Firefox for Android update to v14.0.1, brings major fixes

Mozilla Firefox for Android browser has got an update bringing in much needed fixes and a few new features to the mobile browser and jumping the version of the browser to v14.0.1.


With this version, Mozilla seems to have concentrated hard on solving the major issues which were related to playing flash videos, zooming, Galaxy Note’s Stylus and much more. Complete changelog and download after the break.

Changelog for Firefox for Android 14.0.1:

  • Various stability and performance fixes
  • Screen locks while Flash videos playing
  • Zooming resets once page is fully loaded
  • Purple screen when playing HTML5 videos on some Motorola devices
  • “Don’t keep activities” Android 4.x developer option prevents pages from loading
  • Various security fixes
  • Holding the Galaxy Note’s stylus close to the phone dismisses the virtual keyboard on the Awesome Screen
  • GIF animation can gets stuck when src and image size are changed
  • Blinking characters in form fields
  • Your previous tab session may not be re-opened on launch in some instances
  • Some text may appear too large
  • Opening links from external apps may not open properly
  • Full screen does not work correctly on Flash video

  • Faster start-up and page load times
  • Support for Adobe Flash
  • The user interface has been completely re-designed with a new Awesome Screen
  • New personalized Start Page with top sites and tabs from last time
  • Better text readability through font size inflation
  • Tap-to-play is default for plugins
  • Google searches now utilize HTTPS
  • New panning/zooming architecture implemented for better touch responsiveness

  • Top Sites, Bookmarks, and History are now even more accessible from the Awesome Bar

There are still some known issues which might be fixed in the next release. Until then hit the widget below to get the latest version of Firefox for Android for your smartphone.