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opening links in background on android

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Hi,

So in the "old" Firefox on android there was a possibility to have links opened in the background. This was removed with the overhaul update and I have been missing it ever since.

Right now I'm using pocket to have the links opened in the background but pocket outright sucks, it never shows the whole proper article and reddit pages are not shown properly either, it even makes those pages unreadable and its not showing the comments.

So to this point I am about to ditch pocket again. But I want to know if Firefox will bring back the background opening or did it purposely removed it so people would use pocket more?

If Firefox is sadly not bringing it back, I do believe Firefox is no longer my go to option and sadly forced to look for a browser that still have the background option.

Please let me know if Firefox will bring this feature back in the near future or not.

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Hi

I believe this is currently being tested in the latest Night version of Firefox for Android.

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Hi

I believe this is currently being tested in the latest Night version of Firefox for Android.

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Thanks for the reply. This is goodnews. I hope it gets to stable soon then.

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Quick question. I downloaded the nighty but I still cannot see or use this option. Is it not in nightly yet and are people developing it right now or am I overlooking it ?

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