How to Hide ‘Apps’ button from Chrome Bookmarks Bar

    Whenever you open the Chrome browser, you will see a colorful Apps button (left side ) on the bookmarks bar on the left side. Clicking the Apps button takes you to the Chrome apps (chrome://apps) page, where you will find a list of apps installed from the Chrome Web Store.

    How to Hide 'Apps' button from Chrome Bookmarks Bar

    If you don’t make use of this Apps button and never visited the Chrome apps page, then there’s is no point in displaying the Apps button on the Bookmarks bar. Fortunately, Google offers users an option to hide Apps button.

    Note – The apps listed on the Chrome apps page are web apps and not Chrome extensions. With the steps discussed below, we’re hiding Apps buttons and not removing them from the browser.

    How to Hide ‘Apps’ button from Chrome Bookmarks Bar

    Follow steps discussed below to remove Apps button from Chrome bookmarks menu.

    Launch Chrome browser. No matter for what operating system you’re using Windows, Mac, and Linux. The steps remain the same.

    Right-click on the Bookmarks bar and select the “Show apps shortcut” button from the menu. Doing this will unselect the same option and instantly hide Apps button.

    How to Hide 'Apps' button from Chrome Bookmarks Bar

    At any point, you want to show Apps button in the Chrome bookmarks bar, then you’ve to repeat steps and check the same option from the menu.

    Apps button is not a huge problem and don’t use much resources of the browser, but if you prefer to use clutter-free user interface, then there’s nothing wrong in hiding apps button.

    Viney Dhiman
    Himachali, Mechanical Engineer, Snooker Lover, Avid drinker of Scotch, Traveler, and Webmaster. (

    Recent Articles

    Related Stories

    Leave A Reply

    Please enter your comment!
    Please enter your name here

    This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.