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Does anyone have any suggestions to improve the performance to improve Firefox for andoid (more details).

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I'm using it on a Samsung Captivate SGHi-897 with Jellybean 2.2 (I'm unable to upgrade the OS @this time). Firefox was recommended by a freind, however, so far I've been very disappointed with it, as, it is extremely slow and constanly crashes. I've tried all of the suggestions provided, but there is no improvememt. I realize it may be not all that compatible with this properly working device or OS. I have Samsung Galxaxy SGHi-727 Skyrocket with IC 4.1, however, I've been waiting for a part for it coming from Aisa, which seems to be taking forever, so in the meantime I'm.stuck with this. I was wondering if you may have any suggestions on how to speed it up and prevent it from crashing so much, other than what's on your help guide since those changes I've tried make no improvement in it's performance. I would very much prefer to use Firefox on this device, as well as, after I repair my other device for a number of other reasons, but if I'm unable to improve it, I'll just go back to what I was using. Thank you and be well.

twich83115 [ed. removed email]

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kbrosnan
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Are you able to start Firefox? If so would you type about:crashes into the address bar. There should be some crash ids if Firefox caught the crash. You can long tap on the ids and choose share to avoid manually copying the ids.

mircea.lutic 0 solutions 3 answers

Suggestion for improvement:

I'd like <select size="1" multiple> to provide a dropdown with checkboxes like this: http://demos.telerik.com/aspnet-ajax/combobox/examples/functionality/checkboxes/defaultcs.aspx

Can that be done?

Thanks