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WARNING: EXPERIMENTAL FEATURES AHEAD! By enabling these features, you could lose browser data or compromise your security or privacy. Enabled features apply to all users of this browser.
WARNING: EXPERIMENTAL FEATURES AHEAD! By enabling these features, you could lose browser data or compromise your security or privacy. Enabled features apply to all users of this browser.
Silent Debugging
Silent Debugging
Do not show the infobar when an extension attaches to a page via chrome.debugger API. This is required to debug extension background pages. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS
Do not show the infobar when an extension attaches to a page via chrome.debugger API. This is required to debug extension background pages. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS
#silent-debugger-extension-api
#silent-debugger-extension-api
Debugging for packed apps
Debugging for packed apps
Enables debugging context menu options such as Inspect Element for packed applications. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS
Enables debugging context menu options such as Inspect Element for packed applications. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS
#debug-packed-apps
#debug-packed-apps
Fill passwords on account selection
Fill passwords on account selection
Filling of passwords when an account is explicitly selected by the user rather than autofilling credentials on page load. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
Filling of passwords when an account is explicitly selected by the user rather than autofilling credentials on page load. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#fill-on-account-select
#fill-on-account-select
Mark non-secure origins as non-secure
Mark non-secure origins as non-secure
Change the UI treatment for HTTP pages – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
Change the UI treatment for HTTP pages – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#enable-mark-http-as
#enable-mark-http-as
Override software rendering list
Override software rendering list
Overrides the built-in software rendering list and enables GPU-acceleration on unsupported system configurations. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
Overrides the built-in software rendering list and enables GPU-acceleration on unsupported system configurations. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#ignore-gpu-blacklist
#ignore-gpu-blacklist
Accelerated 2D canvas
Accelerated 2D canvas
Enables the use of the GPU to perform 2d canvas rendering instead of using software rendering. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
Enables the use of the GPU to perform 2d canvas rendering instead of using software rendering. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#disable-accelerated-2d-canvas
#disable-accelerated-2d-canvas
Composited render layer borders
Composited render layer borders
Renders a border around composited Render Layers to help debug and study layer compositing. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
Renders a border around composited Render Layers to help debug and study layer compositing. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#composited-layer-borders
#composited-layer-borders
Select HW overlay strategies
Select HW overlay strategies
Select strategies used to promote quads to HW overlays. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
Select strategies used to promote quads to HW overlays. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#overlay-strategies
#overlay-strategies
Tint GL-composited content
Tint GL-composited content
Tint contents composited using GL with a shade of red to help debug and study overlay support. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
Tint contents composited using GL with a shade of red to help debug and study overlay support. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#tint-gl-composited-content
#tint-gl-composited-content
Partial swap
Partial swap
Sets partial swap behavior. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
Sets partial swap behavior. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#ui-disable-partial-swap
#ui-disable-partial-swap
Enable Reader Mode
Enable Reader Mode
Allows viewing of simplified web pages by selecting 'Customize and control Chrome'>'Distill page' – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS
Allows viewing of simplified web pages by selecting 'Customize and control Chrome'>'Distill page' – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS
#enable-reader-mode
#enable-reader-mode
WebRTC remote-bound event logging
WebRTC remote-bound event logging
Allow collecting WebRTC event logs and uploading them to Crash. Please note that, even if enabled, this will still require a policy to be set, for it to have an effect. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS
Allow collecting WebRTC event logs and uploading them to Crash. Please note that, even if enabled, this will still require a policy to be set, for it to have an effect. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS
#enable-webrtc-remote-event-log
#enable-webrtc-remote-event-log
Negotiation with GCM cipher suites for SRTP in WebRTC
Negotiation with GCM cipher suites for SRTP in WebRTC
When enabled, WebRTC will try to negotiate GCM cipher suites for SRTP. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
When enabled, WebRTC will try to negotiate GCM cipher suites for SRTP. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#enable-webrtc-srtp-aes-gcm
#enable-webrtc-srtp-aes-gcm
WebRTC Stun origin header
WebRTC Stun origin header
When enabled, Stun messages generated by WebRTC will contain the Origin header. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
When enabled, Stun messages generated by WebRTC will contain the Origin header. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#enable-webrtc-stun-origin
#enable-webrtc-stun-origin
WebRTC hybrid Agc2/Agc1.
WebRTC hybrid Agc2/Agc1.
WebRTC Agc2 digital adaptation with Agc1 analog adaptation. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
WebRTC Agc2 digital adaptation with Agc1 analog adaptation. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#enable-webrtc-hybrid-agc
#enable-webrtc-hybrid-agc
WebRTC new encode cpu load estimator
WebRTC new encode cpu load estimator
Enable new estimator for the encoder cpu load, for evaluation and testing. Intended to improve accuracy when screen casting. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
Enable new estimator for the encoder cpu load, for evaluation and testing. Intended to improve accuracy when screen casting. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#enable-webrtc-new-encode-cpu-load-estimator
#enable-webrtc-new-encode-cpu-load-estimator
Anonymize local IPs exposed by WebRTC.
Anonymize local IPs exposed by WebRTC.
Conceal local IP addresses with mDNS hostnames. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS
Conceal local IP addresses with mDNS hostnames. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS
#enable-webrtc-hide-local-ips-with-mdns
#enable-webrtc-hide-local-ips-with-mdns
Experimental Extension APIs
Experimental Extension APIs
Enables experimental extension APIs. Note that the extension gallery doesn't allow you to upload extensions that use experimental APIs. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS
Enables experimental extension APIs. Note that the extension gallery doesn't allow you to upload extensions that use experimental APIs. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS
#extension-apis
#extension-apis
Extensions Toolbar Menu
Extensions Toolbar Menu
Enable a separate toolbar button and menu for extensions – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS
Enable a separate toolbar button and menu for extensions – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS
#extensions-toolbar-menu
#extensions-toolbar-menu
Extensions on chrome:// URLs
Extensions on chrome:// URLs
Enables running extensions on chrome:// URLs, where extensions explicitly request this permission. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
Enables running extensions on chrome:// URLs, where extensions explicitly request this permission. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#extensions-on-chrome-urls
#extensions-on-chrome-urls
History Manipulation Intervention
History Manipulation Intervention
If a page does a client side redirect or adds to the history without a user gesture, then skip it on back/forward UI. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
If a page does a client side redirect or adds to the history without a user gesture, then skip it on back/forward UI. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#enable-history-manipulation-intervention
#enable-history-manipulation-intervention
Disable pushState throttling
Disable pushState throttling
Disables throttling of history.pushState and history.replaceState method calls. This flag is deprecated and will be removed in Chrome 76. Use the switch --disable-ipc-flooding-protection instead. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
Disables throttling of history.pushState and history.replaceState method calls. This flag is deprecated and will be removed in Chrome 76. Use the switch --disable-ipc-flooding-protection instead. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#disable-pushstate-throttle
#disable-pushstate-throttle
Disable IPC flooding protection
Disable IPC flooding protection
Some javascript code can flood the inter process communication system. This protection limits the rate (calls/seconds) at which theses function can be used. This flag disables the protection. This flag is deprecated and will be removed in Chrome 76. Use the switch --disable-ipc-flooding-protection instead. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
Some javascript code can flood the inter process communication system. This protection limits the rate (calls/seconds) at which theses function can be used. This flag disables the protection. This flag is deprecated and will be removed in Chrome 76. Use the switch --disable-ipc-flooding-protection instead. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#disable-ipc-flooding-protection
#disable-ipc-flooding-protection
Show Autofill predictions
Show Autofill predictions
Annotates web forms with Autofill field type predictions as placeholder text. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
Annotates web forms with Autofill field type predictions as placeholder text. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#show-autofill-type-predictions
#show-autofill-type-predictions
Smooth Scrolling
Smooth Scrolling
Animate smoothly when scrolling page content. – Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
Animate smoothly when scrolling page content. – Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#smooth-scrolling
#smooth-scrolling
Overlay Scrollbars
Overlay Scrollbars
Enable the experimental overlay scrollbars implementation. You must also enable threaded compositing to have the scrollbars animate. – Windows, Linux, Chrome OS
Enable the experimental overlay scrollbars implementation. You must also enable threaded compositing to have the scrollbars animate. – Windows, Linux, Chrome OS
#overlay-scrollbars
#overlay-scrollbars
Flash Overlay Scrollbars After Any Scroll Update
Flash Overlay Scrollbars After Any Scroll Update
Flash Overlay Scrollbars After any scroll update happends in page. You must also enable Overlay Scrollbars. – Windows, Linux, Chrome OS
Flash Overlay Scrollbars After any scroll update happends in page. You must also enable Overlay Scrollbars. – Windows, Linux, Chrome OS
#overlay-scrollbars-flash-after-scroll-update
#overlay-scrollbars-flash-after-scroll-update
Flash Overlay Scrollbars When Mouse Enter
Flash Overlay Scrollbars When Mouse Enter
Flash Overlay Scrollbars When Mouse Enter a scrollable area. You must also enable Overlay Scrollbars. – Windows, Linux, Chrome OS
Flash Overlay Scrollbars When Mouse Enter a scrollable area. You must also enable Overlay Scrollbars. – Windows, Linux, Chrome OS
#overlay-scrollbars-flash-when-mouse-enter
#overlay-scrollbars-flash-when-mouse-enter
Experimental QUIC protocol
Experimental QUIC protocol
Enable experimental QUIC protocol support. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
Enable experimental QUIC protocol support. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#enable-quic
#enable-quic
Latest stable JavaScript features
Latest stable JavaScript features
Some web pages use legacy or non-standard JavaScript extensions that may conflict with the latest JavaScript features. This flag allows disabling support of those features for compatibility with such pages. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
Some web pages use legacy or non-standard JavaScript extensions that may conflict with the latest JavaScript features. This flag allows disabling support of those features for compatibility with such pages. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#disable-javascript-harmony-shipping
#disable-javascript-harmony-shipping
Experimental JavaScript
Experimental JavaScript
Enable web pages to use experimental JavaScript features. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
Enable web pages to use experimental JavaScript features. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#enable-javascript-harmony
#enable-javascript-harmony
WebAssembly baseline compiler
WebAssembly baseline compiler
Enables WebAssembly baseline compilation and tier up. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
Enables WebAssembly baseline compilation and tier up. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#enable-webassembly-baseline
#enable-webassembly-baseline
WebAssembly compiled module cache
WebAssembly compiled module cache
Enables caching of compiled WebAssembly modules. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
Enables caching of compiled WebAssembly modules. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#enable-webassembly-code-cache
#enable-webassembly-code-cache
WebAssembly code garbage collection
WebAssembly code garbage collection
Enables garbage collection of WebAssembly code. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
Enables garbage collection of WebAssembly code. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#enable-webassembly-code-gc
#enable-webassembly-code-gc
WebAssembly SIMD support.
WebAssembly SIMD support.
Enables support for the WebAssembly SIMD proposal. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
Enables support for the WebAssembly SIMD proposal. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#enable-webassembly-simd
#enable-webassembly-simd
WebAssembly threads support.
WebAssembly threads support.
Enables support for the WebAssembly Threads proposal. Implies #shared-array-buffer and #enable-webassembly. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
Enables support for the WebAssembly Threads proposal. Implies #shared-array-buffer and #enable-webassembly. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#enable-webassembly-threads
#enable-webassembly-threads
Experimental enabled SharedArrayBuffer support in JavaScript.
Experimental enabled SharedArrayBuffer support in JavaScript.
Enable SharedArrayBuffer support in JavaScript. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
Enable SharedArrayBuffer support in JavaScript. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#shared-array-buffer
#shared-array-buffer
Future V8 VM features
Future V8 VM features
This enables upcoming and experimental V8 VM features. This flag does not enable experimental JavaScript features. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
This enables upcoming and experimental V8 VM features. This flag does not enable experimental JavaScript features. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#enable-future-v8-vm-features
#enable-future-v8-vm-features
GPU rasterization
GPU rasterization
Use GPU to rasterize web content. Requires impl-side painting. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
Use GPU to rasterize web content. Requires impl-side painting. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#enable-gpu-rasterization
#enable-gpu-rasterization
Out of process rasterization
Out of process rasterization
Perform Ganesh raster in the GPU Process instead of the renderer. Must also enable GPU rasterization – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
Perform Ganesh raster in the GPU Process instead of the renderer. Must also enable GPU rasterization – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#enable-oop-rasterization
#enable-oop-rasterization
Experimental Web Platform features
Experimental Web Platform features
Enables experimental Web Platform features that are in development. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
Enables experimental Web Platform features that are in development. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#enable-experimental-web-platform-features
#enable-experimental-web-platform-features
Developer Tools experiments
Developer Tools experiments
Enables Developer Tools experiments. Use Settings panel in Developer Tools to toggle individual experiments. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS
Enables Developer Tools experiments. Use Settings panel in Developer Tools to toggle individual experiments. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS
#enable-devtools-experiments
#enable-devtools-experiments
Touch UI Layout
Touch UI Layout
Enables touch UI layout in the browser's top chrome. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS
Enables touch UI layout in the browser's top chrome. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS
#top-chrome-touch-ui
#top-chrome-touch-ui
New tab-loading animation
New tab-loading animation
Enables a new look for the tab-loading animation. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS
Enables a new look for the tab-loading animation. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS
#new-tab-loading-animation
#new-tab-loading-animation
Focus Mode
Focus Mode
If enabled, allows the user to switch to Focus Mode – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS
If enabled, allows the user to switch to Focus Mode – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS
#focus-mode
#focus-mode
Site settings
Add the All Sites list to Site Settings. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS
#site-settings
Touch Events API
Touch Events API
Force Touch Events API feature detection to always be enabled or disabled, or to be enabled when a touchscreen is detected on startup (Automatic). – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS
Force Touch Events API feature detection to always be enabled or disabled, or to be enabled when a touchscreen is detected on startup (Automatic). – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS
#touch-events
#touch-events
Touch adjustment
Touch adjustment
Refine the position of a touch gesture in order to compensate for touches having poor resolution compared to a mouse. – Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
Refine the position of a touch gesture in order to compensate for touches having poor resolution compared to a mouse. – Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#disable-touch-adjustment
#disable-touch-adjustment
Hardware-accelerated video decode
Hardware-accelerated video decode
Hardware-accelerated video decode where available. – Mac, Windows, Chrome OS, Android
Hardware-accelerated video decode where available. – Mac, Windows, Chrome OS, Android
#disable-accelerated-video-decode
#disable-accelerated-video-decode
Hardware-accelerated video encode
Hardware-accelerated video encode where available. – Mac, Windows, Chrome OS, Android
#disable-accelerated-video-encode
Enable History Favicons Google Server Query
Enable History Favicons Google Server Query
Allow retrieving favicons of non-local entries in the history WebUIs and the recent tabs menu using a Google server instead of Sync. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
Allow retrieving favicons of non-local entries in the history WebUIs and the recent tabs menu using a Google server instead of Sync. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#enable-history-favicons-google-server-query
#enable-history-favicons-google-server-query
Automatic password generation
Automatic password generation
Allow Chrome to offer to generate passwords when it detects account creation pages. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
Allow Chrome to offer to generate passwords when it detects account creation pages. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#automatic-password-generation
#automatic-password-generation
New password form parsing for filling passwords
New password form parsing for filling passwords
Replaces existing form parsing for filling in password manager with a new version, currently under development. WARNING: when enabled, Password Manager might stop working – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
Replaces existing form parsing for filling in password manager with a new version, currently under development. WARNING: when enabled, Password Manager might stop working – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#new-password-form-parsing
#new-password-form-parsing
New password form parsing for saving passwords
New password form parsing for saving passwords
Replaces existing form parsing for saving in password manager with a new version, currently under development. WARNING: when enabled, Password Manager might stop working – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
Replaces existing form parsing for saving in password manager with a new version, currently under development. WARNING: when enabled, Password Manager might stop working – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#new-password-form-parsing-for-saving
#new-password-form-parsing-for-saving
Use only new password form parsing
Use only new password form parsing
The old password form parsing is disabled – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
The old password form parsing is disabled – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#only-new-password-form-parsing
#only-new-password-form-parsing
Username first flow
Support of username saving and filling on username first flow i.e. login flows where a user has to type username first on one page and then password on another page – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#username-first-flow
Show autofill signatures.
Show autofill signatures.
Annotates web forms with Autofill signatures as HTML attributes. Also marks password fields suitable for password generation. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
Annotates web forms with Autofill signatures as HTML attributes. Also marks password fields suitable for password generation. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#enable-show-autofill-signatures
#enable-show-autofill-signatures
Use Google Payments sandbox servers
Use Google Payments sandbox servers
For developers: use the sandbox service for Google Payments API calls. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
For developers: use the sandbox service for Google Payments API calls. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#wallet-service-use-sandbox
#wallet-service-use-sandbox
Overscroll history navigation
Overscroll history navigation
History navigation in response to horizontal overscroll. – Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
History navigation in response to horizontal overscroll. – Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#overscroll-history-navigation
#overscroll-history-navigation
Pull-to-refresh gesture
Pull-to-refresh gesture
Pull-to-refresh gesture in response to vertical overscroll. – Windows, Linux, Chrome OS
Pull-to-refresh gesture in response to vertical overscroll. – Windows, Linux, Chrome OS
#pull-to-refresh
#pull-to-refresh
Touch initiated drag and drop
Touch initiated drag and drop
Touch drag and drop can be initiated through long press on a draggable element. – Windows, Chrome OS
Touch drag and drop can be initiated through long press on a draggable element. – Windows, Chrome OS
#enable-touch-drag-drop
#enable-touch-drag-drop
Enable navigation tracing
Enable navigation tracing
This is to be used in conjunction with the trace-upload-url flag. WARNING: When enabled, Chrome will record performance data for every navigation and upload it to the URL specified by the trace-upload-url flag. The trace may include personally identifiable information (PII) such as the titles and URLs of websites you visit. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
This is to be used in conjunction with the trace-upload-url flag. WARNING: When enabled, Chrome will record performance data for every navigation and upload it to the URL specified by the trace-upload-url flag. The trace may include personally identifiable information (PII) such as the titles and URLs of websites you visit. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#enable-navigation-tracing
#enable-navigation-tracing
Trace label for navigation tracing
Trace label for navigation tracing
This is to be used in conjunction with the enable-navigation-tracing flag. Please select the label that best describes the recorded traces. This will choose the destination the traces are uploaded to. If you are not sure, select other. If left empty, no traces will be uploaded. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
This is to be used in conjunction with the enable-navigation-tracing flag. Please select the label that best describes the recorded traces. This will choose the destination the traces are uploaded to. If you are not sure, select other. If left empty, no traces will be uploaded. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#trace-upload-url
#trace-upload-url
Substring matching for Autofill suggestions
Substring matching for Autofill suggestions
Match Autofill suggestions based on substrings (token prefixes) rather than just prefixes. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
Match Autofill suggestions based on substrings (token prefixes) rather than just prefixes. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#enable-suggestions-with-substring-match
#enable-suggestions-with-substring-match
Google Payments card saving checkbox
Google Payments card saving checkbox
Show the checkbox to offer local saving of a credit card downloaded from the server. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
Show the checkbox to offer local saving of a credit card downloaded from the server. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#enable-offer-store-unmasked-wallet-cards
#enable-offer-store-unmasked-wallet-cards
Device Discovery Notifications
Device Discovery Notifications
Device discovery notifications on local network. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS
Device discovery notifications on local network. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS
#device-discovery-notifications
#device-discovery-notifications
XPS in Google Cloud Print
XPS in Google Cloud Print
XPS enables advanced options for classic printers connected to the Cloud Print with Chrome. Printers must be re-connected after changing this flag. – Windows
XPS enables advanced options for classic printers connected to the Cloud Print with Chrome. Printers must be re-connected after changing this flag. – Windows
#enable-cloud-print-xps
#enable-cloud-print-xps
WebGL 2.0 Compute
WebGL 2.0 Compute
Enable the use of WebGL 2.0 Compute API. – Windows, Linux, Chrome OS
Enable the use of WebGL 2.0 Compute API. – Windows, Linux, Chrome OS
#enable-webgl2-compute-context
#enable-webgl2-compute-context
WebGL Draft Extensions
WebGL Draft Extensions
Enabling this option allows web applications to access the WebGL Extensions that are still in draft status. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
Enabling this option allows web applications to access the WebGL Extensions that are still in draft status. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#enable-webgl-draft-extensions
#enable-webgl-draft-extensions
Identity consistency between browser and cookie jar
Identity consistency between browser and cookie jar
When enabled, the browser manages signing in and out of Google accounts. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
When enabled, the browser manages signing in and out of Google accounts. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#account-consistency
#account-consistency
Show sync paused reason is the setup of cookie settings.
If enabled and the user is in sync paused state because of cookie settings set to clear cookies on exit, we show the user a message with the reason in the user menu. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#show-sync-paused-reason-cookies-cleared-on-exit
Zero-copy rasterizer
Zero-copy rasterizer
Raster threads write directly to GPU memory associated with tiles. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
Raster threads write directly to GPU memory associated with tiles. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#enable-zero-copy
#enable-zero-copy
Select which UI to use for translate bubble
Select which UI to use for translate bubble
Three bubble options to choose. Existing UI is selected by default – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS
Three bubble options to choose. Existing UI is selected by default – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS
#translate-ui-bubble-options
#translate-ui-bubble-options
Enable native notifications.
Enable native notifications.
Enable support for using the native notification toasts and notification center on platforms where these are available. – Mac, Windows, Linux
Enable support for using the native notification toasts and notification center on platforms where these are available. – Mac, Windows, Linux
#enable-native-notifications
#enable-native-notifications
In-Product Help Demo Mode
In-Product Help Demo Mode
Selects the In-Product Help demo mode. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
Selects the In-Product Help demo mode. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#in-product-help-demo-mode-choice
#in-product-help-demo-mode-choice
Threaded scrolling
Threaded scrolling
Threaded handling of scroll-related input events. Disabling this will force all such scroll events to be handled on the main thread. Note that this can dramatically hurt scrolling performance of most websites and is intended for testing purposes only. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
Threaded handling of scroll-related input events. Disabling this will force all such scroll events to be handled on the main thread. Note that this can dramatically hurt scrolling performance of most websites and is intended for testing purposes only. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#disable-threaded-scrolling
#disable-threaded-scrolling
Extension Content Verification
Extension Content Verification
This flag can be used to turn on verification that the contents of the files on disk for extensions from the webstore match what they're expected to be. This can be used to turn on this feature if it would not otherwise have been turned on, but cannot be used to turn it off (because this setting can be tampered with by malware). – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS
This flag can be used to turn on verification that the contents of the files on disk for extensions from the webstore match what they're expected to be. This can be used to turn on this feature if it would not otherwise have been turned on, but cannot be used to turn it off (because this setting can be tampered with by malware). – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS
#extension-content-verification
#extension-content-verification
Reduce default 'referer' header granularity.
Reduce default 'referer' header granularity.
If a page hasn't set an explicit referrer policy, setting this flag will reduce the amount of information in the 'referer' header for cross-origin requests. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
If a page hasn't set an explicit referrer policy, setting this flag will reduce the amount of information in the 'referer' header for cross-origin requests. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#reduced-referrer-granularity
#reduced-referrer-granularity
Enable Committed Interstitials for HTTP Auth
Enable Committed Interstitials for HTTP Auth
Use committed error pages instead of transient navigation entries for HTTP auth interstitial pages. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
Use committed error pages instead of transient navigation entries for HTTP auth interstitial pages. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#http-auth-committed-interstitials
#http-auth-committed-interstitials
Isolate additional origins
Isolate additional origins
Requires dedicated processes for an additional set of origins, specified as a comma-separated list. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
Requires dedicated processes for an additional set of origins, specified as a comma-separated list. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#isolate-origins
#isolate-origins
KidsMangement Url Classification
KidsMangement Url Classification
Uses KidsManagementService to classify URLs for Kid Accounts. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
Uses KidsManagementService to classify URLs for Kid Accounts. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#kids-management-url-classification
#kids-management-url-classification
Disable site isolation
Disable site isolation
Disables site isolation (SitePerProcess, IsolateOrigins, etc). Intended for diagnosing bugs that may be due to out-of-process iframes. Opt-out has no effect if site isolation is force-enabled using a command line switch or using an enterprise policy. Caution: this disables important mitigations for the Spectre CPU vulnerability affecting most computers. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
Disables site isolation (SitePerProcess, IsolateOrigins, etc). Intended for diagnosing bugs that may be due to out-of-process iframes. Opt-out has no effect if site isolation is force-enabled using a command line switch or using an enterprise policy. Caution: this disables important mitigations for the Spectre CPU vulnerability affecting most computers. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#site-isolation-trial-opt-out
#site-isolation-trial-opt-out
Use Blink's zoom for device scale factor.
Use Blink's zoom for device scale factor.
If enabled, Blink uses its zooming mechanism to scale content for device scale factor. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
If enabled, Blink uses its zooming mechanism to scale content for device scale factor. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#enable-use-zoom-for-dsf
#enable-use-zoom-for-dsf
Previews Allowed
Previews Allowed
Allows previews to be shown subject to specific preview types being enabled and the client experiencing specific triggering conditions. May be used as a kill-switch to turn off all potential preview types. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
Allows previews to be shown subject to specific preview types being enabled and the client experiencing specific triggering conditions. May be used as a kill-switch to turn off all potential preview types. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#allow-previews
#allow-previews
Data Saver Server Previews
Data Saver Server Previews
Allow the Data Reduction Proxy to serve previews. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
Allow the Data Reduction Proxy to serve previews. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#data-saver-server-previews
#data-saver-server-previews
Ignore Previews Blocklist
Ignore Previews Blocklist
Ignore decisions made by the PreviewsBlockList – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
Ignore decisions made by the PreviewsBlockList – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#ignore-previews-blocklist
#ignore-previews-blocklist
Ignore Lite Page Redirect Preview Optimization Hints Blacklist
Ignore Lite Page Redirect Preview Optimization Hints Blacklist
Ignore blacklist decisions made by Optimization Hints for Lite Page Redirect previews – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
Ignore blacklist decisions made by Optimization Hints for Lite Page Redirect previews – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#ignore-litepage-redirect-optimization-blacklist
#ignore-litepage-redirect-optimization-blacklist
Use an alternative Data Saver back end configuration.
Use an alternative Data Saver back end configuration.
Enable a different approach to saving data by configuring the back end server – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
Enable a different approach to saving data by configuring the back end server – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#enable-data-reduction-proxy-server-experiment
#enable-data-reduction-proxy-server-experiment
NoScript previews
NoScript previews
Enable disabling JavaScript on some pages on slow networks. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
Enable disabling JavaScript on some pages on slow networks. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#enable-noscript-previews
#enable-noscript-previews
Enable resource loading hints
Enable resource loading hints
Enable using server-provided resource loading hints to provide a preview over slow network connections. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
Enable using server-provided resource loading hints to provide a preview over slow network connections. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#enable-resource-loading-hints
#enable-resource-loading-hints
Allow invalid certificates for resources loaded from localhost.
Allow invalid certificates for resources loaded from localhost.
Allows requests to localhost over HTTPS even when an invalid certificate is presented. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
Allows requests to localhost over HTTPS even when an invalid certificate is presented. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#allow-insecure-localhost
#allow-insecure-localhost
App Banners
Enable the display of Progressive Web App banners, which prompt a user to add a web app to their shelf, or other platform-specific equivalent. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS
#enable-app-banners
Bypass user engagement checks
Bypass user engagement checks
Bypasses user engagement checks for displaying app banners, such as requiring that users have visited the site before and that the banner hasn't been shown recently. This allows developers to test that other eligibility requirements for showing app banners, such as having a manifest, are met. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
Bypasses user engagement checks for displaying app banners, such as requiring that users have visited the site before and that the banner hasn't been shown recently. This allows developers to test that other eligibility requirements for showing app banners, such as having a manifest, are met. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#bypass-app-banner-engagement-checks
#bypass-app-banner-engagement-checks
Desktop PWAs Link Capturing
Desktop PWAs local updating
Experimentally enable link capturing for Desktop PWAs. Navigations to URLs that are in-scope of Desktop PWAs will open in a window. Requires #enable-desktop-pwas. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS
Enable installed PWAs to update their app manifest data when the site manifest data has changed. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS
#enable-desktop-pwas-link-capturing
#enable-desktop-pwas-local-updating
Desktop PWAs Unified Installation.
New unified installation process for Desktop PWAs. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS
#enable-desktop-pwas-unified-install
System Web Apps
System Web Apps
Experimental system for using the Desktop PWA framework for running SystemApps (e.g Settings, Discover). – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS
Experimental system for using the Desktop PWA framework for running SystemApps (e.g Settings, Discover). – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS
#enable-system-webapps
#enable-system-webapps
Desktop PWAs out-of-scope links open in the app window
Links to sites in a different scope will open inside the PWA window as opposed to in the browser. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS
#enable-desktop-pwas-stay-in-window
Desktop PWAs installable from the omnibox
Desktop PWAs installable from the omnibox
When on a site that passes PWA installation requirements show a button in the omnibox for installing it. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS
When on a site that passes PWA installation requirements show a button in the omnibox for installing it. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS
#enable-desktop-pwas-omnibox-install
#enable-desktop-pwas-omnibox-install
Load Media Router Component Extension
Load Media Router Component Extension
Loads the Media Router component extension at startup. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS
Loads the Media Router component extension at startup. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS
#load-media-router-component-extension
#load-media-router-component-extension
Connect to Cast devices on all IP addresses
Connect to Cast devices on all IP addresses
Have the Media Router connect to Cast devices on all IP addresses, not just RFC1918/RFC4193 private addresses. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS
Have the Media Router connect to Cast devices on all IP addresses, not just RFC1918/RFC4193 private addresses. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS
#media-router-cast-allow-all-ips
#media-router-cast-allow-all-ips
Cast Media Route Provider
Enables the native Cast Media Route Provider implementation to be used instead of the implementation in the Media Router component extension. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS
#cast-media-route-provider
DIAL Media Route Provider
Enables the native DIAL Media Route Provider implementation to be used instead of the implementation in the Media Router component extension. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS
#dial-media-route-provider
Mirroring Service
Enables the native Mirroring Service for mirroring tabs or desktop to Chromecast. Requires AudioServiceAudioStreams to also be enabled. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS
#mirroring-service
Causes audio output streams to check if channel layouts other than the default hardware layout are available.
Causes audio output streams to check if channel layouts other than the default hardware layout are available.
Causes audio output streams to check if channel layouts other than the default hardware layout are available. Turning this on will allow the OS to do stereo to surround expansion if supported. May expose third party driver bugs, use with caution. – Windows
Causes audio output streams to check if channel layouts other than the default hardware layout are available. Turning this on will allow the OS to do stereo to surround expansion if supported. May expose third party driver bugs, use with caution. – Windows
#try-supported-channel-layouts
#try-supported-channel-layouts
WebVR
WebVR
Enables access to experimental Virtual Reality functionality via the WebVR 1.1 API. This feature will eventually be replaced by the WebXR Device API. Warning: Enabling this will also allow WebVR content on insecure origins to access these powerful APIs, and may pose a security risk. Controllers are exposed as Gamepads, and WebVR-specific attributes are exposed. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
Enables access to experimental Virtual Reality functionality via the WebVR 1.1 API. This flag is deprecated and will be removed as soon as Chrome 79. This feature will eventually be replaced by the WebXR Device API. Warning: Enabling this will also allow WebVR content on insecure origins to access these powerful APIs, and may pose a security risk. Controllers are exposed as Gamepads, and WebVR-specific attributes are exposed. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#enable-webvr
#enable-webvr
WebXR Device API
WebXR Device API
Enables access to experimental APIs to interact with Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) devices. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
Enables access to experimental APIs to interact with Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) devices. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#webxr
#webxr
WebXR Hit Test
WebXR Hit Test
Enables access to raycasting against estimated XR scene geometry. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
Enables access to raycasting against estimated XR scene geometry. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#webxr-hit-test
#webxr-hit-test
WebXR Plane Detection
WebXR Plane Detection
Enables access to planes detected in the user's environment. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
Enables access to planes detected in the user's environment. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#webxr-plane-detection
#webxr-plane-detection
Orientation sensors for XR
Orientation sensors for XR
Allow use of orientation sensors for XR if present – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS
Allow use of orientation sensors for XR if present – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS
#webxr-orientation-sensor-device
#webxr-orientation-sensor-device
OpenVR hardware support
OpenVR hardware support
If enabled, Chrome will use OpenVR devices for VR (supported only on Windows 10 or later). – Windows
If enabled, Chrome will use OpenVR devices for VR (supported only on Windows 10 or later). – Windows
#openvr
#openvr
Windows Mixed Reality support
Windows Mixed Reality support
If enabled, Chrome will use Windows Mixed Reality devices for VR (supported only on Windows 10 or later). – Windows
If enabled, Chrome will use Windows Mixed Reality devices for VR (supported only on Windows 10 or later). – Windows
#windows-mixed-reality
#windows-mixed-reality
XR device sandboxing
XR device sandboxing
If enabled, Chrome will host VR APIs in a restricted process on desktop. – Windows
If enabled, Chrome will host VR APIs in a restricted process on desktop. – Windows
#xr-sandbox
#xr-sandbox
Experimental system keyboard lock
Experimental system keyboard lock
Enables websites to use the keyboard.lock() API to intercept system keyboard shortcuts and have the events routed directly to the website when in fullscreen mode. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS
Enables websites to use the keyboard.lock() API to intercept system keyboard shortcuts and have the events routed directly to the website when in fullscreen mode. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS
#system-keyboard-lock
#system-keyboard-lock
Block scripts loaded via document.write
Block scripts loaded via document.write
Disallows fetches for third-party parser-blocking scripts inserted into the main frame via document.write. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
Disallows fetches for third-party parser-blocking scripts inserted into the main frame via document.write. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#disallow-doc-written-script-loads
#disallow-doc-written-script-loads
Use Windows Runtime MIDI API
Use Windows Runtime MIDI API
Use Windows Runtime MIDI API for WebMIDI (effective only on Windows 10 or later). – Windows
Use Windows Runtime MIDI API for WebMIDI (effective only on Windows 10 or later). – Windows
#use-winrt-midi-api
#use-winrt-midi-api
Enable AppContainer Lockdown.
Enable AppContainer Lockdown.
Enables the use of an AppContainer on sandboxed processes to improve security. – Windows
Enables the use of an AppContainer on sandboxed processes to improve security. – Windows
#enable-appcontainer
#enable-appcontainer
Enable aura tooltips on Windows
Enables aura tooltips instead of the native comctl32 tooltips on Windows. – Windows
#enable-aura-tooltips-on-windows
Enable offering upload of Autofilled credit cards
Enable offering upload of Autofilled credit cards
Enables a new option to upload credit cards to Google Payments for sync to all Chrome devices. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
Enables a new option to upload credit cards to Google Payments for sync to all Chrome devices. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#enable-autofill-credit-card-upload
#enable-autofill-credit-card-upload
Force UI direction
Force UI direction
Explicitly force the UI to left-to-right (LTR) or right-to-left (RTL) mode, overriding the default direction of the UI language. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
Explicitly force the UI to left-to-right (LTR) or right-to-left (RTL) mode, overriding the default direction of the UI language. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#force-ui-direction
#force-ui-direction
Force text direction
Force text direction
Explicitly force the per-character directionality of UI text to left-to-right (LTR) or right-to-left (RTL) mode, overriding the default direction of the character language. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
Explicitly force the per-character directionality of UI text to left-to-right (LTR) or right-to-left (RTL) mode, overriding the default direction of the character language. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#force-text-direction
#force-text-direction
TLS 1.3 downgrade hardening
TLS 1.3 downgrade hardening
This option enables the TLS 1.3 downgrade hardening mechanism. This hardens TLS 1.3 connections while remaining compatible with TLS 1.0 through 1.2 connections. Firewalls and proxies that do not function when this is enabled do not implement TLS 1.0 through 1.2 correctly or securely. They must be fixed by vendors. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
This option enables the TLS 1.3 downgrade hardening mechanism. This hardens TLS 1.3 connections while remaining compatible with TLS 1.0 through 1.2 connections. Firewalls and proxies that do not function when this is enabled do not implement TLS 1.0 through 1.2 correctly or securely. They must be fixed by vendors. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#enforce-tls13-downgrade
#enfor
TLS 1.3 Early Data
This option enables TLS 1.3 Early Data, allowing GET requests to be sent during the handshake when resuming a connection to a compatible TLS 1.3 server. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#enable-tls13-early-data
Scroll Anchor Serialization
Save the scroll anchor and use it to restore the scroll position when navigating. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#enable-scroll-anchor-serialization
User Activation v2
Enable simple user activation for APIs that are otherwise controlled by user gesture tokens. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#user-activation-v2
Password import
Import functionality in password settings. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#PasswordImport
Rewrite LevelDB instances after full deletions
Rewrite LevelDB instances to remove traces of deleted data from disk. – Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android
#rewrite-leveldb-on-deletion
Passive Event Listener Override
Forces touchstart, touchmove, mousewheel and wheel event listeners (which haven't requested otherwise) to be treated as passive. This will break touch/wheel behavior on some websites but is us
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