Chrome 70 – How to Turn Off Chrome Sign-in Settings

Want to turn off Chrome Sign-in Settings? Finally, there’s a setting in Chrome 70 to do so. The blog post will guide you on how to do that.

How to Turn Off Chrome Sign-in Settings - Chrome 70
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Recently, Google faces a harsh criticism on Chrome sign-in plan. After experiencing the anger heat from the Chrome users, the company understood what they have done is wrong and promised to fix it as soon as possible.

As assured, the Google has introduced a new option in Chrome settings in version 70 (currently in beta, and is in mid-October) that let users turn off Sign-in settings. This means, when you log in to websites like Gmail, YouTube and others you won’t be logged into the Chrome browser.

How to Turn Off Chrome Sign-in Settings – Chrome 70

With default settings, the option is enabled, but you can turn it off right from the browser settings page. Here’s what you need to do:

1. Launch Google Chrome browser.

2. Click on the ‘More icon‘ available on the upper right corner and select ‘Settings‘ from the menu.

Alternatively, copy-paste this address to visit Settings: chrome://settings/

3. On the Chrome Settings page, scroll down to bottom and click on the Down arrow next to ‘Advanced‘ option.

4. Next, under Privacy and Security, move the slider for “Allow Chrome Sign-in” to Off position.

5. Click on the Relaunch button. This will restart the Chrome browser to apply the changes.

Note: This option is enabled in Chrome 70 which will be rolled by Google somewhere in mid-October.

In case, you can’t wait for Chrome 70 update to hit your computer and want to turn off sign-in Settings right now. Ofcourse in Chrome 69, then you can go for the following registry hack

1. Launch Registry Editor.

2. In the address bar copy-paste the following address to reach the key directly

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Policies\Google\Chrome

Note: In case, there is no key with name Google under Policies, then create one and again create Chrome key under Google.

3. Next, Create 32-bit DWORD value for Google key and give it a name “SyncDisabled” and set its Value data to 1.

4. After that, Create String Value for Google key and give it a name “RestrictSigninToPattern” and set its value data as .*@example.com

Disable browser Auto Sign In and Sync in chrome 69

5. Relaunch Chrome browser.

After a successful restart, when you logged into Gmail service like Gmail or YouTube, the following key will disable:

  • Synchronization
  • Logging into Chrome

This is how you can disable Chrome Sign-in Settings in Chrome 69.

Find this blog post useful? What are your thoughts about Chrome Auto Chrome Sign-in option inChrome 70? Let me know in the comments.

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