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Enhance the Privacy and Security of Chrome on a Computer

Are you looking to enhance the data privacy and browser security of Google Chrome on your computer? Learn how to configure your privacy and security settings.

Google Chrome offers enhanced privacy and security settings features. It is, by default, enabled to protect the user’s privacy.

However, you can customize the options and make changes to improve your privacy further.

You can enable and disable the advanced security options based on your requirements.

Enhance Privacy and Security on Chrome browser

In this guide, we have shared the steps to configure and enhance the privacy and security settings of Google Chrome on a computer.

Enhance the Privacy and Security Settings of Chrome on the Computer

Google Chrome offers a few significant security and privacy settings. We can customize these options at the individual site level or for all the sites. We can enable and disable the services you think will be misused if permission is granted.

Here are the steps to enable the privacy and security settings:

  1. Launch Google Chrome on the computer.
  2. Click on the More vertical 3-dots icon menu for options.
  3. Select Settings from the list.
  4. Scroll down to the Privacy and Security section.
  5. Now visit every menu within this section and customize it based on your needs.
    Privacy and Security Settings in Chrome Computer

The necessary security settings are under the Site Settings menu and the More option. Just toggle the buttons to turn them OFF where you think it’s irrelevant or does not need those permissions.

And it’s recommended that you clear the data stored in the browser on the computer occasionally (at least once a month).

You can also control how to share the data and behavior with third-party trackers.

Bottom Line

Google Chrome is not the best privacy browser out there. Perhaps browsers like Mozilla Firefox and Apple Safari are better at handling privacy.

However, regarding security (alerts and messages), Google Chrome identifies most phishing sites and insecure content. That makes it a good choice for an average user.

Similarly, you can manage the privacy and security settings of Chrome in Android. The options are minimal, but it works for most websites to alert security gaps.

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Kushal Azza

Kushal Azza

Kushal Azza is a Google Certified IT Professional, Digital Content Creator, and Go-To Digital Marketer with Engineering Degree. He has over a decade of experience solving tech problems, troubleshooting, and innovating digital solutions. Follow him on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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