Mozilla Firefox OS

Firefox OS 1.1 Notes

First offered to partners for release on October 21, 2013

As always, you’re encouraged to tell us what you think, or file a bug in Bugzilla.

New Features

  • Multimedia Messaging (MMS) support added to the messaging app so that you can send pictures, video, and audio to contacts, or a text message to multiple people at the same time.
  • Saving images, video, and audio from the browser is now supported.
  • Email account contacts can now be imported from Gmail and Windows Live Mail (Outlook).
  • Email image, audio and video attachment download has been implemented.
  • Attaching and sending Gallery images now supported.
  • Email draft mode has been implemented.
  • Improvements to the dialer and contacts, such as easily adding a dialed number to an existing contact and dialer suggestions to easily find contacts.
  • Cell Broadcast implemented for simultaneous delivery of emergency messages to subscribed users.
  • Major performance improvements around application launch time and scrolling.
  • Music search to find music by artist, album or song title.
  • Firefox OS offers Calendar features such as:
    • Separate detail and edit views.
    • Alarm sound notification selection.
    • Direct event creation at specific date/time.
  • Push Notifications API: Developers can make use of push to deliver timely notifications to apps and reduce overall battery consumption.

Fixed Issues

  • 817972: [Bluetooth][File-Transfer] Support multiple files transferring.
  • 834672: AppProtocolHandler.js should never throw.
  • 839500: Gaia‘s identity.js opens a browser process that‘s stuck in the foreground. Therefore, if you open the marketplace app, you lose ~10% of available app memory until you reboot the phone.
  • Memory fix for Persona logins.
  • 834773: Using the pick activity and confirming an image for the gallery — app gets hung with no perceived perf for 5–10 seconds
  • Resolved crashes.

Web APIs

  • MMS and MobileMessage-related
  • SimplePush
  • WAP Push

Supported Locales

  • Catalan
  • Croatian
  • Czech
  • Dutch
  • English (US)
  • German
  • Greek
  • Hungarian
  • Italian
  • Polish
  • Portugese (Brazil)
  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • Serbian
  • Slovak
  • Spanish (neutral)
  • Turkish