Samsung Internet for Android tips and tutorials

Get the most out of the Samsung Internet browser for Android with these helpful tips, tricks, and step-by-step tutorials.

Note: I will update this list of Samsung Internet for Android tips, tricks, and tutorials regularly as new features arrive.

What you will learn about Samsung Internet

You will learn to:

  • Make Samsung Internet your default browser.
  • View and delete your internet history.
  • View and delete your search history.
  • View and delete saved passwords.
  • Delete cookies.
  • Clear the cache of Samsung Internet.
  • Turn off Samsung Internet browser notifications.
  • Stop website notifications.
  • Close all tabs.
  • Enable dark mode.
  • Add a website to the home screen.

The steps on this page work for the Samsung Internet browser on all Android phones and tablets, such as Samsung, Lenovo, Motorola, OnePlus, ASUS, Nokia, Google, Sony, LG, and other Android smartphones and tablets.

Samsung Internet

Samsung Internet is a web browser for Android phones and tablets.

Make Samsung Internet your default browser on Android

Method 1

1. Open settings.

Open settings on an Android device

2. Open Apps.

Open app settings on an Android device

3. Tap on Default apps or Choose default apps.

Open default apps setting on an Android device

4. Tap on Browser app.

Open the browser app setting on an Android device

5. Select Samsung Internet.

Make Samsung Internet your default browser

Samsung Internet is now set as your default browser.

Method 2

1. Press and hold the Samsung Internet icon until a pop-up menu appears.

Samsung Internet app icon

2. Tap on Info or tap on the (i) icon.

Samsung Internet info button

You can also access the following settings by opening Settings > Apps > Samsung Internet.

3. Tap on Browser app.

Browser app setting

4. Select Samsung Internet.

Make Samsung Internet your default browser

Samsung Internet is now set as your default browser.

View internet history in Samsung Internet

1. Tap on the ☰ menu button in the bottom right corner of your screen.

Samsung Internet menu button

2. Tap on History.

Samsung Internet history

You will now see your internet history.

Samsung Internet internet history

Delete internet history in Samsung Internet

Method 1

1. Tap on the ☰ menu button in the bottom right corner of your screen.

Samsung Internet menu button

2. Tap on History.

Samsung Internet history

You will now see your internet history.

Samsung Internet internet history

3. To delete your internet history, tap on the ⁝ options button in the top right corner of your screen.

Samsung Internet history options button

4. Tap on Clear history.

Samsung Internet clear history

Samsung Internet will now delete your internet history.

Method 2

1. Tap on the ☰ menu button in the bottom right corner of your screen.

Samsung Internet menu button

2. Tap on Settings.

Samsung Internet settings

3. Tap on Personal browsing data.

Samsung Internet personal browsing data

4. Tap on Delete browsing data.

Samsung Internet Delete browsing data

5. Select the types of browsing data you want to delete.

Samsung Internet browsing data types

6. Tap on Delete data at the bottom.

Samsung Internet Delete data button

7. Tap on Delete.

Samsung Internet delete browsing data

Samsung Internet will now delete your internet history.

View search history in Samsung Internet

1. Tap on the ☰ menu button in the bottom right corner of your screen.

Samsung Internet menu button

2. Tap on History.

Samsung Internet history

You will now see your search history and other internet history.

Samsung Internet internet search history

Delete search history in Samsung Internet

Method 1

1. Tap on the ☰ menu button in the bottom right corner of your screen.

Samsung Internet menu button

2. Tap on History.

Samsung Internet history

You will now see your search history and other internet history.

Samsung Internet internet history

3. To delete your search history and other internet history, tap on the ⁝ options button in the top right corner of your screen.

Samsung Internet history options button

4. Tap on Clear history.

Samsung Internet clear history

Samsung Internet will now delete your search history and other internet history.

Method 2

1. Tap on the ☰ menu button in the bottom right corner of your screen.

Samsung Internet menu button

2. Tap on Settings.

Samsung Internet settings

3. Tap on Personal browsing data.

Samsung Internet personal browsing data

4. Tap on Delete browsing data.

Samsung Internet Delete browsing data

5. Select Form and search history and other types of browsing data you want to delete.

Samsung Internet delete search history

6. Tap on Delete data at the bottom.

Samsung Internet Delete data button

7. Tap on Delete.

Samsung Internet delete browsing data

Samsung Internet will now delete your search history and other internet history.

Delete cookies in Samsung Internet

1. Tap on the ☰ menu button in the bottom right corner of your screen.

Samsung Internet menu button

2. Tap on Settings.

Samsung Internet settings

3. Tap on Personal browsing data.

Samsung Internet personal browsing data

4. Tap on Delete browsing data.

Samsung Internet Delete browsing data

5. Select Cookies and site data and other types of browsing data you want to delete.

Samsung Internet delete cookies

6. Tap on Delete data at the bottom.

Samsung Internet Delete data button

7. Tap on Delete.

Samsung Internet delete browsing data

Samsung Internet will now delete your cookies and other browsing data.

View saved passwords in Samsung Internet

You cannot view your saved passwords in the Samsung Internet browser directly. You can only see the accounts whose passwords are saved in the browser. It's also possible that the passwords you've saved in the Samsung Internet browser are stored in Samsung Pass, a password manager developed by Samsung.

1. Open the Samsung Pass app.

Samsung Pass

2. Scan your fingerprint or enter the password of your Samsung account to verify your identity.

3. Tap on Apps/websites.

4. Tap the website or app whose password you want to see.

5. Tap the eye icon in the password field to view the password.

Delete saved passwords in Samsung Internet

Method 1

1. Tap on the ☰ menu button in the bottom right corner of your screen.

Samsung Internet menu button

2. Tap on Settings.

Samsung Internet settings

3. Tap on Personal browsing data.

Samsung Internet personal browsing data

4. Tap on Usernames and passwords.

Samsung Internet usernames and passwords

5. Tap on Delete or the trash bin icon located in the top right corner.

Delete saved passwords option in Samsung Internet

6. Select the password or passwords you want to delete.

Select saved passwords in Samsung Internet

Tip: If you want to delete all saved passwords at once, select the All option in the top left corner.

Select all saved passwords option in Samsung Internet

Note: You can also long-press (press and hold) on the password you want to delete.

7. Tap on Delete or Delete all located at the bottom.

Delete saved passwords in Samsung Internet

Samsung Internet will now delete your saved password(s).

Method 2

It's possible that the passwords you've saved in the Samsung Internet browser are stored in Samsung Pass, a password manager developed by Samsung.

1. Open the Samsung Pass app.

Samsung Pass

2. Scan your fingerprint or enter the password of your Samsung account to verify your identity.

3. Tap on Apps/websites.

4. Tap on the ⁝ options button in the top right corner.

5. Tap on Delete.

6. Select the passwords you want to delete.

7. Tap on Delete at the bottom of your screen.

Samsung Pass will now delete your saved password(s).

Method 3

1. Tap on the ☰ menu button in the bottom right corner of your screen.

Samsung Internet menu button

2. Tap on Settings.

Samsung Internet settings

3. Tap on Personal browsing data.

Samsung Internet personal browsing data

4. Tap on Delete browsing data.

Samsung Internet Delete browsing data

5. Select Passwords and other types of browsing data you want to delete.

Samsung Internet delete saved passwords

6. Tap on Delete data at the bottom.

Samsung Internet Delete data button

7. Tap on Delete.

Samsung Internet delete saved passwords

Samsung Internet will now delete your saved passwords and other browsing data.

Clear the cache of Samsung Internet

1. Press and hold the Samsung Internet icon until a pop-up menu appears.

Samsung Internet app icon

2. Tap on Info or tap on the (i) icon.

Samsung Internet info button

You can also access the following settings by opening Settings > Apps > Samsung Internet.

3. Tap on Storage.

Samsung Internet storage

4. Tap on Clear cache located at the bottom of your screen.

Clear the cache of Samsung Internet

The cache is now cleared.

Samsung Internet cache

How to turn off Samsung Internet notifications

1. Press and hold the Samsung Internet icon until a pop-up menu appears.

Samsung Internet app icon

2. Tap on Info or tap on the (i) icon.

Samsung Internet info button

You can also access the following settings by opening Settings > Apps > Samsung Internet.

3. Tap on Notifications.

Samsung Internet notifications settings

4. Tap on the toggle button next to Show notifications to turn it off.

turn off Samsung Internet notifications turn off Samsung Internet notifications

Samsung Internet notifications are now turned off.

Stop notifications from websites in Samsung Internet

1. Tap on the ☰ menu button in the bottom right corner of your screen.

Samsung Internet menu button

2. Tap on Settings.

Samsung Internet settings

3. Tap on Sites and downloads.

Samsung Internet Sites and downloads

4. Tap on Notifications.

Samsung Internet Notification settings

5. Tap on the ⁝ icon located in the top right corner.

Samsung Internet notifications options button

6. Tap on Allow or block sites.

Samsung Internet Allow or block sites

7. Tap on the toggle button to turn it off.

Samsung Internet block notifications from websites

8. Tap the ❮ icon located in the top left corner to go back to the previous screen.

Go back to previous settings screen

9. Tap on the ⁝ icon located in the top right corner.

Samsung Internet notifications options button

10. Tap on Notification settings.

Samsung Internet Notification settings

11. Tap on the toggle button next to Websites to turn notifications off.

Block notifications from websites in Samsung Internet

Samsung Internet will now block notifications and notification requests from all websites.

Close all tabs in Samsung Internet

1. Tap on the tabs button located in the bottom right corner of Samsung Internet.

Samsung Internet tab button

2. Tap on the ⁝ options button in the top right corner of your screen.

Samsung Internet tab options button

3. Tap on Close all tabs.

Close all tabs in Samsung Internet

4. Tap on Close.

Close all tabs in Samsung Internet

Samsung Internet will now close all open tabs.

Enable dark mode in Samsung Internet on Android

1. Tap on the ☰ menu button in the bottom right corner of your screen.

Samsung Internet menu button

2. Tap on Settings.

Samsung Internet settings

3. Tap on Webpage view and scrolling.

Samsung Internet Webpage view and scrolling settings

4. Tap on Dark mode.

Samsung Internet Dark mode setting

5. Select the On option.

Enable dark mode in Samsung Internet on Android

6. You can adjust the brightness of webpages in dark mode by using the slider located under Webpage brightness in Dark mode.

Samsung Internet Webpage brightness in Dark mode setting

Add a website to the home screen on Android using Samsung Internet

1. Go to your website you want to add to the home screen of your Android phone or tablet.

2. Tap on the ☰ menu button in the bottom right corner of your screen.

Samsung Internet menu button

3. Tap on Add page to.

Add a website to the home screen on Android using Samsung Internet

4. Tap on Home screen.

Add a website to the home screen on Android using Samsung Internet

5. You can edit the name for the shortcut or leave it as it is.

6. Tap on Add.

Add a website to the home screen on Android using Samsung Internet

7.Tap on Add one more time.

Add a website to the home screen on Android using Samsung Internet

The shortcut of the website is now added to the home screen of your Android phone or tablet.