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Clear, enable and manage cookies in Chrome

You can choose to delete existing cookies, allow or block all cookies and set preferences for certain websites.

What cookies are

Cookies are files created by websites that you visit. They make your online experience easier by saving browsing information. With cookies, sites can keep you signed in, remember your site preferences and give you locally relevant content.

There are two types of cookies:

  • First-party cookies are created by the site you visit. The site is shown in the address bar.
  • Third-party cookies are created by other sites. These sites own some of the content, like ads or images, that you see on the web page you visit.

Clear all cookies

If you remove cookies, you'll be signed out of websites and your saved preferences could be deleted.

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Chrome app Chrome.
  2. At the top-right, tap More More and then Settings.
  3. Tap Privacy and then Clear browsing data.
  4. Tick 'Cookies, Site Data'. Untick all the other items.
  5. Tap Clear browsing data.
  6. Confirm by tapping Clear Browsing Data.
  7. Tap Done

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