Sync Chrome data across devices

When you're signed in to Chrome on different devices, you can sync bookmarks, history, passwords, and other information across them. Learn how to sign in to Chrome.

To help keep your data safe:

  • Only sign in to Chrome from trusted computers.
  • Don't sign in to Chrome on a public computer.

Choose what to sync

  1. Sign in to Google Chrome from a trusted computer.
  2. At the top right, click the icon you see: Menu Menu or More More.
  3. Click Settings.
  4. Under "Sign in," click Advanced sync settings.
  5. Choose the information you want to sync:
    • To sync all data, click the Down arrow Down Arrow and then Sync everything.
    • To choose what gets synced, click the Down arrow Down Arrow and then Choose what to sync. Then check the boxes you want.
  6. Under "Encryption options," you can choose how to protect your information:
    • Encrypt synced passwords with your Google credentials means that any synced passwords will be kept secure by Google with your Google credentials.
    • Encrypt all synced data with your own sync passphrase means that no one can read your encrypted data unless they know the passphrase.
  7. Click OK.

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