App Change Log

Track changes, additions, improvements of features in Snap Search as and when it happens, logged with each release.


February 12th, 2023

  1. Decreased download size by 30%

  2. Removed Tor mode, will bring it back when it’s more reliable

  3. Improved vpn mode


January 18th, 2023

  1. Bug fixes and performance improvements


January 2nd, 2023

  1. Bug fixes and performance improvements


November 23rd, 2022

  1. Bug fixes and performance improvements


September 30th, 2022

  1. Added more URL sanitisation options (remove tracking parts of the link)

  2. Re-run super media digger once its complete

  3. Improve download capability


August 11th, 2022

  1. Major improvements in proxy mode selection

  2. Bug fixes and performance improvements


August 5th, 2022

  1. Major improvements in proxy mode selection


June 29th, 2022

  1. Bug fixes and performance improvements


June 16th, 2022

  1. Major improvements to the way downloads are managed

  2. Aesthetic improvements

  3. Bug fixes and performance improvements


April 25th, 2022

  1. [NEW] Data Saver Mode & Super Data Saver Mode

  2. [NEW] Ability to disable swipe to refresh in the browser

  3. [NEW] Ability to take a screenshot of custom area of the webpage

  4. Updated user agents list


April 22nd, 2022

  1. [NEW] Data Saver Mode & Super Data Saver Mode

  2. [NEW] Ability to disable swipe to refresh in the browser

  3. [NEW] Ability to take a screenshot of custom area of the webpage

  4. Updated user agents list


March 30th, 2022

  1. Improvements in browser menu with new items

  2. Easy to dismiss browser menu by tapping anywhere outside!


March 17th, 2022

  1. Ability to rename files before download

  2. Improved URL navigation bar experience in the browser


February 18th, 2022

  1. Added autocomplete support for URL bar in-browser as well

  2. Small performance improvements


February 8th, 2022

  1. Improvements in Speed

  2. Small redesign of elements

  3. Bug fixes


January 24th, 2022

  1. Improved VPN stability and performance

  2. Added Speed Dial to home screen

  3. Add to Speed Dial now in browser menu

  4. Changed browser menu items a bit

  5. Add to Bookmarks now in browser menu

  6. New settings customisation options

  7. UI Improvements and enhancements


January 11th, 2022

  1. Super Media Digger has some changes for better usability.

  2. Title Bar Removed to make more room for the browser and webpage, which also means a few UI adjustments in the browser, and the rest of the app

  3. New settings option to hide the URL when the browser is minimised

  4. Translate bug fixes and performance improvements, should be faster and more accurate now!


January 7th, 2022

  1. Bug Fixes


January 6th, 2022

  1. New feature: Super Media Digger

  2. UI Improvements

  3. Bug Fixes


December 28th, 2021

  1. Improved compatibility with Android 12

  2. Major re-design in browser menu

  3. Redesign of progress bar when loading web pages

  4. Performance improvement in handling of new tabs requested by the webpage


December 17th, 2021

  1. Ad block improvements

  2. Bug Fixes


December 5th, 2021

  1. Subtle UI Improvements

  2. New search engine ‘Search Encrypt’ added on user request


November 19th, 2021

  1. Bug fix


November 17th, 2021

  1. ???? Major change in UI: The search box is now at the bottom of the screen, for better accessibility.


October 22nd, 2021

  1. Long press on back button to minimize browser instantly.

  2. We’ve improved the ad blocker even more


October 5th, 2021

  1. New Tor Mode: Connect to secure tor servers on the onion network

  2. Faster loading: we’ve made solid changes to the core of the browser to load better, and load faster.

  3. UI Improvements: small changes here and there which add up to big improvements.


September 20th, 2021

  1. Everyone should enjoy our rich features. So, from this update onwards:

    • Video downloader is now free
    • Saving web pages offline is now free
    • Custom Ad blocker is now free
    • Editing web pages is now free

September 5th, 2021

  1. Improved the quick scroll widget (turned on by default) to have top, bottom and hide options

  2. Added support for Video downloading for Vimeo, TikTok, 9Anime, GogoAnime and Animefreak

  3. Lots of UI changes


August 10th, 2021

  1. Bug fixes


July 13th, 2021

  1. Bug fixes


July 9th, 2021

  1. Improved the quick scroll widget (turned on by default) to have top, bottom and hide options

  2. Added support for Video downloading for Vimeo, TikTok, 9Anime, GogoAnime and Animefreak

  3. Lots of UI changes


June 19th, 2021

  1. ???? Ad blocking updated – We block much better, and way more!

  2. Detailed trends added (can switch back to old style grid from settings)

  3. Settings split into different screens based on category

  4. Few UI tweaks and fixes


June 9th, 2021

  1. UI clean up in home screen.

  2. Removed light theme as an option.


May 23rd, 2021

  1. We’ve made improvements and fixes so that your browsing experience is even better! We hope you like it! ????


May 1st, 2021

  1. 2 New privacy friendly search engines! ????????‍♂️

  2. Improvements in Ad, Trackers and Analytics Blocking ????

  3. Small UI changes ✨

  4. Lots of bug fixes and performance improvements ????


January 26th, 2021

  1. Lots of improvements in UI

  2. Much better UX when working with tabs

  3. Dark/Light theme option for the app moved inside settings

  4. Added Auto Dark mode – to automatically turn your websites into dark mode instead of manually doing it yourself.

  5. Important Bug Fixes


January 10th, 2021

  1. Important Bug Fixes


January 10th, 2021

  1. Small improvement in launch time

  2. General Bug Fixes and Performance Improvements


January 6th, 2021
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  1. Custom Ad Blocker: Help clean the Internet – Mark custom ads and add them to the block list.

  2. Video Downloader: Download videos from the most popular video websites and watch them offline anytime.

  3. General Bug Fixes and Performance Improvements


November 23rd, 2020
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  1. Redesigned Tabs Layout in a Grid View

  2. General Improvements in UI: Stats section, Browser etc.

  3. Improved description for Settings

  4. Easier to Add a New Tab

  5. Search suggestions also include bookmarks now.

  6. Added support for GPC (Do Not Sell) headers as well now.


November 15th, 2020

  1. Bug Fixes


November 12th, 2020

  1. [New] Favourites section: Add websites to favourites for even quicker access right from the main screen.

  2. [New] Stats View: Learn about the number of ads blocked and the time you’ve saved by using Snap Search daily.

  3. Bug Fixes


November 2nd, 2020
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  1. New Engines Added: Qwant, Yippy, Peekier

  2. New Engine Category: Privacy Friendly Engines

  3. Easier to toggle proxy on/off while switching tabs

  4. Better Scrolling & Browser Performance

  5. Improvements in Browser UI

  6. You can now rename saved Bookmarks

  7. Ad Blocker Updated

  8. Bug Fixes


October 4th, 2020
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  1. Introducing: TABS!

  2. More Settings Options

  3. Pattern Lock Protection


September 25th, 2020
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  1. Introducing: Translate Websites

  2. More Settings Options

  3. Removed News Feed

  4. Improved Onboarding for New Users


August 23rd, 2020
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  1. Introducing: Download Manager

  2. Added App Shortcuts

  3. Improvements in Floating Window

  4. 6 New Search Engines: Mojeek, Ecosia, Target, Etsy, Gamepedia, Flipkart

  5. Improvements to the ad block logic to block harmful requests more efficiently

  6. UI improvements throughout


August 7th, 2020
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  1. Customise Search Engine Picker: Hide/Show your favourite search engines only

  2. Added 4 new websites: Runnaroo, Infinity Search, WebMD and Heathline.

  3. Critical Bug Fixes

  4. Improvements in UI and smoothness in general


July 27th, 2020

  1. Browser Improvements

  2. Much improved Ad Block

  3. UI Adjustments


July 3rd, 2020
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  1. Browser Improvements

  2. Lots of settings! Make the app your own.

  3. UI Adjustments

  4. New: Live Zoom Pages

  5. New: Live Text Size Change


June 13th, 2020
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  1. New: Turn on Scroll to Top for all Websites

  2. New: Take full page screenshots of websites

  3. Improvements to the Browser UI

  4. Improvements in Speed


June 3rd, 2020
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  1. New: You can edit web pages you visit!

  2. New: Expand shortened URLs easily.

  3. New: Auto close the irritating GDPR & Cookie consent popups

  4. New: Disable AMP on Google Search results

  5. New: Added a ‘Fastest’ server option for proxy mode.

  6. Improved downloading capability of the browser.

  7. Lots of new settings to modify the behaviour of the app


May 13th, 2020

  1. Reader Mode: Major improvements, with much better performance

  2. Menu Redesign: Menu has been redesigned with more options and controls!

  3. New Search Engines: AOL, Product Hunt, Twitch, Fandom, Tech Crunch, Soundcloud, Buzzfeed and

  4. Improvements in browser layout and functions 


April 30th, 2020

  1. Dark Mode Everywhere: Dark mode for your favourite websites even if they do not support it.

  2. Reader Mode: Declutter the unnecessary objects from your page and enjoy a good simple read of the content that matters.

  3. Browser Upgrade: It looks better, it works better, and you have better control over it.

  4. Bookmarks is now free and unlimited for everyone (should have been from before).

  5. Ad Block Update: View list of ads/trackers blocked on the page.


April 14th, 2020

  1. VPN Upgrade: Select your desired country of choice to proxy to.

  2. 9 New Websites: Quick Search through 9 new websites including Daily Motion, BliBli, TMall, Fox News, USA Today, NY Times and more.

  3. Ad Blocker Upgrade: We now block more ads & trackers more aggressively and have also added the option of whitelisting individual websites you don’t want ad blocker to run on.

  4. General Updates and Improvements


March 25th, 2020

  1. New Feature: Save pages offline and open them without internet

  2. Subtle UI changes

  3. Improved performance overall – opens faster, loads faster and works faster

  4. Reduced size of APK

  5. Crushed bugs


March 2nd, 2020

  1. Introducing a Night Mode (default) and a beautiful Light Mode

  2. Improvements overall, now the app should work faster and better than ever before


February 11th, 2020

  1. New Search Engines Added: Urban Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, ESPN

  2. Important Bug Fixes

  3. General Improvements


February 6th, 2020

  1. Floating Browser: First time ever, you can now browse websites while using other apps with a floating window, and maintaining your privacy

  2. Show/Hide Images: Prevent websites from loading images. Save data and load pages 80% faster now

  3. UI Improvements: Improvements throughout to make it even easier for you

  4. Bug fixes: A couple of them nasty bugs slipped through us the previous time. Have squashed them now.


January 3rd, 2020

  1. Browser is now faster with more functions, and a new design.

  2. New Websites: TripAdvisor and Yandex.

  3. General Bug Fixes


December 10th, 2019

  1. Bookmarks have been redesigned to look better, and perform better.

  2. UI Improvements in more screens.

  3. Behind the hood improvements to make Snap Search faster.


November 27th, 2019

  1. Now displaying names for all search engines in the engine picker. We understand not everyone is familiar with all the logos, so this one is for them.

  2. Based on user request, we added a new engine to our list of supported websites: Start Page.

  3. We squished a sly bug that slid itself to production in the previous update.


November 23rd, 2019

  1. Major improvements in the look and feel of the app.

  2. 7 New Search Engines: Walmart, Indeed, Bestbuy, Alibaba, XNXX, XHamster, Rotten Tomatoes

  3. Reduced app size by more than 30%


November 7th, 2019

  1. You now get one tap suggestions to search what’s on your clipboard.

  2. Suggestions to change search engine if available. Example: “funny cat videos youtube” would suggest to just change the engine to YouTube and search “funny cat videos” there


October 27th, 2019

  1. Bookmark URL’s for quicker, complete anonymous browsing.

  2. Browse popular news sources such as Google News, Yahoo News, Huffington Post, CNN and The Washington Post

  3. Minor UI Improvements


September 25th, 2019

  1. Improvements in the way you select your search engine

  2. Ability to turn on/off inbuilt Tracking & Ad Blocker

  3. Minor UI Improvements & Bug Fixes


September 16th, 2019

  1. UI Improvements throughout

  2. Support for more payment methods to go Premium

  3. Improvement in browser features and performance


September 1st, 2019

  1. Fixed bug preventing certain search engines from getting selected.

  2. Browser rendering speeds increased greatly.


August 29th, 2019

  1. New Instant Search Website Support: Vimeo and XVideos

  2. Important Bugs Squashed


August 24th, 2019

  1. Rebranding App Icon

  2. Few bugs squashed & UI Improvements


August 21st, 2019

  1. New Widget: Add your bookmarks as widgets and search in literally one tap from your home screen

  2. Improved layout and sizing of existing search widget

  3. Change the region for current trends. You can set it to your country and get more relevant trends.

  4. UI Improvements & Bug Fixes


August 13th, 2019

  1. New Feature: Get the latest news and read it incognito inside the app

  2. New Website: Yahoo! Search Yahoo in just 1 tap

  3. Improvements in how you search, more powerful now

  4. UI Improvements throughout – this just looks and feels so much better.

  5. Improvement to proxy service


July 31st, 2019

  1. Search Predictions: Get predictions as you type just like you’re used to everywhere. All suggestions are bias-free and not influenced by what you searched before.

  2. Ad Block Stats: We now block a wider range of ads and trackers more aggressively. You can also see stats for it.

  3. Refresh a Page: Was missing but now you can pull down on the browser to initiate a refresh of the page you’re on.


July 27th, 2019

  1. Bookmarks: Search something frequently? Add them as bookmarks and skip typing each time. You can find the ‘Add bookmark’ button in the browser, and the ‘View bookmarks’ button on top next to the menu.

  2. Menu Redesign: The menu is now redesigned to something prettier.

  3. Change Browser Engine: Want to search the web pretending you’re on the desktop? Or on an iPhone or macOS? Tap on ‘Settings’ in the Menu.


July 22nd, 2019

  1. Support for more websites added: IMDb, Reddit, Baidu, LinkedIn, eBay

  2. Proxy service improvements. Connect faster now.

  3. New feature: Full screen browsing added, get more space on the screen when you surf the web.


July 19th, 2019

  1. Improvements after launch all around

  2. Improved browser layout

  3. A privacy button added on the main screen to promote and stress our purpose and commitment to users


July 18th, 2019

  1. Snap Search: A quick, secure and easy search solution.