The Google Chrome browser has tons of great features, but many of them aren’t available by default. Chrome ‘flags’ can enable experimental and beta features if you know where to find them. It’s surprisingly easy to do.
Google often puts functions behind flags before they are ready for primetime. Sometimes these features make their way into stable releases, but they can also disappear without warning. That̵
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Flags are also available for different platforms. For example, there are certain flags for Chrome on Android, Chrome on Windows, etc. The process to enable these flags is very simple.
Warning: These features are not available to everyone. They may not work properly and may affect the performance of your browser. Enable flags at your own risk.
First, open the Chrome browser on your device. Flags are available for Chrome on almost every platform, including Windows, Mac, Linux, iPhone, iPad and Android.
chrome://flags in the address bar and press enter.
You will now be taken to a page entitled ‘Experimental’. It is divided into two columns: available and not available. You can scroll through the “Available” list or search for a specific flag.
When you find a flag to enable, select the drop-down menu (it usually says ‘Default’) and choose ‘Enabled’.
After you enable a flag, you must restart the browser for the change to take effect. You can enable multiple flags before restarting. Select the blue “Restart” button when you’re done.
That’s all there is to it. You have entered a greater world of browser customization. Get out now and possibly test future Chrome features!