If you haven’t heard, Google is continuing its simplification of its services by getting rid of the black bar at the top of your Google pages. The black bar is being replaced with the Google bar, which features a drop-down menu of all Google services from the Google logo, and a simplified Google+/sharing feature.
As with most new Google products, the company is slowly rolling Google bar out to users, but Chrome users can jump to the head of the line by following these simple directions.
- Install the Edit This Cookie chrome extension.
- Go to Google.com, right click anywhere on the page and select “Edit Cookies.”
- Expand the “PREF” tab, delete its current value, and paste this into the “Value box:
(That’s one continuous line – it’s broken into two here to fit the column.)
- Click “Submit Cookie Changes” at the bottom of the page.
- Refresh Google.
You can now uninstall the “Edit This Cookie” if you no longer need it.
Enjoy the new Google bar!