Google’s latest update allows users to browse Google Chrome offline on android, users can now download full internet pages and access without the internet later. This new functionality allows people in areas with poor internet or without no data connection at all to still access the internet.
Google in its blogpost says over 45 million web pages are downloaded every week since the feature was first introduced last year, major improvements has now been made to make pages easier to download. Chrome is one of the most widely used browsers on mobile devices and this new update would really help people in countries with poor internet connections.
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How to Browse Google Chrome Offline on Android
- Go to Google Play store here and update your Chrome browser app to the latest version.
- Open the updated Chrome browser and load a web page you would like to save offline.
- Long-press on the URL on top of the page or any other link in the page you want to save offline.
- Select Download link from the available options.
- The page gets download and can be seen on your recent downloads tab.
Google’s official blog reads, “We’re also making it easier for you to get back to the content you’ve downloaded. When you open a new tab, you will see articles that you have downloaded tagged with a new offline badge. We will also show a list of your recent downloads right on the page for easy access.”
In case you were browsing online and your internet connection suddenly becomes weak or goes off, Chrome’s offline dinosaur appears with a DOWNLOAD PAGE LATER option beneath your screen. If you select the option the page gets downloaded for offline read as soon as you have an internet connection.