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How to Delete Cookies in Google Chrome in Windows

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Cookies are small files that websites put on your PC to store information about you and your preferences. Cookies can make your browsing experience better by letting sites remember your preferences or letting you avoid signing in each time you visit certain sites. Cookies can also help a website remember your location, so it can provide you with locally relevant content, like weather. However, some cookies might put your privacy at risk by tracking sites that you visit.

This tutorial will show you how to delete cookies in Google Chrome for your account in Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10.


CONTENTS:
  • Option One: To Delete Google Chrome Cookies in Content Settings
  • Option Two: To Delete Google Chrome Cookies using Clear Browsing Data





Delete Cookies in Google Chrome in Windows OPTION ONE Delete Cookies in Google Chrome in Windows
To Delete Google Chrome Cookies in Content Settings

1. Open Google Chrome.
2. Click/tap on the Customize and control Google Chrome (More) Name:  More.png
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If you like, you could also enter chrome://settings/content into the address bar of Chrome, press Enter to directly open to Content settings, and go to step 5 below.


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3. Click/tap on the Show advanced settings link at the bottom. (see screenshot below)

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4. Under Privacy settings, click/tap on the Content settings button. (see screenshot below)

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5. Under Cookies content settings, click/tap on the All cookies and site data button. (see screenshot below)

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6. Do step 7 (delete all cookies from all sites), step 8 (delete all cookies from specific sites), or step 9 (delete specific cookie(s) from specific sites) below for what you want to do.


 7. To Delete All Cookies from All Sites in Chrome

A) Click/tap on the Remove all button, click/tap on Done, and go to step 10 below. (see screenshot below)

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 8. To Delete All Cookies from Specific Sites in Chrome

A) Hover over a site (ex: "tenforums.com") you want to delete all cookies from, and click/tap on the Delete this item Name:  Remove.png
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B) Repeat for any other site you want to delete all cookies from.

C) When finished, click/tap on Done, and go to step 10 below.

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 9. To Delete Specific Cookies from Specific Sites in Chrome

A) Click/tap on a site (ex: "tenforums.com") you want to delete specific cookies from. (see screenshot below)

B) Click/tap on a cookie (ex: "bb_password") you want to delete from the site, and click/tap on the Remove button.

C) Repeat for any other specific cookies from sites you want to delete.

D) When finished, click/tap on Done, and go to step 10 below.

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10. When finished, click/tap on the Done button.

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11. You can now close the Settings tab if you like.






Delete Cookies in Google Chrome in Windows OPTION TWO Delete Cookies in Google Chrome in Windows
To Delete Google Chrome Cookies using Clear Browsing Data

1. Open Google Chrome.
2. Click/tap on the Customize and control Google Chrome (More) Name:  More.png
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If you like, you could also enter chrome://settings/clearBrowserData into the address bar of Chrome, press Enter to directly open to Clear browsing data, and go to step 5 below.


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3. Click/tap on the Show advanced settings link at the bottom. (see screenshot below)

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4. Under Privacy settings, click/tap on the Clear browsing data button. (see screenshot below)

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5. In the Obliterate the following items from drop down, select the time period you want to start deleting cookies from. (see screenshot below)
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To delete all cookies, you would select the beginning of time.

6. Check the Cookies and other site and plugin data box, uncheck any items you do not want to delete, and click/tap on the Clear browsing data button.


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7. You can now close the Settings tab if you like.



That's it,
Shawn