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Firefox android widget

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I am using a Samsung Galaxy S8. When I tap the widget to search, all it does is open the app and does not bring up the keyboard and go to the search screen. So I can't quickly search like with the Google search widget for example. Also, when tapping the microphone icon, it brings up the Google microphone input for a split second before closing it immediately. This widget basically is only good for opening Firefox, which I can do by tapping on the application icon. Need a fix so the widget is not useless.

I am using a Samsung Galaxy S8. When I tap the widget to search, all it does is open the app and does not bring up the keyboard and go to the search screen. So I can't quickly search like with the Google search widget for example. Also, when tapping the microphone icon, it brings up the Google microphone input for a split second before closing it immediately. This widget basically is only good for opening Firefox, which I can do by tapping on the application icon. Need a fix so the widget is not useless.

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Hi

The widget funcationality has not changed in some time, but with the work that is being done on our new Android browser, Firefox Preview, I understand that work may be done and released in future updates to improve the functionality and user experiance.