Samsung Internet Browser v15 officially released with more security features


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Most Android users end up using the default Chrome internet browser. However, it is good to know that many more browsers in the Play Store are also good to use, and some offer many other useful features. Samsung Internet 15 has just come out of beta and offers many more security features, making it one of the best you can find.

Samsung Internet 15 bundles a few features that Chrome doesn’t offer in its menu, along with several security enhancements. With privacy being a major priority of most Android users, the Samsung 12 browser focused on additional security measures to offer even more privacy to users. With that in mind, Samsung is building two new features into its browser. The Samsung Internet 15 now sports anti-tracking technology. This feature protects users against fingerprinting while browsing. The ‘Delete Browsing Data’ menu has also been expanded to give more options and now includes examples of what each option clears.

There have also been changes made to how Samsung’s Secret mode works. Secret mode is similar to Chrome’s Incognito mode. However, the Secret mode has now been changed so that once you enable Secret mode, it will stay on by default even when exiting the app. This is not currently the case with Chrome Incognito.

However, it’s important to note that this final release not only includes privacy and security updates but features other valuable updates as well. One of these consists of a new search widget for your home screen that looks a lot like Google’s search bar. The latest release also temporarily caches and stores web pages that you’ve visited, making re-visiting them much easier, and load times will be faster.

When taking a quick look at the app, it appears that all the elements released in the app teaser have made it to the final release version. Features included are the search widget mentioned above, anti-tracking, improvements to private browsing, and expanded options for deleting your browsing history.

Google Play: Samsung Internet Browser - Apps on Google Play

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