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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 for Android Release

May 9, 2014

Version 29.0.1, first offered to Release channel users on May 9, 2014

We'd also like to extend a special thank you to all of the new Mozillians who contributed to this release of Firefox!


  • The ability to set up Firefox Sync by creating a Firefox account (learn more)

  • Search suggestions available via Bing search plugin when set as default search engine

  • HTTPS used for Yahoo Searches performed in en-US locale

  • Hide/Show home panels

  • Set default home panel

  • Better integration for Open Web Apps

  • Added multiple quick share buttons


  • 29.0.1 - 'Send Tab to Devices' menu item restored (bug 1005074)

  • 29.0.1 - Character Encoding selection broken (1003897)

  • 29.0.1 - Address bar input stability fix for Jelly Bean and Kit Kat (987867)

  • Improved favicon.ico decoding (748100)

  • Various security fixes


  • Removed ability to 'send tab' to remote device

  • Performance improved by replacing throbber with a progress bar

  • Clicking on a W3C Web Notification will switch to the originating tab


  • 'box-sizing' (dropping the -moz- prefix) implemented (learn more)

  • Console object available in Web Workers (learn more)

  • Promises enabled by default (learn more)

  • <input type="number"> implemented and enabled

  • SharedWorker enabled by default

  • Implemented URLSearchParams from the URL specification (see MDN for details )

  • Color picker widget implemented, access by using <input type="color">

  • Synthetic APKs enabled by default

Developer Information


  • Moving Firefox to background while playing a flash video in full screen mode and bring it back to view will freeze the app (see 809055)