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The List of The Best Chrome Flags You Can Use in 2018

Chrome Flags hide some of the best features of the browser which sometimes make me wonder as to how Google does not release these features publicly.

Whatever the reason be, you can always turn them on to make your browser all the way more awesome.

If you do not know what Chrome Flags are, you can check out our earlier articles about them from the links given below.

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In this article, we would have a look at the top 5 Chrome Flags you can make use of in the year 2018. So without waiting any more, let’s dig down right into the list.

The list of the top 5 Chrome Flags in 2018

1.Enable Material Design policy page

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Add the usual Android’s flavor to your Desktop browser

After enabling this Chrome Flag, you can taste the Vanilla Android material design on your desktop. As a matter of fact, you can also redesign your settings and download pages as well as there are separate flags available for them too.

2. Automatic tab discarding feature

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In order to save memory, Google Chrome automatically discards the stray tabs which you have not been using for long. There are times when you must be requiring those tabs to be staying in memory. You can make use of this Flag in order to ensure that you do not have to reload the tabs. By default, the settings are enabled and you need to disable this flag in order to make use of this feature.

3. Show Autofill Predictions

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Zeen's Automatic Middle Of Content Ad Feature

This Chrome Flag annotates web forms with Autofill field type predictions as placeholder text. This can turn out to be quite handy and you should definitely be trying out this one.

4. QUIC Protocol: fixes the main things which make the Chrome slow

QUIC Protocol is one great data speed hack for your Google Chrome. The QUIC or the Quick UDP Internet Connections is an in-house experimental Chrome flag from Google. It was developed way back in 2012 and it is a surprise to see that it is still an experimental feature as it was submitted to the IETF for standardization back in 2015.

The main focus of the QUIC Protocol is to reduce bandwidth, latency period, and the unnecessary network congestions which it achieves by decreasing the number of round trips needed while establishing a new connection, one of the reasons which make your Chrome slow. All the major platforms including Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android can make use of this Chrome flag and this is one good hack to speed up your Chrome by a good margin.

5. Show Settings in a window

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By default, the Chrome settings open up in a new tab as part of the browser itself. This is, by no means, a bad choice at all. If, however, you want the settings to open up separately, you can enable this chrome flag to do so.

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These were the top 5 flags which you can try on this 2018. What are your thoughts on them? Should you have any knowledge about some other awesome Chrome Flags, do let us know in the comments section below. Also, do not forget to subscribe to Stuff Listings. In order to do so, just tap the bell icon at the bottom of your device screen.


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