How to Turn ON Screenshot in Firefox Private Window
How to Turn ON Screenshot in Firefox Private Window

Firefox restricts users from taking screenshots or capturing the screen in a private window due to security reasons. However, many times, users want to capture the screen in incognito mode, and in this read, you will learn how to turn on screenshots in Firefox’s private window.

How to Turn ON Screenshots in Firefox Private Window?

There are many instances when we want to take screenshots while browsing the web in private mode. In this article, we have added the steps by which you can enable the settings to take screenshots in Mozilla Firefox’s private mode on mobile and PC.

On Mobile

Follow the below steps to configure the settings and enable screenshots in private browsing mode on the mobile app.

1. Open the Mozilla Firefox app on your device.

2. Click on the three-dots icon and select Settings.

3. Tap on Private browsing under Privacy and security.

4. On the next page, turn on the toggle next to Allow screenshots in private browsing.

Now, you will be able to take screenshots on your phone. To do so, follow the below steps.

On Android: Press the Power and Volume Down buttons (or the chosen gestures)

On iPhone: Press the Power and Volume Up button.


You can easily capture screenshots in incognito mode as there are no restrictions on the desktop app of Firefox. Follow the below steps to take screenshots in a private window.

Enable Screenshot in Firefox Private Mode on PC

On Windows: Press Windows and PrtScn keys (or open the Snap or Skitch tool).

On Mac: Press Shift+Command+3 (or 4 to capture a specific area).

Conclusion: Turn ON Screenshots in Firefox Private Window

So, these are the ways by which you can turn on and take screenshots in Firefox’s private window or mode. I hope you find this article helpful; if you did, share it with your friends and family.

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Why are capturing screens disabled in Firefox’s Private Mode?

Browsers disable capturing screens in private or incognito mode due to privacy issues and safeguard user privacy.

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