Firefox Focus: The privacy browser APK

Version 8.0.24 - org.mozilla.focus
Last updated: 2019-11-10 22:32:33
mozilla,focus,communication,firefox

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Firefox Focus: The privacy browser apk

APP Information

App Download Version8.0.24 (333101654)
Updated2019-11-10 22:32:33
Apk Size56.72 MB
App DeveloperMozilla
Malware CheckTRUSTED
Install on Android5.0 and up
App Packageorg.mozilla.focus.apk
MD5d6a637508eef838e66519780cb5954fe
Rate4.69
Website http://www.mozilla.org/

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App Description

Firefox Focus: The privacy browser is mozilla,focus,communication,firefox, content rating is Everyone (PEGI-3). This app is rated 4.69 by 48 users who are using this app. To know more about the company/developer, visit Mozilla website who developed it. org.mozilla.focus.apk apps can be downloaded and installed on Android 5.0 and higher Android devices. The Latest Version of 8.0.24 Available for download. Download the app using your favorite browser and click Install to install the application. Please note that we provide both basic and pure APK files and faster download speeds than Firefox Focus: The privacy browser APK Mirror. This app APK has been downloaded 268866+ times on store. You can also download org.mozilla.focus APK and run it with the popular Android Emulators.

Browse like no one’s watching. The new Firefox Focus automatically blocks a wide range of online trackers — from the moment you launch it to the second you leave it. Easily erase your history, passwords and cookies, so you won’t get followed by things like unwanted ads.

“Private browsing” on most browsers isn’t comprehensive or easy to use. Focus is next-level privacy that’s free, always on and always on your side — because it’s backed by Mozilla, the non-profit that fights for your rights on the Web.

AUTOMATIC PRIVACY
• Blocks a wide range of common Web trackers without any settings to set
• Easily erases your history — no passwords, no cookies, no trackers

BROWSE FASTER
• By removing trackers and ads, Web pages may require less data and load faster

MADE BY MOZILLA
• We believe everyone should have control over their lives online. That’s what we’ve been fighting for since 1998.
 

App ChangeLog

  • Bug fixes and improvements

App Screens

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Reviews From google play store

BUG OR FEATURE ? I usually use a browser to listen music and Internet radio by using a browser opened on a page while I'm driving. The problem with focus (8.0), is that with several sources, it shuts down the connection, when my Samsung I5 phone goes black after 2 minutes. This does not happens with Chrome and not even with Firefox where music continues to play, so I think is something in Focus. If it is some kind of privacy features in order to kill all the connection when if is suspended, I think it should be placed under option, because is can be a very annoying problem, and I would like use this browser as system default. Thank you.


Not bad, however no option to open tabs except through a link and incredible amounts of background usage, that can't really be stemmed with setting restrictions. This browser has used 5% of battery whilst running in the background today and I'm not even using it.


This is my default browser, i use it all the time. i really like it except the fact it drains my battery. I always get alert from android that it's draining my battery (even if there is no active tab open). Pls fix it.


After the last update the crash has stopped but I've been getting this system alert even after I have closed the browser - High power usage reminder, Firefox Focus is draining your battery. Please fix this issue.


The APP automatically signs you up to send usage data by default after every update. Thanks for Not respecting ones Privacy! lol you can manually go in & change it back after each update to stop the APP developer from spying. I look forward to the lame canned response, lol.


Great privacy focused browser. I've been using it for a year and love it! But the last update broke something... It runs constantly in the background now and pull down menus no longer work.


Two problems. First, I cannot attach any file through the browser. For example, attach a pdf file. Second, the system always shows that Firefox Focus is draining my battery.


I'm using firefox focus since it was released and i love it. But with the last update, each time I open the app it crashes my phone and reboot. Please could you fix that ? Thank's ! (1 star until the crash fixed)


There is a bug: if I have more than 1 tab open and I try to close it by pressing the back key it freezes the page and the browser is stuck except if the menus.


Would be nice to have an option to open a new tab (without having to tap and hold a link in order to get the option). Also, would be nice to be able to close one tab. Now, if you want to close one tab, you have to close everything.


This used to be the BEST browser. Now it is completely broken. Right now I just don't browse the web using my phone.


Love Firefox. Bug supporter. One thing though. We should have an option in settings to allow multiple tabs(probably display warning/disclaimer about potential privacy risks) currently youre only able to "right click" or hold a link to open a new tab and theres no way to exit the tab then unless you reset the browser. Keep up the good work mozilla.


I like the privacy features of FF and I love that it's not Google, so I persevere for that reason alone. It's not very reliable though. If I open multiple tabs, it frequently crashes. And I can't seem to open a new blank tab without doing so from an existing link i.e. to go to a new site or run a new search.


Recent update broke the app. Searching opens about:blank first before redirecting. That made it too slow to respond and annoying. Also, any dropdown on any site isn't working. Bummer.


Was pretty much perfect, however it looses a star due to the most recent update causing my phone to restart/crash when I try to open/launch Firefox Focus.


Used to be great. Update yesterday, now crashes phone to reboot every time i open the app. Please fox and will update to 5 stars.


After recent update Android system is reporting that this app is draining battery. I also notice that it crashes very frequently.


It would be nice to be able to open new tab or new browser window from the program. Othervise, great app that values privacy for real.


Like all Firefox mobile browsers the search entry bar asks "Search or enter address" but when you enter a URL and just want to go to that URL without first making a forced stop at Google, you can't. You are forced to get a google search or whatever search engine is enabled in the app, not really going there. Did anybody who works on this project actually understand the meaning of the sentence "search OR enter address"?


Since last update, app is not working correctly, lots of separate issues once on web pages (tabs mainly not working)


Although currently a bit broken (the drop down boxes) very good browser without all the cookie nonsense.


The best browser for the privacy advocates. Simple & effective usage without creating much presence.


EATS battery life!! I use this as a secondary browser SPARINGLY , I run chrome of course as primary and heavily so i dont need to download apps to receive notifications. How is this using almost 19% of my battery as chrome is only 12%?!?! I shouldn't have to force stop this app after i close it to prevent this.


Add an option to remove the fixated trash button, in place for a menu trash button. Menu>Delete. The way it currently is results in accidental tab deletion.


Since the last update it needs two attempts to open every single time. Please fix and I'll happily give 5 stars.


I have horrible lag issues after the app has been open for a few minutes. Sometimes it takes 20 seconds to register a tap. Also PLEASE move the trash can button. I accidentally hit that 50 times a day. Overall good. Still gonna look for a better browser though.


Cannot add custom search engine on Mi 9T Pro. After saving new search engine does not appear.


Following the last update my OS tells me that this app is draining power. This should be fixed.


The most recent update is broken and has crashed probably 6 times in 2 days. Fix and I'll update to 5 stars.


You really can't do much with this browser. There's no tabs, just a URL bar... like Netscape Navigator. I miss that browser. You're honestly way better off with the "Brave Browser" if you need privacy.


Use it, like it. Refreshing alternative to the noise and bright lights of Chrome. Not a more capable browser than Chrome, but has a simpler interface and a dark theme for the cell, which the imbeciles at Google seem to despise.


Not sure what I'm missing because I just can't find the new tab function. That and it appears impossible to close any tab makes this a pretty bare browser. Not what I was expecting from a Mozilla product.


Changed from 5 to 3. What is wrong with the font?


Redirect loops can destroy a browsing session. It's slim on features. I can't take a single screenshot. If you're using a app-kill-happy phone, such as a samsung, you might lose your session due to cache drop.


takes up way too much space. when I first downloaded it it wasn't nearly as large as it is now. also bad placement for the close button, kept accidentally erasing everything.


This used to be a 5-star app, blocking ads and trackers. But now everything is covered in autoplay videos, all of which have tracking payload, so it's likely doing nothing.


Quickly became my default browser only switch if I need to login to stuff, bravo!


LOVE IT. Have always been a Firefox user since before it was named Firefox, I can't remember it's original name. I'm glad they fixed the resource problem and made it more memory friendly. KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK!!


Latest update made it very slow and non responsive on some sites


The latest update is buggy Any select box is not working


This is the best browser out there but... when will it get support for DoH and Encrypted SNI? When? Also, we need extensions such as Privacy Badger and HTTPS Everywhere.


Tab management is terrible, not intuitive. Needs a lot of work. Back to plain Firefox for now.


Tabs, Tabs, please! Make it easier to open and close tabs. Shouldn't be difficult to add a New Tab option and a X button on open tab. btw, it's my default browser and i like it quite much for most parts.


Overall it's a fast browser with several privacy features. But I would like BOOKMARKS in order for it to be a perfect browser.


Needs addons support, the web without ublock0 or abp is just nasty.


I really love this browser, with one exception... It won't let me upload photos to Facebook. I don't know if it's just mine because of a setting, or if it's the same for everyone. If this was fixed, it would have 5 stars.


I have use Mozilla products and services as Firefox, FirefoxDev, Firefox Nighly and Firefix Focus and all work great and does the job very well.


I have used this App for long time, recently it has become sluggish. Don't know if recent August update is causing problems or perhaps Samsung updates for Keyboard on S8. Hope you can get it running smooth again.


Needs script injecting for spoofing device and other fingerprinting. Firefox for desktop has already this feature. Also user agent needs spoofing for usage privacy. Also Dns over https? Image blocking for data?


Limits my ability to use many websites. No way to temp. disable anything except trackers. Also, can't take any screenshots. I'm done with this browser, tried it for 3 months.


Browse faster?! Lately been acting more like internet explorer 😞


Wouldn't mind a way of adding blank pages - other than that it's great.


Great light private browser. Only thing I wished they had is an option for Erase and Close instead of erase and open.


Generally a great app. However since last update i can no longer upload photos to twitter, or links or screenshots. Pls help


Great except . . . Please add a new tab feature so you can have multiple pages at once.


I got two problem. The desktop site view is not for real!!! You go try yourself : xvideos dot com. And I wish had sitting for keep the browser visit any website on desktop mode not need setting up require desktop site for every website.


Not that great of a tracker/ad blocker. Also the ability to use ad-ons is a big part of firefox in terms of privacy, and should be available in firefox focus.


Often getting crash from the latest security patch update in Realme 2 pro... Please address the issue... Thanks!


Private browsing by default. No need to worry about search history , and advertising tracking. Well done Mozilla.


Tab management is rudimentary. I like that I can clear all tabs at once but the only way to close tabs individually is to go back until it exits.


Just this week it constantly crashes. Searching or even type in full websites makes it crash


Slow, and when you press to download an image only offers social media stuff. Get rid of social media, if I want it that is why I am using a browser.


Not able to use any of the drop-down options after the recent update. Pls check


Latest update causes crashat upon launch.


"The privacy browser". Has "send usage data" option enabled by default. Can't close a single tab, uninstalling.


Useful for privacy. Extremely not user friendly for general browsing.


I havent had any problems. The perfect solution for a minimalist.


That's strange I can't closr a single tab without killing all the other. Aside from that would make it 5 stars for the ease and conveniences


Love it. Would be great if it had support for Firefox Sync.


Keeps resetting my search engine preference.


It fails to start after few days, had to install it again but again same problem


It doesn't let me sign in my google account so if i actually wanted to search something, i still have to use the chrome app, so this app is useless.


Now the latest update consumes 49 mb. Not a light weight browser any more.


Drains battery when left open.


The experience. Exceptional. I've recommended this app to alot of my friends.


Sleek, simple browser that lets u skim the net.


Great lightweight secure browser. Easy on device resources.


Just an amazing app! Loved this one! UI is awesome! And privacy! You know all!


Love this app. Erasing my browser history is very important to me. Not if this app stops trackers?


High battery usage on the latest version of the app


STOP changing my default search engine back to Google from 🦆. It's a privacy browser, right? Otherwise, dope! ✌️


updated? playstore says updated 8/2019. help says updated 12/2018. hangs to easily.


A Superlative App.. ?? A Dark Mode Would be "Real Kind to the EYES 👀" ☺


Can not use drop down boxes after update


As far as I know, my info hasn't been compromised due to foxfire


Ridiculous browser!Where is new tab option!Why we can't selecting extra tabs in this browser!


Drop down menus not working


Easily the best privacy designed browser out there, always a must on my devices 👍


A great browser for confidential matters such as online banking. I have a few concerns, such as audio not playing in the background. On the stable Firefox and the iOS version of Focus, audio plays in the background just fine, but on Focus it does not. I would like to see a fix for this, but other than that, Focus works great! I highly recommend it to anyone who is worried about their online security.


I think there are some essential features missing, like being able to delete single unwanted open tabs, instead of cleaning them all at once, as well as being able to use "search image on Google", a function that is present on other browsers. Also, the tabs icon appear in the bottom right corner, which sometimes gets in front of something I want to click into and it's really annoying. Other than that, the app is great and I look forward to keep using it.


I used to use this as my default browser. But now I've uninstalled it for a few reasons. The format on Google has changed (it used to give suggestions as you type in the search bar). The back button will occasionally not work. And it will occasionally show the intro/tutorial steps that it shows when you first install it, even though it's not newly installed.


I installed Focus back when they first released it. This latest update seems to have slid backwards. I now see default behavior for allowing third party cookies, Java script turned on, and telemetry back to Mozilla by default! None of this is described in the update notes. What's up with that? That's bad behavior for a browser selling itself for privacy.


Trying again but it still doesn't block ads


The app itself os good, it makes me feel very secure. However, there is a problem im having with the Google browser. It seems to have switched to an older version of google, but I dont know if I accidently clicked on a button or not. Google itself still works perfectly, so Im leaving it at 4 stars. 😊 Edit: Thank you for changing it! 5 stars for you!


How can it be a privacy browser when it doesn't block as much as mobile Firefox using plugins for NoScript, uBlockOrigin and DNS over https with Cloudflare? Focus is allowing content trackers and advertisers. Try it side by side. it doesn't do what is claimed. This needs a lot more work. The plugins mentioned should be standard and access to about:config and network.trr.mode should be allowed, or DoH on by default. Add that and it WILL protect people far more than now.


The concept is GREAT..and it is fast and saves me from having to endlessly play with settings and configuration to maintain my privacy. But the implementatiin where I can't add my search engine startpage and cant delete effin amazon as a search engine leaves a lot to be desired.. not tracking broadly while herding me to vendors is not really privacy is it??


Had to Uninstall. - The incompatibilities are too high. I believe most of them stem from the user agent string (and Google's services going out of their way to cripple the experience). Other than that it is a great minimal browser. - You guys DO need to add Tab Support and make the Erase Button harder to press though (way to easy to loose what youre working on).


I installed the app about 26 hours ago. It works fine for the first hour or two, then the hackers on my phone got Through and now Firefox Focus remembers every site that I visited YESTERDAY. I have other connection reports that tell me what it is opening and closing. What is the point of a privacy browser if it tells everyone. Right now my information is going to Atlanta Georgia, Paris France, and Dublin Ireland. I don't know anyone in France or Ireland.


This is my main browser on my phone and is set to default. All the random times a browser is called on a phone its best to be as secure and private as possible. The other advantage to this is not having to close tab after tab of random stuff that opened as you use your phone. There are times I have to use a "normal" browser but they are few and far between and on my terms. The one thing I wish is that it was easier to open a new tab in this browser.


No tabs in a modern browser? No thanks. I'll stick with Brave.


Apk scan results


Apk Scaned By TotalVirus Antivirus,org.mozilla.focus.apk Was Risky.Detected 1 From 55 Scan.
Scan Stats:failure:0|harmless:0|malicious:1|suspicious:0|timeout:7|type-unsupported:11|undetected:52|
Name:base.apk
SHA-1:c992f1ca0572ee6ba6ef62ad8809a913681ed114
SHA-256:5b333b21b4733b753b4f4b0849bcbc31e1548e58bf3c8adc1e9f752825c9795d
SSDEEP:1572864:8MztDFiM63douTxeQAj6XFMAl3gNr+ycTrMKofJ2g:bFiM6aukQf1T6p6Txof9
File type:Android
Magic:Zip archive data, at least v2.0 to extract
File size:59473309
Uncompressed Size:121704879
Contained Files	:1366
Contained Files By Type:css:1,dex:1,gz:1,ja:1,png:299,pro:6,so:10,xml:297,

Permissions

requires following permissions on your android device.

android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE
android.permission.FOREGROUND_SERVICE
android.permission.INTERNET
android.permission.MODIFY_AUDIO_SETTINGS
android.permission.RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED
android.permission.WAKE_LOCK
android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
com.android.launcher.permission.INSTALL_SHORTCUT
com.google.android.finsky.permission.BIND_GET_INSTALL_REFERRER_SERVICE
com.samsung.android.providers.context.permission.WRITE_USE_APP_FEATURE_SURVEY
view network connections
Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.

GET ACCOUNTS
Allows access to the list of accounts in the Accounts Service.

full network access
Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.

change your audio settings
Allows the app to modify global audio settings such as volume and which speaker is used for output.

run at startup
Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.

prevent phone from sleeping
Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.

modify or delete the contents of your SD card
Allows the app to write to the SD card.

install shortcuts
Allows an application to add Homescreen shortcuts without user intervention.

Certificate

Certificate Issuer:C:US, CN:Release Engineering, L:Mountain View, O:Mozilla Corporation, ST:California, OU:Release Engineering
Certificate Subject:C:US, CN:Release Engineering, L:Mountain View, O:Mozilla Corporation, ST:California, OU:Release Engineering

Activities

org.mozilla.focus.activity.IntentReceiverActivity
org.mozilla.focus.activity.MainActivity
org.mozilla.focus.activity.CustomTabActivity
org.mozilla.focus.activity.InfoActivity
org.mozilla.focus.activity.TextActionActivity
org.mozilla.focus.activity.SettingsActivity
org.mozilla.focus.activity.InstallFirefoxActivity
org.mozilla.focus.activity.EraseShortcutActivity
org.mozilla.focus.activity.EraseAndOpenShortcutActivity
mozilla.components.lib.crash.prompt.CrashReporterActivity

Providers

androidx.core.content.FileProvider
androidx.work.impl.WorkManagerInitializer
androidx.lifecycle.ProcessLifecycleOwnerInitializer

Services

org.mozilla.focus.customtabs.CustomTabsService
org.mozilla.focus.session.SessionNotificationService
org.mozilla.focus.utils.ExperimentsSyncService
mozilla.components.lib.crash.handler.CrashHandlerService
mozilla.components.lib.crash.service.SendCrashReportService
org.mozilla.telemetry.schedule.jobscheduler.TelemetryJobService
org.mozilla.gecko.media.MediaManager
org.mozilla.gecko.process.GeckoServiceChildProcess$gmplugin
org.mozilla.gecko.process.GeckoServiceChildProcess$tab
org.mozilla.gecko.process.GeckoServiceChildProcess$socket
org.mozilla.gecko.gfx.SurfaceAllocatorService
androidx.work.impl.background.systemalarm.SystemAlarmService
androidx.work.impl.background.systemjob.SystemJobService

Receivers

com.adjust.sdk.AdjustReferrerReceiver
androidx.work.impl.utils.ForceStopRunnable$BroadcastReceiver
androidx.work.impl.background.systemalarm.ConstraintProxy$BatteryChargingProxy
androidx.work.impl.background.systemalarm.ConstraintProxy$BatteryNotLowProxy
androidx.work.impl.background.systemalarm.ConstraintProxy$StorageNotLowProxy
androidx.work.impl.background.systemalarm.ConstraintProxy$NetworkStateProxy
androidx.work.impl.background.systemalarm.RescheduleReceiver
androidx.work.impl.background.systemalarm.ConstraintProxyUpdateReceiver

Interesting Strings

http://
http://a9.com/-/spec/opensearch/1.1/
http://schemas.android.com/apk/res-auto
http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android
http://www.mozilla.org
https://
https://app.adjust.com
https://app.adjust.com/gs1ao4
https://crash-reports.mozilla.com/submit?id=%1$s&version=%2$s&buildid=%3$s
https://ea605eb73734488b979fd5bd2f4a8ba1@sentry.prod.mozaws.net/204
https://firefox.settings.services.mozilla.com/v1
https://incoming.telemetry.mozilla.org
https://support.mozilla.org/
https://support.mozilla.org/1/mobile/
https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/add-web-page-shortcuts-your-home-screen
https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/autocomplete-settings-firefox-focus-address-bar
https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/open-new-tab-firefox-focus-android
https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/switch-desktop-view-firefox-focus-android
https://support.mozilla.org/kb/set-firefox-focus-default-browser-android
https://support.mozilla.org/kb/what-firefox-focus-android
https://webcompat.com/issues/new?url=%s&label=browser-focus-geckoview
https://wiki.mozilla.org/Security/Tracking_protection#Lists
https://www.mozilla.org/
https://www.mozilla.org/de/privacy/firefox-klar/
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/MPL/
https://www.mozilla.org/foundation/trademarks/policy/
https://www.mozilla.org/openGeneralSettings
https://www.mozilla.org/privacy/firefox-focus/

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