incognito mode in Chrome received a new feature recently focused on users of iphone Y iPadwho can now open external links from other applications in this type of private browsing.
This tool is already available to certain people, but all users can activate it through the beta program from the phone or tablet. while on devices Android It’s not ready yet.
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How to activate the new Chrome feature on iOS
Although it is not a feature that has been released openly, there are several ways to have and enjoy it in iphone Y iPad, because for some people it will be active directly and others will have to do a longer process.
For those who have it by default, they can find out by going to the web browser Google and find Settings > Privacy and security > Ask to open links from other apps in incognito mode.
The activation button will appear there and with that the application will ask if you want to open an external link in private browsing mode or in the standard version.
In case it does not go there, the process is a little more extensive. First you must open this link in the phone browser browser: chrome://flags. There will be several options, so look for the one that says ‘3p-intents-in-incognito’ and change to the ‘Enabled’ box.
Then you have to restart the Google Chromeclosing it and reopening it, so that the function is activated.
Incognito mode is a form of private browsing in which the application does not save the history of page views, cookies and some other information. So this new tool makes it possible to make sure that any external link, whose content may not be known, has access to that data that is available in the standard mode.
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Other Chrome changes
The app added a number of other new features with the release of version 108, including a power saving mode and visual changes to improve content colors.
The first one is already available for devices Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chromebookss. This feature is designed to prolong battery life on laptops, as the browser is one of the platforms that consumes the most batteries.
The tool will force the browser to limit background activity, visual effects, and video frame rates, which may affect users’ usage experience, but will optimize battery life in emergencies.
In order to activate this option you must go to ‘chrome://flags’ from the browser and find there the option called ‘Enable the Battery Saver Mode Feature in the Settings’, to change the button to ‘Enable’ (enabled) and restart the Navigator. This will allow the user to have the freedom to use the tool when needed, by going to Settings > Performance > Power saving.
Lastly, the visual change is a set of COLRv1 color gradient vectors, this the user will notice because the emojis will look more polished and of better quality. For this, you do not have to activate any function, but it will be the websites that will be able to take advantage so that people have a better experience.