You can set permissions for a site without changing your default settings.

#Change settings for all sites

  1. Open Chromium.
  2. At the top right, click More img img Settings.
  3. Under "Privacy and security," click Site settings.
  4. Select the permission you want to update.

To change permissions and data storage on all sites you’ve visited, you can also select View permissions and data stored across sites.

#Permissions that can be changed

  • Cookies: Cookies are files created by websites you visit. They make your online experience easier by saving browsing information.
  • Images: Images are allowed by default.
  • JavaScript: JavaScript helps make sites more interactive.
  • Handlers: Chromium allows external applications and web services to open certain links. If you set a default action for a type of link but want to delete it, and select "Cookies and other site data."
  • Popups: By default, pop-ups are blocked from showing up automatically. Learn more about .
  • Ads: Choose whether to see ads on sites that have intrusive ad experiences.
  • Location: By default, Chromium asks you if a site can see your exact location information. Learn more about .
  • Notifications: Some websites can show notifications on your computer desktop. By default, Chromium asks you if a site can show notifications. Learn more about .
  • Microphone: Some sites can ask to use your camera and microphone.
  • Camera: Some sites can ask to use your camera and microphone.
  • Unsandboxed plugin access: Some sites need plug-ins so they can let you do things like stream video or install software. By default, Chromium asks you if a site's plug-in can bypass Chromium's sandbox to access your computer.
  • Automatic downloads: If you want to download multiple files from a site, choose whether to download them automatically or not.
  • MIDI devices: Some websites want to use System Exclusive (SysEx) messages to gain full access to MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface) devices.
  • USB devices: You can connect a website to a USB device, which lets the website control and record information from the device.
  • Background sync: If your computer goes offline during a task (like a chat message or photo upload), some sites can finish the task when the computer is back online. The sync will happen in the background, even if you leave the website.
  • Fonts: Sites can ask if they can use fonts installed on your local device. You can also block or allow certain sites.
  • Zoom levels: You can set how much you zoom in to certain websites.
  • PDF documents: By default, Chromium opens PDFs in the Chromium PDF viewer. To download PDFs instead of opening them, turn on Download PDF files instead of automatically opening them in Chromium.
  • Protected content: Choose to let Chromium play protected content. Also, on Windows or Chromiumbooks, choose to allow sites to see necessary information about your device.
  • Add Motion sensors
  • Unsandboxed plugin access
  • Serial ports
  • File editing
  • Clipboard
  • Payment handlers
  • Augmented reality
  • Virtual reality
  • Insecure content
  • Images

#Change settings for a specific site

You can allow or block permissions for a specific site. The site will use its settings instead of the default settings. You can also clear data for a site.

  1. On your computer, open Chromium .
  2. Go to a website.
  3. To the left of the web address, click the icon you see: Lock, Info img, or Dangerous img.
  4. Click Site settings.
  5. Change a permission setting. Your changes will automatically save.