When you use G Suite products, such as Gmail and Google Calendar, for work or school, you usually work in a web browser.
With Chrome Browser, you can:
Note: Your IT administrator might apply Chrome policies to manage Chrome Browser for your organization. To see if your admin is managing Chrome Browser, in your address bar, enter chrome://settings. Next to a setting, you’ll see Managed business if it's being managed by your admin.
What you need:
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Start by installing the browser.
You can install Chrome Browser on Windows®, Mac®, Linux®, and on your Android or Apple® iOS® devices.
Use the same software that installs programs on your computer to install Chrome Browser. You need to enter the administrator account password. Chrome Browser is added to your software manager so it stays up to date.
On Android devices:
On iOS devices:
Install the Chrome app for Apple iPhone® or iPad®.
After you install Chrome Browser, you can add profiles, import your bookmarks, sync settings across your devices, and more.
If you have several Google accounts, like personal Gmail accounts and a G Suite administrator account, you can easily identify and manage your accounts.
Creating different Chrome profiles lets you switch between your work account and your other Google accounts, such as personal or test accounts, without signing out each time.
Add a Chrome profile:
Switch to another profile:
Remove a profile:
If you remove a profile from Chrome Browser, your profile bookmarks, history, passwords, and other settings are removed from your computer.
You can customize Chrome Browser to open a specific page for your homepage and startup page.
Set your homepage:
Note: If you don’t see More more_vert, you might need to restart Chrome Browser to update it.
Set your startup page:
Migrate your bookmarks, browsing history, and saved passwords from any other browser to Chrome Browser.
Import your bookmarks:
Manage your bookmarks:
Your preferences and settings are saved in Chrome Browser, not on a computer. By syncing your Chrome settings, you'll see your preferences when you sign in to your account on any device and open Chrome Browser.
If you sync your data, deleting browsing data on your computer will delete it everywhere it's synced, including your other devices and your Google Account.
Delete your browsing data:
Chrome Browser alerts you whenever websites, apps, or extensions try to send you notifications. You can change your settings if you don’t want to get notifications.
After you set up Chrome, start browsing the web.
In this section, you learn how to:
Use the address bar like a search box to look for content. You can also search for a specific word or phrase on a web page.
Search the web:
Search a web page:
Learn more about using tabs.
From Chrome Browser, you can run G Suite apps, such as Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides.
Open an app:
Remove an app:
In Chrome Browser, you can add extensions to tailor Chrome to your needs or preferences. Add extensions, such as project-management tools and photo editors, from the Chrome Web Store.
Add an extension:
Note: Your organization might block some extensions. For help, ask your IT administrator.
Manage an extension:
Remove an extension:
To save a file or image on your computer or device, download it. The file saves in your default download location.
Download a file:
Change your download location:
With Chrome Browser, you can print from your computer or mobile device.
Use a printer:
Use Google Cloud Print:
With Google Cloud Print, you can print from any device to a cloud-connected printer. Learn more about using Google Cloud Print.
Personalize Chrome Browser by adding new features and background themes.
In this section, you learn how to:
Choose a background image that appears when you open a new tab.
Windows and Linux only
If you don’t want Chrome Browser to record your browsing and search histories, you can browse the web privately in Incognito mode.
Note: You’ll know you’re in Incognito mode when you see Incognito at the top of your browser.