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Google Chrome: Here Are Some Chrome Settings You Should Know About

Google Chrome is used by over 2.65 billion people as their primary web browser, according to reports. The tech giant focused on the possibility of improving safe browsing and announced security updates on iOS.

Chrome settings you need to know

Site permissions

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Chrome allows users to block websites from accessing their information, such as location, microphone, and camera. To disable access, users must visit site settings in Privacy & Security.

Google Chrome: Site permissions

Google Chrome: Site permissions

Google Chrome: Site permissions

DNS and secure connections

Some websites may not have secure connections. Users should choose “always use secure connections” and “use secure DNS” under “security” settings to avoid malicious attacks.

Google Chrome: DNS and secure connections

Google Chrome: DNS and secure connections

Pop-ups and redirects

Google allows users to restrict pop-ups and redirects to other websites. Users can disable pop-ups and redirects in the site settings section.

Google Chrome: pop-ups and redirects

Google Chrome: pop-ups and redirects

Third-party cookies

Users can block third-party cookies under “cookies and other site data” under the privacy and security section content manager.

Google Chrome: third-party cookies

Google Chrome: third-party cookies

Background apps

Chrome, by default, runs all of its apps in the background, even when closed. Users can disable them through the “system” settings on Chrome.

Google Chrome: control background apps

Google Chrome: control background apps

Google Chrome offers “enhanced protection” for safe browsing. The feature also notifies users when their passwords are exposed ed in the event of a data breach.

Google Chrome offers improved protection

Google Chrome offers improved protection

Users can perform a security check on the browser by selecting “Check Now” under the Privacy & Settings tab.

Run a Security Check on Chrome

Run a Security Check on Chrome

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July 20, 2022

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