Set Chrome As Default Browser For Android: Chrome 54 Now Supports Background Media Playback And More

Why should you make Chrome as default browser on Android? There are several reasons to consider Chrome browser for Android, which we will discuss in this article later after saying some words about the newly available Chrome 54 for Android.


Google Chrome 54 was made available as a beta version of mobile web browser for Android last month and today it has been released for download. Finally, the Chrome 54 for Android is out of its beta stage, gets new tab pages, ability to play videos in the background and much more.

Version 54.0.2840.68 of Chrome for Android can now play media in the background for sites that supports it. Once you exit the app, your playing video will pause, and users can also get control over it by pressing the play on the media notifications to resume that videos’ audio. Point to be noted, is that, this video playing feature also works with YouTube’s mobile sites.

In addition to that, the updated Chrome for Android app also gets the ability to view article suggestions on a new tab. Chrome 54’s New Tab page doesn’t come with Bookmarks or recent tabs buttons. For that, you can update saved passwords in Chrome 54 for Android when you change or reset your password.

With many other performance enhancements and stability fixes the Chrome 54 download is available for Android – on Google Play Store.

Should Android Users set Chrome browser as default browser

Not necessarily, but it would be better when using an Android as your primary mobile phone, beacuse it has lot more faster experience and what to say more is the security and privacy. Using Chrome browser on Android, actually comes as a stock browser pre-installed app.

How to Set Chrome as Default Browser on Android

Head to Settings > Apps > All > Internet > Clear Defaults. Next time you do a search or open a link, you’ll be asked to choose which app you want to open it with. Select Chrome and put a tick in the “Make Default” checkbox and that should make Chrome the default browser on your Android device.

There are other mobile browser available to grab in the online market and app stores. But when you really acting as an Android user, then this should be well concerned for safety. iPhone, iPad or iPod touch have their on iOS browser, Safari. Like that many others use their own default browsers, Microsoft with Internet Explorer and Edge and Firefox is another third-party browser that can also make sense to get installed, but in the second place.

(Download: Google Chrome 54 For Android On Google Play Store)

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