When you use your Internet browser to search for things that interest you, your Web browser records the websites you visit to make it easier to find them in the future. This feature is called “Browsing history” and although this is a very useful feature, on the other hand, if you use a computer that is shared by other people, it intrudes on your privacy. This is a step-by-step guide on how to view and delete all or part of your browsing history in Google Chrome.
How to View Browsing History in Google Chrome
First of all, open Google Chrome and go to history view and options (settings).. For this:
Open the Chrome main menu and select “History“.*
*Tip: You can also open the history settings by typing: chrome://history in the URL address bar.
In the History window, you have the following options:
- Option 1: Clear all browsing history data within a certain period of time.
- Option 2: View and clean up specific visited pages.
How to clear browsing history in Google Chrome.
Option 1: Clear all browsing history data in Chrome for a certain period of time.
Let’s assume that we want to delete all or part of our browsing history. For this:
1. Click on “Clear browser data” button.*
* Tip: You can also open this menu by typing: chrome://settings/clearBrowserData in the URL address bar.
3. “atClear browser data” options:
a. Click the drop-down arrow to select the period for which you want to delete viewing data. (eg the beginning of time).
b. Then you can select the type of data that should be removed from the history (for example, form data, passwords, etc. autofill) and click the button. “Clearing the vision data” button.
Option 2: View and clear specific visited pages in Chrome.
If you want to delete specific page(s) from your browsing history, check the box(es) for each web page you want to delete and click “”.Remove selected items” button above: