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

June 7, 2016

Version 47.0, first offered to Release channel users on June 7, 2016

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


  • Add "Show/Hide web fonts" in advanced settings to reduce bandwidth and data


  • Remove Favicons in Awesomebar to prevent HTTPS spoofing

  • Remove support for Android web runtime (WebRT)

  • Last release to support Android 2.3.x (Gingerbread)

  • "Open multiple links" setting under “Customize” has been renamed to “Tab Queue”

  • Stopped data usage when Firefox is in the background and a page uses meta refresh

Web Platform

  • WebCrypto: RSA-PSS signature support

  • WebCrypto: PBKDF2 supports SHA-2 hash algorithms

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