Mozilla is about to remove the knightly beta of its new Firefox Android browser from the Google Play Store, and users can only try the Firefox preview. Now it’s worth switching from Knightley Build to this browser, or just looking at it for the first time, but there’s a small catch: currently only one extension is supported, and many of your favorites may not go to this new level. Firefox version.
According to Mozilla’s recent announcements, only 97 extensions in Mozilla’s “Recommended Extensions” program will be supported by the new Firefox for Android. Now, you are limited to one in the Firefox preview: uBlock Appearance. There is no promise that extensions not included in Mozilla’s recommended pack will be added back to Firefox Mobile in the future, although the company says it’s ready to try.
What does this mean? If you are using extensions in the current version of Firefox for Android, you should cross-mark them against Mozilla’s list. Spring. Otherwise, you need to find an alternative to these add-ons.
To get you started, here are some of our favorites from the Mozilla list. You will be familiar with them when the new version of Firefox for Android is released.
- Dark Reader – Automatically switches on dark mode, even on some websites that don’t have a native dark mode.
- Decentraleyes – Prevents your data from being collected by Google and other companies.
- Ghostery – Blocks ads and trackers.
- HTTPS Everywhere – Adds HTTPS encryption to sites that may not normally have it for more secure browsing.
- NoScript Security Suite – Alerts you to potentially malicious web scripts running on a page and lets you control whether they run.
- Privacy Badger – Blocks invisible trackers.
- uBlock Origin – Block ads and other on-screen elements without slowing down device performance or website loading speeds.
- Video Background Play Fix – Fixes issues that prevent video or audio playback while Firefox is running in the background.