How to Hide Home Button on Google Chrome Android

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The latest version of Google Chrome Android includes the new Home button that will redirect you to the pre-determined homepage every time it hits.

However, due to its proximity to the address bar, some users often accidentally touch the Home button which making them leaving the site that supposed to be open.

Luckily, Chrome gives you the ability to disable this feature. Hence, any accidental action in the future could be prevented.

Hide Home button on Chrome Android

Time Needed : 1 minutes

If you are not a fan of the default Home button, you can get rid of it by the following guide. This guide applies to the Android devices (and probably iPhone).

  1. Tap on the icon menu, represented by three dots aligned vertically.

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  2. Select Settings.

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  3. Find and select the Home page menu.

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  4. Toggle the function to off.

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  5. Back to the web page, you should see the Home button is now disappeared. Leaving more room for the address bar.

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Tools
  • Android device
Materials
  • Google Chrome

However, if you changed your mind, you can always recover the Home button too. In some cases, the Home button may be helpful to access a certain page quickly without entering the URL manually.

If you want the latest news about Google Chrome update, please go to the official Chrome Releases blog here. You can find some useful information before pressing the update button.

So, I hope this tutorial helps you. Don’t be shy to ask anything on the comment below!

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