Chrome Browser Introduces Data Compression for Mobile

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The latest Chrome Browsers for Android and iOS now supports a data compression feature. According to Google, this new feature when enabled can reduce your bandwidth usage by nearly 50%, saving you huge cost on your internet browsing.

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The new compression feature uses Google’s superfast proxy servers to compress and optimise website content before delivering it to your mobile phone. This leads to a lot less data going through the network leading to lower data cost.

Data compression is not available on the new Chrome browser as a default. To enable data compression go to [Settings], then [Bandwidth Management], then [Reduce data usage] and toggle the option.

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Data Compression is only available on the new Chrome browser for Android and iOS.

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Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Chrome Browser Introduces Data Compression for Mobile was written by Paschal Okafor. The article was last modified: April 24th, 2016
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