Sunday, February 19, 2017

see and delete your entire Google search history

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/see-delete-google-history/

Here’s how you can download your Google history:

Step 1: Sign into your Google account.

Step 2: View your Web & App Activity

Step 3: In the top right corner of the page, click the cog icon and select “Download.”

Step 4: Click “Create Archive.”

Step 5: When your personal archive is ready to be downloaded, Google will send you an email. You can then view the archive in the “Takeout Folder” of your Google Drive. You can also choose to download the list as a zip of JSON files onto your computer.

Here’s how you can delete your Google history:

Step 1: Sign into your Google account.

Step 2: View your Web & App Activity

Step 3: In the top right corner of the page, click the cog icon and select “Remove Items.”

Step 4: Choose time period for which you want to delete items. To delete your entire history, select “The Beginning of Time.”

Step 5: Click “Remove.”

There are also options to delete individual search items, searches that have occurred in more recent periods, and searches from mobile or tablet devices.

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