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How to get download complete notifications in Chrome

When you’re downloading a file in Chrome, the Chrome icon in the taskbar, or Dock if you’re on macOS, will indicate download progress. This indicator is silent for the most part; it doesn’t do anything once the download is complete. If you’d like more obvious, hard to ignore, download complete …

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How to get Edge Tab Set Aside in Chrome

Microsoft is in the process of rebuilding Edge. It’s now entirely based on Chromium which means it has the same features that Chrome does. You can install Chrome extensions to it, as well as Chrome themes. The original Edge had some useful features one of which was to set tabs …

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How to enable the new Chrome extensions menu

Chrome has been making small changes to its UI for some time now. It’s switch to the Material design look is practically complete and it’s now making smaller changes to other areas of the browser. As with most things, these changes are opt-in for now. There’s a new Chrome extensions …

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How to enable a play/pause button on the Chrome toolbar

Controlling media that’s playing in a browser isn’t as easy as it is when you use a dedicated media player but Chrome has been working to bridge that gap. A few releases ago, it added support for the Windows 10 volume/media OSD keys and controls though many users seem more …

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How to send links to connected devices from Chrome

Sharing links between devices isn’t always easy. The only exception is if you’re using an iPhone and a Mac that have a shared clipboard. If you’re on a different desktop OS such as Linux or Windows 10, your ability to share links to another device runs into platform restrictions. Chrome …

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How to auto-reload offline tabs in Chrome

When you restore multiple tabs in Chrome, they don’t all reload at once. It’s only when you go to a tab i.e., select it so that it’s active, that it reloads. This is so that your internet doesn’t slow to a snail pace. It’s something like how Windows 10 slowly …

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How to enable the dark mode on Chrome

Chrome 73 has a dark mode. This new feature is available for both Windows 10 and macOS . Unfortunately, while it works great on macOS, it is only half-done on Windows 10. If you’re using a Mac, enabling dark mode on Chrome is easy. If you’re on Windows 10, it’s …

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How to close the Chrome Downloads bar with a hotkey

Chrome’s download bar is an odd element of the browser’s UI which otherwise focuses on being minimal. It appears when you download a file, and sticks around even after the download is complete. You can close it by clicking the close button but that is something that annoys users since …

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How to fix Chrome error code: 4 0x80070005 on Windows 10

Chrome is a stable application on all platforms that it is available for however, that doesn’t mean it doesn’t run into problems. It has a built-in Reset feature which allows you to fix the browser if it’s been hijacked by a malicious extension, or if the settings you’ve tweaked have …

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