Speed up Google Chrome

You can make Chrome faster by following these steps.

Step 1: Update Chrome

Chrome works faster when you're on the latest version. Update Google Chrome.

Step 2: Close any unused tabs

The more tabs you have open, the harder Chrome has to work. Closing unneeded tabs frees up resources for your device.

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Chrome app Chrome.
  2. To the right of the address bar, tap Switch tabs Switch tabs. You'll see your open Chrome tabs.
  3. At the top right of the tab you want to close, tap Close Close. You can also swipe to close the tab.

Step 3: Change your preload settings

Chrome makes browsing and searching faster by preloading pages it thinks you might visit. To do this, Chrome may use cookies, if you allow cookies, and may encrypt and send pages through Google to hide your identity from sites. Learn more about cookies.

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Chrome app Chrome.
  2. To the right of the address bar, tap More More and then Settings.
  3. Tap Privacy and security and then Preload pages.
  4. Choose the preload setting that you want.

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