Setting Or Disabling Google New Tab Page (Speed Dial) In Firefox

One of the most powerful Add-ons of Firefox is Google new tab page, which is the speed dial feature. Speed Dial permit faster access to the websites which are most visited. It gets loaded in a blank tab, and will demonstrate thumbnail pattern of the websites. These thumbnails will get reloaded automatically in the background from time to time.

By using speed dial feature, you can effortlessly access your mainly viewed websites. In order to view the tab of Speed Dial, make use of the Speed Dial key, which also can be appended to the toolbar, or merely enter “chrome://speed dial/content” in the location bar.

To allot a website under Speed Dial, make use of “Set as Speed Dial” selection under the bookmarks options, otherwise just right clack on the tab that you wish to add, and select “Set as Speed Dial” option. The option is also accessible from the contextual area menu.

The Google new Tab page will automatically gets loaded in the new window. It can also be loaded in a new tab. In order to configure this, or other options, extension settings panel can be used.


Disabling Google Speed Dial (Google New Tab Page)

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox
  2. Click on the Settings (Wrench button >>  ) on Google toolbar
  3. Choose Search tab. Then uncheck the Enable the Google new tab page check box
  4. Click on Save button to save the settings

Now Google speed dial will not be visible while opening a new tab in Firefox. If you want to enable speed dial in Firefox again, you can follow the above steps and check the “Enable the Google new tab page” option.