Mozilla to release Firefox 38.0.5 (currently in beta) with Reader View, Pocket integration and Firefox hello tab sharing. We’ve already covered how to disable Pocket, now let us see how to remove the Reader view (book) icon in the address bar, which only appears when readable content page is detected.

Firefox Reader view icon

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Remove Reader View (book) icon in the Firefox Address bar

1. Visit about:config

2. Find the preferences reader.parse-on-load.enabled and change its value to ‘false’.

Will you use Reader View aka Reader mode in Desktop Firefox?