How to Sign in to Chrome

Authored by: Tech Pro Team

1. Introduction

Signing into your Google account with your Google Chrome browser affords you a number of extra features, such as saving and syncing your bookmarks across all the devices you use Chrome on, screen sharing, and easy transfer of pages from your mobile devices to your desktop and vice versa.

Tools You'll Need:

  • A paperclip
  • iPhone charging cable
  • Access to a computer with iTunes installed
  • Any other non-consumable tools needed
  • Comment out tools section if no tools are necessary


Supplies You'll Need:

  • Zip ties
  • Any other consumable supplies
  • Comment out supplies section if no supplies are necessary


Before You Begin:

You must have Google Chrome installed

You must have a Google account


2. Sign into Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome, and look for your user icon in the top right.
Google Chrome

Chrome browser window with account menu highlighted.
  1. You can tell if you are signed in or not by what the icon looks like.
  2. Custom Icon
User Icon of a Flower
  1. You have signed in, and chosen a custom icon for yourself on Google's services.
  2. Letter in Colored Circle
User Icon of the letter A
  1. You are already signed in, and simply have not assigned a custom icon to your account. This is normal and will work fine.
  2. Default Silhouette
Chrome default user silhouette
  1. You have not signed in, and in order to proceed, you will need to sign into your Google account first.
  3. You may want to sign off the current profile so you can sign into a new one.
  4. How to Sign Out of Chrome
  5. Open Google Chrome, and select your user icon.
Google Chrome

Chrome browser with user icon highlighted.
  1. Select your account.
Chrome user menu with user account highlighted.
  1. Select Turn Off.
Chrome People Options with Turn Off Highlighted
  1. You'll be asked to confirm, select Turn Off.
Turn Off Sync conformation with Turn Off highlighted.
  1. If you don't have an account, you can create one in minutes.
  2. Create a New Profile In Chrome
  3. How to Create and Switch Profiles in Chrome
  4. Open Google Chrome, and select the user icon in the top right.
Google Chrome

Chrome browser window with account menu highlighted.
  1. Select Turn On Sync.
User menu with Turn On Sync highlighted.
  1. Enter your Google email address, then select Next.
Google Sign-In with username and Next highlighted.
  1. Enter your Google Password, then select Next.
Google Sign In with Password and Next highlighted.
  1. Depending on your Google Account, you may be asked further questions, such as for two-factor authentication options. Follow the instructions on your screen to complete signing into your Google Account.
  2. You'll be asked if you also wish to Sync your bookmarks, search history, and other information across devices. This can be changed later in settings. For now, select Yes, I'm in.
Sync bookmarks with Yes I'm In highlighted.