Google Updates to Chrome 56 for Android

Thursday, February 2, 2017 @ 05:02 PM gHale


Version 56 of the Chrome mobile browser just released in the Google Play Store.

Among the most important new features implemented in Chrome 56 falls in line with the reloading function of the browser.

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Chrome simplified reload behavior to only validate the main resource and continue with a regular page load.

Version 56 will roll out in stages to Android devices.

Aside from the improvement to the reload function, Google also said Chrome 56 adds new features, such as the possibility to quickly use emails, addresses, and phone numbers in web pages by tapping on them.

In addition, Chrome users will now be able to easily access downloaded files and web pages from the new tab page. The new version of the browser allows users to long-press article suggestions on the new tab page to download them.

This release also contains performance and stability fixes, Google said in a blog post.



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