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Can I download Firefox on my iPad ?

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I'm trying to download Firefox onto my iPad. I have safari browser. It doesn't work.

I'm trying to download Firefox onto my iPad. I have safari browser. It doesn't work.

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  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (iPad; CPU OS 6_1_2 like Mac OS X) AppleWebKit/536.26 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/6.0 Mobile/10B147 Safari/8536.25

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philipp
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hello, because of apple's restrictions it isn't possible to provide an independent browser on ios devices unfortunately.

hello, because of apple's restrictions it isn't possible to provide an independent browser on ios devices unfortunately.
Andrew
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madperson is correct; You can also see Is Firefox available for iPhone or iPad?

madperson is correct; You can also see [[Is Firefox available for iPhone or iPad?]]
James
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There was a experimental browser project called Junior which used the same WebKit rendering engine found in Safari for the iPad due to Apple's restrictions.

edit correction: Junior actually makes use of Apple's UIWebView rendering component and not their own engine, which is limited to Safari.

http://www.neowin.net/news/mozilla-no-ios-app-until-apple-opens-up

You may be interested in this. https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/bookmarks-on-the-go/id550037184

There was a experimental browser project called Junior which used the same WebKit rendering engine found in Safari for the iPad due to Apple's restrictions. edit correction: Junior actually makes use of Apple's UIWebView rendering component and not their own engine, which is limited to Safari. http://www.neowin.net/news/mozilla-no-ios-app-until-apple-opens-up You may be interested in this. https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/bookmarks-on-the-go/id550037184

Modified by James