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Will Firefox run on Apple iPhone and/or iPad

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Will Firefox OS run on iPhone and/or iPad mini

Will Firefox OS run on iPhone and/or iPad mini

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Not going to be using Gecko though. http://swiftwala.com/firefox/

Mozilla would have made a mobile Firefox version for iOS if not for the Apple restrictions on what browser and JavaScript engines could be used.

Mozilla did actually have a browser experiment for iPad back in June 2012 called Junior but of course it did not use the familiar Gecko engine and JavaScript engine used by say Firefox.

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philipp
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hello trudyjk2, if you're referring to firefox os, the operating system, then the answer is no because mozilla is working on shipping firefox os on as many dedicated devices as possible but there is no work towards flashing it onto third-party devices (apart from it, that would not even be possible on idevices).

in case your question was just referring to firefox, the browser, then you'll probably get to see a version for it on your iphone or ipad soon: Is Firefox available for iPhone or iPad in my language? https://twitter.com/fennecios

hello trudyjk2, if you're referring to firefox os, the operating system, then the answer is no because mozilla is working on shipping firefox os on as many dedicated devices as possible but there is no work towards flashing it onto third-party devices (apart from it, that would not even be possible on idevices). in case your question was just referring to firefox, the browser, then you'll probably get to see a version for it on your iphone or ipad soon: [[Is Firefox available for iPhone or iPad?]] https://twitter.com/fennecios
James
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Not going to be using Gecko though. http://swiftwala.com/firefox/

Mozilla would have made a mobile Firefox version for iOS if not for the Apple restrictions on what browser and JavaScript engines could be used.

Mozilla did actually have a browser experiment for iPad back in June 2012 called Junior but of course it did not use the familiar Gecko engine and JavaScript engine used by say Firefox.

Not going to be using Gecko though. http://swiftwala.com/firefox/ Mozilla would have made a mobile Firefox version for iOS if not for the Apple restrictions on what browser and JavaScript engines could be used. Mozilla did actually have a browser experiment for iPad back in June 2012 called Junior but of course it did not use the familiar Gecko engine and JavaScript engine used by say Firefox.

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Okay, after reading most of the links in this posting, can anyone tell me how can I get Firefox for iOS? I tried going through iTunes with nothing found under Firefox or Mozilla. I would appreciate any and all responses. Thank You.

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Okay, after reading most of the links in this posting, can anyone tell me how can I get Firefox for iOS? I tried going through iTunes with nothing found under Firefox or Mozilla. I would appreciate any and all responses. Thank You. :)
James
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There is no version of Firefox web browser for iOS.

Any browser Mozilla does make for iOS will not be the same as you see on Android desktop unless Apple changes their restrictions.

There is no version of Firefox web browser for iOS. Any browser Mozilla does make for iOS will not be the same as you see on Android desktop unless Apple changes their restrictions.