How To Add Custom Background Image For New Tabs On Chrome

In this tutorial, you will learn how to set new tab page background image on Chrome web browser. You can now make new tabs more interesting by adding a custom background image, here is how to do it.

new tab background image on chrome

Google has started rolling out the version 69 of its popular web browser. The latest update brings lots of interesting changes to the UI to go with the already useful features such as Picture-in-Picture mode. We have already discusses how you can speed up webpage load time in Chrome, click here if you’re interested to know. Moreover, Windows 10 Timeline features now allows adding Chrome activities to it. Besides, there are plenty of fixes and improvements to enhance user browsing experience.

The new Chrome 69 is available for Windows 10, macOS, Linux, and other mobile devices. User-interface now features tabs with rounded corners, minimalistic icons and buttons, new colors, a redesigned new tab + icon, and more.

In addition, Chrome version 69 brings a revamped “new tab” page that allows you to set a background image using Google’s images or a picture from your personal collection to make the experience a little more lively.

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Follow the step by step guide below to easily customize a new tab page to set a custom background image.

Set a Custom Background Image for New Tab on Chrome

Here is how you can customize Chrome’s new tab page with a background image by following the steps below:

  • Open a new tab on Chrome.
  • Click the settings (gear) button in the bottom-right corner of the page.
  • Select the Chrome backgrounds option.

chrome backgrounds

Note: If you want to use one of your pictures, then click the Upload an image option.

  • Next, select one of the categories.
  • Choose your favorite image.
  • Click the Done button.

chrome background image

Once the above steps are complete, you will see a new background image each time you open a new tab in Chrome. If you want to remove the picture, apple the same steps above, but on step no. 3, select the Restore default background option in instead of Chrome backgrounds.

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