Turn sync on or off in Chrome

To save your info to your Google Account, turn on sync.

What happens when you sync

  • You can see and update your synced info on all your devices, like bookmarks, history, passwords, and other settings.
  • You'll sign in automatically to Gmail, YouTube, Search, and other Google services. If you were signed in before turning on sync, you'll stay signed in.
  • If you change devices (like if you lose your phone or get a new laptop), you'll get all your info back.
  • You’ll personalize your experience in other Google products by including your Chrome history with your Web & App Activity.

Note: Only turn on Chrome sync with devices you own. If you're using a public computer, use guest mode instead.

Sign in to Chrome

To sign in to Chrome, you'll need a Google Account.

  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 and then Sign in to Chrome.
  3. Tap the account you want to use.
  4. Tap Continue and then OK, Got it.

Sign out of Chrome

After signing out, you can still see your bookmarks, history, passwords, and other settings. But if you make any changes, they won't be saved to your Google Account and synced to your other devices.

  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 your name.
  4. Tap Sign out of Chrome.

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