Hide Tabs on Google Chrome Browser using Panic Button

Have you ever fell into an “Oh My God !” situation when someone suddenly enters into your room and you have no time to close or hide all of your chrome tabs? Not to worry anymore, This post will help you out for maintaining your privacy within the browser by enabling you to hide all your opened tabs with a single click within a second. In case you have missed my previous post on 5 Interesting Google Chrome Tricks then might have a look at it before getting into this article.

panic button to hide tabs on google chrome browser

 

Hide Tabs on Google Chrome Browser using Panic Button

Chrome has got a useful extension named “Panic Button” which you can get it for free from the link provided below.
Panic ButtonPanic button icon will be visible on your browser as soon as you install it.You can tweak the settings of the panic button from their options page.To do so right click on the panic button and select “Options”. 

panic button to hide tabs on google chrome browser

You can set keyboard shortcut to Hide/Show the visible tabs on the browser.

You can set password to the hidden tabs so that when someone other than you tries to open them will not be able to open them as it would request for the password.

Setting a safe page is the best way.When you click on the panic button a default page will be loaded for example when i click on the panic button i want Google’s home page to be displayed.So i have set the custom page with the URL of Google that you can see from the above screenshot.

Hiding the panic button toolbar icon can be useful as it will not be visible on the toolbar once you click on it.You can activate it again by using the shortcut key that you have set from the previous step.

Now who has the Panic? you or your browser ?

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