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Enhance the Privacy Settings in Chrome browser on Android

Are you worried about the data privacy in your Chrome app? Learn how to enhance browser security and tighten the privacy settings.

Google Chrome has a built-in privacy setting that users can customize according to their needs. You can enable and tighten the privacy feature from the Privacy and Security settings menu.

It also has the pre-build ‘Safe Browsing’ rules that allow switching between the desired level of privacy like Enhanced, Standard, and No Privacy options.

In this guide, we have shared the steps to configure the privacy settings in Google Chrome.

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How to Tighten Privacy Settings in Chrome Android?

Configure the Privacy Settings

The Chrome browser is not a privacy browser but the most effective and productive. However, one can make changes in settings to improve privacy levels. Here are the steps to enhance privacy settings:

  1. Launch the Chrome app for Android.
  2. Tap on the More vertical 3-dots icon menu and select Settings for the list.
  3. Tap on the Privacy and Security tab under the Basics section.
  4. Disable the check box against — Access Payment methods.
  5. Enable the check box against Always use secure connections.
    Privacy Settings in Chrome Android
  6. Also, make sure that Do Not Track is set to ON.

You can also clear browsing data history from the Privacy tab to delete all existing cookies and cache from your visited websites. The other thing that you can do is tap on Preload Pages and check the No Preloading option.

Bottom Line

As mentioned, privacy is of utmost importance these days. Chrome for Android should develop more options to help the average user protect their privacy.

Similarly, you can also manage and configure privacy settings on a Chrome computer.

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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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