A year ago, Google acquainted the capacity of saving offline pages with Chrome for Android and now the Internet search giant has facilitated the way toward downloading those pages all at once. While there are few applications that enable users to save website pages for offline reading, Google says that more than 45 Million pages are downloaded each week through Google Chrome.
With the most recent upgrade to Google Chrome for Android (v58), Google Play store is an officially accessible platform for downloading the updated version. Users will have the facility to save the webpages for offline usage by just long-pushing on any URL and choosing “Download Page Later” pop-up.
“This component is likewise accessible when you long press an article recommendation on the new tab page,” Google said in its official blog. Furthermore, next time when you see Chrome’s disconnected server dinosaur, you will receive a ‘Download Page Later’ option with it.
After pressing the option, Google Chrome, with new update, will download the page automatically that users wish to save for offline reading once they are connected. Google has also made it simple to view the offline content on browser. “When you open another tab, you will see articles that you have downloaded, labeled with another offline identification. We will likewise demonstrate a rundown of your current downloads on the page to enhance the user experience and easy access,” the company said in its blog.
It is never a terrible choice to present components that help the individuals who confront issues linked with connectivity and this part is by all accounts seems too important for Google at this moment. As the whole purpose of presenting the component in Chrome for Android was to clear the barrier of offline access and bring in the process that enables users to save the pages offline for reading, the most recent changes may turn out to be a menace for applications that offer similar functionality.
For those who loved to stay connected with the web-based content and feel frustrated when the connection is lost, this upgrade will be a boon for those categorized users.