For more than a year, Mozilla has been working on redeveloping the Firefox browser for the Android system, which has been completely rewritten, and indeed, the company launched this browser with its full image on the stable channel, however, this launch was very limited, now Mozilla announced the start In the process of launching on a large scale and for everyone.
For his part, with this new version of Firefox, the company has added features common to users of its desktop browser in Android, perhaps the most prominent of which is the dark mode, as well as the first thing you will notice moving the URL bar to the bottom to accommodate large phone screens, and if you want to move it up, you can This is through the personalization settings.
Another major feature that makes its way to Android is Enhanced Tracking Protection, and as its name suggests, it protects you from tracking devices that try to misuse your browsing data. Regarding how it works, once you open the browser for the first time, it will be extended with three levels of protection “Standard, Strict, Custom. With the first being the default, content trackers will not be blocked, and switching to strict will cause blocking.
Mozilla was not satisfied with this thing, as it also brought up a feature available on its Firefox Focus application, which is to allow Firefox to always open links in a special tab for "incognito browsing", and there is an all-new "groups" feature, which will allow you to save and organize websites for subsequent visits .
The other main feature included in the new version is better support for third-party add-ons, and currently there are about 10 add-ons, with the company indicating that it plans to add more over time, another feature, which is adding picture-in-picture support for videos, that is, making the video play In a pop-up window so that you continue surfing the web without much effect.
In addition, the new Firefox is designed based on the Mozilla GeckoView engine, so most websites will load 10% faster compared to older Firefox releases, as well, this engine will make it easier for Mozilla to provide updates at the appropriate time.
Updating Mozilla Firefox on Android, everyone arrives within days
Finally, Mozilla indicated that the new Firefox browser is now available for download in Europe, to reach everyone during the next few days or weeks, or you can get it by sideloading APK.