How to Refresh Web Pages in Firefox

Mozilla Firefox is the second-largest Web browser, holding approximately 20 percent of the Web browser market, according to market share data compiled by (December 2009). Firefox has a user-friendly control interface and includes plenty of convenient features and keyboard shortcuts. Refreshing or reloading Web pages in Firefox is easy, and the browser offers multiple options for doing so.

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Click on the "Reload/Refresh" button at the top of your toolbar menu (icon of a circular arrow) to refresh a Web page.


Use keyboard shortcuts to refresh a Web page. Press and hold "CTRL" on your keyboard, and then press the "R" key.


Refresh a Web page and bypass the cache by holding "Shift" and "Ctrl," and then pressing the "R" key.

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