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Where can I download Firefox Fenix/Daylight APK directly?

As mentioned in [1], Firefox "Fennec" has reached "end of support" (Version 68.11.0 is the latest you can get). Its successor is Firefox Daylight (codename "Fenix"). But … (read more)

As mentioned in [1], Firefox "Fennec" has reached "end of support" (Version 68.11.0 is the latest you can get). Its successor is Firefox Daylight (codename "Fenix"). But I can't find a place at Mozillas webservices, where I can download an APK to install Firefox Fenix on my Android mobile device.

Using Google Play is no option to me, since I want to run a privacy friendly mobile device without any Google services. Privacy is my main reason, why I would like to use Firefox on my mobile device.

@Mozilla: Please provide such an APK download location for Firefox Daylight (Fenix), as you did with Firefox Fennec!

There is already a discussion about this topic in https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1293461, but this topic is about "Fennec APK download" and is marked as "solved", since a "Fennec APK downloads" had been provided. And there is https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1293483, talking about "Fennec nightly APKs".

Using https://github.com/mozilla-mobile/fenix/releases to download APKs seems to be a bit unreliable, since not every build has attached APKs.

So I start this new question, in order to find a solution for Firefox Daylight (Fenix) APK downloads.

Thanks you!

[1]: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-android-68-and-earlier-end-support

Asked by peter357 1 year ago

Answered by peter357 1 year ago

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restore old tabs view

I'm not sure why Firefox still bothers to call tabs, "tabs". A tab was originally called that because of its similarity to a filing cabinet's physical tabs where you can … (read more)

I'm not sure why Firefox still bothers to call tabs, "tabs". A tab was originally called that because of its similarity to a filing cabinet's physical tabs where you can see the tab markers and use your thumb to quickly select one. As far as I can see Firefox for Android no longer has tabs. There's no tab bar (and even the URL bar is auto-hidden) and to see the 'tabs' you have to drag down, then select a button and then flip your brain from expecting to see a horizontal row of tabs to a vertical list of them. Similarly, to create a new tab used to involve taping on a plus sign in the same place, right next to the other tabs in the bar. Now, to make a new one you have to redirect your attention from the top of the screen (where tabs have always beenl to a plus sign down the bottom. This smacks of just changing things for the hell of it.

So.... The big ask..... is there any way to get back to the system and layout I'm used to and that I still use without a moment's though when I use Chrome? (Which I'd still rather not do all the time...). I'd like my tabs back please.

Asked by Andy_P 1 year ago

Last reply by Paul 1 year ago

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Failed to get location by JavaScript

I have done the following operations: Allowed "Location Permission" of FireFox in system settings; Turned on the Location Service in system settings; And "FireFox Set… (read more)

I have done the following operations:

  • Allowed "Location Permission" of FireFox in system settings;
  • Turned on the Location Service in system settings;

And "FireFox Settings > Site permissions > Location" is "Ask to allow(Recommended)"

Please help me with this problem.

ps: I used this page.

Asked by huangyang20020223 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Secure Connection Failed on every single website

I'm getting Secure Connection Failed error on every single website I try to visit. Including sites such as microsoft.com, duckduckgo.com, google.com, etc. (Strangely, moz… (read more)

I'm getting Secure Connection Failed error on every single website I try to visit. Including sites such as microsoft.com, duckduckgo.com, google.com, etc. (Strangely, mozilla.org works fine.) Try Again never works, and Advanced - Accept risk works sometimes, but not always and if I close Firefox app and re-open it's back to the error page. I can't believe this is a common problem, so there must be something about my phone that's causing this. Android 11. Happens whether or not WiFi is enabled. What could it be?

Asked by don.wingate 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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Need help with Downloads

How do I stop a download in progress? The item being downloaded does not appear under downloads tab given in the menu. It only shows completed downloads. I own a Poco F1 … (read more)

How do I stop a download in progress?

The item being downloaded does not appear under downloads tab given in the menu. It only shows completed downloads.

I own a Poco F1 running MIUI 12.0.3.

Asked by sahebzaadsingh18 11 months ago

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Refresh Gestures 210802

The 'pull down to refresh' feature is still missing. I was forced to install the most recent version of Firefox to appease the Android overlords, when I got the new S20. … (read more)

The 'pull down to refresh' feature is still missing. I was forced to install the most recent version of Firefox to appease the Android overlords, when I got the new S20. (Blackberry 5G still not ready...) The option to customize my gestures to refresh, is gone. When will this obvious feature be restored?

Aaron

Asked by ha.satan616 10 months ago

Last reply by Paul 10 months ago

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What are the intended uses for: media.volume_scale, media.default_volume, media.hardwaremediakeys.enabled ?

I am not sure this is the right forum to be asking all of the questions below but .. I am starting here and will be guided by your feedback if only some questions can be … (read more)

I am not sure this is the right forum to be asking all of the questions below but .. I am starting here and will be guided by your feedback if only some questions can be answered here.

All my questions pertain to Firefox Nightly on Android. 101.0a1 (Build #2015874793) It is my hope that the Q&A might help other users of Firefox Nightly on Android.

  1. (generic) Where will I find discussion of or documentation (specifications, user manual, usage notes, self-documenting source code, etc.) for the various Firefox settings accessible via about:config ?
  2. (specific) What is the intended use scenario for the media.volume_scale setting?
  3. (specific) What is the intended use scenario for the media.default_volume setting?
  4. (specific) What is the intended use scenario for the media.hardwaremediakeys.enabled setting?
  5. (generic) Is it reasonable to expect that a browser be able to determine either the RMS or Peak loudness of the src for a media element and mute (i.e. set ~.volume=0) if that loudness is above some user specified level? For example:
    • Might there be metadata within the file header that describes loudness just as there is metadata that describes duration?
    • Might parsing just the first 3-5 seconds of the file be sufficiently manageable to estimate loudness without grossly impacting page load-time or grossly taxing the CPU?
    • Might the default action be to set ~.volume=0 until such time as the browser has parsed the entire src to determine actual RMS loudness .. and only then restore ~.volume to user-prescribed maximum permitted volume iff RMS loudness is below a user prescribed threshold? (the bigger the file the longer that media is muted before it can be potentially unmuted!)

Thank you, in advance, for any time you spend responding to my questions. I am especially appreciative of links that I can follow to find answers for myself rather than being spoon-fed answers on a specific case by case basis.

Asked by najevi1 2 months ago

Last reply by Paul 2 months ago

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can't download any file

Hello, i'm using Firefox Android 82.1.3 on my Samsung note 9 (N960U1) on Android Oreo 8.1 and it's impossible for me download files from internet. It start but remain li… (read more)

Hello, i'm using Firefox Android 82.1.3 on my Samsung note 9 (N960U1) on Android Oreo 8.1 and it's impossible for me download files from internet. It start but remain like stand by and not a bit is downloaded. At the end there is a message that says that the download is not accomplished.

Thanks if you can help me.

Asked by rotten1000 1 year ago

Answered by rotten1000 1 year ago

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enable java about:config

Hi to you! I've got a new phone Gigaset GS3 Android V 10. I want to enable javascript and the result of the command 'about:config' is a blank screen. Any idea? br M. … (read more)

Hi to you! I've got a new phone Gigaset GS3 Android V 10. I want to enable javascript and the result of the command 'about:config' is a blank screen. Any idea? br M.

Asked by michael.paweletz 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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Html website submit button not wokring in firefox android

I am working on my company HTML website and on that website there are 2 submit button for forms, which is not working and not clickable only on Firefox for android. I als… (read more)

I am working on my company HTML website and on that website there are 2 submit button for forms, which is not working and not clickable only on Firefox for android. I also tested this on chrome,dolphin browser on android it's working perfect on other browser but showing issue on Firefox android. Please help me to resolve this error.

Website Link Website Link : Please open in firefox for android/ios to check it's submit button on phones.

Asked by kabir_online123 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Firefox reports a seperate incorrect device to Google My Account in use

Hi dear people, Unknown phone, "Nexus 5" is log in -ed and recognized as "mine" but is actually Redmi Xiaomi model. See attached pictures please. I removed the device "Ne… (read more)

Hi dear people,

Unknown phone, "Nexus 5" is log in -ed and recognized as "mine" but is actually Redmi Xiaomi model.

See attached pictures please. I removed the device "Nexus 5" and signed out from Google and Firefox, but didn't help it keeps coming back and showing up also as "Firefox Mobile 97, Android 11"

Asked by MargaritaSan 4 months ago

Answered by MargaritaSan 2 months ago

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mp4 wont play on 101.1.1 but does on 100.3.0 why?

mp4 wont play on 101.1.1 but does on 100.3.0 why? I have always been able to see my video play on android until recently. I suspect an upgrade has caused the issue. I hav… (read more)

mp4 wont play on 101.1.1 but does on 100.3.0 why? I have always been able to see my video play on android until recently. I suspect an upgrade has caused the issue. I have a tablet running an older version 100.3.0 and the video runs fine there as it always did on my phone. You get the "no video with supported format..." error message on the newer 101.1.1 version. Its annoying as the the video is an important part of my website.

Thanks for any help,

Rob

Asked by robbydcm 2 weeks ago

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Change what Firefox does when you click on or download a file

Greetings and thank you for your time. I am so tired of every update changing how Firefox Android handles video and audio file types ~ MIMEs. I want a permanent setting t… (read more)

Greetings and thank you for your time. I am so tired of every update changing how Firefox Android handles video and audio file types ~ MIMEs. I want a permanent setting to propting us , to ask us what I want to do when we click on a video or audio link. Maybe everyone else just wants to play it. But I don't and I'm sure I'm not alone. -_-

It would be wonderful if Firefox Android would have the same answers as Firefox for desktop specifically: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/change-firefox-behavior-when-open-file#w_download-actions

Maybe I'm not searching correctly but I spent hours searching for a solution before posting this question. Also for previous FFA versions this question is always being asked after every update! WHEN will we as a community stop disabling the ability to control what we do with audio and video links! -_-

Please do not suggest a third-party plugin when this is an innate browser function!

Thank you for your time and consideration.

Asked by Glenn 8D 2 years ago

Last reply by Glenn 8D 1 year ago

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sync doesn't work anymore

I'm really upset! The new v79 has half the features and sync wasn't running: always shows "last sync on 1970" and didn't let me select what to sync. I cleared the cache, … (read more)

I'm really upset! The new v79 has half the features and sync wasn't running: always shows "last sync on 1970" and didn't let me select what to sync. I cleared the cache, not solved... I cleared all my data, reconfigured, but still no sync! So I removed the app and manually installed the old one. Guess what? It still doesn't sync!!! Now I'm left with the Firefox I know and love but I can't use it because I have NO credentials and no bookmarks... I would like to kick someone...

Asked by Giangi 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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Get back to a working version of Firefox for Android

Google Play has updated Firefox to a new version which doesn't work as well as the previous version I had: Start Screen I no longer seem able to customise (or I cannot fi… (read more)

Google Play has updated Firefox to a new version which doesn't work as well as the previous version I had:

Start Screen I no longer seem able to customise (or I cannot find the options to do so)

Tabs are remaining open when I close the browser despite previously being set to close

My adblock plugin is no longer working

How do I go back to the previous version? Download an earlier APK and manually install?

Asked by gquipster 1 year ago

Last reply by Paul 1 year ago

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Can't access about:config in new Firefox daylight update of Android

I would like to enable ESNI and bypass ISP watchdogs. So I prefer to keep ESNI on. After last update I'm not being able to access about:config. It shows an error. What's … (read more)

I would like to enable ESNI and bypass ISP watchdogs. So I prefer to keep ESNI on. After last update I'm not being able to access about:config. It shows an error.

What's the issue here, if anybody could help I'd be much obliged. Thank you.

It redirects here:

resource://android/assets/low_and_medium_risk_error_pages.html?&title=Cannot+Complete+Request&button=Try+Again&description=%3Cp%3EAdditional+information+about+this+problem+or+error+is+currently+unavailable.%3C%2Fp%3E&image=&showSSL=false&badCertAdvanced=Advanced%E2%80%A6&badCertTechInfo=%3Clabel%3ESomeone+could+be+trying+to+impersonate+the+site+and+you+should+not+continue.%3C%2Flabel%3E+%3Cbr%3E%3Cbr%3E+%3Clabel%3EWebsites+prove+their+identity+via+certificates.+Firefox+does+not+trust+%3Cb%3Eabout%3Aconfig%3C%2Fb%3E+because+its+certificate+issuer+is+unknown%2C+the+certificate+is+self-signed%2C+or+the+server+is+not+sending+the+correct+intermediate+certificates.%3C%2Flabel%3E&badCertGoBack=Go+Back+%28Recommended%29&badCertAcceptTemporary=Accept+the+Risk+and+Continue

Asked by niazmehedi 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago