- Aug 17, 2014
Google has announced that Chrome desktop will now autocorrect typos you make in the URL bar. The search giant said that it will roll out the feature to mobile in the coming months but for now, it’s just on desktop. If you make a typo in the URL bar, Chrome will show you suggestions based on corrections but shouldn’t mess with what you’re typing.
The company has announced the feature as part of Global Accessibility Awareness Day. It hopes the feature will help people with dyslexia but also those still learning the language and anyone else who makes typos from time to time, which is basically everyone.
Google Chrome desktop users will now get better suggestions in the URL bar as Google will try to work out what you meant even if you made a typo. It was introduced to help those with dyslexia.
May 18 is Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), which is a moment for everyone to talk, think, and learn about digital access and inclusion. With over one billion people with disabilities in the world, this work extends beyond a single day — especially for teams at Google that work to make...