How to Clear Your Browsing History in Chrome

How to Clear Your Browsing History in Chrome

Are you wondering how to clear your browsing history in Google Chrome? Want to ensure your privacy and security by erasing your traces?

Whenever you surf the internet, your browser automatically keeps a record of the websites you visit, search queries you perform, along with other sensitive data. Fortunately, you can easily clear your Chrome browsing data by following the instructions below.

In this easy to follow step-by-step guide, I'll show you how to permanently clear your Google Chrome browsing history, cookies, cashed images and files on both computer and Android phone. Ready? Let's get started!

1. How to Clear Your History in Google Chrome on Desktop or laptop?

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To begin, open Google Chrome on your computer.

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Next, Click the three vertical dots icon at the top right corner of your screen, then hover over History and click History in the second drop-down menu.

Chrome Browsing History
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If you would like to delete individual items from your history, tick the box next each item you want to remove, then click the Delete button at the top of the history page. In the popup window that appears, click Remove

Delete Individual Items From Chrome History
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To clear all your browsing history at once, click on clear browsing data in the left side.

Clear Browsing Data Chrome
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Once here, select All time from the drop-down menu next to Time range and make sure to tick the boxes for the data that you want Chrome to clear, including Browsing history then click Clear data.

Clear All Browsing History Google Chrome

That's it! That's all you need to do to clear your Google Chrome browsing history using computer or laptop. If you'd like to clear your chrome browsing history on Android phone or tablet, I'll show you how to do that next.

2. How to Clear Your History in Google Chrome on Android?

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To get started, open the Chrome app on your Android phone or tablet.

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Tap the three vertical dots icon at the top right corner of your screen.

Google Chrome App More Icon
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Next, tap the History option.

Chrome App History
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To delete a specific item from the history page, tap the X next the item that want to remove.

Remove Specific Items From History Page
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To delete all your browsing data at once, tap Clear browsing data....

Clear Browsing Data Chrome-app
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From here, tap the down arrow next to Time range and select All time from the drop-down menu. Make sure to tick the boxes for the data that you want Chrome to clear, including Browsing history then tap Clear data.

Clear All Browsing Data At Once

That's it! That's all you need to do to clear your Google chrome browsing history on Android phone or tablet.

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