How to disable Chrome tab sharing (Handoff) in MacOS

Zach Zach (249)
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By default, macOS and OSX will offer to share your Chrome tabs between your Mac and iOS devices via iCloud sharing. This short guide will show you how to disable the Google Chrome dock sharing icon and Handoff functionality in macOS and OSX.

Once you are done disabling this Handoff feature, check out our guide on how to create tab groups in google chrome with the new tab groups feature.

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Open System Preferences

Click the Apple icon in the top left of your screen and select System Preferences.

Go to General

Click General to access the General Preferences pane.

Uncheck the tab sharing option

Uncheck the Allow Handoff between this Mac and your iCloud devices option. You're all done!

Apple hid the battery percentage option starting with Big Sur. Here's where it is.
Zach Zach (249)
5 minutes

I always keep an eye on my MacBook's battery percentage—especially since, as a developer, I run a lot of resource-intensive applications.