How to Reduce The Memory and Power Consumption Of Google Chrome ?

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Google Chrome has made its name in the browser industry. And, it is one of the Best web browsers That are available online. But, with a lot of advantages there comes some limitations and chrome is not perfect on its own. and I have seen many of my friends asking me about, “How can I use google chrome with less memory available?” And this is a real problem. So in this article, I am going to tell you some methods that will definitely help you out with your google chrome problems and you can enjoy your favorite web browser with reducing the memory and power consumption of your laptop.

Reduce The Memory and Power Consumption Of Google Chrome
Reduce The Memory and Power Consumption Of Google Chrome

Unlike Firefox or any other web Browser, Google Chrome does not use High CPU usage But the problem is it does allow Chrome high ram usage. there are some articles mentioning that it is the problem of Google chrome memory leak But it is not the case google chrome is using this much amount of ram just to provide good user experience to the user.  So let’s dive into the methods that will allow you to make google chrome use less memory.

How can I Reduce Chrome Memory Usage And Power Consumption ?

There are many methods which allow you to temporary Reduce the ram usage And power consumption of google chrome browser but out of them there are some methods which are permanent so I am going to talk about those methods only in this article so I hope you will like this article let’s tightly jump into it.

Methods to Tweak Google Chrome and Its Performance

So, currently, I have divided this article into sections one of them contains a chrome extension that will help you out in managing your ram problems.  And in the next method, I will talk about Tweaking the chrome settings To use it as its maximum efficiency. So let’s talk about each method in a good detail so you won’t feel any doubt in any step.

#1 Install one tab extension on Chrome

So, there is an extension named as One tab In the chrome store database you can go to chrome store and search for one tab or you can Go through the link Given and simply install this great extension. And, it will help you out in managing multiple tabs in just under just one tab.

Reduce The Memory and Power Consumption Of Google Chrome
Reduce The Memory and Power Consumption Of Google Chrome

Using this one tab chrome extension is very easy all you need to do is just open the tabs that you would need to save and just click on the one tab and it will close all the tabs and collaborate all the tabs under one single tab.  It’s kind of recording the session in just one single page and you can reload the session anytime you want.  I have a great experience with using this one tab utility. I am currently using it in my chrome browser and it is working perfectly fine. You must give it a try!

#2 Check Which Process Is Increasing Ram Usage

So in this time, we are going to check for all the pre-installed plugins that you have installed in your Chrome Browser and we will have a look at them precisely to see which one of them is using more Ram.

Reduce The Memory and Power Consumption Of Google Chrome
Reduce The Memory and Power Consumption Of Google Chrome

You don’t need to be expert for that. Simply press shift +  escape, and a popup will show you currently running Chrome extensions with the amount of memory they are using. Simply click on the one’s which are using unnecessary extra Ram and kill them.

#3 Tweak Chrome Settings

And this is another method where we are going to clean the crome’s internal settings.  Which will help us using Google Chrome browser at its maximum efficiency. You can also try the streets with other browsers but as we are discussing google chrome in this article so we are going to only focus on google chrome so for sake of easiness and simplicity I have divided the tweak into steps so you can understand it better.

Step 1

Click on the 3 lines on the right-hand side corner of your Chrome browser and select settings option and you will see on the screen appearing on your browser simply follow the steps in the next step.

Reduce The Memory and Power Consumption Of Google Chrome
Reduce The Memory and Power Consumption Of Google Chrome

Step 2

In step 2 simply click on the Show advanced settings Option at the bottom of the page.  Be careful on the next up because it is very important.

Reduce The Memory and Power Consumption Of Google Chrome
Reduce The Memory and Power Consumption Of Google Chrome

Step 3

Under the privacy, option select content settings button. You may find it beside the clear browsing history option.  a dialogue box will appear and you have to choose the plugins option and you may find this option at other places because Google Chrome has updated it’s user interface update a bit.

Reduce The Memory and Power Consumption Of Google Chrome
Reduce The Memory and Power Consumption Of Google Chrome

Just select the option to detect and run important plugins content instead of Run all plugin content.  so after selecting this option, you have to restart your Chrome. and all the options will be running at maximum efficiency.

From the Editor’s Desk

So, that is all from my side and I hope that this article will be helpful to you regarding the problems with google chrome. And, if you have any better suggestion or any doubt related to reduce chrome memory usage. You can leave a comment below. and I will try to catch you up soon in the comment field. Thanks for your time. See you in the next article.

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