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

March 8, 2016

Version 45.0, first offered to Release channel users on March 8, 2016

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


  • Click-to-view Images option in the menu’s advanced settings lets users choose which images on the Web they download to conserve data usage

  • Introduce a new preference (network.dns.blockDotOnion) to allow blocking .onion at the DNS level

  • Add toggle to disable sharing of camera and microphone in admin UI for family friendly browsing

  • Provide system notification to give an End Of Life message to Android Honeycomb users


  • URLs containing a Unicode-format Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) are now properly redirected

  • Various security fixes


  • Disable the inclusion of the URL when sharing selected text from web page

  • Optimized & re-organized app Settings

  • Replace super toasts with snackbar

  • Simplified admin UI for family-friendly browsing on tablet in restricted profile

Web Platform

  • ES6 Classes

  • Support delivery of a Content Security Policy (CSP) via a meta tag

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