How to clear your browser history on an Android device


– [Voiceover] When you
browse the internet, your browser history leaves a trail of the places you visited online. Other people can follow
this trail if they want, and more than your
privacy could be at stake. Log in details and personal information are sometimes also stored
in your browser history. If you don’t someone to know
the websites you visited, you can erase your trail by
clearing your browser history. Android devices allow you to
clear your browser history. Here’s how, if you’re using the default
browser for Android devices. Google Chrome. While your Android device might be a little different
to the one on the screen, the steps to clear browser
history will be similar. Open Google Chrome and tap
more in the top-right corner. Tap settings, and then locate and tap privacy. Tap clear browsing data. At clear data from, tap the down arrow and select however long
back you want to clear your search history. Select the types of
data you want to clear. If you’re very concerned
about your privacy, check all the boxes, so that
everything gets cleared. Tap clear data. Another option to keep
your browsing private is to use incognito mode. Watch our separate video
on incognito browsing. Find out more at eSafety for Women.

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