Ever ended up opening multiple tabs on your browser to track prices of products you want to purchase? Not anymore, as the Google Price Tracker is here to save the day! You can now track prices of all your desired products real-time via Google Chrome for Android. Yes, the browser is going to do it all for you. Be it as an Amazon price tracker or for any other website, this feature will work across all websites to bring you the best prices.
One thing to note is that this particular feature is currently limited to the U.S. However, we can expect the feature to land in India and other regions soon enough. The year is coming to an end and this feature definitely elevates your shopping experience significantly. By following a couple easy steps, experience the Google Price Tracker shopping made easy feature. Without any further ado, here is how to use it.
Google Price Tracker: Steps to Use
In just a few simple and easy steps you can track price drops and use them to your advantage. In this way, you get to make the most out of your holiday shopping! Here’ a quick step-by-step guide:
Step 1: First and foremost, you have to make sure that your Google Chrome is updated to the latest version.
Step 2: Then, you will have to tap and open Google Open on your Android device.
Step 3: Now, you will need to open the product page of your desired product that you want to purchase.
Step 4: In the top right corner of your display, you will see three dots.
Step 5: Click on this and you shall be able to see a new option called ‘Track Prices’. Tap on this.
Step 6: Right after you click on this, you shall be able to see the price drops available on that product.
Yep, it applies to all websites! It can act as both an Amazon price tracker or a price tracker for Flipkart. These two websites will be what customers in India will primarily use the tracker for when it lands in the country.
In case, the above Track Prices option does not show up even after updating your Chrome, here’s what you can do to use the Google Price Tracker feature:
Step 1: First things first, you will need to open the Google Chrome app on your Android device.
Step 2: Next up, in the address bar, type in “chrome://flags”. Then, search this.
Step 3: Now, in this page, search for Tab Grid Layout in the search bar. Then, select the drop down menu in the Tab Grid Layout option and select “Enabled Price Notifications”. This will allow you to get notifications of a product’s price drops via the Google Price Tracker feature.
Step 4: Restart the browser after enabling a flag. This will apply the changes you made. Once you are ready, tap on the Relaunch button labelled in blue.
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Step 5: Tap on the Google Chrome tabs icon. Underneath your open tabs, there will be a tag that says “Get alerts for price drops?”. You will then have to tap on “Get Notified to opt-in”.
Step 6: Now, open a New Tab and in this page, by selecting the three dot menu, select the “Track Price” option.
Step 7: Ensure that the “Track Price on Tabs” option is toggled on and there you go, you are all set to make optimum utilisation of the Google Price Tracker feature.
Why is Google Price Tracker Important?
For starters, if you are someone who is a shopping enthusiast, this feature is going to make things very easy for you. In addition, instead of constantly having to use third-party add-ons and multiple tabs, this is a simple anss easy solution. Not only does it offer real-time feed which helps you keep track of price drops, it allows you to view all of it in a small review window itself.
The Google Price Tracker feature is the way to go for a hassle-free online shopping experience. Due to the ongoing pandemic, online shopping is what most people prefer these days. Besides, in case of massive sales, this tracker will keep track and give you notifications of the best prices on products you want to purchase.
Best thing is, all of this is integrated right within chrome. Zero need of third-party extensions or anything as such makes it an all-in-one shopping tool. The feature is available for Android devices and will gradually roll out to iOS users as well. Besides, this will work across all websites.
With this feature, gone are the days when you had to look for a separate Amazon Price Tracker. Be it that or a price tracker for Flipkart, everything will be looked after with the Google Price Tracker feature once it comes to India. By following the steps mentioned above, you can get Google price alerts for all the products that you want price drop alerts for. We doubt anything else can be this convenient!
We most certainly do hope that this article helps you in understanding the handy Google Price Tracker feature in Chrome and make the most out of shopping online. Happy shopping!
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