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.

Zach Zach (249)
1 minute

When I turned my computer on this morning, it seems that the menu bar was blocking me from dragging a Google Chrome window from my laptop display to my external display.