If Google Chrome appears to be missing the address bar, try following the steps below to restore it.
The Address bar Might be Hidden by Full Screen Mode
Many browsers, including Google Chrome, allow you to full screen web pages. It’s extremely easy to accidentally press the button and end up with a “missing” address bar.
F11 on your keyboard to exit full screen. You can also move your mouse to the top of the window and click the
X circle that appears.
Google Chrome Might not be Responding
It’s possible that Chrome has locked up and will need to be stopped in the
Step 1: Open the
Task Manager with
Ctrl + Alt + Del or right click the task bar and select
Start Task Manager
Step 2: In the
Processes tab, locate Google Chrome under
Apps and click it
Step 3: Click the
End task button (this should close Chrome)
Relaunch Chrome and see if the address bar is no longer missing.
Restore Address bar by Reinstalling Google Chrome
Your Google Chrome installation might have somehow become corrupt. Reinstalling the application should reset everything to default and restore any corrupt files.
Step 1: Click the
Start button and type
Add or remove programs then click the
Add or remove programs setting
Step 2: Locate Google Chrome, Click it, and then click the
Step 3: Download and reinstall Google Chrome by following the on screen prompts