How To Change Firefox Background Color, Theme, And Wallpaper

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Most of us spent so much time on the internet.

This is especially true if your job is related to internet surfing or research work. In this case, you would want to customize the browser you use to increase the efficiency of your work.

If you are using Firefox as your internet browser, you can change the background color or background of the tabs to any color or image as a wallpaper. This is an easy task and your browser will look more soothing and refreshed rather than tedious.

So, here is the easy guide to change Firefox background and also change Firefox theme.

Change Firefox Background Color

1. Open Firefox browser and click on the ≡ menu button on the top right.

Change firefox background colour

2. Click on the ‘Options‘ button in the menu.

Change Firefox Background

3. Scroll down and under the ‘Language and Appearance’ head, click on ‘Colors‘.

Firefox Background Colour to black

4. Now, In the appeared pop-up, click on the color button in front of the ‘Background‘.

How Change Firefox Background Colour

5. Choose from the 70 available colors and uncheck the ‘Use system colors’ box. Make sure you have selected ‘Always‘ in the option where it says, ‘Override the colors specified by the page with your selections above’ and click on ‘OK‘.

how to change background colour in firefox
change background on firefox browser

Remember, the background of all the websites you use will change to the selected color and you might miss some important icons there.

firefox background

change background on firefox

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Change Firefox New Tab Wallpaper

1. Open this gallery by BrandThunder on the Firefox browser.

Change Firefox New Tab Wallpaper

2. Choose from the available options or click on the ‘Pick a category’ and choose any category you like.

brandthunder - change firefox wallpaper

3. Now click your favorite theme whose wallpapers you would like to see in the new tab.

firefox new tab wallpaper - brandthunder gallery

4. If a pop-up appears at the top below the address bar, click on ‘Allow‘. The theme will download and then click on ‘Add‘.

how to Change Firefox New Tab Wallpaper
Change Firefox New Tab Wallpaper - brandthunder

Done! It is really a cakewalk. Now, whenever you open a new tab on Firefox, there will be set of wallpapers from the theme you chose.

change wallpaper on firefox
how to change wallpaper on firefox

The above two guides were for changing the Firefox background color and wallpaper. You can also change the theme of the navigation bar and browser and make it look cooler.

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Change Firefox Theme

1. Open Firefox browser and click on the ≡ menu button on the top right and then on ‘Add-ons‘.

Change Firefox Theme

2. On this page, you will get different tools and extensions to personalize Firefox browser. Click on ‘Themes‘ on the left side.

change firefox themes and skins

3. If you are just looking to change the themes from white to dark schemes or light color schemes, you can choose the options from this page. Click on ‘Enable‘ in front of the themes. For more themes, click on ‘Choose from thousands of themes’.

change background theme on firefox

4. The ‘Themes’ page will open, choose from the many themes available on the page or select from the categories available. To apply any theme, Click on the theme, and then on ‘Install Theme’.

apply themes on firefox
Install themes on firefox browser

See the amazing skin applied to your navigation bar and address bar.

change background and theme on firefox

You can disable or remove the themes anytime by going through the 1st, the 2nd and 3rd step of the ‘Change Firefox Theme’ tutorial anytime. You will find the option to ‘Disable’ or ‘Remove’ a theme.

Final Words

So these were some easiest ways possible to personalize and change Firefox background color, theme and wallpaper. Hopefully, this will help you to increase your productivity while you are working in the browser, among other things such as snoozing tabs in the browser or choosing best gadgets and accessories for your office.

If you face any difficulty regarding installing or enabling anything, feel free to ask us in the comments.

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  • Dinesh Singh

    Hovering continuously over many social networks, he has recently landed on creating contents about them. He loves to trek, swim, cook, read and mostly eat and sleep.

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Dinesh Singh

Hovering continuously over many social networks, he has recently landed on creating contents about them. He loves to trek, swim, cook, read and mostly eat and sleep.

4 thoughts on “How To Change Firefox Background Color, Theme, And Wallpaper”

  1. Instruction bear no relation to available options, whay cant firefox make it like Brave where you click your own picture voila is done

  2. None of your instructions work. There is no Options tab. There is a settings tab, but that does not have the features you describe on this page


  3. I want to use my own down loaded photographs as the background of my Firefox home page!!!! Why is this option not offered in my Firefox browser???


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