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Can I use Firefox Mobile Browser on an Android Gingerbread phone to edit a Google document (the word processing kind, not just the spreadsheet kind) within the Firefox browser itself? I am not referring to the Google Docs/Drive app, I mean directly editing within Firefox Mobile Browser itself? Are there any limitations to performing such editing? I want to get an Android 2.3 smartphone (no, not the Android 4.x ones) but wanted to make sure I could still view and edit my Google Docs (wordprocessing kind of documents). Thank you!

Can I use Firefox Mobile Browser on an Android Gingerbread phone to edit a Google document (the word processing kind, not just the spreadsheet kind) within the Firefox browser itself? I am not referring to the Google Docs/Drive app, I mean directly editing within Firefox Mobile Browser itself? Are there any limitations to performing such editing? I want to get an Android 2.3 smartphone (no, not the Android 4.x ones) but wanted to make sure I could still view and edit my Google Docs (wordprocessing kind of documents). Thank you!

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guigs 1072 solutions 11697 answers

Hi lexiflower,

Thank you for posting your questions. I do not have a device running 2.3 but I did set up a virtualbox machine running Gingerbread and ideally I got firefox to run by adding the download app file to the sdcard folder of the virtual machine. However this does not mean that I can conclude that this will work on the specific device that you are running Gingerbread on. I was unable to search the play store for Firefox, but I would love to find out if this link successfully downloads firefox for android on the device that you are running 2.3 on.

The link to download is here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.mozilla.firefox&hl=en

A previous question was offered a solution to download this from the playstore as well: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/que.../924780

As noted in that question, if you are a developer, the environment to run can be asked in an android forum as well.

Hi lexiflower, Thank you for posting your questions. I do not have a device running 2.3 but I did set up a virtualbox machine running Gingerbread and ideally I got firefox to run by adding the download app file to the sdcard folder of the virtual machine. However this does not mean that I can conclude that this will work on the specific device that you are running Gingerbread on. I was unable to search the play store for Firefox, but I would love to find out if this link successfully downloads firefox for android on the device that you are running 2.3 on. The link to download is here: [https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.mozilla.firefox&hl=en] A previous question was offered a solution to download this from the playstore as well: [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/924780] As noted in that question, if you are a developer, the environment to run can be asked in an android forum as well.
guigs 1072 solutions 11697 answers

So the short answer, is yes, but the long one would be that it depends on the performance requirements for drive.google.com and the Firefox for android, which I can confirm works on most devices.

So the short answer, is yes, but the long one would be that it depends on the performance requirements for drive.google.com and the Firefox for android, which I can confirm works on most devices.