Recently Google has enabled redesigned New Tab Page for Chrome by adding its logo and search bar at center. Thumbnails for most visited sites fetched from your history appears below search bar. And Apps shortcut which takes you to Chrome://apps page- which shows default apps unless you’ve installed new ones- has been added to left side of bookmarks bar without need to open new tab to access apps.
Adding Apps Shortcut icon back to bookmarks bar in Chrome
If by mistake you’ve deleted that icon on bookmarks bar and option to add it back by selecting ‘show apps shortcut’ is not available on bookmarks bar right click-menu or not found then here is how to add Apps icon back to bookmarks bar without much difficulty.
1. Visit about:apps from omnibar
2. Use Ctrl+Shift+B to show bookmarks bar.
3. Drag and drop favicon for Chrome://apps page onto bookmarks bar.