Google has added an offline viewing mode to its entire Chrome browser which will allow Android users to save pages for their future viewing.
Google has added an offline viewing mode to its entire Chrome browser which will allow Android users to save pages for their future viewing. This will come as a blessing to those people who want to view certain pages but do not have the time to do so at that very instant. They can save these pages and then view them later, at their convenience.
One needs to tap on the three dots that are present on the top right hand side of the page, and then click on the download icon.
The process of saving the pages for offline viewing is fairly easy. All that one needs to do is tap on the three dots that are present on the top right hand side of the page, and then click on the download icon. To access the downloaded web pages, the three dots on the top left hand side of the page need to be clicked. The downloads section under this window will have all the web pages, with the word offline displayed next to it.
Similar features have been made available on Opera, Opera Mini and Mozilla browsers as well. In these browsers, the three dots on the top left hand side need to be tapped for offline saving. The downloaded files can be viewed by tapping on the Opera icon which is on the bottom right hand corner of the page.
Another great feature is that these pages can also be saved as PDFs to be viewed offline. You need to click on the three dots on the top right hand side, press share and print. After this you can choose the number of pages, size of the paper, as well as the PDF orientation. You will also get to choose what folder you want to save the files in.
For people who want to save these pages for a longer period of time, Instapaper, PaperSpan and Pocket are here to save the day. These apps can be downloaded from the Play Store and can be used to save the pages on personal Clouds so that they can be viewed from all devices. All that needs to be done to save these to Pocket is tap on the three dots and press share.