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Chrome Dev Update: Remove Thumbnails from the New Tab Page

April 20, 2009 02:40 PDT

Posted by Andrew.

Google Chrome shows the thumbnails of the visited web pages from the new tab page. However, many peoples want to remove the thumbnail images for the privacy reason. There is a good news: Google Chrome's Dev channel has been updated to 2.0.174.0 in April 16, 2009, it supports for removing thumbnails from the New Tab Page (feature still in development).

Dev Update: Remove Thumbnails from the New Tab Page

From: Googlechromereleases Blog

You can find out about getting on the Dev channel here: http://dev.chromium.org/getting-involved/dev-channel.

Notable Changes:

  • Ability to remove thumbnails from the New Tab Page (feature still in development). (Issue: 685)
  • Added "Undo Tab Close" and "New Tab" to the context menu on the tab bar. (Issue: 2144)
  • It is no longer possible to cut or copy from a password text-field. (Issue: 9425)
  • Ctrl+Shift+Arrow allows change in text direction in RTL UIs. Also now support Ctrl+Shift text alignment based on which side of the keyboard those keys are pressed.(Issues: 9762, 9763)

The "Edit Thumbnails" option is great! :-)

Google Chrome Screenshot: The current version of Chrome shows the thumbnails in the New Tab Page

Thumbnails in the New Tab Page of Chrome

More resources about Google Chrome and thumbnail images



#1  posted on June 16, 2009 02:46 PDT
I downloaded the beta versions of Chrome and it STILL did not have this feature! :@

#2  posted on June 20, 2015 12:39 PDT
how can i completely remove thumbnails from my google chrome homepage

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