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Amazon Silk - Web Browser

by  Amazon.com

Price: Free Download
Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
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Compatible Controllers: Game Controllers, Fire TV Voice Remote
Languages Supported: Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish

This app needs permission to access:

  • Access coarse (e.g. Mobile-ID, Wi-Fi) location
  • Access information about networks
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Product features

  • Easily control web videos and music with Alexa or your Fire TV remote
  • Watch videos from any website on the best screen in your home
  • Bookmark sites and save passwords to quickly access your favorite content

Product description

Amazon’s web browser is on the big screen. Go to your favorite websites to watch videos, view live events, socialize, and shop. Easily control videos and music with Alexa or your Fire TV remote.

Silk presents the web in full screen for an immersive experience that’s comfortable from your couch. You can even have Silk remember passwords for your favorite sites for quick login later. The browser menu makes it simple to navigate back and forward, add bookmarks, and switch between desktop and mobile sites. Parents can manage the browsing experience with built-in parental controls.

Technical details

Size: 53.1MB
Version: 81.1.248.4044.117.30
Developed By: Amazon.com ( Privacy Policy )
Application Permissions: ( Help me understand what permissions mean )
  • Access coarse (e.g. Mobile-ID, Wi-Fi) location
  • Access information about networks
  • Access fine (e.g. GPS) location
  • Access information about Wi-Fi networks
  • Act as an AccountAuthenticator for the AccountManager
  • Required to be able to access the camera device
  • DOWNLOAD_WITHOUT_NOTIFICATION
  • Access the list of accounts in the Accounts Service
  • Open network sockets
  • Manage the list of accounts in the AccountManager
  • Modify global audio settings
  • Read from external storage
  • Read the sync settings
  • Request authtokens from the AccountManager
  • VIBRATE
  • PowerManager WakeLocks to keep the processor from sleeping or the screen from dimming
  • Write to external storage
  • WRITE_SYNC_SETTINGS
  • Allows an application to read (but not write) the user's browsing history and bookmarks
  • Allows an application to write (but not read) the user's browsing history and bookmarks
Minimum Operating System: Android 5.1
Approximate Download Time: More than 5 minutes

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4.0 out of 5 stars Browser with potential
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 21 December 2017
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Mr P Walters
2.0 out of 5 stars Its OK in moderation
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 23 June 2018
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1.0 out of 5 stars Please fix YouTube streaming issues
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 10 February 2018
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David Alan Samuels
5.0 out of 5 stars As I watch You Tube videos more than TV programs I am very happy with the Silk Browser
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 30 April 2018
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p p karpicki
1.0 out of 5 stars ... is no longer supported but Silk browser is completely useless as videos don't play smoothly and seems to buffer ...
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 12 January 2018
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S Buchanan
5.0 out of 5 stars This app is brilliant! It allows you to search for anything you ...
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 7 January 2018
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Mr R R Gee
5.0 out of 5 stars An easy to use machine
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 7 July 2019
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darren waters
2.0 out of 5 stars meah
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 30 December 2017
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Adam29
5.0 out of 5 stars Well done amazon!
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Bubbles
3.0 out of 5 stars !!!!! NEEDS HOME SCREEN BUTTON !!!!!!
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 25 December 2017
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Mr. R. J. Barclay
2.0 out of 5 stars This immediately goes to a mobile version of the website ...
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 18 January 2018
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5.0 out of 5 stars Good start!
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 4 January 2018
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5.0 out of 5 stars Amazon Silk - Web Browser
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 2 January 2020
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Suzi
1.0 out of 5 stars Hopeless- got rid of this after 2 minutes
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 22 September 2019
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Stuart
5.0 out of 5 stars Perfect
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 24 September 2018
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