Edit Or Delete Individual Cookies Using Chrome's Developer Tools

In Chrome, the most precise cookie deletion you can perform is everything from the last hour, with no ability to select certain sites or even particular cookies. Sometimes you need a finer tool to modify or remove cookies and fortunately, Chrome's developer functionality has this kind of granularity.

To delete cookies in Chrome in a more surgical manner, point your browser at the website in question and hit Ctrl-Shift-I. A window like the one in the lead image will appear, from which you can click the "Resources" tab. In the left-hand tree view, open the "Cookies" node and you'll see a list of cookies stored for that session.

To delete a cookie, you can simply choose it in the right-hand view and press Delete. Alternatively, you can edit the contents of the cookie, a helpful feature if you're trying to diagnose a problem, or test different settings during website development. A "Clear" button is also available at the bottom of the right-hand view if you just want to nuke everything.

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    "In Chrome, the most precise cookie deletion you can perform is everything from the last hour, with no ability to select certain sites or even particular cookies."

    Unless you, say, right click next to the web address, click "show cookies & data" and remove whichever individual cookie you want.

    To delete specific cookies, you can click on Settings, Advanced Settings, then Content settings (in the Privacy category), and then All cookies and site data. There's a search box in the top right of the All cookies and site data window. You can search by entering just the part of a name of a site, or you can scroll through all the cookies that are already listed there. To delete a cookie or cookies from a site, move the pointer arrow on to the site entry, and click on the X at the far right. Or if you search for sites by name or partial name, you can choose remove all to delete all of your search results.

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