Google Chrome to Phone Extension for Android smartphones ver 2.2

Posted on August 13, 2010

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Google has just updated its Chrome to Phone to version 2.0 and is available for all Android devices on ver 2.2 . This software enables you to send links and other information from the browser Chrome to your Android device.
Chrome to Phone is comprised of a Chrome browser extension and an Android application. Features are :

    – Send browser links from Chrome to your phone.
    – Google Maps links launch the Google Maps application on Android
    – YouTube links launch the YouTube application on Android.
    – Selecting a phone number will automatically launch the dialer with the number populated.
    – Selecting text on a Web page will copy the clipboard to Android (long press a text box to paste on Android).

    Steps to install :

    1. Search for “Chrome to Phone” at http://chrome.google.com/extensions
    2. Install the Chrome to Phone extension and click on the phone toolbar icon to sign in
    3. On the Android phone, in Market search for ” Chrome to Phone”
    4. Install the Chrome to Phone app and complete the setup

    When the weblink is successfully  sent, you will see the small phone icon at the top left corner

    Swipe down the taskbar and you will see the details of the weblink sent over

    5. On the computer, just click the phone toolbar icon to send over to the phone  the webpage link or any selected text

    Firefox users can also join in the fun by installing the Fox To Phone extension.

    Demo by Dave Burke, Google Engineering Manager