New Delhi: Google has started rolling out ‘Tab Groups’ on Chrome for Android devices. This new layout for Chrome tabs was first announced in 2019, and rolled out to desktops last year. The new layout on Chrome for Android gives an easier way for users to organise tabs.
The new tab layout has been enabled by default on any Android devices that are already using Chrome.
If you update to the latest Chrome version and still cannot see the new layout, you can enable it manually by heading over to ‘chrome://flags/#enable-tab-grid-layout’ in a browser tab. After this, you will reportedly have to restart the app twice to get the new layout to stay.
Chances are you may not be a huge fan of this change because it does add a bit of complexity to the experience, even if it’s for the sake of the organisation. The good news is you can disable the grid layout and tab groups with a simple step. Enter the below link in the address bar and select ‘Disabled’ from the drop-down menu.
All of these new updates will help the users with working and managing their work efficiently along with saving them time as well. Most phones can view six tabs at once; this layout has a switch option at the top to enable grid view which means that this view will not let Incognito tabs appear next to the regular tabs.
The grid view feature has been available for iOS users for some time now. This new update for Android users on Chrome 88 has already been available to users who got their recent Chrome 88 update while some are also using it through a side-server. It will soon become available for every Google Chrome user around.