How to Hide Bookmarks Bar on New Tab Page in Google Chrome

Updated on March 25, 2021

These are the instructions to Hide Bookmarks Bar on New Tab Page in Google Chrome Web Browser (this method can be used on Windows XP, 7, 8, 8.1, and Windows 10).

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Hide Bookmarks Bar on New Tab Page in Google Chrome

  1. Open Run Dialog Box on your Computer, by pressing Windows + R key.
  2. windows run
  3. Now, Type regedit and click on OK Button to Open Registry Editor.
  4. run regedit
  5. Once Registry Editor is Launched, you will be able to see the following window:
  6. windows registry editor
  7. Now, on the Registry Editor Window, click on the Address Bar and Type: Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\ and Press Enter.
  8. registry editor policies
  9. Now, Create a New Key under Policies and set its name as Google.
  10. regedit policies create key regedit policies create google
  11. Create another New Key under Google and set its name as Chrome.
  12. regedit policies google create key regedit policies create chrome
  13. Now, Right Click on the Chrome Key and Select > New > DWORD (32 Bit) Value.
  14. regedit policies chrome dword
  15. Now, Set the Name of Dword as BookmarkBarEnabled.
  16. regedit policies chrome dword bookmarkbarenabled
  17. Double Click on the BookmarkBarEnabled value to Open and Edit it. Once Edit Dialog is opened, you will see the Value Data is 0 (0 will hide Bookmark Bar on New tab in Chrome).
  18. regedit chrome dword bookmarkbarenabled zero
  19. Now, Exit or Close the Registry Editor on your Computer.
  20. exit registry editor
  21. Restart Chrome. Once Chrome is restarted, you won’t be seeing the Bookmark Bar on New Tab Page.


[*] How to Show Bookmark Bar on New Tab: Follow the Above Tutorial till Step#9. In Step#9, you have to set the Value Data to 1, to Show the Bookmark Bar in New Tab page.

[*] Chrome Guides: If you are looking for How-to Guides on Google Chrome then, Check out the Google Chrome Guides Page.

[*] Credits: Google Chrome Browser is developed and provided by Google Inc. So, full credits goes to Google for developing the Browser.

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