iOS Open Safari Links in Chrome

I had wondered if there was a way to take a web page I was looking at in Safari (iOS) and open it in Google’s Chrome browser (which I love).

Of course, a smart Bookmarklet can save the day, linked from Lifehacker (of course):

iOS: By now you’re probably aware that Google released Chrome for iOS yesterday, but no matter how much you like it you’re still stuck with Safari as your default browser. Jailbroken iOS users can use the Browser Changer tweak to truly set Chrome as the default, but developer Jon Abrams has come up with a simple hack for everyone else.
That hack comes in the form of a bookmarklet you can stick in Safari’s address bar and tap any time you want to open that same page in Chrome. Here’s the very short amount of code you need to add to your bookmarks:

javascript:location.href=”googlechrome”+location.href.substring(4);

Here’s some screens:

The lifehacker article (referenced above) as seen in Safari

The lifehacker article (referenced above) as seen in Safari

After you’ve added the bookmarklet, tap Bookmarks in the browser, tap the bookmarklet and you’re off and running…

Here's the same article, as seen in Chome on iOS.

Here’s the same article, as seen in Chome on iOS.

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