Disable Few Settings in Chrome
- Click the options button and select settings.
- Scroll down at the bottom and click on Advanced Settings.
- Now uncheck every option present under Privacy sub-menu and only tick the following options show below :
- Move down to Network and click on change proxy setting.
- A new window will pop up, Now click on LAN Settings.
- Now uncheck Automatically detect settings and click Ok to save the settings.
- Open a new tab in chrome and type chrome://plugins and press enter.
- Now you can see a page with some plugins.
- You can disable the following plugins :
Chrome PDF Viewer :
It is used to view PDF files in your browser itself. If you want you can keep this plugin.
Chrome Remote Desktop Viewer :
This plugin is used to remotely control another computer which are shared with you.
This is an unnecessary plugin. We already have adobe flash plugin so it’s highly recommended to disable this plugin.
If you use Facebook’s video calling feature then this plugin is useful for you. If you don’t use it then it’s better to disable it.
Pro Tip – Don’t disable Java and adobe flash plugins.
Remove Unnecessary Extensions
- In the address bar type chrome:extensions and press enter.
- This will give you the list of all installed extensions.
- Just browse through the list and remove extensions which you haven’t heard about.
- To totally remove the extensions simply click on remove from chrome icon.
- If you are having too many useful extensions then you can simply disable some extensions by unchecking the enable option and when you need them simply click the enable option to activate the extension.
Clear Your Browsing Cache & Data
- Use the shortcut Ctrl+H to open your browsers history.
- Click on Clear browsing data button.
- Tick the options which are shown below and hit clear browsing data.