Mozilla ends Firefox web browser support for Amazon Fire TV

Amazon Echo Show devices will also have to say goodbye to Firefox

To browse the Internet on Windows, Mac and Linux PCs, as well as on Android and iOS smartphones and tablets, the web browser Firefox is one of the solutions that users can consider using. In recent years, a version of it has been introduced for Amazon Fire TV , useful not only for browsing itself but also for streaming video playback from sites that may not have apps Native Fire TVs available.

However, it has now been learned that Mozilla has decided to end support for its browser on these Amazon devices. Users will be able to continue using the app, provided they install it by April 30, 2021 , but they will no longer receive security updates. In case of uninstallation, to have it again it will be necessary to sideload an obsolete version.

At the same time Firefox support for devices will also be terminated Amazon Echo Show . The company is not the reason that induced its officials to make such a decision, but what is inferred is that there were no other avenues left to take. In any case, Amazon's Silk browser remains usable for web browsing. To follow the Amazon mail about it.

Starting from April 30, 2021, Mozilla will stop supporting the Firefox application for Fire TV. After that date, app users will continue to have access to Firefox on Fire TV, even if the app will not receive security updates or other updates.

The app Silk Browser will continue to be available as a web browser. With Silk Browser you can control the playback of videos or music thanks to Alexa, add bookmarks and browse the Internet in private mode.