Clear your Toolbar search history

You can clear your Google Toolbar search history at any time. You can also turn off Toolbar search history to prevent future searches from being stored in Toolbar.

Clear your Toolbar search history

  1. Go to the Toolbar search box.
  2. Click the drop-down arrow, and select Clear History.

I don't see Clear History

If you don’t see the Clear History link at the bottom of the drop-down, try typing a single letter in the search box. If you still don't see Clear History, you might not have any history to clear or you previously turned off Toolbar search history.

Turn off Toolbar search history

  1. On the right side of the Toolbar, click the wrench
  2. Under the "Search features" section, untick "Store search history on my computer."
  3. Click Save.

Now Toolbar won't store your future searches.

Clear search history in other places

You might also want to clear your search and browser history from places other than Google Toolbar. Here are a few examples:

  • All Google search history: Learn how to delete all your Google search history tied to your Google Account.
  • Browser search history: Your searches may also be stored in your browser, like Internet Explorer or Firefox. To learn how to clear this information, see your browser's help centre. If you're using Google Chrome, learn how to delete your browsing history in the Chrome Help Centre.
  • Passwords and usernames: Many browsers, like Internet Explorer or Firefox, allow you to remove all of your browser data, including settings like stored passwords. See your browser's help centre for instructions. If you use Google Chrome, learn how to delete browsing data in the Chrome Help Centre.