3 Ways to Erase Google History on Android Phones

When searching through Google, the keywords you are looking for will leave a trail called history or search history. If the keywords you are looking for are private or sensitive, you should delete these search traces.

Especially if you really respect the privacy of personal data. You certainly do not want if this personal search is snooped and abused. For example, if your Android cell phone is borrowed by someone else.

No need to worry, here’s how to delete Google’s history on an Android phone that is summarized from the Google Help blog:

1. How to delete search keywords on Google

You can use this method to delete specific Google search keywords. The trick is to open the Google application on the cellphone then click Search Bar or the search field on the front page.

There you will see the last eight keywords that you search through Google. Select a keyword, click and hold for a few seconds until a notification appears.

After that, click Delete and the keyword will immediately disappear from Google’s search history.

2. How to delete Google history

This method can be used if you want to delete more Google history and in a fairly long period of time. How to open the Google Chrome application on your Android phone.

Click the menu in the form of three dots in the upper right corner, then select the History option and click Clear browsing data. There you will see the time range of history you wish to erase.

You can choose between the options of the last hour, the last 24 hours, the last 7 days, the last 4 weeks or all the time. Check ‘Browsing history’ and uncheck other data that you don’t want to delete.

Click Delete data in the lower right corner and your Google Chrome history will be deleted.

3. How to Delete Items from History

This method can be used if you want to delete specific items from Google history. The trick is to open the History menu in Google Chrome as above.

Once open, find the item entry that you want to delete. Click the X icon on the right to delete it.

To delete several items at once, click and hold the items you want to delete. When finished selecting, click the trash can icon on the top right-hand side.

Quite an easy right?