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Should you delete Google history and data or leave it be?

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At the top of the page, select Search To delete activity, next to the search bar, select More. Internet Search Engines In other languages: If you don't see groups of items: Clear your Google Web History before the big privacy If you want to get rid of specific pieces of information, do the following:

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Here’s how you can see and delete your entire Google search history

Click Delete activity by on the left. Select All time from the "Delete by date" heading. Tap the Google app icon, which resembles a red, yellow, green, and blue "G" on a white background. Scroll down and tap History. This is in the middle of the page.

Scroll down and tap My Activity. You'll find it about halfway down the History page. Google comes pre-installed on virtually all modern Androids. You'll find this icon in the bottom-right corner of the screen. It's on the far-left side of the screen. This tab is near the top of the screen.

It's near the bottom of the screen. Doing so will open your Google Account's activity page in Chrome. If prompted to sign in, enter your Google Account's email address and password before proceeding. It's in the top-right corner of the window. Clicking this icon prompts a drop-down menu. You'll find this in the middle of the drop-down menu. A pop-out menu will appear. It's at the top of the pop-out menu. Doing so opens the History page. Review your Chrome history. Scroll through your history entries to check them as needed.

Clear your history if need be. Click Clear browsing data on the left side of the page. Make sure "Browsing history" is checked. Select a time frame to clear from the "Time range" drop-down box. It's in the top-right corner of the screen. A drop-down menu will appear. You'll find this near the middle of the drop-down menu. Once your Chrome history page loads, scroll through it to check it as needed.

Remove individual items from your history if you like. If you want to get rid of specific pieces of information, do the following: Android — Tap X to the right of each item you want to remove from the History page. Clear your whole history if needed. If you want to clear your entire Chrome history for your smartphone or tablet, tap Clear Browsing Data , make sure that "Browsing History" has a checkmark next to it, tap Clear Browsing Data , and tap Clear Browsing Data when prompted.

All similar activity might not be grouped together. On your computer, go to My Activity. Find the group of activity you want to delete.

You can find it a few different ways, including: If you don't see groups of items: Near the top of the page, search for a term or use filters. Find activity by date or product. Delete activity by date or product On your computer, go to My Activity. From here you can: Add a date range. Choose which Google products to include. Some Google products don't save activity in My Activity.

At the top of the page, select Search To delete activity, next to the search bar, select More. To delete certain items: Choose the items you want to delete. At the top right, select Delete. To delete all items: Delete other activity saved to your account On your computer, go to My Activity. Below the activity, select Delete. Get to the right place to delete activity: Below the activity, select Visit.

Delete browser activity Your activity might be stored in your browser, even if you delete it from My Activity. Learn how to delete browsing history and other browser data from Chrome. If you use another browser, check its instructions for how to delete this info. Stop saving activity completely You can prevent searches, browsing history, and most other activity from being saved to your account:

How to view your Google search history

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Find and see your search history, browsing history, and other activity that's saved to your Google Account in My Activity. You’re in control of this data and can easily delete activity from your account. Activity controls The data saved to your account helps give you more personalized experiences across all Google services. Choose which settings you want to save data to your Google Account. Web & App Activity. YouTube Watch History. Makes it easier to find YouTube videos you've watched and improve your recommendations in . Sign in - Google Accounts.