How to Update Firefox on Mac

Do you use Firefox as your default browser on your Mac? Do you want to update it but you don’t know how to do it? You have come across the article that is right for you. In fact, in the next paragraphs, I will explain in detail how to update Firefox on Mac.

Keeping your browser updated is very important, since the updates released by the developers, in addition to adding new features, fix any bugs, and improve security.

Fortunately, Firefox periodically updates automatically. However, if you never restart your Mac or close the app, you could get stuck on an outdated version. So, in this case, you will need to update manually. Don’t worry, it is a very simple procedure. Below, I show you all the steps you need to perform.

Manual update of Firefox on Mac

To manually update Firefox on mac, the procedure is as follows:

  • Start the web browser;
  • Click on the item “Firefox” present at the top left, in the menu bar;
  • From the menu that opens, click on “About Firefox” ;
  • Click on the “Update Now” or “Restart to Update Firefox” button.

At this point, the web browser will close and automatically restart to complete the update installation.

If after clicking on “About Firefox”, you see the message “Firefox is up to date”, it means that you have already installed the latest version of the web browser available.

Download the new version of Firefox

The procedure seen above is not the only one that allows you to update Mozilla Firefox, in fact, you can also perform the update by directly downloading the latest version of the web browser. Here’s how:

  • Go to the official Firefox site ;
  • Click on the “Download Firefox” button ;
  • Once the download is complete, drag the downloaded file into the “Applications” folder.

The game is done! Simple right?

As you have surely noticed, these are two very simple procedures to carry out. At this point, then, all you have to do is choose the method you prefer and update your web browser.

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