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How to Turn off Chrome Sync — Step-by-Step Tutorial

Once you log into your Google account in Chrome, it automatically syncs your browsing history, passwords, bookmarks, etc., so that all your browsing data is here and you don’t have to start afresh. While useful, under certain circumstances, you might want to sync Chrome with your Google account. In those cases, you can simply turn off Chrome sync with just a couple of clicks.

For example, if you use a separate Chrome profile signed into your work Google account, you might not want Chrome to sync your browsing data for obvious reasons.

So, if you ever want to disable Chrome Sync with your Google account, follow the below-provided steps.

Steps to turn off Chrome sync

If you want to disable syncing Chrome data with your Google account, follow the steps outlined below.

Step 1: Open the Chrome browser by clicking on the taskbar icon or searching for it in the Start menu.

open Chrome browser from start menu

Step 2: Click on the Menu icon (three vertical dots) and choose Settings.

open Chrome settings

Step 3: Ensure you are in the You and Google tab and press the Turn off button.

click turn off to disable Chrome sync

Step 4: Press the Turn off button in the confirmation window.

press the turn off button

Note: If you want to delete all the browsing data while turning off sync, select the “Clear bookmarks, history, passwords, and more from this device” checkbox before pressing the turn-off button.

I hope this tutorial helped you disable sync in Chrome.

If you are stuck or need help, send an email, and I will try to help as much as possible.

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