Firefox for Android Aurora
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 Aurora

February 7, 2014

Version 29.0a2, first offered to Aurora channel users on February 7, 2014


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

  • Search suggestions now available with Bing search plugin

  • Locales added: Hindi [hi-IN], Indonesian [id], Latvian [lv]


  • Improved favicon.ico decoding (748100)


  • Performance improved by replacing throbber with a progress bar

  • navigator.plugins is no longer enumerable, for user privacy


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

  • Console object available in Web Workers (learn more)

  • Promises enabled by default (learn more)

  • SharedWorker enabled by default

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

  • Synthetic APKs enabled by default

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


  • Crashes interacting with the back button on x86 tablets Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 (see 983211)

  • Firefox Sync will not behave as expected if multiple Firefox channels are installed on a single device (761206)

  • 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)

  • Some recent changes in the Google layout and CSS may cause issues in non-webkit browsers like Firefox (see 668288)

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