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4 ways to use Touch to Search on Chrome

Whether you’re on a vacation or just running to your next work meeting, we want to make it easier for you to quickly find information without having to type things out on a cramped smartphone keyboard. That’s why we introduced “Touch to Search” in the Chrome app for Android a few years ago. Touch to Search lets you do things like press on specific words...

Expanding testing for the Privacy Sandbox for the Web

Improving people's privacy, while giving businesses the tools they need to succeed online, is vital to the future of the open web. That's why we started the Privacy Sandbox initiative to collaborate with the ecosystem on developing privacy-preserving alternatives to third-party cookies and other forms of cross-site tracking. Over the past several months,...

How we redesigned the Chrome icon

After more than eight years, we introduced a refreshed version of the Chrome icon for the 100th update for Chrome earlier this year. Today, I chatted with user experience interaction designer Elvin Hu and visual designer Thomas Messenger to go behind the scenes and learn more about how the Chrome icon was designed.What was the Chrome icon meant to represent...

Staying safe online with our updated Google Password Manager

Strong, unique passwords are key to helping keep your personal information secure online. That's why Google Password Manager can help you create, remember and autofill passwords on your computer or phone: on the web in Chrome, and in your favorite Android and iOS apps.10:25Today we've started rolling out a number of updates that help make the experience...

5 new features for Chrome on iOS

When it comes to getting things done on your iPhone and iPad, there’s no place like Chrome. With the Chrome iOS app, you can securely save your passwords so there’s no need to keep guessing. Your payment and shipping info can be automatically filled when you’re ready to check out, and your favorite tabs and bookmarks can be synced across your devices,...

Privacy and performance, working together in Chrome

For most people, internet browsers like Chrome act as a window to the web, where you can read the latest news, find the perfect gift or finally cross that task off your to-do list. And when you browse the web from A to Z, you definitely want an experience that offers peace of mind.That's why today, we're making a number of privacy features more accessible,...

Polishing up emoji and making them easier to share

We talk a lot about the most frequently used emoji — 😂, 😭,❤️... But what about 📬? Who will speak for 📓? With over 3,521 emoji, there are a lot you have to scroll past to get to 👑. While working from home, plus the delay of Unicode’s next emoji release, we had some time to reflect and answer last year’s seemingly rhetorical question: What does World...

An updated timeline for Privacy Sandbox milestones

Today, we’re sharing the latest on the Privacy Sandbox initiative including a timeline for Chrome’s plan to phase out support for third-party cookies. While there’s considerable progress with this initiative, it's become clear that more time is needed across the ecosystem to get this right.The Privacy Sandbox initiative aims to create web technologies...

Our commitments for the Privacy Sandbox

We all expect a more private and secure web. The Privacy Sandbox initiative aims to help build it by developing new digital advertising tools to protect people’s privacy and prevent covert tracking, while supporting a thriving ad-funded web. From the start of this project, we have been developing these tools in the open, and sought feedback at every...

Fix your passwords in Chrome with a single tap

Memorizing passwords is hard. That's why many of us use the same password across multiple sites. But this practice poses a huge risk, since it only takes one password breach to expose your account data from many different sites.Not only that: changing passwords is itself a tedious task. You have to navigate to the site, sign in, find the account settings,...

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