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Read pages later and offline

You can save webpages to read later, even if you're offline, like when you're on an airplane or somewhere else without an Internet connection. To read webpages later offline, download them in Chrome ahead of time.

Save a page from Chrome to read later

You need to be online to save a page.

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Chrome app Chrome.
  2. Go to a page you want to save.
  3. To the right of the address bar, tap More More and then Download Download.

You can also touch and hold a link, and then tap Download link.

Read a saved page

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Chrome app Chrome.
  2. At the top right, tap More More and then Downloads.
    • If your address bar is at the bottom, swipe up on the address bar. Tap Downloads Download.
  3. Tap the page you want to read.

When you're back online, see the live version of the page by tapping Reload Reload.

Delete a saved page

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Chrome app Chrome.
  2. At the top right, tap More More and then Downloads.
    • If your address bar is at the bottom, swipe up on the address bar. Tap Downloads Download.
  3. Touch and hold the page you want to delete.
  4. At the top right, tap Delete Delete.

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