Open Chrome quickly on iPhone or iPad

You can get to Chrome faster when you add shortcuts in the Today view or add Chrome to your iPhone's dock.

Add Chrome to the Today view

  1. On the home screen of your iPhone or iPad, swipe right until you see a list of widgets.
    Swipe right
  2. Scroll to the bottom and tap Edit.
    Swipe upTap edit
  3. Under 'More widgets', to the left of Chrome – Quick Actions, tap Add Add .
    Add widget
  4. In the top-right, tap Done. You should see Chrome shortcuts in the Today view.

Add Chrome to your iPhone's dock

After installing Chrome on your iPhone or iPad, find and open it more easily by adding it to your dock:

  1. Make space by touching and holding an app on the dock.
  2. Drag the app up, and release it on your home screen.
  3. Touch and hold the Chrome app Chrome.
  4. Drag the Chrome app down, and release it on your dock.
  5. Press the Home button.

If you're on iPhone 6s or later, you can press deeply on the Chrome app to initiate a new voice search, open a new tab, scan a QR code or access your most visited sites.

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