Send Firefox

Firefox Send was a free and open-source end-to-end encrypted file sharing web service developed by Mozilla. It was launched on March 12, 2019 and was taken offline on July 7, 2020 after the discovery that it was used to spread malware and spear phishing attacks. Nov 22, 2017 Enter Send Tab to Device-a brilliant feature, found in Firefox, that allows you to send a tab to any Firefox browser you have signed into your Firefox Account. It's an amazingly simple way to.

  1. Firefox Send Secure
  2. Send Firefox Icon To Desktop
  3. Send Firefox Friends To Microsoft Edge Browser
  4. Send Firefox To Chromecast
  5. My Firefox Account
  6. Send Firefox To Your Phone

Firefox's Send Tab feature lets you send pages from your computer to other devices (such as an iPhone, iPad or Android device).

Note: Other devices can also mean Firefox profiles on the same computer, if you use more than one Firefox version or profile.

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  1. Get started by signing into your Firefox Account on your computer. If you don’t have one yet, you can create a Firefox Account. It gives you quick access to synced tabs, saved passwords, and more!
  2. Sign into your Firefox account on your other device.
  3. Right-clickHold down the control key while you click on a tab on your computer, select Send Tab to Device, and choose the device to send the tab to.

Alternatively, click the Page actions menu (three dots) on the address bar and select Send Tab to Device to choose a device to send the tab to.

The page will open in a new tab when you open Firefox on the receiving device.

  1. Make sure you're signed in to your Firefox Account. The Firefox Accounts icon on your toolbar will indicate your status.
  2. From the page you want to send, click the Page actions menu (three dots) on the address bar.
  3. Click Send Tab to Device.
  4. Choose the device you want to send the tab to.

The page will open in a new tab when you open Firefox on the receiving device.

You’ll be able to send tabs to devices that you’ve added to Firefox Accounts. If you don’t see a device listed, follow these steps to add that device:

  1. Open Firefox on the device you want to connect.
  2. Click on the menu button to open the menu panel.
  3. SelectSign in to Sync or Sign in to Firefox (depending on the device or version of Firefox).
  4. Follow the prompts to log in or create your account.

Firefox Accounts will sync and add your devices to the list.

To send tabs from your phone or tablet, see the following articles:

Over time it is possible that your Send Tab device list has repeated devices listed that you no longer use.

To clean up your Send Tab device list:

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  1. Make sure you are logged into your Firefox Account and visit
  2. Under Devices & apps click the button.
  3. Click for the devices you want to disconnect from your Firefox Account.

See Managing devices using Firefox Accounts to learn more.

Firefox Send Secure

You can use Firefox to create a shortcut on your computer's desktop to a page you've visited:

Send Firefox Icon To Desktop

  1. Resize the Firefox window so you can see both your computer's desktop and the Firefox window on the same screen.
  2. Click the icon on the left of the address bar (where the URL is shown).
  3. While still holding the mouse button down, move the pointer to the desktop, then release the mouse button. The shortcut will be created.

Send Firefox Friends To Microsoft Edge Browser

Note: If drag and drop doesn't work in Firefox, see the article Drag and Drop errors with Firefox Launcher Process enabled and Windows UAC disabled - How to Fix.

Send Firefox To Chromecast

You can also drag and drop items to the desktop from the Bookmarks menu and the Library window to create shortcuts.

My Firefox Account

If you open the shortcut you made, your default browser will open, and display the page for which you made the shortcut. If you want to make Firefox your default browser, see Make Firefox your default browser.

Send Firefox To Your Phone

In addition, there may be third-party Firefox extensions that can help you. For more information on searching for and installing extensions, see Find and install add-ons to add features to Firefox.