How to use Google Chrome task manager

Whenever you are working on chrome browser with many tabs opened at the same time, it may hang or freeze in between. Its unusual behavior will cause an interruption in your work. However, you don’t need to close the entire browser. You just have to end the process that is causing an issue. And how would you know that? The Chrome task manager is all you need for this.

This built-in task manager contains tools which allow you to supervise and control the programs that are currently running on your computer. It also helps to view all the details about the programs. You can determine how much memory is being used and also the troublesome program so that you can end it.

How to open the task manager

To open the Chrome task manager on your computer, consider following these easy steps;

Step # 01: Open the Google Chrome browser.
Step # 02: Go to the three vertical dots icon at the upper right corner and click it. A drop-down menu appears.
Step # 03: Place the cursor over the More tools option to open a sub-menu.
Step# 04: Select the Task Manager option from the sub-menu. Chrome task manager opens.

Another method

For an alternative method, follow these steps:

  1. Open Chrome browser.
  2. Click on Windows option at the top of the browser. It will open a drop-down menu.
  3. In the drop-down menu, select the Task manager option.
  4. Google chrome task manager opens.

Keyboard shortcuts for Other OS

For other operating systems, you may follow these keyboard shortcuts:

For Windows: Shift+ ESC
For Chrome OS: Search + ESC

How to use Chrome Task manager

After opening the task manager on your browser. You now have a list of all the currently opened tabs, processes, and extensions. It also shows CPU usage, network activity, and computer memory usage. To end any process from the menu, click on the process you want to end and select the End Process option.

For further details about the processes, right-click any process in the list, a popup menu appears. You can now view other related information.