Send usage statistics and crash reports

Help us prioritize the features and improvements we should work on by allowing Chrome to send these usage statistics and crash reports automatically to Google.

You can change whether usage statistics and crash reports are sent to Google at any time. Here's how:

Computer or Chromebook
  1. Open Chrome.
  2. In the top-right, click the Menu Chrome menu.
  3. Click Settings.
  4. At the bottom, click Show advanced settings.
  5. To turn this setting on or off, under "Privacy," select the checkbox Automatically send usage statistics and crash reports to Google.
Android phone or tablet
  1. Open the Chrome app Chrome logo.
  2. Touch the Menu More.
  3. Select Settings.
  4. Under "Advanced" touch Privacy.
  5. To turn this setting on or off, check or uncheck Usage and crash reports.
iPhone or iPad
  1. Open the Chrome app Chrome logo.
  2. Touch the Menu More.
  3. Select Settings.
  4. Under "Advanced" touch Privacy.
  5. Touch Send Usage Data.
  6. Choose to one of the following options: Always, Only on Wi-Fi, or Never.

What info usage statistics and crash reports include 

Usage statistics might include the following information:

  • Preferences
  • Button clicks
  • Memory usage
  • The address of the website, if you use speech input or visited a phishing or malware webpage
  • Your operating system and the manufacturer and model of the computing device. This might include audio hardware if you use speech input

Usage statistics don't include any personal information.

Crash reports contain system information at the time of the crash, and may contain web addresses or personal information, depending on what was happening at the time of the crash.

Learn more about Chrome's privacy policy.

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