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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.

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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.

Andrew
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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

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