After Mac, Windows and Linux release, Chrome 71 rolls out to Android. On the security front, the browser will block ads on persistent offensive sites. There are also other user protection against malicious online experiences, while developers can customize the full screen appearance of web apps.
In Chrome 71, Google made some minor changes to Settings. Under "Basics," the previous "AutoFill and Payments" menu has been divided into two separate categories: " Payment Methods " and " Addresses and more ." This gives direct access to these two sections, where previously it was an intermediary screen.
This is because the browser will start displaying a billing alert screen before pages that do not correctly show how entered information will be used as part of a subscription. With a view to cutting down on unintentional sign ups and billing fees, Chrome detects pages that do not follow the best routes to make it clear ̵
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A small tweak sees the New Tab page adopting a new favicon . Instead of an empty page, it's now a black and white Chrome icon.
In recent months, Google has been working to counter unwanted Conversion Addresses resulting in poor and unsafe user experiences. However, the company's efforts did not go far enough, with Chrome 71 blocked ads on persistent interfering websites .
Ads or other items similar to chat apps, warnings, system dialogs, or other messages that lead to an ad or landing page when you click.
On goals, sites that continue to show ads like masks like fake system dialogs or ineffective "closed" buttons even after warnings from Google Search Console abuse. Report. According to Google, this ad removal will affect a "small number of sites with persistent insulting experiences", with fraudsters and phishing schemes that often use these ads to steal personal information.
Developers can now customize how web apps appear when full screen. Options include retaining the hub line or completely hiding controls for an immersive, original-like experience.
Some developers may prefer the navigation bar to be visible when entering fullscreen mode, as it may be difficult for users to decide how to exit fullscreen mode. Some browsers like Samsung also do this by default.
Autoplay Policy rolled out earlier this year – with the aim of reducing videos with audio from auto play – will now be used for Web Audio API in Chrome 71 This is followed by several delays to reduce impact on web games and applications.
Chrome 71 for Android and desktop is rolling out now, with Chrome OS following next week.
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