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How to Enable and Disable Sync in Chrome and Edge


Why Helperbird Uses Sync

Helperbird utilizes the built-in sync feature in Chrome and Edge to access the email to which you're signed in within the browser.

Privacy Note

We do not collect any of your information when you enable sync.


How to Turn On Sync in Chrome or Edge

Step 1: Open Chrome or Edge.

Step 2: Click the three dots in the upper-right corner to open the browser menu.

Step 3: Select "Settings" from the menu.

Step 4: Scroll down to the "Sync and Google Services" section.

Step 5: Turn on the toggle switch next to "Sync."

Step 6: If prompted, sign in to your Google account to link it with the browser.

Step 7: Click the three dots in the upper-right corner to reopen the menu.

Step 8: Select "Advanced Sync Settings."

Step 9: Choose the types of data you'd like to sync.

Step 10: Click the "Sync" button to save your changes.

Step 11: "Sync is on" should now appear under the "Sync and Google Services" section.

Please Note

The steps may differ slightly for Edge, as the browser is transitioning to a Chromium-based version. The instructions above are for Chromium-based Edge.


Video Guide Coming Soon

Stay tuned for a step-by-step video guide to help you navigate through the sync settings.


How to Turn Off Sync in Chrome or Edge

Step 1: Open Chrome or Edge.

Step 2: Click the three dots in the upper-right corner to open the menu.

Step 3: Select "Settings" from the menu.

Step 4: Scroll down to the "Sync and Google Services" section.

Step 5: Toggle off the switch next to "Sync."

Step 6: Confirm your intent to disable sync when prompted.

Step 7: "Sync is off" should now appear under the "Sync and Google Services" section.

Please Note

Disabling sync will remove all synced data from your browser and stop syncing to your linked Google or Microsoft account.


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