How do I see my search history?

How to Clear Google Chrome Search History

On Mac and Windows 10

 The user interface of your Mac OS and Windows 10 OS comes with different options for viewing browser cache, cookies, your browser history and also sign-in.

However, there is no possibility to erase. You will only be able to clear browsing history if you have an Account from Google. The steps to delete searches are similar on both your Mac OS and Windows OS.


  • Login using “Google My Account” when you open Chrome or another web browser.
  • Once you have logged in, go to the top left-hand upper corner to locate the “Privacy & personalization” drop-down menu.
  • You should then click on the label “Manage your data & personalization”.


  • When you scroll down, you will get to a box labelled “Activity and timeline”. Click the label “My Activity”.

  • To erase only a part or the entire search history, choose the option labelled “Delete activity by” located on the left-hand side of the monitor screen of your Mac or Windows PC.


  • You can then choose what you want to get rid of  from Chrome activity. You can delete your search history from a week, day or hour. You can also customize the time period and delete only specific search information from your chosen period. Simply click the “Delete” button. In addition, you can delete specific web pages or URL’s if you want to.

On your iOS or Android device

  1. Start by opening a browser which could be Safari or Chrome itself.
  2. Next, go to the label “My Activity”.
  3. Then click those three dots  (three horizontal dots) to display the “Delete” section.
  4. You should then select it. However, note that with Android devices like on Windows PC and Mac, you will have to login to your profile before you can delete search history
  5. Next, choose the “All Time” , make sure to deselect all that you do not want to get rid of before you click on the “Next” button located below and on the left-side.
  6. A notification prompt will pop up informing you that your entire history will be cleared.
  7. All you need to do next is to click on the confirm option to continue the deleting process.


Just like on your Mac and Windows you can also delete specified websites and URLs. To do this, visit My activity page search for the URL and when it shows up, click the horizontal dots beside it, then click clear.


How to View and Delete Google Search History from all my google services

Welcome to My Activity in Google search history stores our history at account level in the my activity web. You can access google history from one place:

  1. Learn to control your history items of my account here.
  3. Show me my activity history. Find your internet queries.
  4. Clear all items individually, like a single query  or completely. YOu don’t have to manually delete them.


How do I clear my recent searches on google, Search Maps and play

  • First, go to home main website. sign in

  • Then Sign-in to your Account (my google account) at the upper right side of your screen to access and check.

  • Look at the lower right side of your screen. Click on settings and then click search history (see below) to see all your searches and history of this account.

my activities

  • Now, you are in the main screen timeline. You can now browse your items individually. You can view and remove one to one your most recent searches sort by time. To clear individual search items, click on the X (see image below).

my activity today

  • If you want to clear all at once, Head towards your  Web app Activity segment delete options. See the screen capture below.

delete option menu

  • Pick the period that you want to delete all search history from: today, custom range or all time to get rid of all at once.
  • You can also enable auto-delete which will remove your activity automatically.
  • Finally, Then just click on “Remove” and voila. They are cleared permanently.


Google history on Android

Now if you use your phone more than a desktop and need to access, check, show, find and erase your history on Android, simply follow these Steps:

  1. First of all, Open Chrome browser on your Android mobile.
  2. Then go to the URL of

  • Tap on the 3 lines symbol on the top right.
  • Then tap Delete Activity by.


  • Now, Click on the label All products and select Search.


  1. Under Delete by Date, tap the down bolt. And select the period you want to erase information from.


  1. Then, Click on Delete. A cautioning popup will show up. Tap on Ok to erase it in 2 minutes. This action can’t be undone.


See Android File Extension APK


How to remove on iPhone?

  1. Open Safari or preferred internet browser on your device and go

  1. Tap on the symbol with the 3 horizontals lines and go to ‘Delete Activity by’.


  1. Tap on the products you want to clear history from and select Search.


  1. Under Delete by Date, tap the down bolt and select preferred period to erase.


  1. Hit Delete. A cautioning popup will show up. Tap on Ok to erase it for good.


How to erase my History on google search

  • First of all, Sign-in to access and check your data.

  • Then, Head towards your Google App and Web app Activity segment.

  • Now, Tap the settings symbol and select “Remove Items”.

  • Pick the period of time to delete from. Another you can likewise select, “The beginning of time”. And get rid of your entire activity at once.


  • Finally, Then just click on “Remove” and voila.

remove all the search activity and history


How do I Delete my Google Maps Location history

  • Go to the Google maps official site in this URL:

  • Select the option Maps Activity on the Left menu.

  • Now you can see your MAPS activity and remove all the items you want.


View your Google activity

To delete your browsing history:

  1. Open the browser.
  2. Click “more” at the top right corner and open my history.
  3. You can also access it by Ctrl+H.
  4. Click on select Clear browsing data to erase all browsing data, cookies, personal info and cached images/files.
  5. Tap history if you are using a mobile device.

You can also select and delete searches by selecting the boxes in front of every individual item.


How to see Google Search History



How to view your Google Search History


How to view and Delete Browsing History online in other browsers and applications


Frequently Asked Questions

Can I check my browser history?

Yes, to check it just visit the history section of the browser you are using.

How do I save and Download history

Finally, you can save and download your search activity from your account . It is simple and the steps are easy.  Go here and follow the steps.

How to remove searches bar history suggestions

These suggestions in the bar are the recent search history, all the previous searches of the google bar. They are not only from you. These are recent searches made at the google website by all users. You can remove them individually. On the right side of each item you will find the option remove.

What was my last search?

what was my last search

  1. Go to
  2. Click on the google search bar.
  3. You will see all your last and recent searches.

Does Google store my voice and audio searches?

Audio recordings are set to off by default. You can change it in the Include audio recordings option of your data & privacy section.

In Android:

  1. Open Google App.
  2. Go to manage your  account.
  3. Tap on the data&privacy section.
  4. You see the option Include audio recordings you can check or uncheck it.

On PC Computer:

  1. First go to your Google Account.
  2. Click on the Data & privacy section.
  3. Now click on Web & App Activity.
  4. You see the option Include audio recordings you can check or uncheck it.

On Iphone or Ipad

  1. Go to myaccount .
  2. Now, tap on Data & privacy.
  3. Then tap on Web & App Activity.
  4. You see the option audio recordings you can check or uncheck it.

How to turn off google predictions

To stop, pause or turn off saving searches and predictions do the following:

  1. Go to myactivity 
  2. Sign in.
  3. Click on Controls of your web and app.
  4. Click on Turn Off. You will stop, pause and disable it on sites and apps.

turn off predictions and history

does my searches show on wifi bill?

No, there are not any activities shown on wifi bill. So your parents can’t see your activites through the wifi or phone bill. However, the police can ask your internet provider for your information.

how far back does google search history online go?

It stores your past 90 days but google search store all your data from the beginning of the time.

browsing history shows websites not visited

There are two main possible answers:

  • These websites were visited by another person that uses your computer or mobile.
  • The pages you visited include other pages you don’t visited but were saved and tracked.

does google track my searches if i’m not signed in

No because all the tracking is done at account level. However, Google can see some information, IP, country, computer or mobile etc

why do my google searches show up on other computers

Because all the activities are tracked at account level. If you have account synchronisation enabled your searches will show up in all the devices you are using. You can turn off sync in your browser in the settings menu.

how do I access google now music search?

You have to check your voice and audio searches here.

How do I Stop google from showing my recent searches?

You can to turn of the saving activity option.

  1. Go to
  2. Sign in to your account
  3. Click on Controls of your web and app.
  4. Click on Turn Off.

What is private browsing?

It is a browser mode also known as incognito mode. This mode doesn’t track your history and searches.

The keyboard shortcut for private browsing mode in Chrome is Ctrl + Shift + n. In firefox is Shift + CTRL + P

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