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How to make FireFox work on Mobile Network APN?

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Firefox for Android Mobile latest version well when on WiFi, but is not able to detect Internet connection when on Mobile Network (through APN).

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Firefox for Android Mobile latest version well when on WiFi, but is not able to detect Internet connection when on Mobile Network (through APN). Thanks!

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iamjayakumars 475 solutions 5840 answers

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Make sure of your Access point settings

Make sure of your Access point settings
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What mobile service provider? We have had problems with mobile service providers blocking Firefox for Android because they are trying to stop people tethering to desktop devices.

What mobile service provider? We have had problems with mobile service providers blocking Firefox for Android because they are trying to stop people tethering to desktop devices.

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Yes, in fact, it works well with my Android stock browser

Yes, in fact, it works well with my Android stock browser
iamjayakumars 475 solutions 5840 answers

Are you getting any error when accessing via APN

Are you getting any error when accessing via APN

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My mobile provider is Petro-Canada Mobility in Ontario, Canada

http://mobility.petro-canada.ca/default.aspx

My mobile provider is Petro-Canada Mobility in Ontario, Canada http://mobility.petro-canada.ca/default.aspx

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Hi @IAmJayaKumars, no errors, FF just keep looking for internet connectivity.

Hi @IAmJayaKumars, no errors, FF just keep looking for internet connectivity.
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This is a bug that is fixed with Aurora (Firefox 19)

See https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=749352

Aurora will become Firefox Beta very soon.

This is a bug that is fixed with Aurora (Firefox 19) See https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=749352 Aurora will become Firefox Beta very soon.