UX Work - Prompting to try metro browser in desktop

RESOLVED INCOMPLETE

Status

defect
RESOLVED INCOMPLETE
5 years ago
2 years ago

People

(Reporter: MarcoM, Unassigned)

Tracking

Trunk
x86_64
Windows 8.1
Dependency tree / graph

Firefox Tracking Flags

(Not tracked)

Details

(Whiteboard: [ux] p=0)

Reporter

Description

5 years ago
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #790268 +++

When IE10 is not set as the default browser on Windows 8, it asks the user whether to set it as default (just as Firefox does).  If the user says yes, then IE launches its Metro UI automatically.  This saves the user from going back to the start screen and re-launching IE to get to the Metro UI.

We should do the same, at least in the case where the user starts Firefox from a Metro tile (but it launches in desktop mode because it is not the default browser).
Reporter

Comment 1

5 years ago
Yuan/Michael - feel free to rename the summary for this UX design work.

Updated

5 years ago
Component: Metro Operations → General
Product: Tracking → Firefox for Metro
Version: --- → Trunk
Mass close of bugs in obsolete product https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1350354
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Closed: 2 years ago
Resolution: --- → INCOMPLETE
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