How to stop Chrome from searching in address bar 2021

How to stop Chrome from searching in address bar 2021

As with most browsers, Chrome allows you to perform a normal web search from the address bar. However, you may also disable this feature if you wish. This article will show you how to make this change in your browser's settings.

How to disable searches from the address bar?

Here's how to disable the ability to make searches from the address bar (omnibox) of Google Chrome:

  • Open Google Chrome.
  • Type the following in the address bar and press Enter.
    • chrome://flags/.
  • Scroll to Enable search button in Omnibox.
  • Select Disabled.
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  • Click on the Relaunch now button, you will no longer be able to search directly from the address bar. 

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