How to Show Bookmarks Bar in Chrome, Edge or Firefox

This guide will explain how to show the bookmarks bar in the Google Chrome, Edge, or Firefox browsers. Before we get into it, I will explain the bookmarks bar.

The bar of bookmarks in a web browser is a toolbar that you’ll find near the top of the browser window, typically below the address bar. It offers a space to easily save and access the URLs of websites you frequently visit.

By saving a bookmark to the bookmarks bar, you can create a shortcut to any webpage. This allows you to access it with one click instead of typing in the URL or searching through your entire list of bookmarks. It’s pretty helpful if there are sites that you visit regularly.

Most modern browsers like Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge, and others include this feature. You can usually personalize the bookmarks bar by adding or removing bookmarks and rearranging them. In some cases, you may even be able to create folders for the organization. The visibility of the bookmarks bar can often be adjusted based on your preference through a menu option or by right-clicking in the toolbar area. Here is how it works.

How to Show Bookmarks Bar in Chrome, Edge, or Firefox

Show Bookmarks Bar in Google Chrome

There are two ways to show the bookmarks bar in Chrome. The first one is the easiest. It is done using a keyboard shortcut.

  1. You should press CTRL + SHIFT + B to show or hide the bookmarks bar in Google Chrome.

It can also be done using the Google Chrome settings.

  1. Open the Settings in Google Chrome by clicking the menu button in the top-right corner.
  2. In the menu, click on “Settings.”.
  3. In the settings, on the left, click on “Appearance.”
  4. Toggle the switch “Show bookmarks bar” on or off to show or hide the bookmarks bar.

Show Bookmarks Bar in Google Chrome

Now you see the bookmarks bar just below the address bar.

Bookmarks bar in Google Chrome browser

You can add your favorite pages to the bookmark bar by dragging the website URL to the bookmarks bar or clicking the star icon on the right in the address bar.

Show Favorites Bar in Microsoft Edge

In Microsoft Edge, the “bookmarks bar” is known as the “favorites bar.” Just as in Google Chrome, two ways exist to show the favorites bar in the Edge browser. The first one is the easiest. It is done using a keyboard shortcut.

  1. You should press CTRL + SHIFT + B to show or hide the favorites bar in Microsoft Edge.

It can also be done using the Edge browser’s settings.

  1. Open the Settings in Microsoft Edge by clicking the menu button in the top-right corner.
  2. In the menu, click on “Settings.”.
  3. In the settings, on the left, click on “Appearance.”
  4. Toggle the switch “Show favorites bar” to “Always” to always show the favorites bar. If you want to hide the favorites bar, change the setting to “Never.” You can also show the favorites bar only on new tabs. If you want this, change the setting to “Only on new tabs.”

Show or hide Favorites Bar in Microsoft Edge

Now you see the bookmarks bar just below the address bar.

Favorites bar in Microsoft Edge browser

You can add your favorite pages to the bookmark bar by dragging the website URL to the bookmarks bar or clicking the star icon on the right in the address bar.

Show Bookmarks Bar in Firefox

If you want to show the bookmarks bar in the Firefox browser, you can do it in three different ways. Here is how to hide or show the bookmarks bar in Firefox.

  1. You should press CTRL + SHIFT + B to show or hide the bookmarks bar in Firefox.

It can also be done using the Firefox browser’s settings.

  1. Open the Firefox browser.
  2. In the top-right corner, click the menu icon.
  3. In the menu, click on “Bookmarks.”
  4. Click on “Show Bookmarks toolbar.”

Show bookmarks toolbar in Firefox using menu

Alternatively, you can hide or show the bookmarks bar by right-clicking the top bar in Firefox. In the menu, click on the “Bookmarks toolbar.” In this menu, you can always show the bookmarks toolbar, only show it on new tabs, or hide it.

Always Show bookmarks toolbar in Firefox

I hope this helped. Thank you for reading!

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