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(2021) ᐉ How To Enable New PDF Viewer Features In Google Chrome ᐉ New Mobile Gadget

noviembre 15, 2022

New PDF Chrome has an inbuilt PDF Viewer we all know that. But what we don’t know is that it lacks useful features (table of contents, automatic zooming, or quick jump functionality) which are available in other Web Browsers e.g. Mozilla Firefox. As of now PDF viewer in Chrome offers only a few features like zoom in and out, print the document, and change its orientation.

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But things are going to change now, as Google is working on a better version of PDF for Chrome, which is currently under testing, but you can access it right now. Here’s how to enable the new PDF viewer in Chrome.

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Steps to enable new PDF viewer

  1. Load “chrome://flags/” (without “”) in the browser’s address bar. Or you can also, load “chrome://flags/#pdf-viewer-update” directly and skip the second step.
  2. Search for PDF Viewer.
  3. Set the PDF Viewer Update flag to Enabled.
  4. Restart Google Chrome.

That’s it. New features are now activated on the Chrome PDF viewer.

Chrome PDF Viewer New Features

You can find the new features as follows:

So this is how you can enable new features on Google Chrome’s inbuilt PDF reader.

Do let us know about your experience with Chrome’s PDF viewer, or do you use any other PDF viewer like Adobe PDF viewer, or Mozilla Firefox PDF viewer, etc.

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