Closed Bug 1533361 Opened 6 months ago Closed 5 months ago

The about:home is not displayed when tapping on search widget if a homepage is setup

Categories

(Firefox for Android :: General, defect)

ARM
Android
defect
Not set

Tracking

()

VERIFIED FIXED
Firefox 67
Tracking Status
firefox67 --- verified

People

(Reporter: andrei, Assigned: petru)

References

(Blocks 1 open bug)

Details

Attachments

(1 file)

Environment:

Device: Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (Android 8.1.0);
Build: Nightly with the most recent changes and fixes.

Steps to reproduce:

  1. Install and launch Fennec.
  2. Tap on 3 dot menu and select Settings.
  3. Tap on general and then on Home option.
  4. Tap on Set a Homepage.
  5. Tap on Custom and set as a homepage a valid website.
  6. Close Fennec and add Fennec search bar widget to homescreen.
  7. Tap on Fennec search widget.

Expected result:

The about:home screen is displayed when launching Fennec from search bar.

Actual result:

The website that was set as custom homepage is displayed instead of about:home.

Notes:

The about:home is displayed again only if setting the homepage to the default Fennec homepage.
For more details please see the attachment: video.

Depends on: 1518874
Assignee: nobody → petru.lingurar
Status: NEW → ASSIGNED

If the app was started from the search widget we need to always load about:home
and not the homepage which the user may have set to be another address.

Keywords: checkin-needed
Status: ASSIGNED → RESOLVED
Closed: 5 months ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Flags: qe-verify+
Group: mozilla-employee-confidential
Target Milestone: --- → Firefox 67
Blocks: 1518874
No longer depends on: 1518874

Verified as fixed in the latest Nightly build 67.0a1 with Google Pixel 3 XL.

Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
Flags: qe-verify+
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