How to restore the green lock icon in Firefox's address bar


Mozilla's Firefox web browser used to display a green padlock icon in the browser's address bar when secure sites were opened in the browser. Additionally, the browser would display extended information for sites with EV (Extended Validation) certificates.

Mozilla launched a change recently in Firefox that changed the green padlock icon to a gray icon and removed the EV certificate information from the browser's address bar entirely.

Firefox users who open a secure site in the browser see a gray padlock icon in the address bar in Firefox 70 and newer versions of the browser. Sites with EV certificates are not highlighted in any way anymore as well.

Firefox comes with built-in configuration options to restore the green padlock icon. Here is what you need to do:

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