As we explore the internet, the data of web pages you visit and the queries you search get stored for our future reference. This includessearch history, cookies, cached files, site data, etc. Though your browsing history helps you to reload visited sites faster and access unsaved web pages easily, it’s advised to clear them frequently so as to prevent them from occupying your phone’s storage unnecessarily and reduce the vulnerability of your privacy. This article guides you to clear your browsing history on your Android device.
How to Clear Browsing History on Android
There are different ways to clear your browsing history on your android device. Assuming that you use a Google account and the Chrome browser tosurfthe internet, we have listed two major and simplest ways to clear your browsing history. One is through the Chrome browser itself and another is through the Google app.
Clear Browsing History Using Chrome Browser
Chromebrowser on your phone.
Click on the
three dotsat the top right corner to access the
Now you will be seeing your browsing history. Click on
Clear browsing dataat the top.
Time rangeto which you want to clear your browsing data and then
check all three optionsi.e. Browsing history, Cookies and site data, Cached images and files and then click on
A popup may appear to clear data of some specific sites. You can check or uncheck them according to your need and then finally click on
Clear Browsing History Using Google App
Tap on your
Google account profileat the top right corner of the screen.
Now click on
Deleteand choose a
time rangeto which you want to clear your search history.
Finally, click on
Deleteand you are done. The browsing history of your google account will be deleted up to the time range you’ve selected.