How to enable Windows 11 style menus on Chrome

Google Chrome now includes menus with rounded corners, and here's how to enable the new visual style.

Google Chrome with modern menus
Google Chrome with modern menus

On Google Chrome 96 and higher, you can enable the “Windows 11 Style Menus” flag to get a first preview of the new visual improvements that Google is working to match the design of its browser with the design trend of Windows 11.

The new visual update includes rounded corners and new shadow effects for context and other menus. However, at the time of this writing, the menus do not include semi-transparent materials.

In this guide, you will learn the steps to enable the Windows 11 visual updates for Google Chrome.

Enable Windows 11 style menus on Chrome

To enable the new Windows 11 style menu on Google Chrome, use these steps:

  1. Open Google Chrome 96 or higher.

  2. Type the following path in the address bar to open the flags experimental settings in the new feature location:

  3. Use the “Windows 11 Style Menus” drop-down menu on the right and select the Enabled option.

    Chrome Windows 11 Style menu

  4. Click the Relaunch button.

Once you complete the steps, the next time you open the browser, when right-clicking an item or opening the main menu, they will have rounded corners and a more windows 11 style.

About the author

Mauro Huculak is a Windows How-To Expert who started Pureinfotech in 2010 as an independent online publication. He has also been a Windows Central contributor for nearly a decade. Mauro has over 14 years of experience writing comprehensive guides and creating professional videos about Windows and software, including Android and Linux. Before becoming a technology writer, he was an IT administrator for seven years. In total, Mauro has over 20 years of combined experience in technology. Throughout his career, he achieved different professional certifications from Microsoft (MSCA), Cisco (CCNP), VMware (VCP), and CompTIA (A+ and Network+), and he has been recognized as a Microsoft MVP for many years. You can follow him on X (Twitter), YouTube, LinkedIn and Email him at [email protected].