How to Show or Hide Home Button in Google Chrome

How to Show or Hide Home Button in Google Chrome

You know that Google Chrome is known for its having a clutter-free user interface, speed and security as well as performance in the world. All web browsers have a button that redirects you back to a predetermined homepage but Google doesn’t provide this feature by default anymore to keep its interface user friendly. If you’re one of those who miss having a button that instantly brings back to a specific webpage in a single click. The “Home” button is hidden by default and you can get it back on the taskbar.

Here’s how to add the Home button to Chrome’s taskbar.

 Follow these steps to add the Home button to chrome browser’s taskbar:

1. Open Chrome browser on your operating system.

opening chrome browser

2. Now click on the three dots at the top of the right-hand corner and then click “Settings“.

click on the three dots at the top of the right-hand corner

Hereafter, scroll down a bit, you will see “Show home button” toggle under the appearance section, turn on the toggle to enable home button option. Alternatively, you can usechrome://settings/appearance into the Omnibox to go directly there.

Turning on show home button toggle

As soon as you turn on the toggle “Show home button“, it appears between refresh/reload and Omnibox. This home button will redirect you to the New Tab page instantly.

Home button appears between reload and omnibox on the chrome taskbar

Difference between the home button and (+) button.

The default settings of the home button will redirect you to the New Tab page on any activated tab, but clicking  (+) button on the tab bar for opening a New tab only.

If you want to get the most out of the home button, you can set your most frequently visiting website’s URL in the provided field when you toggle on the home button.

Adding custom web address in the show home button

How to hide the Home button from chrome’s taskbar.

Previously, we have learned how to add the home button to chrome’s taskbar. If you don’t want the home button at the taskbar then head back to chrome://settings/appearance and turns “Show home button” to off position.

Turning off chrome's home button

So this was all about how to show or hide the home button in Google Chrome still, if you have any doubts you can drop your queries below in the comment box.

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