Chrome for Android page info menu is being redesigned

Google is redesigning the page info menu in Chrome for Android. You won’t see any radical changes to the UI, but you will notice the new “Permissions” option that displays the Locations, Notifications, and Sound options. Likewise, the number of cookies in use and blocked are also moved to a separate page. The details link in the connection information has been removed, the certificate and connection information will be displayed when you tap the connection information text in the page information UI.

Also, the full URL will not be shown by default unless you tap the domain under Page Info. For example, it will display as www.example.com.

Unless you interact with Page information, you will not see the new changes. The bug description states that the new subpages introduced in the page information will give you more control.

To begin,

  1. Launch Chrome Canary
  2. Visit the chrome://flags page
  3. Look for “Version Two Page Info”

    Page info version two flag
    Page info version two flag

  4. Select “Enabled” from the drop-down menu and restart the browser

Visit a website and tap the security indicator (lock icon) in the address bar to see the new Page Info menu.

tapping on

  • The domain shows the full URL of the current page,
  • The text “connection is secure” displays the connection information as well as the certificate details
  • Permissions displays whether the current site can show notifications or has access to location and sound
  • Cookies will show cookies in use or which have been blocked.

What’s your take on Chrome’s redesigned page info UI on Android? Let us know in the comments below.

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