--- a/mobile/android/base/resources/layout/shared_ui_components.xml
+++ b/mobile/android/base/resources/layout/shared_ui_components.xml
@@ -6,13 +6,11 @@
 <!-- This file is used to include shared UI components in different gecko app
      layouts, such as gecko_app.xml and web_app.xml -->
 
-<merge xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
-       xmlns:gecko="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res-auto">
+<merge xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android">
 
-    <org.mozilla.gecko.GeckoView android:id="@+id/layer_view"
-                                 gecko:doinit="false"
-                                 android:layout_width="fill_parent"
-                                 android:layout_height="fill_parent"/>
+    <org.mozilla.gecko.gfx.LayerView android:id="@+id/layer_view"
+                                     android:layout_width="fill_parent"
+                                     android:layout_height="fill_parent"/>
 
     <AbsoluteLayout android:id="@+id/plugin_container"
                     android:background="@android:color/transparent"