Today on March 10, Mozilla to release Firefox 74 for Windows, Mac, and Linux platforms, alongside, the company has readied Firefox Preview 4.0 for Android-based on GeckoView 74 and its APKs are now available for manual download on Fenix project page on Github. While the current Firefox Fenix version is at 3.2.1, Mozilla has upped its version number to 4.0.0 with the new release. The new version brings Ublock Origin 1.25 extension support and Custom mode for Enhanced Tracking Protection where you can choose which trackers and scripts to block in the browser from Cookies, Tracking content, Cryptominers, and Fingerprinters by visiting ETP under Privacy and Security Settings.
As announced before, Mozilla has brought initial extension support to Firefox Preview – though it offers only one extension -with UBlock Origin and is available to install. The company has said going forward it will gradually make extensions available for Fenix from its Recommend Extensions Program. UBO is the first extension to be integrated into the Fenix browser and more are in the pipeline.
To install UBO in Firefox Preview, click on the 3-dot icon, select Settings > Advanced > Add-ons > UBlock Origin and click + sign, review the permissions displayed and click Add, the extension will be installed and ads will be blocked.
Firefox preview with basic Login management support lets you save and autofill the logins and supports syncing of logins if you sign in to the Firefox account. To manage logins and passwords, visit Settings.
Firefox Preview shows the most visited sites from your browsing history under Top Sites. After the first run, it shows Pocket Top Articles, Wikipedia and YouTube as default Top Sites.
Allows bypassing certificate error pages.
It may take a while for Firefox Preview 4.0 to appear on Play Store, if you’re eager to check out the new release, you can grab APKs from Firefox Preview Project page on Github here.