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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.

47.0beta

Firefox for Android Beta

April 27, 2016

Version 47.0beta, first offered to Beta channel users on April 27, 2016

New

  • Add ability to show system notification to highlight features on browser update

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

Changed

  • 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

HTML5

  • WebCrypto: RSA-PSS signature support

  • WebCrypto: PBKDF2 supports SHA-2 hash algorithms