Clear, allow, & 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 go to. They save browsing information to make your online experience easier. With cookies, sites can keep you signed in, remember your site preferences, and give you locally relevant content.

There are 2 types of cookies:

  • First-party cookies are created by the site that you go to. 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 find on the page.

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 Chrome Chrome.
  2. Tap More More and then Settings Settings.
  3. Tap Privacy and Security and then Clear Browsing Data.
  4. Check Cookies, Site Data
  5. Uncheck the other items.
  6. Tap Clear Browsing Data and then Clear Browsing Data.
  7. Tap Done.

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