Choose your privacy settings

You can improve your browsing experience with privacy settings. For example, when you visit a web page, Chrome can use a web service to automatically load pages based on the page’s links. Most of these settings are turned on by default, but you can turn them off.

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Chrome app Chrome.
  2. To the right of the address bar, tap More More and then Settings.
  3. Tap Privacy and security.
  4. Tap the feature that you want to update.
  • Preload pages

Chrome makes browsing and searching faster by preloading pages it thinks you might visit. To do this, Chrome may use cookies, if you allow cookies, and may encrypt and send pages through Google to hide your identity from sites. Learn more about cookies.​ 

  • Do Not Track

You can include a Do Not Track request with your browsing traffic. However, the effect depends on whether a website responds to the request. Many websites can still collect and use your browsing data.

  • Clear browsing data

You have control over your browsing data, like your browsing history and saved form entries. You can clear all of your browsing data. You can also clear browsing data from a specific time period.

  • Safe Browsing

Protects you and your device from dangerous sites: get an alert whenever Chrome detects that the websites you visit could be harmful. When you visit a website, Chrome checks it against a list of websites stored on your computer that are known to be bad. If the website matches anything on the list, your browser sends a partial copy of the address to Google to find out if it's a risky site. Learn more about Safe Browsing protection.

  • Access payment methods

You can edit your saved payment info so that it's only saved on your device, and you won’t see your saved payment info on other devices. Learn more about how to add, edit and delete cards in Chrome.

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