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New Chrome mobile shortcuts let you call a restaurant from your address bar

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Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge

Google has added new Chrome Actions to mobile that will let you call, read reviews for, or get directions to a restaurant or other business — all right from the address bar. The company announced the new feature in a blog on Wednesday.

Android users will see this new feature right away, but iOS users will have to wait until the fall.

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A screenshot of the new Chrome Action shortcuts.

First introduced in 2020, Google Actions lets you quickly perform tasks from the address bar by typing in select queries, like “edit passwords,” “delete history,” or “translate this page.” It’s one of a few address bar shortcuts Google offers, like the “@” shortcut that lets you quickly find bookmarks, tabs, and links…

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