How To Remove Quick Links From Google Chrome

Some users around the world have grown to favor Google Chrome as their preferred browser due to its speed and user-friendly interface. A notable feature of Chrome’s new tab page is the Quick Links section, which provides convenient shortcuts to frequently visited sites. However, there may be situations where you desire more privacy or a cleaner browser view, in which case you may want to remove these Quick Links. This article will explain how to do so.

Removing Quick Links in Google Chrome

The process to remove Quick Links from Google Chrome is quite simple and straightforward. Follow the steps below:

  1. Open Google Chrome.
  2. Click on the new tab (+ symbol) next to your last tab.
  3. In the new tab, you will see the Quick Links or thumbnails of your most-visited websites.
  4. Hover over the Quick Link you want to remove. A three-dot menu will appear in the top-right corner of the thumbnail.
  5. Click on the three-dot menu. A small drop-down menu will appear.
  6. Select Remove from the drop-down menu.

The Quick Link should now be removed from your new tab page.

Removing All Quick Links at Once

If you wish to remove all Quick Links at once, you can do so by resetting Chrome’s new tab page. However, please note that this method will also clear your browsing history. If you’re okay with this, follow the steps below:

  1. Click on the three-dot menu found at the top-right corner of Google Chrome.
  2. Go to History > History.
  3. On the left-hand side of the screen, click on Clear Browsing Data.
  4. In the new window, select the Advanced tab.
  5. Ensure that the Browsing History box is checked.
  6. Click on the Clear data button.

Your Chrome’s new tab page should now be reset, and all Quick Links should be removed.


With these simple steps, you can effectively manage and remove Quick Links from your Google Chrome browser. Whether you want to protect your privacy or simplify your browsing view, this guide will help you achieve just that. Remember, the web is yours to explore, and Chrome is just the tool to help you do it. Happy browsing!