You can remove eesel from your new tab. When you do that, you'll only be able to use eesel with the keyboard shortcut, which by default is:

  • cmd-e on Chrome for Mac

  • ctrl-shift-e on Chrome for Windows

  • cmd-shift-1 on Firefox for Mac

  • ctrl-shift-1 on Firefox for Windows

⚠️ Warning

If you remove eesel from your new tab, the eesel shortcut won't work in the new tab. You won't be able to open eesel from your new tab at all.

We strongly suggest you keep eesel in your new tab and only remove it if you're confident you've built the habit of using the keyboard shortcut. eesel can be a game changer for your workday and it's easiest to start using it from your new tab.

On Chrome

If you want to get your previous new tab extension back, you just have to remove and re-install the previous new tab extension. Chrome will simply give priority to the new tab extension that has been installed last.

If you want to get the default Chrome new tab back, follow the steps below.

1. Go to your eesel settings

Open eesel in your new tab, and click the settings button:

Note that you might first have to click on your email or avatar to see the settings button if you're signed in.

2. Open the preferences

Click on the Preferences tab:

3. Edit the new tab option

Click on the dropdown under New Tab and select Show the default browser page:

A warning message will ask you to confirm. From now on, the only way for you to open eesel is to use the keyboard shortcut or to use the eesel button next to the address bar. Note that you won't be able to do that from the new tab.


On Firefox

1. Go to the url about:preferences#home

Just type about:preferences#home in your address bar, press enter, and you'll land on this setting page:

2. Select Firefox Home (Default)

Click on the dropdown next to the New tabs option:

Choose what you'd like to replace eesel.

From now on, the only way for you to open eesel is to use the keyboard shortcut or to use the eesel button next to the address bar. Note that you won't be able to do that from the new tab.

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