How do I show bookmarks and most visited sites?
Click the Settings icon on the right side of the screen. Select the Shortcuts toggle switch to turn the bookmarks and most visited site on or off. If this is the first time activating Shortcuts then you will need to give the browser permission to access your this information. To do so click "Allow" and the shortcuts widget will appear.
How do I switch the clock to use either 12 or 24-hour time?
Based on your current time zone the clock should be already set to 12 or 24-hour mode. However, you can easily change this. Just click the Settings icon on the right side of the screen, this will open the settings menu. Locate the Clock settings and you will see two radio buttons which will allow you to toggle between 12-hour and 12-hour modes.
How do I change my current location for weather forecasts?
Your weather location is determined based on your computer's location. However, if you are using a VPN or the location is not exactly where you physically are you can easily change this. Locate the weather widget on the bottom left of your screen. Click on the current location which will be underlined. A popup box will appear. Search for your current location by typing this in the box. Once you have selected your appropriate location click the "Change" button. Your new weather forecast will be loaded in a moment.
How do I switch between Celsius and Fahrenheit temperatures?
Based on your current location the weather should be in either Celsius or Fahrenheit. However, you can easily change this, just click the Settings icon on the right side of the screen, this will open the settings menu. Locate the Weather settings and you will see two radio buttons which will allow you to toggle between Celsius and Fahrenheit temperatures.
Where do you get your weather forecasts from?
We are proud to be using Dark Sky's weather forecast API. The Dark Sky API is backed by a wide range of weather data sources, which are aggregated together to provide the most accurate forecast possible for a given location. To learn more about Dark Sky please check out https://darksky.net/poweredby/.
How do I lock in my wallpaper?
If you love the current wallpaper you are seeing you can lock this in so that it is always your new tab wallpaper. At the top right of the screen look for the lock icon. If the icon is locked and looks like this then the wallpaper is locked in an each time you open the new tab this wallpaper will be shown. To lock or unlock the current wallpaper just click the icon.
Why do all the widgets disapear after a few seconds
If you see the widgets such as the clock and weather disappear after a few seconds of no activity you probably have the Screen saver feature activated. You can turn the screen saver on or off by clicking the Settings icon on the right side of the screen then using the Screen saver toggle switch to turn this on or off. The screen saver will make most of the widgets in the new tab fade out when there is no activity so you can enjoy a peaceful experience with your favorite wallpapers. As soon as activity such as mouse movement is detected the screen saver will turn off, much like your computer's screen saver.
How do I change my theme
To change your current theme, locate the YummyTabs logo at the top left of your new tab screen. Click on the logo and a dialog will appear with hundreds of yummy new tab themes to choose from.
How do I show the Chrome bookmarks bar?
You can use the keyboard shortcuts "Ctrl + Shift + b" (Windows, Linux, Chrome OS) or "⌘ + Shift + b" (Mac OS). Or you can follow these steps below to show/hide bookmarks bar. First, at the top right corner of the browser, click More button. Then select Bookmarks and then Show bookmarks bar.
How do I launch Google or Chrome Apps from new tab page?
First you need to enable the Shortcuts feature, this feature will show your bookmarks, most visited sites and apps on your new tab. Click the Settings icon on the right side of the screen. Select the Shortcuts toggle switch to turn the shortcuts on or off. Once this has been turned on, right above the quick links and below the search bar you will see a link called "Apps", click this to navigate to your Google and Chrome Apps.
How do get the original Chrome new tab back?
If you want to remove the theme, please follow the instructions here, or you can go to "chrome://extensions" in the Chrome Omnibox, find the extensions you want to remove and click the "Trash" icon.