How To Add Widgets,Apps And Links To The Google Crome

Posted by Tushar Bedekar
Now a days most of us make us of Google As a search Engine.But most of the people does not know about various features of the Google chrome. The Google Chrome now if we see  lots an lots of free and paid app that can be installed on or along with the Chrome Browser.So by installing these apps one can more optimize his PC. Moreover these apps are compatible with all the types of Operating Systems such as windows,Mac etc.
Web-based applications are programs that are designed to be used entirely within the browser. Using apps, you can do things like create documents, edit photos, and listen to music, without having to install complicated software.
These days, websites are capable of dynamic functionality that you expect from desktop applications on your computer. We call these robust sites web apps, or "apps" for short. If you use services like Gmail or Google Maps, you're already using apps! Apps have the following advantages over desktop applications:
  • Apps install in seconds, with one click of a button. You don’t even have to restart your browser or computer.
  • Your apps are always available. No matter what computer you’re using, you can always access your apps. Learn about syncing apps across multiple computers.
  • Apps are always up-to-date. Because apps are hosted on the web where they can be instantly updated, you can be sure you're always using the latest version of the app that's available.
  • Apps won’t crash your computer. If one app misbehaves, just close its tab in the browser. Your browser and computer won’t be affected.

Steps for installing free apps:-

You need a Google Account in order to install apps from the Chrome Web Store. A Google Account gives you a single username and password that you can use to access Google products and services. Don’t have an account? Create onein minutes.
  1. Visit the store at http://chrome.google.com/webstore. You can also reach it by clicking the Web Store icon icon in the Apps section of the New Tab page.
  2. Browse or search for the app you’d like to install.
  3. Free apps show an Add to Chrome button on their details page. Click the button to install the app. See a Buy for [price] button instead? 
  4. The app automatically installs and its icon appears in the “Apps” section of the New Tab page. You'll see a prompt that points you to the new tab icon at the top of the browser window to open the New Tab page. To use the app later, go to the Apps section in the New Tab page and click on the app icon. You can also go to the item's details page in the store to click the Launch app button.
Some developers may offer free versions of their paid apps. If a free trial is available, you‘ll see a Try now button on the app’s details page. Click the button to install the trial. 

After installation:-

  • Find and open your apps in a few different ways.
  • Sync your apps to save your apps to your Google Account. This way, you can easily access them no matter what computer you’re using. 
  • Uninstall an app: Open up a New Tab page and go to the Apps section. Drag the app into the "Remove from Chrome" button at the lower right corner. You can also right-click on the app and select Remove from Chrome.
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