How to clear history on Google Chrome for Android

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Dec 4, 2013, 12:04:42 PM via Website

Clearing the browsing history on Chrome for Android has bit a of a task. So here is a way to clear the history on your Android phone.

First you must go to Chrome's browsing history:
1. Press the menu key, then select "History."
2. Once the history data comes up, press the "X" next to the sites you want to clear. Another option is to click on the "Clear browsing data" button. This will clear your entire browsing history, cache, cookies & site.

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Dec 4, 2013, 4:07:35 PM via Website

By the way, I wrote an article about this recently that has these and other steps to view and delete your browsing history, as well as some privacy tips and how to manage your Chrome browser history on your PC as well.

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Dec 7, 2015, 11:48:38 AM via Website

Hello Mary,

You can see all your browsing history by typing chrome:history in the address bar.

Touch Chrome menu > Settings.
Touch (Advanced) Privacy.
Touch Clear browsing data.

Your all browsing data will Clear.


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Dec 11, 2015, 2:05:52 PM via Website

But this deletes your entire history & cache. if i want to delete a particular history then, what should i do?

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Feb 19, 2017, 12:55:52 PM via Website

1.Tap the “Tools” icon in the upper-right corner of Google Chrome for Android.
2.Select Settings from the menu.
3.Tap the Under the Hood tab.
4.Tap Clear browsing data.
5.Make sure there’s a check in the box labeled Clear browsing history. You can also check off each item you want to clear/delete – such as the browser cache, cookies, and passwords. Tap the Clear button when you’re done.
6.You’ll be returned to the main Settings screen. You can close the window or Chrome itself – your browsing history has now been deleted.

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Mar 15, 2017, 2:52:09 PM via Website

you can use an app named cache cleaner to remove your history from all chrome devices

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Mar 23, 2017, 11:58:50 AM via Website

Its very simple to clear the history on google chrome... its not hard process...

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Aug 1, 2017, 1:12:29 PM via Website

just go to settings and tap reset to erase every data

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Jul 26, 2018, 12:15:43 AM via Website

It is very easy to clear the history from the google chrome just go to the top of the bar where are three dots are given click that you will get the option of history go there and clean this by deleting them.

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Oct 7, 2019, 9:15:20 AM via Website

thanks for sharing helpful information.<3

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Mar 24, 2020, 1:17:24 PM via Website

Open Google Chrome tap the 3 dots top right open Settings then Privacy scroll to the bottom of that screen open Clear browsing data.

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This will open where you decide what to delete

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And Advanced opens more and is worth looking at before you hit Clear data I did not look ones and lost 50 saved passwords what a mess.

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Select what you want to delete and hit Clear data and job is done.

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