Check & delete your Chrome browsing history

You can check your browsing history in Chrome. You can also continue browsing what you’ve already started on a desktop or laptop computer, and find related searches.

If you don’t want a record of pages you visited in Chrome, you can delete all or some of your browsing history. If you delete your browsing history, it takes effect on all devices where you're signed in to Chrome and sync your history to your Google Account.

Separately, you can also delete your Google search history from your account.

What your History lists

Your History lists the pages you've visited on Chrome in the last 90 days. It doesn't store: 

  • Chrome pages like chrome://settings
  • Pages you’ve visited in private browsing
  • Deleted pages from your browsing history
Tip: If you're signed in to Chrome and sync your history, then your History also shows pages you’ve visited on your synced devices.
Find your history
  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open Chrome Chrome.
  2. Tap More More and then History .
Delete your history
  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open Chrome Chrome.
  2. Tap More More and then History .
  3. At the bottom, tap Delete Browsing Data.
  4. Check Browsing History. It may be checked by default.
  5. Uncheck any other items you don't want to delete.
  6. Tap Delete Browsing Data and then Delete Browsing Data.
  7. At the top right, tap Done.
Delete an item from your history
  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open Chrome Chrome.
  2. Tap More More and then History .
  3. At the bottom, tap Edit.
  4. Check the entries you want to delete.
  5. Tap Delete.
  6. At the top right, tap Done.
Tip: To search for something specific, use the search bar at the top.

Remove suggested sites from the New Tab page

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open a new tab.
  2. To remove an image, touch and hold it.
  3. 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.

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

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