Customize and Control Google Chrome Menu

Chrome Menu (customize and control Google Chrome) is located on the right side of the browser toolbar (the Omnibox). To open Chrome Menu, you need click on this icon you see below:

Customize and Control Google Chrome

When you open Google Chrome Menu, you will see the following options in which you can customize and control.

Chrome Menu

New tab

There are different ways you can use to open a New tab in Google Chrome Browser. You can open a New tab using keyboard shortcut Ctrl+T, or just click on New tab on Chrome using your mouse.

New tab

New tab option is also available on the Chrome Menu. You can create a duplicate tab by right clicking on the tab you want to duplicate.

Duplicate tab

New window

When you are using Chrome, if you want to pen an entirely New window, just open Chrome Menu and click on the New window or you can open a New window using keyboard shortcut Ctrl+N.

New window

New incognito window

You can open a New incognito window using keyboard shortcut Ctrl+Shift+N. Alternatively open Chrome Menu and click on New incognito window.

New incognito window

Note:You can also open a link in a New tab, New window or a New incognito window. Right click on the link you want to open and choose your method.

Chrome open a link



Following options available in the bookmarks section:

  • Show bookmarks bar (Ctrl+Shift+B)
  • Bookmark manager  (Ctrl+Shift+O)
  • Import bookmarks and settings
  • Bookmark this page (Ctrl+D)
  • Bookmark open pages (Ctrl+Shift+D)

Google Chrome Bookmarks

 Recent Tabs

If you’ve accidentally closed a tab, all is not lost! You can use the keyboard shortcut Crtl+Shift+T to bring it all back. Open Chrome Menu and select Recent Tabs. Now, you can choose the desired tab from the list under “Recently closed“.

Google Chrome Recently closed

 Switch between desktop and Windows 8 app mode

You can run Google Chrome in desktop mode and Windows 8 app mode. You can switch these options from Chrome Menu. Chrome will remember the mode last used and open in that mode next time you use Google Chrome Browser.

Relaunch Chrome in Windows 8 mode


You can Cut, Copy and Paste text using this option. Alternatively use windows keyboard shortcuts.

  • Cut (Ctrl + X)
  • Copy (Ctrl + C)
  • Paste (Ctrl + V)

Google Chrome Edit


Zoom feature will increase or decrease of the web page in percentages. Also full screen mode is available. You can also use keyboard shortcuts to use these options:

  • Zoom in  Ctrl and + (Windows, Linux, and Chrome OS) and and + (Mac).
  • Zoom out Ctrl and(Windows, Linux, and Chrome OS) and and (Mac).
  • Full Screen Mode  F11 (Windows and Linux) and ⌘-Shift-F (Mac).

Google Chrome Zoom

 Save page as

You can save a page for offline viewing. Open Chrome Menu and click on Save page as… You can also use keyboard shortcut (Ctrl+S).

Chrome Save page as


Search a page using this option or use keyboard shortcut (Ctrl+F) to open the search box.

Google Chrome Find

Chrome Search box


Print a web page using this option or use keyboard shortcut (Ctrl+P) to open printing options.

Google Chrome Print


Following options available in the tools section:

  • Create application shortcuts
  • Extensions
  • Task Manager (Shift + Esc)
  • Clear browsing data (Ctrl + Shift + Del)
  • Encoding
  • View source (Ctrl + U)
  • Developer tools (Ctrl + Shift + I)
  • JavaScript console (Ctrl + Shift + J)
  • Inspect devices

Google Chrome Tools


Check your browsing history or delete unwanted history with this option. Keyboard shortcut for browsing history is (Ctrl + H).

Google Chrome History


When you click on downloads, a new tab will open with downloads where you can remove or monitor your download status. Keyboard shortcut for Downloads is (Ctrl + J).

Google Chrome Downloads

 Sign in to Chrome

You can sing in to Google Chrome with this option. Just login with your credentials.

Sign in to Chrome


Google Chrome’s Settings will open in a new tab when you click settings option.

Google Chrome Settings

About Google Chrome

About Google Chrome has the latest version information and option to manually upgrade Chrome if it has a newer version. You can get help and report and issue using this option.

About Google Chrome


Get a direct link to Google’s Chrome Help Center and report an issue using the Keyboard shortcut (Alt+Shift+I).

Google Chrome Help


You can exit Chrome by clicking on the top right corner of the the screen. Chrome Menu has the option for exiting too. You can also use a Keyboard shortcut (Ctrl+Shift+Q).

Google Chrome Exit

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