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How to Hide Chrome Suggested Articles on iPad, iPhone, Android

Sep 14, 2019 - 4 Comments
How to remove Chrome Suggested Articles For You in iOS or Android

Chrome for iOS and Android defaults to showing an “Articles For You” suggested article section when opening a new Chrome tab or window with Google search. If you don’t want to see the Chrome suggested articles on iPad, iPhone, or Android, you can disable the Articles For You feature.

How to Reset Chrome Browser to Default Settings on Mac, Windows, Linux

Jun 2, 2019 - 3 Comments
Chrome

Need to reset the Chrome browser to default settings? If Chrome is acting up and you want to troubleshoot the browser, or you just want to start fresh, you can easily reset Chrome settings to the original defaults. The process of resetting Chrome web browser is the same on Mac, Windows, and Linux.

How to Reverse Image Search with Google Chrome the Easy Way

May 5, 2019 - 14 Comments
How to reverse image search Google the easy way with Chrome

Reverse Image Search allows you to search the web for matches based upon a picture or photo. For example if you have a specific picture of a thing or person, you can use Reverse Image Search to search the web for other instances of that exact picture, or pictures like it. Reverse image search has … Read More

22 Chrome for iPad Keyboard Shortcuts

Apr 16, 2019 - 3 Comments
iPad with Chrome and external keyboard

If you’re an iPad owner who uses Google Chrome web browser with an external keyboard connected to the iPad (Bluetooth or otherwise), you might appreciate learning a variety of handy keyboard shortcuts to help using Chrome and navigating within the app for iPad. This collection of keyboard shortcuts for Chrome on iPad works with basically … Read More

What’s the Mac Equivalent to F5 Refresh Key from Windows?

Apr 14, 2019 - 15 Comments
The Mac F5 refresh equivalent from Windows is the Command R keyboard shortcut

Mac users who have switched from the Windows platform may be accustomed to hitting the F5 function key to refresh a web browser, web site, or webpage. The F5 key is used as refresh or reload in most Windows web browsers, so when Windows users switch to Mac they might be wondering what the equivalent … Read More

How to Disable Chrome Automatic Sign-In to Google Services

Jan 13, 2019 - 4 Comments
Google Chrome

The latest versions of Google Chrome have a feature called Chrome sign-in that causes the Chrome web browser to login to itself when you login to another Google web service like Gmail or YouTube. In practice this means you’ll have your Google profile picture tucked into the upper right corner of every Chrome window which … Read More

How to Force Reload Webpage Without Cache in Google Chrome for Mac

Nov 10, 2018 - 4 Comments
Google Chrome

Need to force refresh a webpage without loading it from cache in Google Chrome? We’ll show you how a few ways to reload a webpage without cache in Chrome for Mac and Windows. For some quick background, web browsers will cache websites you visit in order to speed up return visits. This is a good … Read More

How to Show Full URL & Subdomains in Google Chrome 69+

Sep 11, 2018 - 11 Comments
Chrome

The latest versions of Google Chrome web browser default to not showing the full URL of a website, stripping away any subdomains, including the “www” subdomain prefix, and URL schemes, which are labeled as ‘trivial’ by Chrome. This is controversial given that many websites use subdomains and “www” to host completely different websites, but nonetheless … Read More

How to Disable Google Chrome UI Theme Redesign and Return to Classic UI

Sep 10, 2018 - 42 Comments
How to disable new Chrome theme UI

If you have updated Google Chrome web browser recently you likely noticed there is a new themed visual overhaul called Material Design that comes along for the ride. The new themed Chrome appears to come as the default in Chrome version 69 or later. While some users may be pleased with the new theme look … Read More

How to Delete Specific Chrome Autofill Suggestions

Jul 20, 2018 - 23 Comments
Chrome

If use the Chrome web browser, it’s fairly likely you will find Chrome autofill suggestions recommending things for various forms and text entry points. Sometimes those autofill suggestions can be accurate, but sometimes they can be bizarrely irrelevant, unhelpful, or outdated. Most often these irrelevant Chrome suggestions show up from autofill in search boxes or … Read More

How to Mute an Entire Web Site in Chrome

Feb 17, 2018 - 4 Comments
How to mute a website completely in Chrome

The Chrome web browser now allows you to mute any website completely. This is great if you often visit a website that frequently has auto-playing videos or auto-play audio that you’re constantly having to mute, or find and pause – a fairly common situation with many news and sports websites – since you can mute … Read More

How to Disable Website “Show Notification” Requests in Chrome

Jan 16, 2018 - 5 Comments
How to Block Show Notification Requests in Chrome

Do you enjoy being pestered with annoying “Show Notification” requests from the many websites you visit from Chrome? Maybe you do, or maybe you don’t. You’re likely familiar with the Chrome message that pops up intrusively on so may web pages, reading like “someURL .com wants to Show Notifications – Block / Allow”. Since these … Read More

How to Enable Strict Site Isolation in Chrome

Jan 6, 2018 - 9 Comments
Google Chrome

One way to increase security in the Google Chrome web browser is to enable strict site isolation, which causes each page renderer process to contain pages from only a single site at a time, effectively placing them in a per-site sandbox. Theoretically this could help to mitigate against certain security risks, like those posed by … Read More

How to Stop Autoplay Video in Chrome

Nov 20, 2017 - 56 Comments
Stop Autoplay in Chrome

Have you ever wondered how to stop autoplay video in Chrome? You’re not alone, since most users consider autoplaying video and autoplaying audio on the web to be annoying. The good news is that with a little secret settings adjustment you can easily disable autoplay video and autoplay audio on Chrome for Mac, Windows, Linux, … Read More

How to Update Adobe Flash in Chrome Browser

Jul 11, 2017 - 7 Comments
Manually update Flash Player in Google Chrome

The Chrome web browser is perhaps best suited for running Adobe Flash because Chrome sandboxes the Flash player plugin, making it a bit more secure. While Google Chrome should automatically update the Adobe Flash plugin itself when the browser app is relaunched, sometimes Adobe Flash Player may become out of date anyway and require the … Read More

How to Use YouTube Parental Controls with Restricted Mode

May 3, 2017 - 5 Comments
Strict filtering for YouTube on iPhone and iPad

YouTube has countless hours of entertainment, videos, and TV shows to keep you and your kids entertained, but there is some content on YouTube you might not want your kids or even yourself to see. YouTube offers what is basically a parental control feature called Restricted Mode, which effectively avoids most inappropriate and offensive video … Read More

How to Speed Up or Slow Down YouTube Videos

Apr 14, 2017 - 9 Comments
Adjust YouTube playback speed of videos

You can easily speed up YouTube videos or slow down video playback, all by adjusting some simple but largely hidden and little known settings on the YouTube web site. This is a helpful trick for many reasons, for example if you’re watching something boring that you want to accelerate, if you want to speed up … Read More

How to Scan QR Codes on iPhone with Chrome

Mar 11, 2017 - 2 Comments
Chrome scan QR Code

QR Codes are the weird looking pixelated squares you sometimes see printed on signs or elsewhere, and while it’s a stretch to say they are widely used (or understood) they are ubiquitous in some areas. While the iPhone does not bundle a method of scanning QR codes by default, if you’re a Google Chrome user … Read More

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