If you're new to Firefox getting started is simple. Just follow the instructions provided in this free lesson to get started with Firefox.
Firefox offers many of the same features as most web browsers, in addition to its own unique tools. While Firefox is relatively simple to use, you'll need to spend some time becoming familiar with its different features.
Click the buttons in the interactive below to learn more about using the Firefox interface.
From here, you can conduct a web search. Simply enter a search term and press Enter to perform a search. Click the magnifying glass icon to select a different search engine or change your search settings.
Firefox allows you to view multiple websites in the same window using tabs. Just click a tab to view that page. To create a new tab, click the plus sign (+) to the right of the tabs. Alternatively, press Ctrl+T on your keyboard. If you're using a Mac, press Command+T.
You'll use the address bar to navigate to different websites. Simply enter the URL, like www.tumblr.com, then press Enter on your keyboard.
The Back and Forward buttons allow you to move among sites you've recently visited. The Forward button will stay hidden until you press the Back button.
Click the chart icon on the right to view and organize your bookmarks. Click the star icon on the left to add a bookmark. Alternatively, you can press Ctrl+D on your keyboard, or Command+D if you're using a Mac.
Click here to see your recent downloads, along with files you are currently downloading.
Click here to navigate to your homepage.
This is a feature that allows you to browse websites with a friend. You'll be able to see your friend's cursor and work together on the same page.
This feature allows you to save articles, videos, and pages from Firefox to read later in Firefox or on a mobile device.
Click here to open the Firefox menu. From here, you can customize your settings, view your history, manage your add-ons, and more.