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Chrome Now Gets Power Saving Capabilities That Have Been Promised For A Long Time

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When compared to the desktop version, Google Chrome stands as one of the finest Android web browsers. Google set out on a mission to dispel the browser’s image as a drain on system resources with the release of Chrome 108 in December, introducing new features like Memory Saving and Energy Saver. Both improvements are available in Chrome 110 for desktops at this time.

Chrome now has a new Memory Saver function that prioritizes current tabs and other apps to make the most efficient use of system resources. You may return to a dormant tab to reload it and see how much RAM Memory Saver has freed up by checking the Omnibox notice, even if the tab has been snoozed and moved to the background but is still accessible through the tab strip.

Energy Saver is quite similar to Chrome’s native power saving features, but it is designed to lessen Chrome’s drain on laptop and Chromebook batteries. When your battery life decreases below 20%, Energy Saving may be set to activate automatically. A leaf symbol will appear next to the Omnibox, and there will be less flashy effects overall when this mode is used. Google says it can accomplish these reductions by removing smooth scrolling and webpage animations and by lowering video frame rates.

The new Memory Saving and Energy Saver features are on by default on Chrome 110 stable channel releases for Chromebooks, Windows, and Mac. Whitelisting websites in Memory Saver to prevent it from sleeping on them is one simple approach to restrict Memory Saver’s impact or turn it off entirely. Chrome now has the option to automatically activate Energy Saving when a charger is disconnected.

The Performance settings menu in Chrome is where you’ll find the options to turn on Memory Saving and Energy Saver.