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Is there a depository for Android Firefox build downloads?

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Post Posted January 22nd, 2018, 1:25 pm

For example, we can download Fx58 today for Windows even though it'll officially be out later this week. Is there a place we can download the equivalent Android .apk file because it usually takes a good few days after the Windows release that it's available on Google Play Store.
Is there any place we can get the .apk file sooner?
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Post Posted January 22nd, 2018, 4:14 pm

Current version is listed on https://www.mozilla.org/firefox/android/all/

While the Android Firefox 58.0 Release Candidates or RC are listed in http://archive.mozilla.org/pub/mobile/candidates/ the Firefox 58.0 is not yet listed in http://archive.mozilla.org/pub/mobile/releases/

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Post Posted January 22nd, 2018, 5:15 pm

Thank you.

If you have an ARM device and if you go to your first link https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/android/all/
you would get 57.0.4.multi.android-arm.apk

So here's this thread's question: Is that file the same as the one listed using your second link under 57.0.4-candidates?


Using that reasoning, unless there are sudden further updates, then could we conceivably use your second second link and go to 58.0-candidates to get fennec-58.0.en-US.android-arm.apk (if we have a Samsung Galaxy phone) and install it now without waiting for it to be officially posted later this week... while understanding that there still could be a another build but it's not likely give than tomorrow is the official release date for Fx 58.
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Post Posted January 22nd, 2018, 7:50 pm

The Android Firefox 57.0.4 currently listed on https://www.mozilla.org/firefox/android/all/ until the 58.0 Release is out is same as listed in http://archive.mozilla.org/pub/mobile/releases/57.0.4/

The Release Candidates are for QA testing as the last RC build of a new major version becomes the Release.

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Post Posted January 22nd, 2018, 9:24 pm

So unless another build is released in the next 12 hours (which is unlikely), the current RC build of 58 will be the final... that's exactly what I was trying to find out.
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