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Here's an overview of all the great new features included in the Firefox OS 1.1 upgrade.
Here's an overview of all the great new features included in your Firefox OS device.

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Here's an overview of all the great new features included in the Firefox OS 1.1 upgrade. *Not sure what version of Firefox OS you have? [[How do I find what version of Firefox OS I have?|Here's how to find out.]] *[[How do I check for Firefox OS updates and install them?|Learn how to check for updates and install them.]] [[Template:FxOSUpdates]] __TOC__ =Improved Messages app now has MMS features= *Add pictures, audio and video to your messages - just tap the paperclip [[Image:MMS attach]] button to the left of the message field. *Chat with a whole group - use the contacts button [[Image:contact button]] to add multiple people to a message. *Type a URL in a message and it automatically becomes a working link that will open in the browser. To learn more, see [[How to use the Messages app]] =Download files from the browser= *Long-tap on a music, image or video file to download it to the Music, Gallery or Video app. For the details, see [[How do I download music, photos and videos from the browser?]]. *:[[Image:Long tap audio file]] =Adaptive Search now on the home screen= [[Template:appsearch1.1]] =Search your music= *Pull down on any screen in the Music app to reveal the new search bar. For more, see [[Play music on Firefox OS]] *:[[Image:Search music]] =Import contacts from more places= *Now you can import contacts from Gmail, Outlook and Hotmail. *Easily add new contacts from phone calls, messages or email. To learn how, see [[Import, add and manage contacts on Firefox OS]]. =Share files over Bluetooth= *Bluetooth transfer is now available in the share menu of the Gallery and Video apps. To learn how to pair a device and share files, see [[Enable Bluetooth on Firefox OS to send and receive files]]. [[Template:ShareArticle|link=http://mzl.la/1eVYAiU]]
Here's an overview of all the great new features included in your Firefox OS {for =fxos1.1}1.1{/for}{for =fxos1.2}1.2{/for}{for fxos1.3}1.3{/for} device. *Not sure what version of Firefox OS you have? [[How do I find what version of Firefox OS I have?|Here's how to find out.]] *[[How do I check for Firefox OS updates and install them?|Learn how to check for updates and install them.]] [[Template:FxOSUpdates]] __TOC__ {for fxos1.2} =New email features - attachments, notifications and POP3 accounts= *Add audio or video attachments to your emails. * Turn on email notifications: Open the email app settings, tap the account you want to turn on notifications for and enable '''Display notifications for new messages'''.<br><br> *;[[Image:Email Notifications]] {for fxos1.3} *Add POP3 email accounts to your phone: Tap the '''Manual setup''' link on the new account screen. Under ''Account type'', tap {menu POP3+STMP}. ;For more, see [[Send and manage email]]. =Better messaging - add a subject line and forward messages= *Forward sent or received messages. *Add a subject line to messages: tap on the menu on the top right corner of the message screen. Choose {menu Add subject}. ;[[Image:subject fxos msg]] ;See [[How to use the Messages app]] for more information. {/for} =More calling options - redial, conference calls, and dual SIM features= *To redial the last number called, tap the green call button to load the number and then tap it a second time to place the call. *Add up to 5 participants to a call. Once you've called one person, tap the {button +} to add another. *;[[Image:Conference Call]] ;To learn more, see [[Make calls and access voicemail on Firefox OS]] {for fxos1.3} *If you have two SIM cards in your phone, the new Dual SIM Stand By (DSDS) feature lets you receive calls on either of them when they're not actively in use. =Improved music controls and streaming media capabilities= *You can now skip and pause songs directly from the Notification tray or on your screen - even while your screen is locked. *Want to listen to the built-in radio without wearing your headphones? Firefox OS lets you listen to the radio using the speaker out option. Just tap the speaker icon to toggle it on or off. ;[[Image:radio speaker]] {note}You will still need to plug in your headphones to receive a radio signal, but you don't need to wear them while the speaker is turned on.{/note} *Firefox OS now supports the Real Time Streaming Protocol (RTSP), so you can stream audio or video feeds directly on your phone without downloading extra software. =Camera and photo features - flash, continuous focus and an organized gallery= *Firefox OS offers the following capabilities if your hardware supports it: **Turn your flash on, off or set it to automatic. **The continuous focus feature makes it easier to take clear pictures of moving objects. *Got a lot of photos? The Gallery app lets you view your photos by the month they were taken. You'll also be able to see file information - just click on one to see the details. ;[[Image:fxos gallery]] {/for} =Export and share your contacts - share over bluetooth plus export to SIM or memory card= *From the contacts app, tap the settings gear in the upper-right corner and then choose {button Export Contacts}. <br><br> *;[[Image:Export Contacts]] ;For details, see [[Import, add and manage contacts on Firefox OS]]. {for fxos1.3} *You can now import contacts from more than one SIM card if your device has dual SIM capabilities. =Transfer files easily through bluetooth or NFC= *Transfer multiple files on bluetooth: Follow [[Enable Bluetooth on Firefox OS to send and receive files | these steps to transfer your files]]. While your first file transfer is in progress, repeat the steps to add additional files to your transfer queue. *Near Field Communication (NFC) capabilities: Transmit information on your device without the need for pairing or extra apps. Just tap your phone on an NFC-enabled device or tag. {/for} {/for} {for not fxos1.2} =Improved Messages app now has MMS features= *Add pictures, audio and video to your messages - just tap the paperclip [[Image:MMS attach]] button to the left of the message field. *Chat with a whole group - use the contacts button [[Image:contact button]] to add multiple people to a message. *Type a URL in a message and it automatically becomes a working link that will open in the browser. To learn more, see [[How to use the Messages app]] =Download files from the browser= *Long-tap on a music, image or video file to download it to the Music, Gallery or Video app. For the details, see [[How do I download music, photos and videos from the browser?]].<br><br> *:[[Image:Long tap audio file]] =Adaptive Search now on the home screen= [[Template:appsearch1.1]] =Search your music= *Pull down on any screen in the Music app to reveal the new search bar. For more, see [[Play music on Firefox OS]].<br><br> *:[[Image:Search music]] =Import contacts from more places= *Now you can import contacts from Gmail, Outlook and Hotmail. *Easily add new contacts from phone calls, messages or email. To learn how, see [[Import, add and manage contacts on Firefox OS]]. =Share files over Bluetooth= *Bluetooth transfer is now available in the share menu of the Gallery and Video apps. To learn how to pair a device and share files, see [[Enable Bluetooth on Firefox OS to send and receive files]]. {/for} [[Template:ShareArticle|link=http://mzl.la/1eVYAiU]]

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