Cookies in Google Chrome are not what you’re thinking about. These cookies are used to store data on a users computer and are generated by the website that you’re visiting. The websites that you visit can store cookies on your browser so that they can remember information such as your cart details, browsing activity, button clicks, log-in information, page visits, etc.
Cookies can also be used to store addresses, names, phone numbers, passwords, and other personal information. Now, if you don’t like any website storing your information, then you can delete all cookies in an instant. However, what if you only want to delete certain cookies?
In this post, we are going to show you how to delete individual site cookies in Google Chrome. Deleting individual cookies allows you to look at what you want to delete and what you want to keep. If you delete all cookies, then all your stored information on all websites will be gone forever.
Delete individual site cookies in Google Chrome
Web browsers usually offer a full blown cookie manager where you can check what sites are storing cookies and the ability to delete them whenever. Users normally delete all cookies at once, and this is the first option that your browser will provide when you’re looking to delete cookies. However, we want to delete individual site cookies in Google Chrome. Let’s take a look at how to do this.
1. Launch the Google Chrome browser on your computer.
2. Click on the three dotted menu and choose Settings.
3. Scroll down to the Advanced section and select Privacy and security.
4. Here, find the option called ‘Site Settings’.
5. Now, look for Cookies and site data and click on this.
6. Next, click on the option ‘See all cookies and site data’.
7. Here, you will be able to see all the websites that are storing your information. You can also see what information the website is storing.
7. Now you can delete individual site cookies by clicking on the delete icon. The websites are listed alphabetically and you can search for websites as well.
There you have it. That’s how you delete individual site cookies in Google Chrome. That was easy right? Now you can give your laptop to anyone you like or let anyone use your computer without them having access to your accounts or stored information. If you’re just cleaning your browser, then you click on the Remove All button to clear all the cookies stored in Google Chrome.