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How to Auto Hide Shelf on Chromebook

The shelf, also known as the taskbar, is a feature on Chromebook that allows; you to quickly access your favourite apps and websites. You can choose to have the shelf automatically hidden when not in use.

Here is a complete guide on; how you can auto-hide the Shelf on Chromebook. Do you know? You can install any website as Progressive Web App on Chromebook. You can also check our guide on; how to use Chromebook in full screen.

How to Auto Hide Shelf on Chromebook

Context Menu with Highlighted Always Show Shelf Option

The shelf is a very useful part of your Chromebook. However, some users may feel it takes up a small portion of the screen and want to hide the shelf from the screen. If you also feel the same, then follow the below steps to hide it:

Right-click the shelf or an empty part of your desktop. Then select the “Autohide shelf” option in the menu that appears.

Now, your shelf will vanish. It is not completely removed from your screen. It is just hiding.

With this setting enabled, the shelf will automatically hide when you’re not using it, giving you more screen space. You can still access the Chromebook Shelf by hovering your cursor over the bottom of the screen.


That’s it; this is how you can Auto-Hide the Chromebook Shelf. You also can check out our Chromebook troubleshooting guide if you are new to Chromebook and Chrome OS. 

I hope this Chromebook guide was helpful to you. If you liked the article, share it with your friends. If you have some suggestions or doubts, do not hesitate to leave them in the comments section. We are always there to assist you.

Ajoy Kumar
Ajoy Kumarhttps://thechromeguide.com
I love using Chromebook. So, I created TheChromeGuide.com to share my knowledge of ChromeOS, Chrome and Chromecast.
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