How to activate Google Chrome’s Windows 11 experimental mode
Use these Windows 11-style menus in your favorite browser.
With the latest version, Google has added some new experimental features to its popular browser for Windows. Chrome 96 now offers a Windows 11 mode that lets you use Windows 11-style menus where possible.
If you want to match the look of your browser to your desktop, here’s how to enable Google Chrome’s Windows 11 Experimental Mode.
Activate Google Chrome’s Windows 11 experimental mode
The Windows 11 Style Menus feature is available on Chrome 96 and later versions. To check your version of Chrome, click Menu (three dots) in the upper right corner and go to Help> About Google Chrome.
Chrome will automatically check and install if new updates are available. After the update is installed, follow these steps to enable Windows 11 Experimental Mode in Chrome.
Launch Chrome, type chrome: // flags in the address bar and press Enter. He will open the Experiences page.
In the search box, type Windows 11.
In the search results, click the drop-down menu to Windows 11 style menus and set it to Enabled.
Click it To restart button to restart the browser.
You can also try the new feature on Windows 10. Open the Experiences page and select Enabled – All versions of Windows for Windows 11 style menus.
Currently, the design elements in Chrome are subtle, and you might not notice much of a difference apart from the rounded corners of the context menu, pop-up screens, etc.
However, on Edge, which is also based on the Chromium platform, Microsoft updated it to use Fluent Design elements, including transparency effects. New visual updates are set by default with changes visible in the context menu, the context screen, and the Settings menu.
That said, this feature is still in progress for the browser, and we are likely to see further changes in upcoming updates by default.
More features in Chrome 96
Along with the experimental design changes, the Chrome 96 update also brings forward caching support for improved website navigation, improved PWAs, site-wide dark theme mode, and the ability set custom zoom levels for different websites.
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