How to Automatically Hide Chrome's Downloads Bar

Zach Zach (249)
5 minutes

Tired of constantly closing the downloads bar in Chrome after a download has completed? As a web developer who constantly downloads things, I was too. Thankfully, a Google Chrome extension exists to automatically hide the bar for you after your download has finished.

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You can download the Always Clear Downloads 2 extension from the Chrome Web Store using this link. Enable it and your Chrome downloads shelf will automatically clear after a download finishes.

If you like optimizing your workflow, check out our guide on how to automatically clear your downloads shelf in Chrome.

Don't lose all the work you've tabbed!
Britt Britt (54)
2 minutes

Being able to create tab groups in Google Chrome is great, but being able to save them for the next time you open Chrome is even better.