New Features for you
* Video Assistant
Video Assistant is back to support you to enjoy video watching experience more than ever. With the purple floating button, you can easily change to watch as full-screen or popup-screen.
* Customize menu
You can relocate buttons on bottom toolbar as you like. All of buttons in ‘more’ menu will be the candidates.
* Tab Manager Renewal
Try our newly decorated list-view mode of Tab Manager.
* Allowed Apps
Allowed Apps provides a list of applications that open Samsung Internet regardless of user intention. You can block some malicious applications forcibly opening Samsung Internet.
Security & Privacy
* Smart Anti-Tracking
Intelligently identify domains which have cross-site tracking ability and block storage (cookie) access.
* Protected Browsing
We will warn you before you can view known malicious sites to prevent you from visiting web sites which may try to steal your data.
* Content Blockers
Samsung Internet for Android allows 3rd party apps to provide filters for content blocking, making browsing safer and more streamlined.
* Easy to see your notifications
We provide a collection of notifications you’ve gotten from web pages in the 'Notifications' menu in Settings so that you can easily check notifications in one place.
* Save All Images
All images from a web page can be saved at once.
* Reader Mode
Reader Mode allows you to read articles clearly and comfortably. Now you can customize Reader Mode’s appearance by choosing the font, font size and background.
* URL Bar
The URL bar shows a button for allowing quick access to Reader Mode. Also an ‘Add To Homescreen’ button which allows installation of web apps in a single tap.
* Download Manager
Download files faster with our new optimised, parallel download system, with availability of pause, resume and cancel download.
* Tab Swipe
Swipe left or right in the URL bar or bottom toolbar, to navigate to your previous/next tab.
* Quick Access data sync
Quick Access data sync is available via Samsung Cloud among devices which have Samsung Internet Browser v10.0 or higher.
(Precondition) In case of Galaxy devices, Samsung Cloud version should be v3.6 or higher and Samsung Cloud can be updated via Galaxy Store.
* Amazon Shopping Assistant
Amazon Shopping Assistant can be turned on to enable you to get the best deals when shopping on the web by comparing products with Amazon.
Better integrated with Samsung devices
* You can use biometric authentication for website logins, web payments and accessing Secret Mode, on supported Samsung devices.
* Place the phone into a Gear VR headset when you are viewing a web page and it will open in immersive virtual reality.
* Optimized for desktop browsing with Samsung DeX.
* Transfer Quick Access items across devices (where each device has version 8.2+) using Smart Switch.
We are using Chromium 71 as the browser engine.
The following permissions are required for the app service.
For optional permissions, the default functionality of the service is turned on, but not allowed.
Telephone: Used to check device-unique identification information for app analysis information
Location: Used to provide location-based content requested by the user or location information requested by the webpage in use
Camera: Used to provide webpage shooting function and QR code shooting function
Microphone: Used to provide recording function on webpage
Contacts: Used to get the device account information for cloud sync
Storage: Used to store files when downloading from webpages
If your system software version is lower than Android 6.0, please update the software to configure App permissions.
Previously allowed permissions can be reset on Apps menu in device Settings after software update.