10 Best Chrome Features You Never Knew But Should Know
Google Chrome is an amazing browser which showed users that there is something better than Mozilla Firefox to change the way they browse. It’s fun, has plenty of hidden features and by knowing how to use them, you can finally boost your productivity besides being able to browse the web in an efficient manner.
1. Chrome Task Manager
This could probably be the least known feature of Google Chrome browser but the one that could change the way you browse. Head to tools and click on task manager to open the browser’s own manager which will let you get rid of unresponsive tabs. Shift + Esc is the shortcut key.
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2. Paste and Search
Many users have the habit of copying content from a different website pasting it on the address bar. But, instead of clicking on enter again, just right click on the address bar. It brings an option named paste and search, to let you go directly to the website.
3. Pin your Tab
It’s a convenient feature! If you have Youtube, Gmail or an important tab open, just right click on the tab and click on pin tab. It will ensure that you won’t accidentally close it, saving you lot of time and from frustration caused by wrong clicks.
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4. Check memory that tabs use
Just type about:memory in the address bar of the browser. It will open a separate interface that shows the amount of memory consumed by each site. If one is using too much and slowing down your PC, it could either be a badly designed site or Trojan. Just close it.
5. Get your Password
Most users find themselves in a situation where their brain goes to sleep and thinking of a new password becomes near impossible. Type about:flags and allow it to generate its own passwords for your logins. It helps you automatically paste in a password when creating any new account.
6. Stack your tabs
Type about:flags in the address bar and in the options, enable stacked tabs feature. When you open too many tabs and find yourself lost, this comes in handy as it stacks them one by one making it easier to identify them.
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7. Go Incognito
This feature should probably be child’s play for geeks who spend their life using computers. But, for everyone else incognito mode in Chrome lets you browse without leaving a trace and useful for private activities. Open your chrome and try it now by pressing Ctrl+Shift+N.
8. Address Bar Mathematics
Just type any calculation you need to be done on your address bar and it will do it for you. As simple as that!
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9. Drag Multiple Tabs
Hold Ctrl and click on as many tabs as you need so that you could move them all at once to a new browser, when you need to.
10. Convert Units
The address bar not only does calculations but you can also convert units. Just enter the information, be it converting lengths into centimeters, finding value of measurements or anything related to units and the bar will get it done for you in seconds.