10 Useful Google Chrome Tips and Tricks 2015

5 Aug 2015    12:40 pm

10 Useful Google Chrome Tips and Tricks 2015

1. Save Web Pages as PDF

You don’t have to use PDF converter Extension on Chrome. Google Chrome has its own PDF converter. Open any website and press Ctrl+ P on your keyboard (Cmd+P on Mac) a window will pop up click Change under Destination, select save as PDF and save.

2. Custom Keyboard Shortcuts

Google Chrome has variety of keyboard shortcuts and you can assign your own shortcuts for opening extensions and Apps. To assign custom shortcuts type chrome://extensions in the Google Chrome Address bar then click Enter this will open the extension page. Scroll to the bottom of the page and you will find Keyboard Shortcuts


3. Install unapproved Chrome Apps and Extensions:

Google Chrome won’t allow you to install Extension that not listed in the Chrome webstore .to install unapproved extensions go to the Extension page and turn on Developer mode now drag and drop the extension into the chrome extension page.

4. Speed up Slow Google chrome 

After several hours of continues chrome usage .Google chrome may run slow, there is two ways to fix this problem you can close your browser and restart it. Sometimes it won’t work, so Go to Tools > Task Manager. Chrome task manager will open sort the list by memory and choose the websites and extension that uses more memory and press end process

5. Change your Current location 

Some websites such as Google maps ask the browser for your location. you can change your location to anywhere around the world. Open Tools > Developer tools and choose console > emulation and enter anyplace value of latitude and longitude.

6. View all your Saved Passwords

If you want to view your saved Passwords, Open any websites login Page, Open the developer tools by pressing ctrl+Shift+I and select the password field on the page and change the input type from password to text. If you find this difficult just open “chrome://settings/passwords” and you will find all of your saved passwords .

7. Compose Emails from Chrome Address bar

If you want to compose a new email, you don’t have to open the Gmail and compose mail. Just go to your Chrome browser address bar and type the command “mailto:leopixel@gmail.com” this will open the Gmail compose window on your current Page .

8. Use Google Chrome as Video player

You can use your google Chrome as a Media Player .from your hard drive Drag video files, audio files, text files and even PDF files to the chrome and view them without any additional application.

9. Add more Bookmarks to bookmark bar

If you wanted to add more bookmarks to the chrome bookmark bar ,just right click on any of your bookmark and select edit and remove the name of your bookmark and save it ,now chrome will show your bookmarked sites favicon, now you can add many bookmarks on the bookmark bar.

10. View websites while Offline 

If a website you are trying to access is offline you can view the websites cached version from your previous use .to access a cached version of any web page. Click on the address bar and type cache before the URL and press Enter. You will see the web page’s cached version if there is one.