Fennec F-Droid

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Browser using the Gecko layout engine to render web pages, which implements current and anticipated web standards. This is a developer build based on the latest Firefox release. It's focused on removing any proprietary binaries used in the official builds. There might still be binaries left and the app (or some of the builds) might get removed or re-pushed at anytime:

DO NOT INSTALL unless you know what you are doing!

For further information, please look at the build recipe.

License: Mozilla Public License 2.0

Website: https://wiki.mozilla.org/Mobile/Platforms/Android#System_Requirements
Issue Tracker: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org
Source Code: http://hg.mozilla.org
Changelog: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/android/notes/
Donate: https://sendto.mozilla.org/page/contribute/openwebfund

For full details and additional technical information, see this application's page on the F-Droid wiki.

Packages

Although APK downloads are available below to give you the choice, you should be aware that by installing that way you will not receive update notifications and it's a less secure way to download. We recommend that you install the F-Droid client and use that.

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  • Version 55.0.2 (550220) - Added on Aug 28, 2017

    This version requires Android 5.0 or newer.

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

    Download APK 35 MiB PGP Signature

    Permissions

    • ACCESS_FINE_LOCATION
    • ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE
    • ACCESS_WIFI_STATE
    • AUTHENTICATE_ACCOUNTS
    • CAMERA
    • CHANGE_WIFI_STATE
    • DOWNLOAD_WITHOUT_NOTIFICATION
    • GET_ACCOUNTS
    • INTERNET
    • MANAGE_ACCOUNTS
    • NFC
    • READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • READ_SYNC_SETTINGS
    • READ_SYNC_STATS
    • RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED
    • RECORD_AUDIO
    • SYSTEM_ALERT_WINDOW
    • USE_CREDENTIALS
    • VIBRATE
    • WAKE_LOCK
    • WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • WRITE_SETTINGS
    • WRITE_SYNC_SETTINGS
    • com.android.browser.permission.READ_HISTORY_BOOKMARKS
    • com.android.launcher.permission.INSTALL_SHORTCUT
    • com.android.launcher.permission.UNINSTALL_SHORTCUT
    • com.google.android.c2dm.permission.RECEIVE
    • org.mozilla.fennec_fdroid_fxaccount.permission.PER_ACCOUNT_TYPE
  • Version 55.0.2 (550210) - Added on Aug 28, 2017

    This version requires Android 4.0.3 or newer.

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

    Download APK 39 MiB PGP Signature

    Permissions

    • ACCESS_FINE_LOCATION
    • ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE
    • ACCESS_WIFI_STATE
    • AUTHENTICATE_ACCOUNTS
    • CAMERA
    • CHANGE_WIFI_STATE
    • DOWNLOAD_WITHOUT_NOTIFICATION
    • GET_ACCOUNTS
    • INTERNET
    • MANAGE_ACCOUNTS
    • NFC
    • READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • READ_SYNC_SETTINGS
    • READ_SYNC_STATS
    • RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED
    • RECORD_AUDIO
    • SYSTEM_ALERT_WINDOW
    • USE_CREDENTIALS
    • VIBRATE
    • WAKE_LOCK
    • WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • WRITE_SETTINGS
    • WRITE_SYNC_SETTINGS
    • com.android.browser.permission.READ_HISTORY_BOOKMARKS
    • com.android.launcher.permission.INSTALL_SHORTCUT
    • com.android.launcher.permission.UNINSTALL_SHORTCUT
    • com.google.android.c2dm.permission.RECEIVE
    • org.mozilla.fennec_fdroid_fxaccount.permission.PER_ACCOUNT_TYPE
  • Version 55.0.2 (550200) - Added on Aug 28, 2017

    This version requires Android 4.0.3 or newer.

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

    Download APK 34 MiB PGP Signature

    Permissions

    • ACCESS_FINE_LOCATION
    • ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE
    • ACCESS_WIFI_STATE
    • AUTHENTICATE_ACCOUNTS
    • CAMERA
    • CHANGE_WIFI_STATE
    • DOWNLOAD_WITHOUT_NOTIFICATION
    • GET_ACCOUNTS
    • INTERNET
    • MANAGE_ACCOUNTS
    • NFC
    • READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • READ_SYNC_SETTINGS
    • READ_SYNC_STATS
    • RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED
    • RECORD_AUDIO
    • SYSTEM_ALERT_WINDOW
    • USE_CREDENTIALS
    • VIBRATE
    • WAKE_LOCK
    • WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • WRITE_SETTINGS
    • WRITE_SYNC_SETTINGS
    • com.android.browser.permission.READ_HISTORY_BOOKMARKS
    • com.android.launcher.permission.INSTALL_SHORTCUT
    • com.android.launcher.permission.UNINSTALL_SHORTCUT
    • com.google.android.c2dm.permission.RECEIVE
    • org.mozilla.fennec_fdroid_fxaccount.permission.PER_ACCOUNT_TYPE