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Google Chrome - Manage your device identity and protected content

Some music or movies that you download or stream might be protected by copyright. Sites with protected content might ask to see information about your device before you see protected content.

Stop sites from playing protected content


By default, you can view protected content. For example, if you buy a movie on Google Play Movies, you can watch it in Chrome. 

If you don't want to see protected content, you can block sites from playing it. When you try to play certain movies or music, you might see an error and the content won't play. 
  1. On your computer, open Chrome. 
  2. At the top right, click More More icon and then icon Settings.
  3. At the bottom, click Show advanced settings. 
  4. Under "Privacy," click Content settings. 
  5. Under "Protected Content," uncheck the box next to "Allow sites to play protected content."

Stop sites from seeing your device's information (Windows only)

Some sites with protected content ask to recognize your device. By default, sites are allowed to see your device's credentials. 

You can block sites from recognizing your device. When you try to play certain movies or music, you might see an error and the content won't play. 
  1. On your Windows computer, open Chrome
  2. At the top right, click More More icon and then icon Settings.
  3. At the bottom, click Show advanced settings. 
  4. Under "Privacy," click Content settings. 
  5. Under "Protected Content," uncheck the box next to "Allow identifiers for protected content."

For more information, please visit the Google Support website.

If you have any questions, come by the Help Desk at Hardman & Jacobs Undergraduate Learning Center Room 105, call 646-1840, or email us at help@nmsu.edu.




Keywords:google chrome manage your device identity protect content mac windows   Doc ID:72948
Owner:John B.Group:New Mexico State University
Created:2017-04-27 09:46 MDTUpdated:2017-11-28 14:19 MDT
Sites:New Mexico State University
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