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Mozilla Firefox Focus – A New Private Browser for iOS

Mozilla Firefox Focus

Mozilla has released a new web browser for iOS that speeds up your browsing experience and keeps your search secret safe. Firefox Focus is a free, fast, and easy to use the private browser for iOS. For a lot of us, our web activities follow us everywhere across devices and accounts. Firefox Focus is made with an intention to reduce clutter on the web.

Private Browsing Made Easy

The main feature of Firefox Focus is to block by default ad trackers, analytics trackers, and social trackers. Firefox Focus easily erases your history, passwords, and cookies so that you don’t get followed by things like unwanted ads.

There are times when you don’t want leave a record on your phone while looking up for something on the web. Maybe because that information is a bit sensitive and confidential. So sometimes you just want a simple web experience with no tabs, no menus, no pop-ups. That’s where Firefox Focus can help you out. It easily erases history and records save no passwords, cookies, or trackers.

Automated Privacy

Firefox Focus is created in a way to block many of the trackers by default that follows you around the web. Because of this, you don’t need to change your privacy settings or cookie settings. This way it helps you browse peacefully, without any worry so that you can instantly erase your search with a single tap on the Erase button at the top of the app, without getting into any menus. So it blocks a wide range of common web trackers without any settings to set.

Customize your Browsing Experience

Firefox Focus offers customizable browsing options that allow you to disable a website’s custom font. The main reason behind the mobile pages working slow is the technology used to track users on the web. But these trackers are automatically blocked in Firefox Focus, so you will notice a performance boost on the sites that track your behavior. So by removing trackers and ads, the web pages require less data and load faster. Also, when you open a site that doesn’t work because it is dependent on track, and if you would want to allow that kind of tracking, Firefox Focus makes it easy for you to open that site in either Firefox or Safari.

Firefox Focus is Simple and Easy to Use

The interface of the app is pretty simple and uncomplicated. It has got a single search bar and only tabs available to view at a time. The settings on the Firefox Focus app comes with an additional layer of security to block other content trackers. Mozilla also warns that toggling it on may break some videos and web pages.

A Privacy Blocker for Safari

There is a possibility that blocking some content will cause a page to appear incorrectly or not at all, in such cases, there is a button at the bottom of the screen to open the same page in Safari.

It is a good try and a decent app for people who are concerned about their privacy. Also, the Firefox Focus is of great use as a privacy blocker for Safari so Focus can integrate into Safari as a content blocker.

The Verdict

Firefox Focus is a great option when you want to remain invisible or doesn’t want your search history to exist. The Firefox Focus is available to be downloaded for free on the Apple App Store, but there has been no news about the Android version.