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Enable Reader Mode on Google Chrome – Simple Guide

Browsers have tons of great features that make them great for everyday use. You can use Reader Mode, for example. You can now browse through your favourite websites and articles easily with Reader Mode, which removes the ads and images that clog up the content and presents it to you in a friendly way. Now, you can easily access this feature in most web browsers.

Enable Reader Mode on Google Chrome – Simple Guide

Google Chrome, the world’s most popular internet browser, has Reader Mode. Sadly, Reader Mode is hidden and you have to dig around to access it. We’re going to show you how to enable Reader Mode on your PC in today’s guide.


Reader Mode isn’t visible in Google Chrome, so it’s hard to find. This feature is hidden in the sense that you have to turn it on to use it. As opposed to other browsers like Microsoft Edge and even Mozilla’s Firefox, which has Reader Mode right in the browser. We’ve got step-by-step instructions on how to enable Reader Mode for Chrome.

Keep Google Chrome up to date

It’s always a good idea to use the latest version of Google Chrome. By doing this, attackers won’t be able to use any loopholes found in older versions of the browser. Here’s how to update Chrome.

  1. Launch Google Chrome and click the three dots in the top right corner.

  2. You can choose Settings from the popup menu.

  3. Click the About Chrome youtube link in the left sidebar of the Settings menu.

  4. If there are any updates, the web browser will check.

  5. If any updates are available, the browser will start downloading them and ask you to restart them.

Turn on Reader Mode in Chrome

Check out these steps for how to enable Reader Mode on Google Chrome.

Enable Reader Mode on Google Chrome

  • Click the enter key after typing chrome://flags in Chrome’s address bar.
  • Try typing Reader Mode in the search bar on the Experiments page.
  • The Reader Mode flag should now appear in the search results.
  • Towards the right, there’s a drop-down menu.
  • You can change it from Default to Enabled or Enabled In Settings.
  • Regardless of what you choose, Chrome will ask you to restart.
  • You can restart your browser by clicking Restart at the bottom right.
  • After your browser restarts, open the article you want to read.
  • The Reader icon should be in the address bar on the right.
  • You can enable Reader Mode instantly by clicking on the Reader icon.


It’s time to wrap up our guide on how to enable Reader Mode in Google Chrome. The reader mode feature for Chrome is expected to come around May. Hopefully, this feature will make it into the web browser instead of having to dig through Google Chrome’s deep settings.

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