How to Delete Google Search History on Android

Delete Google Search History

Sometime your friends take your phone to use internet and the first website all of us generally open is google.com. We all have some searched some content on Google which is private and we don’t want to reveal that in front of some friends. When anyone tap on Google search bar to search something, the search history pops up giving suggestion and that time your secret and wacky search result may come out to someone else. So you all want to remove that search results. This guide will help you to remove the Google search history on your browser.

How to Remove Google Search History?

There are two methods to remove Google search history seen in auto-complete

Method-1

Before starting the process you should upgrade Google search App. You can update your app from Playstore. If you want to clear some of the search history displayed on the search box, follow the below steps:-

Step 1

Open the Google Search App. You don’t need to sign in to do this.

Step 2

Tap on the search box. You will see some of the recent search queries.

Google Search Delete

Step 3

Tap and hold the query which you want to delete. A dialogue box will appear stating ‘Remove from search history’.

Step 4

Tap ‘OK’ to remove the Google search history.

The above method is useful only when you want to keep history and only delete those you don’t want others to see. If you want to remove more search queries then use next method. Under Google Control panel you can manage all your search history.

Method-2

Step 1

Open the browser on Android (Chrome Browser) and open google.com.

Step 2

Swipe Up and you will see ‘Settings’ option below. Select ‘History’ option from list appeared.

Delete Search history

Step 3

Now you have to sign into your Google Account because history is stored in your google account. Sign in to continue.

History Delete

 

Step 4

In ‘History’ menu you will see all of your search history listed there and you can manage them. History is arranged according to day of searching. You will see a small check-box button on left side of every search history saved there.

Google Search Settings

Step 5

Check the box near the search you want to delete. You will see the ‘Delete’ option on the top right corner.

Step 6

Tap on ‘DELETE’ to remove the search history.

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