How do I update Firefox to the latest version?

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Updating Firefox to the latest version is essential for security and performance improvements. Here’s how you can update Firefox on different devices:

On Desktop (Windows, Mac, Linux):

  1. Open Firefox:
    Launch the Firefox browser on your computer.
  2. Access the Menu:
    Look for the hamburger menu icon (three horizontal lines) in the top-right corner of the browser window.
  3. Select ‘Help’:
    Click on the menu icon, then choose “Help” from the dropdown menu.
  4. Check for Updates:
    In the “Help” menu, select “About Firefox.” It will open a new window showing your current Firefox version and automatically check for updates.
  5. Update Firefox:
    If an update is available, the download will start automatically. Once downloaded, you’ll be prompted to click “Restart Firefox” to apply the update.
  6. Restart Firefox:
    After restarting, the updated version of Firefox will be active.

On Mobile Devices (Android and iOS):

For Android:
  1. Open Google Play Store:
    Go to the Google Play Store on your Android device.
  2. Search for Firefox:
    In the search bar, type “Firefox” and find the Firefox browser in the search results.
  3. Update Firefox:
    If an update is available, the “Update” button will appear next to the Firefox app. Tap on it to update the browser to the latest version.
  4. Open Firefox:
    Once updated, launch Firefox to use the latest version.
For iOS:
  1. Open App Store:
    Open the App Store on your iOS device.
  2. Find Firefox:
    Search in the search tab for “Firefox” in the App Store.
  3. Update Firefox:
    If there’s an available update, the “Update” button will be displayed. Tap on it to update Firefox to the newest version.
  4. Launch Firefox:
    After updating, open Firefox to use the latest version.

Always ensure your browser is up-to-date to benefit from the latest features, security patches, and performance enhancements.

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