Install the Firefox Relay extension in Firefox for Android

Note: This feature is available in the latest version of Firefox for Android. If you're not seeing the extension, please update your Firefox version.

Firefox Relay is a service that allows users to create email masks to hide their true email address and is available as an extension in Firefox for Android. These email masks can be used on websites that require email registration, allowing users to protect their primary email address from spam and unwanted messages.


To install Firefox Relay in Firefox for Android

  1. Open Firefox on your Android device.
  2. Tap the three-dot menu button in the right corner of the screen.
  3. Tap Add-ons.
  4. Search for Firefox Relay in the list of available extensions.
  5. Select the Firefox Relay extension from the results and tap the + icon to begin the installation process.
  6. A pop-up will appear asking to confirm the installation. Tap Add to confirm and continue.

To use Firefox Relay in Firefox for Android

After installing the extension, follow these steps to sign up or log in and start generating masks:

  1. Tap the tabs icon in the right corner of the screen.
  2. Select the Firefox Relay tab and then follow the instructions on the screen to log in with your Firefox account (or to create an account if you don’t have one).

Once logged in, you will be taken to the Firefox Relay dashboard. Here, you can manually create and manage your email masks. Tap the blue Generate New Mask button to create a mask from your dashboard.

A Firefox Relay icon will now be displayed on email fields. Simply tap the icon to either generate a new or reuse an existing email mask.

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