How To Setup Different Profiles In Google Chrome

Having different profiles in Google Chrome can be useful to separate different browsing activities like work-related, personal, and so on. Here is how to create these profiles when you already are using a primary Google account: Open Google Chrome and after signing in with your original profile, click on that profile name. Then click on the gear icon. This will launch the Chrome profiles setup process. From...

How To Use Chrome Actions In Google Chrome

Google Chrome from version 87 onwards comes with Chrome Actions. This feature makes it easy to do browser-related tasks like clearing history, deleting cookies, translating pages, and so on without having to navigate to various settings. To use Chrome Actions, first check if the version is 87 and above by typing in: chrome://settings/help Once updated, you can then use Chrome Actions. Deleting browsing...

Manage Tabs With Tab Groups In Google Chrome

From version 83 onwards, Google Chrome supports tab groups. This is useful in classifying various open tabs as separate groups and find them. Here is how to use this feature: First, check if the current Chrome version is 83 or above by typing in the address bar: chrome://settings/help If not, then update it. Add tabs to a tab group: Once done, right-click on any open tab and select the Add tab to...

How To Enable Secure DNS In Google Chrome

Google Chrome version 83 onwards now supports secure DNS. This essentially is DNS-over-HTTPS (DoH) which means that all DNS requests will be encrypted. This secure DNS feature in Chrome also supports various public DNS providers like Cloudflare, Google DNS and so on which you can use instead of the ones provided by your ISP. A benefit of using these services is that they can automatically filter harmful...

Read Aloud Web Pages In Google Chrome And Firefox With This Add-on

It can be useful to have text to speech option when scrolling through web pages or reading documents and ebooks on the web. Read Aloud is an extension that translates the text from webpages to speech and is available for Chrome and Firefox. (By the way, the new Microsoft Edge browser already has this feature built-in.) For Firefox, download and install it from here, while for Google Chrome it can be...

Manage Audio And Video For Tabs In Google Chrome With Media Hub

From Google Chrome version 79 and above, there is now a media hub feature which makes it simple to manage tabs with audio and video playback. When there are multiple tabs open, you can quickly view which tabs are playing audio/video and can switch to them using this media hub. (This feature was already there for Chromebooks but it is now rolled out to Chrome desktop browser for Windows, Linux, and...