Google Chrome browser is now available for download on iPhone officially . Available in App Store , you can download Chrome browser on your iOS device . If you are jailbroken , you can also set the default browser to Chrome by replacing Mobile Safari . We tested Chrome on iPhone and iPod and the performance was quite fast . You can open unlimited tabs unlike the restriction of 8 tabs on mobile Safari . Although its Google’s first attempt of Chrome on iOS , they have to do even better to beat the speed and ease of use that Apple has mastered on Mobile Safari all these years . If you are looking for the ultimate Safari alternative for iOS , Google Chrome is here .
Google Chrome for iOS Features :
There are not many features on Chrome that sets it apart from the already available stock of mobile browsers . Google has kept it fairly simple and put attention to speed and easy to use interface as it has done on the computer , making it the No #1 internet browser in the world beating long time winner Mozilla Firefox . Firefox is not violable on iOS yet , but after this launch we expect them to start thinking on this .
- Login in Chrome on your iPhone to bring all open tabs on your computer to your mobile . Also sync your settings and personalize it for your ease
- Open and quickly switch between an unlimited number of tabs
- Send pages from Chrome on your computer to your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad and read them offline
- Built in Voice Search allows you to perform voice searches directly in the browser using Google Chrome
- Most Visited websites like the Speed Dial for desktop version of the browser
- Predictive Text when searching or entering web url
Download Google Chrome for iOS :
Here is the link to download Chrome from AppStore . You can launch AppStore app on your iOS device and search “Google Chrome” and install it . iTunes Link .
How to Setup Chrome as Default Browser on iPhone :
- First jailbreak your iPhone and install Cydia . All jailbreak tutorials here .
- On Cydia add the following source rpetri.ch/repo by going to Manage > Sources > Edit > Add
- Now search and install BrowserChooser tweak
- This add a tab under Settings > BrowserChooser that allows you to select your default browser whenever you click a link on emails , text messages etc .
- You can install and then select any of the available browsers on AppStore like recently added Chrome, Opera Mini, iCab Mobile, Dolphin Browser and Atomic Browser.
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