Reset Chrome settings to default

You can restore your browser settings in Chrome at any time. You might need to do this if apps or extensions you installed changed your settings without your knowledge. Your saved bookmarks and passwords won't be cleared or changed. On your computer, open Chrome. At the top right, click More   Settings. […]

Increase security with site isolation

When you turn on site isolation, Chrome offers more security protections for your browser. Chrome will load each website in its own process. So, even if a site bypasses the same-origin policy, the extra security will help stop the site from stealing your data from another website. Learn more about […]

Download or remove Chrome themes

Personalize Chrome on your computer with a fun theme. The theme appears around the border of the browser and as the background when you open a new tab. Your Chrome themes are stored in your Google Account, so when you sign in to Chrome on any computer, you see the […]

Set your homepage and startup page

You can customize Google Chrome to open any page for the homepage or startup page. These two pages aren’t the same unless you set them to be.   Your startup page is the one that shows when you first launch Chrome on your computer. Your homepage is the one you […]

Chrome keyboard shortcuts

Learn keyboard shortcuts and become a pro at using Chrome. Windows and Linux Tab and window shortcuts Action Shortcut Open a new window Ctrl + n Open a new window in Incognito mode Ctrl + Shift + n Open a new tab, and jump to it Ctrl + t Reopen […]

Install and manage extensions

You can customize Chrome and add features and functionality by adding extensions from the Chrome Web Store. Install an extension Open the Chrome Web Store. Find and select the extension you want. Click Add to Chrome. Some extensions will let you know if they need certain permissions or data. To […]

Google Chrome blocks downloads

Chrome automatically blocks harmful downloads that try to cause problems on your computer, like: Giving you viruses Leaking your private data Changing your browser and computer settings Adding unwanted extensions or toolbars to your browser Why the download was blocked Your file download may have been blocked for one of […]