We’ve reported the latest Google Chrome version 73 is showing “managed by your organization” message in the app menu and on Settings page, as more users affected, Google employee said not to worry about it and clarified in most cases, software setting policies in Chrome is normal and safe and reveals they do that for seamless integration with Chrome.
Due to recent changes introduced in Chrome, Google gone proactive about messaging about Chrome policy management to say the browser is being managed if one or more enterprise policies set in the browser.
If your device or Chrome browser is at home, not belongs to a domain or organization or company, you can ignore this, but by following the below steps you can deactivate that alert.
Disable Managed by your organization entry in Chrome
First visit chrome://policy to see any policies are set by extensions or software installed on your computer. For instance, LastPass installed on desktop triggers this in Chrome and you don’t need to worry about that.
1. Visit about:flags
2. Find “Show managed UI for managed users” flag
2. Select disabled, restart the browser.
Google on “your browser is managed” message in Chrome
Google Employee, Craig said in a Chrome Help forum that you’ll see the message on work computer if your device or account administrator already set enterprise policies.
When it comes to a personal computer at home, third-party software can set policies and cause the browser to show this notification, in most cases, software set policies to seamlessly integrate with Chrome, Craig suggests to visit chrome://policy to check the policies set by software in your browser.
UPDATE April 23, 2020: If you’re affected with this issue, check Disable Chrome’s Managed by your Organization due to QUIC Policy Set by Avast