Google Chrome has not only become the most popular internet browser for the desktops, but a key component of the Android user experience. While Google has improved Chrome for Android regularly with optimization features, there was a significant change brought to the Chrome tabs on Android Lollipop.

By default, Google Chrome tabs are no longer present within the browser, but highlighted separately in the multitasking button. Each Chrome tab appears as a separate app, which may seem like a convenience to some, but is loathed by many. If you like the old way of tabs being present within the Chrome app, simply follow this guide on how to bring back merged Chrome tabs on Android Lollipop.

Open Google Chrome browser on your Android device and look for the menu icon. The three-dot menu icon can be accessed from anywhere on the Google Chrome app.
merged Chrome tabs on Android Lollipop

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In the Chrome menu, look for the Settings tab and select it. The Settings menu in Google Chrome app gives you all the basic and advanced options, and also allows you to manage your Google accounts linked with Chrome.

merged Chrome tabs on Android Lollipop

Press the “Merge tabs and apps” tab under the “Basics” section and simply press the toggle button next to “Off”. A pop-up window will ask you to confirm your choice, so press “OK” and wait for Chrome to restart.

merged Chrome tabs on Android Lollipop

The browser will then display merged Chrome tabs on Android Lollipop by displaying a usual square-shaped icon next to the URL bar. Simply press on the icon to view the different tabs you have open in Chrome.

Do you find the good old merged Chrome tabs on Android Lollipop a better choice, or would you rather have them displayed separately? Let us know which Chrome tabs layout you prefer more in the comments section below.

Source: Android Authority

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