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[Chrome OS] Reset browser settings

[Chrome OS] Reset browser settings

Google Chrome gives you the option to reset your browser settings in one easy click. In some cases, programs that you install can change your Chrome settings without your knowledge. You may see additional extensions and toolbars or a different search engine. Resetting your browser settings will reset the unwanted changes caused by installing other programs. However, your saved bookmarks and passwords will not be cleared or changed.

Reset your browser settings:

  1. Click the Chrome menuSNP_9721C573E41777FBA43E1498AD084E3B160C_2696434_en_v2 on the browser toolbar.
  2. SelectSettings.
  3. ClickShow advanced settingsand find the "Reset browser settings” section.
  4. ClickReset browser settings.
  5. In the dialog that appears, clickReset. Note: When the "Help make Google Chrome better by reporting the current settings" checkbox is selected you are anonymously sending Google your Chrome settings. Reporting these settings allows us to analyze trends and work to prevent future unwanted settings changes.

Resetting your browser settings will impact the settings below:

  • Default search engine and saved search engines will be reset and to their original defaults.
  • Homepage button will be hidden and the URL that you previously set will be removed.
  • Default startup tabswill be cleared. The browser will show a new tab when you startup or continue where you left off if you're on a Chromebook.
  • New Tab pagewill be empty unless you have a version of Chrome with an extension that controls it. In that case your page may be preserved.
  • Pinned tabswill be unpinned.
  • Content settingswill be cleared and reset to their installation defaults.
  • Cookies and site datawill be cleared.
  • Extensions andthemeswill be disabled.

If you’re still having issues you may have a program installed on your operating system that is updating your Google Chrome settings.Learn more about programs that cause unwanted settings changes

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