Manage content settings

This article applies to Chrome for Mobile.

Adjust the type of content that websites can show and the information they can use to enhance your web experience.

  1. Touch Chrome menu > Settings.
  2. Touch (Advanced) Content settings.

The information below applies to all mobile devices

  • Block pop-ups. Prevent websites from showing additional windows automatically.
  • Accept cookies. Websites can store small files on your device in order to save your preferences on websites or keep you signed in. Deselect to prevent webpages from storing cookies on your mobile device.

The information below applies to Chrome for Android only.

  • Enable JavaScript. Many web developers use JavaScript to make their websites more interactive. Sites may function correctly only if they can run JavaScript on your mobile device.
  • Voice and Video calling. Allow sites with media functionality, such as video conferencing, to request access to your camera and microphone.
  • Google Translate. Translate pages written in other languages.
  • Google location settings. Allow sites with location specific content to ask whether you want to share your location using your mobile device’s location information.
  • Website settings. If you want to clear location permissions or local data stored on your device for a specific site, touch this option.

The information below applies to Chrome for iOS only.

  • Auto-detect decoding. Allow Chrome to automatically detect font encoding of webpages. If you see squares showing up instead of text, turning this setting on will help display your pages properly. For the fastest browsing experience, we recommend turning off the auto-detect mode after you leave the webpage.