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Clear, enable, and manage cookies in Chrome
You can choose to delete existing cookies, allow or block all cookies, and set preferences for certain websites.
What cookies are
Cookies are files created by websites you visit. They make your online experience easier by saving browsing information. With cookies, sites can keep you signed in, remember your site preferences, and give you locally relevant content.
There are two types of cookies:
First-party cookies are created by the site you visit. The site is shown in the address bar.
Third-party cookies are created by other sites. These sites own some of the content, like ads or images, that you see on the webpage you visit.
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Clear all cookies
If you remove cookies, you'll be signed out of websites and your saved preferences could be deleted.
  1. On your computer, open Chrome.
  2. At the top right, click More
    Settings.
  3. At the bottom, click Advanced.
  4. Under "Privacy and security," click Content settings.
  5. Click Cookies 
     See all cookies and site data 
     Remove all.
  6. Confirm by clicking Clear all.
Delete specific cookies
Delete cookies from a site
On your computer, open Chrome.
At the top right, click MoreSettings.
At the bottom, click Advanced.
Under "Privacy and security," click Content settings.
Click Cookies  See all cookies and site data.
At the top right, search for the website's name.
To the right of the site, click Remove .
Delete cookies from a period of time
On your computer, open Chrome.
At the top right, click More .
Click More toolsClear browsing data.
At the top, click the dropdown next to "Time range."
Choose a time period, such as the past hour or the past day.
Check "Cookies and other site data." Uncheck all the other items.
Click Clear data.
Change your cookie settings
You can allow or block cookies saved by websites.
Note: If you don't allow sites to save cookies, most sites that require you to sign in won't work.
Allow or block cookies by default
On your computer, open Chrome.
At the top right, click MoreSettings.
At the bottom, click Advanced.
Under "Privacy and security," click Content settings  Cookies.
Turn Allow sites to save and read cookie data on or off.
Block cookies from other sites
You can allow cookies from the site you visit, while blocking cookies from other sites that own ads or images on the webpage. To block these third-party cookies, turn on Block third-party cookies.
All cookies and site data from other sites will be blocked, even if the site is allowed on your exceptions list.
Allow or block cookies for a specific site
If you allow cookies by default, you can still block them for a certain site.
On your computer, open Chrome.
At the top right, click MoreSettings.
At the bottom, click Advanced.
Under "Privacy and security," click Content settings  Cookies.
Next to "Block," "Clear on exit," or "Allow," click Add.
Enter the web address.
To create an exception for an entire domain, insert [*.] before the domain name. For example, [*.]google.com will match drive.google.com and calendar.google.com.
You can also put an IP address or a web address that doesn't start with http://.
Click Add.
To remove an exception you don't want any more, to the right of the website, click More Remove.
Note: If you’re using your Chromebook at work or school, you might not be able to change this setting. For more help, contact your administrator.
Delete cookies after you close Chrome
You can let sites remember information during your browsing session, but automatically delete the cookies when you quit Chrome.
On your computer, open Google Chrome.
At the top right, click MoreSettings.
At the bottom, click Advanced.
Under "Privacy and security," click Content settings  Cookies.
Turn on Keep local data only until you quit your browser.
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