Friday, April 21, 2017

Easy way to find, locate, edit and delete multiple Google Chrome cookies

There are 3 main ways to view your Google Chrome cookies, but the easiest way and most convenient way is a great little app called ChromeCookiesView from Nirsoft. It allows you to search, locate and delete multiple cookies for a particular domain quickly in a easy-to-use interface.

There is only 1 way to edit your cookie, 
you want to use review the last method which uses DB Browser for SQLite. 

Method 1 : Using ChromeCookiesView from Nirsoft

Download ChromeCookiesView from Nirsoft and run.

Right-click to Delete the selected multiple cookies. No editing allowed.
Double-click on the highlighted item to reveal details, that are plainly readable. 

Method 2 : Using Chrome built-in viewer


Allows you to search for a particular domain and view the values. But you can only delete one domain at a time. No editing allowed.

Method 3 : DB Browser for SQLite

Navigating to Google Chrome Windows path location on disk

C:\Users\%USERNAME%\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\

Open the Cookies file in DB Browser for SQLite to view all cookies.

C:\Users\%USERNAME%\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Cookies

You can filter for domain in under host_key column. Select your row and to view the cookie. 
You can edit the value of the cookie by examining the encryted_value column (not in sight in screen capture below but value is highlighted in blue).

Click Mode Binary and edit the cookie, it's in hexadecimal (hex)
. But you can change values in the blue highlighted are in screen capture below.

Cut and paste into this HxD - Freeware Hex Editor to manipulate hexadecimal easily.

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