disable image in firefox and chrome

How to disable images in firefox and chrome Browser to save internet data

Hello friends,

Sometimes our internet data is very limited then we need to be very careful about what website to load but you can reduce your data usage by disabling images in browser. As we are mostly interested in information in a particular site and not the image included in it. Many ads on websites are images that increases data usage considerably. So lets see how to disable images in Firefox and Chrome.

Steps to disable images in Firefox Browser

Step 1:In the address bar type “about:config” without double quotes

disable image in firefox

Step 2:Go to or search for “permissions.default.image” and double click it.

disable image in firefox

By default its value would be 0.

You can check browsing history too.

You can set the default value to any of the following value:

0(zero)- Always load the images

1(one)- Never load the images

2(two)-Don’t load third images

For disabling the images, set the value to 1.

disable image in firefox


 Result: Now all your webpages will load without images in it. If you want to load the images later, then you may set the value of “permisssions.default.image” to 0(zero). Also Read more

disable image in firefox

Steps to disable images in Chrome Browser

Step 1:Go to “Settings” by clicking “Customize and control Google Chrome” Button on rightmost corner of toolbar containing Address bar

disable image in chrome

Step 2:Move down and click on “Show Advanced Settings

disable image in chrome

Step 3:Under Privacy select on Content Settings

disable image in chrome

Step 4:Under “Images“, select the radio button displaying “Do not show images

disable image in chrome

Step 5:Click “Done“.

Result:Now images will not load in your Chrome browser

disable image in chrome

Hope this would be of use,

That would be it,



Aman Bisht

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Pushkar Kathayat

Pushkar Kathayat is the Chief Editor of TechGeekers. His passion is towards SEO, Online Marketing and blogging.

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