Use Safe Browsing in Chrome

With Safe Browsing, you get alerts about malware, risky extensions, phishing or sites on Google’s list of potentially unsafe sites. Learn more about Safe Browsing protection in Chrome.

Change your Safe Browsing settings 

  1. On your computer, open Chrome. 
  2. At the top right, select More Organize and then Settings
  3. Under “Privacy and security,” select Security
  4. Select the level of Safe Browsing you want to use.

Select a protection level

Enhanced protection

  • Gives you warnings about potentially risky sites, downloads, and extensions.
  • Automatically warns you against password breaches.
  • Sends additional info to Google about your activity. Learn more about safe browsing protection.

Standard protection

  • Gives you warnings about potentially risky sites, downloads, and extensions.
  • You can choose to get warnings about password breaches.
  • You can choose to improve security on the web for everyone and send info to Google.

No protection

Safe Browsing is turned off.

  • Safe Browsing might still be turned on in other Google services, like Gmail.

Tip: If you use Standard protection but you want extra password protection, turn on Warn you if passwords are exposed in a data breach.  

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