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cr10val
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Status: New idea

Hi,

I think if the Process of Update Firefox could be place when Firefox close instead of when its starts, it would better, the user could use Firefox on the fly and it would seems to start faster. 

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Jon
Community Manager
Community Manager

Thanks for submitting an idea to the Mozilla Connect community! Your idea is now open to votes (aka kudos) and comments.

ExFirefoxFan
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This is legit the number one thing wrong with Firefox right now. Chrome updates when the user closes the browser and this gives them a huge competitive advantage. When a user clicks to open a web browser, they have a specific thing in mind to do. They could be getting ready to look up the answer to a question. When the browser takes its sweet time opening, this is disrespectful to that user, and they lose focus. They are no longer thinking about the question they need the answer to. Now they are thinking about how they need to go find a way to give Mozilla feedback about how the updates should be at the end. They may even spend 30 minutes doing this, and then registering an account since Mozilla's support portal won't allow unregistered users to add kudos to an existing idea ticket. At the end of it all, they may not even remember what they were opening the web browser to do.

🙄 Come on Mozilla. I used to use Firefox all the time. I even have an old worn-out Firefox shirt from when it was the coolest browser on the block. But right now I have no choice but to use Chrome. Your email login thingy didn't even work in Firefox, only in Chrome. Stop being adversarial to your potential userbase and put yourself in their shoes.

FX2
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Update but after closing Firefox

Every time I start Firefox it asks for update, it is getting really annoying when I need to start it immediately, I dont have time to wait for update every time. Reconsider option "automatically update after closing firefox".

Jon
Community Manager
Community Manager

Note: a similar idea has been merged into this thread.