Turn on & check your Assistant activity on Chromebook

When you set up your Google Assistant on your Chromebook, you may be asked to turn on certain settings. You can choose to turn them on or off at any time. Learn about settings you may be asked to turn on.

Turn your activity settings on or off

  1. Go to your Google Account activity controls. You might need to sign in to your account.
  2. Turn these settings on or off:
    • Web & App Activity
    • Device Information
    • Voice & Audio Activity

Important: When you turn on these settings, you turn them on for your Assistant and other Google services you use. 

Check your Google Assistant activity

If your Assistant has access to your Google Account and your Web & App Activity is turned on, your interactions with your Assistant will be saved to your account.

  1. Go to your Google Account's Assistant activity page. If you haven't already, sign in to your Google Account.
  2. At the top of the page, search for an activity or filter by date.

Tip: To view specific activity info, in an activity’s banner, select More  and then Details.

Delete your Assistant activity

  1. Go to your Google Account's Assistant activity page. If you haven't already, sign in to your Google Account.
  2. At the top right, on the "Google Assistant" banner, select More and then Delete activity by.
  3. Under "Delete Google Assistant Activity," choose a time period.
  4. Select Delete.

Important: When you delete all activity, it can take a day before the activity is deleted from your other devices.

Common questions

How does Google use my information?

We use data to make our services, like the Google Assistant, more useful to you. You can learn more at Google's Privacy Policy page.

Are my interactions with the Google Assistant used to improve it?

We'll continue to improve the usefulness of the Google Assistant over time, and part of this is through learning from past activity with the Google Assistant.

Does Google use my interactions with the Google Assistant to personalize ads I see?

If you interact with the Google Assistant, we may use these interactions to deliver more useful ads. You can delete past interactions with your Assistant at any time.

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