To enable or disable the hardware media key handling feature in Google Chrome, you can follow these steps:
- Open Google Chrome on your computer.
- In the address bar, type chrome://flags and press Enter.
- This will take you to the Chrome Experiments page with various experimental features.
- In the search box at the top, type "Hardware Media Key Handling".
- Look for the "Hardware Media Key Handling" flag in the search results.
- Click on the drop-down menu next to it and select the desired option:
"Default" - Enables Chrome's built-in media key handling.
"Disabled" - Disables Chrome's built-in media key handling.
"Enabled" - Forces Chrome to handle media keys even if other media apps are in the foreground.
- After selecting the desired option, you will see a prompt at the bottom to relaunch Chrome. Click on the "Relaunch" button for the changes to take effect.
- Once Chrome restarts, the hardware media key handling feature will be enabled or disabled based on your selection.
Please note that experimental features may vary based on the Chrome version you are using, and these features may change or be removed in future updates.