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Why you should create restore points on your Chrome browser

Creating a restore point in the browser is no longer a luxury. In the past, people used to think that the restore point is only applicable to the operating system. Thanks to the developers of Google Chrome for enabling the restore point features in the browser. Unlike the traditional method, restoring the data in Google Chrome works in a different way. In fact, it is much more efficient and gives the users a great level of comfort.

In this article, we are going to discuss some amazing techniques by which you can restore your Chrome browser at any instant. The best thing about the restoring features at chrome is that you don’t have to learn any technical stuff. Without any delay, let’s get into the details.

What is the restore point?

Before we dig deep, you need to understand what a restore point is. Restore point is more like a backup that enables you to restore any software to an earlier date. So, at chrome, the restore point gives you access to your previously bookmarked pages and other important details. For instance, you may save passwords for multiple sites and if you uninstall the Chrome browser, you no longer have access to that password. Just with the help of the restoring feature, you can get them back.

Restore vs. sync

The best thing about the Chrome browser is, that you don’t have to manually create a restore point every single day. All you need is an active Gmail ID. Once you have your Gmail ID, the browser will periodically sync the data so that you can gain access to your desired information even in a new workstation.

Setting up your Chrome browser

Some people think that setting up Gmail in the Chrome browser is a very tough task. To be honest, it is much easier than opening an email address. All you need is the password and email address. Before you do that, you may install VPN browser extension for chrome. Activate your VPN and give your login credentials in the browser. Once you do that, you need to turn on the sync features from the settings menu. Usually, you should get a pop-up window that will tell you to turn on the sync feature. As you activate the sync, the browser will keep on creating a restore point after a specific interval.

Manual sync

You might think that creating restoring points automatically is not a good idea. You can overcome this issue by turning off the auto sync feature. But remember, when you will turn off the auto sync feature, the browser will no longer create an automatic restore point. You need to manually sync the browser by accessing the settings. Just go to the settings and type the word sync. You should see the sync feature and all you need to do is to wait. Usually, the syncing is complete in less than a minute. So, you can get your restore point created in less than a minute.

Restoring the data

So, how do we restore the saved data in chrome? The process is really simple, provided that you have synced your Gmail properly in the past. You just need to log in into your email address by using the login credentials. Once you do that, go to the settings and hit the sync button. As soon as you do that, you might be asked to restart your browser. Even if you are not asked, you should restore the browser. By doing so, you should be able to access your previous settings.

Things to consider

Some people might have more than one email. In such a case, you need to be careful while syncing the data. Make sure you log in to the browser with your desired email, or else the restore point will be created for a different email address. In such a case, you have to log in to that specific email that you used to sync your data. Once you do that, need to add the other Gmail account and sync the data again. Since it become a tiring process, we strongly suggest that you sync your Chrome browser with the primary Gmail so that you don’t have to face such a problem.

 

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