Remove a Google Chrome Profile (The Quick Way!)

John John (304)
1 minute

Google Chrome power users likely make use of profiles to manage various browsing contexts. There are many advantages to doing so. Each profile has its own browsing history, bookmarks, cookies, and sessions. Chrome profiles allow for the logical separation of browsing contexts.

However, at some point, you'll likely want to clean up your profiles, and it's not always obvious how to do so. In this guide, we'll learn how to delete or remove unused Google Chrome profiles.

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Remove Google Chrome profile - manage people.

In the top right of your browser, you'll find the profile icon. Click on it, and a dropdown will appear. Then click Manage People.

Remove Google Chrome profile - manage people dialog box.

In my case, I'm deleting a profile called "Person 1". If you hover over the profile square, the details icon will appear. Click it.

Remove Google Chrome profile - remove this person.

A dropdown will appear with a few options, click Remove This Person. You'll be given an opportunity to confirm your intentions, and you'll need to click Remove This Person once more.

At this point, you've deleted the Google Chrome profile!

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Michael Michael (175)
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As we point out in our guide to connecting AirPods with a keyboard shortcut, you could save major time in the long run by removing the little time killers you do all the time.