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Browser using the Gecko layout engine to render web pages, which implements current and anticipated web standards.

Fennec F-Droid is based on the latest Firefox release. It's focused on removing any proprietary bits found in official Mozilla's builds. There might still be some binaries left and the app (or some builds) might get removed or re-pushed anytime.

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  • Version 68.0 (680020) - Added on 2019-07-16

    This version requires Android 5.0 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • find accounts on the device
      Allows the app to get the list of accounts known by the phone. This may include any accounts created by applications you have installed.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • toggle sync on and off
      Allows an app to modify the sync settings for an account. For example, this can be used to enable sync of the People app with an account.
    • modify system settings
      Allows the app to modify the system's settings data. Malicious apps may corrupt your system's configuration.
    • read sync statistics
      Allows an app to read the sync stats for an account, including the history of sync events and how much data is synced.
    • read sync settings
      Allows the app to read the sync settings for an account. For example, this can determine whether the People app is synced with an account.
    • org.mozilla.fennec_fdroid_fxaccount.permission.PER_ACCOUNT_TYPE
    • com.google.android.c2dm.permission.RECEIVE
    • org.mozilla.fennec_fdroid.permission.C2D_MESSAGE
    • com.samsung.android.providers.context.permission.WRITE_USE_APP_FEATURE_SURVEY
    • connect and disconnect from Wi-Fi
      Allows the app to connect to and disconnect from Wi-Fi access points and to make changes to device configuration for Wi-Fi networks.
    • view Wi-Fi connections
      Allows the app to view information about Wi-Fi networking, such as whether Wi-Fi is enabled and name of connected Wi-Fi devices.
    • access approximate location (network-based)
      This app can get your location based on network sources such as cell towers and Wi-Fi networks. These location services must be turned on and available on your phone for the app to be able to use them.
    • access precise location (GPS and network-based)
      This app can get your location based on GPS or network location sources such as cell towers and Wi-Fi networks. These location services must be turned on and available on your phone for the app to be able to use them. This may increase battery consumption.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
    • run at startup
      Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.
    • read the contents of your SD card
      Allows the app to read the contents of your SD card.
    • modify or delete the contents of your SD card
      Allows the app to write to the SD card.
    • install shortcuts
      Allows an application to add Homescreen shortcuts without user intervention.
    • uninstall shortcuts
      Allows the application to remove Homescreen shortcuts without user intervention.
    • run foreground service
      Allows the app to make use of foreground services.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • control vibration
      Allows the app to control the vibrator.
    • android.permission.DOWNLOAD_WITHOUT_NOTIFICATION
    • This app can appear on top of other apps
      This app can appear on top of other apps or other parts of the screen. This may interfere with normal app usage and change the way that other apps appear.
    • control Near Field Communication
      Allows the app to communicate with Near Field Communication (NFC) tags, cards, and readers.
    • record audio
      This app can record audio using the microphone at any time.
    • take pictures and videos
      This app can take pictures and record videos using the camera at any time.
    • change your audio settings
      Allows the app to modify global audio settings such as volume and which speaker is used for output.

    Download APK 56 MiB PGP Signature

  • Version 68.0 (680010) - Added on 2019-07-16

    This version requires Android 4.1 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • find accounts on the device
      Allows the app to get the list of accounts known by the phone. This may include any accounts created by applications you have installed.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • toggle sync on and off
      Allows an app to modify the sync settings for an account. For example, this can be used to enable sync of the People app with an account.
    • modify system settings
      Allows the app to modify the system's settings data. Malicious apps may corrupt your system's configuration.
    • read sync statistics
      Allows an app to read the sync stats for an account, including the history of sync events and how much data is synced.
    • read sync settings
      Allows the app to read the sync settings for an account. For example, this can determine whether the People app is synced with an account.
    • org.mozilla.fennec_fdroid_fxaccount.permission.PER_ACCOUNT_TYPE
    • com.google.android.c2dm.permission.RECEIVE
    • org.mozilla.fennec_fdroid.permission.C2D_MESSAGE
    • com.samsung.android.providers.context.permission.WRITE_USE_APP_FEATURE_SURVEY
    • connect and disconnect from Wi-Fi
      Allows the app to connect to and disconnect from Wi-Fi access points and to make changes to device configuration for Wi-Fi networks.
    • view Wi-Fi connections
      Allows the app to view information about Wi-Fi networking, such as whether Wi-Fi is enabled and name of connected Wi-Fi devices.
    • access approximate location (network-based)
      This app can get your location based on network sources such as cell towers and Wi-Fi networks. These location services must be turned on and available on your phone for the app to be able to use them.
    • access precise location (GPS and network-based)
      This app can get your location based on GPS or network location sources such as cell towers and Wi-Fi networks. These location services must be turned on and available on your phone for the app to be able to use them. This may increase battery consumption.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
    • run at startup
      Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.
    • read the contents of your SD card
      Allows the app to read the contents of your SD card.
    • modify or delete the contents of your SD card
      Allows the app to write to the SD card.
    • install shortcuts
      Allows an application to add Homescreen shortcuts without user intervention.
    • uninstall shortcuts
      Allows the application to remove Homescreen shortcuts without user intervention.
    • run foreground service
      Allows the app to make use of foreground services.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • control vibration
      Allows the app to control the vibrator.
    • android.permission.DOWNLOAD_WITHOUT_NOTIFICATION
    • This app can appear on top of other apps
      This app can appear on top of other apps or other parts of the screen. This may interfere with normal app usage and change the way that other apps appear.
    • control Near Field Communication
      Allows the app to communicate with Near Field Communication (NFC) tags, cards, and readers.
    • record audio
      This app can record audio using the microphone at any time.
    • take pictures and videos
      This app can take pictures and record videos using the camera at any time.
    • change your audio settings
      Allows the app to modify global audio settings such as volume and which speaker is used for output.

    Download APK 60 MiB PGP Signature

  • Version 68.0 (680000) - Added on 2019-07-19

    This version requires Android 4.1 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • find accounts on the device
      Allows the app to get the list of accounts known by the phone. This may include any accounts created by applications you have installed.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • toggle sync on and off
      Allows an app to modify the sync settings for an account. For example, this can be used to enable sync of the People app with an account.
    • modify system settings
      Allows the app to modify the system's settings data. Malicious apps may corrupt your system's configuration.
    • read sync statistics
      Allows an app to read the sync stats for an account, including the history of sync events and how much data is synced.
    • read sync settings
      Allows the app to read the sync settings for an account. For example, this can determine whether the People app is synced with an account.
    • org.mozilla.fennec_fdroid_fxaccount.permission.PER_ACCOUNT_TYPE
    • com.google.android.c2dm.permission.RECEIVE
    • org.mozilla.fennec_fdroid.permission.C2D_MESSAGE
    • com.samsung.android.providers.context.permission.WRITE_USE_APP_FEATURE_SURVEY
    • connect and disconnect from Wi-Fi
      Allows the app to connect to and disconnect from Wi-Fi access points and to make changes to device configuration for Wi-Fi networks.
    • view Wi-Fi connections
      Allows the app to view information about Wi-Fi networking, such as whether Wi-Fi is enabled and name of connected Wi-Fi devices.
    • access approximate location (network-based)
      This app can get your location based on network sources such as cell towers and Wi-Fi networks. These location services must be turned on and available on your phone for the app to be able to use them.
    • access precise location (GPS and network-based)
      This app can get your location based on GPS or network location sources such as cell towers and Wi-Fi networks. These location services must be turned on and available on your phone for the app to be able to use them. This may increase battery consumption.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
    • run at startup
      Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.
    • read the contents of your SD card
      Allows the app to read the contents of your SD card.
    • modify or delete the contents of your SD card
      Allows the app to write to the SD card.
    • install shortcuts
      Allows an application to add Homescreen shortcuts without user intervention.
    • uninstall shortcuts
      Allows the application to remove Homescreen shortcuts without user intervention.
    • run foreground service
      Allows the app to make use of foreground services.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • control vibration
      Allows the app to control the vibrator.
    • android.permission.DOWNLOAD_WITHOUT_NOTIFICATION
    • This app can appear on top of other apps
      This app can appear on top of other apps or other parts of the screen. This may interfere with normal app usage and change the way that other apps appear.
    • control Near Field Communication
      Allows the app to communicate with Near Field Communication (NFC) tags, cards, and readers.
    • record audio
      This app can record audio using the microphone at any time.
    • take pictures and videos
      This app can take pictures and record videos using the camera at any time.
    • change your audio settings
      Allows the app to modify global audio settings such as volume and which speaker is used for output.

    Download APK 52 MiB PGP Signature

  • Version 67.0.3 (670320) - Added on 2019-06-22

    This version requires Android 5.0 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • find accounts on the device
      Allows the app to get the list of accounts known by the phone. This may include any accounts created by applications you have installed.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • toggle sync on and off
      Allows an app to modify the sync settings for an account. For example, this can be used to enable sync of the People app with an account.
    • modify system settings
      Allows the app to modify the system's settings data. Malicious apps may corrupt your system's configuration.
    • read sync statistics
      Allows an app to read the sync stats for an account, including the history of sync events and how much data is synced.
    • read sync settings
      Allows the app to read the sync settings for an account. For example, this can determine whether the People app is synced with an account.
    • org.mozilla.fennec_fdroid_fxaccount.permission.PER_ACCOUNT_TYPE
    • com.google.android.c2dm.permission.RECEIVE
    • org.mozilla.fennec_fdroid.permission.C2D_MESSAGE
    • com.samsung.android.providers.context.permission.WRITE_USE_APP_FEATURE_SURVEY
    • connect and disconnect from Wi-Fi
      Allows the app to connect to and disconnect from Wi-Fi access points and to make changes to device configuration for Wi-Fi networks.
    • view Wi-Fi connections
      Allows the app to view information about Wi-Fi networking, such as whether Wi-Fi is enabled and name of connected Wi-Fi devices.
    • access approximate location (network-based)
      This app can get your location based on network sources such as cell towers and Wi-Fi networks. These location services must be turned on and available on your phone for the app to be able to use them.
    • access precise location (GPS and network-based)
      This app can get your location based on GPS or network location sources such as cell towers and Wi-Fi networks. These location services must be turned on and available on your phone for the app to be able to use them. This may increase battery consumption.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
    • run at startup
      Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.
    • read the contents of your SD card
      Allows the app to read the contents of your SD card.
    • modify or delete the contents of your SD card
      Allows the app to write to the SD card.
    • install shortcuts
      Allows an application to add Homescreen shortcuts without user intervention.
    • uninstall shortcuts
      Allows the application to remove Homescreen shortcuts without user intervention.
    • run foreground service
      Allows the app to make use of foreground services.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • control vibration
      Allows the app to control the vibrator.
    • android.permission.DOWNLOAD_WITHOUT_NOTIFICATION
    • This app can appear on top of other apps
      This app can appear on top of other apps or other parts of the screen. This may interfere with normal app usage and change the way that other apps appear.
    • control Near Field Communication
      Allows the app to communicate with Near Field Communication (NFC) tags, cards, and readers.
    • record audio
      This app can record audio using the microphone at any time.
    • take pictures and videos
      This app can take pictures and record videos using the camera at any time.

    Download APK 55 MiB PGP Signature

  • Version 67.0.3 (670310) - Added on 2019-06-22

    This version requires Android 4.1 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • find accounts on the device
      Allows the app to get the list of accounts known by the phone. This may include any accounts created by applications you have installed.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • toggle sync on and off
      Allows an app to modify the sync settings for an account. For example, this can be used to enable sync of the People app with an account.
    • modify system settings
      Allows the app to modify the system's settings data. Malicious apps may corrupt your system's configuration.
    • read sync statistics
      Allows an app to read the sync stats for an account, including the history of sync events and how much data is synced.
    • read sync settings
      Allows the app to read the sync settings for an account. For example, this can determine whether the People app is synced with an account.
    • org.mozilla.fennec_fdroid_fxaccount.permission.PER_ACCOUNT_TYPE
    • com.google.android.c2dm.permission.RECEIVE
    • org.mozilla.fennec_fdroid.permission.C2D_MESSAGE
    • com.samsung.android.providers.context.permission.WRITE_USE_APP_FEATURE_SURVEY
    • connect and disconnect from Wi-Fi
      Allows the app to connect to and disconnect from Wi-Fi access points and to make changes to device configuration for Wi-Fi networks.
    • view Wi-Fi connections
      Allows the app to view information about Wi-Fi networking, such as whether Wi-Fi is enabled and name of connected Wi-Fi devices.
    • access approximate location (network-based)
      This app can get your location based on network sources such as cell towers and Wi-Fi networks. These location services must be turned on and available on your phone for the app to be able to use them.
    • access precise location (GPS and network-based)
      This app can get your location based on GPS or network location sources such as cell towers and Wi-Fi networks. These location services must be turned on and available on your phone for the app to be able to use them. This may increase battery consumption.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
    • run at startup
      Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.
    • read the contents of your SD card
      Allows the app to read the contents of your SD card.
    • modify or delete the contents of your SD card
      Allows the app to write to the SD card.
    • install shortcuts
      Allows an application to add Homescreen shortcuts without user intervention.
    • uninstall shortcuts
      Allows the application to remove Homescreen shortcuts without user intervention.
    • run foreground service
      Allows the app to make use of foreground services.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • control vibration
      Allows the app to control the vibrator.
    • android.permission.DOWNLOAD_WITHOUT_NOTIFICATION
    • This app can appear on top of other apps
      This app can appear on top of other apps or other parts of the screen. This may interfere with normal app usage and change the way that other apps appear.
    • control Near Field Communication
      Allows the app to communicate with Near Field Communication (NFC) tags, cards, and readers.
    • record audio
      This app can record audio using the microphone at any time.
    • take pictures and videos
      This app can take pictures and record videos using the camera at any time.

    Download APK 59 MiB PGP Signature

  • Version 67.0.3 (670300) - Added on 2019-06-22

    This version requires Android 4.1 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • find accounts on the device
      Allows the app to get the list of accounts known by the phone. This may include any accounts created by applications you have installed.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • toggle sync on and off
      Allows an app to modify the sync settings for an account. For example, this can be used to enable sync of the People app with an account.
    • modify system settings
      Allows the app to modify the system's settings data. Malicious apps may corrupt your system's configuration.
    • read sync statistics
      Allows an app to read the sync stats for an account, including the history of sync events and how much data is synced.
    • read sync settings
      Allows the app to read the sync settings for an account. For example, this can determine whether the People app is synced with an account.
    • org.mozilla.fennec_fdroid_fxaccount.permission.PER_ACCOUNT_TYPE
    • com.google.android.c2dm.permission.RECEIVE
    • org.mozilla.fennec_fdroid.permission.C2D_MESSAGE
    • com.samsung.android.providers.context.permission.WRITE_USE_APP_FEATURE_SURVEY
    • connect and disconnect from Wi-Fi
      Allows the app to connect to and disconnect from Wi-Fi access points and to make changes to device configuration for Wi-Fi networks.
    • view Wi-Fi connections
      Allows the app to view information about Wi-Fi networking, such as whether Wi-Fi is enabled and name of connected Wi-Fi devices.
    • access approximate location (network-based)
      This app can get your location based on network sources such as cell towers and Wi-Fi networks. These location services must be turned on and available on your phone for the app to be able to use them.
    • access precise location (GPS and network-based)
      This app can get your location based on GPS or network location sources such as cell towers and Wi-Fi networks. These location services must be turned on and available on your phone for the app to be able to use them. This may increase battery consumption.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
    • run at startup
      Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.
    • read the contents of your SD card
      Allows the app to read the contents of your SD card.
    • modify or delete the contents of your SD card
      Allows the app to write to the SD card.
    • install shortcuts
      Allows an application to add Homescreen shortcuts without user intervention.
    • uninstall shortcuts
      Allows the application to remove Homescreen shortcuts without user intervention.
    • run foreground service
      Allows the app to make use of foreground services.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • control vibration
      Allows the app to control the vibrator.
    • android.permission.DOWNLOAD_WITHOUT_NOTIFICATION
    • This app can appear on top of other apps
      This app can appear on top of other apps or other parts of the screen. This may interfere with normal app usage and change the way that other apps appear.
    • control Near Field Communication
      Allows the app to communicate with Near Field Communication (NFC) tags, cards, and readers.
    • record audio
      This app can record audio using the microphone at any time.
    • take pictures and videos
      This app can take pictures and record videos using the camera at any time.

    Download APK 51 MiB PGP Signature