Settings Button

Your quicker way to access the Chrome settings page!


Settings button is a simple but time- saving extension which adds a shortcut to Chrome settings to your toolbar.

Add Settings Button to your browser and open the settings panel with just one click.

settings button screenshot

It's just a shortcut but still -- there are some options available: you can set the button to open the settings page in new tab or in the current tab and, if you want, you can add it to the context menu.

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Settings Button – Questions & Answers:


Why adding separate extension for something that needs only two clicks in the menu?

-- Because with the settings button in the toolbar you’ll do it in one click, which is 50% faster :)

But extensions eat system memory, isn’t it stupid to waste resources just for quick shortcut to the settings page?

-- This extension doesn’t “eat” memory. In technical words, it uses non-persistent background page, which means chrome doesn’t need to reserve memory for the settings button (check the Chrome Task Manager if you don’t trust us: when you click on the settings icon it will start the extension, open the settings page and remove it quickly after that)

Why not just use a simple bookmark to the settings page instead of installing separate extension?

-- You could, but you’ll need more clicks to access the bookmark from the menu or you’ll need to have the bookmarks bar open. For people like me the bookmarks bar is not a good choice (it takes from the vertical space of the browser) and the toolbar icon is more convinient.

If I install it, is it easy to remove the extension later?

-- Yes, you can remove it with literally two clicks (just right-click on the settings button and select “Remove from Chrome”)

How to access the options page?

-- Right-click on the settings icon and select “Options”.

How to open the settings page in the current tab instead of opening new tab?

-- Right-click on the extension’s icon and select “Options”, then uncheck the first checkbox

How to add settings shortcut to the context menu?

-- Go to the options page (see above) and check the respective checkbox (“Add settings button to context menu”)

How to change the settings icon?

-- Currently you can’t, but in the next version (coming soon) we’ll add this functionality

Is it possible to add the settings button to chrome apps page?

-- You can, but in future it will be possible only on Chrome OS devices. To do that just install our Settings Button app

Do you have more shortcuts like Settings Button?

-- Definitely, see the links below


Settings Button -- Version History

ver.2.0 – Added options (context menu support)
ver.1.0 – Initial Release

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