If you’re not already familiar with it, Windows Timeline is a feature, accessed from an icon (of several boxes and a slider) on the Taskbar, that allows you to pick up where you left off by reopening documents, apps, and web pages, both on the PC you’re currently using and on other PCs, Android, and iOS devices where you’re signed in using your Microsoft account. Note that the Cortana app is required on Android and iOS.
Now, Microsoft have extended the functionality of Timeline by releasing a plug-in for Google’s Chrome web browser. Microsoft describe the plug-in as…
See your browsing activities across all your devices in surfaces like Windows Timeline and Microsoft Launcher for Android. With this extension, your browsing history will appear across all your devices. Just sign in with your Microsoft account, select a site you’ve recently visited, and pick up where you left off.
You can download and install the Timeline plug-in for Google Chrome from this link, and read our guide on how to get the best from Windows Timeline here.Learn how to maximise your productivity with Windows 10, Mike Halsey’s book “The Windows 10 Productivity Handbook” is on sale now from Apress, Amazon, and all good booksellers.
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