Android 5.0 Lollipop brings plethora of features, one of them allow apps to show each instance in overview. This new feature is called Recents. We hadn’t seen something like this in previous Android versions. It’s totally a new feature which is supposed to make user interface simple.
So if you have an open email in Gmail, it will show you that mail plus Gmail in overview. In Google Chrome browser each tab is a separate app in overview. For lot of people this seems to be annoying because when you reboot your Android device the “Recent Apps” don’t disappear.
But still we exist, even the solution for everything regarding tech will exists. You can turn this feature off on Chrome, which is the biggest offender. So if you want to see all your Chrome tabs in Chrome and now in Overview, there is a way how to fix this. Let’s how with the solution.
How To Disable Chrome Showing Tabs In Overview On Android 5.0 Lollipop
- On your Lollipop device open Google Chrome.
- Tap on the Action Overflow menu.
- Tap on Settings.
- Tap “Merge tabs and apps”
- Slide the slider and turn off.
That’s all. It’s so easy. Now even if you have millions of Chrome tabs open, they will not show up in your Overview. In this way navigation is so easy. We are digging into Android Lollipop, and in the next coming days we will have plenty of tips and tutorial. Just Stay Tuned.