Firefox for Android Beta
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 Beta

August 12, 2015

Version 41.0beta, first offered to Beta channel users on August 12, 2015


  • Quickly search with different search providers from the search panel

  • Swipe-to-close tabs on tablets

  • Overlay to manually search and copy/paste login credentials from login manager when they're not auto-filled

  • Improved bookmark management with duplicate bookmark detection

  • Open Android applications from a web page via Intent URIs


  • Updates to image decoding process

  • Support for running animations of 'transform' and 'opacity' on the compositor thread

  • User Agent now includes Android version


  • Developer Information
  • Removed support for binary XPCOM components in extensions, use addon SDK "system/child_process" pipe mechanism for native binaries instead

  • JavaAddonManager can now send, receive and respond to messages from Gecko

  • Experimental new "speed dial" home panel add-on API (example add-on)

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