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10 tips and tricks for Chrome on Android

10 tips and tricks for Chrome on Android

COPY THE CURRENT URL FASTER

We all need to copy some urls at some point of our search we need to copy and paste the url,  the method we use is to tap on the address bad and then click on select all in the text menu. And then press copy. And truth is that method is not that fast. And another truth is we have a faster method.

At first you have to press the share button in the main overflow menu and then select copy to clipboard or maybe you just instead of typing on address bar you should press and hold it for some time. And it will select the whole url. Now all you have to do is click on copy.

RECEIVE FACEBOOK AND TWITTER NOTIFICATIONS IN CHROME

Installing some apps on your phone is something that will take some space in your phone. So often what we do is we browse this websites in our browser.this is great , but the thing is we need to get notifications from facebook and twitter also. But for this you don’t have to worry.

For facebook first login to your account and then tap on the menu icon of facebook (not chrome) and head to account setting here tap on notification and then press the turn on button.

SWITCH TABS WITH A SWIPE

The way we all follow to switch between tabs in chrome is tapping on tab button and then selecting the tap you want to be on. But let me tell you there is another way to do so you may try this. You can swipe left and right on the address bar or swipe down to see a list of open tabs.

TURN ON THE MODERN UI

Google is always testing with the gui for the chrome, the feature google testing now is modern design ui, which make the app white and with round button. You can enable this ui and you will love it for sure.




Do do so   Just paste chrome://flags/#enable-chrome-modern-design into Chrome, and then choose ‘Enabled’ in the dropdown menu, and just restart the app. And if you didn’t like the ui then you can always revert it.

DOWNLOAD PAGES ONCE YOU’RE ONLINE

Sometime you need to access a webpage and you have a bad internet connection so just don’t need to panic. Now chrome have a solution for this. So if you are trying to load a page offline then you just have to tap on the download page letter. So whenever you come online again it will download the page offline and will notify you.

If you try to load a page while offline, you can tap the ‘Download page later’ button. As soon as you have an internet connection, Chrome will download the page and give you a notification.

SEE MORE TABS AT A GLANCE

The way chrome shows its opened tabs. It’s awesome but its not that good when it comes to managing huge amount of tabs. So if you want to check more pages at once then chrome has a feature for you just head to chrome://flags/#enable-accessibility-tab-switcher into Chrome, select ‘Enabled’ in the drop-down menu, and restart the app.




TAP A WORD TO SEARCH FOR IT

It is a very simple feature but not everyone is aware of this. So whenever you tap on a word. It will display an new pop up that will show you the info about about the word you taped.

ADD A HOME BUTTON

Some device have a home button in chrome and some have not, this is because some phone makers have a chrome customization apk in their system so they modify some features in chrome. Like setting default value for setting home button and bookmarks.

So if you don’t have any home button in chrome just paste chrome://flags/#force-enable-home-page-button into Chrome, select ‘Enabled’ in the dropdown menu, and restart the app twice. Now you have a home button!

chrome://flags/#force-enable-home-page-button into Chrome, select ‘Enabled’ in the dropdown menu, and restart the app twice. Now you have a home button!

SAVE PAGES AS PDF FILES

Many times we have to share full webpage with someone and may be we just have to save it.so the best way to do it is save as pdf. Let me tell you how to do it. To do it just head to menu and then tap on print button, here you have to change the printer to save as pd. Now after doing this just tap on download file and you have done.

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