How To Delete Telemetry Data On Mozilla Firefox browser

If you’ve been reading tech news for a while, you might know what the California Consumer Privacy Act was that started last Wednesday. With the entry into force of CCPA, several technical giants announced their plans to roll out changes.

Mozilla also announced that users could delete all telemetry data collected so far. This is done to comply with the new California Consumer Privacy Act. Mozilla has recently received a new update and users can now delete the data.

What are the telemetry data?

Well, it is data that contains different information, such as the number of web pages that you visit each day, browsing time, add-ons that you have installed, the number of tabs that you have opened, etc.
The telemetry data also includes the operating system that you use, your computer’s hardware specifications, browser version, language, and more. Now that Mozilla has given the freedom to delete this data, it makes sense to delete that data.

How to delete telemetry data on the Mozilla Firefox browser

Deleting telemetry data is easy; just make sure you use the latest version of Mozilla Firefox – version 72. Follow some of the simple steps below to delete telemetry data in the Mozilla Firefox browser.

Step 1. First, open the Firefox browser and then click on the horizontal three lines. Click on “Options”.

Step 2. Now select in the left side panel Privacy and security.

Step 3. Then scroll down and look for the “Firefox Data collection and use” option. Remove the checkmark the option “Allow Firefox to send technical and interaction data to Mozilla”

So this is all about deleting the telemetry data in the Mozilla Firefox browser. I hope this article has helped you! Also share it with your friends. If you have any other doubts about this, let us know in the comments field below.