How to Delete Browser Cookies in Chrome

by ContributorUpdated July 21, 2017

Browser cookies can be useful for automatically logging into web sites and for personalizing web pages. At times, you may get cookies you don't want from sites tracking your browsing behavior or for targeting ads so you may want to delete them now and then.

Launch your Chrome browser.

Click on the wrench icon and then the "Options" link.


Click on the "Under the Hood" tab, then scroll down and click on "Show cookies and website permissions."


Click on "Remove All" to delete all cookies or select specific cookies and click on "Remove." You may want to leave the cookies in place to your favorite sites. It can be comforting when you visit your favorite site and it knows who you are and what you want to see.

Click "Close." If you deleted all cookies, you will need to log in to your favorite sites next time you visit.

Items you will need

  • Computer

  • Chrome browser


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