How to Enable Reader Mode in Chrome for Android

How to Enable Reader Mode in Chrome for Android - Android - on account of Chrome yet the perusing knowledge on some asset escalated sites still an issue.

Android has made some amazing progress with regards to its perusing abilities, on account of Chrome yet the perusing knowledge on some asset escalated sites still remains an issue. In the event that a webpage is intensely stacked with advertisements and other irritating increases, perusing can get awkward with every one of the diversions.

While there are apps like PocketInstapaperReadability etc. which let you read articles from the web in a messiness free ordeal, imagine a scenario in which you need to peruse an article at the exact instant on Chrome. All things considered, that is the place the Reader mode on Chrome proves to be useful.

On the off chance that you have utilized the Microsoft Edge browser, you should know about Reader mode, which strips away everything except for the content and pictures, making articles a considerable measure cleaner and simple to peruse. Gratefully, Chrome on Android incorporates a Reader Mode as well yet Google is yet to empower it for everybody. Be that as it may, there’s an approach to empower it.

How you can enable Reader Mode in Chrome on Android:

Step 1:

Open Chrome on your Android smartphone or tablet and type “chrome://flags” in the address/search bar and hit enter. The Chrome Flags page will open up.

How to Enable Reader Mode in Chrome for Android

Note: If you aren’t aware, Chrome Flags are a set of experimental features and options buried inside Chrome for developers and tinkerers. You can check out our detailed guide on Chrome Flags, if you are looking to know more.

Step 2:

Hit the three dot button in the top right corner and tap “Find in page “. Search for “Reader mode” and you will see the option “Reader Mode triggering” set to “Default”.                                                                                            How to Enable Reader Mode in Chrome for Android

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Step 3:

Change it to “Always”, if you want to force the Reader mode on every webpage or select “Appears to be an article “, which lets Chrome detect articles. We will recommend you the “Always” option, since that works every time unlike the other options, which failed to detect articles for us. Then, hit the “Relaunch Now” button at the bottom to save these settings and relaunch Chrome.                                                                                           How to Enable Reader Mode in Chrome for AndroidStep 4:

Once enabled, you will see a“Make page mobile-friendly” button at the end of the webpage. You can simply tap the button to open the page in the Reader mode or mobile-friendly view.

How to Enable Reader Mode in Chrome for Android

Now read articles on your Android smartphone without any distraction with Chrome

You would agree that the steps to enable Reader mode in Chrome are pretty simple, so you should have no problems enabling it. It’s also important to note that even though it’s an experimental feature, it worked pretty flawlessly for us most of the time. So, what are you waiting for? Open up Chrome on your Android device and enable Reader mode to start reading without any distractions.


About the author

Venkatesan Prabu

Wikitechy Founder, Author, International Speaker, and Job Consultant. My role as the CEO of Wikitechy, I help businesses build their next generation digital platforms and help with their product innovation and growth strategy. I'm a frequent speaker at tech conferences and events.

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