Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Altroo is a web browser. You can use it to visit websites, use web applications, online search engines, online video and audio streaming platforms - everything you would expect from a modern browser. The key difference between Altroo and other browsers is that Altroo also supports your chosen cause.
  2. When you browse the Internet (visit websites or other web applications), use our search and view our ads, our partners share their earnings with us. Our goal is to donate at least 80% of that money to your chosen organization, goal or cause. We use the rest to cover our operational costs of developing and maintaining Altroo.
  3. You can choose any cause from our list. If the cause you want to support is not on our list - you can suggest it to us via the “Propose a new organization or goal” link in Altroo.
  4. Yes. All organizations you find on our list are verified. We also work with crowdfunding platforms, where we leave the verification of individual goals up to those platforms.
  5. No, you do not have to donate money. We donate the money we receive from our partners for your online activity.
  6. Yes, Altroo is and always will be completely free. Some of our partners may offer you additional paid functionalities or services. However, none of those paid additional services are required to use Altroo.
  7. It's really easy. All you will need to do is download the installer, launch it and follow the instructions on the screen. Once it's installed, you can start using Altroo just like any other browser.

    1. Click the Download button.
    2. After the Altroo installer finishes downloading, open it and follow the instructions on the screen.
    3. Wait for the installation to finish. After it ends, Altroo will open automatically.
    4. When you open Altroo for the first time, it will take you through a few basic setup steps, including deciding if you want to make Altroo your default browser, whether you want to pin it to your taskbar, if you want to import your bookmarks from the browser(s) you were using before Altroo or whether you feel comfortable with sharing your browsing history in exchange for raising funds for your chosen goal and choosing the goal you want to support. You can always change your chosen goal and your decision about sharing data and raising money by clicking the Altroo icon on the right side of the address bar.
    5. That's it! You can start browsing and raising funds for your chosen goal!
  8. To uninstall Altroo Browser go to the Start Menu, then select Settings > Apps > Apps & features. Find Altroo in the App list, then click uninstall.

    The shorter way is to go to the Start Menu and type in the search box phrase: Apps & Features. Find Altroo in the App list, then click uninstall.

  9. Yes. We are taking data security very seriously. We use SSL encryption for all communication. We also encrypt any personal data you give consent for us to store.

    Please note that we do not require you to register an account or share any data to use Altroo.

    You can also choose what information you feel comfortable sharing with us. Of course, the more you decide to share, the more funds we'll be able to raise.

    You can read more on our Privacy Policy page.

  10. Yes. Although, keep in mind that you only raise funds when you use Altroo.
  11. Yes, Altroo is based on Google's Chromium engine ( and has all the features it offers. As of May 2021, over 70% of all Internet users used Chromium-based browser. There are small differences (like between any 2 browsers), but none that would meaningfully affect your internet browsing. If, however, you find that Altroo is missing a feature that you really like or something is not working properly for you, we'll be happy to read your suggestions - you can leave us your feedback using this online form or email us directly at
  12. You can do that in one of 2 ways: