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Delete your browsing history

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

See your full web history

Your History page shows the websites you've visited on Chrome in the last 90 days. It doesn’t store pages from secure websites, those you've visited in Incognito mode, or those you've already deleted from your browsing history.

  1. On your Android device, open the Chrome app Chrome.
  2. At the top right, tap More More.
  3. Tap History.

Clear all your history

  1. On your Android device, open the Chrome app Chrome.
  2. At the top right, tap More More.
  3. Tap History.
  4. At the bottom, tap Clear Browsing Data.
  5. Check the box next to "Browsing history." It may be checked by default.
  6. Uncheck any other boxes you don't want to delete.
  7. 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 device, open the Chrome app Chrome.
  2. At the top right, tap More More .
  3. Tap History.
  4. Find the entry you want to delete.
  5. To the 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 switch to Incognito mode.

Using a Chromebook at work or school? Your network administrator might turn off browsing history, in which case your History page won't list websites you've recently visited. Learn about using a managed Chrome device

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