chrome://chrome-urls & Chrome URLs

Chrome URLs and Their Descriptions

Chrome's special URLs, known as "chrome:// URLs", unlock a wealth of built-in functionality within the Google Chrome browser. They serve as shortcuts to a variety of settings, tools, and stats. For example, chrome://settings takes you directly to Chrome's settings menu, while chrome://flags opens a page of experimental features that users can enable or disable. These URLs provide advanced users with deep access to browser internals, offering the ability to tweak performance, debug rendering issues, or simply view usage statistics. Casual users are advised to proceed with caution, as some of these pages can change critical settings that affect how the browser operates.

Chrome URL Description
chrome://about Displays a list of Chrome's internal pages.
chrome://accessibility Shows accessibility information for each tab in Chrome.
chrome://appcache-internals Provides details on app cached data.
chrome://apps Lists installed Chrome apps.
chrome://blob-internals Displays information about binary large objects (BLOBs) within Chrome.
chrome://bluetooth-internals Offers insights into Bluetooth devices paired with Chrome.
chrome://bookmarks Opens the bookmark manager.
chrome://cache Shows files stored in Chrome's cache.
chrome://chrome Redirects to Chrome's 'About' page, which includes version and licensing information.
chrome://chrome-urls Displays a list of all Chrome's internal URLs.
chrome://components Displays the individual components of Chrome that can be updated independently.
chrome://conflicts Shows information about modules loaded into Chrome's process and modules registered to load at startup that could cause conflicts.
chrome://crashes Lists recent crashes and allows you to report or inspect them.
chrome://credits Shows open-source software licenses for code used in Chrome.
chrome://device-log Provides a log of device activity for debugging purposes.
chrome://devices Displays Google Cloud Print devices and other recognized devices connected to Chrome.
chrome://dino Opens the famous "No Internet" dino game that you can play when offline.
chrome://discards Provides information about tabs and memory usage, allowing you to force discard tabs to free up resources.
chrome://dns Displays DNS information and hosts resolution cache.
chrome://download-internals For debugging, this page shows internal information about the download manager.
chrome://downloads Shows all the files downloaded through Chrome.
chrome://extensions Provides a management interface for all your Chrome extensions.
chrome://flags Allows you to enable or disable experimental features in Chrome.
chrome://flash Displays information about Flash plugin settings (deprecated).
chrome://gcm-internals Displays diagnostic information for Google Cloud Messaging.
chrome://gpu Provides details about the GPU, and graphics features enabled or disabled in Chrome.
chrome://help Redirects to the 'About Chrome' page, showing version and update options.
chrome://histograms Shows performance and usage histograms for Chrome.
chrome://history Opens the user's browsing history page.
chrome://indexeddb-internals Provides details on the IndexedDB usage by the browser.
chrome://inspect Provides developer inspection tools for pages, extensions, and tabs.
chrome://interventions-internals Shows records of Chrome interventions on pages that aim to improve user experience.
chrome://invalidations Lists debugging information for the invalidation service which synchronizes data between devices.
chrome://local-state Displays various local state information and preferences.
chrome://media-engagement Shows metrics related to media engagement and playback statistics.
chrome://media-internals Provides detailed information and controls for the media components in Chrome.
chrome://nacl Displays information about the Native Client modules running in Chrome.
chrome://net-export Allows you to record network logs and export them for analysis.
chrome://net-internals This used to show network and internet connection diagnostics, but has been deprecated.
chrome://network-error Displays the default network error message.
chrome://network-errors Shows a list of network error messages that Chrome can display in case of connectivity issues.
chrome://newtab Opens a new tab with the default or a specified new tab page.
chrome://ntp-tiles-internals Provides details on the New Tab Page such as the tiles that are displayed.
chrome://omnibox Displays the Omnibox input results for debugging purposes.
chrome://password-manager-internals Shows internal logs from the password manager for debugging.
chrome://policy Shows the current set of policies applied to Chrome.
chrome://predictors Displays the autocomplete and resource prefetch predictor data.
chrome://print Opens the print preview dialog to configure and start the printing process.
chrome://quota-internals Provides information about disk space usage by the browser.
chrome://safe-browsing Displays information related to Chrome's Safe Browsing features.
chrome://serviceworker-internals Provides details on registered service workers, used for offline web applications and background processing.
chrome://settings Opens Chrome's settings/control panel.
chrome://signin-internals Diagnostic information related to sign-in and account details.
chrome://site-engagement Details about site engagement metrics and scoring.
chrome://suggestions Shows the suggestions that appear in the new tab page.
chrome://supervised-user-internals Information about supervised user settings, useful for parental controls.
chrome://sync-internals Detailed status and statistics about Chrome's sync feature.
chrome://system Displays system information gathered by Chrome.
chrome://taskscheduler-internals Information about the Task Scheduler used by Chrome.
chrome://terms Displays Google Chrome's terms of service.
chrome://thumbnails Displays thumbnail images of most visited sites for the new tab page.
chrome://tracing Tools for recording and analyzing UI performance and activity.
chrome://translate-internals Detailed information and settings for Chrome's translate feature.
chrome://usb-internals Diagnostic tool for USB device information handled by Chrome.
chrome://user-actions Records actions performed by the user in Chrome for debugging.
chrome://version Displays detailed version information about Chrome.
chrome://view-http-cache Lists contents of the HTTP cache.
chrome://webrtc-internals Provides diagnostic information for WebRTC (audio/video communication).
chrome://webrtc-logs Shows logs and debug information for WebRTC connections.

Chrome URLs for Debugging Purposes

The "chrome:// URLs" for debugging are specialized tools intended for developers or for troubleshooting specific issues within Chrome. They provide direct commands to force certain behaviors, such as chrome://restart to restart the browser, or chrome://crash to simulate a tab crash. These URLs are crucial for testing the browser's robustness and its ability to recover from errors. It is important to note that these commands should be used with caution and understanding, as they can cause data loss by terminating sessions or tabs without warning. They are not recommended for general browsing use, but rather for targeted testing and development purposes.

Chrome URL Description
chrome://badcastcrash/ Intentionally causes a bad cast crash in Chrome.
chrome://inducebrowsercrashforrealz/ Forces a real browser crash (equivalent to killing the process).
chrome://crash/ Causes the current tab to crash.
chrome://crashdump/ Generates a crash dump for debugging.
chrome://kill/ Kills the current tab, simulating a tab crash.
chrome://hang/ Simulates a tab hang, where the tab becomes unresponsive.
chrome://shorthang/ Simulates a short hang or freeze in the tab.
chrome://gpuclean/ Resets the GPU process without crashing it.
chrome://gpucrash/ Simulates a GPU process crash.
chrome://gpuhang/ Simulates a GPU process hang.
chrome://memory-exhaust/ Attempts to exhaust the system's memory, which can lead to a crash.
chrome://ppapiflashcrash/ Crashes the PPAPI Flash process.
chrome://ppapiflashhang/ Causes the PPAPI Flash process to hang.
chrome://quit/ Quits Chrome immediately.
chrome://restart/ Restarts Chrome immediately.