How To Toggle Automatic Reports In Google Chrome

Google Chrome can automatically report errors and crashes. This includes data like the amount of memory in use during the crash, extensions installed, settings, the web pages which were open during the crash, and more. Here is how to enable or disable these automatic reports feature: Open Google Chrome, and in the address bar, type in the following:  chrome://settings/syncSetup Alternatively,...

How To Set A Passphrase For Sync In Google Chrome

The sync settings in Google Chrome, by default, use your Google account to encrypt the synced data. You can change this so that Chrome uses a custom passphrase for sync set by you. This passphrase will not be stored by Google or use your account to decrypt it. Here is how: Open Google Chrome and access the sync settings by typing in the address bar:  Chrome://settings/syncSetup It will open the...

How To Change The Privacy Sandbox Settings In Google Chrome

The Privacy Sandbox initiative by Google is designed to test new online technologies without using personally identifiable information from users. Google Chrome already comes with the option of Privacy Sandbox enabled. It can be toggled on or off as needed. Here is how: Open Google Chrome, and in the address bar, type in:  chrome://settings/privacy At the bottom of the page is the Privacy Sandbox...

Enable Per Profile View In Google Chrome Task Manager

With different tabs open in Google Chrome, using the built-in Task Manager in Chrome can be a useful starting point to troubleshoot browser unresponsiveness or high memory usage. To open the Task Manager in Chrome, click on the dots icon from the top-right. Then choose More tools > Task Manager (or Shift+Esc shortcut). It will open the Task Manager that lists all the open tabs with their memory...

Make Content Sharing Easier With The Link Highlighting Feature In Chrome

Google Chrome has a useful feature of link highlighting. With this feature, you can select text from any part of the webpage and send it as a link. On clicking it, it will directly show that specific area rather than starting from the top of the page. This feature is available in Chrome from version 90 onwards, which means all recent versions have it. To check the version, type in the address bar: chrome://settings/help Using...

Browse Safely In Google Chrome With The Safety Check Feature

Google Chrome has a checklist by which you can check if it is updated to the latest version, whether any extensions installed are unsafe or not if any saved passwords are breached, and more. This is the Safety check feature. To use it, access Chrome privacy settings by typing in the address bar: chrome://settings/privacy Then scroll down to the Safety check section and click on Check now. It will...