Some websites keep updating certain pages frequently as they continue to add live information like cricket scores, remaining seats, vote count, etc. While most pages have a real-time number widget, others need to be reloaded every time you want to access the updated web page, as Chrome does not auto-refresh itself. Therefore, in this article, let’s see multiple ways to auto-refresh a page in the Chrome browser.
How to Auto Refresh a Web Page in Chrome
There are many instances when we want to refresh a page constantly. Here, you will see some best extensions you can add to Google Chrome that automatically refresh the tab for you. These extensions will work not only on Chrome but also on other Chromium-based browsers like Edge and Brave.
1. Auto Refresh Plus
Auto Refresh Plus allows users to perform automatic web page refresh at their chosen time. It also allows users to set refresh numbers, display a visual timer on the webpage they will refresh, stop refreshing once they tap anywhere on the page, etc. Follow the below steps to install and use the extension:
Step 1: Open the Chrome Web Store on your PC. Search for “Auto Refresh Plus” in the search bar and hit enter.
Step 2: Tap Auto Refresh Plus to open the extension page or directly visit this link.
Step 3: Click on Add to Chrome, then tap Add Extension on the pop-up window.
Step 4: Make the changes on the next screen (select default refresh time, etc).
Step 5: Visit the web page on which you want to enable auto refresh.
Step 6: Tap on the extension icon at the top and select Auto Refresh Plus.
Step 7: Now, set the refresh rate number and other settings as per your choice then click on Start.
Step 8: On the pop-up window, tap Allow.
Step 9: Now, the page will auto-refresh on the chosen period.
2. Easy Auto Refresh
Easy Auto Refresh also automatically reloads web pages after the chosen period of seconds. It also remembers your settings per page, remembers web page scroll position, and sets different delays per page or tab in Chrome. Here’s how you can set up and use it.
Step 1: Open the Chrome Web Store on your computer. Search for “Easy Auto Refresh” and hit enter.
Step 2: Select the extension from the appeared ones or directly visit this link.
Step 3: Tap on Add to Chrome then tap on Add Extension.
Step 4: Now, visit a web page on the browser.
Step 5: Click on the extension icon and select Easy Auto Refresh from the appeared ones.
Step 6: Set the auto-refresh time and tap Start.
3. Simple Auto Refresh & Text Finder PRO
This extension also refreshes the page with random time intervals, you just need to enter the time in seconds while activating the extension. It also allows users to select and enter the number of how many times they want the page to refresh. Follow the below steps to install and use the extension.
Step 1: Open the Chrome Web Store on your browser.
Step 2: Visit this link to open the Auto Refresh & Text Finder PRO extension or search for it.
Step 3: Tap on Add to Chrome on the extension page.
Step 4: Click on Add Extension in the dialog box.
Step 5: Head over to a web page and click on the extension icon then select Simple Auto Refresh & Text Finder PRO from the menu.
Step 6: Now, if you want to refresh the page after every 20 seconds, then enter From 20 to 20 sec under select the interval for the refresh and enter the number of times you want the page to refresh next to after refresh section. Finally, click on Start.
4. Page Refresh
Like the above extensions, it also allows users to auto-refresh pages on a chosen time period, and it’s very simple to set up. It also allows users to change the colors of the extension. Here’s how you can install and use the extension.
Step 1: Open the Chrome Web Store on your PC.
Step 2: Search for Page Refresh and open the extension page or visit this link.
Step 3: Click on Add to Chrome, then select Add Extension.
Step 4: Open the web page for which you want to enable auto refresh.
Step 5: Tap on the extension icon and select Page Refresh.
Step 6: Enter the timer for the page refresh then tap Start.
5. Tab Auto Refresh
Tab Auto Refresh also allows users to set the time they want the extension to reload the web page automatically, and it also even works for background tabs. Follow the below steps to install and use the extension.
Step 1: Open the Web Store on the Chrome browser.
Step 2: Search for the Tab Auto Refresh extension in the search bar and hit enter, then select the extension or visit this link.
Step 3: Click on Add to Chrome on the extension page.
Step 4: On the pop-up window, tap on Add Extension.
Step 5: Visit a web page and tap on the extension icon at the top, then select Tab Auto Refresh.
Step 6: Select refresh time from the given ones or enter manually, then tap on Apply.
Wrapping Up: Auto Refresh A Page in Chrome
This is how you auto-refresh a web page in the Google Chrome browser. I hope the above article helped you refresh a web page automatically in Chrome on your PC. Stay tuned to BrowserToUse for more such tips, tricks, and how-tos.