How to Remove Google Doodles From Chrome’s New Tab Page
Doodles are temporary alterations of Google’s logo to celebrate anniversaries, special holidays, and the lives of famous people, like artists, scientists, and pioneers in particular fields. They could be creative, engaging, and informative. Apart from Google’s search logo, the doodles are also displayed on the new tab page in Google Chrome.
You may not be a fan of Google’s doodles, though. Maybe you find them distracting or offensive, or because they take more time to load on a slow internet connection. Whatever it be, here are the quick ways to remove Google Doodles from Chrome.
The below steps apply to Chrome for Android, iPhone, Windows, and Mac.
- Open the Chrome app on your mobile or PC.
- Tap the three vertical dots at the top right corner of the screen.
- Select Settings from the options menu.
- Under Settings, go to Site settings.
- Tap it to toggle it off.
How to Remove Google Doodles From Chrome Using Extensions
To use this extension, install it from the above link. Once done, relaunch your browser, and you won’t see any doodles. While the extension disables the Doodles on the new tab, it will not remove new doodles from Google’s home page or search results.
That said, some options on the new tab may not work. For example, users have reported that background images or wallpaper can’t be used after this extension is enabled. The extension page also mentions that personalized and dynamic aspects of the new tab page (such as themes, wallpapers, and shortcuts) are not supported.
Here’s another Chrome tip if you are new to the browser: You can have your Chrome history automatically deleted once you close it.
To Doodle Or Not Doodle
Now that you know how to disable Google Doodle in Chrome, follow our guide to disabling trending searches on Google Chrome.
A: First created in 1998 by Larry Page and Sergey Brin, doodles are Google’s unique way to celebrate holidays and cultural events, honor famous people, raise awareness of important issues, or brighten your dull day.