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Delete your Chrome browsing history

If you don’t want a record of which webpages you’ve visited using Chrome, you can delete all or some of your browsing history. Deleting your browsing history will take effect on all devices where you’re signed in to Chrome.

Your history will be removed from Chrome. Separately, you can also delete your Google search history from your account.

See your history

Your History page shows the webpages you've visited on Chrome in the last 90 days.

It doesn’t store pages you've visited in Incognito mode, or pages you've already deleted from your browsing history.

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Chrome app Chrome.
  2. At the top right, tap More More and then History.
    • To visit a site again, tap the entry.
    • To open a site in a new tab, touch and hold the entry. At the top right, tap More More and then Open in new tab.
    • To copy the site, touch and hold the entry. At the top right, tap More More and then Copy link.

Clear your history

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Chrome app Chrome.
  2. At the top right, tap More More and then History.
  3. Tap Clear browsing data.
  4. Check the box next to "Browsing history."
  5. Uncheck any other boxes you don't want to delete.
  6. Tap Clear data.

To delete your search history, learn about clearing activity saved in My Activity.

Delete an item from your history

You can delete certain parts of your history. To search for something specific, use the search bar at the top.

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Chrome app Chrome.
  2. At the top right, tap More More and then History.
  3. Find the entry you want to delete.
  4. To the right, tap Remove Remove.

To delete multiple items, touch and hold an entry. Select other entries you want to delete. Then, at the top right, tap Remove Remove.

Remove an image from New Tab page

To see the sites you visit most, open a new tab. To remove an image, touch and hold it. Then, select Remove.

Browse privately

If you don’t want Chrome to save your browsing history at all, you can browse in private with Incognito mode.

Using a Chromebook at work or school? Your network administrator can turn off browsing history. If history is off, your History page won't list webpages you've visited. Learn about using a managed Chrome device

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