Where is the Chrome settings file?


In Windows: C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\

Inside this folder there is a Temp folder, several global files, and then a folder for each profile. Most settings are profile-specific, so you'll probably want to look in there.

There's probably just one profile, "Default". If you delete it, you'll lose all your settings, history, cookies, saved passwords, bookmarks, extensions, etc. Chrome will simply recreate it the next time you run it, though.

In OS X: ~/Library/Application\ Support/Google/Chrome/
In Linux: ~/.config/google-chrome/

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    And in OS X this is located at ~/Library/Application Support/Google/Chrome/ – jsejcksn Mar 8 '12 at 11:09
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    And in Linux this is located at ~/.config/google-chrome/ – cbliard Dec 14 '13 at 10:06
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    Do you know how can I change this location in Linux? – Noam Peled Jan 8 '16 at 16:28
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    @NoamPeled – I'm guessing you'd have to change the source code and recompile. Maybe just create a symlink from there to wherever you want it, e.g. mv ~/.config/google-chrome ~/library/google/chrome && cd ~/.config && ln -s ../library/google/chrome google-chrome – Adam Katz Mar 15 '17 at 21:42
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    You can change the location by running Chrome every time using the --user-data-dir command-line switch. – user1151080 Feb 5 '19 at 5:36

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