Here’s How to Disable Javascript in Chrome (Windows 10 & Android)

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Javascript is one of the most used programming language especially for the web. Javascript can change the way HTML and CSS works of a website, and Google Chrome obviously have javascript in its web engine. Not only that, Chrome (both in mobile and PC) has a feature that lets you manage the way javascript works in the browser. Here’s how to disable javascript in Chrome (specifically in Windows 10 & Android).

Chrome has all sorts of menus that are useful for advanced users. Including a way to enable or disable javascript. You can also manage which websites you can allow to run javascript on or which websites you disable javascript on altogether. You can do those things both in Android and Windows 10.

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How to Disable Javascript in Chrome (Windows 10)

Chrome in Windows 10 has simple way for users to disable javascript.

To do this, just click kebab menu at the right side of your profile picture. Click Settings.


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Now, you’ll have to search in the Settings’ search bar and type content. It will show a search result showing Site Settings option which is where you can manage how javascript works, including disable javascript in Chrome. Click Site Settings.

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In Site Settings, scroll a little bit down, you will find Javascript option. You can directly see the status there, either Allowed or Blocked. Click Javascript.


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Now, you’ll see Allow and Block sections, which you can change anytime. You can add a specific website to the block list or allow/exception list.

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To disable javascript in Chrome (Windows 10) altogether, click the blue button.

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After this, any website you visit in Chrome won’t be allowed to use javascript. Therefore you won’t see a proper website theme or appearance because the HTML and CSS are being affected.


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How to Block/Disable Javascript for Specific Websites in Chrome (Windows 10)

Chrome allows you to disable javascript for some specific websites. This means you don’t have to disable javascript altogether only to avoid some website using javascript. You can also disable Chrome extensions for some websites.

To do this, in Site Settings > Javascript, make sure the status of Javascript option is Allowed. Then, click Add button at the Block section.

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Now, type or copy-paste website domain name you don’t want to use javascript for. Click Add to block javascript for that website.


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That’s it. Now, that website has been blocked to use javascript, that website now loads faster because of the lack scripts it has to run.

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If you want to allow some websites to run javascript as exception, you can do so in Allow section instead of Block section in Chrome > Site Settings > Javascript.


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How to Edit and Manage Website That You Disable Javascript for in Chrome (Windows 10)

Chrome also has option that lets you manage blocked website for javascript. You can edit the website URL, remove it from the list, or move to Allow/Blocked list.

To do this, go to Settings > Site Settings > Javascript.

Click the kebab menu button. You will see Allow (if you click it at Blocked section) or Blocked (if you click it at Allow section), Edit, and Remove.

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To allow the website to run javascript, click Allow. To disable the website from running javascript, click Edit. To remove it from the list, click Remove.

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To edit a website, just reenter the right domain name. Click Save.

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How to Disable Javascript in Chrome (Android)

Chrome in Android has also sorts of menus you can use if you’re advanced users. You can disable javascript in Chrome on Android, too. You can also use one of the best Chrome extensions to block javascript.


To do this, just tap the kebab menu button at the right side. Tap Settings.

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Scroll a little bit. Tap Site settings. You will see many permission of website you can manage, including javascript. To disable javascript and manage it, tap Javascript.

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Now, to disable javascript in Chrome (Android) for some websites, just tap Add site exception. Enter the website address. Tap Add.

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Now, the website is blocked to use javascript. You can see the website is on the Blocked section.

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If you want to disable javascript in Chrome (Android) altogether for all websites you visit, just tap the blue button until the status says Blocked.


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Now that the status of javascript is Blocked, which means javascript has been disabled for all websites, you can tap Add site exception to enable javascript for some websites. Tap Add. You can see the website is on the Exceptions section.

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If you want to enable javascript in Chrome (Android) for all websites in general, just tap the gray button until the status says Allow sites to run JavaScript (recommended). Once you enabled javascript again, you can see the Exceptions section changes its name to Allowed.

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There are some options for advanced users who want to disable javascript in Chrome, both Android or Windows 10. Disabling javascript, sometimes is necessary to make the website load faster, or just to avoid unnecessary scripts when loading the websites. You can do the same things on Chrome in Mac and iPhone.


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