If you're new to iPhone, get helpful tips to use Chrome with this step-by-step guide.

Open Chrome quickly on your phone or tablet

After you install Chrome, you can get to the app faster when you add it to your home screen or your dock.

Add Chrome widget to your home screen
  1. On your home screen, touch and hold an empty space.
  2. At the top of the screen, tap Add New tab.
  3. Search for Chrome widgets and select Chrome.
  4. Swipe to find Chrome widgets.
  5. At the bottom on the screen, tap Add widget Add question.
Tip: You can make Chrome your default browser on your iPhone or iPad. Learn how to make Chrome your default browser.
Add Chrome widget to your lock screen
  1. On your lock screen, touch and hold an empty space.
  2. At the bottom of the screen, tap Customise.
    • To select a new wallpaper with widgets, tap Add new.
  3. On the screen, tap Add widgets.
  4. Under ‘Add Widgets’, scroll to find and tap Chrome.
  5. Swipe right for available widgets.
  6. Tap or drag the widget to your lock screen.
  7. At the top right, tap Done.
  8. On the bottom of your screen, select your lock screen customisation.
Add Chrome widget to your today view
  1. From the home screen, swipe right to the search bar.
  2. Scroll, then tap Edit.
  3. At the top of the screen, tap Add New tab.
  4. Search for Chrome widgets and select Chrome.
  5. Swipe to find Chrome widgets.
  6. At the bottom on the screen, tap Add widget Add question.
  7. To complete, tap anywhere on the screen.
Tip: You can make Chrome your default browser on your iPhone or iPad. Learn how to make Chrome your default browser.
Add Chrome to your dock
  1. To add the Chrome app Chrome, you may have to clear space on your dock.
    1. To remove an app, touch and hold the app that you want to remove.
    2. Drag the app to your home screen and release it.
  2. Touch and hold the Chrome app Chrome.
  3. Tap Edit home screen.
  4. Drag the Chrome app to your dock and release it.
  5. To complete, tap anywhere on the screen.
Tip: If you're on an iPhone 6s or later, you can press and hold the Chrome app to start a new voice search, open a new tab, scan a QR code or find your most-visited sites.

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