Google Chrome is one of the best web browsers on Android with a ton of features that sets it apart from others. It isn’t just the best and most popular Android web browser because it’s from Google, the features it has speaks for it.
It’s not a surprise to find a lot of people using Google Chrome to access the web but don’t know about its special features. Sure, Chrome has a lot of popular and hidden features to get the most out of it.
One feature that keeps surprising users is the hidden games in Google Chrome. I wonder why it’s called hidden in most cases.
You see an image like this on Google Chrome browser when you try accessing a webpage while your mobile data or WiFi is turned off or unavailable. If you haven’t already found out, that is a simple game to keep you busy and most times, you just get addicted to it.
And then you wouldn’t want to turn on the mobile data or WiFi.
To play the game on mobile, just tap on the little dinosaur and keep jumping when you get to obstacles.
That’s by the way for now, let’s get back to the business of today.
Like most interesting features on Chrome, you can comfortably save any webpage offline and view it anytime you wish. This comes handy when you are almost getting out of data or your phone is about to turn off.
Isn’t it interesting to find out?
Well, you might not have thought about it or given it a try. But, here are some cool reasons why you should start using the Chrome offline page saving feature as much as possible.
- Downloading webpages for offline viewing comes handy when you are out of data and would want to access the page again.
- Instead of taking screenshots of a webpage, saving it offline gives you the entire webpage anytime.
- Phone about to off, you can save the page and view later
- Saving a page can save you from any changes to the original webpage, thereby giving you an offline copy.
- You can use it when you connect to a limited WiFi Hotspot. You can even download more than 20 webpages and view them later instead clustering your browser with too many tabs that could even slow down most phones.
Once you get used to the feature, more reasons will naturally fall in.
Now let’s see how to easily save webpages offline via Google Chrome.
Steps on How to save webpages Offline on Google Chrome | Mobile
It’s literally very simple to save a webpage to your mobile device for offline viewing. All you need to do are,
- Open the webpage via Google Chrome browser
- Once it’s loaded completely, click on the options button (3 dotted icons at the top right of your screen)
- The next step is very simple and that’s the shot. Click on the download icon to save/download the current page offline.
- Depending on the page size or network speed, it shouldn’t take up to 5 seconds.
- Once the page is downloaded, you can view it anytime in the downloads folder or via Chrome. The contents would also include images and every other content on the page, apart from Ads which needs mobile data to load.
To access the downloads on Chrome,
- Click on the options button at the top
- Click on Downloads
- Select the offline page in the downloads list. It’s saved with the website’s post name or topic so you can easily find it.
Steps on How to save webpages Offline on Google Chrome | PC
Always accessing the web on your PC?Chrome has got you covered.
T o save pages offline on your PC so you can view them later, it’s just a few clicks and you can save any webpage to view at at any convenient time.
- Make sure you have Google installed Google Chrome on your PC. If possible, install the latest version.
- Open the website you wish to save offline to your PC.
- Once it’s loaded, click on the Options button at the top right.
- Scroll down to More Tools
- Select Save page as
- You can just skip step 3-4 by just pressing CTRL + C
- You can now save the page with any name of your choice.
- There’s also an option to save the Webpage complete or just the Webpage HTML
- Once saved with a preferred name and mode, you can access it anytime you wish without the need for a mobile data connection or WiFi Hotspot.
With this simple clicks, you can always save yourself the stress of reopening webpages all the time. Try it, get used to it and tell your friends they can always save webpages offline on Google Chrome to be viewed later.
You can even send the file to another phone and also view it without data. It’s a great feature!
You should also check out how to recover saved passwords in Google Chrome for PC and Android devices.