How Do I Delete Search History?

Delete search history

By default, all web browsers on different devices save browsing or search history for suggestions and recommendations while browsing in the future. If you want to delete the search history, then it is just a few steps away. Following the steps below will help you delete search history on the browser.

On Google Chrome in Desktop:

  • Launch the Chrome app on your device, then find the Hamburger icon at the upper-right corner of the window and click it to open the options.
  • Select the History option from the list of options, following that, choose History from the left side menus.
  • Next, select the Clear all browsing data button and then Clear browsing data dialog box appears on the screen.
  • Choose the Clear browsing history item by ticking the checkbox of the option, and you can set the time period for which you have to erase the data from the drop-down menu.
  • And finally, select the Clear browsing data button to erase the data.

On Safari, Mac:

  • Open the Safari application on the Mac device.
  • Then, click the Safari menu on the menu bar next to the Apple icon.
  • From the list of options, choose Clear History. A pop-up window appears on the dock.
  • Set the time duration in the Clear field for which you can erase the browsing history and click the Clear History button.

On Mozilla Firefox in Desktop:

  • Open Firefox browser application on the desktop computer.
  • Select the hamburger icon at the upper-right end of the browser window and click the Options menu.
  • On the next page, choose Privacy from the left navigation menus.
  • Click on the clear your recent history link under the History section.
  • In the Clear Recent History box, choose the time range for erasing the history from the drop-down menu.
  • Click the arrow symbol beside the Details menu, choose Form & Search History, and select Clear Now.

On Internet Explorer:

  • After opening the Internet Explorer browser window on the desktop, click the Tools menu on the menu bar.
  • Select the Delete Browsing History option from the options list.
  • Choose the items in the Delete Browsing History, which you have to delete, and click the Delete button to delete search history.