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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 that you've visited on Chrome in the last 90 days. It doesn’t store pages from secure websites, those that you've visited in incognito mode or those that 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. Tick the box next to "Browsing history". It may be ticked by default.
  6. Untick any other boxes that you don't want to delete.
  7. Tap Clear data.

To delete your search history, find out 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 that you want to delete.
  5. To the right, tap Remove Remove.

Remove an image from New Tab page

To see the sites that 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 that you've recently visited. Find out about using a managed Chrome device

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