Mobile Newsletter – 12/16/2011

Welcome 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?

  • Context Menus for text fields
  • Flash : Click to Play in preferences
  • Font size inflation button in preferences
  • about:home screen improvements
  • about:addons screen improvements
  • Search engine(s) shows at bottom of the list
  • Search Magnifying glass to search words in urlbar
  • type a word and tap the magnifying glass on the right

What’s coming soon to Fennec on Android?

  • Find in Page
  • Robotium support
  • Character Encoding
  • Remodel of the Tab Menus
  • And more! (note: the above have to meet the 12/20 deadline to make it in this release)

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:

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:
  1. Discuss the issue in this email newsgroup:
  2. you can file it in Bugzilla ( under the product: “Fennec Native”, or just follow this link:
  3. You can also feel free to message this mailing list if you have questions in regards to features:

Til next time,
The Mobile QA Team


About shizen008

Breaking things and getting in trouble for it since '74. Disclaimer: I am not responsible if I make your head explode reading this blog! The writings here are my own expression and not of any companies. I currently work on being a QA for B2G aka Firefox OS
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