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About this app

Yahoo's official Yahoo! Browser is a free browser app designed to make searching and news easier to use. In addition to web browsing, image search/camera search (image search, photo search, celebrity search using AI photo judgment, fashion product search, spot search, laundry mark (washing display) search, QR code/barcode search), In addition to various search methods such as voice search, you can also easily check ``trending words'' on Twitter and ``trending words'' in web searches with just one tap.

【I recommend this hotel】
・I want to browse the Internet comfortably
・Check out trending words while enjoying breaking sports news, watching baseball games, and breaking baseball news with Yahoo! Search
- Quickly check the latest news/weather forecast/rain cloud radar information with convenient widgets on the home screen
・Blocks dangerous/malicious/fake sites before they occur, provides anti-virus protection with security features
・Scan the QR code to quickly access the site
・I want to enjoy browser games stably in full screen.
- Save web pages and view information offline even overseas
・Conveniently use Yahoo official services all in one place
・Take a photo of the product you want, search for prices and details, and discover similar products
・You can know/search for information without looking at the screen. I want the text to be read aloud
・Quickly translate overseas sites with text translation
・Do you look like celebrity 〇〇?! Take a picture of your face in your free time and AI will judge the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd most similar celebrity. I want to share it on SNS and have fun
・I want to know the meaning of the washing mark (washing indication) on the washing tag of clothing, etc., and I want to easily know the correct washing method (can it be washed in a washing machine, how to dry it, etc.)

【Major features】

◆All useful functions are completely free
All available for free
Easily search for information you are interested in using text search, image search, camera search, and voice search.
Quickly find out the search keywords and trend KW!
Text-to-speech/text translation/screen memos/screenshots also help with search results.
There is also security virus protection, so you can feel safe and comfortable while blocking dangerous, malicious, and fake sites.

◆General widget
A widget that combines news, weather, email, search, and more! Easily check Yahoo! Internet news, weather information, etc. on your home screen
The news is important topics carefully selected by the Yahoo! JAPAN editorial department, so you can understand the trends you need just by looking at them.

Rich widgets
Customize the widget background color and news category/display service selection to your liking.
*If background app startup (widget update operation) is restricted by device settings or other apps, you may not be able to update widget data.

Anti-virus protection with a browser with security block function
Blocks access to dangerous/malicious/fake sites on the Internet from the browser app to prevent virus infection.
Protects your precious smartphone from a security perspective

◆Text selection reading
When browsing websites using the Internet, select text in your browser will be read aloud.
When the font is small/your eyes are tired/reading is tiring, you can grasp the page information empty-handed without looking at the screen.

◆Text translation
With the translation function of Yahoo! browser, you can quickly translate text by simply long-pressing it◎
The original text and the translated text are displayed side by side, and you can translate only the parts of the words/short sentences that you don't understand, making it perfect for language learning.

◆Tab list
In addition to the standard vertical tab list display, we also offer a horizontally scrolling mini-size version that is easy to use with one hand.
Stress-free because you can quickly close unnecessary tabs with a swipe!
We also offer a "tab pinning feature" which is rare in smartphone browser apps. You won't accidentally close important tabs.

◆QR code reading
When you want to read a QR code, start the camera from your browser and it will become a QR code reading app!
You can read QR codes to quickly access URLs or search for products using barcodes.
The URLs you read remain in your history, so you can easily access them later.

◆Full screen function
It is a browser app that allows you to view web pages on the full screen of your smartphone, so it does not disrupt the world view of manga, games, etc.

◆Full screen screenshot
You can now take a screenshot of the entire page even when it doesn't fit on one screen! Easy save/share◎

◆Useful and easy-to-understand search results
You can efficiently get the latest information and news you want to know when browsing the web from your browser!

◆Camera search (Image search/Photo search/Celebrity search by AI photo judgment/Fashion product search/Laundry mark search/Spot search/Barcode search)
Camera search uses photos taken with your smartphone, images on your device, and images on web pages.
When you search for the camera from the Yahoo! browser, information such as similar products/spot information/similar celebrities determined by AI/related images/related sites will be displayed.
You can also search for specific products using barcodes, such as fashion/interior/home appliances/food/daily necessities/books, etc.
When you want to search for an item you found on SNS or in a magazine, or when you want to find something but don't know the product name, you can search for the product by searching from an image.
In the spot search, you can also look up information on spots in Japan from images of buildings, facilities, tourist attractions, etc., which can be helpful when choosing a holiday or travel destination.
*Product/spot search is only available for some categories. Targets are gradually expanding

◆Search for similar celebrities
``You look like celebrity 〇〇!'' Have you ever gotten excited about such a topic? With Yahoo! Browser's camera search (celebrity search), you can search for similar celebrities just by taking a photo of their face.
You can also see how similar they are through AI judgment, so we recommend sharing them with your family and friends on SNS and enjoying them together.

◆Laundry mark search
By simply taking a photo of the laundry tag attached to a product such as clothing or daily necessities, AI will automatically determine the laundry mark (washing symbol), allowing you to easily check the appropriate washing and drying methods.
Information such as whether it can be machine washed, hand washed, or tumble dry is displayed in an easy-to-understand manner, and the meaning of each washing mark (washing, bleaching, drying, drying method, squeezing method, ironing, cleaning) is also easily understood. can.
When you are confused about how to wash fashionable clothes, when the seasons change or when you change clothes, please use it as a laundry support, laundry assistance, and laundry concierge function.

◆Screen memo
If you save the pages you are interested in, you can refer to them even when you are abroad or offline.
You can also copy the text from the saved page later, or open the link if you are connected to the network.

[Web browsing app that allows you to conveniently use Yahoo! JAPAN services]
Yahoo! JAPAN is full of useful services! Can be used comfortably depending on the situation
Recommended for those who feel unsatisfied with Android's standard web browser

A comfortable free browser app from Yahoo! JAPAN that can replace web browsing apps/browser apps provided by other companies, with full security measures, various search functions, and text-to-speech functions.

・Easy search function that anyone can use
・Easily check the information you want to check every day, such as mail/news/fortune telling/weather/disaster/traffic information, etc. with widgets
・Various lineup including sports navigation and finance
・If you have any questions, ask questions on Yahoo Chiebukuro
・Reliable support for domestic browsers
・Rely on outing assistance apps such as transfer information (route information) / MAP (map) / car navigation system
・At Yahoo Shopping/Yahoo! Auctions/PayPay Flea Market/LOHACO, find products you're interested in and buy them at a great price.
・Search for EC services such as Yahoo Shopping/Yahoo! Auctions/ZOZO has also been installed, allowing you to smoothly find what you want or want to find.
・Enjoy manga and other content using ebookjapan
・Use the widget design function to customize your home screen.

【Recommended environment】
Android OS 8.0 or higher
*The camera must be enabled to read the QR code. QR code is a registered trademark of Denso Wave Co., Ltd.
*If you allow "access to notifications" in the Android OS settings, other apps may read the information notified by this app. Please see below for details.

[App privileges (permissions)]
App permissions are used to display web pages that require location information, read QR codes using the camera, and use the microphone to search using voice.
Please use this application after confirming the terms of use (including software rules (guidelines)).
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Updated on
Nov 29, 2023

Data safety

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No data shared with third parties
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Data is encrypted in transit
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