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How to install Chrome for Android beta

February 07, 2012 23:29 PST

Google just launched a beta version of Chrome for Android on February 07, 2012. With this beta version, you can browse fast on your Android smartphone or tablet, and bring your personalized Chrome experience with you anywhere you go. Like the desktop version, Chrome for Android Beta is focused on speed and simplicity.

Want to install Chrome for Android beta on your Andoird smartphone or tablet? please follow the steps below:

Tutorial: Install Chrome for Android beta

  1. Check whether Chrome for Android Beta is available for your device: Android 4.0+, Ice Cream Sandwich.
  2. Check whether Chrome for Android Beta is available for your location:
    • United States
    • Canada
    • United Kingdom
    • France
    • Germany
    • Spain
    • Australia
    • Japan
    • Korea
    • Mexico
    • Argentina
    • Brazil
  3. Download Chrome for Android Beta from the Android Market.
    • On your computer: Click Install, then choose the device where you want to install the browser.
    • On your mobile device: Touch Download., then touch Accept & download.

When the installation is complete, you will find the Chrome icon on the Home or All Apps screen. Touch the icon to open the browser.

Other resources about Chrome for Android beta

  • Youtube video: Chrome for Android Beta: The Basics
  • Introducing Android 4.0 - Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) is the latest version of the Android platform for phones, tablets, and more. It builds on the things people love most about Android - easy multitasking, rich notifications, customizable home screens, resizable widgets, and deep interactivity - and adds powerful new ways of communicating and sharing.


#1  posted on February 08, 2012 00:05 PST
Love it, replaced the stock browser for 99% of sites already. Needs UA switch and why does it open YouTube videos in browser instead of sending them to the app? I'm sure these minor issues will be fixed soon.

#2  posted on February 08, 2012 00:06 PST
It's fast. It looks amazing (better than the desktop version). And it has some great features, swipe the screen to switch tabs, sync tabs from desktop PC, auto-zoom tiny links, etc. It's not perfect, but it is a beta...

#3  posted on February 08, 2012 02:10 PST
Wow! What an improvement over stock browser. Super smooth on Galaxy Nexus 4.0.2. Pinch zoom is fricken phenomenal! Tabs are easy to use. Wouldn't mind having a close program option in the upper right pull-down. Thanks Google.

#4  posted on February 08, 2012 02:11 PST
Good, but not as smooth as Opera Mobile
Loads sites and tabs very quickly, like desktop Chrome. But choppy scrolling and navigation (just like the stock ICS browser) means I'm sticking with Opera Mobile for now.

#5  posted on February 08, 2012 02:52 PST
NO flash! UI is nice like it but seriously need Flash or at least HTLM 5 or anything that let's me see cnettv or car sites with 360 view of cars or even other sites that have flash content. GNexus ,I'll keep my ics browser

#6  posted on February 09, 2012 08:01 PST
Its very useful for me. Thanks a lot of

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