After installing Firefox 56 on your computer, like for every Firefox, usually, you’ll see the first run page, Firefox browser privacy notice and when you open new tab, a fox icon appears on left and highlights this message: ‘New to Firefox? Let’s get started.’
When you click on it, an onboarding overlay appears and wants you to know about the core features of the Firefox browser.
How to disable onboarding tour in Firefox 56
After going through all features, if you’ve closed the tour dialog, the Fox icon will never go and can be distracting to you, here is how to remove fox icon on the new tab and the tour also in Firefox browser.
Click on fox icon and check’ Mark all as complete, and hide the tour.’.
Or visit about:config
Change the preference
browser.onboarding.enabled value to
false and change
browser.onboarding.hidden preference value to
Mozilla to use onboarding tour to introduce about Firefox 57 to users when it ships with Photon interface.