Change website permissions
You can control what the website shows to you and the information that the website can use when you browse the web.
Change settings for all websites
- Select the time in the lower right corner.
- Select the “Settings” icon.
- Click “Advanced” at the bottom.
- Under the “Privacy Settings and Security” option, click “Content Settings”.
- Click the permission you need to change.
Change settings for a specific website
You can grant permissions or block permissions for specific websites. The website will use its own settings instead of the default settings.
- Open the Chromium browser.
- Visit a website.
- Click the displayed icon on the left side of the web address: “lock” icon, “information” icon or “danger” icon.
- Click “Site Settings”.
- Change permission settings. The system will automatically save your changes.
Permissions that can be changed
- Cookies: Cookies are files created by visited websites. Cookies save you browsing information to make your online experience easier.
- Pictures: By default, the system allows pictures to be displayed.
- Handler: The browser allows external applications and network services to open specific links. For example, some links can open programs like iTunes. If you set a default operation for a certain type of link, but want to delete the operation, please clear the browsing data and select “Cookie and other website data”.
- Flash: With the help of Adobe Flash plug-in, you can listen to and watch audio and video content. By default, when visiting a webpage that uses Flash, the browser will ask if you want to run Flash.
- Pop-up windows: By default, browsers will block pop-up windows to prevent them from automatically displaying.
- Advertisement: You can choose whether you want to see advertisements on websites with intrusive advertisements.
- Location information: By default, the browser will ask you whether to allow a website to view your exact location information.
- Notifications: Some websites may display notifications on your computer desktop. By default, the browser will ask you whether to allow a website to display notifications.
- Microphone: Some websites may request to use your camera and microphone.
- Camera: Some websites may request to use your camera and microphone.
- Plug-ins that are not blocked by sandbox access: Some websites require plug-ins to allow you to perform operations such as watching videos online or installing software. By default, the browser will ask you whether to allow plugins for a website to bypass the sandbox and access your computer.
- Automatic download: If you want to download multiple files from a website, please choose whether to download these files automatically.
- MIDI devices: Some websites want to use system proprietary (SysEx) messages to gain full access to MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface) devices.
- USB device: You can connect the website to a USB device so that the website can control and record the information in the device.
- Background synchronization: If your computer suddenly disconnects from the Internet while performing a task, some websites can complete the task after the computer is back online. Even if you leave the site, the device will synchronize in the background.
- Zoom level: You can set the zoom level of a specific website.
- PDF document: By default, the browser will directly open the PDF file. To download (rather than open) PDF files, start downloading PDF files instead of opening them automatically.
- Protected content: Choose to have the browser play protected content.