Chrome Dev For Android Now Shows A Snackbar For Completed Downloads

Chrome Dev For Android Now Shows A Snackbar For Completed Downloads

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Sometimes the tiniest changes could make to find the best enhancements. The most recent update to Chrome Dev for Android scored some things around earlier for expanding theme color support for users that do not take care of merging their tabs with apps, however that wasn’t the only real awesome enhancement that arrived. Users are now able to expect to visiting a snackbar open every time a download completes. The handy widget shows both the specific downloaded file along with a button to spread out it.

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Left: The new snackbar in action. Right: Snackbar on Dev Preview 3 missing the open button.

In earlier versions of Chrome, all download operations made an appearance only being an animated notification. Whenever a download finished, the animation simply stopped with no other hints it had been done. Within the latest Chrome Dev, the animated notification remains, however the snackbar also seems for any couple of seconds following a download is finished, then slides out of view by itself.

There are a handful of little difficulties with the present implementation. To start with, the snackbar can not be ignored having a quick swipe aside. This is not strictly necessary, but it’s suggested within the design guidelines. Also, should you just can’t stand the additional visual feedback, there is no setting or hidden flag to power it down. Finally, there appears to become a bug that stops outdoors button from appearing on Developer Preview 3 (proven within the screenshot above). This is actually the Dev release, so bugs can be expected. Many of these details will most likely be ironed by the time Chrome 47 hits Beta.

If you wish to begin to see the new snackbar for action, you will need version 47..2516. (offered by the Play Store and APK Mirror).


The APK is signed by Google and upgrades your overall application. The cryptographic signature guarantees the file is protected to set up and it was not tampered with by any means. Instead of watch for Google to push this download for your devices, which could take days, install it as with every other APK.

File Name:

Version: 47..2516. (251600001)

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