How to install Firefox
Firefox it’s a web browser much loved, as it is free, open-source in nature, and available for all major desktop and mobile operating systems: Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, and iOS / iPad. How to install Firefox.
You too have chosen to install Firefox and start surfing the Internet using the “red panda browser”. However, if you find yourself here now it is because most likely, despite your good intentions, you have encountered some problems in being able to understand how to install firefox. Did I guess? Then know that you have no reason to worry: I can help you.
In fact, in the following lines, I will go to show you everything that needs to be done in order to install Firefox on computers, smartphones, and tablets. Fear not, the steps you will need to take are extremely simple and I’m sure you’ll agree with me in the end. But now just chat and let’s take action!
How to install Firefox on PC
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You wish to know how to install firefox on windows 10 or later, for example, Windows 11? Well, in this case, you have two options: act from the Microsoft Store or from the official Firefox site.
In the first case, to proceed from Microsoft Store, all you have to do is call the latter by clicking on the icon shopping bag with the Microsoft logo embossed present in the taskbar or in the menu Start Windows, search “Firefox” in the search bar located in the upper part of the window and click on the icon of the famous browser. Alternatively, you can reach the Firefox download page by clicking directly on this link (if you are reading the article from the PC on which you want to install the program).
Once there, click the button Get / Install and eventually log in to your Microsoft account to confirm the download.
Otherwise, you can act from the official Firefox site. To succeed, Click here and, once the Mozilla Firefox official web page is displayed, presses the button for download Firefox. If the download does not start within a few seconds, click on the link click here you see at the top of the page.
Once the download is complete, open the file Firefox Installer.exe that has been downloaded to your computer to start the process of installing Firefox on Windows. Press the button Yup and then wait for the installation to start and finish. Once finished, Firefox will launch for the first time.
Before I let you free to run around for the Web with Firefox, however, there are a couple of other things I want to tell you. To begin with, if you want to customize the browser experience, you should know that you can install themes and add-ons to your liking simply by following the instructions I gave you in my guide on how to customize firefox.
Secondly, should you encounter any usage problems, know that you can find useful tips in my tutorial on how to reset firefox. Also, know that on my site there is entire section dedicated to Firefox: take a look.
How to install Firefox on Mac
If you own a Mac and your intention is to install Firefox on macOS, all you have to do is go up this web page, click on the button Download Firefox and wait for the download of the latest version of the Firefox installation file suitable for macOS to start automatically (if this does not happen, click on the link click here appeared above).
Once the download is complete, open the file Firefox xx.x.dmg that was downloaded to the Mac and drag the browser icon folder icon Applications to have Firefox copied into it. At the first start, be sure to confirm the opening of the program by clicking on the appropriate button.
Again, if you’re interested to know how to customize firefox or how to reset firefox in case of problems, you already know what to do: consult the guides that I linked to you, in addition to those present in the section of Aranzulla.it is dedicated to Firefox.
How to install Firefox on Ubuntu
You are willing to understand how to install firefox on Linux, for example on Ubuntu, one of the Linux distro most popular in the world? In reality, there shouldn’t be any need, since, on Ubuntu (and several other Linux distributions), Firefox is in fact already pre-installed.
However, should you have uninstalled the program for some reason, know that you can reinstall it very easily. In fact, all you have to do is open the application Ubuntu Software, by clicking on the orange icon with the letter Stylized “A” and then, in the window that opened on the screen, write “Firefox” In the search field placed at the top.
Finally, click on the button Install and wait for the operation to be started and completed automatically. To learn more about Mozilla’s web browser, maybe because you want to find out how to customize firefox or how to reset firefox in case of problems, read the guides that I linked to you or those you find in the section dedicated to Firefox which is present on my site.
How to install Firefox on Android
If you would like to be able to install Firefox on your smartphone or tablet Android but you don’t have the faintest idea how to do the first steps you need to take are access the Home screen or the drawer (the screen where the icons of all the installed apps are present) and open the store.
If you have a device with the Play Store Google, for example, tap on the colored ► symbol. Next, type in the search field placed at the top of the Play Store screen the term “Firefox” and presses the button depicting a magnifying glass appearing on the keyboard, in order to start a search for all applications referring to the term typed.
Once the list of apps is displayed, tap on the preview of the first app, then press the button Install that you find in the upper right part of the screen and then on Accept, in order to start the procedure by which you can install Firefox. If you prefer to speed up these steps, press here directly from your smartphone to connect to the section of the Google Play Store dedicated to Firefox.
Do you have a device without Google services? Well, in this case, instead of “passing” through the Play Store, you can proceed to alternative stores, so the steps to take are always the same: search “Firefox” in the search bar and press the button relative to the installation of the app. More info here.
If you want to learn more about how Firefox works, read the many guides I have dedicated to the Mozilla browser: you can find them in this section of Aranzulla.it.
How to install Firefox on iOS / iPadOS
Do you own an iPhone or an iPad and would you like to install Firefox also on your Apple-branded mobile device? If the answer is “yes” then proceed as follows.
To begin with, take your device, access the Home screen of the same or the app Library and then press the icon of App Store (the blue one on which a Stylized “A”). Now, press the button Near located in the lower part of the screen displayed, fill in the appropriate search field placed at the top by typing “Firefox” and then tap the button Near appeared on the keyboard.
Now, tap on the first of the search results and wait for the list of applications to be shown. Subsequently, presses on the first app displayed. If you prefer to speed up these steps, press here from your Apple device to connect directly to the section of the App Store dedicated to Firefox.
Wait, then, for the app screen to open and then press the button first Get located at the top right of the screen and then on the button Install in order to download the application and then start the actual procedure through which you can install Firefox. If necessary, then confirm the operation via Face ID, Touch ID, or through the password of your Apple ID. Easier than that ?!
If you want to learn how to familiarize yourself with Firefox, consult the tutorials I dedicated to the application: you can find them in this section of my site.