Located on the top right of the window, click the three vertical dots. In the drop-down menu that appears, click
In the settings page that opens, enter “startup” in the search bar. Your screen should now match the image above.
In order for Google to know not open previous tabs when starting up, make sure to check off the first option on the list:
Open the New Tab page.
Alternatively, you could have Google Chrome open on a specific page(s) if you’d prefer!
There you go! Now, whenever you open your Google Chrome, a blank new tab will appear instead of whatever you had been working on last!
We've all been there before: we have one copy of some vital document to which there is no editable, digital copy.