How To Manage or Remove Cookies in Chrome

Use Google Chrome to surf the web? Here's how to delete cookies off your browser.

Managing your computer cookies on Google Chrome is easy and well worth it. Clearing or disabling cookies can improve your online privacy.

Here's how to manage your Chrome cookies.

How to disable cookies on Google Chrome

  1. Click the three stacked dots icon in the top right corner of your Chrome browser.
  2. Click on Settings.
  3. Choose Privacy and security, then Clear browsing data.
  4. Choose the Basic tab, and change the Time range to All time.
  5. Make sure Cookies and other site data is checked, then click the Clear data button.

How to clear existing cookies on Chrome

  1. Click the three stacked dots icon in the top right corner of your Chrome browser.
  2. Click on Settings.
  3. Choose Privacy and security, then Cookies and other site data.
  4. Scroll down until you see the option for See all cookies and site data. Click this to see a full list of all the websites with saved cookies and data on your browser.
  5. To remove individual websites and their data, click the trash can icon next to the site you want to delete.
  6. To remove all saved cookies and data, click the Remove All button at the top of the list.

A visual guide on how to clear cookies on Google Chrome

1. Go to the Chrome menu icon and click Settings.


2. Click Show advanced settings at the bottom of the window.


3. In the Privacy section, click the Content settings button.


4. In the Cookies section, click the All cookies and site data button.


5. To delete all Chrome cookies, click the Remove all button.


6. To delete a specific cookie, mouse over the site you want to delete, then click the X to the right.


7. To disable cookies, navigate back to the Content settings screen and choose Block sites from setting any data.