Mozilla Firefox is a web browser that is popular not only among the Windows and Linux users, but also with the Android smart phone users. In Android, the Firefox web browser can be automatically updated to the latest version from the Google Playstore as Mozilla makes the new version available. But in addition, you can also check Firefox for new version manually and set Firefox to receive automatic updates from within the Firefox browser settings. This makes it very easy for you to configure how you want to receive the latest version updates of Firefox.
Here is how you can make the configure the automatic updates of Firefox through its own settings:
- Open the Firefox web browser in your Android device and then touch the menu button on the device. This will open the Firefox menu from where you have to select Settings.
- On the Settings screen there are various categories with options to configure many different things in Firefox. You have to select the Customize category from this list.
- On the Customize screen, select Download updates automatically and then choose one of the options – Always, Only over Wi-Fi or Never. If your mobile operator charges you a lot of money for the data packs, then it is wise to choose the “Only over WiFi” option.
Conclusion: Firefox for Android offers great deal of flexibility and configuration including how and when you want it to receive the latest updated versions. You can configure Firefox to update automatically over WiFi to always receive the latest versions in time.