Google Chrome is by far the most popular browser on the planet. The browser has gained more than 65% of the market share, which is impressive. There are some hidden settings and features that can make your experience even better. In this article, we'll take a look at some of the hidden Chrome settings you need to change to make Chrome better.
1. Safety Check
With the release of Chrome 83, Google has brought a control panel from which you can control it safety and its protection browser your. Just open the menu with the 3 dots and go to "Settings". On the first page, you will find the "Security Check". Click "Check Now" and Chrome will check for malicious extensions, password breaches, Chrome creation information, basic security settings and more.
After that, you can check it condition and make the corresponding changes. I would say, for any Chrome user, this is the first Chrome setting they should consider.
2. Exclusion of third party cookies
Chrome offers an option to block all third-party cookies, but you must enable it manually. To do this, open chrome: // settings / cookies and select "Block third party cookies". In smartphone, open Chrome settings -> Website settings -> Cookies -> Block third party cookies. The setting is ready. For me, this is one of the best Chrome settings you need to apply.
3. Block pop-ups
If you want a great web experience, then you need to enable this Chrome setting. It will block all annoying pop-ups windows that open the moment you open a website. Just open chrome: // settings / content / popups and turn off toggle.
4. Quieter Notifications
In addition to pop-ups, the alerts have also started to act as annoying prompts in Chrome which is really annoying. To address this, Google has introduced "Quieter Notifications". Once enabled, Chrome will simply block notification messages from them websites you are visiting.
To enable this Chrome critical setting, go to the chrome: // flags page and enable the “Quieter notification permission prompts” flag. And it is ready.
5. Secure DNS search
Another amazing Chrome setting you need to enable is Secure DNS Lookups. It will encrypt all queries DNS, so that no one - not even your ISP - knows which sites you are visiting. It is one of the best settings in Chrome that you can enable to fully protect your privacy on the web. To enable it, open chrome: // settings / security and enable the switch to "Use Secure DNS".
We hope you find all of the above helpful and help you improve your Chrome experience.