Useful Tips to Use and Customize Google Chrome Web Apps

The Google Chrome Webstore offers good features of everything on the internet. It offers various apps in different categories like education, entertainment, family, games, lifestyle and so on.Google has actually realized the popularity of apps today and has tried to add some great free tools that are exclusively available for Chrome users only. Notably, it is a very good innovation to add an app store with a browser.

What Can You Get At The Chrome Web Store?

If you are really new at Chrome or thinking to download it on your system then you should know that some of the apps at Chrome web store are nothing more than links to websites or tools which can be customized for your browser. However, it takes nothing away from Google’s efforts to provide an integrated app store in its browser. Moreover, some apps are totally free, some are exclusively free for Chrome users and some are paid.

How Can You look For Apps At Web Store?

Firstly, you will need to open the web store in your Chrome browser. You can navigate through the different categories for apps or choose from some of the themes. You will get the categories for apps to your left on the web store. Under the app categories you will find extensions, themes and collection.

To the right of web store, you will see Staff picks and at the centre new, featured and popular products. You simply have to browse through the vast collection at Google Chrome web store and look for various features available in an app.

How to Install And Use Apps?

Once you like any app, click on it and see the description on the product. The web store provides decent information on every app so; you don’t have to visit other websites to get additional information. Moreover, you also get ratings of the item and reviews by other users who already have used the app.

If you are sure that you want the app or extension then click on the ‘Add to Chrome’ sign and a small window will pop out asking whether you want to install the application or not. Select install and the app will be installed in your browser. Chrome will immediately open a new tab where you would be able to find the installed app; you can click on the icon from the browser to launch the application.

How To Customize Apps?

You can further customize how the apps work for you. This is a good feature as you don’t have to mess with settings every single time you launch the app. Just right click on the installed icon of your app in the new tab and you’ll see OPEN AS options: regular/ pinned/ as window/ full screen.

You can also easily uninstall any application from the right click easily or create shortcut on your desktop, and/or start menu. Try to experiment the customization settings with some apps and you’ll notice that each app needs to be personalized differently. Also, try some games on web store, especially Angry Birds for free.



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