Enable Parallel downloading in Google Chrome for Android Make sure your Android device is running the latest build of Chrome Canary or Dev. You need to enable the Chrome flag ” chrome-parallel-download” to get the feature working. Follow the steps mentioned below: Open the “chrome://flags” page. On Chrome flags page, type “parallel” in the search box to display the flag called parallel downloading. Tap Default and choose Enable option from the drop-down menu. Chrome will have to restart to apply the changes, tap Relaunch Now.