Open web pages inside the Google app

When you search the web using the Google app, you can open web pages without switching to a browser. This means you can:

  • Open search result links faster
  • Stay in the Google app
  • Copy or share a link, re-open a link in your browser, and more 

Open webpages in the app

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google app Google Search.
  2. Do a search.
  3. Tap a search result link.
  4. A webpage will open inside the Google app.

Share, copy, save, or open in browser

After you open a webpage in the Google app, you can use that page's link. For example:

  • Share link: Tap More More and then Share link. Then pick an app, like Gmail or Messages.
  • Copy link: Tap More More and then Copy link. Then paste the link wherever you'd like.
  • Open in browser: Tap More More and then Open in browser or Open in Chrome. Then you can use browser features, like bookmarks.
  • Save a page: To save the page to your favorites, tap Save Save. Learn how to find your saved items.

Turn "Open webpages in app" on or off

To turn this feature on or off:

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google app Google Search.
  2. At the bottom right, tap More Menu and then Settings and then Accounts & privacy.
  3. Turn Open webpages in the Google app on or off. 
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