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Below you will find the latest hints and tips for Google Chrome. Our tips are carefully categorised so whether you are a beginner, advanced user or an administrator you will find something of interest. Use the Filters to find what you are looking for or scroll down to browse through all our tips. If you have a tip you’d like to share, use our Suggest a Tip form.

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Window Snapping in Chrome OS

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Snap your windows like a pro when working on a Chromebook with these techniques.
By: Kate | Posted On: January 20th, 2017 |

Get started and do more with Google Photos

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Everyone loves a photo and we all have plenty of them. So why not clear space on your devices and store them in Google Photos?
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By: Kate | Posted On: December 20th, 2016 |

Create your own personalised Apps Grid

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Customise your Apps icons to create your own personalised Apps Grid
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By: Kate | Posted On: August 22nd, 2016 |

Reduce your data usage with Chrome’s Data Saver

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The Data Saver built into Chrome lets you conserve your data quota on Android, computers and Chromebooks.
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By: Kate | Posted On: May 27th, 2016 |

Reopen recently closed tabs in Chrome

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If you have just closed a tab by mistake or need to re-visit a recently closed website do not panic - all is not lost.
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By: Kate | Posted On: March 15th, 2016 | 29 Comments

Toggle off/on the Bookmarks Toolbar

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Take control of the Bookmarks Toolbar by selecting when to show it.
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By: Kate | Posted On: February 18th, 2016 | 7 Comments

Configure Chrome with service handlers

Configure Chrome with service handlers to enable email and calendar links to open in your Chrome browser.
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By: Mark | Posted On: October 27th, 2015 | 6 Comments

Drag bookmarks between Chrome profiles

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Did you know you can drag your Bookmarks folders between Chrome profiles?
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By: Kate | Posted On: September 28th, 2015 |

Trace your tracks in Chrome without leaving your page

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A handy tip if you want to look back through your recent history on a certain tab without losing your place.
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By: Kate | Posted On: September 23rd, 2015 |

Give or receive remote support in Chrome

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For Chrome users, giving or receiving support remotely over the Internet has never been easier.
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By: Kate | Posted On: May 29th, 2015 |

Use Chrome Profiles to access multiple Google Accounts

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Chrome User accounts will allow you to log in to more than one Google account at the same time.
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By: Mark | Posted On: April 7th, 2015 | 2 Comments

Cog – The Simple System Info Viewer

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Make your life simpler with Cog a lightweight yet detailed system performance monitoring tool
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By: Kate | Posted On: February 26th, 2015 |

Revert to the old Chrome Profiles menu

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Revert to the old Chrome Profile avatars from the new avatar menu
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By: Kate | Posted On: January 21st, 2015 |

Stop Auto Play of multi-media content in Chrome

Disable auto-play of multi-media content when surfing the web
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By: Kate | Posted On: November 21st, 2014 |

Chrome: Empty Cache & Hard Reload

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Clear the cache of your Chrome browser using this simple method
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By: Kate | Posted On: November 4th, 2014 |

Recommended Extensions

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A few of the plugins we recommend you install from the Chrome Web Store.
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By: Mark | Posted On: July 9th, 2014 | 2 Comments

Chrome incognito window

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Use the Google Chrome incognito window to see your site as the public do.
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By: Mark | Posted On: July 9th, 2014 | 1 Comment

Set Chrome To Check For Certificate Revocation

Turn on the automatic certificate revocation check on your Google Chrome installation and Chromebook.
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By: Steve | Posted On: April 14th, 2014 |

Google ‘Let’s Go Caroling’ for Christmas Karaoke

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A fun festive search feature that adds Karaoke Christmas Carols to your smartphone, keep the kids entertained this Christmas!
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By: Mark | Posted On: December 23rd, 2013 |

Sign in to Google Chrome to sync your bookmarks and settings

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By signing in to Google Chrome with your Google Apps login your bookmarks and preferences will be synced across all your devices.
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By: Mark | Posted On: May 8th, 2012 | 11 Comments

Handy keyboard shortcuts for Google Chrome

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A summary of some of the most useful keyboard shortcuts for the Google Chrome browser.
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By: Mark | Posted On: April 25th, 2012 |

Create Application Shortcuts

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Add a shortcut to your Desktop, Start Menu or Taskbar for any web page you are on in Google Chrome.
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By: Mark | Posted On: March 21st, 2012 | 5 Comments
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