Google Chrome browser now has changed the way how it handles WWW and HTTP/HTTPS text in the address bar. You may not see them. If you wish to restore WWW and HTTP text flags in Chrome address bar, then this post will show you how to do it.

Google decided to release this update when they launched the Google Chrome 69 version in 2018. They put an option to hide the protocol section (http:// and https://) and default prefix WWW in the address bar. This is because they feel that, most people accessing a website is not concerned about these details.

How to display WWW, HTTP, and HTTPS:// in Google Chrome Address Bar?

It is quite easy to show WWW, HTTP and HTTPS on the Chrome browser if it is hidden by default. Follow the steps below.

Step 1:- Open Google Chrome and open a new tab.

Step 2:- In the address bar type chrome://flags/#omnibox-ui-hide-steady-state-url-scheme-and-subdomains

You can click on this link or copy-paste it on your address bar. Then press Enter.


Step 3:- There is a search box on the top of the page. Search for the term “URL Trivial“.

Step 4:- Now you will see an option with the title “Omnibox UI Hide Steady-State URL Trivial Subdomains“.


Step 5:- There you will see three options. Default, Enable and Disable. You need to change the value to “DISABLE“. Once you change the value, you will see a Relaunch Now button on the bottom right.

Step 6:- Restart Google Chrome to fix WWW and HTTPS:// not showing issue on Google Chrome.

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