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Enjoy the very latest in browsing with Firefox, an app with a host of useful tools in a well laid out format. It looks great and is one of the fastest, most secure ways to access your favorite sites.

Browsing with speed and security

Firefox iPhone provides fast, secure browsing packed with a unique combination of features. A lack of add-ons and a few rendering issues might cause a few difficulties.

Firefox is a straightforward web browser for your phone with a well thought out set of features. It’s quick because it doesn’t waste time downloading tracking cookies. In tests, it was much faster than Safari, Opera, and Google Chrome. The proprietary ‘Tracking Protection’ option works in both private browsing and normal mode. There is an option for the level of blocking you need - either ‘Strict’ or ‘Basic'.

Firefox has all the important features and settings, like storing a default home page and preferred email application. It will also display stored bookmarks, search, and browser history. It saves details of the most visited sites and integrates with ‘Pocket,’ an extension that suggests websites, manages all these items, and displays the list with one click.

Firefox’s ‘Night Mode’ is an improvement on the iPhone’s ‘Night Shift’. It dims the display rather than adjusting the colors on the screen and makes it much more comfortable for night time browsing.

Another great feature is the built-in QR Scanner. To activate the scanner, tap the address bar to view the QR button on the right. Firefox will then ask for permission before opening the camera for QR Code scanning.

One disadvantage is the lack of Add-ons and Extensions. iOS extensions written for Safari may not work with Firefox for iPhone, causing rendering issues when scrolling for some sites.

Where can you run this program?

Firefox runs on iOS 7.0 and the latest Android operating systems. This covers all major tablets and smartphones.

Is there a better alternative?

No. Firefox is, for sure, a top-notch browser. There are only a few faster browsers around, like UC Browser, but nothing beats this app when it comes to security.

Our take

Firefox has lots of practical features. Although it has compatibility issues with some website add-ons, its Night Mode and built-in QR Scanner make it a terrific choice.

Should you download it?

Yes. If you want a quick, secure, feature-packed browser, then this is exactly what you’re looking for.

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