Friday, March 16, 2018

How to delete Google Chrome Browsing History

In this post, you will learn how to delete your chrome browsing data on Computer, Android, and iPhone devices. When you visit a web page, Chrome browser records and saves your browsing history unless you browse in Incognito mode.

As you have come to this article, we are assuming you don't want Chrome to track your history or just want to clear all or some of your browsing history. You may also want all your clear browsing data such as browsing history, download history, cache and cookies, saved passwords and other data. You can delete them separately in Chrome.

Index of Content - Delete Chrome history on:
  • Computer
  • Android
  • iPhone/iPad

If you want to clear your cache and cookies, click here.

Delete Chrome browsing history [Computer]

If you are using Google Chrome web browser on Windows and Mac OS, then you should be aware of that Chrome saves browsing data for the websites you've visited in the last 90 days. However, it doesn't record your browsing history at all, if you browse with Incognito mode. 

Follow steps below to delete all your browsing data:

Step #1. Open Chrome browser on your computer.

Step #2: Click menu icon (3-vertical dot) at the top right corner and then click History > History.
Google Chrome History

OR Go to menu icon > More Tools > Clear browsing data. See screenshot below.

clear browsing history - chrome

Step #3: Here, you'll your full recorded history. Click Clear browsing data on the left, a box will come up.

clear browsing data

Step #4: From the drop-down menu, select the beginning of time to delete all the history.

Step #5: Check all the boxes inside the dialog box and then hit the Clear browsing data button as shown in the screenshot below.

clear complete history in chrome

This way, you'll be able to delete your Chrome browser's complete browsing history. In addition, you'll be signed out of every account you logged in before. 

Delete a specific item from the history

To delete specific items from your Chrome browsing data, follow this:
  1. Open Chrome browser.
  2. Click (3-vertical dot) icon at the top right corner.
  3. A drop-down menu will open. Click History > History.
  4. Check the specific item that you want to remove.
  5. Click Clear browsing data.

Delete Chrome browsing data on Android

To remove browsing history of your Chrome app on Android devices, follow the simple steps below:
  1. Open Chrome app on your Android device.
  2. Tap more icon(3-vertical dot) from the top-right corner and then tap History.
  3. Tap Clear browsing data.
  4. Check all the boxes to delete everything.
  5. Choose All time next to the 'Time range'. This option makes sure all your stored browsing data will be deleted.
  6. Tap Clear data at the bottom. 
Delete a specific item from the history
  1. Open Chrome app.
  2. Tap more icon > History.
  3. Check the item you want to delete.
  4. Tap Clear data.

Clear Chrome browsing data on iPhone and iPad

#1 Open Chrome app on iPhone.
#2 Tap 3-vertical dot icon at the top right and tap History.
#3 Now, tap Clear browsing data. What type of data do you want to delete? Learn below:
  • If you only want to clear browsing history, check Browsing History.
  • If you want to delete a specific item, tap to check it.
  • If you want to delete all your browsing data, check all the option.
#4. Choose a time range to select how much history you want Chrome to delete.
#5. Tap Clear browsing data.

That's it. I hope you have learned to delete your chrome browser's history. If you have any difficulty on any of the above-mentioned steps, feel free to share your problem by leaving your comment below.

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