Download music, photos and videos

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Firefox OS lets you easily put music, photos and videos on your device by downloading them from the browser. Here's how it works.

YouTube videos: Due to recent changes in YouTube's configuration, users will not be able to download YouTube videos from the browser.

Note: This feature is available in Firefox OS version 1.1 and higher. Not sure what version of Firefox OS you have? Here's how to find out.

Download Music, Videos and Photos

  1. First, make sure your default settings are set to internal media storage:
    • In the Settings app, tap on Media storage.
    • On the Default media location menu, select Internal.
      internal storage
    • A message will notify you that this change will affect where your media will be saved. Proceed by tapping Change, then on the next screen Ok.
  2. Open the Firefox browser and load the audio, video or photo file you want to save.
  3. Long-tap (press and hold) on the file for about 2 seconds to bring up the save dialog.

    Long tap audio file
  4. Tap the Save button. A message will confirm that your file is saved.
    Audio saved
    • Audio files are saved in the Music app.
    • Photos are saved in the Gallery app.
    • Videos are saved in the Video app.
  1. Open the Firefox browser and load the audio, video or photo file you want to save.
  2. Long-tap (press and hold) on the file for about 2 seconds to bring up the save dialog.

    Long tap audio file
  3. Tap the Save button. A message will confirm that your file is saved.
  4. Open the appropriate app to find your saved file:
    • Audio files are saved in the Music app.
    • Photos are saved in the Gallery app.
    • Videos are saved in the Video app.


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