- Samsung Internet browser is available for all Windows PCs and laptops.
- Samsung Internet supports syncing with Samsung Cloud for bookmarks and history.
- Samsung Internet browser has support for ad blockers and extensions.
Windows is a platform that has no shortage of web browser options. Some of the most popular browsers include Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, Vivaldi, and Brave. It is now time for a new browser to join the crowded space. Samsung Internet browser has arrived for Windows users after being available on Android for a long time. It is good news for people committed to the Galaxy ecosystem as they can finally use a single web browser across smartphones, tablets, and PCs.
Samsung Internet Browser for Windows Released
Samsung Internet for Windows is a minimal-looking browser based on the Chromium project. This is not surprising as many of the widely used PC web browsers are also developed using the same open-source project. The newly released browser is available for download via the Microsoft Store. It can be installed on Windows 10 and Windows 11 devices.
On launching Samsung Internet for the first time, you will see a welcome screen with text written in the Korean language. It seems like the browser is not meant to be available globally just yet. Nevertheless, click the Continue button to proceed and you will be able to use the browser without any issues.
Samsung Internet lets you sign in with your Samsung account to utilize the syncing support. The only issue here is you will need to install the Samsung Account app separately to make this work. Once done, it will let you sync your bookmarks, browsing history, settings, and open tabs across different devices. It does not sync your saved passwords just yet for some reason.
The browser has other features and settings that you would expect. You can easily choose from light and dark themes. There is support for ad blockers and web extensions. The ad blocker options let you choose from two modes: Basic and Aggressive. You can move the address bar to either top or bottom.
Samsung Internet for Windows has performance-related features as well. There is a toggle that can be enabled for optimizing memory usage. Its power saver mode can be triggered either when the battery is below 20% or whenever the laptop is unplugged. It has the following address bar search options: Google, Bing, Yahoo, DuckDuckGo, and Info.com among others.
Overall, the browser is quite feature-packed for the first release on Windows PCs. We can expect Samsung to add more features and make it better with future updates. The ability to sync saved passwords will surely one of the important features that we hope will arrive sooner than later.