Sign in and sync in Chrome

When you sign in to Chrome with your Google Account, you can get your info on all your devices and use additional Chrome features.

When you sign in

  • You can get your bookmarks, passwords and more on all your devices
  • If you change devices, such as if you lose your phone or get a new laptop, you can get your saved info back.
  • You can sign in automatically to Gmail, YouTube, Search and other Google services.
  • If you turn on Web and App Activity and sync your Chrome history, you can get a better, personalised experience in other Google products.
Sign in and turn on sync

To turn on sync, you must have a Google Account.

Important: Only turn on Chrome Sync with devices that you own. If you use a public computer, use guest mode instead.

  1. On your Android device, open Chrome Chrome.
  2. On the right of the address bar, tap More More and then Settings and then Turn on sync.
  3. Choose the account that you want to use.
  4. Tap Yes, I'm in.
Sign out and turn off sync

After you sign out and turn off sync, you can still find your bookmarks, history, passwords and other settings on your device.

  1. On your Android device, open Chrome Chrome.
  2. On the right of the address bar, tap More More and then Settings.
  3. Tap your name.
  4. Tap Sign out and turn off sync.
    • When you turn off sync and sign out, you're also signed out of other Google services, like Gmail.
    • You can sign in again without the need to turn on sync.

To delete synced info from your Google Account:

  1. On your Android device, open Chrome Chrome.
  2. Go to
  3. Scroll to Clear data and tap it.

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