Delete your browsing history

You can delete all or some of your Chrome browsing history. If you're signed in to Chrome on multiple computers or devices, deleting your browsing history will take effect on all other devices.

See your full web history

Your History page shows the websites that 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 that you've already deleted from your browsing history.

  1. Tap Menu More.
  2. Tap History.

Clear all of your history

  1. Tap Menu More.
  2. Tap History.
  3. At the bottom, tap Clear Browsing Data.
  4. Tick the box next to "Clear browsing history". It may be ticked by default.
  5. Untick any other boxes that you don't want to delete.
  6. Tap Clear.

Delete specific items from your history

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

  1. Tap Menu More.
  2. Tap History.
  3. Tap the X next to the specific entry that you want deleted.

Remove specific thumbnails from the New Tab page

To see your most frequently visited sites, open a New Tab page. To remove a thumbnail, touch & 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 that you've recently visited. Find out about using a managed Chrome device

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