Firefox's new Search feature gives you the convenience of searching instantly from your Android home screen without sacrificing choice or privacy. It gives you the same mobile-optimized results you can find on Firefox for Android without having to launch the browser.
How to use Firefox Assistant
- Add the Firefox Assistant widget to your home screen.
- Tip: You can also start Firefox Assistant by swiping up (on Google Play edition devices) or pressing down on the on-screen home button (all other devices).
- Tap Firefox Assistant when prompted to select a default browser.
- Tip: Tap ALWAYS at the bottom to prevent this prompt from displaying again.
- Start searching!
Instant search suggestions
As you type in your search, Firefox gives you improved instant suggestions by grouping similar searches together. You can use your virtual keyboard or click the microphone icon to enter search keywords.