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Managing Settings in Google Chrome

Last Updated: Tue, 25 Mar 2014 > Related Articles

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Summary

Learn to import bookmark settings, manage security, adjust pre-rendering for faster loading, and use statistics and usage reports in Chrome.

Solution

Need to manage security? Send statistics and usage reports to Google? Want to make your pages to load faster? Maybe you want to import bookmark settings?  Learn how to do all this in Chrome for Mac and PC. For all PC browser-related articles see Manage Your PC Browser. For the Mac see Manage Your Mac Browser.
 

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Choose from one of the following solutions:

How do I manage my security settings?

 

  1. Click the three horizontal lines to the right of the browser address field.
  2. Click Settings. Scroll down to Show Advanced Settings.
  • To adjust Phishing and Malware settings:
    • Under  Privacy put a check in the Enable phishing and malware protection box.
  • To adjust SSL Certificates and settings:
    • Under  HTTP/SSL click Manage certificates
  • To adjust web content settings:
    • Under Privacy click the Content settings button and choose from the options shown.

For more on managing settings visit Google support.
 

How do I send statistics and crash reports to Google?

 

  1. Click the three horizontal lines to the right of the browser address field. 
  2. Click Settings.
  3. Click Show Advanced Settings.
  4. Under Privacy put a check in the Automatically send usage statistics and crash reports to Google box.
  5. Uncheck the box if you do not want these reports sent to Google.

 

How do I make webpages load faster using pre-rendering?

 

  1. Click the three horizontal lines to the right of the browser address field. 
  2. Click Settings.
  3. Click Show Advanced Settings.
  4. Under Privacy put a check in the Predict network actions to improve page load performance box to enable or disable pre-loading. 

For more information on pre-loading, also know as prerendering, visit Google support.



How do I import bookmark settings from another browser?

 

  1. Close any other browsers.
  2. In Google Chrome click the three horizontal lines at the end of the address field.
  3. Click Bookmarks.
  4. Click Import bookmarks and settings.
  5. Choose the application that contains the settings you want to import.
  6. Click Import.

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