How to Move the Menu Bar to the Bottom in Chrome for Android

Chrome Google Chrome Android Browser

Like many other browsers on your phone, the URL and menu bar on the Google Chrome browser is at the top. However, a recent build of Google Chrome allows you to move the menu bar to the bottom of the screen. This is more convenient for those using the phone one-handed. Here is how you can change the layout of the Chrome screen and move the menu bar to the bottom.

Shifting the Chrome Menu Bar to the Bottom

This trick is still experimental and is not available in the Settings page. For it to work, you will have enable a Chrome flag.

1. If you have not installed Chrome, you can get it here. Also, make sure that your Google Chrome app is updated to the latest version. Open the Chrome browser and type in the URL bar: chrome://flags.

Chrome Layout Flags

2. You will be taken to the “Experiments” page of Chrome. In the search box at the top, type in “Chrome Duet” and press Enter.

Chrome Layout Duet

3. The function will show up in the results list. Beneath it is a button that shows “Default.” Tap on it.

Chrome Duet Settings

You should see a few options in the pop-up window. You can select how the menu bar is arranged on the screen.

4. Once selected, you will see a Relaunch button at the bottom. Press it to relaunch the browser.

Relaunch Chrome Button

5. When the browser starts up again, you will see that the menu bar now appears at the button of the screen.

Chrome Layout Bottom Layout

Google has been constantly adding new features to its browser. You can also add dark mode to make it easier to read at night or even change its default font. Let us know what your favorite features are in Chrome.

Neeraj Chand
Neeraj Chand

Content writer with a keen interest in global technology and pop culture trends.

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