This article describes how to get started with Firefox for Android on tablets by describing the differences between the tablet and phone user experience (also known as UX). The Firefox for Android tablet user experience displays more controls in the top bar in order to take advantage of the larger screen size on tablets.
The following image shows the Firefox for Android tablet interface in portrait mode.
The following image shows the Firefox for Android tablet interface in portrait mode for 7" tablets:
The navigation and menus are across the top of the screen, from left to right, as shown in the above screenshots:
Firefox is optimized for Android devices of all screen sizes! We'll show you how to browse the Web using Firefox's improved tablet experience.
Tap the star icon to save your favorite pages so you can access them later. To remove a bookmark, visit the site you want to remove, then tap the star again.
Firefox organizes your browsing history by month, and allows you to view websites you've visited today, yesterday or in the past week. To view your browsing history, tap the address bar to bring up the home screen, then swipe to the History panel. Turn your tablet to landscape view to see your history grouped by month.
Tap the address bar to bring up your home screen, search the Web, or enter a website address.
Firefox for Android lets you open multiple tabs on your tablet. Your open tabs will appear across your tab strip above the toolbar.
Click the plus symbol + to open a new tab.
Scroll left or right on the tab strip to view your other open tabs.
To display a gallery of your open tabs:
To close a tab:
Tap this button to see any new changes on a page.
Now that you know the basics, see Using Tabs on Firefox for Android for information on sharing and synchronizing your tabs.