Before some days I wrote about best browsers for Windows, fastest browsers for Android and soon I will write upon best browser for iOS. But in most of the cases, I noticed the Google Chrome is always on 1st position. I researched it and found Google Chrome features are making it to the top.
As published on PC mag, 72.5 percent of people are using Google Chrome for browsing the Internet followed by Firefox and Safari.
I use two browsers Google Chrome and Opera but as Google Chrome is faster and has inbuilt flash player, for watching YouTube videos I use Chrome for the most of the time.
In this article, I will tell some you inbuilt features of Google Chrome you still don’t know even if you’re using Chrome for some time. These Google Chrome features will help you to increase your productivity.
6 Best Google Chrome Features You Need to Know
1. You can Save web pages as PDFs
Google Chrome provides you the ability to save any web page as a PDF. You can just have to press Ctrl+P on Windows and select save as PDF from the options available to choose printers. For this, you don’t need any extension.
Now features of Opera are also same as Chrome.
2. Delete What you like
In other browsers, if you want to delete the history of a particular page I don’t think you can do it. But in Google Chrome you can very well delete the history of a particular web page after selecting.
Wait! There is more.
In Google Chrome there is no select all button but if you want to delete all web history. So you need to select the first checkbox and last check box while holding and to your surprise, everything from first check box till the last checkbox will get selected.
3. Directly Compose emails from the address bar
Before sending email on Gmail what we do? We sign in to Gmail account, compose an email, put recipient email address and then send.
Now with your Google Chrome and Opera browser, you can directly write mailto commands like mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org and press enter. This awesome Google Chrome features will open the Gmail compose window with recipient address filled in the To field.
4. It has inbuilt Media Player
For watching the movies and listening songs most of us install VLC, Windows Media Player, and many other applications. But even if you drag and drop the video and audio files into Chrome screen it will start playing your media items.
Surprising na! Try it.
5. Paste and Go
Suppose if you have any copied link and want to open it in the browser, what we do? We paste the link into the address bar and hit enter.
Here is another way to save your time.
Right click on the address bar and click on “paste and go” It will automatically start searching for the web page.
6. You Did mistake: It will Correct
This is another great feature of Google Chrome. Suppose you are working on a tab and by mistake, you closed it and don’t remember the URL, then what you will do? You will try to search it out again but it takes time.
In Chrome just type CTRL+SHFT+T and closed tab will be restored.
This works for entire browser also.
Some Google Chrome features you know?
You may be using Chrome browser for long but these are great Google Chrome features you need to know but most of us don’t know. To help other peoples please share this article and let them know the secret features of the product they are using daily.
If you know some more hidden Google Chrome features, you’re welcome to share it on the comment box.