Disable Trending Searches Suggestion in Google Chrome

It looks like the recent google chrome browser update added new functionality to the chrome browser to suggest “Trending Searches Suggestion.”

If you open your Google Chrome browser on your desktop or Android chrome mobile app, you will notice some auto search suggestions when you tried to type something on your chrome address bar.

These suggestions are in no way relevant to the user.

These are general suggestion which is currently trending in that location or country.

If you don’t like those search suggestions on the chrome address bar, as shown in the below image, here is a guide to removing those trending searches from your browser.

Google Chrome Trending Search Suggestion on Chrome address bar
Google Chrome Trending Search Suggestion on Chrome address bar

Quick Navigation:

How to Disable Google Chrome Trending Search Suggestion on Chrome Desktop

1) Visit below address by entering it in your chrome address bar

chrome://settings/syncSetup

2) Under the “Other Google Services” section, Turn Off Autocomplete searches and URLs

disabled autocomplete searches and URL's
disabled autocomplete searches and URL’s

That’s it.

Once you disable that option, your chrome desktop browser will remove those trending search suggestions and offer your recent search suggestions.

trending search suggestion removed and showing our recent search suggestion instead
trending search suggestion removed and showing our recent search suggestion instead

How to Remove Trending Search Suggestion on Chrome Android Browser

If you need to disable/remove/stop those trending search suggestion on your chrome android browser? Then follow the below instruction.

trending search suggestion on chrome android app
trending search suggestion on chrome android app

Step 1: Open your Chrome app on your Android device

Step 2: Click on “Tree Dot” icon on upper right corner on your browser

Chrome android app settings
Chrome android app settings

Step 3: Select “Settings” and click on “Sync and Google services” option

Step 4: Turn Off “Auto-complete searches and URLs” option

auto-complete searches and urls in chrome android browser
auto-complete searches and urls in chrome android browser

That’s it.

Once you have done the above steps in your chrome app, it will stop suggesting those trending search suggestions on your chrome android browser.

Source: superuser



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