8 Ways to Make your Google Chrome Browser more Faster


It is an undeniable fact that Google Chrome is one of the fastest web browsers at present. It serves web pages at a very fast speed then many other browser present in the market currently. Google Chrome saves time and enhance your productivity. However being an application, it also gets effected day by day in terms of both speed and performance accompanied with some weird error messages. However there could be lot of reasons behind it, but most probably it happens because

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1. We keep on installing several add-ons to increase its functionality but don’t uninstall them after usage, it lays much emphasis on its performance.

2. We are not used to change the default options due to which browser gets loaded with lots of browsing history and other information like forms login, cookies, session history etc. and this all slows down the working speed of browser.

Here we are providing several ways to speed up your Google Chrome Browser.

1. Make your Chrome more faster with FastestChrome Extension

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FastestChrome is a chrome friendly extension from the makers of the popular Firefox extension, FastestFox which allows users to save time while browsing and searching information on the web. FastestChrome extension works by adding a range of extra search functions to your browser i.e. when you highlight a word or phrase, a pop-up bubble appears with extra search options.

2. Delete History and Unused Data

This is really influential procedure to make your browser fast by removing all the old history and data which is of no use to many of us. Let see how to do this.

Open Google chrome and press Ctrl + Shift + Delete together, a pop up as shown here will appear, here you are available with many options to delete your browsing data and history up to a particular time period. Make a selection and go for it!

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3. Uncheck DNS Pre-fetching technology

The DNS pre-fetching technology is centered around improving the way web pages are loaded. Sometimes this feature doesn’t work properly which may give rise to several problems like your browser could hang while loading a website or shows different error messages like “The webpage at http://www.xyz.com  might be temporarily down or it may have moved permanently to a new web address".  Here are some suggestions:  Reload this web page later.” or "Resolving Host". Here is a Google Chrome trick which is simple enough to solve this issue and give faster surfing experience:

Firstly, Open Google Chrome.

  • Click the Spanner icon located on the right side of the browser.
  • Click Options and choose Under the Hood tab by clicking on it.
  • In the Privacy section, untick Use DNS pre-fetching to improve page load performance.
  • Click the Close Button.
  • Restart Google Chrome.

    4. Use Speed Dial Feature in Google Chrome

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    Speed Dial  saves lot of your time while using Chrome. It can be used by replacing the default “new page” tab in Chrome with the logos from your most frequently visited and favorite Web sites. It also gives a new and better look to your Tabs, with this you can enjoy a fast and intuitive design. By using speed dial you need not to write complete address of website and by visually entering your Web addresses,  your browsing experience will become much faster in Chrome.

    5. Do use Smooth Gestures extension to speed up your navigation on Chrome

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    Smooth Gestures is a  perfect Mouse gesture extension for Chrome,  which lets you to use mouse gestures and keyboard shortcuts for much faster navigation while surfing the internet. Getting any information online by using mouse and keyboard  has never been so faster.  Install Smooth Gestures  that allows you to move the mouse while holding the right mouse button to trigger actions, such as page navigation or tab management. It supports diagonal gestures, syncing/import/export of settings, click-and-drag (mouse gesture), click-and-scroll (scroll gesture), click-and-click (rocker gesture), and keyboard shortcuts.

    6.  Use Quick Tab to organize your multiple opened tabs

    Quick tab is another speed enhancing extension for Google Chrome. It is a tab management browser based on the "Recent Files" quick selector. It provides a miniature visual view (called a thumbnail) of all your open tabs. This makes it easier to find the webpage that you want to view. Quick Tab allows you to move quickly between recently used tabs without requiring the use of your mouse.

    7. Use Adblock Extension to speed up page loading time

    This is a popular Google Chrome extension that will clean all the pesky ads present in web page such that you can view web page completely ads free. With this extension ,  page will load faster because it doesn’t have to load those advertising graphics that often come from third party servers.

    8. Use  Cleeki to manage your search tasks

    Cleeki is another extension to speed up chrome. If you need to launch search/share/publish tasks based on any content in your browser. Just select some text, and Cleeki can search/share/publish the content and preview the results immediately. Cleeki can also preview a hyperlink without opening a new window/tab.

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    17 Comments

    1. KingCrunch

      Most of the tipps doesn’t make anything faster, but even worse: Some may slow down the browser like disabling prefetching, or purging the cache…

    2. MJ

      I do go with iPhone game development… It is fast but at times it shows error while running script so I use both chrome and firefox.

      I don’t prefer Firefox much as it is very very slow but chrome is lot better interms of speed.

      This article is of great help.

      Cheers,
      MJ

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