How to Delete Web Search History in Google

Updated April 17, 2017

Other individuals who use your computer may get a glimpse of what you browse for on the Internet without looking up your search history. Google gives you the ability to clear all searches you performed using the search engine. This way, you can keep searches conducted using other search engines without erasing all of the browser's history. But you need to set up a Google account to access these customisations.

Log in to your Google account.

Click on "Settings" and then click "Google Account Settings" from the drop-down list that appears.

Locate the "My products" section of the page and click "Web History." A list of past searches will appear in the order that the websites were visited, with the time of visitation to the left.

Click the "Remove items" link at the left of the page.

Click the check boxes next to a history item to select the ones that you want to delete from Google's history. Then click the "Remove" button at the top of the page once you select the items of your choice.

Click the "Clear entire Web History" link next to the "Remove" and "Cancel" buttons to remove all searches made in the Google search engine.

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