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...

How To Customize Google Chrome

Google Chrome can be customized so that the background image can be changed along with the theme color. You can also turn off displaying most frequented sites which are by default visible when opening a new tab. Here is how to customize all of this: Open Google Chrome and sign in with your profile. Then click on the Customize Chrome button at the bottom right of the new tab page. It brings up three...

How To Enable The Live Caption Feature In Google Chrome

Google Chrome has a Live Caption feature that displays captions for audio and video content in English. This feature is disabled by default but can be enabled if required. Here is how: Open Chrome and in the address bar, type: chrome://settings/downloads Scroll down to the Accessibility section and turn on the option of Live Caption. Before the first use, it will download the necessary speech recognition...