Check for Firefox plugins updates

Firefox users are advised to update the plugins installed in the Firefox browser from time to time in order to prevent any interruption while browsing or due to exposure to malware, viruses and other security threats. Plugins do not always update automatically, hence, users need to check from time to time whether the installed plugins are up to date.

You can check for plugins updates using these two methods:

Method 1

  1. Open Firefox and select Tools → Add-ons
  2. In the opening window, select Extensions

    Check for updated plugins in Firefox

  3. Then click on the button labeled Find Updates

Method 2

  1. Open Firefox and visit this page :
  2. Firefox would check with Mozilla and show if your plugins are up-to-date or not as shown.

    Check for updated plugins using PluginCheck