On web pages that are expected to load slowly, Chrome may modify loading behavior to provide a faster page load to Lite Mode (Data Saver) users. This behavior modification can take many forms including but not limited to: blocking specific resources, loading partial resources, loading a previously saved version of the page, using Google servers to rewrite pages, etc.



Specification link

Final published standard: Recommendation, Living Standard, Candidate Recommendation, or similar final form

Status in Chromium


Browser Intervention (tracking bug)

Consensus & Standardization

After a feature ships in Chrome, the values listed here are not guaranteed to be up to date.

  • No signal
  • No signal
  • No signals



Existing Lite mode user optimizations: https://www.chromestatus.com/feature/6072546726248448 https://www.chromestatus.com/feature/4775088607985664 https://www.chromestatus.com/feature/4510564810227712 https://www.chromestatus.com/feature/5076871637106688

Last updated on 2021-12-13