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

April 27, 2016

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


  • 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


  • 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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