How To Have Google Chrome Open On Startup

Have you ever wanted to have Google Chrome automatically open every time you turn on your computer? It’s actually quite easy to set up, whether you have a Windows PC or a Mac. This article will walk you through the process of setting up Google Chrome to launch on startup.

For Windows Users:

Follow these simple steps:

  1. First, you need to create a shortcut for Google Chrome. You can simply do this by navigating to the Chrome icon on your desktop, right-clicking it and choosing ‘Create Shortcut’.
  2. Next, press ‘Windows + R’ keys to open the Run dialog box. Type ‘shell:startup’ and hit Enter.
  3. Now, a Startup folder will open. Simply drag and drop the Chrome shortcut you just created into this folder.

And that’s it! Google Chrome will now automatically start up every time you turn on your Windows PC.

For Mac Users:

Here are the steps you need to follow:

  1. First, click on the Apple menu and choose ‘System Preferences’.
  2. Next, select ‘Users & Groups’.
  3. Then, click on the ‘Login Items’ tab.
  4. Now, click on the ‘+’ button and navigate to Applications.
  5. Finally, find Google Chrome in the list of applications, select it, and click ‘Add’.

With that, Google Chrome will open automatically every time you start your Mac.


That’s all there is to it! Now you can have Google Chrome open on startup, saving you that bit of time and effort every time you turn on your computer. Just follow these simple steps, and you’ll be good to go!