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How to show full URL in address bar on Chrome

Google Chrome brings back full URL view in the address bar, and here's how to enable the option.

Chrome show full URL in address bar

Google Chrome was the first browser that started hiding the https:// and www portions of URLs in the address bar, but even if those portions of the URL are not significant for most users, it’s still not a change that everyone prefers.

If you like to see the full length of the link without trimming any protocols, the Chrome browser now includes an option to always shows the full URL in the address bar.

In this guide, you’ll learn the steps to display the full URL for websites in the address bar of Google Chrome on Windows 10. (You can use these steps to show the full link on Firefox.)

How to show full URL in address bar on Chrome

To bring back the full URL view in address bar of Chrome, use these steps:

  1. Open Google Chrome.

  2. Type the following path on the address bar and tap Enter:

    chrome://flags/#omnibox-context-menu-show-full-urls

    Context menu show full URLs
    Context menu show full URLs
  3. Use the drop-down menu and select the Enabled option.

  4. Tap the Relaunch Now button.

  5. Right-click the URL in the address bar and select the Always show full URLs option.

    Always show full URLs in Chrome
    Always show full URLs in Chrome

Once you complete the steps, the Chrome address bar will show the full URL, including the https:// and www portions.