New Features for you
* Smart protection
Use several privacy protection functions, such as blocking web pages with large numbers of pop-ups by web content provider, and more enhanced tracking blocking functions.
You can turn on these functions in Samsung Internet settings since they’re turned off by default.
* Enhanced Customize menu
Create a customized toolbar by adding buttons from a range of useful options.
The hidden buttons are: Close Internet, Unblock ads temporarily, Open new tab, Refresh, and Search.
* Enhanced tab management
You can now reorder your tabs and lock them so they can’t be closed.
You can open up to 99 tabs.
* Usability enhancements for tablets
Choose to always show the desktop version of web pages, and use more keyboard shortcuts for enhanced productivity.
Security & Privacy
Samsung Internet helps you protect your security and privacy while browsing the Internet.
* 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.
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.