Google’s latest update brings safer browsing, a new home screen, better translation and more for Chrome on iOS

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Google’s latest update brings safer browsing, a new home screen, better translation and more for Chrome on iOS
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  • Google introduces Enhanced Safe Browsing, AutoFill passwords and more for Chrome on iOS.
  • Enhanced Safe Browsing was earlier present on Android
  • Google said, more features will be coming to Chrome on iOS in the coming weeks.
Google recently rolled out Chrome 103 for iOS, Android and desktop with improvements like enhanced protection, which is said to protect users from phishing and malware attacks. Other features include auto-fill passwords, revamped home screen, improved website language translation, and Chrome actions.
Features such as Enhanced Safe Browsing were already present on Chrome’s Android and desktop versions. Google also said, more features will be coming to Chrome on iOS in the coming weeks.

New features coming to Chrome for iOS


Enhanced Safe Browsing


With this new feature, users will get enhanced protection from malware, phishing and other web-based threats.
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When the user turns on the Enhanced Safe Browsing feature, Chrome will predict and warn if a website is unsafe by sending checking information. Chrome will also warn you when your username or password has been compromised.
To enable enhanced safe browsing-
  • Update your Chrome to its latest version.
  • Then click on More > Settings > Enhanced Safe Browsing

AutoFill passwords


With this update, Google is adding the AutoFill passwords feature. It will automatically fill in your password on any application or website.
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To enable autoFill passwords-
  • Open Chrome on iPhone or iPad.
  • Go to ‘Setting’ and tap on ‘Passwords.’
  • Then tap on ‘Passwords in other apps.’
  • Then, click on ‘Open settings.’ It will take you to ‘Passwords,’ tap on ‘AutoFill Passwords’ and select ‘Chrome’ to enable autoFill passwords.

Revamped home screen


This feature brings redesigned Chrome’s main screen. A new interface helps in discovering new content or starting a fresh search. Meanwhile, users will still be able to see recent tabs and frequently visited websites.
Improved website language translation
Chrome for iOS and iPad is getting improved website language translation. This feature uses on-device machine learning to make websites available in your local language.

Chrome Actions


Google has not added this feature yet but once released users can access different features from the Chrome address bar such as clear browsing data, set Chrome as the default browser, and open an incognito tab or window.

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