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Sign in & sync in Chrome

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

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

When you sync

  • You can find and update your synced info on all your devices, like bookmarks, history, passwords, and other settings.
  • You can sign in automatically to Gmail, YouTube, Search, and other Google services. If you’re signed in before sync is turned on, you'll stay signed in.
  • If you change devices, like if you lose your phone or get a new laptop, you can get your synced info back.
  • If you turn on Web & App Activity, you can personalize your experience in other Google products with your Chrome history.
  • To help us build products better suited for all demographics, Chrome may combine declared age and gender information from your Google Account with our statistics. This information is used only in aggregate form.
Sign in & turn on sync

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

  1. On your Android device, open the Chrome app 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.
Customize what you sync

When you turn on sync, all your profile information, like bookmarks, history, and passwords, automatically saves to your Google Account. You can find your Chrome info on all your devices.

If you don't want to sync everything, you can change what info to save.

  1. On your Android device, open the Chrome app Chrome.
  2. At the top right, tap Profile Profile and then Sync.
  3. Turn off Sync everything.
  4. Turn off any data that you don’t want to sync to your account.
Sign out & 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 the Chrome app 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 the Chrome app Chrome.
  2. Go to chrome.google.com/sync.
  3. Scroll to Clear Data and tap it.

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