You can use Chrome without logging in to your Google Account. However, if you want to access all your bookmarks, extensions, apps, and themes from other devices, you’ll need to sign in with your account. Users report that they keep automatically logging out. What should they do if this happens? Follow the steps outlined in this Techquack article.
Google Chrome is used by many people around the world; it is an easy-to-use web browser. Chrome can be used on a variety of devices, including desktops, laptops, tablets, smartphones, and even gaming consoles. It offers the best services compared to other browsers. People love using it, but there are problems from time to time.
Chrome constantly disconnects from websites is one of the most discussed topics; most people wonder how to stop Google Chrome from disconnecting. They said Google keeps disconnecting me, and they want help from other people. Some of them seek help online by posting in forums and communities.
Fortunately, this problem can easily be solved with a few troubleshooting tips listed here. Let’s take a look at them.
What causes the “Chrome doesn’t want to log out” problem
Listed below are the reasons why Chrome may be logging out:
- You have cleared or deleted Chrome browser cookies.
- You may have installed an anti-virus program that deleted cookies.
- Bug attacks may have corrupted cookies
- You are using an outdated browser
- Your browser cache is overloaded
- Your browser data profile has been corrupted
How do I solve the “Chrome won’t log out” problem
Clean your cache
Sometimes a corrupt cache file can also be the reason why you can’t log into Chrome. To solve this problem, you need to clear the Chrome cache. Don’t worry. It won’t delete any of your data, such as bookmarks, passwords, etc. Clearing the cache will only delete temporary files.
- To clear your Chrome cache, open your Chrome settings. Under Privacy and Security, click Clear browsing data.
- This will open a pop-up window. Click the Advanced tab. In the Time Range option, select All time and check the Images and files in the cache checkbox.
- You don’t need to check the rest. Then click the Clear Data button.
Deactivate your Google Account from Chrome
If you use Chrome’s sync feature to stay signed in, try disconnecting your Google account from Chrome for a while. If you turn it back on after disconnecting it, the problem should be solved.
To do this, follow these steps:
- Go to your Chrome settings.
- Under You and Google, click Disconnect next to your name and email address.
- This will allow you to log out of Chrome and other Google sites.
- Your bookmarks, passwords, browsing history, etc. will not be deleted.
- Restart Chrome and go back into settings.
- Click Enable and add your Google account information to sign in to Chrome.
- Hopefully, if you close Chrome now, you won’t be logged out.
You need to enable cookies in your browser if you want to stay on sites. So look in your Chrome settings and see if cookies are enabled or not. Here are the steps:
- Click on the three-dot icon in the top right corner of Chrome. From the menu, select Settings.
- Click Cookies and other site data.
- Select Allow all cookies. Restart Chrome.
Check your cookie settings
If cookies were already enabled, or after enabling them as described above, you may need to review some cookie settings which may take you out of Chrome.
- First, uncheck the “Clear cookies and website data when exiting Chrome” box.
Frequently Asked Questions
- Click the More menu.
- Then select Settings.
- Go to Privacy and Security.
- Go to Site Settings.
- Click Cookies and go to General Settings.
- Uncheck Block all cookies if this option is enabled.
- Uncheck the "Clear cookies and website data" option when you exit Chrome.
On the Chrome Flags page, use the search bar and search for "account consistency." This will bring up an indicator called "Identity between browser and cookie jar." Open the drop-down menu next to it and select "Disabled". Restart Chrome to apply this change and syncing will no longer be randomly disrupted.
- Close all other tabs, extensions, and apps.
- Restart Chrome.
- Reboot your computer.
- Check for malware.
- Open the site in a different browser.
- Troubleshoot network issues and report problems with the website.
- Fix problematic applications (Windows computers only).
- Check if Chrome is already open.
Go to the Resources tab, you'll see Cookies on the left, click on it. You will get a list of sites, select the one you are on. Delete everything on the right. You should now log out.
Mark Ginter is a tech blogger with a passion for all things gadgets and gizmos. A self-proclaimed "geek", Mark has been blogging about technology for over 15 years. His blog, techquack.com, covers a wide range of topics including new product releases, industry news, and tips and tricks for getting the most out of your devices. If you're looking for someone who can keep you up-to-date with all the latest tech news and developments, then be sure to follow him over at Microsoft.