How to Enable NTP Customization Menu Version 2 in Google Chrome

Google Chrome has come with a new option that lets you modify the appearance of the New Tab page (in short NTP). This customization menu is called version 2 and is available in Chrome 76 and in later ones as well. Basically, the feature replaces the classic pop-up menu with a customization window by keeping the previous options the same. Like earlier, it allows users to set its color, change the background, and adjust shortcuts using a new dialog. However, it is not turned on by default, you need to activate it using a flag. So, here you will see instructions to enable NTP customization menu Version 2 in Google Chrome.

This menu appears as a welcome page if you install Chrome browser afresh. But users who are already using it, need to click the pencil button located in the bottom right corner of a new tab. After doing so, a small flyout menu will show up with the essential customization options such as Chrome backgrounds, Upload an image, Restore default shortcuts and default background.

Enable NTP Customization Menu Version 2 in Google Chrome

Here is how to enable NTP customization menu Version 2 in Google Chrome –

Step-1: Press Win and S together at once to bring forward Windows search bar.

Step-2: Type chrome in the text bar and click Open option when the result becomes visible.

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Step-3: Copy the following and paste it into the address bar of Chrome –

chrome://flags/#ntp-customization-menu-v2

 

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Step-4: Hit Enter key to head over.

Step-5: Set Enabled using the drop-down options of NTP customization menu version 2.

Step-6: A pop-up will appear in the bottom of that page. Click Relaunch now button to make the changes effective.

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At a later point, if you prefer to disable the feature, simply access the “flags” page and set the above option to Default.

That’s all!!!!

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