What is Amazon Silk? - Amazon Silk

What is Amazon Silk?

Amazon Silk is a web browser available for customers to use on Fire Tablets, Fire TVs, and Echo Show devices. Silk is built on the Chromium Project, and is consistently updated to create a faster, secure and more responsive web browsing experience.

Amazon Silk works like any other web browser and allows you to easily add bookmarks, search the web, watch videos, browse your favorite websites and much more. Silk is the preferred web browser for Amazon devices such as the Fire Tablet, Fire TV and Echo Show.

Silk on Fire Tablet

You can use Amazon Silk to browse the web on your Fire Tablet or app-based Kindle devices. For example, use Silk to

  • Search the web for new reading material.

  • Keep up with the latest trends and news.

  • Shop on the web easily using your device.

Amazon Silk is pre-installed on your Fire Tablet. Open the App and start browsing. To learn more about Silk on Fire tablet, visit Fire Tablet Help.

Silk on Fire TV

Amazon Silk is the web browser for the big screen. Silk brings limitless content from the internet to your TV, for an immersive experience that’s easy to navigate. Go to your favorite websites to watch videos, view live events, browse pictures and shop. Easily control videos and music with Alexa or your Fire TV remote.

With Amazon Silk on your Fire TV, you can

  • Access limitless web content from your TV.

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  • Easily access your favourite websites through your bookmarks and trending videos.

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  • Browse websites in private browsing mode.

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Just Say “Alexa, open Amazon Silk” on your Fire TV to start browsing the web.

Silk on Echo Show

Amazon Silk can also be used to browse your favorite websites on the Echo Show. For example,

  • Browse the web for your favorite food recipes.

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  • Search the web for tips and tricks for your projects and hobbies.

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  • Bookmark your go-to websites and searches.

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Say “Alexa, open Silk” on your Echo Show to get started.