Turn Off Autocomplete Predictions in Chrome Address Bar

Autocomplete prediction and search suggestions service is typically turned on by default for Google Chrome’s address bar (Omnibox). You may like to follow the steps below to turn off Aatocomplete prediction and search suggestions service.

  1. Enter Chrome menu from the browser toolbar.
  2. Select Settings.
  3. Click Show advanced settings.
  4. In the Privacy section, deselect the “Use a prediction service to help complete searches and URLs typed in the address bar or the app launcher search box” checkbox.

In addition to autocomplete predictions and search suggestions, Google Chrome’s address bar shows matches from your browsing history, if you don’t want to see matches from your browsing history, you may like to clear browsing history.

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