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How to Fix: Chrome Signs Me out of Everything on Exit?

Facing the issues in keeping yourself logged in to Chrome is very common, and this is not because of any default settings of Chrome. Instead, it can be due to several security measures and privacy settings set by the users. You can resolve the problem, try different fixes such as switching the google account, resetting Chrome, disabling extensions and clear cookies, etc.

Google Chrome is one of the most popular web browsers people use worldwide. It is an easy-to-use web browser and can be used on different devices, including desktops, tablets, smartphones, and gaming consoles.

You can use Chrome without signing in with a Google account, but you won’t be able to access your bookmarks, extensions, apps, and themes from other devices without signing in, a.k.a Chrome Sync.

Many people have reported that their Chrome browser keeps signing them out automatically whenever they close their browser. Be it a Google profile login or any sites they want to keep sign-in indefinitely.

I was also facing the same issue for a long time and didn’t know how to troubleshoot it. I got on the web and searched for some troubleshooting methods to eliminate this problem. Finally, Chrome doesn’t log me out anymore when I close the browser.

Before moving to the fixes, remember that no error signs you out of everything on exit in Chrome. Instead, there can be several problems that may vary from device to device. And hence the fixes will also be different.

So, here are several ways to troubleshoot till you get the one that sorts your problem with Chrome sign-out.

Disable Clear Cookies on Exit

Technically speaking, web browsers use cookies as an access token to remain sign-in. Hence, we need to ensure cookies are enabled if we want to stay signed into Chrome and other websites.

Apart from allowing cookies, we also need to ensure that Chrome doesn’t clear the stored cookies upon exit.

Here are the steps to disable clear cookies on exit in Chrome computer:

  1. Launch the Google Chrome browser on the computer.
  2. Click on the More vertical 3dots icon menu for options.
  3. Select the Settings menu from the list.
  4. Scroll down to the Security and Privacy section, and expand the Site settings from the menu.
    Chrome Security and Privacy tab with Site Settings menu option
  5. Choose the Cookies and site data option under the Content section.
    Cookies and Site Data menu in Chrome
  6. Disable the toggle button against Clear cookies and site data when you close all windows options.
    Clear cookies and site data when you close all windows options in Chrome browser

Blocking or disabling the cookies can block the data and your login information from particular sites. If we clear cookies and site data upon closing the window, Chrome will ask for login every time we launch the browser.

Check Chrome’s sign-in Settings

Google Chrome browser can save and remember the password in its local database and online sync. Ensure that you have allowed the sign-in option for the Google accounts in your Chrome so that you do not get signed out.

Even if you get signed out, Chrome will display the credential pop-up for auto sign-in.

Here are the steps to allow the automatic Chrome sign-in in the browser:

  1. Launch the Google Chrome browser on your computer.
  2. Click on the More vertical 3dots icon options menu.
  3. Select Settings from the menu list.
  4. Click on Sync and Google services tab.
    Sync and Google Services in Chrome Settings menu
  5. Enable the toggle for Allow Chrome sign-in option.
    Allow Chrome Sign-in option in Chrome Computer browser

So, make sure that you have not disabled the sign-in option in Chrome. You can also make your account the default one from the settings.

Update Google Chrome

Using an outdated version of Chrome could also be one of the reasons why Chrome logs you out whenever you close the browser. Installing the latest version of Chrome could be the solution you are looking for.

Here are the steps to update the Google Chrome Browser on the computer:

  1. Launch the Google Chrome browser on your computer.
  2. Click on the More vertical 3dots icon options menu, and select Settings from the list.
    Google Chrome Settings options
  3. Switch to the About Chrome section on the Settings page.
    Google Chrome should automatically start looking for the latest updates.
    About Chrome Update on Computer
  4. The Chrome will be updated and ask for the Relaunch.

The updated Chrome version will solve your problem and give you all the latest features added to Chrome.

Clear cookies and cache

You might get signed out of everything if your cache data gets corrupted. Clearing cache data to remove the junk and broken cookies to fix the sign-out problem.

Here are steps to clear cookies and cache in the Google Chrome browser:

  1. Launch the Google Chrome browser on the computer.
  2. Click on More vertical 3dots icon options and select Settings from the list.
    Chrome Computer Settings menu tab
  3. Switch to the Privacy and Security section, and select the Clear browsing data option.
  4. Enable the check box against Cookies and other site data and  Cached images and files.
    Clear browser cache and site cookies from Chrome Computer
  5. Hit on the Clear data command button.

Once you clear your Cache data, you might be required to sign in to the sites again since it clears the browser stored cookies. Clearing cache and cookies sometimes improve the performance of the browser.

Disable Extensions

The ad and content blocker extensions that often block JavaScript and malicious cookies could be the reason you keep getting logged out of Chrome. Try disabling all extensions and plug-ins and check if the issue is resolved.

Here are the steps to disable the extensions in the Google Chrome browser:

  1. Launch the Google Chrome browser on your computer.
  2. Click on the More vertical 3dots icon options menu.
  3. Hover on More Tools and select the Extensions option.
    Chrome More Tools menu with Extensions sub-menuIt will open the Chrome Extensions Manager page with install extensions.
  4. Disable the toggle option against each extension.
    Disable browser extensions on chrome computer
  5. Restart the browser and check for issues.

If your issue is resolved, then, one by one, try enabling the extensions to check which of the extension was resulting in the frequent log-outs. Once you find it out, you can make the necessary changes or even find a substitute.

Reset Chrome

Resetting Chrome will bring all Chrome settings back to their defaults. It includes search engines, pinned tabs, content settings, cookies, and extensions. It won’t delete the stored information like passwords or chrome bookmarks but cleans up the browser.

Here are the steps to complete reset the Chrome settings to defaults:

  1. Launch the Google Chrome browser on the computer.
  2. Click on the More vertical 3dots icon menu for options, and select the Settings menu from the list.
  3. Expand the Advanced settings section and select the Reset settings section.
    Reset Settings under Chrome Advanced Settings menu
  4. Click on the Restore settings to their original defaults option.
  5. Hit on the Reset settings command button.
    Reset Chrome Browser on Computer

Resetting the browser will give you the fresh appearance of your Chrome. Also, you might lose the settings that you modified on the home page. You can again change the home page appearance from the settings.

Bottom Line: Chrome Signout on Exit

Google Chrome and other browsers use cookies as the access identification key to keep the account sign-in on the browser. By any chance, if this cookie is cleared or damaged, the account is automatically logged out.

Once you identify and fix the Chrome automatic sign-out problem, the browser keeps your account signed in until you force log out about yourself. By following the instructions provided in the article, you should fix the sign-out problem.

In my case, I was soon able to figure out the problem in my browser, and I had the Clear Cookies on Exit option enabled, which was terminating the signed-in sessions. I had to disable the option to eliminate the sign-out issue.

We hope you are not getting logged out of Chrome or any website anymore. But still, if you have any difficulties, feel free to share your problems and troubleshooting steps you’ve taken to assist further.

F.A.Qs: Signout of Site on Exit

We have listed some of the frequently asked questions related to Chrome signing out of site and browser upon exit:

Is it necessary to enter the password every time while signing in to Chrome with my google account?

No, you do not have to keep entering the passwords every time once you set your account as the default one.

Will enabling antivirus get me signed out of everything in Chrome?

Not for all the cases, but yes, in some cases, enabling antivirus may automatically delete all the cookies that can erase your login information. You need to log in again while visiting the sites.

How can I keep myself logged in to the different sites in Chrome?

There are several ways to do so, but the most prominent one is to enable the cookies in your Chrome browser and remember the save password.

Lastly, here are the recommended web browsers for your computer and mobile phone that you should give a try.

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