Firefox for Android Beta
Release Notes

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Firefox for Android Beta

April 1, 2015

Version 38.0beta, first offered to Beta channel users on April 1, 2015


  • Improved user interfaces:

    • New "Welcome Screen"
    • Reader View controls (on Tablets and Phones)
    • "Synced Tabs" panel new layout (on Tablets)
    • "Add to Firefox" feature (from outside Firefox)
  • Ruby annotation support

  • Support for the Android L theme

  • Send a tab to another connected device with the 'Send to device' option in the "share" menu

  • Add a website to your Reading List with the "Add to Reading List" button in the overflow menu

  • Locale added: Azerbaijani (az)


  • autocomplete=off is no longer supported for username/password fields

  • RegExp.prototype.source now returns "(?:)" instead of the empty string for empty regular expressions

  • Improved page load times via speculative connection warmup


Web Platform

  • WebSocket now available in Web Workers

  • BroadcastChannel API implemented

  • Implemented srcset attribute and <picture> element for responsive images

  • Implemented DOM3 Events KeyboardEvent.code

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