First look at Chrome for Android’s Privacy Guide feature


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Aug 17, 2014
After desktop, Chrome on Android now allows you to review privacy and security settings and customize them Soon to be available, the new Privacy Guide subsection in Chrome’s Privacy and Security settings shows your privacy defaults and lets you control them from one place.

Users are always concerned about their privacy when using the Google Chrome browser on various platforms such as Windows, Mac, Linux, Chrome OS, and Android.

The concerns are valid as you need to share your data with advertising company Google when using their services in Chrome. Google is trying to address these concerns by allowing you to check browser defaults and make changes that may improve privacy.

Here is what Chrome sends to Google​

For instance, website addresses you visit will be sent to Google to improve your browsing experience, and you need to allow cookies for a seamless experience on websites across sessions.

if you sign into Chrome with your Google account and sync stuff, for history to be available on devices, website links will be saved to Google Account.

Most users don’t configure Chrome on desktop or mobile, Google is now letting you revisit those default settings and make changes without needing to find those settings through Privacy Review checkup.

Privacy Guide Settings Chrome Android


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Oct 9, 2016
Might as well open source Google Chrome for all platforms once and for all to allay the privacy fears in users