Mobile Newsletter – Week of December 23th 2011


Welcome Firefox Mobile testers and Happy Holidays!
Our goal is to provide you with mobile news and guidance towards how and where you as a tester can help out!
This Week’s Headlines!
  • Session tab restore
  • Save Image
  • Native crashes reported separately in Socorro!
  • Clear site settings (Clears site login,  geolocation settings, popup settings)
  • Feel free to discuss issues you encountered in this email newsgroup!
What’s New in Fennec Native UI this week?
  • Save Image
  • Click to play (flash) Improvements
  • Clear site settings (Clears site login,  geolcation settins, popup settings)
  • Viewport improvements
  • Tab UI improvements
  • Session tab restore (Restore tabs from previous session)
What’s coming soon to Fennec on Android?
  • Robotium support
  • Character Encoding
  • Note: Features are now being frozen, this build will be moving on to Aurora
How to download the latest Fennec Native UI build:
  • Enable ‘Unknown sources’ in Settings | Application Settings on your Android device
  • Click and download the Android installer under the mobile section
Testing Areas, Tips and Tricks:
  • Head to your favorite sites and file bugs on sites that do not work or don’t meet your expectations
  • Nightly builds now support Flash (on Android 2.3 and Android 2.2)
  • Note: you will need to download and have installed the latest version of the Flash Player from the Android Market
We want to hear from you!
  • Feedback Questionnaire : What are the 3 top things that you think needs to improve? Please reply to this mailing list:
  • If you think you’ve discovered a bug, you have options:
  • Discuss the issue in this email newsgroup
  • Any feedback on the newsletter can go to: Naoki at
Til next time,
The Mobile QA Team

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