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How to Clear Google Chrome History

Google Chrome is one of the most popular web browsers to online users. It provides a lot of features which help to use this browser smoothly and securely. Google Chrome history is one of the useful features in Google Chrome which helpfully caches or remembers a lot of browsing information specially username and password or login credential of your important web account when you visit various websites in internet. If you are the only user of your desktop or laptop, it is very helpful to you if your Google Chrome browser caches your browsing information in its history but if you use a public computer or a share computer, it will be very harmful to you if your important or secret information are kept in Google Chrome history. So, it is a better habit to clear your browsing history from Google Chrome history before closing your browser. Otherwise, your browsing history may appear to others and it will be absolutely harmful for you. So, this article is designed to show you how to clear browsing history from your Google Chrome browser.

Google Chrome History

Google Chrome History

Steps to Remove History from Google Chrome

It is important to remove or clear your browsing history information from Google Chrome caches before closing your browser. If you do not clear browsing history, any person who will use your browser in future without your knowledge can get your personal information or privacy information from your browser cache. So, clearing browsing information from Google Chrome history will always be a better decision for you. If you decide to clear browsing history on your Google Chrome browser, follow below simple steps which will show you proper guide to remove browsing history from Google Chrome cache.

  1. Click on Menu icon from right upper corner of your Google Chrome browser and hover your mouse on History menu item and then click on History option. Alternatively, you can press Ctrl+H key combination or type chrome://history in URL bar. Google Chrome history page will now appear in a new tab. In Google Chrome history page, you can see all the histories which were cached by your browser while you were browsing various webpages.
  2. If you want to remove history one by one or any specific history item, click on the drop-down icon located after that particular history item and then click on Remove from history option. The history item will be removed from the history list as soon as you click the option. You can also delete multiple history items at a time by clicking the check boxes located before the history items and then clicking the Remove selected items button.
  3. If you want to remove all the history items at a time, click on Clear browsing data… button from this history page. Clear browsing data pop up window will appear now. Choose your time period from the first drop down menu option and click on the check boxes those information you want to remove and then click on Clear browsing data button. All your desired history items will be deleted now and your history page will show blank.

If you do the above steps properly, the history information of your Google Chrome browser will be removed according to your demand and your browser will now be safe enough to secure your privacy.

How to clear browsing history from Google Chrome browser has been shown step by step in this article. I hope, you are now able to remove browsing history from your Google Chrome browser and you will always be conscious to remove your browsing history before closing your Google Chrome browser. However, if you face any problem which is related to Google Chrome browser, feel free to discuss in comment or contact with me from Contact page. I will try my best to stay with you.



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