Let’s know how to Make Chrome Clear History on Exit/close Windows, Mac, Linux. Chrome may hang if full of history box. So, set to auto Clear chrome History on Exit windows, Mac or Linux OS. Here we also learn how to Make Chrome Clear History on close Windows, Mac and Linux. Exit means close (both keep same sense).
(This solution is also for how to make Chrome Clear History on Exit Linux and how to make Chrome Clear History on Exit Mac OS X).
This is the most useful idea for those people who use a common or public computer. As, you don’t want to leave a foot printer of your search in your PC so, let’s auto set Chrome Clear History on Exit or close windows, Linux or Mac OS X. It’ll delete all history when you leave chrome browser.
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Make Chrome Clear History on Exit Windows, Mac, Linux
Step-1) Open Chrome and go to settings.
Step-2) After that single click on “Show advanced settings“and then scroll for Privacy option. Look at image below.
Step-3) Here is two ways of clear data.
- Content Settings..
- And, Clear browsing data..
If you want manually clear some of data then click on “Clear browsing data..” and clear them by single press. But if want to auto set clear chrome history and cookies then, 1-click on “Content settings..”.
Here chrome keeps more Privacy settings. Let’s know on-by-one each settings of Privacy. Read all options under “cookies” as shown below image and select “Keep local data only until you quit your browser“.
Now you’ve set to auto clear all cookies, cache, and history on exit time on your Windows or Mac computer. But please don’t close the tab till you know about “Manage exceptions…”
Note : All this steps only work on the latest version of Google Chrome Browser, updated as on May 2020 or after. So, if can’t see the above options on your browser then please update first.
What is Manage Exceptions in Google Chrome Browser?
Wait! this is Google Chrome’s risky area, first read how? Then touch it. Click on Manage Exceptions can erase all the browsing data, cookies and cache every-time when you close the browser. So, it’ll be difficult to use some sites like Gmail, twitter or Facebook as, these sites keep cookies to speedup your browsing and more. It means first get prepared are you really want to manage Exceptions?
Don’t worry here is another way to manage it with no loss of cookies.
Click on Manage exception. Below Hostname pattern you’ll get an option to add the sites you want to save their cookies not to be deleted on closing or exiting chrome browser, as below.
Hope you could learn how to make Chrome Clear History on Exit Windows, Mac and Linux.