This opens the Configuration Editor that lists Firefox settings known as preferences.

Set browser.urlbar.update1 to false, and restart the browser.


Note, this solutions does not work as of Firefox 77