Google Chrome

Change Some Settings

  1. Stop notifications – below
  2. Stop sites asking for signing up/sign in using Google SSO -research so far, not yet found a way to change…


Stop Notifications

In chrome://settings/content/notifications area. Step by step to find this:

  1. Chrome > Preferences… (chrome://settings/)
  2. Click on Privacy and security (chrome://settings/privacy)
  3. Click on Site Settings (chrome://settings/content)
  4. Click on Notifications (chrome://settings/content/notifications)

Then tweak setting in Default behavior-area, default is ‘Sites can ask to send notifications‘:

E.g. set ‘Don’t allow sites to send notifications‘:



First, you’ll need to get to the Notifications section of the Settings menu in Chrome. You can do this by opening Settings > Site Settings > Notifications. Alternatively, you can just type chrome://settings/content/notifications into your address bar.


How to stop all websites from sending notification prompts in Google Chrome


Chrome Profiles

Google Chrome

For EACH profile that you use:

  1. Go to Settings – chrome://settings/
  2. In ‘Appearance’ section:
    1. Set ‘Show home button’ to ON
    2. Enter a home URL
      1. E.g. for JandP
      2. E.g. for a Confluence: space<user-space>/….
  3. In ‘On startup’ section, select ‘Continue where you left off’. (To get all windows and tabs back when/if quit browser.)


Google Meet

FOR Google Meet, to modify background

    1. If not already in a meeting, start your own small meeting
    2. Use the ‘three vertical dots’ button at bottom of window, next to the red End-Call button, to bring up Drop-down menu, select ‘Change Background’
    3. Use existing background of add your own by ‘+’ button.