Chrome for Android: New Features
Google has announced that it is rolling out an update to Chrome for Android. The new update allows users to download videos, music and even entire web pages to view offline. Chrome 55 for Android adds a Downloads feature to save sites for offline viewing in addition to improvements for low-memory devices.
The biggest update in Chrome for Android is the ability to let you view content offline. You can downloads music, videos and more to view them offline later. However, downloading videos for offline viewing is not applicable to YouTube content but videos from other websites are supported.
The next feature in the update is related to offline viewing. It now allows users to view and share the things that they have downloaded within Chrome.
In the updated app, you will find the Download button in the overflow menu. It is represented by a download arrow icon. You can manage all downloaded content in the new Downloads tab.
Another addition is the personalized content. Now, on opening a new tab, you will get smart suggestions based on the recently searched content. This feature works similar to discovering content on Google Now. It also highlights misspelled words in the text fields, bringing improvements to the contextual search user interface.
The update is rolling out and will be available over the coming days. So, if you don’t see it, don’t panic. It is coming gradually over the devices.
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