Data can pile up and cause slow browsing. We also use different plugins such as AdBlock or some people use toolbars all of them combined can cause a variety of problems from slow browsing to crashes.
Resetting Google Chrome is a good idea if clearing the cache does not prove to be beneficial. However only resetting Chrome will not delete your bookmarks, history, saved passwords so it is a good idea to clear browsing history as well to reset the browser to default performance.
Resetting Google Chrome On Windows
To Reset Google Chrome, follow a few simple steps:
Open Google Chrome & click on the three dots (••• icon) in the upper right corner of the browser
Now click on Settings.
In the next step click Advanced on the left side of the screen.
After opening advanced options select Reset and clean up
Now select Restore settings to their original defaults & select Reset Settings
This will reset your chrome browser but your bookmarks, history & saved passwords will not be deleted so if you want to delete them as well, then first backup your passwords, bookmarks, & history and follow these steps to clear all of them.
Again click on the triple-dot (••• icon) and select history or you can press CTRL+H on your keyboard to go directly into the history.
Now select clear browsing data from the left side of Google Chrome.
Click on Advanced and in the time range select All Time & select what you want to delete & click on Clear data.
Now you have cleared all your browsing data however if you don’t want to delete something carefully select or deselect it before clearing.
For Android devices clearing data, options may vary from device to device but here is a general idea on how to reset google chrome on your android device
Go to Settings, scroll down and open Manage Apps
Now select Chrome and select the Clear data option on the bottom right corner of the screen
Select Manage Space and Tap of Clear all Data
This will clear all your data including accounts, bookmarks, saved settings.
To reset Google Chrome on iOS open Google Chrome Settings & tap on Privacy, scroll down & select clear browsing data & clear all the data you want to delete.