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List of Most Useful Google Chrome Commands

Google Chrome CommandsWe all used Google Chrome address bar just to enter website address or to search in Google. However, Did you know that this address bar can be also used to run chrome command to access certain features, which are not available from the menu.

Anyhow, certain features you can also be accessed using the menu. However, we find Chrome://command is an easiest and quick way to access certain features in Chrome.

 

Below are the list of Most Useful Google Chrome Commands

 

1. Chrome://cache

This command will list all cache pages, and file accessed on the web.

Chrome://cache

2. Chrome://flags

Google Chrome hides some experimental features here. Since, it’s an experimental feature, be caution while using it.

Chrome://flags

3. Chrome://dns

This display hostnames prefetch DNS records.

Chrome://dns

4. Chrome://downloads

This will open download page of Google Chrome browser. This can also be accessed through the menu i.e. Menu –> Download or through the shortcut key Ctrl + J .

Chrome://downloads

5. Chrome://extensions

This will open add-on extension page in Chrome. This can also be accessed through the menu i.e. Menu –> Tools –> Extensions or through the shortcut key Ctrl + J .

Chrome://extensions

6. Chrome://history

This will open Google Chrome History. This can also be accessed through the menu i.e. Menu –>  History or through the shortcut key Ctrl + H .

Chrome://history

7. Chrome://bookmarks

This will open Google Chrome Bookmarks. This can also be accessed through the menu i.e. Menu –> Bookmarks –> Bookmark Manager or through the shortcut key Ctrl + Shift + O .

Chrome://bookmarks

8. Chrome://memory

This command comes handy, when you want to analyze your memory usage by Chrome browser. This will also shows the memory consumption usage according to the process name, i.e each and every process running in chrome. It not only shows usage for chrome browser but also usage by other browser, i.e. Firefox

Chrome://memory

9. Chrome://settings

Instead of searching setting option through the menu, this is an alternative method to access setting page in chrome. You can also access setting page through the menu, i.e. Menu –> Options.

Chrome://settings

10. Chrome://gpu-internals

This command will fetch all GPU information for your system, i.e. Driver Information, card name, chipset name, memory, etc. It also shows Graphic Performance rating information for your system.

Chrome://gpu-internals

11. Chrome://tasks

Task Manager of Google Chrome Browser. This can also be accessed through menu, i.e. Menu –> Tools –> Task Manager or through Shortcut key Shift + Esc.

Chrome://tasks

12. Chrome://sync-internals

This will show all sync information, including Google Sync and URL Sync.

Chrome://sync-internals

13. Chrome://about

There are many such commands in Chrome. However, to list all chrome commands in one page, type the above command, i.e. Chrome://about in the address bar.

Chrome://about

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  • kashif ch

    very useful and fantastic commands are given here.Before Firefox i had used Google chrome but i found some problems during using it,like browsing and saving from websites .So if i used these commands i am sure that i will use it easily now.

    Ajman Properties

  • Rio

    awesome bro.. this helped