Changelog and Downloads

Each version below has links to download the APK directly by clicking on either standard or free. The standard version is available on F-Droid, Google Play, XDA Labs, and Amazon. The free version has all the features of the standard version with the addition of a banner ad across the bottom of the screen. It is available on Google Play, XDA Labs, and Amazon. The APKs on this page and those distributed through Google Play and XDA Labs are signed by my certificate, which has an SHA-1 hash of E5BBB1D6DEEBD34E9A5A9F32568DED20C32600AF. The signature can be verified using an app like Stanley.


3.1 (version code 45) standardfree – minimum API 19, target API 28, released 27 May 2019


3.0.1 (version code 44) standardfree – minimum API 19, target API 28, released 2 May 2019


3.0 (version code 43) standardfree – minimum API 19, target API 28, released 26 April 2019

  • Add tabbed browsing.
  • Fix a bug that caused the bottom of the WebView to be cut off when scrolling the app bar was disabled.
  • Fix a bug that caused Privacy Browser to restart whenever a Bluetooth keyboard was connected/disconnected.
  • Updated German translation provided by Bernhard G. Keller.
  • Updated Italian translation provided by Francesco Buratti.
  • Updated Russian translation.
  • Updated Spanish translation provided by Jose A. León.
  • Partial Turkish translation.

2.17.1 (version code 42) standardfree – minimum API 19, target API 28, released 5 March 2019


2.17 (version code 41) standardfree – minimum API 19, target API 28, released 27 February 2019


2.16 (version code 40) standardfree – minimum API 19, target API 28, released 31 January 2019


2.15.1 (version code 39) standardfree – minimum API 19, target API 28, released 27 December 2018


2.15 (version code 38) standardfree – minimum API 19, target API 28, released 24 December 2018


2.14 (version code 37) standardfree – minimum API 19, target API 28, released 8 December 2018


2.13 (version code 36) standardfree – minimum API 19, target API 28, released 29 October 2018


2.12 (version code 35) standardfree – minimum API 19, target API 27, released 31 July 2018


2.11 (version code 34) standardfree – minimum API 19, target API 27, released 10 July 2018


2.10 (version code 33) standardfree – minimum API 19, target API 27, released 24 May 2018


2.9 (version code 32) standardfree – minimum API 19, target API 27, released 9 May 2018


2.8.1 (version code 31) standardfree – minimum API 19, target API 27, released 1 March 2018


2.8 (version code 30) standardfree – minimum API 19, target API 27, released 22 February 2018


2.7.2 (version code 29) standardfree – minimum API 19, target API 26, released 22 November 2017


2.7.1 (version code 28) standardfree – minimum API 19, target API 26, released 9 November 2017


2.7 (version code 27) standardfree – minimum API 19, target API 26, released 7 November 2017

  • Add a bookmarks drawer that is accessed by sliding from the right.
  • Prevent Night Mode from flashing a white background when loading new pages.
  • Update the user agents.
  • Bump target API to 26 (Android Oreo, 8.0.0).
  • Updated Italian translation provided by Francesco Buratti.
  • Updated Spanish translation provided by Jose A. León.

2.6 (version code 26) standardfree – minimum API 19, target API 25, released 18 September 2017


2.5 (version code 25) standardfree – minimum API 19, target API 25, released 26 August 2017


2.4 (version code 24) standardfree – minimum API 19, target API 25, released 23 June 2017


2.3 (version code 23) standardfree – minimum API 19, target API 25 – released 26 May 2017


2.2 (version code 22) standardfree – minimum API 19, target API 25 – released 27 April 2017


2.1 (version code 21) standardfree – minimum API 19, target API 25 – released 25 March 2017


2.0.1 (version code 20) standardfree – minimum API 19, target API 25 – released 21 March 2017


2.0 (version code 19) standardfree – minimum API 19, target API 25 – released 16 March 2017


1.15 (version code 18) standardfree – minimum API 19, target API 25 – released 11 February 2017


1.14.1 (version code 17) standardfree – minimum API 19, target API 25 – released 4 January 2017


1.14 (version code 16) standardfree – minimum API 19, target API 25 – released 26 December 2016


1.13 (version code 15) standardfree – minimum API 19, target API 24 – released 28 November 2016


1.12 (version code 14) standardfree – minimum API 19, target API 24 – released 9 November 2016


1.11 (version code 13) standardfree – minimum API 19, target API 24 – released 22 October 2016


1.10 (version code 12) standardfree – minimum API 19, target API 23 – released 15 September 2016


1.9.1 (version code 11) standardfree – minimum API 19, target API 23 – released 27 August 2016

  • Changed asset image links to relative paths so Privacy Browser will build on F-Droid.

1.9 (version code 10) standardfree – minimum API 19, target API 23 – released 26 August 2016


1.8 (version code 9) standardfree – minimum API 19, target API 23 – released 16 July 2016


1.7 (version code 8) standardfree – minimum API 19, target API 23 – released 16 June 2016


1.6 (version code 7) standardfree – minimum API 15, target API 23 – released 11 May 2016


1.5 (version code 6) standardfree – minimum API 15, target API 23 – released 5 May 2016

  • Add the option to disable swipe to refresh so that certain websites, like Google Maps, will function correctly.

1.4 (version code 5) standardfree – minimum API 15, target API 23 – released 28 April 2016


1.3 (version code 4) standardfree – minimum API 15, target API 23 – released 7 April 2016


1.2 (version code 3) standardfree – minimum API 15, target API 23 – released 23 March 2016


1.1 (version code 2) standardfree – minimum API 10, target API 23 – released 9 March 2016

  • Separate the standard and the free flavors so that Privacy Browser builds correctly on F-Droid.

1.0 (version code 1) standardfree – minimum API 10, target API 23 – released 24 February 2016

  • Toggle JavaScript, DOM storage, and cookies.
  • Set default enabled status for JavaScript, DOM storage, and cookies.
  • Clear DOM storage and cookies.
  • Add shortcuts to the home screen.
  • Utilize download manager.
  • Navigate forward and back.
  • Cut, copy, paste URLs.
  • Share URLs.
  • Set homepage.
  • Scroll URL bar.
  • Maintain WebView scroll location when rotating screen.
  • Swipe to refresh WebView.
  • Play full screen videos (requires JavaScript to be enabled).
  • Clear and Exit menu item.

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