You can now copy content on Google Chrome for computers and paste it on your smartphone

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Google Chrome

Google recently introduced a new feature that lets Android smartphone users use their smartphones as a means to send texts or webpages to devices that are linked to your Google account. The search giant is now doing exactly the opposite — it now lets you copy content on your computer and paste it on your smartphone.

If you’re a Chrome 79 user, you can now copy lines of any article then can send it on your smartphones. There are a few steps that you need to follow to make it work. But before we proceed, make sure that the computer from which you’re sending the text and the smartphone you’re sending the text to are tied to a similar Gmail account. You’ll also need to enable Chrome sync.

How to copy content on Google Chrome for desktop and paste it on your smartphones

  1. Visit chrome://flags page
  2. Search for clipboard.
  3. Select “Enabled” for the following three flags
  • Enable receiver device to handle shared clipboard feature
  • Enable shared clipboard feature signals to be handled
  • Sync Clipboard service

Once you enable those flags, it will ask you to relaunch your Chrome browser. Relaunch the browser and select some texts, right-click on the selected text to bring the context menu. The first option in the context menu is Send text your devices. Hover your cursor to the option and chose the smartphone you want to send the text to.

Google introduced another useful new feature, which lets you generate QR code for any website. It currently available for Chrome Canary users.

via Techdows

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