How to Check Cookies in Google Chrome
Cookies help your computer help you—they aren't a bad thing in and of themselves, despite what you may have heard. However, having too many cookies stored on your computer can put you at risk. Here's how to view cookies in Google Chrome and then delete any you don't like:
(1) Click on the wrench icon() or the menu button () in the upper right corner of the browser window. Select Settings or Options from the menu (wording varies according to browser version and operating system).
(2) Click Show advanced settings... at the bottom of the settings page (or select the Under the Hood tab at the top of the options window).
(3) Click the Content Settings button.
(4) Under the Cookies section you can enable or disable whether your browser accepts cookies. You can also indicate whether you want to keep them until they expire, delete them when your browser closes, or ask you every time you close your browser.
Manually deleting unwanted cookies can be time-consuming. To make the process faster, you can set Chrome to delete all cookies upon closing the browser, but on the other hand this can create a problem because there may be certain cookies that you wish to keep from session to session, such as those that store preferences for trusted sites. A solution is to create a list of trusted sites from which you wish to retain cookies, and set Chrome to delete all other cookies upon closing the browser. Here's how to do it: