How to get a faster Google Chrome

You could wonder which web browser is the most used around the world… Well, the most used web browser is Google Chrome, since six in ten people use it. It happens because Google is a very recognized company and people usually like Google apps. Although it is clearly a very powerful web browser, it needs some improvements. One of the problems is that this web browser does not work properly sometimes due to its slowness. Therefore, if that is the problem of your Google Chrome web browser, you are in the right place, since we will explain to you how to get a faster Google Chrome.

Here some tips in order to get a faster Google Chrome

Tip 1: update Google Chrome

Google developers work in order to get a better Google Chrome, so that is why you should get the latest version, since they fix possible problems little by little. However, why is it important? Well, it is important because old version of Google Chrome could slow down your web browser and we are trying to help you get a faster Google Chrome.
Usually, you do not need to do anything, since Google Chrome updates itself automatically, but, sometimes, you need to do it by yourself. How can you know if there is a new version of Google Chrome? Then, you will need to click on the main menu (three vertical points located in the upper right-hand corner of the web browser). If there is an update available, you will see “Update Google Chrome”.

Tip 2: close tabs

Every single open tab in your web browser will slow down the working of Google Chrome. However, many open tabs at the same time will also slow down your computer, not only your web browser. Therefore, you should only keep open those tabs you are using at the moment.
Anyway, there is a good solution if you need to have many open tabs at the same time. There exist an extension for Google Chrome named “The Great Suspender”. This extension will deactivate your different tabs when you are not using them, so it is a perfect solution when you need many web pages at the same time.

Tip 3: let Google Chrome go faster by itself

Google Chrome can open web pages in an easy and fast way by activating a prediction service, so it will also help you get a faster web browser. However, how can you activate this prediction service? Well, you will have to follow the steps below:

  • Click on the three vertical points located in the upper right-hand corner of the web browser in order to open the settings of Google Chrome.
  • Click on “Settings”.
  • Then, click on “Advanced settings”.
  • You will see a new tab named “Privacy and security”.
  • There, you will find “Use a prediction service to load pages more quickly”.

Tip 4: get a faster Google Chrome thanks to a hardware

As you read before, Google Chrome is improving its features little by little, and its developers equipped Google Chrome with a new function named “Hardware acceleration”. If you activate this function, you will be able to let Google Chrome use the hardware of your computer in order to work more quickly. Anyway, this feature will only work when available.
Follow the steps below in order to activate this option:

  • Click on the three vertical points located in the upper right-hand corner of the web browser in order to open the settings of Google Chrome.
  • Click on “Settings”.
  • Then, click on “Advanced settings”, and then on “System”.
  • There, you will find this option named “Use hardware acceleration when available”.

Tip 5: Remove useless extensions

You told you to install a new extension, but now, we recommend you remove them, so… what should you really do? Well, it is important to know which ones are important and which are not. Therefore, we recommend you use only those extensions you really need every day. In addition, you can deactivate it instead of removing it.
In order to find the extensions you already have on your web browser, follow the steps below:

  • Click on the three vertical points located in the upper right-hand corner of the web browser in order to open the settings of Google Chrome.
  • There, click on “More tools” and “Extensions”.
  • Then, uninstall or deactivate those extensions you will not use in the future.

Tip 6: “Flash”

Many web pages still use “flash” in multimedia elements. This flash if a very old element and it is a window to new dangers. How does Google Chrome resolve this? Well, Google Chrome allows users to activate flash when needed, so it will help you protect your computer and get a faster web browser since this flash also slows down your navigation. How can you configure this? You need to follow the steps below:

  • Click on the three vertical points located in the upper right-hand corner of the web browser in order to open the settings of Google Chrome.
  • Click on “Settings”.
  • Then, click on “Privacy and security”.
  • There, look for “Content settings”.
  • You will see a lot of information, so you have to find “Flash”.
  • Click on “Flash” and configure it depending on your preferences.

Tip 7: eliminate temporal files

It also happens with our smartphones or tablets, and you should remove those temporal files in order to get a faster smartphone or tablet.
It happens the same with your computer; you have to remove that temporal information and files to get a faster web browser. Then, how can you remove this useless information? You will see the steps below:

  • Click on the three vertical points located in the upper right-hand corner of the web browser in order to open the settings of Google Chrome.
  • Then, click on “History”, and again “History”.
  • On the left side, you will see “Clear browser data”. Click on it in order to remove that temporal information and files.

In addition, by clicking on “Advanced setting” on the main menu, you will also remove cookies, cache, files, passwords and so on.

Tip 8: task manager

Here you have another problem with Google Chrome. Sometimes, Google Chrome is stuck as a process in the task manager of your computer. Some pages stay there although you have closed them. Therefore, we recommend you open the task manager and close all those pages you are not using anymore.

Tip 9: verify that your computer is free of malwares or virus

When your computer is infected with a malware or virus, it will start working slowly, so you must verify that your computer is free of these dangerous infections. How can you know if there is something slowing down your computer? Well, here you have the steps to follow:

  • Click on the three vertical points located in the upper right-hand corner of the web browser in order to open the settings of Google Chrome.
  • Click on “Settings”.
  • Then, click on “Advanced settings”, and then on “Reset and clean up”.
  • Click on “Clean up”.
  • Click on “Check”.

After these steps, your web browser will automatically look for malwares.

Tip 10: restore default settings

This last tip will help you restore default settings. It makes your web browser start from the beginning, so it is a good option if you are going crazy and you do not know what to do. In order to do this, follow these steps:

  • Click on the three vertical points located in the upper right-hand corner of the web browser in order to open the settings of Google Chrome.
  • Click on “Settings”.
  • Then, click on “Advanced settings”, and then on “Reset and clean up”.
  • There, you will find the following: “Restore settings to their original defaults”.

In conclusion

Thanks to this post, you will be able to find some different tips in order to get a faster Google Chrome web browser. Have in mind that these tips are also good to protect your personal and private information.