Closed Bug 1391303 Opened 4 years ago Closed 2 months ago

Accessibility: swiping/continuous read broken under TalkBack


(Firefox for Android Graveyard :: General, defect, P5)

55 Branch


(fennec+, firefox55 affected, firefox56 affected, firefox57 affected)

Tracking Status
fennec + ---
firefox55 --- affected
firefox56 --- affected
firefox57 --- affected


(Reporter: nolan, Unassigned)


User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Fedora; Linux x86_64; rv:55.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/55.0
Build ID: 20170809110116

Steps to reproduce:

1. Launch TalkBack.
2. Under the latest Firefox released to the Play Store (55.X), visit any website., for instance.
3. Touch a story on the page to focus it.
4. Swipe left, right, or attempt to engage continuous read.

Actual results:


Expected results:

Accessibility focus should move, or text should be read continuously.
tracking-fennec: --- → ?
We are having more and more talkback bugs now.
I think we should find a time and clean some of them
tracking-fennec: ? → +
Flags: needinfo?(wehuang)
Flags: needinfo?(jcheng)
Priority: -- → P3
let's decide during sprint planning
Flags: needinfo?(jcheng)
Ever confirmed: true
agree P3, and we should start to reserve more bug-fixing time (than new feature development) since 58.
Flags: needinfo?(wehuang)
Re-triaging per

Needinfo :susheel if you think this bug should be re-triaged.
Priority: P3 → P5
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Closed: 2 months ago
Resolution: --- → INCOMPLETE
Product: Firefox for Android → Firefox for Android Graveyard
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