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How to activate the Chrome Material Design look on your phone | Browsers

Google is testing a new look for Chrome on the phone, just as it did on the PC. With the change, the application starts to adopt the new identity of Material Design, whose main novelty is the use of rectangles with rounded corners throughout the interface. In addition, the flap alternator brings the pages horizontally arranged instead of overlapping.

Check out, in the following tutorial, how to activate and test the new browser look on your phone. The procedure was performed on an iPhone 8 running iOS 12 Beta and an iPhone 8 Plus running iOS 11.4.1.

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Step 1. Open Chrome and, in the address bar, type with about: flags (without quotes) and tap "Go" to access the special address.

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Access Chrome Flags Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Step 2. Locate the "UI Refresh Phase 1" experiment and select the "Enabled" option.

Activate the indicated option Photo: Reproduo / Helito BijoraActivate the indicated option Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Activate the indicated option Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Step 3. Do the same with the item "UI Refresh Location Bar".

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Activate the indicated option Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Step 4. Finally, close the Chrome app and open your browser again. The new look will be displayed.

New look for Chrome on your phone Photo: Reproduo / Helito BijoraNew look for Chrome on your phone Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

New look for Chrome on your phone Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Take advantage of the tips to get to know the new look of Chrome before launch. If you want to return to the previous interface, go to Chrome Flags and tap on "Reset all to default" in the upper right corner of the screen.

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