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Release Notes tell you what’s new in Firefox. As always, we welcome your feedback. You can also file a bug in Bugzilla or see the system requirements of this release.


Firefox Beta

September 20, 2016

Version 50.0beta, first offered to Beta channel users on September 20, 2016


  • Lock icon strikethrough for pages containing insecure password fields

  • Improved printing by using the Reader Mode

  • New preference for allowing Ctrl+Tab to cycle through tabs in recently used order

  • Updates to keyboard shortcuts

    • Set a preference to have Ctrl+Tab cycle through tabs in recently used order
    • View a page in Reader Mode by using Ctrl+Alt+R (command+alt+r on Mac)
  • Added option to Find in page that allows users to limit search to whole words only

  • Added Guarani (gn) locale


  • Fixed rendering of dashed and dotted borders with rounded corners (border-radius)


  • Added a built-in Emoji set for operating systems without native Emoji fonts (Windows 8.0 and lower and Linux)