Reset Google Chrome Browser to Default Settings

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If you are a computer user and surfing in the internet then, you must that Google Chrome is a web-browser. It is freeware browser and easily available to downlaod, developed by Google and compatible with Microsoft Windows, MacOS, Linux, iOS and Android. Sometimes, due to certain causes, we get some issues on google chrome and it won’t respond or function properly. In this situation, users preferred to reset google chrome. But remember, doing a reset of google chrome can subject to loss of your favorites, bookmarks or any settings made in your chrome. Don’t forget to backup Google Chrome Bookmarks/favorites.

Is your Google Chrome running slow and freezing up? Do you want to make Google Chrome settings as default? Do you want to reset Google Chrome? If your Google Chrome isn’t functioning properly, or performance is not good. Then, resetting your chrome browser settings as default will resolve your issues.

NOTE: Steps given in this post will work with Google Chrome version 72.0.3626 or above.

Reset Google Chrome

Hereby, in this article i will show you how to reset Google Chrome settings as default, follow the steps below:

Step 1. First, open Google Chrome browser. Click the menu button (three horizontal lines at top right in browser) and it will expand more options for you then, select “Settings”.

Step 2. Google Chrome settings window will appear on your screen. From the left pane, click “Advanced” and it will expand more options for you.

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Step 3. Navigate and click on “Reset and clean up” and you will see reset option to the right side with two choices as below therefore choose your option carefully.

  • Restore settings to their original defaults
  • Clean up computer

reset chrome to default settings

Restore settings to their original defaults: if you click on this option you will get a prompt a window with options “Cancel and Reset settings”. If you choose to click on Reset settings, you this action will reset your startup page, new tab page, search engine, and pinned tabs. It will also disable all extensions and clear temporary data like cookies. Your bookmarks, history and saved passwords will not be cleared. Read More

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Clean up computer: Instead choosing above option, if you select clean up computer, this will find and remove unwanted ads, pop-ups & malware. This means chrome will find harmful software on your computer and remove it. Read More

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Once you have gone through above options, as a result, it will take few seconds to reset you Chrome settings to default. Hopefully, all of your chrome issues get resolved after performing this action.

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