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Please bring back the overlay scrollbar that used to be available on chrome://flags 0 Recommended Answers 27 Replies 296 Upvotes
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Today, I logged into chrome to find the unwelcome return of the default chrome scrollbar. Apparently the flag which I'd originally enabled was no longer available for my current version of chrome (Version 79.0.3945.79 (Official Build) (64-bit)), and I would like to see this feature returned.

Many sites now offer dark themes, and the default scrollbar can be very distracting when people are trying to focus on the content of the site. The original chrome://flags/#overlay-scrollbars provided a feature that many users found useful, and its absence is now dearly missed. 

In addition, the overlay scrollbar is now a feature that is commonly used on modern IOS devices and browsers. It makes little sense for Google to revoke this useful and optional feature when the default (which is both distracting and, arguably, ugly) has not yet caught up.
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Yes, please bring back overlay scrollbars.
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The Overlay Scrollbars were working perfectly fine for quite a while, please bring them back.
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Why best features always removed from deep config such as chrome://flags? Why chrome developers stole 17px of my viewport?
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Absolutely need this back. Default scrollbar is pretty lame and distracting. Would be different if the default style would be the one of the previous overlay scrollbar, though.
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Why was this removed in the first place? What does that gain you Google? Bring it back.
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Please bring back overlay scrollbars.
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How much upvote count is necessary to google devs will look and fix?
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Dark Mode is just useless without overlay scrollbar, please bring it back!
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I hope they insert the overlay scrollbar again. Dark mode users like me need something like that. It just looks better.
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Why would you remove this? Not every business is some hipster design shop. We need the ability to use plain old stuff when the business requires plain old stuff.
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