Mozilla Firefox for iOS and Android gets a new home screen and tab management features. An updated version of the Firefox 94 mobile web browser will allow users to access the last open active tab and search history organized by topic right from the home screen. With the latest update, users can also see recently saved bookmarks on the Firefox home page. Firefox 94 will also reduce the visual clutter of having multiple tabs open by grouping them by topic.
V release notes Firefox version 94 says the new homepage will bring a whole new experience and simplify mobile work on the go in one central location. The new design is said to build on user feedback and turn the home page into a re-entry point to pick up where the user left off the last time they were online. Firefox 94 has begun rolling out to both Android and iOS.
As mentioned, the new Firefox home page acts as a reentry point with access to previously open tabs with articles that the user has not yet finished. With a few taps, the user can return to the last open active tab. Firefox version 94 will also show bookmarked sites. Firefox account users can now see their recently saved bookmarks from the desktop available on the mobile platform. The new home page also organizes searches by topic in Firefox for Android. These saved searches will be available for 14 days.
To avoid interfering with browsing, Firefox puts a tab in an “inactive state” if users have not visited it in the last 14 days. This feature will be available on Android and coming soon to the iOS version.
Finally, Mozilla’s latest Firefox 94 provides customization options for the Pocket Ribbon. Android users will now be able to choose the story themes they want to display in the feed. IOS users can access Pocket history, but theme customization is not available at this time. Topics can include food, entertainment, health, science, technology, and travel.
Also Firefox 94 for the web bringing 18 new themes based on six color schemes, with three “impressions” of each color – soft, balanced and bold.