Should you open hyperlinks in some Android apps, and you have got Chrome enabled as your default internet browser, the web page could be opened in a ‘Chrome Customized Tab.’ As a substitute of beginning up the entire app, just a minimum browser UI is proven, with a big shut button that takes you proper again to the former app. This selection calls for the app open hyperlinks a undeniable means, and as such, there have at all times been some apps that do not improve Customized Tabs.

Through the usage of a flag that was once presented in Chrome 52, referred to as #tab-management-experiment-type, it’s been conceivable to pressure all hyperlinks from Android apps to open in Customized Tabs. This was once particularly to hand for apps which can be now not maintained. The flag initially had a number of settings, however through the years, that was once lowered to 2 – ‘Disabled’ (which might flip off all Customized Tabs, however seems not to paintings) and ‘Elderberry’ (which forces Customized Tabs for all apps).

chrome beta 65 removes flag that opens all app links as chrome custom tabs - Chrome Beta 65 removes flag that opens all app links as Chrome Custom Tabs

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Left and middle: Chrome 64 (solid); Proper: Chrome 65 Beta

It sort of feels to had been got rid of totally in Chrome 65, which is these days in beta. In different phrases, there is not any longer a solution to pressure all apps to make use of Customized Tabs. I used to be not able to search out an reason for its elimination, and Google does not formally remark in in-development Chrome options, so your wager for the reason being as just right as mine.

Chrome 65 is anticipated to be launched on March five (no less than at the desktop), so you might have somewhat over every week left to benefit from the flag.

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