moderated Turn Off Browsing History in Google Account
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These are those steps I was trying to tell you about yesterday. It took me
a little while to clean them up. They are below 2 times, the same steps
from 2 different sources.
how do I turn off, History, in the latest Google Chrome
list of 7 items
1. Open the Google Chrome browser on your computer. ...
2. Click your profile icon. ...
3. Click My Account. ...
4. Click Manage your Google activity under Personal info & privacy. ...
5. Click GO TO ACTIVITY CONTROLS. ...
6. Slide the Web & App Activity switch to Off position. ...
7. Click PAUSE in the pop-up.
How to Turn Off Browsing History on Chrome
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Updated: May 15, 2018
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This wikiHow teaches you how to stop saving your browsing and search
activity on your Google account in Chrome. There's no option to stop logging
browsing data locally on your computer, but you can turn off logging it on
your online account.
list of 7 items
Image titled Turn Off Browsing History on Chrome Step 1
Open the Google Chrome browser on your computer. The Chrome icon looks like
a three-colored circle with a blue dot at the center.
Image titled Turn Off Browsing History on Chrome Step 2
Click your profile icon. It looks like a thumbnail of your Google profile
picture in the upper-right corner of the New Tab page. It will open a
list of 3 items nesting level 1
. If you don't have a profile picture, this button will show your name's
. If Chrome opens up to a different page than the New Tab page, simply open
a new tab to find this button.
. If you're not already signed into your Google account on Chrome, you will
see a blue Sign in button here. In this case, click it and sign into your
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Click My Account. It's a blue button on the drop-down menu. It will open the
My Account page for your Google account.
Click Manage your Google activity under Personal info & privacy. You can
find this option in the middle column on your My Account page.
If you can't see this option, click Personal info & privacy at the top.
Then, look for this option on the left navigation panel.
Click GO TO ACTIVITY CONTROLS. This option is written in blue letters under
the Activity controls heading. It's located on the right-hand side of your
screen. It will open your Activity controls page.
Slide the Web & App Activity switch to Off position. The switch looks blue
when it's On. You will have to confirm your action in a new pop-up window.
Click PAUSE in the pop-up. This will confirm your action, and turn off the
Web & App Activity switch. The switch will turn gray. Chrome will now stop
your browsing and searching data on your Google account.