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Google makes it easier to delete search history: Here is how you can do it

Google makes it easier to delete search history: Here is how you can do it

Google makes it easier to delete search history: Here is how you can do it
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By CNBC-TV18 Oct 26, 2018 6:19:24 AM IST (Updated)

Google has decided to take a small step towards increasing the user's privacy by making it much easier to delete the search history

Google has decided to take a small step towards increasing the user's privacy by making it much easier to delete the search history.

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According to the new update, without ever leaving Search, you can now review and delete your recent Search activity, get quick access to the most relevant privacy controls in your Google Account, and learn more about how Search works with your data.
Here's how to delete your google search history
For deleting the search information, go to Google account on your smartphone or desktop and click on the menu button in the upper left corner. From the resulting drop-down, choose Your data in Search. That will open a page; scroll down until you see Delete your Search activity. You have the choice to delete the last hour of search terms or everything ever collected about your search activity.
You can also look over the search terms used and then scroll up on the page to Your Search activity.
The company is also providing quick access to the privacy controls Google Account that are most relevant as you use Search.  Additionally, you can access your Activity Controls to decide what information Google saves to your account and uses to make Search and other Google services faster, smarter and more useful.
There will be other privacy settings like control for ads that Google displays while you search.
These new features are available on both the mobile and desktop versions of the Google Search web pages and it will be added to the company’s iOS and Android apps in the coming weeks.
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