You probably know that when you are not signed in with a Google account and make a Google search query, your search won’t be stored in the My Activity section of your Google account. Nevertheless, if you are, then your search will be automatically stored in that section. If you don’t want others to be able to see what you have searched for in order to increase your privacy, it’s best to know how to view and delete your Google search history. Wanna know how it’s done? Let’s walk along with me.
Steps to view your Google Search history
Step 1: First off, you are supposed to navigate to the Google web page and sign into Google.
Step 2: Once you are in, click the Profile button in the upper right corner of the page, and then click the My Account button.
Step 3: You need to scroll down a bit, and then click on the Manage your Google Activity link.
Step 4: Now, scroll down some more until you see the Review activity section. Just click the Go to My Activity link located under the section.
Step 5: You are now presented with a timeline of everything you have searched for with your Google account. The timeline should show you your search history, YouTube videos you watched and more.
Steps to remove Google search query history items in bulk
Before diving in, note that performing this task will remove everything permanently.
Removing small groups of Google search query items
Step 1: First, you will need to scroll through the timeline and choose a group you wish to delete.
Step 2: Next, click the Menu button in the header section of an item with the queries you wish to delete, and then click Delete in the popup.
Step 3: You can either check or uncheck the box for Don’t show again, and click OK to proceed.
Step 4: You are now prompted to click Delete to confirm your Google search query deletion.
Removing Google search history items based on a date range
Step 1: First, you need to click the Menu button located at the top of the web page.
Step 2: Choose Delete activity from the drop-down menu.
Step 3: You are asked to choose a date range and the type of the product you wish to delete the history of.
Step 4: Choose Search below the All Products drop-down menu.
Step 5: Choose All products in the drop-down to remove your entire Google history.
Step 6: In the end, click Delete.
Removing all Google search query items
Step 1: Click the Menu button located at the top of the web page.
Step 2: Choose Delete activity by from the drop-down menu.
Step 3: Click the Today option and change it to All time from the drop-down menu.
Step 4: Click the Delete button located at the bottom of the page.
Step 5: You are prompted to click the Delete button again to confirm your action.
Removing Google search query history items singularly
You can remove Google search query history items singularly without taking the above lengthy steps to delete just one query. To do this, you just need to head to the search bar and start the search again to bring up your previous query that shows ups in bold purple color. You now need to click the Remove button on right of that query in order to remove it from your Web search history.
That’s all there is to it! Got any questions? Let us know in the comments below.
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