Google Chrome browser may sometimes display a message reading – Managed by your organization. This message can be confusing for Windows 10 Home users. Why? As the name implies, these users are not a part of any organization. As such, a notification bearing this message can lock users down from using their system or accessing its settings. If you have been troubled by this issue lately, we will explain to you:
- Why do you see ‘Managed by your organization’ message?
- How to remove ‘Managed by your organization message?
Managed by your organization message in Chrome
On a work computer, your device or account administrator (like your IT department) can set enterprise policies that change the behavior of Chrome (e.g., adding bookmarks to important web apps and intranet sites). So, when policies like these are modified or reconfigured, you’ll get a notice displaying Chrome is ‘Managed by your organization’.
1] Why do you see ‘Managed by your organization’ message?
On a Windows 10 Home PC, it is possible that third-party software may have set a Chrome enterprise policy. As such, you can see a notice saying Chrome is ‘Managed by your organization’.
In most cases, software or a program setting these policies can be considered as safe. For instance, an application may use policy to integrate more seamlessly with Chrome. So, it will display the message, ensuring that you’re aware that Chrome’s behavior is being modified by someone other than you.
When you come across such a behavior, simply open a new tab and navigate to:
The page will inform you which policies are being applied.
For example, you may see an extension added to Chrome by your password-management application, or other software you trust.
You can also open:
If it says:
Your device is not managed by an administrator as seen below; you do not need worry.
2] Remove ‘Managed by your organization message
To do this, open a separate tab in your Chrome browser and go to:
Here, find the entry – Show managed UI for managed users.
Click the drop-down arrow adjacent to this option and set the value to Disabled.
Restart Google Chrome to allow the changes to take effect.
Hope this works for you.