5 Useful Features of Google Chrome Browser You Might Not Be Aware Of
These 5 useful features of Google Chrome browser are available without additional extensions.
Shortcut to Any Page on the Desktop
If you have many bookmarks in the browser, and you need to save a few more links for a while, use the shortcut function. With its help, you can send to the desktop a website icon that redirects immediately to the page you need.
To do this, click on three dots on right sidebar of the google browser. After that click on more tools and after that click on “create shortcut” option. It will make a shortcut on your computer desktop.
Save Page to PDF
Another Useful Features of Google Chrome Browser is Save Page to PDF. If you need to save the page exactly in the form in which it is displayed in the browser, you can use the save function in PDF format. It is available through the print menu. To go to it, press Ctrl+P and select the option “Save as PDF” on the left.
Note: A PDF file can be seen in the preview.
View a Cached Version of a Site
Another Useful Features of Google Chrome Browser is view a cached version of a site. To return to an earlier version of a web page or open an article already removed from the site, you can access the cache. To do this, add “cache:” before the page address and press “Enter”. In the same way, you can open previously viewed pages without connecting to the Web.
Example: [ cache:https://techtopedia.com ]
Return A Closed Tab With A Key Combination
There are several ways to open the last closed tab. The most inconvenient is to find the page in the browser history. A little more practical is to right-click on another tab and select “Open Closed Tab” in the drop-down menu.
The fastest way is to use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+Shift+T.
Watching YouTube in Picture-in-Picture Mode
Another Useful Features of Google Chrome Browser is watching YouTube in Picture-in-Picture mode. To work in a browser or other programs without interrupting YouTube, the video can be opened in a separate window, which will be displayed on top of all applications. To do this, go to the desired video, right-click on it, opening the first menu of basic settings, and then click here a second time. Another context menu opens, in which there will be an item “Picture in Picture”.
This function transfers the clip to a small window that will remain on the screen even if you minimize the browser. The size of the window can be adjusted by stretching it over the edges in different directions.
Which of the little-known features of Chrome do you use? Share in the comments!