How to stop google showing previous searches?

How Do I Get Google to Stop Showing Previous Searches

If you want to stop google showing previous searches, refer to the easy instructions provided on this web page.


Signed into the Gmail account:

  • Step 1: Open a web browser application on your Android mobile phone.
  • Step 2: If you have a Gmail account, sign-in to it using the email address and password.
  • Step 3: Tap the Settings icon and select the Search Settings option.
  • Step 4: On the Search Settings screen, tap the Manage option next to Search History and touch the Settings icon.
  • Step 5: Touch the Turn Off option and then close the web browser.
  • Step 6: Navigate to the Application Manager, choose the web browser, and tap the Clear Cache.
  • Step 7: This will clear all the previous Google searches.
  • Step 8: Open the web browser and check if Google shows any previous searches.

Without signing in to the Gmail account:

  • Step 1: After opening a web browser on the Android mobile phone, access the Google account.
  • Step 2: Tap Settings Search Settings and then select the radio button next to the ‘Do not save searches’ option.
  • Step 3: Finally, touch the Save option.


Preventing search history from saving on the Google account:

Go to your computer, navigate to Activity Controls, and turn off the activity that you don’t need to save.

Deleting all the activity on the Google account:

  • Launch the default web browser on your computer and then access the Google account.
  • Click the Data & Personalization option on the left panel.
  • Navigate to the Activity and timeline section, click the More or three-dot icon at the upper-right corner, and click the ‘Delete Activity by’ button.
  • Go to the ‘Delete by date’ section, click the down arrow key, and choose the All Time option.
  • Once you click the Delete button, all the search activities on the Google account will be deleted.
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