How to Clear Google Activity

Posted August 1, 2016 by Leomar Umpad in Apps, Google, Internet

Google keeps a record of all your activity. This includes your searches, browsing history, and other actions that require Google products such as YouTube searches. You can individually delete items, delete by Google product, or delete all the activity on your Google account. This tutorial explains how to clear Google activity using your web browser.

How to Delete Google Searches and Other Google Activity

Take control of what is displayed on your Google activity by following the steps below:

1.Go to Google’s website.Google Site
2.Click on the Sign in button in the upper-right corner of your screen.Google Sign In 3.Enter your Google email account. Enter Google Username
4.Click on Next to proceed. Click on Next
5.Enter your Google account password.Enter Password
6.Click on Sign in to proceed.Click on Sign In
7.You will now be signed in to your account. Click on your profile picture in the upper-right corner of the browser.Google Sign icon 8.Click on the My Account button. My Account
9.You will now be taken to your Google account details.Google Account Page
10.Under Personal info & privacy, click on the Manage your Google activity option.Google Account Page Manage Your Google Activity
11.On the next page, click on the GO TO MY ACTIVITY button.go to my activity
12.You will now be shown all of your recorded Google activity.Google Activity Display
13.You can filter the information that you want to clear by date by using the filter by date feature. Google Activity Display Filter By Date
14.Choose the date that you want to clear, and click on the Search button in the upper-right corner of the screen.Google Activity Display Filter By Date Search
15.Your activities from the selected date will be displayed.Google Filter by Date Display
16.You can filter the search by Google product.Google Filter by Google Products
17.For this tutorial, I have chosen YouTube.Google Filter by Google Products Youtube
18.All of your YouTube activity from the date you selected will be displayed.Google Filter by Google Products Youtube Display
19.Click on the options icon for the Google product (in this case, Youtube) if you want to delete ALL of your activities on the product. Google Product Options
20.Click on the options icon for each activity if you only want to delete a specific activity. Options Per Category
21.Whatever you choose in Steps 19 and 20, click on Delete to proceed with deleting the selection.Click on Delete
22.You are done.

I have just provided you with a detailed description of how to clear your Google activity. If you are having problems with any of the steps outlined, leave me a message in the comments section below. I would be happy to help you.


About Leomar Umpad

A supply chain operations manager by profession. A technology-lover and a writer by heart. I have the passion to teach and inform.
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