Mobile Newsletter – Week of December 31st 2011


Happy New Year, Firefox Mobile testers!
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!
What’s New in Fennec Native UI this week?
  • Most of the features have now landed and are in Aurora
  • Concentrations are towards Nightly/Aurora Stability
  • Please see the testing areas, tips and tricks in how you can help!
How to download the latest Fennec Native UI build:
  • Enable ‘Unknown sources’ in Settings | Application Settings on your Android device
  • Go to:
  • Click and download the Android installer under the mobile section
Testing Areas, Tips and Tricks:
  • Please test on various devices that can run Fennec Native
  • Rotation may cause issues
  • Head to your favorite sites and file bugs on sites that do not work or don’t meet your expectations
  • Play with the bookmarking and recent visits as well as the session history (forward/backwards navigation)
  • Download the Zippity Addon: and go to about:testharness to perform various tests
  • Explore away with testing these features
  • 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!
Til next time,
The Mobile QA Team

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