How to Follow Websites Using Google Chrome

You can follow websites and topics using Google Chrome. In this article, you will learn how to follow websites and manage your subscriptions.

Do You Remember Google Reader?

Do you remember Google’s own RSS feed reader named Google Reader? It was a product with a huge fan following. Google killed it a few years ago. Now, Google has a new way for you to follow websites and topics.

This new method uses Google Chrome. Now, let us learn how to follow websites using Chrome.

Follow a Website Using Chrome

Following a website is like subscribing to its feed. New articles from the website will show up on your Chrome feed.

To follow a website:

  1. Open the website using Google Chrome on your Android phone.
  2. Tap the three-dots menu on the top-right corner.
  3. Scroll down to the bottom of the list and choose Follow.
  4. You will now see a confirmation screen.

View Content from Followed Websites

New articles from websites you follow will show up on Chrome’s home page.

Chrome Home Page Followed Content

Tap “Following” on your discover feed to view content from websites you follow or subscribe.

Unfollow Websites

To unfollow a website:

  1. Open the website using Google Chrome on your Android phone.
  2. Tap the three-dots menu on the top-right corner.
  3. Scroll down to the bottom of the list and select Following.
  4. You will now see a confirmation that says “Unfollowed“.

Unfollow Multiple Websites

Looking for a way to clean up your feed? Here is how to unfollow websites in bulk:

  1. Open your Chrome feed and select the gear icon.
  2. Select Manage.
  3. Select Following.
  4. Uncheck the websites that you no longer want to follow.
  5. Done!

Manage Interests

The feed shows content from websites you follow and also topics Google think you are interested in. You can manage these topics on your Google account.

  1. From your Chrome feed, select the gear icon.
  2. Select Manage.
  3. Select Interests.
Your Interests on Google Discover Feed

You can now add or remove topics from your Google account page.

Do you have any questions regarding following websites on Google Chrome? Let me know in the comments section below.

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  1. Great news I don’t know why they got rid of Google reader in the first place. The reader will save much needed space on my android device which is running low on storage.

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