Firefox for Android
Release Notes

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 for Android Release

June 5, 2012

Version 10.0.5, first offered to Release channel users on June 5, 2012


  • Most add-ons are now compatible with new versions of Firefox by default

  • The forward button is now hidden until you navigate back

  • CSS3 3D-Transforms are now supported (see bug 505115)

  • Anti-Aliasing for WebGL is now implemented (see bug 615976)


  • Mac OS X only - after installing the latest Java release from Apple, Firefox may crash when closing a tab with a Java applet installed

  • Silverlight video may not play on some Macintosh hardware (715396)

  • Java applets sometimes caused text input to become unresponsive (bug 718939)

  • Web workers would sometimes run out of memory, affecting some add-ons used by organizations

  • Various security fixes


  • Developer Information
  • We've added IndexedDB APIs to more closely match the specification

  • Inspect tool with content highlighting, includes new CSS Style Inspector

Web Platform

  • Full Screen APIs allow you to build a web application that runs full screen (see the feature page)

  • New <bdi> element for bi-directional text isolation, along with supporting CSS properties (see bugs 613149 and 662288)

  • Contenteditable breaks middle-click to open links


  • Two-digit browser version numbers may cause a small number of website incompatibilities (see 690287)

  • Under certain conditions, scrolling and text input may be jerky

  • Firefox notifications may not work properly with Growl 1.3 or later (see 691662)

  • If you try to start Firefox using a locked profile, it will crash (see 573369)

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