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The Download Manager in Firefox shows the most recently downloaded files. This preference determined how many days’ worth of download history to display.

Possible values and their effects

A non-negative integer, specifying the number of days of download history to display. Default is 7.


  • This preference only alters the displayed history, not the recorded history. Reducing this preference’s value will not remove download history entries.

First checked in

2007-08-17 by Shawn Wilsher (patch by Edward Lee)

Has an effect in

  • Mozilla Firefox (nightly builds between 2007-08-17 and 2007-12-15)

Related bugs

See also