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How to Disable Address Bar Search Predictions on Chrome, Firefox

Google Search happens to be the most used feature accessed by billions of people around the world. All these searches contribute to the search suggestions that often show up in your web browsers such as Chrome and Firefox. These suggestions are often helpful but can sometimes become very annoying. In this article, you will learn to disable address bar search predictions on Chrome and Firefox. Additionally, you can learn to stop auto-playing videos in your web browser.

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Disable Address Bar Search Predictions on Chrome, Firefox

Disable Address Bar Search Predictions on Google Chrome

By default, Google Chrome provides appropriate search suggestions in its address bar as soon as you start making a search. This feature can prove handy and useful at times but can also distract you from what you meant to search originally. Luckily, Chrome provides the option to turn off this feature to avoid this issue. Follow these easy steps to do the same on your browser.

  • Open Google Chrome web browser and click on the three-dot icon in the top right corner of the screen.

  • Click on Settings.

  • In the left navigation panel, expand You and Google.
  • Click on Sync and Google Services.

  • Scroll Down and Turn off Autocomplete Searches and URL.

Disable Address Bar Search Predictions on Mozilla Firefox

Firefox is another one of the most popular web browsers used by billions of people to access the internet. Like Google Chrome, Firefox also provides search-related suggestions to its user during the web search on its address bar. You can turn it off by following these simple steps to avoid any distractions during web searches.

  • Open Firefox web browser in your system.
  • Click on the Hamburger menu in the top right corner of the screen.

  • Choose Settings.

  • Expand Search.
  • Scroll down and untick Provide Search Suggestion and its nested search features.

Wrapping Up

In this article, you have learned to disable address bar search predictions on modern web browsers such as Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. If this 2-minute read has helped you in doing the same, then hit the Like button and share this among your friends to help them do the same. As always, stay tuned for more informative articles like this one.

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Paras Rastogi

Being an Ardent Tech-Enthusiast, Paras is super passionate about new gadgets and technologies since childhood. His passion has developed him to write tech blogs that allow him to help people and make their digital lives easier. When he is not working, you can find him on Twitter.