Depending on your Android device, web browsers such as Chrome or Firefox may perform rather well on it or sluggish.
While the hardware of the device plays a large role in it, software does to.
If you are noticing performance issues in Google Chrome, especially frame rate drops when you are scrolling which lead to stuttering when scrolling, then you may want to try the following preferences to improve that.
There is no guarantee that the following tweaks will work for you, but if you check out this Reddit thread, you will notice that most users who have replied to the original message have reported that it improved the performance for them.
Here is what you need to do. Start The Google Chrome web browser on your Android device. It does not matter if you run Chrome Stable or Beta, it works in both of them.
Type chrome://flags and hit the enter key. This opens the experimental features of the web browser. It is a large list of features that may someday be implemented directly in the browser.
Use Find on Page to find the following preferences and change them according to the information below:
Please note that you need to restart Chrome before the changes are applied. A relaunch now button appears on the bottom of the screen once you modify a setting. My suggestion would be to make all changes and hit the relaunch button then to have them applied all at once.
To disable them again, just go back to the chrome://flags page and either disable them if that option is available, or set them to the default value.Advertisement
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