Go bold with more control of your internet experience than ever before. Now you can see your open tabs and favorite sites all in one place. The new Firefox home screen adapts to you. The more you use it, the smarter it gets. Firefox makes it easier for you to pick up right where you left off.
When it comes to your life online, you have a choice: accept the factory settings or put your privacy first. When you choose Firefox as your default browser, you’re choosing to protect your data while supporting an independent tech company. Firefox is also the only major browser backed by a non-profit fighting to give you more openness, transparency and control of your life online. Join hundreds of millions of people who choose to protect what's important by choosing Firefox.
- Feel more in control of your internet experience. The new home screen lets you pick up right where you left off every time
- Even more industry-leading privacy and security from the most trusted name in tech
Read on for all the reasons to choose Firefox now...
STREAMLINED HOME SCREEN
Pick up right where you left off. Now you can see all your open tabs intuitively grouped and displayed along with your recent bookmarks, top sites and popular articles Recommended by Pocket.
FAST. PRIVATE. SAFE.
Keep what’s personal private without sacrificing speed. With Firefox, you can have more control to decide what to share online and when, because your life is your business. We designed Firefox with smart browsing features that let you take your privacy, password and bookmarks with you safely wherever you go.
MAKE FIREFOX YOUR OWN
Make Firefox your go-to, get-it-done, default browser. And with Firefox widgets, you can jump right to searching the web or using private-browsing mode straight from your phone’s home screen.
PRIVACY CONTROL IN ALL THE RIGHT PLACES
Firefox gives you greater privacy protection while you’re on the web. By default, Firefox blocks trackers and scripts such as social media trackers, cross-site cookie trackers, cryptominers and fingerprinters. In addition to Apple’s Intelligent Tracking Prevention, setting Firefox’s Enhanced Tracking Protection to strict blocks tracking content in all windows. Also, you can easily choose to search in private browsing mode. And when you close private browsing mode, your browsing history and any cookies are automatically erased from your device.
OWN YOUR LIFE WHEREVER YOU INTERNET
Add Firefox across your devices for secure, seamless browsing. Sync your devices and send open tabs between mobile and desktop. And Firefox makes password management easy by remembering your passwords across devices.
FIND IT FAST WITH FIREFOX’S SEARCH BAR
Get search suggestions in the search bar and quickly access the sites you visit most. Type in your search question and get suggested and previously searched results across your favorite search engines.
ORGANIZE YOUR TABS THE WAY YOU LIKE
Create as many tabs as you like without losing track. Firefox displays your open tabs as thumbnails and numbered tabs, making it easy to find what you want quickly.
SHARE ANYTHING IN A FEW TAPS
The Firefox web browser makes it easy to share links to web pages or specific items on a page with easy, quick access to your most recently used apps.
LEARN MORE ABOUT FIREFOX WEB BROWSER:
- Read about Firefox permissions: http://mzl.la/Permissions
- Learn more about what’s up at Mozilla: https://blog.mozilla.org
Mozilla exists to build the Internet as a public resource accessible to all because we believe open and free is better than closed and controlled. We build products like Firefox to promote choice and transparency and give people more control over their lives online. Learn more at https://www.mozilla.org.
Welcome to a new version of Firefox for iOS. This release comes with the following improvements and features:
- Pocket homepage recommendations available in U.S. and Canada. You can view articles and topics recommended by Pocket on your Firefox for iOS homepage. Pocket is a free service that makes it easy to discover content that’s personalized to your interests.
- Start on Firefox for iOS homepage after 4 or more hours of inactivity. You can customize your settings to always open a new tab or to never start on a new tab.
Ratings and Reviews
A good compromise
I use Firefox for iOS because I use Firefox for Linux and it is the most privacy-conscious way to synchronize my passwords and bookmarks on both systems.
I could also use Chrome (privacy nightmare), Edge (ditto), or Brave (a solid, privacy-conscious alternative) but I prefer to support the one company that, despite stumbles over the years, has a long track record of putting users, and their data, first. And at this point I’m kinda used to the workflow for the (undeniably quirky) iOS app.
I could suggest improvements … options to disable/enable more UX elements — or making interface elements in widget form so we could design our own home screen; alternatively, a radically simplified interface like FF Focus, but with sync; a “clear cache/history on exit” feature like in the desktop app; a far easier way to report bugs or ask questions than the current system where you log in then (in my case) never get a response to your queries; and so on. But it’s fine for now and I look forward to further updates.
Developer Response ,
Hello! Thank you for sharing your feedback on how we can improve the experience in Firefox. We've made sure of sharing your thoughts with our teammates.
Horrible User Experience
I have used Firefox on and off now for a span of seven years, and I keep checking in to see if they fixed their terrible bookmark UX, and I am disappointed every time. Let me go into detail. For as long as I can remember, the most frustrating aspect of mobile Firefox is accessing bookmarks. Too many taps!! There should be a library icon on the navigation bar at the bottom, you tap ONCE and it shows you your bookmarks. More specifically the user should be able to customize what bookmarks they want to see right up front. For me, all my bookmarks live in the Bookmarks toolbar. I never put bookmarks into the Bookmarks menu - I mean, does anyone? Second point, right now when you tap the menu and tap “Your Library” it slides up this pane which displays your bookmarks, great - however, it’s super annoying to dismiss. If you don’t land your finger exactly on the right spot and swipe down, you end up swiping something else. There should be a “Done” element or some other way to dismiss that pane other than swiping. Even tapping on the gray swipe element to dismiss would be ok. I really love what Mozilla is doing with Firefox, with emphasis on security and privacy, but their UX/UI needs some serious attention. Even the desktop browser looks dated and has issues. These things wouldn’t bother your average user that much, but as a UX/UI designer myself - it grinds my gears.
Developer Response ,
Hello! The app has been significantly improved since you shared your review with us. We hope you’ll try it again and let us know about your experience!
Needs some clean up.
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- 90.7 MB
- Requires iOS 13.0 or later.
- Requires iPadOS 13.0 or later.
- iPod touch
- Requires iOS 13.0 or later.
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