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Starting with Mozilla Firefox version 93, the browser includes a new addition to the Firefox Suggest feature that occasionally shows sponsored suggestions. Luckily, if you don’t want to see ads in your browser address bar, you can disable them in Settings. Here’s how.

First, open Firefox. In the upper-right corner of any Firefox window, click the hamburger button (three lines), then select “Settings” in the menu that appears.

When the Settings tab opens, click “Privacy & Security” in the sidebar.

In Privacy & Security settings, scroll down to the “Address Bar — Firefox Suggest” section and uncheck both “Contextual Suggestions” and “Include occasional sponsored suggestions.”

Uncheck "Contextual Suggestions" and "Include occasional sponsored suggestions."

After that, close the settings tab. Sponsored suggestions will no longer show up in the address bar results. Happy browsing!

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Benj Edwards is a former Associate Editor for How-To Geek. Now, he is an AI and Machine Learning Reporter for Ars Technica. For over 15 years, he has written about technology and tech history for sites such as The Atlantic, Fast Company, PCMag, PCWorld, Macworld, Ars Technica, and Wired. In 2005, he created Vintage Computing and Gaming, a blog devoted to tech history. He also created The Culture of Tech podcast and regularly contributes to the Retronauts retrogaming podcast.
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