Update to the latest version of Firefox for Android

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In order to use all the latest features and keep your information safe and secure, it's a good idea to update to the newest version of Firefox for Android. Firefox for Android lets you know when an update is available through Google Play, but you can also check it manually using the steps below. Follow the steps below to find out what version you're using, and ways to update it if needed.

Check your version of Firefox

  1. Tap on the menu button (either below the screen on some devices or at the top-right corner of the browser) , and then Settings (you may need to tap More first) .
  2. Tap on the Mozilla, followed by About Firefox. The version number will appear underneath the Firefox logo.

Update through your phone's marketplace

The easiest way to update Firefox is through your phone's marketplace. Your marketplace will usually indicate whether or not Firefox is out of date and prompt you to update it.

Google Play

  1. Open Google Play on your device and tap on the menu at the top left corner of the screen.
  2. Tap on My Apps to see your list of installed apps. Your list will tell you which apps need to be updated.
  3. Firefox for Android will appear in the Updates list, if there is an update available. Tap on it.
  4. Tap on the Update button.
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  5. Tap Accept on the permissions message to complete the update.
If Google Play is not available in your region, update Firefox through the appropriate app marketplace in your country.

Update through the menu

If you're unable to update using your phone's marketplace, try the steps below:

  1. Tap the menu icon android menu (either below the screen on some devices or at the top-right corner of the browser) and then tap Settings (you may need to tap More first) .
  2. In the Settings menu, tap Mozilla.
  3. Tap About Firefox, then the Check for Updates button.
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  4. If an update is available, tap the button again to apply the update.