On Thursday of last week, we let you know about the availability of Firefox 18 Nightly build which includes Firefox Metro for Windows 8. Also, we showed you how to enable Metro version of Firefox in Windows 8 by setting Firefox as default browser.
Longtime Firefox users may prefer using the desktop version on desktops and notebooks with large screens. The Firefox Metro version is perfect for tablets and other small screen (compared to desktop & notebooks) devices with touch input.
Unlike the desktop version, Firefox Metro doesn’t include file menu. So, how to open Preferences and access above mentioned options?
Firefox Metro users may follow the given below instructions to open Preferences and configure settings.
Step 1: Switch to Start screen, click or tap Firefox Metro icon to open the browser. If you can’t see the Metro icon, you need to set Firefox as your default browser with the help of enable Firefox Metro in Windows 8 guide.
Step 2: Once the Firefox Metro is launched, move the mouse cursor to the upper right corner of the screen to see the Charms bar. If you are on a tablet, simply swipe-in from the right edge of the screen to bring up Charms bar.
Step 3: When you see the Charms bar, click or tap Settings charm and then click Preferences to open Firefox Metro Preferences page. Here you can configure all above mentioned features.