How to Delete Individual Site Cookies in Google Chrome

How to Delete Individual Site Cookies in Google Chrome

Cookies, not the delicious kind with chocolate and sugar, are small pieces of information stored in your web browser. They consist of text strings and are commonly used to store usernames. This allows you to avoid entering them each time you visit a frequently-visited site. Cookies are harmless and aim to facilitate web browsing.

Usually, a browser can selectively delete site cookies. However, it is not as simple as clearing all cookies or cache at once. In this guide, we will see how to do that in Chrome.

Step 1. Click on the wrench icon to access Settings, and choose Options.

How to Delete Individual Site Cookies in Google Chrome

Step 2. In the Options menu, select Under the Hood to open up an expanded menu of technical customizations.

Step 3. After finding yourself looking at what’s Under the Hood, click on Content Settings to bring up another menu. Don’t worry, you are almost at your destination.

How to Delete Individual Site Cookies in Google Chrome

Step 4. In Content Settings, open All cookies and site data to view all stored cookies. They are listed by the names of the sites that have saved cookies.

Step 5. Browse the list and select the cookies you want to remove. At the bottom of the list, you will find a mini-menu.

You can click Remove to delete the selected cookie(s), or Remove All to delete all cookies in the list. To delete all cookies from a specific website, highlight the website folder and click Remove. This will remove all cookies listed in that folder.

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