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ACoding
Making moves
Status: New idea

This is how the feature works: for example, you go into the Mozilla website then you want to download it as an application into your local computer. When downloaded, the application will automatically go into a folder that Firefox will create which is called Firefox Apps or Mozilla Firefox Apps; the directory where the app is gonna be installed can also be picked by the user.

How to delete an app: If the user wants to delete an application, there will be 3 dots or the "menu" at the top of the window and there, there will be an option called Uninstall <AppName> which is, by the name itself, will uninstall the application. When clicked, there will be a popup which is a checkbox if the user wants to clear the data of the app.

Additional features (each additional feature will be found on the menu):

  • Automatically check for updates (by default; this could also be unchecked by the user)
  • Reset application
  • Open website (which will redirect the user to the website that was downloaded as an app)

This feature is also available on Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge.

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Jon
Community Manager
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igorlogius
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ColeM
New member

Will this give you options to install it only for you? Or also install for other users on your local computer?

ACoding
Making moves

Yes, @ColeM. By default, it will be installed only for you, but there's also an option to install it for other users which will require admin privileges.