Google Chrome is one of the best web browsers out there both for desktops and smartphones or tablet. Sometimes, Google Chrome for mobile might seem a bit hard to use, or it might take too long to do some things. But the app actually has a lot of tricks inbuilt in it, you just need to know how to tap into them. Keep reading to find out what the five best Google Chrome mobile tricks are.
- Add shortcuts to websites on your home screen
Is there a website you visit all the time? Well, you can add a shortcut of it to your home screen on your phone or tablet! Just tap the three dots on the top of the page and select ‘Add to homescreen’.
- Browse the web anonymously
You can navigate in incognito mode on your phone or tablet too. Simply select to open a new incognito tap, and browse away without a trace.
- Reduce data usage
Let’s face it, a Wi-Fi network is not always available, so if you want to stay connected, you need to use mobile data as well. If you want to reduce Chrome’s data usage, go to Menu > Settings ? Data Saver and enable the option.
- Read books and articles in Chrome easily
Online content, be it an article or a book, can get really hard on the eyes sometimes. But you can enable the reader mode on your Chrome app easily. Open your browser and type chrome://flags/#/reader-mode-heuristics into the URL box.
- Visit web pages offline
If you’re visiting an interesting webpage, but you can’t stay connected to the Internet, you can also read it when offline by downloading it onto your phone. Simply select ‘Download link’ and enjoy the page without an Internet connection.