You can set permissions for a site without changing your default settings.
Change settings for all sites
- On your computer, open Chrome.
- At the top right, click More Settings.
- Under "Privacy and security," click Site settings.
- Select the permission you want to update.
To change permissions and data storage on all sites you’ve visited, you can also select View permissions and data stored across sites.
- Cookies: Cookies are files created by websites you visit. They make your online experience easier by saving browsing information. Learn more about managing cookies.
- Images: Images are allowed by default.
- Handlers: Chrome allows external applications and web services to open certain links. For example, certain links can open a site like Gmail or a program like iTunes. If you set a default action for a type of link but want to delete it, clear your browsing data and select "Cookies and other site data."
- Popups: By default, pop-ups are blocked from showing up automatically. Learn more about managing pop-ups.
- Ads: Choose whether to see ads on sites that have intrusive ad experiences.
- Location: By default, Chrome asks you if a site can see your exact location information. Learn more about sharing your location.
- Notifications: Some websites, like Google Calendar, can show notifications on your computer desktop. By default, Chrome asks you if a site can show notifications. Learn more about notifications.
- Microphone: Some sites can ask to use your camera and microphone. Learn more about using cameras and microphones.
- Camera: Some sites can ask to use your camera and microphone. Learn more about using cameras and microphones.
- Unsandboxed plugin access: Some sites need plug-ins so they can let you do things like stream video or install software. By default, Chrome asks you if a site's plug-in can bypass Chrome's sandbox to access your computer.
- Automatic downloads: If you want to download multiple files from a site, choose whether to download them automatically or not.
- MIDI devices: Some websites want to use System Exclusive (SysEx) messages to gain full access to MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface) devices.
- USB devices: You can connect a website to a USB device, which lets the website control and record information from the device. Learn more about pairing Chrome with USB devices.
- Background sync: If your computer goes offline during a task (like a chat message or photo upload), some sites can finish the task when the computer is back online. The sync will happen in the background, even if you leave the website.
- Fonts: Sites can ask if they can use fonts installed on your local device. You can also block or allow certain sites.
- Zoom levels: You can set how much you zoom in to certain websites. Learn more about zooming in or out.
- PDF documents: By default, Chrome opens PDFs in the Chrome PDF viewer. To download PDFs instead of opening them, turn on Download PDF files instead of automatically opening them in Chrome.
- Protected content: Choose to let Chrome play protected content. Also, on Windows or Chromebooks, choose to allow sites to see necessary information about your device. Learn more about protected content.
- Add Motion sensors
- Unsandboxed plugin access
- Serial ports
- File editing
- Payment handlers
- Augmented reality
- Virtual reality
- Insecure content
Change settings for a specific site
You can allow or block permissions for a specific site. The site will use its settings instead of the default settings. You can also clear data for a site.
- On your computer, open Chrome .
- Go to a website.
- To the left of the web address, click the icon you see: Lock , Info , or Dangerous .
- Click Site settings.
- Change a permission setting. Your changes will automatically save.