Track changes, additions, improvements of features in Snap Search as and when it happens, logged with each release.
December 28th, 2021
Improved compatibility with Android 12
Major re-design in browser menu
Redesign of progress bar when loading web pages
Performance improvement in handling of new tabs requested by the webpage
December 17th, 2021
Ad block improvements
December 5th, 2021
Subtle UI Improvements
New search engine ‘Search Encrypt’ added on user request
November 19th, 2021
November 17th, 2021
🔥 Major change in UI: The search box is now at the bottom of the screen, for better accessibility.
October 22nd, 2021
Long press on back button to minimize browser instantly.
We’ve improved the ad blocker even more
October 5th, 2021
New Tor Mode: Connect to secure tor servers on the onion network
Faster loading: we’ve made solid changes to the core of the browser to load better, and load faster.
UI Improvements: small changes here and there which add up to big improvements.
September 20th, 2021
Everyone should enjoy our rich features. So, from this update onwards:
September 5th, 2021
Improved the quick scroll widget (turned on by default) to have top, bottom and hide options
Added support for Video downloading for Vimeo, TikTok, 9Anime, GogoAnime and Animefreak
Lots of UI changes
August 10th, 2021
July 13th, 2021
July 9th, 2021
June 19th, 2021
🚀 Ad blocking updated – We block much better, and way more!
Detailed trends added (can switch back to old style grid from settings)
Settings split into different screens based on category
Few UI tweaks and fixes
June 9th, 2021
UI clean up in home screen.
Removed light theme as an option.
May 23rd, 2021
We’ve made improvements and fixes so that your browsing experience is even better! We hope you like it! 🙂
May 1st, 2021
2 New privacy friendly search engines! 🕵🏻♂️
Improvements in Ad, Trackers and Analytics Blocking 📵
Small UI changes ✨
Lots of bug fixes and performance improvements 🐞
January 26th, 2021
Lots of improvements in UI
Much better UX when working with tabs
Dark/Light theme option for the app moved inside settings
Added Auto Dark mode – to automatically turn your websites into dark mode instead of manually doing it yourself.
Important Bug Fixes
January 10th, 2021
Small improvement in launch time
General Bug Fixes and Performance Improvements
January 6th, 2021Read Detailed Post
Custom Ad Blocker: Help clean the Internet – Mark custom ads and add them to the block list.
Video Downloader: Download videos from the most popular video websites and watch them offline anytime.
November 23rd, 2020Read Detailed Post
Redesigned Tabs Layout in a Grid View
General Improvements in UI: Stats section, Browser etc.
Improved description for Settings
Easier to Add a New Tab
Search suggestions also include bookmarks now.
Added support for GPC (Do Not Sell) headers as well now.
November 15th, 2020
November 12th, 2020
[New] Favourites section: Add websites to favourites for even quicker access right from the main screen.
[New] Stats View: Learn about the number of ads blocked and the time you’ve saved by using Snap Search daily.
November 2nd, 2020Read Detailed Post
New Engines Added: Qwant, Yippy, Peekier
New Engine Category: Privacy Friendly Engines
Easier to toggle proxy on/off while switching tabs
Better Scrolling & Browser Performance
Improvements in Browser UI
You can now rename saved Bookmarks
Ad Blocker Updated
October 4th, 2020Read Detailed Post
More Settings Options
Pattern Lock Protection
September 25th, 2020Read Detailed Post
Introducing: Translate Websites
Removed News Feed
Improved Onboarding for New Users
August 23rd, 2020Read Detailed Post
Introducing: Download Manager
Added App Shortcuts
Improvements in Floating Window
6 New Search Engines: Mojeek, Ecosia, Target, Etsy, Gamepedia, Flipkart
Improvements to the ad block logic to block harmful requests more efficiently
UI improvements throughout
August 7th, 2020Read Detailed Post
Customise Search Engine Picker: Hide/Show your favourite search engines only
Added 4 new websites: Runnaroo, Infinity Search, WebMD and Heathline.
Critical Bug Fixes
Improvements in UI and smoothness in general
July 27th, 2020
Much improved Ad Block
July 3rd, 2020Read Detailed Post
Lots of settings! Make the app your own.
New: Live Zoom Pages
New: Live Text Size Change
June 13th, 2020Read Detailed Post
New: Turn on Scroll to Top for all Websites
New: Take full page screenshots of websites
Improvements to the Browser UI
Improvements in Speed
June 3rd, 2020Read Detailed Post
New: You can edit web pages you visit!
New: Expand shortened URLs easily.
New: Auto close the irritating GDPR & Cookie consent popups
New: Disable AMP on Google Search results
New: Added a ‘Fastest’ server option for proxy mode.
Improved downloading capability of the browser.
Lots of new settings to modify the behaviour of the app
May 13th, 2020
Reader Mode: Major improvements, with much better performance
Menu Redesign: Menu has been redesigned with more options and controls!
New Search Engines: AOL, Product Hunt, Twitch, Fandom, Tech Crunch, Soundcloud, Buzzfeed and Archive.org
Improvements in browser layout and functions
April 30th, 2020
Dark Mode Everywhere: Dark mode for your favourite websites even if they do not support it.
Reader Mode: Declutter the unnecessary objects from your page and enjoy a good simple read of the content that matters.
Browser Upgrade: It looks better, it works better, and you have better control over it.
Bookmarks is now free and unlimited for everyone (should have been from before).
Ad Block Update: View list of ads/trackers blocked on the page.
April 14th, 2020
VPN Upgrade: Select your desired country of choice to proxy to.
9 New Websites: Quick Search through 9 new websites including Daily Motion, BliBli, TMall, Fox News, USA Today, NY Times and more.
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.
General Updates and Improvements
March 25th, 2020
New Feature: Save pages offline and open them without internet
Subtle UI changes
Improved performance overall – opens faster, loads faster and works faster
Reduced size of APK
March 2nd, 2020
Introducing a Night Mode (default) and a beautiful Light Mode
Improvements overall, now the app should work faster and better than ever before
February 11th, 2020
New Search Engines Added: Urban Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, ESPN
February 6th, 2020
Floating Browser: First time ever, you can now browse websites while using other apps with a floating window, and maintaining your privacy
Show/Hide Images: Prevent websites from loading images. Save data and load pages 80% faster now
UI Improvements: Improvements throughout to make it even easier for you
Bug fixes: A couple of them nasty bugs slipped through us the previous time. Have squashed them now.
January 3rd, 2020
Browser is now faster with more functions, and a new design.
New Websites: TripAdvisor and Yandex.
General Bug Fixes
December 10th, 2019
Bookmarks have been redesigned to look better, and perform better.
UI Improvements in more screens.
Behind the hood improvements to make Snap Search faster.
November 27th, 2019
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.
Based on user request, we added a new engine to our list of supported websites: Start Page.
We squished a sly bug that slid itself to production in the previous update.
November 23rd, 2019
Major improvements in the look and feel of the app.
7 New Search Engines: Walmart, Indeed, Bestbuy, Alibaba, XNXX, XHamster, Rotten Tomatoes
Reduced app size by more than 30%
November 7th, 2019
You now get one tap suggestions to search what’s on your clipboard.
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
Bookmark URL’s for quicker, complete anonymous browsing.
Browse popular news sources such as Google News, Yahoo News, Huffington Post, CNN and The Washington Post
Minor UI Improvements
September 25th, 2019
Improvements in the way you select your search engine
Ability to turn on/off inbuilt Tracking & Ad Blocker
Minor UI Improvements & Bug Fixes
September 16th, 2019
UI Improvements throughout
Support for more payment methods to go Premium
Improvement in browser features and performance
September 1st, 2019
Fixed bug preventing certain search engines from getting selected.
Browser rendering speeds increased greatly.
August 29th, 2019
New Instant Search Website Support: Vimeo and XVideos
Important Bugs Squashed
August 24th, 2019
Rebranding App Icon
Few bugs squashed & UI Improvements
August 21st, 2019
New Widget: Add your bookmarks as widgets and search in literally one tap from your home screen
Improved layout and sizing of existing search widget
Change the region for current trends. You can set it to your country and get more relevant trends.
UI Improvements & Bug Fixes
August 13th, 2019
New Feature: Get the latest news and read it incognito inside the app
New Website: Yahoo! Search Yahoo in just 1 tap
Improvements in how you search, more powerful now
UI Improvements throughout – this just looks and feels so much better.
Improvement to proxy service
July 31st, 2019
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.
Ad Block Stats: We now block a wider range of ads and trackers more aggressively. You can also see stats for it.
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
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.
Menu Redesign: The menu is now redesigned to something prettier.
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
Support for more websites added: IMDb, Reddit, Baidu, LinkedIn, eBay
Proxy service improvements. Connect faster now.
New feature: Full screen browsing added, get more space on the screen when you surf the web.
July 19th, 2019
Improvements after launch all around
Improved browser layout
A privacy button added on the main screen to promote and stress our purpose and commitment to users
July 18th, 2019
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