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About Firefox for Mobile

Firefox for Android is built on the same engine as Firefox desktop, with extensive changes to optimize performance and user experience on mobile devices.

Firefox for Android is just like our desktop browser – secure, powerful and customizable. It’s packed with many of the same features, including the Awesome Bar, add-ons, Firefox Sync and Location-Aware Browsing. Available in more than 10 languages and counting, Firefox for mobile is the most personalized mobile Web browser in the world. Learn more at our Mozilla Mobile page.

Supported Platforms

Firefox is available for Android 2.2 and higher. See the Android System Requirements to check whether your Android phone is compatible with Firefox.

Other Platforms

Mozilla has stopped official support and development for Firefox for Maemo/Meego. The last official release for Maemo was Firefox 7. Nightly builds might be available for newer releases, but they are not officially supported.
Windows Mobile
Firefox has stopped development for Windows Mobile indefinitely. Thank you to our contributors for their continued support and feedback. The last release for Windows Mobile was 1.1 alpha 1 (download). Mozilla does not have any current plans to begin development for the new Windows Phone platform.

We are working on a new Firefox for iOS app that will sync bookmarks, tabs, passwords and more from your Firefox account. Due to restrictions imposed by the app store and development tools, this app will use the built-in WebKit engine to display web pages.

Palm webOS
We currently have no plans to develop Firefox for the Palm Pre/webOS platform, but there is an unofficial port by Dave Townsend.
Due to the Java-based development system and inability to build C/C++ apps, the full Firefox browser will not be available on the Blackberry OS.
We currently have no plans to develop a full Firefox browser for the Symbian platform. See Mobile/Symbian for notes from an inactive project to port Firefox to Symbian.
Feature phones
We’ve targeted our development for smartphones. Standard mobile or feature phones are not powerful enough to support a great Firefox user experience.

Recommended Hardware

See Mobile/Devices.