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Shortcut to Chrome Inspect

Chrome has made the path to inspect devices more and more difficult. Now to open the inspect devices tab, as of April 2016 it's Menu > More Devices > Developer Tools > Menu > More Tools > Inspect Devices.

Fortunately there is an easy solution : we can use customize the search engine functionality to add a shortcut via the search bar.

  1. Right click on the search bar, click 'Edit Search Engines'.
  2. At the end of the list you can add a search engine. Name it chrome inspect with the keyword insp and URL : chrome://inspect/#devices.

Now to access "Inspect devices", you can do Ctrl + L, type insp and hit Enter.

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shiro-42 commented Oct 18, 2017

Nice ! Thanks

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