As we all know that earlier the firefox launched the feature of going to the back page by just clicking on the backspace in the keyboard and moreover in order to move to the next page just click on shift + backspace. However the company this time has removed this feature and in order to do so, the user has to use the old method of the mouse which is a too handy method for the firefox users. So, if the user is looking for the answer to the question that How to Re-Enable Backspace Navigation Key on Firefox? then the user has come to the right place.
Let’s move on to the steps that a user has to follow in order to re-enable the backspace for the navigation.
1. In order to do so the user first has to open the firefox browser then just visit the link visit about config. Then in the search name search for the following URL ‘browser.backspace_action’. After that when the preview appears the user has to click on the pencil icon in order to edit the value.
2. Bu default the value put in that will be 2 and then the user has to change the same value to 0. After that, the user has to click on the Save button. That’s all was the steps in order to re-enable the backspace function of firefox. Now the user will able to use the backspace and shift + backspace for the navigation on the web.
Now let’s know why firefox removed this function of backspace?
Now that the user has got the answer to the above question that how to enable the backspace in new firefox so let’s move on to the answer for the other question. As we all know that there are 40 million-plus users in the month that are unique and moreover the other alternative i.e. Alt + Left/Right arrow serves the same purpose but their use is not so much.
The company disabled the feature as the company thought that the novice users accidentally go to the previous page while typing on websites and moreover filling out the forms without fulfilling the input field.
Moreover, some of the employees of the company also claimed that most of the usage of the backspace is due to accidental triggers.
That’s all was the article about and I hope that the user has got the answer to the question that How to Re-Enable Backspace Navigation Key on Firefox?