When we browse the Internet, some websites ask us to access certain components or functions of our device in order to function properly, as happens with app permissions, and for this Chrome has a built-in site permissions manager. Web.
Then we will see we will see in detail how to view and manage each of the website permissions that Chrome allows us to manage on our Android devices, in order to protect our privacy or avoid spam.
Permissions in Chrome
Whenever we enter a website for the first time or want to use any of its functions for the first time, a pop-up may ask for permission to access our location, microphone, our camera, our program notifications, etc. This is the first step that user needs to manage permissions in Chrome.
Recently, we can ** view a website’s permissions directly from the address bar **. To do this, simply tap on the padlock icon to display its menu and access the Permissions section.
There we will see all the permissions of the website we are visiting, with the option to accept or reject its permissions or restore all permissions. This is the fastest way to manage all permissions for a certain website.
To see all the permissions we need to go to Chrome> Settings> Website Settings. There we will see a list with each of the permissions that websites can access. So we can see which applications are accessing our location, microphone, notifications, etc …
In most permissions we will see a list of blocked websites and websites allowed to access said permission. By clicking on each URL, we can allow, block or remove that web link. If we delete a URL, it will ask us for permission again when we access it again.
It is recommended that you check the website settings from time to time to see if we have mistakenly given our location, microphone or camera permission to an untrusted website, in order to block or remove their permission.
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