Turn on Page prefetch in Google Chrome on Android


For enjoying web surfing to the fullest it is of utmost importance that one keeps his/her web browser in good shape. We have seen some methods to make google chrome faster and enabling page prefetch is one of those.

Turn on Page prefetch in Google Chrome on Android

Especially on mobile devices it is very important that we keep a good eye on the health of our  mobile device as well as our web browser.

What is Page prefetch?

The main purpose of the 'Prefetch' or 'Prerender' feature of Google chrome is to make your web browsing much faster. The main concept behind prefetch is to take a look at linked pages of the currently open web page and cace them even before the user open those pages.

How to turn on page prefetch on Android?

We have already seen turning on page prefetch on a PC, in this step by step tutorial we'll see how to turn on page prefetch on Android.

Step 1 :

Open Google Chrome on your Android device.

Step 2 :

Tap “More”

Turn on page prefetch in Google Chrome on Android
Step 3 :

Click on “Settings”.

Turn on page prefetch in Google Chrome on Android
Step 4 :

Go to the “Advanced” section.

Turn on page prefetch in Google Chrome on Android
Step 5 :

Tap on “Privacy”.

Step 6 :

Locate the section which says – “Use a prediction service to load pages more quickly.”

Turn on page prefetch in Google Chrome on Android
Step 7 :

Check the checkbox next to it.

Turn on page prefetch in Google Chrome on Android

Conclusion :

Keeping your web browser fit and fine is very important for a seemless internet surfing experience. Some other methods to achieve this goal is by turning off unnecessary chrome extensions, using task manager of Google chrome, search websites directly from omnibox etc. Just make these tips a part of your working habit and your Chrome will become a lot smoother.