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I just had to format my Windows 7 system and start over, I made some backups of certain files/folders though and I am trying to find out where Google Chrome stores users data that extensions save, like which folder(s) I could look in to maybe recover some data for a certain extension I had?

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Looks like it's %LocalAppData%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage.

This looks about right...
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for linux ~/.config/google-chrome/Default/Local Storage – Amit G Jan 27 at 11:38
Is this documented? If I backup this folder and try to restore it next time, would it work? – Pacerier Mar 18 at 16:20

On Windows XP, Vista and 7 (at least) this will be the path:
C:\Documents and Settings\administrator\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage

Make sure you adapt the user part ("administrator") of the path to reflect your username.

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On Mac OS X it's stored in your Chrome user profile directory:

~/Library/Application Support/Google/Chrome/<user-profile>/Local Storage/

commonly, the default with only one profile, that is:

~/Library/Application Support/Google/Chrome/Default/Local Storage/
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As an update, the folder in the marked answer was no longer working for me. First I found out where the folder my Chrome profile was being stored by going to chrome://version and opening the location for Profile Path.

Once there, the local storage items I set in my location were stored in:

\Local Extension Settings\__extensionID__

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Could you share more please? – Alex S Aug 23 at 18:21
@AlexS Sure, what would you like me to expand on? – NoR Aug 26 at 18:21
@NoR, Odd, Local Extension Settings folder is empty for me..... – Pacerier Oct 12 at 7:03

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