How To Check Search History On Android

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To view your search history on an Android device, you can follow these general steps:

  1. Google Search History:
    • Open the Google app on your Android device.
    • Tap on your profile picture or initial in the top-right corner.
    • Tap on “Search history.”
    • You will see a list of your recent searches.
  2. Chrome Browser History:
    • Open the Chrome app on your Android device.
    • Tap the three-dot menu in the top-right corner.
    • Select “History.”
    • You will see a list of your browsing history, including websites you have visited.
  3. Device Search History (if enabled):
    • Open the Settings app on your Android device.
    • Scroll down and tap on “Google.”
    • Tap on “Manage your Google Account.”
    • Go to the “Data & personalization” section.
    • Under “Activity controls,” tap on “Web & App Activity.”
    • Toggle the switch to enable or disable “Web & App Activity.” If enabled, you can view your search history here.

To clear your search history on an Android device, you can follow these general steps:

  1. Google Search History:
    • Open the Google app on your Android device.
    • Tap on your profile picture or initial in the top-right corner.
    • Tap on “Search history.”
    • Tap on the three-dot menu in the top-right corner.
    • Select “Delete activity by” from the dropdown menu.
    • Choose the time range for which you want to delete your search history (e.g., Last hour, Last day, All time).
    • Tap on “Delete” to confirm.
  2. Chrome Browser History:
    • Open the Chrome app on your Android device.
    • Tap the three-dot menu in the top-right corner.
    • Select “History.”
    • Tap on “Clear browsing data” at the bottom of the screen.
    • Choose the time range for which you want to clear your browsing data (e.g., Last hour, Last 24 hours, Last 7 days, All time).
    • Check the box next to “Browsing history.”
    • Optionally, you can also check other types of data you want to clear, such as Cookies and site data, Cached images and files, etc.
    • Tap on “Clear data” to confirm.
  3. Device Search History (if enabled):
    • Open the Settings app on your Android device.
    • Scroll down and tap on “Google.”
    • Tap on “Manage your Google Account.”
    • Go to the “Data & personalization” section.
    • Under “Activity controls,” tap on “Web & App Activity.”
    • Tap on “Manage activity.”
    • Tap on the three-dot menu in the top-right corner.
    • Select “Delete activity by” from the dropdown menu.
    • Choose the time range for which you want to delete your search history.
    • Tap on “Delete” to confirm.

Please note that the steps may vary slightly depending on the version of Android and the specific apps installed on your device. Additionally, some apps or browsers may have their own settings for managing and viewing search history.

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