Manage Chrome safety and security

You can manage Chrome's safety and security with safety check. Safety check searches for:

  • Compromised passwords
  • Safe Browsing status
  • Available Chrome updates

On a computer, safety check also searches for:

  • Harmful extensions
  • Harmful software (Windows only)

Important: Compromised passwords were involved in data leaks on a third-party website or app. Change any compromised passwords as soon as you can.

Compromised passwords

Compromised passwords were involved in data leaks on a third-party website or app. Change any compromised passwords when you can. To change your password from another site, follow the instructions in Chrome.

Safe Browsing

With Safe Browsing, you get alerts about malware, risky extensions, phishing or sites on Google’s list of potentially unsafe sites. Learn more about Safe Browsing protection in Chrome.

Automatic Chrome updates

To make sure that you're protected by the latest security updates, when available, Chrome can automatically update to the newest browser version.

Tip: To relaunch Chrome after an update, follow the instructions on screen.

Manage Chrome safety and security on an Android device

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Chrome app Chrome.
  2. Tap More More and then Settings.
  3. Tap safety check and then Check now.
  4. If Chrome finds any issues:
    1. Tap the item with the issue.
    2. Follow the instructions on screen.

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