You can also install Samsung Internet browser on Wear OS based watches (Galaxy Watch4, Galaxy Watch4 Classic)
■ New Features for you
* Activation of “Smart anti-tracking” feature (Default On)
The smart anti-tracking feature is activated by default in order to strengthen privacy protection.
* Privacy Report provided on the “Quick access” page
The Privacy Report, which includes information such as ad blocking and tracking prevention, is provided within the “Quick access” page so it can be checked easily.
* Supports Drag & Drop for tab groups and bookmarks bar
Through Drag & Drop, features such as creating tab groups and changing the order of bookmarks are supported.
* Improved Tools menu editing accessibility
You can easily move to “Customize menu” by opening the Tools menu (≡) at the bottom right and long pressing any button in the Tools menu.
■ 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.
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
Storage: Used to store files when downloading from webpages
Contacts: To upload the Contacts on the webpage
Phone: (Some Android versions) Requires access permission to check the mobile phone information in order to provide country-specific feature optimization
Nearby devices: (Some Android versions) To find and connect to nearby Bluetooth devices when requested by the website
* Provides an option to move the URL bar to the bottom of Fold devices
* Supports “Open links from other apps in Secret Mode”
※ You can also install Samsung Internet browser on WearOS-based watches (Galaxy Watch4, Galaxy Watch4 Classic)