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How to Bring Back Your Download Bar in Chrome with One Click



Step 2: Find the extension you want to show on the download bar. Step 3: Toggle the switch to make it visible. H2: Recover the Download Bar through the Bookmarks Menu Step 1: Open the bookmarks menu. Step 2: Select Show Bookmarks Bar. H2: Recover the Download Bar through Exiting Full Screen Mode Step 1: Press F11 on a PC or hover over the top-left corner on a Mac. Step 2: Click the green circle to exit full screen mode. H2: Other Ways to Restore the Download Bar in Chrome Step 1: Update Chrome to the latest version. Step 2: Reset Chrome settings to default. Step 3: Reinstall Chrome if nothing else works. H2: Conclusion Summarize the main points and tips of the article. H3: FAQs Q1: How do I change the location of the download bar in Chrome? Q2: How do I hide the download bar in Chrome? Q3: How do I manage my downloads in Chrome? Q4: How do I pause or resume a download in Chrome? Q5: How do I clear my download history in Chrome? Table 2: Article with HTML formatting How to Restore the Download Bar in Chrome




If you use Google Chrome as your web browser, you might be familiar with the download bar that appears at the bottom of your screen when you download something from the internet. The download bar shows you the progress, speed, and status of your downloads, and lets you open, show in folder, or cancel them with a click.


But sometimes, the download bar might go missing, especially if you're in full screen mode or if you've hidden some of your extensions or bookmarks. This can be annoying if you want to access your downloads quickly and easily.




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Don't worry, though. There are several ways to get your download bar back in Chrome, and they're all very simple and easy to follow. In this article, we'll show you how to restore your download bar in Chrome using different methods, and also give you some tips on how to manage your downloads better.


Recover the Download Bar through the Extensions Menu




If you've hidden some of your extension icons from the download bar, you can get them back through the extensions menu. Here's how:


  • Open Google Chrome on your Mac or PC and click the three vertical dots icon found in the top-right of the browser window.



  • Select More Tools from the drop-down menu, then Extensions.



  • Find the extension you'd like to make visible on the download bar again it should have a small switch icon at the bottom-right of its box.



  • Click that switch so it flips to the right. The extension should instantly reappear in your download bar.



The toggles are blue when on and gray when off. You can also drag and drop your extension icons to rearrange them on your download bar.


Recover the Download Bar through the Bookmarks Menu




Normally, Chrome will show a selection of your bookmarks below the address bar, which can also be accessed from your download bar. Here's how to get them back if they've disappeared:


  • Open Chrome on your Mac or PC and click the three vertical dots icon in the top-right corner.



  • Select Bookmarks, then Show Bookmarks Bar.



When Show Bookmarks Bar is checked, bookmark shortcuts will appear in your toolbar and download bar. You can also use Ctrl+Shift+B on a PC or Command+Shift+B on a Mac to toggle this option.


Recover the Download Bar through Exiting Full Screen Mode




If you're in full screen mode, your download bar will be hidden by default. This is the most common reason for it to disappear. To leave full screen mode:


  • On a PC, press F11 on your keyboard.



  • On a Mac, bring your mouse up to the top-left corner of your screen and click the green circle with two arrows pointing outwards.



Once you exit full screen mode, your download bar should reappear at the bottom of your screen.


Other Ways to Restore the Download Bar in Chrome




If none of the above methods work for you, there are some other ways to try to restore your download bar in Chrome. Here are some of them:


How to get back the toolbar in Google Chrome


Chrome toolbar missing: how to fix it


Show bookmarks bar in Chrome browser


Exit full screen mode in Chrome to see toolbar


Change Chrome theme to restore toolbar


Update Chrome to get the latest toolbar features


Reset Chrome settings to default to fix toolbar issues


Reinstall Google Chrome to recover toolbar


Try another browser if Chrome toolbar is not working


How to show extension icons on Chrome toolbar


Enable or disable Chrome downloads bar


How to access downloaded files in Chrome


How to change download location in Chrome


How to pause or resume downloads in Chrome


How to clear download history in Chrome


How to manage download settings in Chrome


How to open downloads folder in Chrome


How to delete downloads in Chrome


How to stop automatic downloads in Chrome


How to download files faster in Chrome


How to pin or unpin downloads bar in Chrome


How to customize downloads bar in Chrome


How to hide or show downloads bar in Chrome


How to move downloads bar in Chrome


How to make downloads bar bigger or smaller in Chrome


How to add or remove buttons on downloads bar in Chrome


How to drag and drop files from downloads bar in Chrome


How to sort or filter downloads by name, date, size, or type in Chrome


How to search for downloads in Chrome


How to view download progress in Chrome


How to resume interrupted or failed downloads in Chrome


How to cancel or delete downloads in Chrome


How to scan downloads for viruses in Chrome


How to open downloads with different apps in Chrome


How to share downloads with others in Chrome


How to backup or restore downloads in Chrome


How to sync downloads across devices in Chrome


How to import or export downloads in Chrome


How to print or save downloads as PDFs in Chrome


How to copy or paste downloads in Chrome


How to rename or edit downloads in Chrome


How to preview or play downloads in Chrome


How to encrypt or decrypt downloads in Chrome


How to compress or decompress downloads in Chrome


How to convert or transform downloads in Chrome


How to protect or secure downloads in Chrome


How to troubleshoot download problems in Chrome


How to report download errors or bugs in Chrome


How to get help or support for downloads in Chrome


  • Update Chrome to the latest version. Sometimes, the download bar might disappear due to a bug or glitch in the browser. Updating Chrome can fix this issue and improve your browser's performance and security. To update Chrome, click the three vertical dots icon in the top-right corner, then select Help, then About Google Chrome. Chrome will automatically check for updates and install them if available.



  • Reset Chrome settings to default. If you've changed some settings in Chrome that might have affected the download bar, you can reset them to their original state. To do this, click the three vertical dots icon in the top-right corner, then select Settings. Scroll down to the bottom and click Advanced. Under Reset and clean up, click Restore settings to their original defaults. Confirm by clicking Reset settings.



  • Reinstall Chrome if nothing else works. If all else fails, you can try uninstalling and reinstalling Chrome on your device. This will delete all your browsing data, extensions, and settings, so make sure you back them up before doing this. To uninstall Chrome, follow the instructions for your operating system here. To reinstall Chrome, download it from here and follow the installation steps.



Conclusion




The download bar in Chrome is a handy feature that lets you access and manage your downloads easily. However, sometimes it might disappear due to various reasons, such as full screen mode, hidden extensions or bookmarks, or browser issues. Fortunately, there are several ways to get it back, such as using the extensions menu, the bookmarks menu, exiting full screen mode, updating Chrome, resetting Chrome settings, or reinstalling Chrome.


We hope this article helped you restore your download bar in Chrome and enjoy your browsing experience. If you have any questions or feedback, feel free to leave a comment below.


FAQs




Here are some frequently asked questions about the download bar in Chrome:


  • How do I change the location of the download bar in Chrome?You can't change the location of the download bar in Chrome by default, but you can use an extension like Download Bar Positioner to move it to the top or left side of your screen.



  • How do I hide the download bar in Chrome?If you want to hide the download bar in Chrome temporarily, you can press Ctrl+J on a PC or Command+Shift+J on a Mac to open the Downloads page, then press Esc to close it. The download bar will disappear until you download something again. If you want to hide it permanently, you can use an extension like Always Clear Downloads or AutoHideDownloadsBar to do so.



  • How do I manage my downloads in Chrome?You can manage your downloads in Chrome by clicking the three vertical dots icon on the right side of the download bar or by pressing Ctrl+J on a PC or Command+Shift+J on a Mac to open the Downloads page. Here you can see all your downloads, their status, size, date, and location. You can also search for a specific download, open it, show it in folder, delete it, or resume it if it was paused or interrupted.



  • How do I pause or resume a download in Chrome?You can pause or resume a download in Chrome by clicking the pause or resume button on the left side of the download bar or by right-clicking on the download and selecting Pause or Resume from the menu. You can also pause or resume all downloads at once by clicking the three vertical dots icon on the right side of the download bar and selecting Pause All or Resume All.



  • How do I clear my download history in Chrome?You can clear your download history in Chrome by clicking the three vertical dots icon on the right side of the download bar and selecting Clear All. This will remove all your downloads from the list but not from your device. You can also clear your download history along with other browsing data by clicking the three vertical dots icon in the top-right corner of Chrome, then selecting More Tools, then Clear Browsing Data.





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